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New studies link eggs and sugary drinks with premature death

Adam’s journal In the past few weeks, I’ve seen headlines about new research studies highlighting the dangers of too many eggs...

 
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Italy: Infant dies after parents circumcise him at home

ROME (AP) — An infant boy in Italy has died as the result of a circumcision performed by his parents at home, according to...

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Philly chilly in September, so nude bike ride set for August

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Naked bicyclists say they were so cold riding around Philadelphia last September that this year they'll do...

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US abruptly endorses Israel's Golan sovereignty in big shift

JERUSALEM (AP) — President Donald Trump abruptly declared Thursday the U.S. will recognize Israel's sovereignty over the...

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Trump orders colleges to back free speech or lose funding

President Donald Trump signed an executive order Thursday requiring U.S. colleges to protect free speech on their campuses or...

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Ferry packed with Iraqis celebrating holiday sinks; 94 die

MOSUL, Iraq (AP) — A ferry overloaded with people celebrating the Kurdish new year and Mother's Day capsized in the Tigris...

Crime

Trio of child-sex documentaries puts a spotlight on parents

NEW YORK (AP) — The mothers of the two accusers in HBO's "Leaving Neverland" said they were lulled by Michael Jackson's forlorn...

News

'There is death all over': Cyclone Idai toll rises above 300

CHIMANIMANI, Zimbabwe (AP) — Mozambique began three days of national mourning on Wednesday for more than 200 victims of Cyclone...

Business

Finland tops global happiness index for 2nd consecutive year

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has topped an index of the happiest nations for the second consecutive year, with researchers saying...

Business

Oklahomans would give up a lot to avoid taxes

What would you give up to avoid paying taxes? Twenty-four percent of Oklahomans would give up Netflix or Hulu, while 22 percent...

Health

Spring's arrival brings severe allergies for some

Spring arrives in Oklahoma at 4:58 p.m. Wednesday. The spring equinox “marks the turning point when daylight begins to win out...

Life

Kyle Dillingham and Horseshoe Road heading to Kuwait and Kosovo on American Music Abroad tour

Dillingham, along with his bandmates and fellow Oklahoma musicians in Horseshoe Road, will again take his musical diplomacy...

AMC theaters around OKC might soon serve alcohol

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AMC movie theaters at Quail Springs Mall and Penn Square Mall might soon add alcohol to the concession stand. Applications for food concession with alcohol service special permits were recently filed with the city of Oklahoma City by American...

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Brooks & Dunn, Brandi Carlile, Kelly Clarkson and more to perform on ACM Awards

CBS and the Academy of Country Music announced today that 2019 Country Music Hall of Fame inductees Brooks & Dunn – the...

Life

Funeral services announced for Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister

“Nobody loved Woody Guthrie as much as his baby sister Mary Jo did," Deana McCloud, executive director of the Tulsa-based Woody...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 19, 2019: See the hit musical 'Waitress' at the Civic Center Music Hall

The tale of a pregnant waitress and pie-maker named Jenna who dreams of finding a way out of her small-town life and loveless...

Life

Oklahoma City Museum of Art acquires Thomas Cole painting 'An Italian Autumn'

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art has announced that it has acquired “An Italian Autumn” by renowned American artist Thomas Cole.

Business

US Sen. Markey to give away campaign donations from Kraft

BOSTON (AP) — U.S. Sen. Edward Markey planned to donate campaign contributions he received from New England Patriots owner...

News

Tyler Perry steps in to help 4 children of slain single mom

ALPHARETTA, Ga. (AP) — Less than a day after the family of a slain single mother of four launched a fundraising appeal, actor...

Life

Lane Bryant launching new collection

Beauticurve founder Rochelle Johnson inspires and co-designs new fashion line

Health

How to stop frustrating robocalls

Dear Savvy Senior: Is there anything seniors can do to stop perpetual robocalls? It seems like I get five to 10 a day on my...

Health

Study: Dog-walking can be hazardous for seniors

Dogs need to go on walks, and walking is good exercise for older adults. Seniors who combine the two — by walking a dog — are...

Health

CDC is studying electric scooter injuries

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention is investigating the spike in injuries related to the use of electric scooters....

Life

Resentment, self-pity diminish when paired with gratefulness

“You deserve it,” is a phrase we often hear when something good — or bad — happens to us. The implication being we are entitled...

Health

In brief

PAWHUSKAMammograms offered for free Women age 40 and older can receive a free mammogram between 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. March 25 and...

Crime

Man linked to largest art heist in history freed from prison

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — A reputed Connecticut mobster who federal authorities believe is the last surviving person of interest...

News

Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens to join Country Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Country hit-making duo Brooks & Dunn are riding a resurgence of interest in '90s-era country music with...

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Brooks & Dunn, Ray Stevens and Jerry Bradley to be inducted into Country Music Hall of Fame

NASHVILLE, Tennessee – One of the most successful duos in American music history, Brooks & Dunn – the pairing of Louisiana...

Life

Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie's younger sister, dies at age 96

Mary Jo Guthrie Edgmon, Woody Guthrie’s younger sister and one of the Oklahoma folk icon’s most dedicated devotees, has died....

Life

Amanda Shires to play spring OKC show

Critically acclaimed singer, songwriter and violinist Amanda Shires has announced a 2019 tour stop in Oklahoma City.

Life

Video: 'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer chats with fans at Barbie 'Be Anything' Tour events in OKC

Watch“America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer chatting with fans in a Q&A over the weekend as part of the...

Life

Anthropologie adds plus-size clothing

This specialty store is now appealing to the masses with extended sizes

Life

Listen: Reba McEntire delivers rollicking new tune 'Storm in a Shot Glass'

The rollicking tune "Storm in a Shot Glass" tells of a woman who tries to drown her heartbreak in booze but only ends up...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 18, 2019: Hear Juniper Douglas at VZD's

Juniper Douglas is a collaborative music and visual performance group with more than 30 contributors collected and grown out of...

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Premier League, EFL & FA accused of 'double standards' for not holding mosque attack tribute

The Premier League, English Football League and Football Association have been accused of "double standards" for not holding...

Crime

Police in Dutch city of Utrecht report 'multiple' injuries as result of a shooting in residential neighborhood

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Police in Dutch city of Utrecht report 'multiple' injuries as result of a shooting in residential...

Life

Nature & You: The first sign of spring has feathers

First sign of spring has feathers A change in the seasons is upon us. There comes a time when the daylight hours become exactly...

