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Jim Couch, OKC's longest city manager, to retire in January

Jim Couch will retire in January after 18 years as city manager of Oklahoma City, saying Monday the time is right to open...

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Taxes, oil supply crunches were on the minds of readers in this month's energy chat.

In the September energy chat, readers asked about when Oklahoma will start to see financial fruit from an increased gross...

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Rural Sourcing aims to compete against world from Bricktown

Rural Sourcing, a software development company, is set to start hiring for its proposed new location in Bricktown later this...

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Trade Talk: Trustworthy leaders spawn the best workers, OK Ethics keynoter preaches

Trade Talk: Trustworthy leaders spawn the best workers, OK Ethics keynoter preaches

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Local legend touched many lives

Industry giant Jim Vallion's passage comes on the heels of losing Tad Blood, Chad Sparks and Elmer Kemp. The Oklahoman's Food...

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Q&A with Terry L. Watt: Oklahoma law requires employees to turn over passwords to employers

Q&A with Terry L. Watt: Oklahoma law requires employees to turn over passwords to employers

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 19, 2018

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People focus part of Innovation District effort in Oklahoma City

The proposed “innovation district” encompasses an area alternately known as the Oklahoma Health Center, OU Medical Center and...

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UK lawmakers: "Wild West" cryptocurrencies need regulation

LONDON (AP) — British lawmakers are urging regulation for cryptocurrencies such as bitcoin in a report that describes the...

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EU: Luxembourg did not give selective tax deal to McDonald's

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union has ruled that Luxembourg did not give the U.S. fast food giant McDonald's a special sweet...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Wednesday, Sept. 19, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 19, 2018

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Trump: Declassified Russia probe papers expose 'bad things'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump is flexing his executive power to declassify secret documents in the Russia...

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Senate backs bill to avert shutdown, boost military spending

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Tuesday approved a wide-ranging, $854 billion bill that funds the military and a host of...

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Heating ducts hiding asbestos?

Heating ducts hiding asbestos?

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Paul Bianchina, Crawlspace vapor barrier is important protection for your home

Paul Bianchina: Crawlspace vapor barrier is important protection for your home.

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Markets Right Now: Markets shrug off trade and end higher

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Investors shrugged off the latest...

Let the games begin: State Fair returns to Oklahoma City

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Neal Petersen has attended the Oklahoma State Fair since before he can remember, and for years he's tried to ride every ride. “I moved to Oklahoma when I was 14,” Petersen said. “But I was coming before because my dad has always lived here.”...

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Paving its future: Ferrari unveils wide-ranging new plans

MARANELLO, Italy (AP) — Ferrari is paving its way to future growth with a look to its roots.The company's new CEO, Louis...

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The Latest: Lawsuit filed over natural gas explosions

BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on natural gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local):2:25 p.m.A class action lawsuit has been...

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Tesla stock drops after on report company faces US criminal probe over Musk's take-private Tweet

Tesla shares dropped more than 2 percent after Bloomberg News reported that the company is facing a criminal probe over...

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Thai police show off seizures of meth, heroin, marijuana

BANGKOK (AP) — Thai police on Tuesday announced three large seizures of illegal drugs, including 10 million methamphetamine...

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Sloan Foundation programmer to receive honorary book award

NEW YORK (AP) — If you're a fan of "Hidden Figures" and Margot Lee Shetterly's story of three black female mathematicians'...

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The Latest: Greece to move 2,000 people out of migrant camp

NICOSIA, Cyprus (AP) — The Latest on migrants and asylum-seekers in Europe (all times local):4:50 p.m.Greece's government...

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USDA looking into why camel bucked at circus, hurting 7

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A federal agency is looking into an accident involving a startled camel that began bucking while a woman and...

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Recap: Energy Chat with Adam Wilmoth and Jack Money

Review a transcript of September's Energy Chat.

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Financial literacy teacher is example of what Oklahoma needs

A couple of weeks ago, I wrote about how Drew Rhodes, senior government teacher at U.S. Grant High School in Oklahoma City, is...

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Programs benefit families shopping farmers markets

Oklahoma has 40 farmers markets accepting Supplemental Nutrition Assistance Program (SNAP) and Senior Farmers Market benefits...

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Clara Luper. Katherine Johnson. Ida B. Wells. Jocelyn Bell Burnell. Each woman pursued radical changes in society or groundbreaking science that contributed...

Michelle Millben shared stories of some remarkable women in a rousing address at the first OK-WISE conference at the Embassy...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Tuesday, Sept. 18, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 18, 2018

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OKC City Manager Jim Couch's retirement coincides with start of new era

The announcement by Jim Couch on Monday that he is set to retire doesn't just mark the end of a record stint as city manager,...

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Technology news briefs

Machines to handle most tasks by 2025 GENEVA — More than half of all workplace tasks will be carried out by machines by 2025,...

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Q&A on restrictive covenant agreements with Brandon D. Kemp, associate attorney, Ogletree Deakins

Q&A on restrictive covenant agreements with Brandon D. Kemp, associate attorney, Ogletree Deakins

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Noble Research Institute plans two events in Ardmore

ARDMORE — The Noble Research Institute will host two Oct. 4 events. The first, a session about ways to control feral hogs, is...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Myriad Gardens merry-go-round is ready for customers

It was sunset and, even with Shakespeare at the Park performing at the water stage, Myriad Gardens was fairly quiet with just a...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 18, 2018

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A green beer that looks like algae? It's all for clean water

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — There are spicy beers and even peanut butter beers, made to stand out on crowded shelves. Then there's a...

