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Beautyblender’s first makeup product is a liquid whip foundation

Beautyblender, known for its pink makeup sponges, is launching its first foundation.

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AP PHOTOS: A selection of pictures from the past week

Here's your look at highlights from the weekly AP photo report, a gallery featuring a mix of front-page photography, the odd...

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A hairy issue: Sailors tell the US Navy, 'We want beards'

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — Now that women in the Navy can wear ponytails, men want beards.The Navy said last week that...

Life

New eyeliners from Kat Von D Beauty

Kat Von D has launched the first of three new eyeliners.

Life

Birth of the cool: Miles Davis matches with classic fashion

Editor's note: In “Off the Record,” Oklahoma native and Northwest Florida Daily News reporter Savannah Evanoff pairs one of the...

Sports

The Latest: Odom beaten to fashion punch at SEC Media Days

ATLANTA (AP) — The Latest on SEC Media Days (all times local):3:40 p.m.As one of the lesser-known coaches in the league,...

Business

MLB willing to loosen spikes color code for players

WASHINGTON (AP) — Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes.Ben Zobrist, Kyle...

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'McQueen' examines career of a brilliant, troubled designer

NEW YORK (AP) — The London fashion world didn't know quite what hit it when Alexander McQueen's disheveled models staggered...

Business

Fashion firms upend design routine to focus on speed, trends

NEW YORK (AP) — Prototypes? Passe. Fashion company Betabrand saw that knitwear was a hot style in sneakers and wanted to...

Business

Manager: Asking Muslim kids to leave pool not discrimination

WILMINGTON, Del. (AP) — A Delaware pool manager who asked Muslim children to leave a pool because of their clothing says her...

Sports

Robertson's NBA title ring, other items being auctioned

NEW YORK (AP) — Oscar Robertson's 1971 NBA championship ring is among the basketball Hall of Famer's items being...

Sports

John Cynn claims World Series of Poker title, wins $8.8M

LAS VEGAS (AP) — The 2018 World Series of Poker champion is an Indiana resident and professional player who barely missed the...

Sports

Bregman embracing All-Star attention

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston third baseman Alex Bregman is a first time All-Star, will appear in his first Home Run Derby next week...

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Video: 'Queer Eye' star has emotional reaction to Emmy nods

"Queer Eye" star Jonathan Van Ness is nominated for short form variety series because he is an executive producer on Funny or...

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Royal etiquette for the Trumps' visit: Don't kiss the queen

LONDON (AP) — President Donald Trump is coming to Britain fresh from a confrontational NATO summit that featured stinging...

Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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Access to a primary care doctor is inadequate for a majority of Oklahomans. The Oklahoma State University Center for Health Sciences trains, places and supports physicians in rural area where the shortage can have deadly consequences.

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US Navy now allows women to wear ponytails, lock hairstyles

PROVIDENCE, R.I. (AP) — The Navy says it will now allow servicewomen to sport ponytails and other hairstyles, reversing a...

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Swinging '60s styles up for auction from Sharon Tate estate

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mini-dresses and a wedding dress are among the items from estate of actress Sharon Tate are going up for...

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US first lady welcomed in Belgium with music and fashion

BRUSSELS (AP) — U.S. first lady Melania Trump returned to the international stage Wednesday as she mingled with the spouses of...

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Coach of England wins the nation's heart by being a nice guy

LONDON (AP) — In an age of tattoos, tongue piercings and tensions over Brexit, a soft-spoken man in a dark blue waistcoat and...

Health

Hero or Villain? Trump's court pick is in for a fight

WASHINGTON (AP) — To hear Republicans tell it, Brett Kavanaugh is a skilled and well-respected judge who reveres the...

Life

Kroger’s, the place for food and fashion

Kroger's is planning to launch Dip apparel line this fall.

Life

Eye see you ... Draper James to offer eyewear

Draper James, a Southern lifestyle brand founded by Reese Witherspoon, will launch eyewear line

Life

Looks good on paper

Oklahoma City Museum of Art to show Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave's fashionable exhibit

Business

Toxic tanneries forced to move pollute new Bangladesh site

SAVAR, Bangladesh (AP) — Bangladesh tanneries prepping leather for shoes, belts, wallets and purses are dumping toxic chemicals...

Sports

Vested interest: Southgate leads England in sartorial style

MOSCOW (AP) — Gareth Southgate may do for the vest what Britain's future King Edward VII did for the tuxedo.Bereft of suit...