Life

Why we must celebrate everything, even the small stuff

I used to think March had few celebration days except St. Patrick’s Day. But I was wrong. I discovered March has many...

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State parks offer spring activities for kids

Spring begins Wednesday, but spring break begins for most everyone Monday. Now, many of us have seen spring break plans follow...

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Metro faith community gathers for NZ prayer vigil

A metro Muslim leader said his faith community won't cower in fear in the wake of a deadly shooting spree at two New Zealand...

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Hamilton wins 2019 Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee

Continuing a winning family tradition, Rachel Hamilton from Whitebead Elementary School in Pauls Valley won the 2019 Central...

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' moves into reborn Womb complex

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Over the years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum” has spread over four Plaza District galleries, sprawled across the second floor of the downtown Goodwill Industries and taken off from the Downtown Airpark. After shining up the...

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Continental vs. American style of eating: Which is better?

QUESTION: What is the Continental Style of eating? Is eating Continental Style acceptable in Oklahoma? Is the American style...

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Becky Ivins specializes in helping seniors on the move

The Oklahoma City Realtor has developed a program that specializes in making the move smoother. Ivins calls the program...

Life

Get your Irish eyes smiling: The 2019 BAM’s Blog St. Patrick’s Day movie list

This year’s options range from children's fare and harrowing drama to old classics and horror comedy – and all of them can be...

Life

Interview: Jessie Nelson, writer of the 'Waitress' musical, talks collaborating with Sara Bareilles, adapting Adrienne Shelly's film

A screenwriter whose credits include the films “Stepmom,” “I Am Sam” and “Corrina, Corrina,” Nelson also collaborated on...

Life

Interviews and video: OKC Philharmonic to play along with classic film 'E.T. the Extra-Terrestrial'

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic will be exploring a popular trend May 29-30 when it performs Williams’ Academy Award-winning...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 17, 2019: Hear The Black Lillies at the Blue Door

The band is touring in support of its autumn 2018 album release "Stranger to Me."

Health

Mysterious federal response in Lawton sparked by fears a chemical warfare agent had been made

LAWTON — The massive federal response to a Lawton apartment in late January and early February was triggered by fears a man...

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Art notes for March 17

Dance company to perform: The internationally renowned Parsons Dance company is set to perform at Oklahoma City Community...

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Sunday Morning: March 17, 2019

LEGACY AND LEGENDS 2019 Event: Five Junior League sustainer and active members were recognized as “Legacy and Legends” award...

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As Costs Skyrocket, More U.S. Cities Stop Recycling

Recycling, for decades an almost reflexive effort by American households and businesses to reduce waste and help the...

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New Zealand gunman entranced with Ottoman sites in Europe

BELGRADE, Serbia (AP) — The white supremacist suspected in the mosque shootings that left at least 50 people dead in New...

Life

Video: Ahead of tonight's OKC show, Maren Morris performs 'My Church' with Miranda Lambert, Cassadee Pope, Brandi Carlile and Natalie Hemby

The Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter will make play the Oklahoma City stop on her tour at 8 tonight at The Criterion, 500...

Life

UPDATED: Harris family's culinary battle on Food Network now airing Monday

In case you weren’t convinced Off the Hook Seafood & More is hot like Sriracha, chef Corey “Slawta” Harris...

Life

Area students pitch in to build community for homeless teens

Preliminary work began in early March on a tiny home community to house teens living on their own in the Oklahoma City area....

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 16, 2019: Hear John Mellencamp at Tulsa's Brady Theater

Mellencamp released his 24th album, "Other People’s Stuff," in December via Republic Records. The album includes covers culled...

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week of March 16, 2019

The Listing of the Week is an equestrian estate of 85 acres just off the new turnpike near Harrah. The main home, 7,466 square...

Business

How to grow fresh spring greens in central Oklahoma

Whether you are a novice gardener or have been growing things for years, growing your own greens in the spring is easy,...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 16, 2019

Lingo Construction: 1225 N Broadway Ave., shell building, shell, $2,000,000. Jim Cooley Construction LLC: 100 S E.K. Gaylord...

Life

Author inspires students with message of ‘healing hope’

SHAWNEE — Author and ministry leader Katherine Wolf recently shared her remarkable story of suffering from a brainstem stroke...

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In brief

NORMAN Tibetan monks set to visit Norman Tibetan monks from the Gaden Shartse Monastery will visit Norman to share their...

Business

Home and garden notes for March 16

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

Business

What happens when your style is all of the above?

I am a sucker for quizzes. What career should you actually have? (Writer. Phew!) What city should you live in? (Paris. I know.)...

Business

Big home show supports tiny houses in Oklahoma

People attending the Oklahoma City Home + Outdoor Living Show will have an opportunity to turn tiny houses into tiny homes for...

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Buying a home just got easier for many in the gig economy

WASHINGTON — If you're one of the millions of Americans who are self-employed or earn money on the side through freelance,...

Life

Delegate shares reasons for backing Traditional Plan

Editor's note: Delegates at the United Methodist Church's Feb. 23-26 General Conference in St. Louis voted in favor of...

Life

Bible lesson

"For this my son was dead, and is alive again; he was lost, and is found.' And they began to celebrate." — Luke 15:24 The...

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Muslim group, interfaith partners respond to New Zealand attack

The leader of a Muslim advocacy group said he could hardly sleep because he worried about the safety of Oklahoma Muslims and...

Business

Winter housing market days are numbered in OKC

Homebuilding and sales started 2019 almost like "Groundhog Day" 59 days in a row — the 1993 Bill Murray flick, not Feb. 2. Not...

Life

State briefs for March 16

OKLAHOMA CITY Free and half-price pet adoptions Sunday at OKC Animal Welfare Wear green to OKC Animal Welfare on Sunday for a...

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OKC pastor decrys Methodist anti-gay stance

Editor's note: Delegates at the United Methodist Church's Feb. 23-26 General Conference in St. Louis voted in favor of...

The OK Photo Issue

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Near as I can tell, photographers from The Oklahoman archived nearly 30,000 photos during the past year. Our photo staff is seasoned, talented and hugely productive. In this issue of The OK, we share their gifts and hard work with you. In these...

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Video: Kelli O'Hara earning rave reviews, honoring friend Marin Mazzie in Broadway revival of 'Kiss Me, Kate'

Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara is back on Broadway and earning strong reviews as she plays the title role in the long-awaited...

