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Husband-and-wife duo Adam & Kizzie saying farewell to OKC in concert

The duo will play a farewell concert at 8 tonight at the Tower Theatre, 425 NW 23.

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After shark attacks, is Cape Cod ready for tourist season?

WELLFLEET, Mass. (AP) — As Cape Cod's tourist season gets underway, there's uncertainty after two shark attacks — including...

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Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Kenya's High Court upholds colonial-era laws that criminalize same-sex relations.

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Theme park attendance crosses half-billion mark for 1st time

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Worldwide attendance at the 10 biggest operators of amusement parks increased 4% last year and crossed the...

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Jamie Oliver's UK restaurant chain collapses into insolvency

LONDON (AP) — Celebrity chef Jamie Oliver's British restaurant chain filed for bankruptcy protection on Tuesday, partly due to...

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US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales dropped 0.4% in April amid affordability and inventory challenges.

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Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous singer's death.

PONTIAC, Mich. (AP) — Lawyer: Three handwritten wills are found in Aretha Franklin's Michigan home, months after famous...

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High court sides with Crow tribe member in hunting dispute

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court on Monday sided with a member of the Crow tribe who was fined for hunting elk in Wyoming's...

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Photos: 'The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour' breaks more records with Pittsburgh show

Since launching the monumental tour, Brooks has played consecutive sell-outs, breaking attendance records in St. Louis,...

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Update: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center closing early today due to severe weather threat

The popular exhibit "Oklahoma Is Black" is on view until Sunday, so there's still time to check it out before it closes.

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Video: Sparks fly as Carrie Underwood croons 'Southbound' on 'American Idol' season finale

Underwood, a Checotah native and the "Idol" Season 4 winner, returned to the venerable TV singing contest to perform on its...

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OKC Zoo closing early today due to severe weather forecast

Staff for the perennial family-favorite attraction announced on social media that it is closing at noon today.

Bollywood boom: OKC joins national trend of movie theaters showing films from India

NewsApr 7, 2019

Among the show times for the latest Marvel Studios superhero saga, Tyler Perry’s last Madea movie and the third animated “How to Train Your Dragon” adventure, some Oklahoma City theaters listed less-than-mainstream titles on a recent Friday....

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Science Museum Oklahoma closing early today due to severe weather risk

Staff for the perennial family-favorite attraction announced on social media that it is closing at 1 p.m. today.

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Amazon's most popular beauty products

Here's the list ... 15 customer favorite beauty finds on Amazon

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$15 minimum wage becomes part of 2020 presidential landscape

From liberal firebrands Bernie Sanders and Elizabeth Warren to moderates Joe Biden and John Hickenlooper, nearly the entire...

Health

Liz Weston: Let's get real about health costs in retirement

You won't pay for health care in retirement with one lump sum. That's the way these expenses are often presented, though, and...

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Nature & You: Is it safe to eat wild mushrooms?

All wild mushrooms are edible ... once! Please pardon my tongue-in-cheek jest. You'd do well to heed the warnings that your...

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Americana: Arches National Park

I have heard the term "bucket list," but I think there’s a hole in my bucket. Every time something gets taken off the top of...

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Oklahoma state park cabins offer cozy getaway

As you make travel plans for this summer, you will have several lodging choices. But right now, I want to make you aware of one...

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Family Talk: Even grandparents can make mistakes

Everyone agrees we all make mistakes, but the mistakes that pinch with poignant pain are the mistakes we make in our own...

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Health department seeks input for programming at Sequoyah, Oakridge schools

Neighborhood residents anxious about what will become of Sequoyah Elementary, 2400 NW 36, after the final school bell rings...

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Paint job concern gives neighbor 'paws'

QUESTION: My dog ran out of the house into a neighbor’s garage. Unfortunately, there were kitchen cabinets that were drying...

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Video: Tulsa native Bill Hader makes media rounds ahead of tonight's 'Barry' Season 2 finale

On his first appearance on "The Late Show with Stephen Colbert," Hader referenced his Tulsa origins as the reason for the...

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Canceled: OKC Audubon Society to hear speaker on birding in Panama

The OKC Audubon Society will meet at 7 p.m. Monday at the Will Rogers Park garden center building, NW 36 and Interstate 44....

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OSU Extension offers 'Kids in the Kitchen' cooking workshop

Kids ages 9 to 12 are invited to attend a two-day cooking school where they will learn the basics of food preparation, along...

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Genealogy researchers to share tips, experiences

EDMOND — This month's meeting of the Edmond Genealogical Society has been changed to "The Genealogy Gals Research In...

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Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma native Keri Rene Fuller pounces on her first national tour opportunity with 'Cats'

“This is a bucket list item for the majority of those on the stage, and to be able to perform it and see the country...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 19, 2019: Hear Byron Berline Band play a Summer Breeze concert in Norman

Music fans can bring seating and refreshments and take in a free evening of music in Lions Park, Flood and Symmes in Norman.

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Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids

CAIRO (AP) — Egyptian officials say roadside bomb attack wounds 16 people, including tourists, near Giza pyramids .

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Refuge of faith: Catholic Charities, Temple B'nai Israel welcome refugee Muslim family to Oklahoma City

Michael Korenblit had to have help creating the sign he held up at Will Rogers World Airport. He didn't know the Myanmar...

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Oklahoma City Parties - Helen Ford Wallace

EVENING GARDEN PARTY Spring dinner: Oklahoma Contemporary’s annual Spring Dinner, this year a progressive garden party...

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Art notes for May 19

Carpenter Square presents ‘White Guy on the Bus’ Carpenter Square Theatre, 800 W Main, takes a ride with “White Guy on the Bus”...

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Author/illustrator to bring his story to help children of addicted parents

Author/illustrator Jarrett Krosoczka will talk about what it's like to be a kid growing up in a family dealing with addiction...

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Elizabeth Clinton, featured in Netflix series 'The Innocent Man,' to speak at Calm Waters OKC fundraising event

The event will feature keynote speaker Elizabeth Clinton, whose father, Dennis Fritz, was one of two men wrongly convicted of...

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Interviews, photos and video: Red Earth Art Center getting new home in BancFirst Tower lobby

The venerable nonprofit organization Red Earth Inc. and BancFirst have reached an agreement that will relocate the Red Earth...

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Bernie Sanders unveils plan to overhaul public education

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Democratic presidential hopeful Bernie Sanders wants to suspend taxpayer funding of new charter schools...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 18, 2019: New Kids on the Block brings 'The MixTape Tour' to Chesapeake Energy Arena

The five hit-making pop and hip-hop acts, who have sold more than 100 million combined records worldwide, are on the road...

