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Crop problems elsewhere could produce bounty for US corn farmers

A need for corn leads this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities wrap-up. Global corn shortage looms Corn...

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Industry and business groups support Supreme Court action

Oklahoma industry and business leaders Monday praised a U.S. Supreme Court decision to consider a case that could affect law...

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Ex-coal exec chases US Senate seat despite GOP primary loss

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Despite losing the Republican primary in a distant third place, convicted ex-coal baron Don...

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Portrait of despair: Opioids land more women behind bars

JACKSBORO, Tenn. (AP) — On opposite sides of the county jail, a mother and her son chat about school, girls, birthday gifts —...

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Hall of Fame coach Holtz settles lawsuit with Daily Beast

Attorneys for Lou Holtz say the former Notre Dame coach and the news website The Daily Beast have settled a defamation lawsuit...

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Italy edges toward 1st populist govt, law prof as premier

ROME (AP) — With Europe and markets watching anxiously, Italy edged toward its first populist government Monday as the...

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Iran's transgender people face discrimination despite fatwa

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Nahal smokes yet another cigarette on her mother's balcony overlooking Tehran, one of the few peaceful...

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From airlines to pizza parlors, EU businesses adopt data law

LONDON (AP) — Lisa Meyer's hair salon is a cozy place where her mother serves homemade macaroons, children climb on chairs and...

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Stocks are higher as US, China put trade war on hold

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Global stock markets rose on Monday as the United States and China put a trade war on hold, clearing...

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NASA shipper Orbital ATK launches space station supplies

CAPE CANAVERAL, Fla. (AP) — One of NASA's prime shippers, Orbital ATK, launched a fresh load of supplies to the International...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 21, 2018

#OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 21, 2018

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Zuckerberg meeting with EU parliament leaders to be webcast

BRUSSELS (AP) — Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has agreed to have his meeting Tuesday with the leaders of the European parliament...

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Home green home

Marla Esser Cloos, a green home expert, earned national recognition by Professional Women in Building just in time to help...

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Personally speaking: Brian Puckett

• Position: Align Wealth Management, partner and certified financial planner • Age: 54 • Grew up in: Edmond • Education:...

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Flix Brewhouse signs lease to open OKC location

A lease has been signed to bring microbrewery/movie theater Flix Brewhouse to a new mixed-use entertainment and business...

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Taking a ride with Disney should be more enjoyable than with Tesla

Dear Mr. Berko: We bought $50,000 worth of the 5.3 percent Tesla bond in August 2017. Our stockbroker wants me to sell, take a...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

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Former CPA and attorney finds his niche in financial planning

Ironically, a bad investment experience years ago is what led Brian Puckett into his now 25-year career in financial planning....

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Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 20, 2018

Don Mecoy: Eagle & Beagle for Sunday, May 20, 2018.

Dozens of schools built safe rooms following Moore tornado

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At least 65 school districts across the state have constructed safe rooms since 2013, according to a survey conducted by The Oklahoman.

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Tips for responding to the salary requirement question

Dear Sam: I'm returning to Columbus after living in a small Southern town for several years, so I'm gearing up my resume and...

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New agent for Berkshire Hathaway

New agent for Berkshire Hathaway.

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Symphony Show House open through Sunday

Symphony Show House open through Sunday.

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Three things you should have at home

These will save you headaches, sore knees and wet feet.

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Sunnyside Diner to bring comfort food to former Edmond service station

Sunnyside Diner is planning to open its newest cafe, transforming the former service station at the corner of Second Street and...

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Here are some new books for garden, home

With longer days and shorter nights come warm weather opportunities to make home and garden improvements. Become inspired to...

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Dog bites man, bankers oppose regulation

The American Bankers Association reported that nearly three out of four bankers said Qualified Mortgage regulations, "which...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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OKC council moving quickly to fill Pettis' seat

The Oklahoma City Council is moving quickly to fill the vacancy created by the resignation of Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis....

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Unlock that panel

Inspector says remove padlock from electrical panel

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Kenneth R. Harney, Lawsuit dismissed against Zillow's Zestimates

Lawsuit dismissed against Zillow's Zestimates

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Learn how to buy and maintain a home

Realtors foundation to present homeownership workshop.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018.

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Do your homework before picking exterior color scheme

Do your homework before picking exterior color scheme

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Pooh, Piglet and Tigger, too, at the Gardens

The 10-day festival is Jun 8-17. Step into Christopher Robin’s 100 Acre Wood to do crafts, activities and see imaginative...

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Designing outdoor getaway

Marni Jameson shares her plans for updating an outdoor getaway for her relatives who are coming to visit.

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Ice cream shop latest addition to completing Midtown puzzle

Just three years after the closing of Midtown's Swanson's Tire, the maze of buildings at the corner of NW 9 and Hudson is...

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Chesapeake shareholders reject executive pay plan

Chesapeake Energy Corp. shareholders on Friday rejected the company's executive compensation plan in a nonbinding, advisory...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, May 19, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 19, 2018

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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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The Oklahoman's house plan for May 19, 2018, the Tealwood

The Oklahoman's house plan for May 19, 2018, the Tealwood.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 19, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 19, 2018.

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Rodd Moesel: May marches on flower power

Every season is a march through our wide range of plant material that blooms at different temperatures and different day...

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Oklahoma business briefs

National rig count increases by one The number of rigs searching for oil and natural gas grew this week by one nationally,...

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Greener pastures are on the way

The amount of stored hay farmers had on hand at the start of this month is about half what it was the same time a year ago....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for May 19, 2018

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Our unemployment rate held steady in April, data shows.

Oklahoma's preliminary unemployment rate was 4 percent for April, compared to the same adjusted rate in March. Data shows...

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Animals' house: More than dogs tied up in owner-tenant disability rights disputes

Property managers were loaded with questions at a fair housing workshop in Enid organized the Oklahoma City-based nonprofit...