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'America's Got Talent' winner Darci Lynne Farmer to appear at Barbie 'Be Anything' Tour events in OKC

Real-life role models, including 14-year-old OKC ventriloquist and “America’s Got Talent” Season 12 winner Darci Lynne Farmer,...

Life

Photos and video: Chris Pratt sings with Garth Brooks, presents him with Artist of the Decade Award on iHeartRadio Music Awards

Garth Brooks won an award Thursday night and made Chris Pratt’s dreams come true in the process.

Life

Extended interviews, photos and video: Flaming Lips' OKC landmark The Womb gets new life in partnership with art collective Factory Obscura

The Womb’s rebirth begins Thursday, when Factory Obscura, the artist group behind the popular immersive experiences “Shift” and...

Life

Extended interviews, photos and video: Flaming Lips' reborn The Womb to host Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' 2019

After shining up the historic Gold Dome last year, the nonprofit arts organization is taking one of its signature events into...

Life

Infinite Danger Room #109: Captain Marvel review (spoilers!)

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, Anthony Brown and Chris Borthick give their full review on "Captain...

Life

Interview: Oklahoma native Kolby Kindle returning to home state on 'Waitress' tour, joining Australian company for 'Come from Away'

The Edmond North High School graduate joined the “Waitress” tour in November after two and a half years on the road with “The...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 15, 2019: Hear The Nixons at Harrah's The State Theatre

The group released a new tune called "Song of the Year" in 2017 to mark its reunion.

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High school student accepted to 39 colleges, offered $1.6M in scholarships

High school senior Jordan Nixon was confident she would get into a few schools. But she was shocked as the acceptance letters...

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New Zealand mosque shootings kill 49

Forty-nine people have been killed and at least 20 wounded in shootings at two mosques in Christchurch, New Zealand. Prime...

Life

Oklahoma musicians remember drummer Michael Walker, plan benefit concert in his memory

EDMOND - Oklahoma City band The Groove Merchants will play a benefit concert in memory of Michael and Rachael Walker at 8 p.m....

News

Neo-Nazi website founder says he fears returning to US

The operator of a leading neo-Nazi website claims it's too dangerous for him to travel to the U.S. to be questioned under oath...

News

Tucker Carlson abandons plan for studio near Maine home

BRYANT POND, Maine (AP) — Fox News host Tucker Carlson said he's scuttling plans for a TV studio near his vacation home in...

Life

Garth Brooks to receive Artist of the Decade Award on tonight's iHeartRadio Music Awards

The 2019 iHeartRadio Music Awards are airing from 7 to 9 tonight on Fox, and Oklahoma country music star Garth Brooks will be a...

Business

First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work environment

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — First female Grand Canyon National Park superintendent resigning after cleared of creating hostile work...

Life

Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum starts centennial celebration with special exhibition

Founded in 1919, Shawnee’s Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art is starting its centennial celebration with the exhibition “Celebrating a...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 14, 2019: See Jewel Box Theatre's production of 'Wedding Belles'

The comedy was co-written by writer-director Alan Bailey and the late Ronnie Claire Edwards, an actress, writer and Oklahoma...

Business

US new-home sales fell 6.9 percent in January

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes slumped 6.9 percent in January, a possible sign that buyers paused during the...

Business

US new-home sales declined 6.9 percent in January, sign government shutdown hurt buying

WASHINGTON (AP) — US new-home sales declined 6.9 percent in January, sign government shutdown hurt buying.

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Johnson & Johnson shares slip after jury orders it to pay $29 million in latest talcum cancer trial

Johnson & Johnson shares were down nearly 2 percent in premarket trading Thursday after it was ordered by...

Business

State briefs for March 14

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Farm-to-Table Family Festival set for March 23 The Oklahoma History Center will host its first Oklahoma...

Life

Jewel Box presents the amusing 'Wedding Bells'

Jewel Box Theatre presents a wonderful and amusing comedy “Wedding Belles,” a play guaranteed to put a twinkle in your eyes....

Life

Nonprofit notes for March 14

Program ‘roars’ past major milestone The CARE Center, an Oklahoma City nonprofit that serves abused children, has reached...

Life

The message from the Paris runways is simple: Buy a suit and get to work

PARIS — Suits. When the fall 2019 runway season closed here Tuesday night, that was the singular message delivered by almost...

Life

Today's birthdays

Actor Michael Caine, 86. Composer-conductor Quincy Jones, 86. Comedian Billy Crystal, 71. Actress Grace Park ("Hawaii Five-0,"...

Life

Crime shows influence parents' paranoia about the real world

DEAR ABBY: I dwell in a small, Southern and, I thought, safe hometown. I'm currently unemployed and therefore unable to afford...

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Oklahoma History Center to offer Women's History Gallery Tour

Participants can learn more about notable Oklahoma women highlighted in the center’s galleries and get behind-the-scenes...

Life

Video: Garth Brooks to open new window to purchase vinyl 'Legacy Collection' after Thursday's iHeartRadio Music Awards

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Garth Brooks will open the next window to purchase his sought-after vinyl...

Life

The final weekend of 'Girlfriend' at Lyric on the Plaza begins at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday

For one more weekend, the regional premiere of 'Girlfriend' is playing at Lyric in the Plaza.

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 13, 2019: Hear Half Gringa and Carly Gwin and the Sin at Norman's Resonator

NORMAN - Hear Chicago rock outfit Half Gringa and Norman "flower rock" band Carly Gwin and the Sin at 8 tonight at Resonator,...

Oklahoma County sheriff upset with county commissioner over jail criticism

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Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor lashed out Thursday at a county commissioner who has accused him of mismanaging the jail. "The fight started today," Taylor said after speaking out at a county budget board meeting. The sheriff is upset...

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Fashion events today and Thursday at Balliets

New spring offerings by Wilt clothing and Loeffler Randall shoes

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Fresh iceberg ruptures in Chile's Patagonia raise alarm

SANTIAGO (Reuters) - Two new icebergs have broken off the Grey Glacier in Chile’s Patagonia in recent weeks, amid fears that...

Health

Speaker to discuss addictive thinking, intervention

EDMOND — "Addicted Thinking: Intervention and Structured Family Recovery" will be the topic of discussion during the upcoming...

Life

Irish genealogy to be explored by Edmond group

EDMOND — Do you have Irish ancestry? "Researching Irish Genealogy" will be presented during the meeting of the Edmond...