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Why wood floors are suddenly the design of the moment

When you first enter the foyer of designer Katie Ridder and her architect husband Peter Pennoyer's house in New York's Dutchess...

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Oklahoma City building permits

Flintco: 8300 N Oklahoma Ave., office, erect, $24,000,000. Casey's Marketing Co.: 13001 W Reno Ave., retail sales, erect,...

Man with disability finds job, works toward independence

HealthApr 21, 2019

Mike Zuech has a developmental disability, but he still wants to work. Despite trouble speaking, he works hard and listens well. Zuech, 24, works part-time at a Pizza Hut, washing dishes and cooking. His days also are spent at Among Friends in...

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MIDWEST CITY Church will host Italian Festival St. Philip Neri Catholic Church will host an Italian Festival from 12:30 to 4:30...

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Crossings Community Church marks 60th anniversary

When a member invited him to sit in on an Alcoholics Anonymous meeting in 1985, the Rev. Marty Grubbs didn't know what to...

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Rodd Moesel, Plant with planning or reckless abandon?

We are in the heart of the spring planting season and can plant most all of the warm-season plants, grass seed, trees, shrubs...

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Kenneth R. Harney, New lawsuits raise question of who should pay homebuyer's agent

WASHINGTON — The long knives are out again for one of American real estate's oldest and most controversial traditions:...

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Home and garden notes for May 18

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Marni Jameson, Spring is time for a little tree appreciation

"The best time to plant a tree was 20 years ago. The second best time is now.” ― Chinese proverb If you are breathing right...

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Craig Smith Building and 18 Oklahoma businesses partner to support The Sparrow Project

A custom home by Craig Smith Building in the Rivendell addition will be decorated by 18 local businesses for a fundraiser to...

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Paul Bianchina, New faucet is an easy bathroom fix-up

Whether you’re looking for an easy way to breathe some new life into your older bathroom or you’re just sick of that irritating...

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Master Gardeners gardens open in Norman

NORMAN — The Cleveland County Master Gardener Association opens its teaching and demonstration garden to the public from 9 a.m....

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Barry Stone, Siding warps on 2-year-old house

DEAR BARRY: The exterior siding on our home has become warped and wavy. When we bought the house, we thought the siding was...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 18, 2019

The Listing of the Week is an infill townhouse with "coastal modernist vibes" in the SoSA neighborhood, "south of St....

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Bible lesson

"Note then the kindness and the severity of God: severity toward those who have fallen, but God’s kindness to you, provided you...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for May 18, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County according to deeds released from County Clerk David O. Hooten's office. To search more...

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UBuildIt front office gets new home in Oklahoma City

Bob Braudrick is like that guy on TV in the 1980s who liked his electric razor so much he bought the company. Victor Kiam...

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State briefs for May 18

OKLAHOMA CITY OKC Zoo plans date nights this June Date Nights are planned from 6 to 10 p.m. every Thursday in June at the...

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Oklahoma County Treasurer property tax sale details, slices of life, now a click away

The Oklahoma County Treasurer’s resale property website — a list of properties to be auctioned for taxes owed — now has...

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Life.Church partners to aid local community center

WARR ACRES — A community carnival seemed to be a fitting prelude to summer as youths swarmed a local community on a recent...

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Theological foundation finds a new home in Bricktown

Religious scholars are making their way to Oklahoma City to participate in continuing education programs offered by a religious...

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Miller in May Home Tour is an invitation to time travel in Oklahoma City

The Miller in May Home Tour honors more than vintage houses: It showcases history, from grand narrative — the origins and...

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Gay couples plan mass weddings after Taiwan legalizes unions

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Gay couples in Taiwan plan a mass wedding registration after lawmakers voted to legalize same-sex...

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Inaugural National Arts Incubation Lab launching at OU

Described by some as the TV show “Shark Tank” meets “The Arts,” the lab is considered unique for combining and amplifying the...

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Interview and video: Cherokee actor and Oklahoma native Wes Studi talks about Westerns before appearing as host of HDNET Movies series

HDNET Movies' “Summer of Westerns” Sunday film series is launching this weekend and continuing through Aug. 11.

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Interview and video: Hanson's Taylor Hanson talks Tulsa's Hop Jam, hometown 'String Theory' concert, brother band Joshua & the Holy Rollers and more

The free all-ages music festival will spotlight live entertainment on two stages - with Oklahoma and national acts, including...

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Interviews and videos: Oklahoma Hall of Fame names 2019 inductees, including Gray Frederickson, John Herrington, Steve Largent, J.C. Watts

A trailblazing astronaut, two football stars who later became Congressmen, and the Choctaw chief who suggested the state’s name...

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Movie review: Salvaged 1970s Aretha Franklin concert film 'Amazing Grace' is a soul-stirring joy

But the film’s highlight is the title track, as Franklin delivers a more than 10-minute soul-stirring rendition that causes...

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Grumpy Cat, who entertained millions online, dies at age 7

MORRISTOWN, Ariz. (AP) — Grumpy Cat, whose sourpuss expression entertained millions on the internet and spawned hundreds of...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 17, 2019: See Carpenter Square Theatre stage the drama 'White Guy on the Bus'

In conjunction with the play, the theater’s lobby art gallery will host the work of Albert Bostick and Laura Sullivan.

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Louvre museum pays tribute to pyramid's architect Pei

PARIS (AP) — The Louvre museum in Paris paid tribute Friday to the architect of its giant glass pyramid, I.M. Pei who died...

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In gender-swap photo filters, some trans people see therapy

NEW YORK (AP) — Hit a button, and you're "transformed" into a woman. The beard disappears. The face and jaw smooth out. The...

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Concert review: Kristin Chenoweth hits the high notes in more ways than one at OKC show

Since Kristin Chenoweth performed in concert Tuesday night, plenty of high notes were hit. But since the Broken Arrow native...

For fitness buffs, variety of exercise programs grows

HealthApr 21, 2019

Not so many years ago, for most people, going to the gym meant getting on a treadmill or an elliptical and zoning out for a half hour or 45 minutes. To be sure, that's how plenty of people still choose to get their exercise. But over the past...

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Word Balloons: Marvel to celebrate 80 years with all-star one-shot

Marvel Comics is celebrating its 80th anniversary in 2019, and the company has announced an all-star 80-page issue to be...