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Utah lawmaker wants to raise legal marriage age to 18

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A push against underage marriage in the U.S. is coming to Utah, where a lawmaker wants to raise the legal...

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Markets Right Now: Mixed finish for US stocks on Wall Street

NEW YORK (AP) — The latest on developments in financial markets (all times local):4 p.m.It was a mixed finish on Wall Street as...

One thing women are putting off longer these days

NewsMay 13, 2018

More women are delaying motherhood. The median age of new mothers in the U.S. is 26 years old, compared to 23 in 1994, according to a recent report by the Pew Research Center.

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After fumbling Ebola in 2014, Congo is key test for UN

LONDON (AP) — Nearly four years after the World Health Organization was accused of bungling its response to the biggest Ebola...

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Monitor: 11 killed in blasts inside Syria weapons warehouse

PARIS (AP) — Blasts set off by an explosion at a weapons warehouse in central Syria killed 11 people and wounded dozens Friday,...

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The entrepreneur behind a lunch subscription service that's just $6 a meal

MealPal is a start-up that checks all the boxes for diners on a budget.

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Conservative revolt over immigration sinks House farm bill

WASHINGTON (AP) — In an embarrassment for House Republican leaders, conservatives on Friday scuttled a bill that combines...

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The Latest: House defeats farm bill as conservatives revolt

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the House food and farm bill (all times local):12:10 p.m.Conservatives rebuffed on immigration...

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OKC Central Chat transcript, May 18, 2018

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on...

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Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18

Plugging In: Oklahoma energy briefs for May 18.

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A Pennsylvania-based sand provider to the oil and gas industry is opening a mine near Watonga.

A company that sells frack sand to operators is opening a mine near Watonga. Officials say the operation will provide product...

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Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

Daily Q&A with Charlie Plumb: Medical marijuana law creates employment protections as well as unresolved legal questions

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Energy executives to lead local universities

Jim Gallogly's appointment in March to lead University of Oklahoma was among a series of people with ties to the energy...

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OKC may be getting a new bank

The Federal Deposit Insurance Corporation received a new bank application from Watermark Bank in Oklahoma City on Wednesday.

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Bricktown Canal gets new multipurpose directional signage

For the first time since the Bricktown Canal opened almost 20 years ago in Oklahoma City, it is set to get some directional...

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Headquarters mystery unfolds in Automobile Alley

New details emerged Thursday about a mystery company looking to build a headquarters along Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City.

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Oklahoma Hall of Fame announces 2018 class

An "American Idol," "The Pioneer Woman" and a late, great guitar god are among the accomplished honorees who will be inducted...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Friday, May 18, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 18, 2018

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Owasso Walmart employee accused of embezzling $1,500 from company

Tabitha Rose Burr, 19, appeared to have taken cash from her register on 11 separate occasions dating back to April 16 for a...

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Study says China-backed dam in Cambodia would destroy Mekong

BANGKOK (AP) — A Chinese-backed plan for Cambodia to build the Mekong River's biggest dam would destroy fisheries that feed...

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Facing criminal case, Pettis to leave OKC council

Facing a criminal charge that he converted charitable donations to his own use, Ward 7 Councilman John A. Pettis Jr. is...

Health

The Latest: House votes to leave US sugar program alone

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the farm bill (all times local):6:10 p.m.The House has voted decisively to leave the...

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German-Russian pipeline takes shape despite US protests

MUKRAN, Germany (AP) — Sparks fly and machines whir as workers busily prepare thousands of steel pipes that will become part of...

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Teachers channel momentum from strikes into midterm races

PHOENIX (AP) — As they packed up their protest signs and returned to the classroom to finish out the school year, thousands of...

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Miss America picks women for leadership spots

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Miss America Organization is putting women in its three top leadership positions following an...

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Carrie Underwood, 'Pioneer Woman' Ree Drummond, Charlie Christian and more included in 2018 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class

An "American Idol," "The Pioneer Woman" and a late, great guitar god are among the accomplished honorees who will be inducted...

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Lawmaker accused of choking political rival at restaurant

LOWELL, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts judge has declined to issue a harassment protection order against a state lawmaker accused...

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PSO customer expects twofold benefits from Wind Catcher project

Tim Hanvey is a vocal supporter of the proposed Wind Catcher Energy Connection project, and he's in a unique position to share...

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US births hit a 30-year low, despite good economy

NEW YORK (AP) — U.S. birth rates declined last year for women in their teens, 20s and — surprisingly — their 30s, leading to...

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EU to Trump: Stop threatening us with tariffs

SOFIA, Bulgaria (AP) — The European Union has called on U.S. President Donald Trump's administration to stop threatening it...

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European stocks higher as Brent crude breaches $80 a barrel

LONDON (AP) — European stocks brushed aside earlier losses in Asia to rise solidly Thursday with oil companies in demand as the...

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Turkey slams US sentencing of Turkish banker on Iran scheme

ISTANBUL (AP) — Turkey has criticized the sentencing of a Turkish banker in the United States over his role in helping Iran...

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Q&A with Jason King: Oklahoma City piercing shop marks 23 years in business

Q&A with Jason King: Oklahoma City piercing shop marks 23 years in business

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Properties once owned by former vanity publishers are up for auction in Mustang.

A Canadian County District Court special judge set a preliminary hearing date of Aug. 29 for the previous owners of a closed...

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Purcell ranch breeds horse reining champions

Xtra Quarter Horses in Purcell is home to hundreds of horses, most of which are born and bred in hopes of achieving success in...

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Advocate for arts, disabled to be honored at Pioneer Awards

The Plaza District Association will honor Douglas Sorocco, an attorney with Dunlap Codding along Film Row, as the recipient of...

Employment falls as the oil industry becomes more efficient

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A heightened focus on technology and efficiency gains over the past four years has allowed the oil and natural gas industry to return to profitability and recover from the deepest industry downturn in a generation. But not all of the industry...