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McDonald's workers walk out in 10 US cities over 'sexual harassment epidemic'

Last summer Tanya Harrell was working in McDonald’s in Gretna, Louisiana, when she says a co-worker started making unwanted...

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Amazon investigates employees leaking data for bribes

Amazon.com is investigating suspected data leaks and bribes of its employees as it fights to root out fake reviews and other...

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Coca-cola 'closely watching' market for cannabis-infused drinks

Coca-Cola says it's "closely watching" the growth of the use of a non-psychoactive element of cannabis in wellness drinks.

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Deep Deuce restaurant Urban Johnnie closes its doors

Downtown sports bar and restaurant, Urban Johnnie, closed Monday. The restaurant at 121 NE 2 in Deep Deuce announced its...

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Saudi fund pumps $1B into Silicon Valley electric car maker

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Saudi Arabia's sovereign wealth fund invested more than $1 billion Monday in a Silicon...

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Bryan White, Clayton I. Bennett, Ladd Drummond and David Boren to be among 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame induction presenters

The accomplished Oklahomans to be inducted into the 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class each have selected a friend or colleague...

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US, EU and China vie for influence in Eastern Europe

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday reaffirmed Washington's support for a business summit that aims to...

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Jim Couch announces retirement as city manager of Oklahoma City

Jim Couch, the longest serving city manager in Oklahoma City history, is announcing his retirement this morning to the...

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Mind Your Own Business: Trustworthy leaders spawn the best workers, OK Ethics keynoter preaches

Studies show employees who consider their leaders fair and trustworthy are more satisfied with their jobs, are better...

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Wall Street salaries highest since 2008 crisis, report finds

ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — Salaries on Wall Street rose last year to their highest level since the 2008 financial crisis, according to...

Arcadia couple riding with co-op driven to preserve Arizona Route 66 icon

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New Route 66 Co-Op, formed to buy and preserve the Painted Desert Trading Post in eastern Arizona, peels out with a $20,000 matching grant from the National Park Service Route 66 Corridor Preservation Program.

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Renewed US tariff fears stalk global stock markets

LONDON (AP) — Global stock markets started the new week on a soft note as investors waited to see if the U.S. slaps tariffs on...

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#OKC Civic Life is a weekly look at Oklahoma City civic news.

William Crum: #OKC Civic Life is a weekly look at Oklahoma City civic news.

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Jim Vallion leaves a legacy of philanthropy

Jim Vallion, half of the founding partnership of Val-Gene Associates and owner of Trochta's Flowers, passes away at the age of...

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Billboard dispute roils Hefner Parkway neighbors

Hearts for Hearing filed papers Sept. 4 in Oklahoma County District Court to block its neighbor, Our Lord's Community Church,...

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Flooding fears surge as rivers rise; Wilmington cut off

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Catastrophic flooding from Florence spread across the Carolinas on Sunday, with roads to Wilmington cut...

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'The Predator' gobbles up competition at box office

LOS ANGELES (AP) — "The Predator" is at the top of the food chain in its first weekend in theaters.20th Century Fox said Sunday...

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Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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Personally speaking: Timothy Pehrson

Personally speaking: Timothy Pehrson

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Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

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Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

Eagle & Beagle: Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Depth of Winter: A Longmire Mystery” by Craig Johnson (Viking) 2. “Princess Saves Herself in...

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Wild times led to rules oil and gas operators follow today that could limit their wells' productions.

While they don't get much attention these days, annual production limits on Oklahoma wells still are enacted and enforced by...

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James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

James Frey, author of "A Million Little Pieces," highlights book events this week.

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Futures File: Florence roils commodities markets

Futures File: Florence roils commodities markets

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Taking Stock: Artful investment could end in ugly picture

Taking Stock: Artful investment could end in ugly picture

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How to write a qualifications summary

Dear Sam: I’m really struggling to see why my resumes aren’t effective. I have spent time explaining what I did at each job,...

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Germany's DW: Harassment claims against ex-staffer credible

CAIRO (AP) — Allegations of sexual harassment against a former employee at the German broadcaster Deutsche Welle have proven...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 15

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 15.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 15, 2018, the Suncrest

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 15, 2018, the Suncrest.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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OKC Central Commentary: Autonomous vehicles, MAPS and more

OKC Central Commentary: Autonomous vehicles, MAPS and more

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts.

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Parade of Homes Hit Parade

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, continues Saturday and Sunday...

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OKC mayor's gift kick-starts MAPS 3 park endowment drive

Dropping for a moment his persona as a public figure, Mayor David Holt on Friday created a living legacy to his parents with...

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Price Tower commons charrette, garden tour, Plaza District Festival, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Price Tower commons charrette, garden tour, Plaza District Festival, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 15, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 15, 2018.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 15, 2018

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Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of...

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Should Realtors' ethics violations be available to the public?

Should Realtors' ethics violations be available to the public?

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Marni Jameson, Great design takes center court at U.S. Open

Marni Jameson: Great design takes center court at U.S. Open

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Rains don't dampen Parade of Homes Fall Classic

Homebuilder Prinston Wilson plans to take notes while in Seattle How do builders build when it rains so much?

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Heritage Hills home tour set for Oct. 13-14

Heritage Hills home tour set for Oct. 13-14.

U.S. becomes world's largest oil producer

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The United States likely has become the world's largest crude oil producer, earlier this year outpacing Russia and Saudi Arabia, the U.S. Energy Information Administration said this week.

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How to attract beautiful songbirds to your backyard

By taking a few simple measures, you can give birds an incentive to visit your backyard.