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Mmmhops: Oklahoma band Hanson mixing up sixth hometown Hop Jam Beer & Music Festival

TULSA — For the sixth year, Hanson is bringing together two favorite things in arguably the band’s favorite place with The Hop...

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State briefs for May 17

Click It or Ticket campaign begins Monday The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office and Oklahoma law enforcement remind drivers to use...

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How popular is your baby's name in Oklahoma? The latest list is out

When your rambunctious toddler’s name reminds you of a favorite Bible verse, calling after him may remind you to count your...

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EPIC's National Honor Society president praises opportunities

Record number of EPIC Charter Schools students inducted into national honor societies.

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Gray Frederickson, John Herrington, J.C. Watts and Steve Largent among 2019 Oklahoma Hall of Fame class

The 2019 class will be formally inducted into the Oklahoma Hall of Fame on Thursday, Nov. 21 in Oklahoma City.

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Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee executes man for killing his wife decades ago at a camping center he managed in Memphis.

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Watchdog: EPA should recoup travel money from Pruitt, guards

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Environmental Protection Agency's internal watchdog urged the agency on Thursday to look into recovering...

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Infinite Danger Room #111: Avengers Endgame

The Infinite Danger Room crew gets back together after a spoiler break to discuss the events of Avengers: Endgame, and to...

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Arts Council OKC announces lineup for summer Sunday Twilight Concert Series at Myriad Gardens

A downtown OKC summertime tradition, the Twilight Concert Series returns for free weekly performances June through August at...

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Oklahoma Film + Music Office to receive deadCenter Film Festival Oklahoma Film Icon Award

The Oklahoma Film + Music Office, which celebrates its 40th anniversary as an official state agency this year, has been...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 16, 2019: Hear Finnish symphonic metal band Apocalyptica at the Tower Theatre

Best known for playing the music of Metallica on four cellos, the band has also covered other metal bands, including Pantera,...

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Taiwan to vote on formal recognition of same-sex marriage

TAIPEI, Taiwan (AP) — Taiwanese legislators are scheduled to decide Friday on legalizing same-sex marriage, marking a potential...

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Shares in UK travel agency plunge amid Brexit warning

LONDON (AP) — Shares in travel agency Thomas Cook slumped 17 percent after it reported a 1.5 billion pound ($1.9 billion) half...

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Nonprofit notes for May 16

Exhibit benefits hearing loss awareness Rodeo Cinema, 2221 Exchange Ave., is one of the only theaters in the central United...

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How Oklahoma kids battling cancer ended up in a photo shoot

Lora Scantling is a professional photographer who has long documented happy moments of birth, graduations and weddings. Then...

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Civic leaders celebrate tree planting project along Oklahoma River

Civic leaders sank shovels into the ground along the north shore of the Oklahoma River and ceremoniously planted a bur oak tree...

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Bill to update HIV/AIDS education vetoed

An effort to update Oklahoma's 1987 law requiring AIDS education in public schools ended with Gov. Kevin Stitt's veto of House...

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Measles outbreak arrives in Oklahoma

The national measles outbreak has come to Oklahoma. The state Health Department announced the first confirmed case of measles...

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Carrie Underwood, Dan + Shay, Maren Morris and more to perform on CMT Music Awards

Underwood has won the most belt buckles in the show’s history with 18.

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Concert review: Kristin Chenoweth hits high notes in more ways than one with OKC benefit show

Earning multiple standing ovations from the sold-out crowd, her 90-minute “My Love Letter to Oklahoma” also boasted a bevy of...

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Kristin Chenoweth joins Netflix rom-com 'Holidate'

The Emmy and Tony winner is among several actors added to the project.

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Lyric video: OKC band doubleVee covers Starlight Mints with 'Goldstar Redux'

If the song sounds familiar, it's the pair's speedier, updated rendition of “Goldstar," from the Mints' 2003 album "Built on...

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Four Oklahoma organizations named National Endowment for the Arts grant recipients

The National Endowment for the Arts announced today $80.4 million for 1,114 new awards located in all 50 states, the District...

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Watch: Toby Keith drops lyric video to name-dropping new single 'That's Country Bro'

The lyrics encourage people that if you're "gonna be country, you ought to know something 'bout the roots and the boots and the...

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Pork futures bright in the 405

This week's dining news includes chef Josh Valentine's return to the 405, a new spot in Film Row, a new burger spot in The...

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Bra fit event at Dillard's, Penn Square

Don't change your body, change your bra

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 15, 2019: Hear Crystal Bowersox at the Blue Door

Bowersox, a northwest Ohio native currently calling Nashville home, has built her life around music.

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Achievers

The annual Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School Awards Ceremony was held recently to recognize several Bishop McGuinness...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

Scientists from around the world come to Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation

HealthApr 21, 2019

The Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation has produced more than than 700 U.S. and international patents, and three life-saving drugs. Much of the work has been done by foreign-born scientists who have to come to Oklahoma to ply their trade and...

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Edmond Electric Touch-a-Truck still accepting entries

Edmond Electric is accepting entries for its annual Touch-a-Truck event set for June 1 at the University of Central Oklahoma....

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Here are some of the Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to...

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Parents to discuss what happens after treatment for addiction

EDMOND — The Edmond chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McLaren's Pantry, 3414 S Boulevard....

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Achievers

Linda Smith, of Stroud, won the Petite Award at the recent annual show and sale of the Oklahoma Orchid Society. The event drew...

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STEM teacher Samantha Lindsey, a teacher at Mustang Horizon Intermediate School, has been recognized by Devon Energy and the...

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Achievers

Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy seniors were recently honored at a commencement and graduate...

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Cooking is hard. These OKC-area classes can help

Wednesday Southern Italy: Chef Ahmad Farnia, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $55. Grilling American Meat: Vera Cheek, 6:20 to...

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Metro-area students earn honors at SWOSU

Among Southwestern Oklahoma State University College of Pharmacy students receiving awards from Oklahoma City are, front from...

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Achievers

Oklahoma City residents Elbin Carrillo, Quante Sellers, TaiYauri Thomas and Julio Valdez competed and earned top awards in the...

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Edmond Mobile Meals to host 'Let's Eat' event

Edmond Mobile Meals is planning its third annual "Let’s Eat" fundraising event from 6 to 10 p.m. June 8 at Red Valley Landscape...

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Achievers

The Mustang High School chapter of the Family, Career and Community Leaders of America (FCCLA) recently competed in the...

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Achievers

Ryan J. Maxwell has been selected as Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School's 2019 Alumni of the Year. Maxwell was born in...