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Redevelopment starts at closed Broadway dealership

Redevelopment of the former home of Mercedes of Oklahoma City along Automobile Alley is set to start with the oldest garage on...

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Cushing's oil storage is about to grow again.

A Canadian midstream company hired an Oklahoma-based company to build it a crude oil storage and blending operation at Cushing,...

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Oklahoma business briefs for May 17

Oklahoma business briefs for May 17.

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Vatican denounces offshore tax havens as harming the poor

VATICAN CITY (AP) — The Vatican is denouncing offshore tax havens and financial instruments such as derivatives and credit...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Thursday, May 17, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 17, 2018

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Asian stocks mixed as investors digest US, Japan data

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Asian stocks were mixed on Thursday after strong factory data from the U.S. helped spur gains...

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Malaysia police raid ex-PM house as part of corruption probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police spent hours early Thursday searching former Prime Minister Najib Razak's house,...

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The Latest: Trump Jr. saw no issue with Trump Tower meeting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on transcripts of testimony to Senate panel about 2016 Trump Tower meeting (all times local):8...

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Senate backs effort to restore 'net neutrality' rules

WASHINGTON (AP) — Senate Democrats, joined by three Republicans, pushed through a measure Wednesday intended to revive...

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Novartis general counsel resigns over deal with Trump lawyer

GENEVA (AP) — Swiss pharmaceutical giant Novartis said Wednesday that its top lawyer is stepping down over a deal to hire U.S....

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Feds may let more employers band together to provide employee health insurance

Feds may let more employers band together to provide employee health insurance Q: Why do small employers struggle to offer...

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Is crying at work ever OK?

Trade Talk: Crying at work is more human than humiliating, survey shows

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OKC firefighters address fire deaths

Oklahoma City firefighters are attacking a spike in fire deaths with renewed vigor. "We want to be part of the solution," Scott...

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Beer hall, restaurants to overlook Scissortail Park

Owners of the popular Patriarch in downtown Edmond are set to open a beer garden and food hall that will overlook downtown’s...

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Homeowners scramble as Hawaii volcano spews ash, lava

HONOLULU (AP) — Patricia Deter moved from Oregon to Hawaii to be closer to her two daughters, but the Kilauea volcano burned...

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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, May 16, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 16, 2018

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NKorea moves, weak Japan GDP data pull Asian shares lower

Share prices fell Wednesday in Asia after losses in technology and health care companies snapped an eight-day winning streak...

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Trust approves incentive for Amazon

Approval to negotiate a $1.7 million economic incentive to help bring an Amazon fulfillment center to Oklahoma City was given...

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SandRidge sells Parkside Building for $10.75 million

SandRidge Energy has sold its Parkside Building, empty since it was completed two years ago, for $10.75 million to a limited...

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Europe, Iran say push to save nuclear deal off to good start

BRUSSELS (AP) — Major European powers and Tehran committed Tuesday to keep working together to save the Iran nuclear deal...

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Swiss police investigate fatal crash, fire involving Tesla

GENEVA (AP) — Police in southern Switzerland say they are investigating the death of a German man after a Tesla car he was...

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Gap apologizes for China map T-shirt that didn't show Taiwan

HONG KONG (AP) — The U.S. clothing retailer Gap apologized Tuesday for selling T-shirts with a map of China that didn't include...

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Putin opens bridge linking southern Russia with Crimea

MOSCOW (AP) — Russian President Vladimir Putin drove a large construction truck Tuesday to road test the much-anticipated...

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Global stock markets mixed amid trade uncertainty

TOKYO (AP) — Global shares were mixed Tuesday amid continuing uncertainty over trade tensions between China and the U.S....

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Regulators say they still oppose a preapproval request filed by Public Service Co. of Oklahoma for its Wind Catcher project.

Oklahoma's Attorney General and the director of the Oklahoma Corporation Commission's Public Utility Division filed a joint...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Tuesday, May 15, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 15, 2018

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New owners plan to rehabilitate Classen Inn

Spinning glass globes once again will appear atop the Classen Inn sign almost 40 years after they were taken down as the area...

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This new "farm implement" looks nothing like a tractor or combine.

This “farm implement” hovered over the floor of a large auditorium at Enid’s Central National Bank Center as the audience at...

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Oklahoma is getting the hang of the startup economy

Anybody who's ever heard me talk about building out Oklahoma's innovation economy has heard me say that capital begets capital...

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Oklahoma technology briefs: Facebook suspends suspected apps

Facebook suspends suspected apps Facebook is suspending about 200 apps that it believes may have misused data. The social media...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Residents near an old Oklahoma refinery started feeling sick. Now work there has stopped

NewsMay 5, 2018

“It rolls in like a cloud. Then, when the wind blows, it gets worse,” Monique Timmons said of the odorous gas that she and her neighbors blame for their sudden onset of troubled breathing, headaches, nausea and stomach pains.

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Oklahoma Business Briefs for May 15, 2018

Oklahoma Business Briefs for May 15, 2018

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General Data Protection Regulation policy goes into effect in May

General Data Protection Regulation policy goes into effect in May Q: What is the European Union General Data Protection...

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Trump defends decision to revisit action on Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump on Monday defended his efforts to help a Chinese telecommunications company that...

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Affordable dream: Four teams vying for downtown OKC housing project

The desire of the Urban Renewal Authority and developers of the Omni hotel to wrap an adjoining garage with a mix of market and...

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Gap apologizes for selling T-shirt with 'incorrect map' of China

U.S. retailer Gap Inc apologized on Monday for selling a T-shirt which it said had an incorrect map of China, adding it would...

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Supreme Court greenlights driver rights in rental car case

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court said Monday that people who borrow rental cars from friends or family are generally...

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Lay your money down: Court says states can OK sports betting

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court cleared the way Monday for states coast to coast to legalize betting on sports, breaking a...