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Fall is the best time to plant most trees and shrubs

Fall is the best time to plant most trees and shrubs

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Devon Energy completes first stage of buyback program

Devon Energy Corp. executives have completed the first phase of the company's plan to buy back $4 billion in the company's stock.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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The Latest: Forecast: Florence threat continues overnight

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Florence (all times local):11 p.m. Tropical Storm Florence is crawling slowly...

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The Latest: NTSB investigators could be on scene for a week

LAWRENCE, Mass. (AP) — The Latest on gas explosions in Massachusetts (all times local):9:01 p.m.The National Transportation...

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Hurricane Florence pummels Carolinas without respite

Millions of people in the path of Florence are hunkering down Friday as the monster storm pummels North and South Carolina,...

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4 dead as Hurricane Florence drenches the Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Blowing ashore with howling 90 mph (155 kph) winds, Florence splintered buildings, trapped hundreds of...

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Bricktown building to house software company bringing 150 jobs to OKC

Rural Sourcing, a software development company with no presence in Oklahoma, is set to open an office employing 150 people at...

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Small-company stocks shine on an otherwise ho-hum day

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. stocks hardly moved Friday as the market wrapped up a solid week. Smaller companies rose following signs...

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Zimbabwe's government criticized over cholera outbreak

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — Zimbabwe's new government is battling criticism over a cholera outbreak that has killed at least 25...

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Recap: OKC Central chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer chatted with readers about downtown OKC issues Friday. Read a full transcript of the chat below.

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Officials free Lebanese woman jailed for insulting Egypt

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian authorities deported a Lebanese woman who was jailed for insulting Egyptians in a video she posted...

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Bank of England chief issues another Brexit warning

LONDON (AP) — Bank of England Governor Mark Carney warned Friday that developments surrounding Brexit are "the most significant...

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Autonomous vehicles to bring groceries to OKC residents

A partnership between local Buy For Less brand grocery stores, which includes Uptown Grocery Co., and San Francisco-based Udelv...

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Q&A with Jack L. Werner: Meeting Fortified home standard can save on insurance

Q&A with Jack L. Werner: Meeting Fortified home standard can save on insurance

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for Sept. 14

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for Sept. 14.

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 14.

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 14.

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Oklahoma Walmart employees earn more than $5 million bonuses for second-quarter store performance

Employees at Oklahoma Walmart stores earned more than $5.07 million in second-quarter bonuses, Walmart said Thursday.

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Oklahoma's electric utilities prepare for emerging technology

Oklahoma's electric utilities must be flexible as they work with changing consumer and industry behaviors, industry leaders...

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Guestroom Records celebrates 15 years of bringing music to the masses

Guestroom Records’s 15-year anniversary party, which will take place in Norman on Friday and Saturday, will include live music...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Friday, Sept. 14, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 14, 2018

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The Latest: Florence downgraded to a Category 1 hurricane

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local):11 p.m.Florence has been downgraded to a Category...

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Evacuation underway as huge typhoon nears Philippines, China

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — Philippine authorities were evacuating thousands of people from the path of the most powerful...

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Gunman kills ex-wife, 4 others and himself in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A gunman in Southern California fatally shot his ex-wife and a man at a trucking company before chasing...

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Latest: California rampage gunman thought wife had cheated

BAKERSFIELD, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on a shooting rampage in Bakersfield, California (all times local):6:10 p.m.The...

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Facebook 'better prepared' to fight election interference, Zuckerberg says

On Wednesday, Mr. Zuckerberg, Facebook’s chief executive, published a roughly 3,300-word blog post cataloging all the steps the...

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Oklahoma, Cherokee Nation to examine poultry operations

A new council will study the expansion of poultry operations in northeastern Oklahoma as some residents in the region complain...

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Confluence Conference set for Sept. 20-21

The digital marketing Confluence Conference will return to Oklahoma City next week, relocating this year to the restored Tower...

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Amazon's Jeff Bezos to start $2 billion charitable fund

SEATTLE (AP) — Amazon founder and CEO Jeff Bezos said Thursday that he is giving $2 billion to start a fund that will open...

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US energy chief: sanctions possible on new Russia pipeline

MOSCOW (AP) — The United States could impose sanctions on a new Russia-Germany gas pipeline, U.S. Energy Secretary Rick Perry...

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UK says Brexit could mean less warning of falling space junk

LONDON (AP) — It turns out the consequences of Brexit may not be confined to Earth.The British government said Thursday that...

Work to resume this fall at Gold Dome in Oklahoma City

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Work is set to resume on the Gold Dome in Oklahoma City this fall as developer Jonathan Russell attempts to reverse damage done by prior owners when they painted and sealed the geodesic dome.

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Turkish central bank raises rates to stem currency crisis

ANKARA, Turkey (AP) — Turkey's central bank on Thursday raised its key interest rate sharply, from 17.75 percent to 24 percent,...

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Contractor gets prison for sabotaging Army computer program

GREENVILLE, N.C. (AP) — An Atlanta man convicted of sabotaging a computer program housed on servers at an Army base in North...

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Leaked video: Google execs bemoan Trump election in 2016

A recently leaked video from 2016 shows Google executives lamenting the election of Donald Trump, who has accused the company...

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GM recalls more than a million pickups and SUVs

DETROIT - General Motors is recalling more than a million big pickup trucks and SUVs in the U.S. because the power-assisted...

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Market Forecast event offers insight to Edmond business owners

The Edmond Economic Development Authority will host Market Forecast from 4 to 5:30 p.m. Sept. 27.

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Q&A with Levi Beroth: The Container Store set to open Sept. 15

Q&A with Levi Beroth: The Container Store set to open Sept. 15

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 13

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 13.