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Achievers

Miguel Brown, Duncan Ille, Joe Meyer and Chase Weitzel, all members of Troop 120, have earned the rank of Eagle Scout. Their...

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Melba's Swap Shop: Date loaf or date log sounds good

DATE LOAF OR DATE LOG SOUNDS GOOD DEAR MELBA: My mother made this recipe every year for Christmas, but it would be good any...

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MIO: These recipes encourage teamwork

Memorial Day is nigh and that means graduation parties, showers, and backyard gatherings to plan and the Made in Oklahoma...

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Arcadia Trails offers treatment close to home

EDMOND — Arcadia Trails Center for Addiction Recovery opens May 28 to care for the mind, body and spirit of adults battling the...

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Video: Blake Shelton performs new single 'God's Country' on 'The Voice' as top 4 finalists revealed

Oklahoma country music superstar Blake Shelton opened tonight's episode of "The Voice" in powerhouse fashion with a...

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Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre premiering 'Gentleman's Guide to Love and Murder,' 'Doll's House, Part 2' and more in 2019-2020 season

CityRep's 18th season will bring Oklahoma premiere productions and actors from among the best of Broadway, throughout the...

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Lawsuit blames Tiger Woods for drunken driver's death

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — The parents of a drunken driver who died in a car crash last year are suing Tiger Woods. They...

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OKC Museum of Art announces programming for summer exhibit 'Van Gogh, Monet, Degas'

From June 22 to Sept. 22, the OKC Museum of Art will operate on summer hours and will be open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesday...

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OK25by25 promotes Resilience and Family Positive Workplace

The OK25by25 Early Childhood Coalition has focused its efforts on two major programs.

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 14, 2019: Hear indie-pop singer-songwriter and actress Alicia Witt in concert at the Blue Door

Her fourth release as an independent songwriter, "15,000 Days" boasts songs rooted in modern arrangements and timeless melodies.

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Should adults get revaccinated for measles?

Adam’s journal With the recent news about measles outbreaks in the U.S. and around the world, I’ve begun to get nervous. I’m 51...

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The Rx: Add a travel clinic to your itinerary

The next few months are prime for travel. If you’re planning an excursion to exotic destinations, make an appointment with your...

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Health notes for May 14: Relay for Life planned

OKLAHOMA CITY OU Medicine honors 3 OU Medicine’s longtime chaplain and children’s advocate, Danny Cavett, was among three...

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Blue Angels performing at Tinker air show next month

The Navy's premier flight demonstration team, the Blue Angels, will perform next month at the Star Spangled Salute Air &...

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Savvy Senior: The long-term care benefit many veterans are missing out on

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: I have heard that the VA has a benefit that can help veterans and spouses with long-term care costs. We...

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Say what's right for you versus what's wrong with someone else

Sharing, taking turns and being kind are important to stress when you are preparing a child for preschool. This was the...

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Norman judge rules opioid trial can continue

NORMAN — Oklahoma's multibillion dollar lawsuit against opioid manufacturers remains on track to start May 28. Cleveland County...

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OKC Archdiocese: Delay on priests list aimed at getting it right

The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is still working on its list of priests who have been credibly accused of sex abuse of...

Ministers' conversations lead to church camaraderie

LifeApr 7, 2019

Editor’s note: This is one in an occasional series called “One Voice,” aimed at fostering healthy conversations about race and community relations. Bringing two ethnically diverse churches together often happens when two ministers join forces...

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Watch: Oklahoma bassoonist Taylor Akin featured on video series 'Where Music Lives,' hosted by Kevin 'K.O.' Olusola of Pentatonix

The Washington High Schooler and his parents, Deanna and Mark Akin, takes the Pentatonix beat boxer and cellist on a tour of...

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Trump cites Ramadan as time of 'hope, tolerance and peace'

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump celebrated the month of Ramadan Monday evening as a time when people join forces in...

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Lyric Theatre hosting first Student Share Celebration for OKC students in Disney Musicals in Schools program

More than 200 elementary students from the Oklahoma City Public School District will have the opportunity Saturday to sing and...

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Carrie Underwood to perform on Sunday's 'American Idol' finale

Checotah native and Season 4 winner Carrie Underwood announced on social media today that she is returning to "American Idol"...

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State briefs for May 15

Oklahoma awarded federal funds for opioid treatment The Federal Office of Rural Health Policy awarded $24 million in grants...

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After standout Coachella performances, Reggaeton star J. Balvin announces autumn tour, including Oklahoma concert

Following his widely praised, back-to-back weekend performances recently on the main stage at Coachella, Reggaeton global...

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MercyMe bringing 'Imagination Nation Tour' back to Oklahoma in fall

Contemporary Christian hitmakers MercyMe are bringing their "Imagination Nation Tour" back to Oklahoma after playing a March...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 13, 2019: Hear Blessthefall at 89th Street OKC

The band is touring in support of its new album, "Hard Feelings," released in March via Rise Records.

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New Broadway revival of 'Oklahoma!' to launch national tour in OKC

The 2020 tour will mark the first time a first-class Actors Equity production of “Oklahoma!” has toured North America in 40...

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Teen overcomes early trauma to become Youth of the Year

Moore High School junior Javon Boston was placed in 17 different foster homes for the first six years of her life.In 2008, she...

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Nature & You: Oklahomans' love affair with purple martins

Oklahoma’s most popular songbird is the purple martin The results are in. A contest was conducted in order to determine which...

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Foster families are option for veterans in need of caregivers

Korean War veteran Stewart Breeding figured he'd spend the rest of his life alone when his wife, Jettie, died in 2016. He moved...

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Family Talk: Create an environment for a happy family

“All happy families are alike; each unhappy family is unhappy in its own way.” I often have heard this quote from Russian...

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Dorman focuses on child advocacy after legislative career

To successfully talk to a legislator, Joe Dorman suggests a friendly interaction with their assistant, a 90-second speech and a...

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Dreamer's journey: For Rosalinda Espinosa, being an undocumented immigrant made her work harder

NORMAN — When she wasn't studying, Rosalinda Espinosa spent hours at the public library researching college majors and taking...

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The Archivist: Man accused of leading affectionate pooch astray

Newspaper reporters report the news of our lives. The results of their work, the serious, informative and/or entertaining...

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How to conduct business in the age of computers

QUESTION: With the advance of technology, the job process has changed tremendously in the last decade. It’s challenging to...

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Lyric keeps theatre live and relevant, director says

Lyric fulfills it's mission from two venues with different productions geared to each location.