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Tim Cook tells Duke graduates to 'be fearless,' takes jab at Facebook and Google

The CEO of Apple encouraged graduates to 'dare to think different' during his graduation commencement, and took a shot at...

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Chili's data breach leaves credit and debit card information exposed

While you were enjoying that slab of Chili's Grill & Bar baby back ribs, hackers may have been feastingon your payment card...

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Marijuana growers turning to hemp as CBD extract explodes

SPRINGFIELD, Ore. (AP) — A glut of legal marijuana is driving Oregon pot prices to rock-bottom levels, prompting some nervous...

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Attorney says councilman will plead not guilty to embezzlement charges

Ward 7 councilman was charged in Oklahoma County District Court on Friday.

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Snoopy joining Sony? Electronics maker buying Peanuts stake

TOKYO (AP) — Snoopy may be joining Sony.Japanese electronics maker Sony Corp. said Monday that it is buying a stake in Peanuts...

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Correction: Lobster Shellshock-Q&A story

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — In a story May 13 about lobster shell strength, The Associated Press reported erroneously that marine...

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China sends trade envoy to US, welcomes Trump ZTE comments

BEIJING (AP) — China said Monday it is sending an envoy to the United States this week for talks aimed at cooling a trade...

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ABCs of ZTE: Tech firm in focus amid US-China trade dispute

HONG KONG (AP) — President Donald Trump injected fresh uncertainty into planned trade talks between U.S. and Chinese officials...

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Malaysia's attorney general to go on leave pending probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — New Malaysian Prime Minister Mahathir Mohamad said Monday that the attorney general has been told...

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Taiwan boosts domestic arms makers, as China's warnings loom

TAICHUNG, Taiwan (AP) — Standing on his company's sprawling campus in central Taiwan, Lin Nan-juh says he's able to make any...

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#OKC Boxscore is a weekly summary of Oklahoma City civic news.

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

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Xerox ends agreement with Japan's Fujifilms

NEW YORK (AP) — Copier company Xerox Corp. said Sunday it was ending an agreement to combine with Japan's Fujifilm Holdings and...

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Trump says US will help penalized Chinese company

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a surprising overture to China, President Donald Trump said Sunday he would help a Chinese...

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Curacao court OKs Conoco seizing Venezuelan oil assets

WILLEMSTAD, Curacao (AP) — A court on the Dutch island of Curacao has authorized the local subsidiary of U.S. oil giant...

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Mercedes restores order at top with Hamilton's win in Spain

BARCELONA, Spain (AP) — Lewis Hamilton and Mercedes are not done just yet.Hamilton put in a dominant performance at the Spanish...

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Police probe whether Autopilot feature was on in Tesla crash

SOUTH JORDAN, Utah (AP) — Police are investigating whether a Tesla sedan's semi-autonomous Autopilot feature was engaged when...

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Never heard of blockchain technology? Why you'll hear more about it

A new technology called blockchain, best known as the underlying architecture for the digital currency bitcoin, can solve...

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Eyes turn to Vermont as it sees success with health system

MONTPELIER, Vt. (AP) — A Vermont health care organization working to keep patients healthier while reducing costs is being...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Peters & Chandler, P.C., hires Tanner Coburn as audit senior, and Ara Grigorian as audit staff. Coburn graduated in 2015...

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Personally Speaking: Martha Burger

• Position: Oklahoma City University, president designate • Age: 65 • Grew up in: Wilmington, Delaware • Education: Oklahoma...

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Best and worst Oklahoma stocks last week

Eagle & Beagle: Best and worst Oklahoma stocks last week

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General Mills could be poised for a turnaround

Dear Mr. Berko: My stockbroker had me buy 300 shares of General Mills in the summer of 2016, for which I paid $71 a share. In...

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Retired energy exec tapped as OCU's first female president

Martha Burger delivered the commencement address at Oklahoma City University last weekend, upon the invitation of OCU President...

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Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Oklahoma and Publishers Weekly best-sellers

Auto thefts decline in Oklahoma City

NewsMay 14, 2018

Auto thefts in Oklahoma City have declined by about 30 percent since 2012. Police said although it's difficult to say why the number of thefts increase or decrease from one year to the next, advances in technology likely have played a role in the...

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Futures File: Scrapping of Iran deal sends oil, gasoline prices higher

Futures File: Scrapping of Iran deal sends oil, gasoline prices higher

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The Value of LinkedIn Recommendations

Dear Sam: I’ve received a few endorsements on LinkedIn, but I’m assuming they aren’t as valuable as recommendations. How do I...

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A surprising bullying battleground: Senior centers

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The unwanted were turned away from cafeteria tables. Fistfights broke out at karaoke. Dances became...

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Housing, hail and hunters are real concerns

Western Oklahoma is hurting for homes

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Women Build for family of 7

In the Oklahoma City area, female team members from the Interstate 240 Lowe’s and Edmond Lowe’s will volunteer several days...

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One we can afford to lose, Oklahoma beaten out by four other states on hail insurance claims

Farmers Insurance ranks states for hail claims, and Oklahoma falls in the middle of the Top 10. Eh. Earthquakes are more...

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

Environmental expo has something for everyone

Have you always wanted to learn how to make your own compost pile to recycle kitchen and garden waste? Would you like to learn...

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How to patch any hole in your house

Proper fillers help with all kinds of patching problems.

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Kenneth R. Harney, The growing gender gap that gets little notice, home buying

The growing gender gap that gets little notice, home buying.

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018

Business

Event center CEO facing SEC charges of fraud following collapse of Bricktown project

Steven Down, a Utah entrepreneur who once planned to develop a $10 million event center along the Bricktown Canal, is being hit...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for May 12.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for May 12, 2018

The Oklahoman's house plan for May 12, 2018.

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OKC to celebrate Bike to Work Day with giveaways and discounts for cyclists May 18

This is the 13th year of Oklahoma City’s participation in national Bike to Work Day events.