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Window Shopping: Oklahoma retail briefs for Sept. 13

Window Shopping: Oklahoma retail briefs for Sept. 13.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Thursday, Sept. 13, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 13, 2018

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Storm's uncertain track sows fear; 10 million in crosshairs

MYRTLE BEACH, S.C. (AP) — Hurricane Florence put a corridor of more than 10 million people in the crosshairs Wednesday as the...

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The Latest: Florence now a Category 2 storm, still dangerous

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Latest on Hurricane Florence (all times local):11:00 p.m.Hurricane Florence has been downgraded to a...

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Strongest typhoon this year closes in on north Philippines

MANILA, Philippines (AP) — The most powerful typhoon of the season is closing in on the northern Philippines, where officials...

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Da Silva's candidate vows to be his own man in Brazil

SAO PAULO (AP) — In his first full day as the presidential candidate for Brazil's Workers' Party, Fernando Haddad pledged...

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Diverse group of Confluence speakers to offer actionable marketing tips, promote networking

Confluence Conference and its slew of digital marketing experts are due to arrive in Oklahoma City for the sixth year. The...

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Markets Right Now: US stocks end mostly flat on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4:00 p.m.After wobbling between gains and...

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US household incomes grew in 2017, yet inequality worsens

WASHINGTON (AP) — The income of a median U.S. household rose for a third straight year in 2017 as solid economic growth helped...

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The Latest: High-quality heart readings in new Apple Watch

CUPERTINO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on Apple iPhone announcement (all times local):12:45 p.m.Apple's new smartwatch will have...

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Jeff Fager, '60 Minutes' executive producer named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace, steps down.

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff Fager, '60 Minutes' executive producer named in reports about tolerating an abusive workplace, steps down.

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Mastercard tries to erase borders for smaller businesses

Mastercard rolled out a digital trade platform Wednesday designed to make it easier for companies to do business around the...

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Man jailed in Italy for selling fake TripAdvisor reviews

A TripAdvisor reviewer has been sentenced to nine months in prison in a landmark fraud ruling by an Italian court. The owner of...

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Leading Brexit supporters deny plot to topple Theresa May

LONDON (AP) — Leading Brexit-supporting lawmakers insisted Wednesday that they aren't about to topple Prime Minister Theresa...

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Q&A with J. Blake Johnson: Oklahoma's medical marijuana market fraught with pitfalls

Q&A with J. Blake Johnson: Oklahoma's medical marijuana market fraught with pitfalls

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Tic-Tac-Toe, Tickle Me Elmo among Toy Hall of Fame finalists

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (AP) — This may be the year that chalk makes its mark on the National Toy Hall of Fame, or American Girl...

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Libyan officials say missiles hit Tripoli airport

BENGHAZI, Libya (AP) — Missiles were fired at Libya's capital Tripoli, including the city's only functioning airport, forcing...

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Stocks mixed on US-China dispute; oil pushed up by hurricane

SINGAPORE (AP) — World markets were mixed Wednesday as investors focused on trade tensions, with China delaying licenses to...

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Strong Budweiser, Coors now for sale

Strong beer products from breweries such as Anheuser-Busch and Miller-Coors are being shipped to Oklahoma retailers.

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Artwork to cover streets at 3 Classen-10-Penn intersections in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City is taking an unprecedented step in bringing public art to neighborhoods with a series of murals to be painted on...

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National awards program seeks Oklahoma's top youth volunteers of 2019

Students may apply through Nov. 6 to be considered for The Prudential Spirit of Community Awards, which recognizes Oklahoma's...

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Are work friends really friends?

Are work friends really friends? According to a new study, most workplace friendships stay at the office. Researchers at Olivet...

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OKC permits a hindrance, scooter companies say

Set scooters free. That was the message company representatives carried to the Oklahoma City Council in a public hearing...

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Whole Foods delivery available in OKC

Whole Foods Market has launched grocery delivery in Oklahoma City, its parent company Amazon said.

Nine being assisted through 'commutation campaign' advance to stage two

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Thirty-two individuals who are being assisted through a "commutation campaign" led by Oklahomans for Criminal Justice Reform have advanced to the second stage of review. The Pardon and Parole Board voted to advance 23 individuals last month. The...

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Heartland headquarters incentives deal advances in Oklahoma City Council

The Oklahoma City Council voted unanimously Tuesday to allow city staff to finalize incentive agreements that would provide $1...

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Hurricane Florence: U-Haul offering 30 days free self-storage for those in path of Florence

WASHINGTON - U-Haul is offering 30 days of free self-storage for those in the path of Hurricane Florence as the powerful...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 12, 2018

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 12

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 12.

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China puts off licenses for US companies amid tariff battle

BEIJING (AP) — Amid a worsening tariff battle, China is putting off accepting license applications from American companies in...

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'Big and vicious': Hurricane Florence closes in on Carolinas

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — Motorists streamed inland on highways converted to one-way evacuation routes Tuesday as about 1.7...

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Will a 'Saturday Night Live' makeover boost the Emmys?

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Excited about Monday's 70th Emmy Awards? Probably not. That's an educated guess based on shrinking interest...

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Oklahoma investors await marijuana industry regulations

Oklahoma residents looking to invest in the state's upcoming medical marijuana industry are anxiously awaiting the passage of...

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AP Interview: Iran nuclear chief hopes deal will survive

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's nuclear chief said Tuesday he hopes Tehran's landmark atomic deal with world powers will survive...

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Duck boat operators criticize attorney general's lawsuit

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The operators of a Missouri duck boat that sank in July, killing 17 people, say in a court filing that a...

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Conferences: Great investment in employees or a waste of money?

Sending employees to conferences isn’t a cheap proposition. Apart from the fact that they are away from the office, conferences...