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Interview and videos: Kristin Chenoweth returns to OKC to perform 'My Love Letter to Oklahoma'

The Oklahoma City University graduate returns to her home state this week to perform “My Love Letter to Oklahoma” in concert...

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Interviews, photos and video: OKC's Painted Sky Opera performing post-apocalyptic version of the classic 'Tragedy of Carmen'

Seizing the stage at the Civic Center’s Freede Little Theatre Friday and May 19, the Oklahoma City opera company’s reimaging of...

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May Makeover Series: Professionalize your candidacy, graduate from that high school brand

With high school graduations on the horizon, I thought this was a poignant time to make sure your resume doesn’t still look...

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Discover Oklahoma: Forest offers look at some of state's oldest living inhabitants

You’ve heard the expression “Can’t see the forest for the trees.” But when you look at the Keystone Ancient Forest, and you see...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 12, 2019: Moms get free admission to the Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art for Mother's Day

The museum is open from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Tuesdays through Saturdays and 1 to 4 p.m. on Sundays.

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Health briefs for May 12

CDC pushes need of measles vaccine The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention has reported 764 confirmed cases of measles...

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Art notes for May 12

Campbell, Dillingham to close 36th annual piano artist series Local concert pianist Virginia Campbell will close her 36th...

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Oklahoma City Parties! Sunday, May 12, 2019

OSMA INAUGURAL PARTY Top billing: Oklahoma City physician Dr. Larry Bookman was inaugurated as president of the Oklahoma State...

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Cake-cutter's kooky conundrum causes confusion

DEAR MISS MANNERS: I work in a fire station amongst people who, 99 percent of the time, could care less about any form of...

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Homegrown dynamo: Kristin Chenoweth to perform OKC Civic Center concert

Like the late, legendary Carol Channing, Oklahoma native Kristin Chenoweth is an award-winning dynamo who has made an indelible...

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Opera 'Beyond Thunderdome': Painted Sky closes third season with post-apocalyptic take on 'The Tragedy of Carmen'

For the fifth time, Caitlin McKechney is embodying one of opera’s most iconic characters: the passionate, free-spirited and...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 11, 2019: OKC band Cavern Company plays an EP release show at 51st Street Speakeasy

Oklahoma City alt-rock trio Cavern Company - will release the new EP “So This Is Happiness” at 8:30 tonight at 51st St....

Oklahoma City Museum of Art acquires Kehinde Wiley portrait, Golden Age still life

NewsApr 7, 2019

A large-scale work by celebrated African-American portraitist Kehinde Wiley and a small mid-17th century still life from the Golden Age of painting are recent additions to the Oklahoma City Museum of Art’s permanent collection. The two new...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 11, 2019

Clayco: 8201 Pole Road, office-warehouse, erect, $10,000,000. Schwob Building Co.: 5400 SW 29, office-warehouse, add-on,...

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Leaders celebrate holy book with Bible reading

A group of Oklahomans recently found a different place to read some of their favorite passages of Scripture — the state...

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Home and Garden Notes from The Oklahoman for May 11, 2019

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Story of hope: Premiere helps raise money for film about inspirational Newcastle teen

MOORE — The film premiere had it all — a large crowd, the red carpet, commemorative posters and a chance to visit with a...

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Household items everyone should have before turning 30

When Scott Roewer, founder of the Organizing Agency, finished his master's in education in 2000, his parents asked him what he...

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Deep Deuce Home Tour highlights historic area of downtown OKC

A dozen real estate agents from as many firms will throw open the doors of 18 townhouses — including Kevin Durant's former (but...

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Miller in May Home Tour is in 20th year in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City’s historic Miller neighborhood will welcome visitors May 18-19 for the 20th Miller in May Home Tour. Seven homes,...

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Sikhs celebrate spring with community

The metro Oklahoma City Sikh faith community recently held its annual Baisakhi Mela on the grounds of the Sikh Gurdwara of...

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Bible lesson

“If the Spirit of him who raised Jesus from the dead dwells in you, he who raised Christ Jesus from the dead will also give...

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Oklahoman's Listing of the Week

The Listing of the Week is a freshly remodeled home on a corner lot with a pool and lake view in gated and guard-monitored...

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Garden task list and summer gardening workshop

We have had so much rain this spring that you may just now be getting your bedding plants and vegetable gardens planted. It is...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Zillow faces legal action over its co-marketing program

WASHINGTON — Zillow is back in hot water: A class-action suit against the online realty giant is moving forward after insider...

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Barry Stone: Agent rejects buyer’s home inspector

DEAR BARRY: When we bought our home, our agent was displeased with our choice of home inspector and convinced us to use someone...

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Marni James, It’s just stuff, some say, but is it?

It’s just stuff, the decluttering experts and articles tell you. Well, I say, it’s not just stuff. And now I have backup. In...

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Paul Bianchina, Some common questions about your next fence project

If building, or perhaps rebuilding, a fence is on your spring or summer project list this year, here are answers to a few...

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Survivor says world should heed Holocaust lessons

A nationally renowned Holocaust survivor said there are important lessons to be gleaned from the Nazi's mass murder of Jews and...

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In brief

OKLAHOMA CITY Senior event set Mayfair Heights United Methodist Church will host its Senior Players gathering at 11 a.m. May 16...

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Mercy on track to open south OKC hospital in 2020

Mercy celebrated a milestone this week in the construction of a new hospital. Crews lifted the final steel beam into the frame...

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Oklahoma County property sales for May 11, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $38 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Interview and video: Famed Oklahoma fiddler Byron Berline reveals plans to rebuild Double Stop Fiddle Shop, for Saturday's annual Western swing concert

Even without his music venue, Berline and his band also have continued to play concerts at Guthrie’s Community Church, 512 E...

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Listen: Vince Gill announces new album 'Okie,' releases emotional new song 'A Letter to My Mama'

Along with the announcement, the Grammy Award-winning MCA Nashville country star premiered an emotional new focus track titled...

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Keb' Mo' announces new album 'Oklahoma,' inspired by 2013 visit to play a tornado benefit show

The hands of fate led him to the meeting of, and a songwriting session with, Dara Tucker, an Oklahoma native.

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Expanded interviews, photos and video: Artist Mike Wimmer brings his home-state portrait series 'Will Work For ...' to Oklahoma History Center

The Goodwins’ likeness is one of 17 portraits in Wimmer’s new series on display at the Oklahoma History Center in the exhibit...

