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Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate went to Masters golf tournament, island resort town on 2009 campaign trip

Records provided to The Oklahoman show details on expenses in Georgia and South Carolina.

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Union Train Station should be prime candidate for MAPS 3 surplus

After writing extensively over the years about once troubled landmarks like First National, the Skirvin and the Gold Dome, one...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018.

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018.

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OKC Central Live Chat: Progress is being seen, but not everywhere

Q: Is the Bricktown Renaissance Hotel off?A: Andy Patel says he is still moving ahead, but every time I inquire as to when, the...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 13, 2018.

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Can MAPS 4 dare to address city's toughest challenges?

Twenty-five years after the passage of the first Metropolitan Area Projects initiative was passed by voters desperate to bring...

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Costco closes on land sale

Costco has officially landed. Months after Costco Wholesale Corp. won incentives from the city to open a location here, land...

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Midcentury landmark destroyed same morning demo permit filed with city

Another midcentury landmark, the former Founders Bank, is being destroyed this week as new, mostly big-box development...

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Lincoln Square proposal intended to preserve black roots of devastated neighborhood

Bert Belanger knows he's up against a history that doesn't play well in 2018. On Saturday, I reported on a rezoning application...

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Eight-story condo tower planned for Midtown

An eight-story upscale condominium tower is set to be built in the heart of Midtown across the street from where the former...

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Mid-century landmark Founders Bank being torn down

Another mid-century landmark, the former Founders Bank, is being destroyed this week as new development continues to encroach...

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Real estate development game leads to constant changes in downtown neighborhoods

Looking out from the third-floor balcony of her home in a former storage warehouse, Linda Mandel can see the immense downtown...

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Development specialists watching Opportunity Zones

Oklahoma City didn't wait for details from the federal government before moving ahead in preparation for what could be...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018.

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018

Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018.

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Fresh communiqués from the (trade) war front

Devils and eels are in the details.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018.

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Commercial property transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018

Commercial property transactions from The Oklahoman for Oct. 6, 2018.

Reforms and a new administration south of the border could make it easier for Oklahoman oil and gas companies to do...

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Mexico's oil and gas industry has been declining for years. Recent reforms aim to change that, and a new administration plans to do more, which could provide Oklahoma oil and gas companies renewed opportunities to do business there.

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Proposed Lincoln Square would add mixed-use development to Innovation District

A team consisting of developers Bert Belanger, Pat Garrett, and brothers R.D. and Scott Smith are taking the first step toward...

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OKC Central Live Chat Starts at 10:30 a.m. Today

We've had a busy few weeks and last week I was pretty much tapped out and unable to pull off the sort of chat you...

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A Closer Look at first urban core OnCue

As reported in The Oklahoman today, a planned residential and retail development by Shyon Keoppel is being scrapped at NW 13,...

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New owners pledge historic restoration of Deep Deuce landmark

A law firm is the new owner of the historic original Oklahoma City School Board building in Deep Deuce and is pledging to...

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OnCue set to expand into urban core

OnCue, which has pursued an aggressive expansion in central Oklahoma, is set to open its first store in the urban core on a...

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Omni seeks a vibrant street with Oklahoma City hotel

Rare is the moment when a heavily recruited economic development prospect signs on to terms with the city and then saves...

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Senior, affordable housing proposed for west downtown site

Two mixed-use developments, one with workforce and market housing, and another that would replace existing low-income housing...

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Join the Route 66 Trail drive

Route 66 is a national treasure. It should be a National Historic Trail.

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018.

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Construction zone to clear for Oklahoma City Street of Dreams Oct. 13-28

Home shoppers win when builders take their chances on the Street of Dreams.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 29, 2018.

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Expanded vision delays The Collective's opening

Opening for The Collective, a food hall being built in a once blighted service station in Midtown, is being delayed until this...

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Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 27.

Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 27.

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Taking Flight at Scissortail Park in Oklahoma City

A 20-ton “orb” titled “Taking Flight” is set be built 19 feet over the entry to Scissortail Park following a monthslong...

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Landscaping plans set for Oklahoma City Boulevard

Planting and landscaping along the east and west segments of the Oklahoma City Boulevard is set to begin this winter as plans...

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Steel going up at Oklahoma Contemporary

Steel erection has started at NW 11 and Broadway where Oklahoma Contemporary is building its new $20 million campus at the...

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Ghosts of historic buildings reminder of unmet promises

My story Sunday about Together Square — an extension of Myriad Gardens — presents a far better scenario than the fenced-off...

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Soccer field, basketball court planned for former Stage Center site in downtown Oklahoma City

OGE Energy Corp. is partnering with three foundations to turn the block that was once home to Stage Center into a park equipped...

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Funds go for fixes on Route 66

Route 66 historic preservation grants go to projects from Chicago to California, including two in Oklahoma.

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Onslaught of offers to buy houses troubles elderly, others

Onslaught of unsolicited offers to buy houses is disturbing the elderly (and me) and a state lawmaker is on it.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018.

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Opportunity knocks 8,700 times for capital investors

Last year's federal tax reform led to the creation of Opportunity Zones designed to attract people, partnerships and companies...

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Plaza District Festival is set for Sept. 29

The annual Plaza District Festival returns for its 20th year with 39 local acts performing on three stages. The festival will...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018.

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 22, 2018.

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Development proposals being sought for two prime spots in Core to Shore

Developers are being invited to pitch proposals for two prime properties controlled by the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal...

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Tax reform and awards presented at Commercial Real Estate Summit

Saving Section 1031 tax-deferred exchanges, good; creating Opportunity Zones, perhaps better; presenting Pivot Awards, the...

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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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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...