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UK's Treasury chief says Brexit deal 'doable' by November

LONDON (AP) — Britain's Treasury chief said Tuesday that striking a divorce deal with the European Union over the next two...

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Republicans lack votes _ and appetite _ to end 'Obamacare'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Arizona's new senator says he'd vote to repeal the nation's health care law. That's one additional Republican...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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DOL Issues six new opinion letters and establishes Office of Compliance Initiatives

DOL Issues six new opinion letters and establishes Office of Compliance Initiatives

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Developers revise plans for former Coffee Creek Golf Course

Developers have revised their plans for the former Coffee Creek Golf Course in Edmond and submitted documents in preparation...

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Lower part of downtown OKC park designed for play

Setting an easy pace is central to plans for the lower section of the MAPS 3 park.

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OKC sales tax revenue tops projections

July, August, September. The months keep adding up as Oklahoma City sales tax collections outperform projections. The primary...

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OU students gain real-world energy experience though new program

Participants in the Ronnie K. Irani Center for Energy Solutions work in groups with students from different energy-related...

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Oklahoma Blood Institute pioneers ‘donor driven’ blood-based cellular therapies

In a room filled with blood donors at the Oklahoma Blood Institute's (OBI) donation center, Jennifer Chain, Ph.D., pronounces...

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Earthquake-related lawsuits advance

A series of ongoing earthquake-related lawsuits advanced last week with two stays lifted and two new lawsuits filed. In Payne...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, Sept. 11, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 11, 2018

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Summit offers engaging lineup for entrepreneurs

As regular readers of this column already know, I am a huge advocate of education. My emphasis tends toward STEM (science,...

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Film Row property not for sale, despite what tweets claim

The social media account some associate with The Paramount along Film Row indicates tenants are being emptied out and the...

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Florence strengthens to Category 4, takes aim at Carolinas

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Florence exploded into a potentially catastrophic Category 4 hurricane Monday as it closed in on North and...

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The Latest: Florence growing as it gets closer to landfall

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on Hurricanes Florence and Isaac (all times local):11:10 p.m.Hurricane Florence continues to grow in...

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Oklahoma technology briefs

Google case to examine if EU data rules extend globally LONDON — Google is going to Europe's top court in its legal fight...

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SandRidge Energy directors reject all offers to buy the company

SandRidge Energy Inc. directors have rejected all offers to buy all or part of the company and are instead considering buying...

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The Latest: Brown sees new California energy policy as model

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — The Latest on California climate policy (all times local):2:30 p.m.California Gov. Jerry Brown says...

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Records: Behavioral health centers deal with staff shortages

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Complaints filed with a West Virginia state agency say ResCare Agency facilities are struggling with...

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Sweden joins Europe's move to right over migration backlash

STOCKHOLM (AP) — Sweden has become the latest European country to have its political order shaken by a backlash against...

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How OSU overcame a rough first quarter to lasso Boise State

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Over the final three quarters of their 44-21 victory over the No. 17 Broncos, Taylor Cornelius and the Cowboys shook whatever spirits might’ve been targeting them in the opening 15 minutes. OSU posted only 15 yards of offense in the first quarter...

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Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

Ayanna Najuma, who was a child during the sit-in, will host a book discussion series at Full Circle Books.

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Mind Your Own Business: Study reveals truth about work friendships

Americans on average define 41 percent of their coworkers as just that — coworkers. Just 29 percent consider at least one of...

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Russian rights group says over 1,000 detained at protests

MOSCOW (AP) — More than 1,000 people were detained at anti-government protests across the country in what the Kremlin on Monday...

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Stock markets pick up after Asia drops over Trump tariffs

SINGAPORE (AP) — European stock markets rose and Wall Street was expected to open higher on Monday, despite a drop in Asia,...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, Sept. 10, 2018.

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is a weekly look at Oklahoma City civic affairs

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India faces protests over rising fuel prices

NEW DELHI (AP) — Roads were empty, businesses were closed and schools shut down Monday in parts of India, as opposition...

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Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

Eagle & Beagle: Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

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Q&A with Deemah Ramadan: Interior designer finds niche in commercial construction business

Q&A with Deemah Ramadan: Interior designer finds niche in commercial construction business

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Geological Foundation to honor 4 at Legends Dinner

The Oklahoma Geological Foundation is honoring four men at its annual Legends Dinner on Nov. 1.

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

SSM Health St. Anthony adds Michael J. Klepper, MD, to SSM Health Medical Group. Klepper is board certified in family medicine....

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Inherited CEC Entertainment bond may be junk, but it's still valuable

Dear Mr. Berko: When my dad passed away last month, he had a CEC Entertainment Inc. bond among his effects. I can't find any...

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Oklahoma best-sellers

OKLAHOMA BEST-SELLERS FICTION 1. “Alternate Side” by Anna Quindlen (Random House) 2. “Of Mice and Men” by John Steinbeck...

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Uptown revival in Oklahoma City continues with new infill construction

Misha Goli is now a second-generation Dunkin' Donuts franchisee and is opening his ninth store at NW 23 and Hudson Avenue in...

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Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

Meet children's author Mac Barnett and young adult author Scott Westerfield.

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Personally speaking: Deemah Ramadan

Personally speaking: Deemah Ramadan

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Oklahoma business almanac for Sept. 9

Oklahoma business almanac for Sept. 9.