Business

Edmond's Heard on Hurd returning for sixth season

EDMOND — In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the theme for Citizens Bank of Edmond’s return of Heard on Hurd will...

Life

Local falconer to speak at OKC Audubon Club meeting

A falconer will be the guest speaker during the March meeting of the OKC Audubon Club. Oscar Pack, a longtime local falconer,...

Life

Achievers

Jaci Deitrick was recently crowned Miss Mustang 2019. Emily Yannatone was runner up. Mustang’s first Outstanding Teen is...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Garnishing Made Easy: Dennis Moran, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $36. Mediterranean Delights: Chef Ahmad...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Could crackers be this good? DEAR MELBA: I remember that years ago you had a recipe for Spicy Crackers. Here's another one I...

Life

Construction on Bethany Public Library back on track, expected to open in late May

BETHANY — After a construction delay while the general contractor on Bethany’s new public library sought a new roofing...

Life

Achievers

Dallin Cease, 17, of Edmond, and Seth Padgham, 15, of Piedmont have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank within the...

Life

Google can be tricky when researching ancestry

Using Google to search for ancestors can be helpful once someone is done searching their favorite family history websites. But...

Life

'Knock Your Socks Off' awareness campaign celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Part of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma’s mission is to raise awareness and promote acceptance and inclusion....

Health

EPA pledges $16M per year for Tar Creek Superfund cleanup

TULSA — The Environmental Protection Agency has pledged more than $16 million annually for the continued cleanup of toxic mine...

Business

Briefcase

Senate OKs homebuyer accounts The state Senate has approved a bill to create a tax-deductible homebuyer saving account. Senate...

Business

City council delays vote on First Christian Church designation

Representatives of First Christian Church promised Tuesday they have no plans to tear down the architectural landmark and do...

Business

Court case centers on Native American kids in foster care

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — A federal law that gives preference to Native American families in foster care and adoption proceedings...

Life

Video: Aaron Lewis curses out crowd, storms off stage at OKC show

Country-rock performer Aaron Lewis cut short his Oklahoma City acoustic show Saturday night at The Criterion, cursing out the...

Life

Luke Dick debuts documentary 'Red Dog' at SXSW, joins lineup of Music Health Alliance Nashville benefit event

It's been an exciting week for Oklahoma native, country music songwriter and independent filmmaker Luke Dick.

Life

Reba McEntire, Miranda Lambert, George Strait and more to perform on ACM Awards

CBS and the Academy of Country Music announced today the first round of performers for the 54th ACM Awards.

Business

Analog and then some: the allure of the fountain pen

In an age of screens and keyboarding, when kids hardly learn cursive anymore, fountain pens — along with their old-timey...

News

Woman picks matching numbers 30 times to win lottery game

RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — A Virginia woman parlayed a feeling to purchase 30 lottery tickets with the same numbers to win...

Life

What to do in Oklahoma on March 12, 2019: Hear Chindarat Charoenwongse and Friends at the UCO Jazz Lab

EDMOND - The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will will present pianist Chindarat Charoenwongse and Friends in...

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Deaths From Drugs and Suicide Reach a Record in the U.S.

The number of deaths from alcohol, drugs and suicide in 2017 hit the highest level since the collection of this type of federal...

Life

On the brink of everything

Grace, gravity and getting old is the theme of the book “On the Brink of Everything” by Parker Palmer. Palmer is founder of the...

Health

Mending an injured tendon

Adam’s journal For many months, I’ve been experiencing soreness on the back of one of my heels. I’ve tried resting,...

Life

Strange but true: What words exist in English that relate to American presidents?

Q. Presidents Day in the U.S. has come and gone, but words linger, associated with specific presidents. “Watergate,” you may...

Health

Wiggle Out Loud school initiative challenges students to be active

Students at Edwards Elementary School were the first to participate in the Wiggle Out Loud Schools Program, a new physical...

Health

Savvy Senior: Does Medicare cover vision services?

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: I will be enrolling in Medicare in a few months, and would like to know how Medicare covers vision services?...

Business

Bricktown festivities continue as parades find new homes

O’Brien’s, a decidedly Irish bar, has long disappeared from Bricktown, but for more than 25 years the district has hosted...

Medical marijuana industry using specialized security services

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Every business works to secure its assets, and those in the marijuana industry are no different. The difference between Oklahoma’s cash-heavy medical marijuana industry and many others is the need to secure cash and other assets using armed...

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State briefs for March 12

OKLAHOMA CITY Online career awareness program launches Oklahoma CareerTech will launch a new online career awareness program...

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Show honoree named for 2019 Oklahoma Youth Expo

Jack Staats, state advisor for the Oklahoma FFA, has a lifelong love for agricultural education and the young people in FFA and...

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Science Museum Oklahoma offering extended hours, train car tours for Spring Break

Visitors to Science Museum Oklahoma will have extra time for science exploration, plus tours of the museum’s 1929 Pullman...

Life

Oklahoma Hall of Fame launching Free Family Fun programming Tuesday with Spring Thing

In partnership with The Chickasaw Nation, the Oklahoma Hall of Fame has announced another full year of Free Family Fun...

News

Woman says she distracted jaguar after attack at Arizona zoo

PHOENIX (AP) — A woman on a trip to an Arizona zoo with her son and grandchildren reacted swiftly when a jaguar attacked...

Business

Trump donor claimed she could offer access to president

PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — A company run by a donor to President Donald Trump claimed it could provide Chinese clients with a...

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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...

Life

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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What to do in Oklahoma on March 11, 2019: Hear the U.S Navy Concert Band at the University of Oklahoma

The Navy Concert Band, the premier wind ensemble of the U.S. Navy, presents a wide array of marches, patriotic selections,...

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Iranian couple arrested after marriage proposal in public

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — A young Iranian couple have been arrested after a marriage proposal in public that was captured on a video...

Life

20-40-60 Etiquette: Out of order?

QUESTION: How do you figure out who orders first at a restaurant? CALLIE’S ANSWER: Whoever the waiter or waitress looks at...

Life

Jupiter cloud cover reveals dolphin shape

Jupiter dwarfs all the other planets in our solar system. More than one hundred planets the size of Earth could easily fit...

Life

Family Talk: Delayed gratification

When I was in high school, I ran across this quote from English scientist Thomas Huxley: “Perhaps the most valuable result of...

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Nature & You: Before plastic, there was isinglass

Before plastic, there was isinglass I guess that, at one time long ago, there existed a world without plastics. It is hard for...