Bull market doesn't mean bear market is definitely on horizon

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Bull market doesn't mean bear market is definitely on horizon Q: What is a bull market and how does it differ from a bear market? A: The term “bull market” is used to refer to a rising stock market; however, it can also be applied to other...

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OKC lost a good man today

Six months. Ask yourselves, what would you do with six months if that was all you had left? That is pretty much what banker...

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

New Route 66 Co-Op, formed to buy and preserve the Painted Desert Trading Post in eastern Arizona, peels out with a $20,000...

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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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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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Downtown Steel

Infill development is continuing to move forward with two Midtown office buildings rising from the ground. As I drive along...

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Work to resume this fall at Gold Dome in Oklahoma City

Work is set to resume on the Gold Dome in Oklahoma City this fall as developer Jonathan Russell attempts to reverse damage done...

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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 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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An eyesore on Classen is set to disappear

Over the past few months the former Phillips 66 station at NW 17 and Classen has fallen into disrepair, overgrown with weeds...

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

Oil prices, hurricane drive up gasoline costs

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Gasoline prices typically drop in the fall, but this year they have continued to rise even as temperatures have cooled. The price at the pump is driven primarily by three factors: the price of oil, the cost of refining the oil into gasoline and...

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Questions emerge on Bricktown hotel building spree

The once-booming hotel market in Bricktown is showing signs of hitting turbulence as a handful of previously announced...

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Development of OKC's NE 23 gains momentum

The revitalization of NE 23, a commercial corridor neglected for decades in Oklahoma City, is continuing to gain momentum with...

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Hot property is curing what ailed Medicine Park

New homes and investors, quaint shops, quirky eateries, rehabbed rental cabins, and Medicine Creek itself are draws at historic...

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018

Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018.

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Medicine Park is alive and well

Whatever you think of Medicine Park, if you haven't been there lately, think again.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018.

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Setting up an Airbnb? Here are the basics, extras and no-nos

Setting up an Airbnb? Here are the basics, extras and no-nos.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 25, 2018.

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Special OKC Central Live Chat - THE DRIVE

Today we are doing something different. We are going to video live stream our chat at 9:30 a.m. at NewsOk while I do a...

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Omni closes land deal for convention hotel in downtown OKC

Omni Hotels & Resorts closed on its purchase of land from the Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority on Thursday

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Dolese moving headquarters out of Automobile Alley

Dolese Bros., one of the oldest continuously operating businesses downtown, is set to sell its headquarters at the gateway to...

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Ludivine moving into more active area in Oklahoma City, but operators plan to keep the same vibe

Ludivine, a popular farm-to-table restaurant in Midtown, is set to move from its early 20th century home on Hudson Avenue to...

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Stories flesh out statistics of eviction

Matthew Desmond, Pulitzer Prize-winning author of "Evicted: Poverty and Profit in the American City," told some of "Arleen's"...

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Crowds gather at Kerr Park reopening in downtown Oklahoma City

Crowds gather at Kerr Park reopening in downtown Oklahoma City

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Federal law fogs pot's promise for real estate

All property market sectors looking for returns from medical marijuana need to remember: It's still illegal at the federal level.

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Celebration of 1958 Katz sit-in leads to effort to permanently remember our past

Racism isn't dead. But Saturday a large crowd gathered downtown and took a step toward healing. and a diverse array of people...

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Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper

Oklahoma City needs to recognize achievements of Clara Luper.

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Choctaw Nation tribal headquarters is one for the history books

Oklahoma City design firm FSB delivers a $200 million, 500,000-square-foot showcase of tribal history, culture, art, and...

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Job incentives totaling $1 million sought as part of new downtown Oklahoma City headquarters

Heartland, the U.S. division of Global Payment Systems, is seeking $1 million in job incentives as part of its decision to...

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Mesta Park home renovation gets a turn on HGTV

Ty McBride, owner of Wood Window Rescue in Oklahoma City, and Paige Sheller, owner of A-Line Design in Edmond, will star in a...

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Aug. 18, 2018

Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Aug. 18, 2018.

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 18, 2018

Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 18, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 18, 2018

Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for Sept. 18, 2018.

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OKC location is CoreLogic-al

Buying two local firms, a la mode and Mercury Network, makes Oklahoma City one of Irvine, California-based CoreLogic Inc.s...

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Parking tension continues in Plaza District

Discord is rising among property owners in the Plaza District following the realization that half of a parking lot used by...

Eminent domain negotiations require transparency with landowners

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Eminent domain negotiations with landowners require transparency Q: There is an increasing trend of companies utilizing eminent domain to acquire land relating to oil, gas and renewable energy projects and, with this, landowners are becoming...

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The rains came down and the homes went up

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When it rained, it poured, but starts didn't stop for Oklahoma City homebuilders.

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Nitrogen application works for wheat when it is applied at the right time.

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Oklahoma State University researchers say the best time to apply nitrogen to a needy crop of wheat is shortly after it emerges from the ground. But that means farmers who are concerned about the issue may have to be patient.

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Green grows the cannabis

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It's a business dedicated to growth — horticulturally speaking, of course. As the medical marijuana industry launches in Oklahoma, Colorado-based GrowGeneration Corp. is entering the market as a supplier for all the necessary goods and...

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Want to please trick-or-treaters this Halloween? Give these three candies.

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Oklahoma's No. 1 Halloween treats, based on pounds sold through a large online retailer, are Dubble Bubble, Snickers and Skittles.

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Boiled or baked, here's a nut that holds some appeal

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Chestnuts likely were a staple food for Native Americans and settlers as they worked their way across the country. In Oklahoma these days, they aren't a high profile crop. But that could change.

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How OKC hopes to be a disrupter this season

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The Warriors are the undisputed favorite to win another NBA title. But the Thunder is among a handful of teams that has shown they aren't laying down or giving up. OKC hopes to disrupt, starting Tuesday night at Golden State.

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