News

Man takes a naked stroll through the city

BURLINGTON, Vt. (AP) — A man has decided to take a stroll in the buff through a Vermont downtown on a simmering day.The...

Life

Kyoto shopping street lures visitors with yokai characters

KYOTO, Japan — A variety of yokai monsters used to hold nocturnal parades through what is now the neighborhood of the Taishogun...

Life

Stay cool in summer's heat with these stylish tips

Hello to another hot and humid summer. The goal for most is to stay cool. Stylishly cool is even better. The good news: It can...

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Standing ovation at Valentino caps Paris couture week

PARIS (AP) — Rarely does the demure Paris couture week see a standing ovation.Even rarer is the whooping and screaming that...

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Scared of her hair: Iran's movement against forced hijab goes viral

"They are scared of my hair. They are scared of my voice. They are scared of my body. Me, as a woman, can scare the whole regime."

Business

Chanel recreates Paris for couture show celebrating the city

PARIS (AP) — Paris — the City of Light, lovelocks and the Seine River— was the backdrop Tuesday in Chanel's sublime couture...

Business

Federer loses his initials, still wins at Wimbledon

LONDON (AP) — Roger Federer didn't need his initials to sign off on another masterful display at Wimbledon.He's hoping to get...

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Dior celebrates the atelier, draws celebs to Paris couture

PARIS (AP) — Guests including Katie Holmes and Kate Bosworth were taken deep inside the inner workings of Christian Dior for...

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Givenchy homage headlines first day of Paris couture week

PARIS (AP) — Givenchy's Clare Waight Keller went back to the storied house's roots in Paris for Sunday's moving couture homage...

Business

AP Interview: Malaysia to sell bling seized in ex-PM's probe

PUTRAJAYA, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysia's government will sell much of the huge stash of jewelry and luxury goods, including...

Life

Here comes another Becca x Chrissy beauty collection

Chrissy Teigen and Becca Cosmetics collaborate on another beauty collection

Life

Take a risk: Evel Knievel-inspired fashion collection

LuLa Roe and Evel Knievel announce fashion partnership

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UK monarchy costs go up, partly due to Buckingham Palace

LONDON (AP) — Queen Elizabeth II is costing British taxpayers a bit more this year.Official financial figures published...

Life

Stella McCartney brings sustainable message

Stella McCartney said she has worked hard to make sustainability integral to her collections, and she hopes that more designers...

Life

The tortured history of action-film heroines and their high heels

Colin Trevorrow's 2015 reboot, "Jurassic World," bagged a huge box office haul but also sparked discussion about one very...

Life

Gorgeous Giorgio

Giorgio Armani anchored the collection in the timeless, masculine double-breasted jacket — but his was no stuffy affair. More...

Life

Oklahoma swimsuit model launches fashion line

Allie Ayers' father always told her to have a backup plan. She does. At any time, she could put her degree to use as an...

News

Prince William arrives in Israel for historic royal visit

JERUSALEM (AP) — Prince William arrived in Israel on Monday for the first-ever official visit of a member of the British royal...

Cleanup to resume at former oil refinery site near Duncan, Oklahoma

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On a sweltering midsummer evening last week, 80 people gathered at a school gymnasium in this southern Oklahoma town to talk about the air.

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Stars flock to the Dior debut of Kim Jones at Paris menswear

PARIS (AP) — In a week marked by big debuts, it was designer Kim Jones' turn at Dior Men on Saturday.The British designer drew...

Business

Greek leader dons tie in sartorial relief over bailout end

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — Greek Prime Minister Alexis Tsipras has donned a tie, for the first time in more than three years in...

Business

TV weather presenters don ties to highlight global warming

BERLIN (AP) — TV weather presenters around the world have teamed up to highlight the impact of climate change by wearing ties,...

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Melania Trump dons 'I really don't care, do u?' jacket

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump went to Texas to show she cared about migrant children. Her fashion choice carried a baffling...

Business

Hundreds attend funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Hundreds of mourners braved drizzling rain to attend the funeral for fashion designer Kate Spade on...

Business

The Latest: Hundreds attend funeral for designer Kate Spade

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Latest on funeral services for fashion designer Kate Spade (all times local):5:45 p.m.Hundreds of...