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Actress Molly Ringwald tops annual Speaker in the City event

American actress, musician and writer Molly Ringwald will be the featured speaker for Junior League of Oklahoma City’s annual...

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Interviews, photos and video: National Cowboy Museum remembers Westerners who served in WWI with 'Cowboys in Khaki'

With the exhibition “Cowboys in Khaki: Westerners in the Great War,” the National Cowboy Museum is tipping the hat to the...

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26 women rescued at Seattle massage parlors in human trafficking bust

Seattle police said they rescued 26 women after a three-and-a-half-year human trafficking investigation into massage...

Life

Interview and video: Pianist Stewart Goodyear makes long-awaited return to play with OKC Philharmonic

The last time he played with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, in January 2005, he was a promising 26-year-old up-and-comer....

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 10, 2019: Hear The Brother Brothers play a Winter Wind Concert at the Norman Depot

Adam and David Moss, The Brother Brothers, are identical twins carrying on the folk tradition for a new generation.

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Woman attacked by jaguar while taking selfie at zoo

A woman suffered serious injuries to her arm after being attacked by a jaguar at Wildlife World Zoo, Aquarium and...

Life

Dozens rescued after being trapped on Lake Erie ice floe

MARBLEHEAD, Ohio — A sheet of ice holding fishermen on Lake Erie broke loose in windy weather Saturday morning, sending many of...

Life

University expulsion incident made headlines

It should come as no surprise that news of the student demonstration at (then) Oklahoma Christian College made headlines. The...

Business

Men's clothier marks 30 years in business

Men’s clothier Teena Hicks deals with wardrobe malfunctions pretty much weekly. Traveling businessmen or wedding guests...

Life

British museum agrees to return emperor's hair to Ethiopia

ADDIS ABABA, Ethiopia — Two locks of hair belonging to widely revered Ethiopian Emperor Tewodros will be repatriated after a...

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Vatican next year to open archives on wartime Pius XII

VATICAN CITY — Declaring that the church "isn't afraid of history," Pope Francis said Monday he has decided to open up the...

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US plans end to wolf protections; critics say it's premature

BILLINGS, Mont. — U.S. wildlife officials plan to lift protections for gray wolves across the Lower 48 states, re-igniting the...

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The day Jackie Robinson stepped up to the plate in Oklahoma City

It was one day at home plate the 15-year-old batboy in Oklahoma City wouldn't forget. Legendary baseball player Jackie Robinson...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 10, 2019

PANHELLENIC SPRING TEA Tea: Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Association members were hosts for the annual spring tea...

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Art notes for March 10

Multimedia art exhibit to open at Crystal Bridge A multimedia exhibit featuring furniture, glass and paintings in the Crystal...

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Oklahoma Christian works to right a wrong against black students 50 years ago

"We are one in the Spirit, we are one in the Lord. And we pray that our unity will one day be restored. And they'll know we are...

Lawsuit accuses officials of operating debtors' prison

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BARTLESVILLE — A national civil rights organization filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing some Washington County judges and the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System of violating the civil rights of poor people by perpetuating an unconstitutional...

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Badgley Mischka to debut 2021 resort collection on Queen Mary 2

Badgley Mischka bringing high glamour to the high seas

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 9, 2019: Check out the 'We Are Here' Community Day at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art in Norman

NORMAN - Check out the "We Are Here" Community Day from 2 to 4 p.m. today at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art, 555 Elm Ave. at...

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Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity’s 18th Women Build Underway

About 40 women, including honorary Chairman Elizabeth Wilson and more than a dozen Oklahoma City Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club...

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Buying wine glasses? Follow these 7 tips

If the last time you went out to buy wine glasses, you came home with a five-alarm headache and a bag of plastic tumblers, you,...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

MA+ Architecture: 1701 S Czech Hall Road, school, add-on, $11,100,000. Oncue Marketing: 17801 N Western Ave., retail sales,...

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Barry Stone, Buyers demand new carpet from sellers

DEAR BARRY: When we sold our home, we disclosed every defect we could think of, as required by law. Now, the buyers are...

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Paul Bianchina, Some tips for a great paint finish on kitchen cabinets

If you’d like an upgraded look in your kitchen but replacing all the cabinets isn’t in the budget, you might want to consider...

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$6.3M raised for synagogue massacre families, survivors

A $6.3 million fund established after the Pittsburgh synagogue massacre primarily will be split among the families of the dead...

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Xavier University nun never stops helping

CINCINNATI — It's no easy task, living a great life. That distinction is reserved for rare circumstances when a person lives...

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"Whoever does not bear his own cross and come after me cannot be my disciple." Luke 14:27 Jesus attracted great crowds...

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Ways to boost your home’s curb appeal

When it comes to your home, you only get one chance to make a great first impression, and that takes place before anyone ever...

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Winter reality sets in again, and again, for lawns and gardens in central Oklahoma

It is that season of the year where every time we think spring is about ready to take charge, we get a strong dose of winter...

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Home and garden notes for March 9

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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Mormon websites renamed in push to end use of nicknames

SALT LAKE CITY — The Mormon church said it will rename websites, social media accounts and employee email addresses to get rid...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Zillow sued over hacked listing of California mansion

WASHINGTON — What may be the first-ever hijacking of an active real-estate listing online — a palatial mansion overlooking the...

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Lenten dinner-discussion event is set at church "Soup for the Soul," a Lenten meal and lesson series, will begin at 6 p.m....

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Judge keeps opioid trial on track

NORMAN — Oklahoma’s fraud trial against opioid manufacturers remains on track to begin May 28 after a judge on Friday rejected...

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'Genealogy Roadshow' co-host will speak at genealogical society seminar

Kenyatta D. Berry will be guest speaker at the Oklahoma Genealogical Society's annual Spring Seminar set for 9:30 a.m. Saturday...

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Listen: Reba McEntire unveils 'countrier than country' new song 'Tammy Wynette Kind Of Pain'

Reba will be releasing her highly anticipated new album Friday, April 5 on Big Machine Records.

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Kelli O'Hara, Alex Timbers and Taylor Mac to receive special Drama League Awards

Tony-winning performer and Oklahoma native Kelli O’Hara, "Beetlejuice" director Alex Timbers and playwright Taylor Mac will...

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Video: Garth Brooks launching stadium tour Saturday

"The Garth Brooks Stadium Tour" will open in St. Louis, Missouri.