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Futures File: Disease concerns push prices high on the hogs

Futures File: Disease concerns push prices high on the hogs

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Commercial Real Estate Summit, Heritage Hills Home Tour set, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Commercial Real Estate Summit, Heritage Hills Home Tour set, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Hope is on the horizon for homebuyers in gig economy

Hope is on the horizon for homebuyers in gig economy

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Virtual learning: Local business builds virtual and augmented reality educational tools

Greg Hallman is the president of Ocupath, a startup tech company in Oklahoma City specializing in the production of virtual...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 8, 2018, the Bristol

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 8, 2018, the Bristol.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts.

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Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse

Barry Stone: Garage door opener has no safety reverse.

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What would Roger Miller say? HUD snuffs out smoking in public housing

But smoking has become another sin — social or otherwise — that only those of some wealth and privilege can enjoy.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018.

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City to end eminent domain for downtown boulevard connection to Bricktown

The Oklahoma City Council is set to decide Tuesday whether to drop its eminent domain effort to acquire a parking lot to...

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Help your garden fall into order

In Oklahoma, this is the month we start to transition into fall and we start getting our trees, shrubs and lawn ready for winter.

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Marni Jameson, 7 ways to make travel-inspired decor look at home

Marni Jameson: 7 ways to make travel-inspired decor look at home

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 8.

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Weeding out the most toxic kinds of vegetation

Weeding out the most toxic kinds of vegetation

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 8, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Three agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties

Three agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties.

Oklahoma senators say 'serious' allegations against Kavanaugh should be heard

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“Dr. Ford has a right to be heard, and Judge Kavanaugh has a right to see and defend himself regarding the evidence presented against him."

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No illusion, Mirage Homes takes spotlight in Parade of Homes Fall Classic

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, continues through Sept. 16 with...

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BancFirst closes deal to buy OKC's second-tallest building

The 36-story building formerly known as Cotter Ranch Tower is back in local ownership after 14 troubled years of control by the...

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Project 3810, product-based business incubator in OKC

Project 3810, an Oklahoma Department of Commerce-certified business incubator, is an unusual model offering not just offices...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 8, 2018

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Trump urges Justice Department to unmask 'resistance' writer

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — President Donald Trump declared Friday that the Justice Department should investigate and unmask the author...

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Commercial real state transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Commercial real state transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Tesla shares slide after more executives leave, Musk interview

Tesla’s share price approached its 2018 low after the electric-car maker lost more executives and Chief Executive Elon Musk was...

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AP Exclusive: Modest premium hikes as 'Obamacare' stabilizes

WASHINGTON (AP) — Millions of people covered under the Affordable Care Act will see only modest premium increases next year,...

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Book on Trump raises worries in South Korea about alliance

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Donald Trump had to be tricked out of killing a U.S.-South Korean trade deal? He threatened to move a...

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Commuters catch another break; OKC Boulevard now open to Hudson

Downtown Oklahoma City commuters are getting more relief. The Oklahoma City Boulevard between Robinson and Hudson avenues...

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Oil industry focuses on high technology

Representatives from oil and natural gas companies throughout Oklahoma and Texas met at Oklahoma City's Energy Innovation...

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Oklahoma energy briefs for Sept. 7, 2018

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for Sept. 7.

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'It's bigger than a mistake.' Oklahoma congressman verbally spars with Twitter CEO

Two Oklahoma Republicans waded into the rocky and ever-shifting waters of social media politics as they quizzed Twitter and...

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Technology gains highlighted in CEO presentations

While the executives were giving their presentations in New York, representatives from energy firms through the state and...

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Q&A with Brandon Long: Executive order could help small businesses participate in 401(k)s

Q&A with Brandon Long: Executive order could help small businesses participate in 401(k)s

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It takes brains to sell a house

When logic fails to get across the value of high-performance homes, it falls to emotion to communicate, says Gord Cooke, a...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 7.

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British Airways apologizes after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways was forced to apologize on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were...

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Want a big raise? You may have to quit your job

Americans who leave their employers to take a new job are enjoying pay raises that are one-third larger than raises for workers...

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Lyft's first electric scooters arrive in Denver

Lyft is deploying hundreds of electric scooters in the Colorado city.

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WinStar Casino first casino to partner with NFL team

Thackerville's WinStar World Casino is the first casino to be granted official designation as an NFL team’s exclusive partner.

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Chesapeake, former SandRidge CEO settle lawsuit claiming firms conspired on lease payments

Chesapeake Energy Corp. and former SandRidge Energy Inc. CEO Tom L. Ward have agreed to pay $6.95 million to settle an...

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Ford recalls 2 million of its top-selling F-150 pickups because of fire risk

Ford is recalling nearly 2 million of its popular F-150 pickups because of a seatbelt problem that could result in smoke, and...

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Whole Foods employees said to be trying to unionize under Amazon ownership

A group of Whole Foods employees are trying to unionize to address concerns they have over the culture and compensation...

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Q&A with Davis Merrey: Pros and cons of Voice over Internet Protocol telephone systems for business

Q&A with Davis Merrey: Pros and cons of Voice over Internet Protocol telephone systems for business

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 6

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 6

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Boeing announces second FAA certification for the KC-46A

The KC-46 Pegasus received a second, significant certification from the Federal Aviation Administration, Boeing announced...

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ABLE working through thousands of alcohol licensing applications

Quantity and volume are two measurements the Oklahoma Alcoholic Beverage Laws Enforcement Commission is used to working with,...

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Oklahoma retail briefs

Window Shopping: Oklahoma retail briefs for Sept. 6.

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Oklahoma Building Summit builds up trade expo

In addition to seeing about 70 exhibits, on Thursday builders and others will hear experts on sales, marketing and customer...

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More than 1 in 4 American users have deleted Facebook, Pew survey finds

Nearly three-quarters of American Facebook users have changed how they use the social media app in the past year, following a...