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Movie review: Biopic 'Tolkien' can't quite tap the magic of legendary author's storytelling

Although the almost two-hour run time feels too long, the repetitive film also reveals too little about J.R.R. Tolkien...

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Expanded interview and video: 'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer playing hometown OKC concert on Mother's Day

Less than halfway through 2019, Darci Lynne Farmer has competed in a second TV talent show, been officially declared a role...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 10, 2019: Hear Collective Soul at Shawnee's Grand Event Center

Collective Soul's silver anniversary year will be a celebration of their ongoing legacy in all-out style with a little bit of...

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OKC's deadCenter Film Festival adds Paul George animated short film, Danny Boyle's Beatles comedy 'Yesterday' to 2019 slate

Organizers of the deadCenter Film Festival have announced the addition of two high-profile films to the 2019 festival lineup.

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75 years later, French 'HistoPad' offers new view of D-Day

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — The French and the Americans are working together again on a D-Day project — this time to give museum...

What's next for home design in Oklahoma City?

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Mainstream home design in Oklahoma City basically breaks down like this by decade (although oil booms drive upscale in different directions): • 1940s-1950s: Post-World War II/G.I. Bill cottages, midcentury modern. • 1960s: Midcentury modern,...

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U.S. adults are spending big on video games, playing mostly on smartphones

NEW YORK (Reuters) - The average American video gamer is 33 years old, prefers to play on their smartphone and is spending big...

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Word balloons: Early days of The Flash explored in 'Year One' storyline

He’s the fastest man alive — but how did he get that way? DC Comics will explore the origins of Barry Allen, aka the Flash, in...

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Buttigieg sells out fundraiser at iconic Hollywood gay bar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Pete Buttigieg (BOO'-tuh-juhj) drew a sold-out crowd to a fundraiser at an iconic West Hollywood gay bar,...

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Oklahoma conservative group challenges Medicaid expansion petition

The Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs filed a challenge Thursday against putting the question of Medicaid expansion on the...

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OKC clinic will host free health and wellness fair

The Shifa Clinic will host a free Health and Wellness Fair from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday at the Islamic Society of Oklahoma...

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Oklahoma cloudscape artist David Holland starts residency and exhibit at Norman's MAINSITE gallery

Norman Arts Council announces the exhibition and three-month residency of Oklahoma cloudscape artist David Holland from May...

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Nike's plan for better-fitting kicks: Show us your feet

NEW YORK (AP) — Nike wants to meet your feet.The sneaker seller will add a foot-scanning tool on its app this summer that will...

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Dance: A surprising source of therapy for Oklahomans with Parkinson’s disease

One Oklahoman is working to give those with Parkinson's disease a revitalized sense of confidence and increased mobility –...

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Holocaust survivor opens book fair after neo-fascist banned

ROME (AP) — A Polish-born Holocaust survivor opened a book fair in Italy on Thursday to a standing ovation, after organizers...

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Facebook auto-generates videos celebrating extremist images

WASHINGTON (AP) — The animated video begins with a photo of the black flags of jihad. Seconds later, it flashes highlights of a...

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Watch: Tulsa native Bill Hader, Jessica Chastain and James McAvoy appear in creepy teaser trailer for 'It: Chapter Two'

The first teaser trailer for the eagerly anticipated horror sequel "It: Chapter Two" was released today, and it is unsettling.

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Country band Old Dominion adds Oklahoma concert to 'Make It Sweet Tour'

Acclaimed country band Old Dominion has added new dates and cities to their “Make It Sweet Tour,” including an Oklahoma show at...

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10 things Oklahoma moms have taught us

In honor of Mother's Day (it's Sunday, May 12, you slackers), we want to take a look at the things our moms have taught us over...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 9, 2019: Check out the National Cowboy Museum's Saloon Series

Tonight's edition will offer an evening of beer tasting and education in Prosperity Junction, the museum’s replica...

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Interviews, images and video: 'Science Guy' Bill Nye celebrates Science Museum Oklahoma's planetarium campaign launch

The mechanical engineer, television personality and science advocate spoke to local media Wednesday, the first day of a two-day...

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Couple dies of plague after eating raw marmot meat for 'good health'

ULAANBAATAR, Mongolia - A Mongolian couple reportedly died after contracting the bubonic plaguefrom the consumption...

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Australia's A$50 note misspells responsibility

Australia's latest A$50 note comes with a big blunder hidden in the small print - a somewhat embarrassing typo. The Reserve...

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A day at the races for hat designs and fashions

Where style counts, the patrons at Churchill Downs in Kentucky didn't have anything on folks who attended the races Saturday at...

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Needs & Deeds

Gala raises $230,000 for Sunbeam The fifth annual Shine a Light Gala on May 2 raised a record-breaking $230,000 for Sunbeam...

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OBU renames former St. Gregory's campus

SHAWNEE — Oklahoma Baptist University has renamed it's new addition, the former St. Gregory's University campus, to honor the...

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Bill Nye The Science Guy helps Science Museum Oklahoma launch planetarium campaign

Bill Nye’s love of science started with space and dinosaurs. “Every kid loves science. Space and dinosaurs. You ask any normal...

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Photos: Vince Gill, Larry Gatlin and Turnpike Troubadours play 'Music Never Dies' benefit concert for Oklahoma fiddler Byron Berline

Proceeds from the "The Music Never Dies" benefit concert have been earmarked to help Berline, whose Double Stop Fiddle Shop...

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Garth Brooks announces Idaho date on stadium tour

Featuring in-the-round stage, the show will mark the first time Brooks plays Boise in more than 20 years, according to a news...

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Travel ban forces Americans to wait years for loved ones

NEW YORK (AP) — Eight-year-old Mutaz cries when he sees his classmates with their mothers at teacher conferences. His...

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OKC Museum of Art sprouting new event Art in Bloom

The event will feature 10 floral sculpture interpretations of works on view at the downtown museum.

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Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium announces 2019-2020 performing arts series

The series showcases a rich diversity of performances from around the globe.

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 8, 2019: Hear MGMT at The Criterion

MGMT - multi-instrumentalists Andrew VanWyngarden and Ben Goldwasser - released their fourth album, "Little Dark Age," in...

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Model Rocky Barnes partners with Express on new collection

A new women's collection for women who like bold color and prints

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Walk for Kids to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities in Oklahoma City

A Walk for Kids event to benefit Ronald McDonald House Charities Oklahoma City is planned at 8 a.m. June 8 at the Dell EMC...

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Achievers

Selected among youth from three Salvation Army Boys & Girls Clubs in the Greater Oklahoma area, Javon Boston was named the...