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Song remains the same for Symphony Show House

The location of the Orchestra League’s annual Symphony Show House event changes from year to year, but the purpose is...

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If you must fall, fall safely

Oklahoma City's CMSWillowbrook Construction Management and Ram Tool Construction Supply, Birmingham, Alabama, take a break for...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 12, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 12, 2018.

Business

Councilman promoted northeastside economic development

John Pettis won his Oklahoma City Council seat by championing plans to bring jobs to predominantly African-American...

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RE/MAX First adds agent

RE/MAX First adds agent.

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Living with a hot-tempered showerhead

Barry Stone answers a reader's question about unwanted shower temperature shifting.

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State adds Freddie Mac help to housing programs

State adds Freddie Mac help to housing programs.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018.

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HGTV star has advice for new homeowners: Slow down

“HGTV is good for inspiration,” Chip Wade said, “but if you think you’re going to watch a show where you buy a $50,000 ranch...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018

Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 12, 2018.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, May 12, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 12, 2018

Health

Few teeth in Trump's prescription to reduce drug prices

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's long-promised plan to bring down drug prices, unveiled Friday, would mostly spare...

Business

Icahn nominates two more SandRidge directors

Activist investor Carl Icahn on Friday nominated two more directors to SandRidge Energy Inc.'s board, further escalating the...

Business

$1.7M incentive for Amazon center

$1.7 million incentive for the online retail giant Amazon will go before Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust on Tuesday.

Business

Top Baltimore police official suspended after tax charges

BALTIMORE (AP) — A day after saying she had "full confidence" in Baltimore's police commissioner as he faces federal charges of...

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60 dead cats among 100 animals discovered at Minnesota home

FARMINGTON, Minn. (AP) — Authorities say a Minnesota woman has been arrested on suspicion of animal cruelty after investigators...

The OK -- The Food Issue

LifeFeb 4, 2018

Peanut butter. If I have one go-to food, that's it. Crunchy or smooth? Doesn't matter. Jif, Skippy or Peter Pan? Don't care. Love them all. On toast, on a cracker. Plain or with a pickle, like my mom taught me. Even on a hamburger. If you...

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Crews investigate Oklahoma City oil spill

Oklahoma Corporation Commission crews are investigating a spill that spread crude oil across a quarter mile of northwest...

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AT&T chief lobbyist out after hiring of Trump attorney Cohen

NEW YORK (AP) — The chief lobbyist for AT&T is leaving the company after overseeing a $50,000-per-month contract for President...

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Giuliani 'quite certain' Trump didn't know about Cohen deals

NEW YORK (AP) — Rudy Giuliani, one of President Donald Trump's attorneys, said he is "quite certain" the president did not know...

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Fresno jury says Chipotle owes former manager $7.97 million for wrongful termination

For years, Jeanette Ortiz was a loyal, hardworking general manager for Chipotle Mexican Grill on Shaw Avenue across from the...

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Facebook is reportedly 'very serious' about launching its own cryptocurrency

Facebook is "very serious" about launching its own cryptocurrency, according to a report from Cheddar. It's not the first time...

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Lawmakers agree to ban Louisiana film tax breaks for porn

BATON ROUGE, La. (AP) — Pornographic films won't be eligible for Louisiana's film tax credit program, under a bill heading to...

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California close to requiring solar panels on all new homes

SACRAMENTO, Calif. - California may start requiring solar panels on new homes and low-rise apartment buildings built after...

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European stocks take a breather after strong rally

LONDON (AP) — European stock markets eased slightly Friday after a strong rally saw many indexes strike multi-week highs. Wall...

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UK pro-Brexit group fined for breaking campaign spending law

LONDON (AP) — Britain's electoral watchdog on Friday fined a pro-Brexit campaign group and referred its chief executive to...

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Pilots warn of weak taxiways at Bangkok's busy airport

BANGKOK (AP) — A pilots' organization is warning that soft ground conditions at Bangkok's main international airport, a major...

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Robocaller hit with record $120 million fine

The Federal Communications Commission Thursday finalized its largest robocalling fine in history against Adrian Abramovich, a...

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Oklahoma energy briefs

Energy theme briefs for May 11, 2018

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STACK pipeline project planned

Booming oil and natural gas drilling in northwest Oklahoma's STACK play has attracted another pipeline system. The planned...

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Chaparral Energy records $11.4 million first-quarter loss as production grows

Chaparral Energy Inc. generated a loss of $11.4 million in the first quarter as the company boosted production by more than 50...

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OKC Central: Guests field questions on mobile online chat

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer chatted with readers Thursday while on a bus ride to Austin, Texas, along with a group of local...

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Q&A with Melissa McDuffey: Electronic harassment becoming more prevalent, survey shows

Q&A with Melissa McDuffey: Electronic harassment becoming more prevalent, survey shows

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Oil producers adapt to new Wall Street demands

Speaking at the Oklahoma State University Energy Conference, Devon executive Tony Vaughn said shareholders no longer are...

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Long-sealed windows in Bricktown landmark soon will again be filled with glass

Transformation of the Bricktown landmark last home to Spaghetti Warehouse is underway with removal of bricks from windows...

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Perfect coordination is needed to continue growing oil production profits, this executive says.

Companies that provide drilling, completion and other related services to well owners have to get evermore coordinated to keep...

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Asian shares rally as modest inflation eases rate hike fears

HONG KONG (AP) — Asian stock markets rallied on Friday, tracing gains on Wall Street after weaker than expected inflation...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Friday, May 11, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 11, 2018

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In taking on high drug prices, Trump faces a complex nemesis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Before taking office, President Donald Trump railed against the pharmaceutical industry and accused it of...

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Tidal accused of faking hundreds of millions of plays for Beyonce and Kanye West

A newspaper in Norway says it got a hold of internal data from the streaming service, which showed that 90 percent of users had...