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Carrie Underwood, Maddie & Tae, Kirk Franklin featured on soundtrack to inspirational film 'Breakthrough'

The soundtrack release comes just ahead of Twentieth Century Fox’s April 17 theatrical opening of the feature film "Breakthrough."

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Details revealed for Byron Berline Benefit set for March 31 at Tower Theatre

The Byron Berline Benefit will include performances by Jana Jae, The Bonhams, Steelwind, Red Dirt Rangers, K.C. Clifford, Alan...

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Emoji gods approve skin-tone options for couples of color

NEW YORK (AP) — In 1664, Maryland passed the first British colonial law banning marriage between whites and slaves. An 1883...

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'Simpsons' producers pull iconic Michael Jackson episode

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The producers of "The Simpsons" are removing a classic episode that featured the voice of Michael Jackson...

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Interview, photos and video: Oklahoma YouTube star Greyson Chance grows into new phase of career, releasing new album 'portraits'

If a 21-year-old singer-songwriter and musician looking forward to performing for pals in his one-time college town sounds...

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Saudi app criticized for feature to control women's travel

The Saudi government app Absher is mostly a way for people to pay traffic fines and complete other administrative tasks...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma red dirt band No Justice reuniting for tonight's OKC show, planning new music

The band is kicking off its reunion plans tonight with its highly anticipated debut performance at Oklahoma City’s recently...

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Interview and video: Tulsa native Ben Rector returns to home state for sold-out OKC shows

When Ben Rector was making “Magic,” he ventured back to his hometown to create one enchanted musical moment.

OU football: Cody Ford's development lifts him into first-round realm of NFL Draft

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NORMAN — During the nearly month between the end of the regular season and the Orange Bowl, Cody Ford sat down with Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh for a hard talk about his future. Riley and Bedenbaugh...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 8, 2019: Check out the creativity on display during the 2nd Friday Norman Art Walk

NORMAN - Join the Norman Arts Council for its free monthly celebration of all things art and the creativity of our community...

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Tickets on sale Friday for Judah & the Lion's autumn Oklahoma concert

The band also will perform its Alternative Top 10 single “Over my head” on “Jimmy Kimmel Live!’s” Outdoor Stage on March 19,...

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Dwight Yoakam to play spring OKC show

Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday and will be available via www.eventbrite.com.

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Oklahoma native Tyson Ritter becomes Season 4 regular on AMC series 'Preacher'

"Preacher" follows West Texas preacher Jesse Custer (Dominic Cooper), his hell-raising ex-girlfriend Tulip (Ruth Negga) and...

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Video: Reba McEntire gets emotional behind the scenes of the heartbreaking new song 'In His Mind'

Country Music Hall of Famer and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire gets emotional taking her fans behind the scenes of her sad new...

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Neo-Nazi gets life for killing woman in interracial couple

PHOENIX (AP) — A jury sentenced a neo-Nazi to life in prison Thursday for his murder conviction in the 2009 killing of a white...

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Belgian court finds suspected jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche guilty of 2014 Jewish museum slayings of four people

BRUSSELS (AP) — Belgian court finds suspected jihadi Mehdi Nemmouche guilty of 2014 Jewish museum slayings of four people.

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Movie review: ‘Captain Marvel’ soars higher, further and faster than standard superhero origin story

The 21st installment in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, “Captain Marvel” is the first to center on a female protagonist, with...

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Ride like Putin: 7-ton armored luxury limo on show in Geneva

GENEVA (AP) — If you want to ride like Vlad — Russian President Vladimir Putin, that is — this may be the limo for you.At the...

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Theater review: 'A Bronx Tale' is a crowd-pleasing coming-of-age story

The national tour of the recent Broadway hit is playing through Sunday at the Civic Center Music Hall as part of the 2018-19...

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Out of the shadows: Loyal money man swept into Trump probes

NEW YORK (AP) — Allen Weisselberg is seemingly everything his longtime boss, Donald Trump, isn't.The modest money man has...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 7, 2019: Hear acclaimed Irish quintet Goitse at USAO in Chickasha

The performance will close out the 18th season of the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts series, according to a news release.

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French cardinal guilty of abuse cover-up

France's most senior Roman Catholic cleric, Cardinal Philippe Barbarin, has been handed a six-month suspended sentence for his...

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Photos of galas and nonprofit events

Please send three to five photos of your nonprofit group's social or fundraising events to nonprofits@oklahoman.com. The...

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Nonprofit notes for March 7

Junior League to honor three for service The Junior League of Oklahoma City will recognize three extraordinary women who impact...

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Education is key when downsizing and planning for senior living

Spanish Cove holds educational sessions regularly to address issues related to senior living.

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Oklahoma violinist chosen for Carnegie Hall's National Youth Orchestra of the United States of America

Officials at New York's Carnegie Hall today announced the names of the 119 outstanding young musicians selected from across the...

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Watch: Oklahoma native JD McPherson releases Mardi Gras-theme video for 'Jubilee'

The clip for the mournful ballad "Jubilee" sees McPherson driving through New Orleans during last year’s Mardi Gras...

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OKC arts supporter Martha Mullally, mother of Megan Mullally, dies at age 97

Oklahoma City arts supporter Martha Jane Palmer Mullally, the mother of Emmy-winning actress Megan Mullally and mother-in-law...

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Infinite Danger Room #108: A Marvel-ous update

Infinite Danger Room panelists Matthew Price, Kade Poulson, Anthony Brown and Chris Borthick look at recent Marvel hits,...

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BBQ fans rejoice, plus new beer, sweets and the return of the Caffeine Crawl

Dave Cathey shares details from a recent uptick in local barbecue options around Oklahoma City plus information about a new...

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Magasin Table nice add to local Asian fare and Vuong Nguyen is back and busier than ever with trio of concepts

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, reports on the sudden closing of ultra-popular Tsubaki Szechuan plus the return of chef...

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A limited brain capacity means possibly disregarding your grandson's ACT score.

You can only store so many phone numbers, children’s birthdays and dental appointments.

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Birds line up for a good look

A national survey shows that bird watchers spend nearly $41 billion annually on trips and equipment. Their coffee table books...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 6, 2019: See the acclaimed documentary 'Faces, Places' for free at Oklahoma City University

See the acclaimed French documentary "Faces, Places," one of my favorite movies of 2017, at 7:30 tonight at Oklahoma City...

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Bra-fitting event at Dillard’s, Penn Square

Women spend a lot of time in this undergarment. Make sure it fits properly.