Fusion cuisine traced back to assimilating immigrants

LifeApr 7, 2019

Chigama Asian Mexican Fusion opened late last year, serving a menu inspired by cuisines South of the Border and the Far East. The restaurant has ties to the city’s Chinese and Japanese dining roots, including Steven Ha (Dot Wo) and chef Jeffrey...

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Crowd enjoys Edmond Arts Festival

EDMOND — Art and food drew a crowd to downtown Edmond this past weekend as the Edmond Arts Festival occupied several city...

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Morning Music, Round Barn Rendezvous coming up at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Singer-songwriter Marco Tello, a flatpicker and multi-instrumentalist, will present Morning Music from 10:30 a.m. to...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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15th annual Norman Citywide Garage Sale set for May 31, June 1 and 2

NORMAN — The 15th annual Citywide Garage Sale is set for May 31, June 1 and 2. During this time, no city garage sale permit...

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Western Oaks Elementary to hold garage sale

Western Oaks Elementary School will host a garage sale from 5 to 7 p.m. on Friday and 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday in the school’s...

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Scholarships available for Science Museum Oklahoma field trips

Students in numerous Oklahoma counties and public school districts have the opportunity to visit Science Museum Oklahoma for...

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Students raise funds through 'Super Mario' Olympics

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School recently held its spring fundraising Olympics, themed "Super Mario." A tradition since...

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Cleveland County quilt show to be held Friday, Saturday

NORMAN — Oklahoma Home and Community Education will have its 2019 Quilt Show from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Friday and Saturday at the...

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Bishop Creek Tributary Cleanup rescheduled for May 18

NORMAN — The Bishop Creek Tributary Cleanup event originally scheduled for May 4 has been rescheduled for May 18. Residents are...

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Oklahoma City selected for 2019 Navy Week

For the sixth time since 2007, sailors from across the United States are coming to Oklahoma City for Navy Week, May 27-June 2,...

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Speaker to discuss Social Security benefits

YUKON — Dennis Purifoy will offer a free seminar focusing on Social Security benefits at 7 p.m. Monday at the Yukon Police...

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Paseo Farmers Market offers produce, artisan goods

Visitors to the Paseo Farmers market can find plants, produce, artisan goods, bakery items and more. The market is open from 9...

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Mustang Public Schools to celebrate School Nurse Day

Band-Aids, shot records and fevers ... Oh my! School health professionals juggle a complex array of medical and social issues....

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Melba's Swap Shop

MEMORIES OF MOM DEAR MELBA: My mother was an amazing cook, not only because of how good everything was but how quickly she...

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Union Wood-Fired Grill going out in style with championship chicken in its final week

Jonas Favela is having his Dickensian moment: Winning the recent 405 Fried Chicken Challenge was the best of times, but...

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Index shows improvement in Oklahoma health emergency readiness

Oklahoma has improved in its readiness to respond to a health emergency, but still has work to do, according to a report issued...

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Video: Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Maddie & Tae nominated for 2019 CMT Music Awards

The 2019 CMT Music Awards will be hosted by Little Big Town.

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Inside the Met Gala: Feathers, bling and ideas about 'camp'

NEW YORK (AP) — The cocktail bar was shutting down, and guests were being encouraged to commence the elegant trek to dinner...

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Photos and video: 2019 Bob Childers' Gypsy Cafe songwriters festival raises $22,000 for nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund

Since the Red Dirt Relief Fund was founded in 2012, it’s provided more than $110,000 to musicians in need.

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Pakistani Christian girls trafficked to China as brides

GUJRANWALA, Pakistan (AP) — Muqadas Ashraf was just 16 when her parents married her off to a Chinese man who had come to...

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Watch: Kid geography experts from Oklahoma and Connecticut return to 'The Ellen DeGeneres Show'

TV host Ellen DeGeneres welcomes back her two favorite kid geography experts – 6-year-old Landon Gregory from Collinsville and...

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Toby Keith announces plans for his Sweet 16 Golf Classic Oklahoma fundraiser for the OK Kids Korral

Over the previous 15 years, the Toby Keith & Friends Golf Classic has raised $12.4 million to fund construction and...

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Barn Hunts let dogs test their instincts

ERIE, Colo. (AP) — Usually, when a person yells "rat!" they're cursing vermin, not praising a dog.But when you take part in a...

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What it's like to do the Everest Base Camp trek

Whenever I told someone I was planning to climb to Mount Everest Base Camp this spring, I received the same shocked and...

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Fireworks return to Mount Rushmore National Memorial in 2020

KEYSTONE, S.D. (AP) — Fireworks will return to Mount Rushmore National Memorial in South Dakota for the Fourth of July...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 7, 2019: Hear The Killers at OKC's Zoo Amphitheatre

Garage band White Reaper is also scheduled to perform.

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Here are some of the Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to...

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Decriminalize 'magic mushrooms'? It's on the ballot in Denver

Kevin Matthews believes "magic mushrooms" saved his life. Matthews, a former cadet at the U.S. Military Academy at West Point,...

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What are you teaching your children?

Mother’s Day is celebrated in May. Father’s Day in June. Parents matter. The most important gift they give their children is a...

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Adults aren't checking blood pressure enough, survey finds

Adults aren't checking blood pressure enough, survey finds New findings from the American Heart Association and the American...

Local mom garners national attention for LGBTQ advocacy

HealthApr 21, 2019

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is estimated by Gallup to comprise 4.5 percent of the U.S. population, yet according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report released in November 2018, LGBTQ individuals make up more than...

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Take steps to minimize your risk of skin cancer

Melanoma is a potentially deadly form of skin cancer because of its ability to spread quickly to lymph nodes and internal...

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Columbus brought much to the New World, including measles

In 1492, Columbus sailed the ocean blue, bringing to the New World a bounty of wonder: coffee, horses, turnips, grapes, wine....

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Leaders encourages vigilance following anti-Islam demonstration

A local Islamic leader is encouraging metro-area Muslims not to be deterred and to continue with their Ramadan activities...

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State briefs for May 7

OKLAHOMA CITY Crossings Church plans Senior Day Senior Day at Crossings Church, 14600 N Portland, will allow adults 55 and...

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5 percent of American adults consider themselves vegetarians

Are the many stories about the health risks of eating meat making you think of going vegetarian? You are not alone. About 5...

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Watch: Blake Shelton takes fans to his Oklahoma home for behind-the-scenes look at 'God's Country' music video

The powerful video was shot in and around his adopted hometown of Tishomingo.