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Dr. Dre loses trademark claim against 'Dr. Drai'

Dr. Dre has lost his trademark fight against Dr. Drai.Dre, the rap mogul and record producer whose real name is Andre Young,...

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Facebook ads show Russian effort to stoke political division

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats on the House intelligence committee have released more than 3,500 Facebook ads that were created or...

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After cold hits economy, UK central bank keeps rate on hold

LONDON (AP) — Just weeks after hinting it would raise interest rates, the Bank of England held off doing so Thursday, arguing...

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OKC Central Chat transcript, May 10, 2018

Today's special edition of Steve Lackmeyer's OKC Central Live Chat took place on a bus from Oklahoma City to Austin.

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China tech giant sidelined, US imports held amid trade spat

HONG KONG (AP) — A Chinese tech giant has been brought to its knees. Tougher inspections at Chinese ports are holding up cars,...

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Oil rises further on Mideast tensions, stock markets steady

TOKYO (AP) — The price of oil continued to rise Thursday and stocks edged up cautiously amid concerns about the U.S. withdrawal...

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Europe faces a wave of freed terror convicts. Is it ready?

PARIS (AP) — Over the next two years, terrorism convicts will walk free from European prisons by the dozens — more than 200...

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Volunteers work to save vintage train simulator in Berlin

BERLIN (AP) — Hydraulic systems jerk and pull the metal train cab back and forth as the driver pilots it along the tracks of...

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Q&A with Paula Williams

Q&A with Paula Williams: #MeToo movement must start with organization's leaders

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Are oil and natural gas prices going to improve? Readers are asking.

Readers asked how oil prices and increased gross production taxes will impact future drilling in Oklahoma. They also asked...

The U.S. Air Force is getting close to receiving its next generation aircraft tanker.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

SEATTLE — Boeing Co. brought more than a dozen reporters to various production and testing facilities here earlier this month to update progress it has made toward delivering its first group of KC-46A Pegasus tankers to the U.S. Air Force. The...

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Anheuser-Busch prepares for October changes in Oklahoma alcohol laws

With Oklahoma regulations loosening regarding alcohol content for beer as a result of the passage of State Question 792,...

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Felony charges filed against former Oklahoma insurance operators

Prosecutors this week filed at least 27 felony charges against principal owners of a former Oklahoma insurance company. New...

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With the end near for streetcar construction, traffic complications will shift gears

With the end of streetcar construction in sight, downtown Oklahoma City motorists might think things are coming up roses. Not...

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For OKC sales tax revenue, 'Another good month'

Strength in consumer spending is translating to consistently strong sales tax results for Oklahoma City. Figures for the May...

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Oklahoma retail briefs

WINDOW SHOPPING: Oklahoma retail briefs for May 10.

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$1 house draws multiple offers

Real estate agent Ryan Hukill's idea to list a home for $1 and see if a bidding contest erupted seems to have paid off. The...

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Did you know?: Things to know about Oklahoma's new liquor laws

Did you know?: Things to know about Oklahoma's new liquor laws

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Oklahoma business briefs

Oklahoma business briefs for May 10.

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Google’s AI program DeepMind learns human navigation skills

Notch up another win for the robots: the latest program from Google’s artificial intelligence group, DeepMind, has trounced...

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Sturm Ruger Shareholders Adopt Measure Backed by Gun Safety Activists

Shareholders stood with a group of nuns challenging Sturm Ruger — one of the largest firearms makers in the country — in...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Thursday, May 10, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 10, 2018

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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California, Florida stem cell clinics target of US lawsuit

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Federal prosecutors in California and Florida sued on Wednesday to stop two companies from providing stem...

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Price diagnosed with carpal tunnel syndrome after numbness

NEW YORK (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price was diagnosed Wednesday with carpal tunnel syndrome after twice...

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The Latest: Macron calls US exit from Iran deal a 'mistake'

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — The latest on President Donald Trump's decision to pull the U.S. out of the Iran nuclear deal (all times...

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Judge slashes $50M punitive penalty against pork giant

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — A federal judge has slashed $50 million in damages that a jury awarded neighbors of an industrial hog...

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Veterans ask court to reinstate lawsuits over open burn pits

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Veterans and their families asked a federal appeals court Wednesday to reinstate dozens of lawsuits...

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Trump warns Iran against resuming nuclear program

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump warned Iran on Wednesday against resuming its nuclear weapons program, a day after...

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Iran's top leader, lawmakers lash out at US on nuclear deal

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's supreme leader chastised President Donald Trump on Wednesday over his decision to pull America out...

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Trump says 'great night' after ex-con loses WVa primary

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican voters rejected ex-convict Don Blankenship in a West Virginia Senate primary in which he...

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Oklahoma City's Founders Bank added to endangered properties list

Oklahoma City's mid-20th century Founders Bank is among the new additions to Oklahoma's Most Endangered Historic Places list...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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More injection reductions are being required to address earthquakes in northwest Oklahoma.

The Oklahoma Corporation Commission directed operators of 23 saltwater disposal wells near Covington in northwest Oklahoma to...

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State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

State of Employment: Oklahoma needs greater variety of jobs and job skills, experts say

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Wednesday, May 9, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 9, 2018

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Oklahoma City-based Gulfport profit falls as production soars

Gulfport Energy Corp. production surged more than 50 percent even as profits slipped in the first quarter, the Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma business briefs

Arkansas OKs Wind Catcher project The Arkansas Public Service Commission determined Southwestern Electric Power Co. and Public...

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Oklahoma City Council learns Amazon is eligible for job incentives

Amazon could qualify for a public payout as an incentive for jobs created at its still officially unannounced fulfillment...

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For health care providers, safeguarding patients’ electronic health information is also an employment matter

Safeguarding patients' electronic health information is an employment matter Q: In preparation for an employee or other members...

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Trade Talk: Thank you, Mother, for the many life lessons

Trade Talk: Thank you, Mother, for the many life lessons

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More engineers needed to fill critical jobs

The advanced engineering program at Meridian Technology Center is preparing high school students for the rigorous coursework...