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Abloh's historic debut at Vuitton is a big draw in Paris

PARIS (AP) — The debut Louis Vuitton collection by Virgil Abloh, the first African-American to head a major European fashion...

Life

Gotcha covered: Fourth of July patriotic fashion

Fashion options to help you celebrate July 4th.

Life

This small-town Oklahoma girl is diving into the swimwear industry

Allie Ayers' father always told her to have a backup plan. She does. At any time, she could put her degree to use as an...

Life

'Strike a Pose' at art museum

For June, Oklahoma City Museum of Art's Third Thursday monthly celebration of art and live music will take the theme of “Strike...

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Paris Fashion Week menswear kicks off with Milan's Off-White

PARIS (AP) — The fashion circus of magazine editors, bloggers, photographers and buyers cried "Bonjour Paris" Wednesday as the...

Business

10 Things to Know for Wednesday

Your daily look at late-breaking news, upcoming events and the stories that will be talked about Wednesday:1. SEARCH ON FOR...

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Armani democratizes the double-breasted jacket

MILAN (AP) — In a week normally reserved for men's fashion, the June edition of Milan Fashion Week closed Monday with a mélange...

Business

Kate Spade's funeral to be held in birthplace of Kansas City

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A funeral will be held for fashion designer Kate Spade this week in Kansas City, where she was born.The...

Business

Prada redefines youthful elegance with psychedelic flair

MILAN (AP) — Youthful designers injected energy into the third day Sunday of Milan Fashion Week menswear previews for next...

Business

Barber adjusts to hairstyle changes through the decades

Over the years, Fred Henderson has adjusted to changing hairstyle tastes to keep his customers looking their best. Henderson,...

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From Missoni to Dolce&Gabbana, Milan men bask in street wear

MILAN (AP) — Milan designers continue to cast their eyes toward Millennials with a focus on street wear — but without giving up...

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Zegna couture opens Milan Fashion Week against arched facade

MILAN (AP) — Not just trends, but also continuity, were in focus as Milan Fashion Week launched four days of menswear previews...

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David Spade donates $100,000 to mental health organization following Kate's death

One week after his sister-in-law's death, David Spade has donated $100,000 to help those afflicted with mental illness....

Sports

Philadelphia Eagles get Super Bowl rings honoring team, fans

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Eagles are sporting some bling to commemorate their Super Bowl victory.Players, coaches...

Business

Family-owned Missoni sells 41.2 percent stake for expansion

MILAN (AP) — The family-owned Missoni fashion house announced Friday that Italian investment fund FSI will take a 41.2 percent...

Life

Video: Belgian artist Isabelle de Borchgrave talks about her exhibit 'Fashioning Art from Paper,' opening this week at Oklahoma City Museum of Art

“Isabelle de Borchgrave: Fashioning Art from Paper” opens at 10 a.m. Saturday, at the OKC Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive.

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NY Philharmonic may relax no-pants dress code for women

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Philharmonic is considering allowing female musicians to wear pants while playing Mozart and...

News

The queen and Duchess Meghan make 1st joint appearance

LONDON (AP) — The former Meghan Markle made her first joint appearance with Queen Elizabeth II on Thursday, taking a special...

Life

Galia Lahav trunk show set for J.J. Kelly Bridal

A Galia Lahav of Israel bridal event featuring luxurious and dramatic gowns is planned June 22-24 at J.J. Kelly Bridal. Lahav...

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Wedding dress mistakenly donated to Goodwill

SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (AP) — A Massachusetts woman is on a desperate search to find her wedding dress that was mistakenly donated...

News

Jason Wu's first fragrance speaks to his childhood

NEW YORK (AP) — Scents often bring on memories and Jason Wu packed a personal one into his first fragrance, that of jasmine....

Life

Designing woman: Oklahoma's Sierra Snow ready to make her mark

Sierra Snow was 9 when she made a tote bag from a pair of jeans by Justice, a popular brand for tween girls. That simple craft...

News

Marie Antoinette pearls unseen for 200 years to be auctioned

GENEVA (AP) — Sotheby's says it's auctioning a set of natural pearls that once belonged to the famed — or infamous — French...

Business

Fast fashion's Fashion Nova launches menswear for first time

Fast-fashion darling Fashion Nova has launched its first menswear collection.The line, called simply Fashion Nova MEN, includes...

Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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Nigeria's bright, trippy uniforms a hit among World Cup unis

NEW YORK (AP) — Spain, your asymmetry is showing. Nigeria, you're so bright I need shades! Croatia, Russia's fresh out of Big...

Life

Getting married? Luxurious gowns to check out.

Galia Lahav's luxurious bridal gowns coming to J.J. Kelly event.

Business

Designer Louboutin wins case on red soled high-heels

LUXEMBOURG (AP) — The European Union's top court has defended French fashion designer Christian Louboutin's claim to trademark...

News

What Kim's suit, shoes and hairstyle tell us about him

SINGAPORE (AP) — Kim Jong Un was clad in his favorite Mao-style suit, wore the same horn-rimmed glasses and maintained his...

News

Anthony Bourdain's daughter, 11, in concert after his death

NEW YORK (AP) — Anthony Bourdain's 11-year-old daughter performed in a concert just days after her father died of an apparent...

Sports

The Latest: Justify captures Triple Crown, wins Belmont

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest from Saturday's Belmont Stakes (all times local):6:55 p.m.Justify has won the Triple Crown.The...

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Duchess Meghan looks posh in pink for Trooping the Colour event with the Queen, Prince Harry

Not only did the color look gorgeous on her, but the off-the-shoulder style also stood out.

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Moschino hosts a big top bash for circus-themed resort show

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — Leave it to Jeremy Scott to make the circus couture.The Moschino designer known for his whimsical...

News

At a fashion show, Anthony Bourdain, Kate Spade remembered

BURBANK, Calif. (AP) — The celebratory mood at the Moschino's fashion show tinged with sadness over recent deaths of designer...

Life

Get ready, here comes another home collection at Target

Target's new home collection launches June 23

Business

Family-run Prada grooming son to take over in future

VALVIGNA, Italy (AP) — Prada CEO Patrizio Bertelli said Friday the family-owned Italian fashion group has no intention of...

News

French fashion powerhouse Saint Laurent takes New Jersey

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — Saint Laurent decamped from Paris to New Jersey for a menswear show with a shine that matched the...

Business

Casual fashion driving growth in luxury goods industry

MILAN (AP) — A new study shows that casual luxury is driving global sales of high-end apparel, footwear and handbags as...

Life

Awards gala highlights American fashion industry crisis

NEW YORK — The American fashion industry is in crisis. Or perhaps it's just dazed and befuddled by consumers who now have the...

Life

Diane von Furstenberg is ready to wrap it up

Diane von Furstenberg is ready to be done with fashion. The cultural powerhouse known as DVF has a new goal. "I became an...

Health

Kate Spade's husband says she suffered from depression

NEW YORK (AP) — The husband and business partner of designer Kate Spade, who died in an apparent suicide, said she suffered...

News

Gucci donates scrap fabric to migrant dressmaking shop

ROME (AP) — Nigerian women who were trafficked to Italy to work as prostitutes have found work in a handbag and dressmaking...

News

The Latest: Job program for trafficked women gets Gucci gift

TUNIS, Tunisia (AP) — The Latest on the flow of migrants into Europe (all times local):4:10 p.m.Nigerian women who were...

Business

Spade remembered as vibrant and colorful, like her creations

NEW YORK (AP) — Bright. Vibrant. Colorful. And, most essentially, fun.The same words used so often to describe Kate Spade's...

News

Review: By-the-numbers 'Ocean's 8' covers familiar territory

Steven Soderbergh's "Ocean's Eleven" remake is a hard movie to live up to. Its starry charm was backed by a breezy and...

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Celebrities, fashion insiders react to death of Kate Spade

NEW YORK (AP) — Celebrities and fashion insiders react to the apparent suicide of designer Kate Spade:"Fuzzy picture but i love...

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More than a handbag: Fans remember Kate Spade

After Kate Spade's death by apparent suicide on Tuesday, fans mourned the designer and thanked her for fashion that marked...

Business

The Latest: Police say Kate Spade's death likely a suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — The Latest on the death of designer Kate Spade (all times local):2:55 p.m.New York City police have confirmed...

Business

Handbag designer Kate Spade found dead in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Kate Spade, a fashion designer known for her sleek handbags, was found dead in her Park Avenue apartment...

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Miss America drops swimsuit portion and won't judge on looks

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When the Miss America pageant started in 1921, having young women parade around in bathing suits...