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Photos: Carrie Underwood's 'Cry Pretty Tour 360' starts with 3 sold-out shows

A strong supporter of rising female artists, Underwood is joined on "The Cry Pretty Tour 360" by special guests Oklahoma-Texas...

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Incubus bringing 'Make Yourself' 20th anniversary tour to OKC

The Grammy-nominated band will take the "20 Years of Make Yourself & Beyond" tour to 39 cities across the country, playing...

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Edmond celebrating National Bike Month in May with family events

EDMOND — To promote National Bike Month, the Edmond Bicycle Committee and friends of bicycling have several events scheduled in...

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Watch: OKC bluegrass band Steelwind films 'My Baby's Gone' video at National Cowboy Museum

Oklahoma City bluegrass band Steelwind taps into an appealing old-timey vibe for its new music video for the heartbroken ballad...

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OK25by25 initiative tackles early childhood development issues

Approaching the third anniversary of the launch of the Oklahoma Early Childhood Coalition, supporters of the 10-year initiative...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 6, 2019: Hear The Allman Betts Band at the Tower Theatre

After a successful year touring as The Devon Allman Project with special guest Duane Betts, the sons of Gregg Allman and Dickey...

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Family Talk: Don’t ever forget Mother’s Day

The year was 1974, and I was a freshman in college. A year full of new experiences, busy schedules and lots of friends. Amidst...

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Fight continues to make public places, workplaces smoke-free

Oklahoma is one of only three states that allow smoking in bars. That won't change any time soon. Legislation addressing the...

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Council to review historic designation for church

The Oklahoma City Council will consider Tuesday whether to reverse steps taken by the Historic Preservation Commission to...

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'Hidden child': Survivor of the Holocaust shares his testimony of two faiths

In early childhood, Abraham H. Foxman learned the rites and rituals of the Roman Catholic faith. LIke many Catholics, he wore a...

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Elephant Man: Joseph Merrick's grave 'found by author'

The unmarked grave of Joseph Merrick - who is better known as the Elephant Man - has been traced after nearly 130 years, it has...

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Looking under the label

How do you choose a wine? Whether it tastes good and how much it costs, are the basic criteria of any wine purchase. Beyond...

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Martian water may come from deep reservoirs

In 2015, NASA announced the discovery of water flowing down the sides of craters on Mars. NASA calls them Reoccurring Slope...

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Teach your children how to behave while on the beach

QUESTION: At a public beach, children kicked sand on me while they were running and ran over my blankets where I was sitting....

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Nature & You: There's no doubting a mother’s love

There is no doubting a mother’s love My home is located on the rural outskirts of Oklahoma City. One of the benefits of such a...

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A Parrothead's confession: "Everything's Gonna Be Alright"

Self-proclaimed 'Parrothead' Ed Godfrey reviews Kenney Chesney's first Oklahoma City concert in nearly 12 years.

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Preview: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center hosting SEEN/UNSEEN experimental film festival

SEEN/UNSEEN: A Festival of Experimental Film, a new showcase of experimental and avant-garde filmmaking styles, is set for...

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Interview and video: Pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet performing seventh concert with OKC Philharmonic

The two-time Grammy Award nominee will make his seventh appearance with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic Saturday when he is the...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 5, 2019: Celebrate Cinco de Mayo at Wiley Post Park

It is a free, family-friendly outdoor event that includes live music from local and international touring artists, a parade of...

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Oklahoma City Parties! Sunday, May 5, 2019

J-HALL OF FAME LUNCHEON What/where/why/when: Nine journalists were honored at the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame luncheon and...

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Art notes

Museum presents Teddy Roosevelt re-enactor Patrons can enjoy a first-person presentation and three-course bison dinner with...

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SEEN/UNSEEN: Oklahoma Contemporary serving up eclectic experimental film festival

From a a live cinema event incorporating music, narration and film to an abstract scratch film made by laser etching abstract...

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First finisher Maximum Security is disqualified; Country House, a 65-1 long shot, declared Kentucky Derby winner

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — First finisher Maximum Security is disqualified; Country House, a 65-1 long shot, declared Kentucky...

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What to do in Oklahoma on May 4, 2019: Check out the Prague Kolache Festival

Festivalgoers can enjoy the event's tasty namesake pastries, a beer garden and more.

'Oklahoma Is Black': Internationally known artist Tatyana Fazlalizadeh celebrates the 'everyday, regular blackness'...

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This spring, portraits of Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s mother, aunts and brother, faces of folks from her old neighborhood and even her memories of burgers from Geronimo’s and chicken from Bobo’s are emblazoned on the walls of Oklahoma Contemporary...

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Marni Jameson, Book is a who’s who of the decorating world

When I heard that a book was coming out this month billing itself as the definitive collection of the world’s most fabulous...

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Home and garden notes

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Millennials make their way in Oklahoma City housing

Despite their bad rap — they're accused of being narcissistic, entitled, unmotivated, shallow — Oklahoma City is at peace with...

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Oklahoma City Realtor among national 30 Under 30 award winners

Less than three years after starting her own real estate company, a young Realtor has received a major national award. Anya...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Lenders opening doors to a wider swath of homebuyers

WASHINGTON — Do you want to buy a house but worry that your credit profile will disqualify you for a mortgage? Take another...

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Bible lesson

"It was to show his righteousness at the present time, so that he might be just and the justifier of the one who has faith in...

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In brief

MOORE Ministry plans 'fun raiser' The Gospel of Life Dwellings First Saturday Fun Raiser will be a benefit concert from 2 to...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for May 4, 2019

Manhattan Construction Co.: 1235 NW 38, hotel-motel, remodel, $4,400,000. Baron Design & Associates LLC: 9701 N Council...

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Swing with spring: It's time to plant away in central Oklahoma

Spring is in full swing and we are able to plant most everything as night temperatures are now consistently above 50 F. You can...

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German journalists use Snapchat to teach teens about Holocaust

Decades later, Maja Krapina is still haunted by the death of her 9-month-old sister. "We hid from the Nazis, but my sister was...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for May 4, 2019

The Listing of the Week is a large home with an indoor swimming pool, and a 2,600-square-foot shop, on 2.8 acres in southwest...

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Reaching out for Ramadan

Metro area Muslims hope to share the traditions surrounding Ramadan through a series of community events planned for the coming...

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Author will speak at Shawnee church

SHAWNEE — Author Chuck M. Garriott will be guest preacher at 9 a.m. Sunday at Shawnee Presbyterian Church, 214 W Farrall....