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Adidas withdraws Soviet-themed shirt in Lithuania

VILNIUS, Lithuania (AP) — Lithuania has welcomed a decision by sports gear company Adidas to remove a tank top with the letters...

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GOP outsiders in _ and out _ as primary season kicks off

CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Republican voters rejected ex-convict Don Blankenship Tuesday in a West Virginia Senate primary in...

A new Cold War? Depends on who you ask.

NewsMay 7, 2018

With tensions between Russia and the U.S. heating up, we talk to a Russian living in Oklahoma and Oklahomans living in Russia.

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CDC boss gets $165,300 pay cut from record-setting salary

NEW YORK (AP) — The new head of the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has gotten a big salary reduction.A spokeswoman...

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Administration proposes cutting $15 billion in unused funds

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump sent lawmakers a plan Tuesday to wipe more than $15 billion in unused spending off the...

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Production decline, layoffs contribute to Oklahoma City-based SandRidge's $41 million loss

Oklahoma City-based SandRidge Energy Inc. on Tuesday reported a first-quarter loss of $41 million, led by declining production...

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Drug supply firm execs say they didn't cause opioids crisis

WASHINGTON (AP) — Top executives of the nation's leading wholesale drug distributors told Congress under oath Tuesday that...

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Court asked to levy fines for misconduct in lab scandal

BOSTON (AP) — Defense attorneys and civil libertarians in Massachusetts urged the state's highest court on Tuesday to impose...

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UK foreign secretary attacks May customs proposal as 'crazy'

LONDON (AP) — British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has attacked Prime Minister Theresa May's plan for a customs partnership...

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Facebook bans foreign ads in Ireland abortion referendum

LONDON (AP) — Facebook announced Tuesday that it is banning foreign advertisements related to Ireland's abortion referendum...

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Recap: Energy chat with Adam Wilmoth and Jack Money

We answer questions from readers in the monthly energy chat.

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World stocks mixed as Trump decision on Iran deal approaches

European stock markets are mostly lower after a day of gains in Asia, as a decision by U.S. President Donald Trump looms on...

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Why is it so hard to get to the Oklahoma River from the Bricktown Canal?

Oklahoma City spent millions turning the Oklahoma River from an ugly, rock-lined, often barren riverbed into a vibrant...

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Tuesday, May 8, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 8, 2018

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Supreme Court makes U-turn on interpretation of overtime rules

Supreme Court makes U-turn on interpretation of overtime rules Q: The U.S. Supreme Court recently issued a 5-4 decision...

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Ranchers saw at least $26 million in economic damage from April's wildfires, an estimate released Monday states.

A marketing specialist with Oklahoma State University's Cooperative Extension Service estimates ranchers lost more than $26...

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Oklahoma technology briefs

Microsoft CEO says 'privacy is a human right' SEATTLE — Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella says "privacy is a human right" and that...

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Panhandle Oil and Gas posts $1 million profit

Panhandle Oil and Gas Inc. has used growing free cash flow to pay down 20 percent of its debt over the first seven months of...

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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It took a major political effort to create Stephenson Cancer Center

The fight against cancer in Oklahoma took a giant leap forward last week with the announcement that the Stephenson Cancer...

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Oklahoma business briefs

PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals sets dividend The directors of Oklahoma City-based PD-Rx Pharmaceuticals Inc.have declared a one-time...

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New Volkswagen CEO testified in U.S. on emissions scandal: report

Volkswagen Chief Executive Herbert Diess traveled to the United States this month to testify to authorities there about the...

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EU probes Romania aid to national uranium company

BRUSSELS (AP) — European Union anti-trust regulators are investigating whether Romania has broken state aid rules in its rescue...

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Will we eat less now that calorie labels are federal law?

Starting Monday, all restaurant chains with 20 or more locations must post calorie counts on menus. Research suggests this...

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Moats and candy: Here's what Elon Musk and Warren Buffett are clashing over

Musk said on Twitter that he was "super super serious" about starting his own candy company.

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SandRidge directors expand board, support two Icahn-backed nominees

SandRidge Energy Inc. directors approved a plan to expand the board after activist investor Carl Icahn rejected a compromise...

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Putin vows to boost Russian economy as he begins 4th term

MOSCOW (AP) — Vladimir Putin on Monday launched his fourth term as president with an ambitious call to vault Russia into the...

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Are you owed $1,200? Maybe, if you got a Dish Network telemarketing call

Thousands of people who got a telemarketing call for Dish Network in 2010 or 2011 may be able to collect $1,200 per call. If...

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China slams US criticism of its 'Orwellian' Taiwan demand

BEIJING (AP) — China has dismissed White House criticism of its "Orwellian" demand that foreign airlines not refer to...

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#OKC Boxscore for Monday, May 7, 2018.

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

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Romanian health workers stage 2-hour strike over wages

BUCHAREST, Romania (AP) — Romanian health workers have staged a two-hour strike to protest a government measure that has led to...

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Video shows Google self-driving van accident in Arizona

A self-driving van that was part of Google's tests in Arizona was involved in an accident Friday when a car being driven by a...

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Personally speaking: Michael Thomas

• Position: CEO of amshot • Age: 38 • Grew up in: Oklahoma City • Business partner: Rick Arliss • Education: University of...

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Oklahoma firms' new hires and promotions

Quail Creek Bank, N.A., Oklahoma City, promotes Erin Batey to chief communication and innovation officer. Batey has more than...

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Lack of moisture limiting wheat production in Kansas

The impact of a poor wheat crop in Kansas leads this week's edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities roundup. Kansas...

Oklahoma schools plagued by low funding as student needs increase

NewsMay 6, 2018

Oklahoma schools have struggled through a decade of per-student funding decreases, resulting in larger class sizes and fewer classroom resources. But it has come at the same time the rate of students dealing with a slate of social challenges have...