News

Law enforcement officials: Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York in apparent suicide

NEW YORK (AP) — Law enforcement officials: Fashion designer Kate Spade found dead in New York in apparent suicide.

Life

Book celebrates Ralph Lauren's 50-year career

Ralph Lauren's 50-year career celebrated in new book

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Designer Raf Simons wins yet again at fashion's CFDA awards

NEW YORK (AP) — Designer Raf Simons scored a repeat win at fashion's glittery awards ceremony Monday night, again displaying...

Business

Flash sale site Rue La La to buy rival Gilt

NEW YORK (AP) — Flash sale site Rue La La said Monday it will buy rival Gilt from department store chain Hudson's Bay as it...

Business

The Latest: Warriors top Cavs 124-114 in OT to open finals

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Latest from the NBA Finals and Thursday's Game 1 (all times local):8:50 p.m.The Golden State...

EPA wants to remove lead from a Superfund site in Bristow to protect its workers

NewsJul 8, 2018

Lead contamination at a former Creek County oil refinery is so extensive the Environmental Protection Agency says it must excavate much of the contamination soon to protect workers who are removing contaminants on the remainder of the property.

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Death and glitter: Gucci hosts France show in Roman ruins

ARLES, France (AP) — Death and the ancient world mingled in the smoky air of Gucci's 2019 cruise fashion show, where celebrity...

Sports

AP PHOTOS: Fascinating! Fancy hats take stage at horse show

DEVON, Pa. (AP) — It's a top equestrian event, but all eyes are on the hats, not the horses.Women and girls showed off their...

Life

Designing woman: Oklahoma's Sierra Snow ready to make her mark

Sierra Snow was 9 when she made a tote bag from a pair of jeans by Justice, a popular brand for tween girls. That simple craft...

Sports

Serena Williams launches fashion collection of her own

NEW YORK (AP) — Serena Williams has launched a fashion collection soon after participating in her first major tennis tournament...

Life

Serena Williams' new clothing line

Tennis great Serena Williams launches women's clothing line

Business

Beyond the plastic gate: Baby-proofing in style

It's a headache known to many new parents: Suddenly, your stylish abode morphs into a menagerie of outlet covers and cabinet...

Sports

Serena's 'Wakanda-inspired' bodysuit about more than fashion

PARIS (AP) — Serena Williams considers the black bodysuit she wore at the French Open much more than a fashion...

Life

New TV competition show focuses on head-to-toe makeovers

New reality series focuses on head-to-toe makeovers

Business

$28.6 million in cash seized in ex-Malaysia PM's graft probe

KUALA LUMPUR, Malaysia (AP) — Malaysian police said Friday the cash stashed in bags at an apartment linked to former Prime...

News

Gucci moves next show to Paris in one-off homage

MILAN (AP) — Gucci creative director Alessandro Michele will pay homage to France by showing his next spring-summer collection...

Life

Meghan Markle's wedding gown was beautiful, but the woman wearing it was unforgettable

The dress isn't everything, but it is a lot. And the Givenchy haute couture gown chosen by Meghan Markle for her marriage to...

Health Department says medical marijuana rollout on schedule despite chaos

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The past two weeks have brought chaos as the Board of Health passed regulations their top lawyer said weren’t legal, two groups sued, the attorney general told the board it overstepped its authority, the top health department lawyer resigned in...

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These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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Oklahoma's drug court program not only saves tax dollars but saves lives

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Without Oklahoma’s drug court program, Cameron Rian Shores says he would be dead. “I can wake up and my life is not in chaos. Every day I don’t have to be sick and tired of being sick and tired," Shores said. Shores, 26, has been a drug addict for...

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Substance abuse, mental illness contribute to Oklahoma's foster care challenges

HealthJul 8, 2018

Oklahoma has been plagued for years by high rates of abuse and neglect of children — statistics driven in large measure by the state's high level of methamphetamine addiction, officials say. Opioid addiction has added to that crisis in recent...

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Oklahoma veteran fought in some of largest naval battles of WW II

NewsJul 2, 2018

William MacKelvie, an Oklahoma veteran, fought in some of WW II's largest naval battles in the Pacific.

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Justice and mercy: Young adults tour Oklahoma County jail

LifeJul 14, 2018

A local pastor recently took a group of young adults from his church for a tour of the Oklahoma County jail to learn about some of the systemic problems plaguing the jail and the criminal justice system that feeds into it.

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