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Stash's pop-up shopping part of Norman 2nd Friday Art Walk

NORMAN — A braid and bun bar will be part of the festivities during STASH’s Flower Power Market, a handmade shopping party...

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Senior Center visioning conference planned for March 15

Norman’s senior citizen community is invited to a discussion and visioning conference for the Norman Forward Senior Center on...

Historic Oklahoma bank tied to Pretty Boy Floyd to be restored

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BOLEY — A building tied to one of the most notorious bank robbers of the 20th century in the U.S. could soon be saved for generations thanks to the work of a non-profit and a grant from the National Park Service. On Nov. 23, 1932, members of...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling,...

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Melba's Swap Shop

Wanna loaf with a date? DEAR MELBA: Jane F. requested a recipe for Date Loaf. This was my Mother's recipe. DATE LOAF • 1...

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Convention showcases students' inventions for solving 'everyday problems'

About 180 young inventors participated in the 30th Annual Oklahoma Student Inventors Exposition held recently at Rose State...

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Haudenosaunee Social Dances and Music to be presented at OU

NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma School of Music will present Haudenosaunee, Iroquois Social Dances and Music at 8 p.m....

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Tanner Miller to perform March 9 at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Singer-songwriter Tanner Miller will provide Morning Music from 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. Saturday at the Arcadia...

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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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OKCine Latino Film Festival Friday and Saturday in historic Capitol Hill

The fifth annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival will be Friday and Saturday in the Calle Dos Cinco district in historic...

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Jane Jayroe partners with The Oklahoman for Lenten podcasts

Practice: Unleashing the Power of Faith - Kristin Chenoweth This is an excerpt from Jane Jayroe's daily devotional "Practice:...

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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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Where there's smoke, there's good barbecue

A lot of new barbecue options have popped up around the metro recently, two at opposite ends of Oklahoma City’s metropolitan...

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Pop ziti into the Dutch oven

There is something magical about this recipe, which coaxes the ultimate flavor out of just a few humble supermarket...

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Colorado, baker end legal spat over transgender woman's cake

DENVER (AP) — A Colorado baker who refused to make a wedding cake for a gay couple on religious grounds — a stance partially...

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KFC dedicates China restaurant to memory of Communist hero

BEIJING (AP) — Fast-food chain KFC is memorializing a popular Chinese Communist hero with restaurant decor extolling his deeds,...

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Premiere date announced for new season of 'American Ninja Warrior,' to feature OKC episodes

The reality TV show will return this spring to the state Capitol grounds in OKC, where it first staged competitions in 2016.

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Holiday season defines winners and losers in retail

NEW YORK (AP) — The 2018 holiday season turned out to be a mixed bag for retailers, with some of them defying a gloomy...

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The Latest: Revelry reflects infamous Saints-Rams 'no call'

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on Mardi Gras (all times local):12:10 p.m.If you thought Saints fans were over the NFC...

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Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Rascal Flatts and more to perform at 2019 CMA Music Fest in Nashville

NASHVILLE, Tennessee — The Country Music Association has revealed the initial artist lineup for this year’s CMA Fest, set for...

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Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara receives first Olivier Award nomination

Oklahoma native Kelli O'Hara has earned her first nomination for the Olivier Awards, which honor outstanding achievements in...

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Correction: Trump-Campus Free Speech story

WASHINGTON (AP) — In a story March 4 about President Donald Trump's proposed executive order to protect free speech on college...

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Barbara McAlister, Jo Rowan, Burns and Ann Hargis and more to receive 2019 Oklahoma Governor's Arts Awards

The Oklahoma Arts Council has announced the names of 17 individuals and one organization that will be honored for their...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 5, 2019: See the musical 'A Bronx Tale' at the Civic Center Music Hall

The street-wise musical, which is set in the 1960s, centers on an Italian-American boy from Bronx’s Belmont neighborhood named...

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Theater review: Lyric Theatre's 'Girlfriend' is a sweet and simple first-love story

A first-rate collaboration with Signature Theatre in Washington, D.C., the opening show in Lyric’s 2019 subscription season is...

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Revealed: AmazonSmile helps fund anti-vaccine groups

Amazon appears to be helping fund anti-vaccine not-for-profit organizations through its charity arm, the AmazonSmile...

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Americans on track to eat most eggs in nearly half-century

Americans are devouring eggs in numbers not seen in nearly five decades — about 279 per year per person, government forecasts...

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Tough love allows someone to be responsible

Understanding tough love has been my most difficult life lesson. I finally got it. Tough love is not about the way you treat...

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HPV vaccine awareness event planned Two Southwestern Oklahoma State University pharmacy organizations are planning vaccine...

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'Grand Hotel' musical offers grand entertainment

A big revolving door became a metaphor for the world turning, as lots of things happened, in one day at an ultra modern Berlin...

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Oklahoma governor welcomes Muslims to 'Day at the Capitol'

Oklahoma Muslims were surprised by an unexpected visitor on Monday at an annual advocacy gathering at the state Capitol. Gov....

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OKC sees 'red' for Red Tie Night

The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund will host its 27th annual Red Tie Night 6 p.m. Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western...

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Video: Tulsa native Bill Hader returns to 'Saturday Night Live' as chaos-loving game show host

Hader was absolutely delightful Vince Blake, the subtly sadistic host of the recurring game show “What’s That Name?,” in which...

NFL Draft: Mock if you will, but unknown Joel Blumenthal might just get draft weekend call

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Joel Blumenthal wanted to block out every distraction. A solid plan on the biggest day of his life. But a couple times when a pass went high and he went just as high to snag it a couple Wednesdays ago, the crowd amassed for OU Pro Day would...

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OBU partnering with seminaries for faster path to Master of Divinity

Students can earn up to 25% of their MDiv degree through their bachelor’s degrees at OBU.

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Oklahoma History Center presents Mary Ann Jung portraying Clara Barton, Red Cross angel

A living history portrayal of Clara Barton will be presented during two performances this week at the Oklahoma History Center,...

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Pakistan-India train service resumes as border tensions ease

LAHORE, Pakistan (AP) — A key train service with neighboring India resumed and schools in Pakistani Kashmir opened Monday in...

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Alice Cooper and Halestorm bringing summer co-headline tour to OKC

Motionless in White will provide support on all dates, according to a news release.