Dream lab becomes reality

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Engineering majors at Oklahoma State University are applying concepts learned in the classroom and exploring their own ideas in the newest building on campus. Endeavor is four stories of laboratories and state-of-the-art technology that invite...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Wednesday, Sept. 6, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 6, 2018

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LeBron James says in Kaepernick reference: I stand with Nike

NEW YORK (AP) — Clutching his young daughter in his arms, LeBron James said he stands with Nike, a clear reference to the...

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As Mercedes introduces an electric SUV, Tesla's stock slumps

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled an all-electric SUV that it plans to start producing next year in Germany, the latest to challenge...

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Oklahoma firms getting ready for medical marijuana policies for the workplace

Medical marijuana continues its march toward implementation in Oklahoma, and employers gathered at Rose State College on...

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Private Chinese space company places satellites in orbit

BEIJING (AP) — A rocket developed by Chinese company iSpace blasted into space Wednesday carrying three miniature satellites in...

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Q&A: Cannabis dispensaries a ways off, attorney says

Q&A with Elizabeth L. Dalton: Medical marijuana dispensaries a ways off

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 5

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 5.

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Longer lasting lighting is headed to your yard and area streets

Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co. and Bethany are marking a milestone for both by celebrating the installation of LED lights and...

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Vacation-deprived Americans more likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression

Americans suffering vacation deficits are nearly twice as likely as the nation as a whole to exhibit signs of severe depression.

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Italy, Spain see economic growth falter to multi-year lows

LONDON (AP) — The economies of Italy and Spain faltered over the summer months and are now growing at their slowest rates in...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept. 5, 2018

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Inside Facebook's 'arms race' to protect users ahead of midterm elections

"We know we have to be ready for anything that happens, and that's why we've been building a physical war room," said...

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NYC fines unpaid by Kushner Cos.: Over $500K and counting

NEW YORK (AP) — The Kushner family real estate firm has amassed over a half-million dollars in unpaid fines for various New...

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Amazon hits $1 trillion market cap

Amazon market cap hit $1 trillion on Tuesday, becoming the second publicly traded U.S. company to reach the record...

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Spain cancels bombs sale to Saudi Arabia amid Yemen concerns

MADRID (AP) — Spain said Tuesday it has canceled the delivery of 400 laser-guided bombs purchased by Saudi Arabia, amid fears...

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World stocks mixed on worries over trade, manufacturing data

SINGAPORE (AP) — Global shares mostly fell Tuesday as trade concerns and reports that manufacturing was slowing in China and...

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Dutch bank pays huge fine in money laundering case

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch bank ING has paid 775 million euros ($897 million) to settle a huge money laundering case...

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Colin Kaepernick becomes face of Nike's 'Just Do It' ad

Colin Kaepernick will be the face of Nike's 30th anniversary "Just Do It” campaign, reports ESPN's Darren Rovell....

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With industry in decline, wild blueberries sing the blues

DEBLOIS, Maine (AP) — In the era of superfoods, Maine blueberries aren't so super.The Maine wild blueberry industry harvests...

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Tariff fight adds to China's economic challenges

BEIJING (AP) — China faces bigger economic challenges than its trade war with the U.S.Even before the two sides started...

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Warnings over pollution met with a shrug in coal country

GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country.So it was no...

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Trump's rollback of pollution rules to hit coal country hard

GRANT TOWN, W.Va. (AP) — It's coal people like miner Steve Knotts, 62, who make West Virginia Trump Country.So it was no...

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On Labor Day, Trump slams union leader who criticized him

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump started his Labor Day with an attack on a top union leader, lashing out after...

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Brazilians see metaphor for their struggles in museum fire

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Firefighters dug through the burned-out hulk of Brazil's National Museum on Monday, a day after flames...

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Myanmar court sentences Reuters reporters to 7 years in jail

YANGON, Myanmar (AP) — A Myanmar court sentenced two Reuters journalists to seven years in prison Monday on charges of illegal...

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Mexican president blames state, local police for crime surge

MEXICO CITY (AP) — In his final state of the union address Monday, outgoing President Enrique Pena Nieto blamed surging violent...

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Argentina announces new taxes, ministry cuts amid turmoil

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina (AP) — Argentina's President Mauricio Macri announced new taxes on exports and the elimination of...

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Vacation-deprived Americans more likely to show signs of depression

Fifty-eight percent of Americans feel it‘s important to take an annual vacation. But of those, only 11 percent have taken a...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, Sept. 3, 2018

William Crum: #OKC Boxscore is weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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Father of slain Iowa student decries using her as 'pawn'

BROOKLYN, Iowa (AP) — The father of slain Iowa college student Mollie Tibbetts in an opinion piece spoke out against using his...

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Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

Scott Jones lost his ministerial job after coming out as gay.

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Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your storytelling.

Attend an Epic Reads round-table discussion with three young adult authors or take a class on increasing tension in your...

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Business of Health: The promise and pitfalls of immunotherapy, cancer treatment’s new star

Business of Health: The promise and pitfalls of immunotherapy, cancer treatment’s new star

Healthy Schools Oklahoma seeks to improve results in classroom

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"We have a lot of teachers that will schedule a lab session and then go take their spelling tests," said Dana Chambers, ABL coordinator for Healthy Schools Oklahoma. "So not only are the kids in there moving and have their brain nice and worked up...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Business People: Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

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Here's something interesting to chew on.

The Noble Research Institute spent its early years researching soil health to help farmers and ranchers keep their operations...