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How a genealogy site snared a serial killer

When the Golden State Killer raped and murdered victims across California in the 1970s and ‘80s, police relied on tools like...

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018

Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018.

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IT exec wants to empower customers to grow their businesses

A framed print of squares in his conference room reminds information technology executive Michael Thomas how far he's come. The...

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Phone records link wind industry group to political consultant who had Oklahoma legislator tracked

The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation continues to follow up leads to determine who wanted a legislator tracked and why....

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Young adult novelists will headline a panel discussion at Edmond's Best of Books.

Meet local and national authors at three events this week.

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Oklahoma business calendar

Meetings Tuesday The Oklahoma Inventors Congress Oklahoma City Chapter presents Dan Solloway discussing his experience with the...

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OKC school district works with city on sales of abandoned schools

In early January 2017, Rachel Freeman was looking at the John F. Kennedy neighborhood east of downtown to buy an empty lot and...

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Oklahoma's best and worst state stocks last week

Eagle Oil prices are near three-year highs, and local public oil and gas firms are generally profitable. So it should come as...

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Why farmers get only 7.8 cents of every dollar Americans spend on food

For every dollar consumers spend on food, only 7.8 cents goes to farmers — a record low that reflects shifts in how Americans...

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At current price, GoPro might be worth a speculative buy

Dear Mr. Berko: On your advice, I didn't buy stock in GoPro in 2015, when it was trading at $56. And about a year later, it...

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D-BATS adds storage facility

An estimated $1.2 million warehouse is being constructed at D-BATS Oklahoma City, but it doesn't have anything to do with...

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How to Design a Creative Resume

Dear Sam: I think my resume is boring! The page just looks like a long list of bullet points. If I don’t want to read my...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Appraisal-free loans save millions for buyers

Appraisal-free loans save millions for buyers.

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Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency report goes behind open doors

Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency report goes behind open doors.

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Delight in decay

For composters of all kinds, there's delight in decay.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018.

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Paul Bianchina, Central vacuum system a convenient alternative

Central vacuum system a convenient alternative to traditional vacuums.

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Parade of Homes Spring Festival continues

Parade of Homes Spring Festival continues.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for May 5, 2018

The Oklahoman's house plan for May 5, 2018.

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Meetings, workshops and events for central Oklahoma's garden enthusiasts

Meetings, workshops and events for central Oklahoma's garden enthusiasts.

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Making the case for a more perfect pillow

Making the case for a more perfect pillow.

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018

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It's planting time for everything

We have had some gorgeous spring weather the past couple of weeks, and lots of gardening is underway across our state. We are...

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Extension office offers master gardener classes

The Oklahoma County Master Gardeners are accepting applications for the 2018 Master Gardener training program beginning in...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for May 5, 2018.

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Grace notes, New features added to vintage Symphony Show House fundraiser

Proceeds from the interior designer showcase fund the Oklahoma City Orchestra League's music education programs.

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Fortify your home to save on insurance

If a homeowner retrofits or builds a new home to certain specified standards, a new law requires the insurance company to...

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New agent for Berkshire Hathaway

New agent for Berkshire Hathaway.

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Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for Saturday, May 5, 2018

Oklahoma oil prices and drilling report for May 5, 2018

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Oklahoma business briefs

Active rig count increases again The number of rigs drilling for oil and natural gas increased again this week, both in...

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Oklahoma River to feature new attractions

Mike Knopp, executive director of the Oklahoma City Boathouse Foundation, fielded questions from online participants in...

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Flatware a little ... flat? Find a set that really shines

Flatware a little ... flat? Find a set that really shines.

A refueling operator on a KC-46A Pegasus won't have to lie down on the job.

BusinessMay 13, 2018

The KC-46A Pegasus being developed by Boeing for the U.S. Air Force will provide the service with an aerial tanker that the manufacturer says will be more affordable to operate. Officials said lessons they learned from another military aircraft...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 5, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 5, 2018

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Three KidWind teams headed to Chicago

Three teams that competed at the recent University of Oklahoma KidWind Challenge qualified for the National KidWind Challenge...

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No Nichols Hills Garden Tour

Amid road construction project, Nichols Hills Garden Tour won't take place this year.

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Dignitaries dedicate MAPS 3 senior health and wellness center in Capitol Hill

A health and wellness center designed for people 50 and older opened its doors Friday in the Capitol Hill neighborhood in south...

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Readers identify with woman’s reluctance to downsize

This week, Marni Jameson writes, I am going to get out of my own way, and let my readers tell you what they think.

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Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

Livestock report from the Oklahoma City Stockyards

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Barry Stone, When buyers decline to hire home inspector

When buyers decline to hire home inspector.

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Industrial turtle back to a crawl

Hobby Lobby is still growing, Amazon is a strong maybe, but big speculative warehouse construction? No so much.

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Differences over acquisition of land for the MAPS 3 downtown park prompted a claim against the city of Oklahoma City

A business says it should be compensated for costs it incurred in anticipation of Oklahoma City acquiring its land for the MAPS...

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Trump salutes NRA, says elect Republicans to save gun rights

DALLAS (AP) — Months after the horror of the Parkland school shootings in Florida, President Donald Trump stood before cheering...

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This luxurious Edmond home is on sale for $1 — no fooling

Home sellers Dan and Sharla Bradley liked real estate agent Ryan Hukill's unusual marketing approach: List their house for $1,...

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Democrats using 2017 'Obamacare' vote as political weapon

WASHINGTON (AP) — A year ago Friday, Democrats sarcastically serenaded Republicans with chants of "Nah nah nah nah, hey hey,...

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OKC Central Chat transcript, May 4, 2018 with special guest Mike Knopp

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers in today's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's Q&A's on...

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Global stocks mixed ahead of US jobs data, amid trade talks

SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Stock markets were mixed Friday and Wall Street was expected to dip on the open as investors look...