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Kelli O'Hara, Sarah Coburn, Joshua Bell and more on inaugural season for Oklahoma State University's new McKnight Center

The McKnight Center for the Performing Arts at OSU is intended to be a world-class epicenter for the arts, attracting...

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FBI: Suspect in deadly California spa bombing arrested after similar explosive elements found in his home, car

ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — FBI: Suspect in deadly California spa bombing arrested after similar explosive elements found in his...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 4, 2019: Hear David Dondero at Norman's Opolis

In 2006, Dondero was listed as one of the top 10 best living songwriters by NPR's "All Song Considered," ranking him among the...

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OKC Auto Show to feature 2019 & 2020 models, 60s re-creation, historic autos and more

The stage is set and the cars are ready for the 102nd anniversary Oklahoma City International Auto Show on March 8-10 at the...

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Girl Scout brings awareness to Black Dog Syndrome

Amid a busy Saturday morning at Church of the Servant in north Oklahoma City, few passersby could resist the opportunity to...

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Family Talk: Life at the speed of ... slow

What is the speed of your family life? 55 mph? 95 mph? Is every morning a mad dash out the door and every afternoon and evening...

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Tax time inspires 1946 letter writer

Since its beginning, The Oklahoman has published thousands of letters to the editor. Each letter expresses the personal...

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Anti-abortion prayer campaign set

NORMAN — A kick-off rally for the 2019 "40 Days for Life" campaign is set for 6:30 p.m. Monday at St. Mark the Evangelist...

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To post or not to post? Ask your child

Is it okay to go to social media with your child’s academic achievements? Our etiquette panel decides.

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Tennessee school apologizes for asking students to pretend to own slaves

A Tennessee school district has issued an apology for a social studies assignment that asked students to pretend to be...

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Interview: Chazz Palminteri talks about sharing his real-life story in 'A Bronx Tale' musical

The North American tour of the Broadway musical “A Bronx Tale,” which launched in October in Rochester, New York, will play...

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Season announcement: Oklahoma City Philharmonic reveals 2019-2020 Classics and Pops plans

The Oklahoma City Philharmonic’s 2019-2020 Classics season will include familiar favorites like Beethoven, Stravinsky, Debussy...

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A 30-million page library is heading to the moon to help preserve human civilization

When Israel’s Beresheet spacecraft launched toward the moon last week, it was carrying a mysterious cargo. Mission...

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700-pound gator discovered by wildlife officials in Southwest Georgia

Wildlife officials in Southwest Georgia could not believe what they found.  A 700-pound gator.  Some people thought...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 3, 2019: Check out the Red Dirt Film Festival in Stillwater

The activities culminate at 7 p.m with the festival award ceremony, which is open and free to the public.

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Methodists aim to promote unity, love after LGBTQ ban upheld

To some people, the results of a recent international Methodist gathering may have been disheartening. To other individuals,...

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Promoting the arts was an early concept

“Art should be enjoyed by everyone, not just those who can afford it,” was a common refrain spoken by Nan Sheets, a pioneer in...

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Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum

AMSTERDAM — A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 3, 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GENE Birthday party: Gene Rainbolt knows how to throw a party! He invited 750 of his closest friends to the...

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Support offered for seniors making late-life moves

OKC Mature Moves, an Oklahoma City based move management company, offers a full range of services.

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 2, 2019: See The Annie Oakley and more at ACM@UCO's .WAV Festival

The Academy of Contemporary Music at the University of Central Oklahoma celebrates women in music with two days of empowering...

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More Americans are paying mortgages on time

WASHINGTON — It's a real estate and social barometer that doesn't get a lot of publicity, but it's important: More Americans...

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Bible lesson for March 2

"And you will be blessed, because they cannot repay you. For you will be repaid at the resurrection of the just." — Luke 14:14...

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Oklahoma Methodist leader helped guide historic gathering

An Oklahoma minister helped guide the legislative portion of the recent historic gathering of United Methodists in St. Louis....

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Early struggles fuel home loan officer's passion

It came into focus for LaNell Long one morning about two years ago during an early morning treadmill session — she was thinking...

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Ash Wednesday is on the horizon

Many of Oklahoma's faithful are expected to observe Ash Wednesday, March 6, which marks the first day of the Christian season...

Virginia shows OU what Final Four team looks like

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COLUMBIA, S.C. – Virginia’s Kyle Guy, a straight-out-of-“Hoosiers” Indianapolis kid who is a 45-percent 3-point shooter, missed all 10 of his deep balls. Virginia’s best player, De’Andre Hunter, encountered foul trouble and eventually fouled...

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Midwest City church will host 'Chasing Joy' women's event

MIDWEST CITY — Women of Wickline United Methodist Church will host the "Chasing Joy Women’s Conference" from 8:30 a.m. to 3...

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Steven Curtis Chapman to bring unique tour to Edmond church

EDMOND — Grammy Award-winning recording artist Steven Curtis Chapman will share his musical journey with fans during a concert...

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Our deep dependence on stuff is only human, archeologist says

If you feel guilty about holding onto excess stuff, relax. You’re only human. Apparently, our dependent relationship with...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

DBA Architects: 7900 Mid America Blvd., rehabilitation center, erect, $10,000,000. Proctor Contractors LLC: 1300 SE 82,...

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Religion briefs for March 2

Gospel singing is set DEL CITY — The monthly Del City Gospel Singing will be at 7 p.m. Saturday at Del City Nazarene Church,...

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House plan: The Vercelli

The house plan for March 2, 2019.

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Former Miss America is putting faith into 'Practice'

Putting her best faith forward is nothing new for author, former Miss America and TV personality Jane Jayroe. As the author of...

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Here are are spring pruning tips for Central Oklahoma

As we begin to get some warmer weather, it is natural to want to get outside to work in the yard and enjoy the warm spring...

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OKC Symphony Show House is Sunbeam site

The former Sunbeam Family Services property at 620 NW 21, renovated into apartments by Marva Ellard's MidTown Builders, will be...

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Appliance on the fritz? How to find the file on that

Product manuals for appliances and other major household devices are a little bit like martini glasses. You never use them, but...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $40 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Projects receive Citations of Merit The Oklahoma Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office recently awarded...

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GOLD house offers day of fun

Gospel of Life Dwellings (GOLD) is hosting its monthly First Saturday Fun Raiser, 1 to 5 p.m. at the St. John Paul II Dwelling,...

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Bianchina: When water invades your home

The water that flows through the pipes in our homes is something we pretty much take for granted. That is, as long as it...