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Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

Eagle & Beagle: Oklahoma's best and worst stocks last week

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PERSONALLY SPEAKING: Debbie Ingraham

PERSONALLY SPEAKING: Debbie Ingraham

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Executive Q&A with Debbie Ingraham: Urban ministry director loves caring for 'people in the shadows'

Executive Q&A with Debbie Ingraham: Urban ministry director loves caring for 'people in the shadows'

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"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

"Boom Town," Sam Anderson's book about Oklahoma City and the Thunder, is top seller in the state nonfiction list.

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Taking Stock: Preferred shares not always the preferable investment

Taking Stock: Preferred shares not always the preferable investment

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Future Files: Trade negotiations produce market uncertainty

Future Files: Trade negotiations produce market uncertainty

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OKC Central Chat: Film Row going through growing pains in Oklahoma City

OKC Central Chat: Film Row going through growing pains in Oklahoma City

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Sunflowers, The garden's late-summer stars

Sunflowers: The garden's late-summer stars.

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Kenneth R. Harney: Lower credit scores, higher debt ratios opening opportunities for new homebuyers

Kenneth R. Harney: Lower credit scores, higher debt ratios opening opportunities for new homebuyers.

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 1, 2018

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Julia Laughlin, Dividing, multiplying your iris and daylilies

Julia Laughlin: Dividing, multiplying your iris and daylilies

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Catching up with skills gap

Rapid advances in technology are continually changing workforce needs and how students today needed to be for the jobs of...

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Y'all come to the 29th annual Pathmaker Awards Gala

The Pathmaker Awards Gala, the biggest fundraiser for the Oklahoma City/County Historical Society, will be like none that came...

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts.

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Survey reveals high job satisfaction among blue-collar workers

A new poll of blue-collar workers in America conducted by The Harris Poll reveals a high rate of job satisfaction, but a bleak...

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Urban Air landing, St. Jude winner, free landfill day, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Real Estate Notes: Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018.

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Construction topics frame Building Summit

"Fortified Home" construction, "lean building," and high-performance homes are among the topics to be explored.

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Barry Stone: Leaking washer floods house

Barry Stone: Leaking washer floods house.

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Parade of Homes spotlight to shine on once-remote stretch of NW 150

Deer Creek Village is among several neighborhoods and 100-plus new homes to be featured Sept. 8-16 in the Parade of Homes Fall...

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Marni Jameson: Last kid, first apartment calls for soft landing

Marni Jameson: Last kid, first apartment calls for soft landing.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 1, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 1, 2018.

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These interactions brought smiles to everyone's faces.

The inaugural Gold Star Classic-AFR Special Needs Livestock Show gave 19 Chickasha-area special needs students a chance to...

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Trump's HUD emphasizes Section 3 jobs, training

Regional HUD administrator spreads the word about the jobs and training requirements of the 1968 Housing and Urban Development...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 1, 2018, the Heartcrest

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 1, 2018, the Heartcrest.

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Mesta Festa set for Sept. 23

Mesta Festa set for Sept. 23

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Heritage Hills bike tour set

Heritage Hills bike tour set.

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Sept.1, 2018

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018.

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The Latest: Franklin funeral bishop apologizes to Grande

DETROIT (AP) — The Latest on the funeral for soul legend Aretha Franklin (all times local):10:30 p.m.The bishop who officiated...

Why meat-and-potatoes non-conference games in college football may be giving way to cupcakes

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OU and OSU are giving college football fans in our state a treat with a run of fabulous non-conference games. But with the guaranteed payouts being demanded by more mid-major schools, quality non-conference games are becoming increasingly more...

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President and stars join in epic farewell to Queen of Soul

DETROIT (AP) — Former presidents and preachers joined a parade of singers Friday in a hip-swaying, piano-pounding farewell to...

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DC lobbyist admits to failing to file as a foreign agent

WASHINGTON (AP) — A business associate of a co-defendant of former Trump campaign chairman Paul Manafort pleaded guilty Friday...

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Markets Right Now: Stocks are mixed as trade talks continue

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.Stocks hardly budged on Wall Street as...

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Coca-Cola bets on coffee with $5.1 billion deal for Costa

As consumers shy away more and more from sugary soft drinks, Coca-Cola has found a new way to cater to them: Serve them coffee.

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Tariffs stirring fear at many US points of entry for imports

To understand why the impact of President Donald Trump's tariffs could be felt throughout the United States, consider this:From...

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Colorado says it's cut methane leaks as Trump eases US rules

DENVER (AP) — The Trump administration is rolling back some U.S. regulations on climate-changing methane pollution, calling...

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Petition demands Japanese lawmaker apologize for LGBT remark

TOKYO (AP) — Japanese activists including seven parents of LGBT children submitted a petition with more than 25,000 signatures...

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OKC Central Chat transcript, August 31, 2018

You can join Steve's Q&A's on Fridays at 9:30 a.m. and submit your questions about the happenings in and around downtown...

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EU promises UK unparalleled partnership for amicable Brexit

BRUSSELS (AP) — The European Union is promising Britain an unparalleled trade partnership if Brexit is concluded on amicable...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 31, 2018

Oklahoma business briefs for Aug. 31, 2018

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Former Lincoln Plaza blighted, set to be declared abandoned

The owner of the former Lincoln Plaza, once the city’s power center but now blighted, is promising to start renovations by...

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Committee recommends $2.3 million TIF financing for Heartland headquarters in Oklahoma City

A $2.3 million allocation from the city’s increment financing fund for construction of a seven-story headquarters on Automobile...

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Second scooter company rolls into Oklahoma City

Lime-S scooters joined the ranks of rentable electric scooters alongside Bird Rides Inc. in Oklahoma City.

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for Aug. 31, 2018

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for Aug. 31, 2018