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Mom and daughter redefine blended home, Part 2 of 2

Mom and daughter redefine blended home, Part 2 of 2

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House newcomers get first taste of Washington's power games

WASHINGTON (AP) — The bright-eyed class of incoming members of Congress descended on Washington Tuesday for schooling on the...

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Wood ash from fireplaces, stoves can sometimes help the soil

For gardeners who heat their homes in winter using stoves or fireplaces, good-quality wood ashes can be a soil-amendment bonus....

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New York City's Rockefeller Center Christmas tree goes up

NEW YORK (AP) — The Rockefeller Center Christmas tree is in place and will soon be strung with 50,000 LED lights as one of New...

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Barry Stone, When home inspection reports differ

Barry Stone: When home inspection reports differ

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What to do with all those fall leaves

What to do with all those fall leaves, and a special winter workshop

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

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

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Sears stores, retail stories fit for retelling

Oklahoma City readers join a stroll down Sears memory lane.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Why FSBOs are fizzling

Kenneth R. Harney: Why FSBOs are fizzling.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 10, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 10, 2018.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 10, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 10, 2018.

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Nonprofit interior designer helps clients Focus on Home

Nonprofit works with the Oklahoma Homeless Alliance, Infant Crisis Services and other area agencies, helping clients who are...

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The Latest: Democrats seize control of the House

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on elections to the U.S. House of Representatives (all times local):3:00 a.m.Democrats have won a...

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RIGHT AT HOME: Choosing the perfect sofa for your space

Ask interior designers what the most important element in a room is and many will say that — after wall color — it's the...

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ASK A DESIGNER: Interior doors can add light, personality

Clients are sometimes surprised when home builder and designer Marnie Oursler starts talking about bedroom doors.They expect to...

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Franklinia: a tree with history and beauty

If you have the ears to listen, this tree has a story to tell.Let's go back to 1765 and travel along with American naturalists...

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Liz Weston: At What Age Can You Ignore Your Credit Score?

NEW YORK (AP) — At some point, you'll buy your last car and refinance your last mortgage. Surely then you can stop worrying...

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Memory lane leads to Sears, where else?

Memory lane leads to Sears, where else?

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 3, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 3, 2018

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Barry Stone, Buyer doing self home inspection

Barry Stone: Buyer doing self home inspection

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 3, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 3, 2018.

See the winners of this year's Readers' Choice Awards

LifeAug 26, 2018

Readers’ Choice marks 25 years of the best in OKC

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Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity Lifetime Achievement Award, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Nov. 3, 2018

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity Lifetime Achievement Award, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Nov. 3, 2018.

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A visit with the garlic guru yields advice for homegrown bulbs

A visit with the garlic guru yields advice for homegrown bulbs.

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Fannie and Freddie programs offer options to retirees seeking home loans

Fannie and Freddie programs offer options to retirees seeking home loans.

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Oklahoma County real estate transactions for Nov. 3, 2018

Oklahoma County real estate transactions for Nov. 3, 2018.

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Plants won't notice time change

Plants won't notice time change.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's gardening community

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's gardening community.

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Park to be carved from old Lone Oak Farms

Park to be carved from old Lone Oak Farms.

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Mom, daughter, son-in-law combine to blend home, Part 1 of 2

Mom, daughter, son-in-law combine to blend home, Part 1 of 2.

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Paul Bianchina: Your annual DIY checklist for fall chores

Paul Bianchina: Your annual DIY checklist for fall chores.

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Picking out a new sofa? Sites offer design advice for cheap

NEW YORK (AP) — Hiring an interior designer is expensive, and the chances of an HGTV host bursting through your doors are slim....

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Recycle that: Many household items find surprising new lives

From packaging to clothing to cigarette butts, more and more everyday items that once were destined for landfills are being...

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Report: Human error blamed in woman's death after power cut

NEWARK, N.J. (AP) — An investigation into the death of a 68-year-old New Jersey woman who died this summer after her...

Health

Gum, bottled water, pizza bagels want to be called 'healthy'

NEW YORK (AP) — Pizza bagels, chewing gum and bottled water want to play a starring new role in our diets: Foods that can be...

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Japanese spinning tops tell stories, aim for playfulness

It once was thought that the Japanese tradition of carving Edo-style spinning tops had been lost. It turned out it had just...

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Dish gardens bring gardening inside for the winter

There's no need for gardeners to go dormant along with their landscape when cold weather arrives. Arranging plants in small...

Health

Colorado lawsuit could ripple through US cannabis industry

DENVER (AP) — A federal trial in Colorado could have far-reaching effects on the United States' budding marijuana industry if a...

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Time to check smoke alarms, be careful with space heaters and fireplaces as weather turns cooler

Check smoke alarms and take extra precautions with fireplaces and space heaters as the weather turns cooler and fire calls will...

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Will we have good fall colors? And why are all these twigs falling?

Will we have good fall colors? And why are all these twigs falling?

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'The feel of Gatewood'

Three homes, a garden and midcentury Flamingo Apartments will be on the Sunday tour.

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Wreath revival

Upcoming book, "Wreaths," offers a new twist on the circular form.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 27, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 27, 2018.

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Street of Dreams wraps up Sunday

Street of Dreams wraps up Sunday.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 27, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 27, 2018.

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Heated bathroom floors hit hot OKC apartment market

Tulsan Ed Leinbach spares no amenity in competing with other upscale developers and their luxury apartments.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's gardening community

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's gardening community.

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The Oklahoman's real estate notes for Oct. 27, 2018

The Oklahoman's real estate notes for Oct. 27, 2018.

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Which is better at valuing your home, you or a computer program?

Which is better at valuing your home, you or a computer program?

Business

Speaking of aging-in-place and universal design

The Oklahoma City Mayor's Committee on Disability Concerns presented awards to people who work or volunteer countless hours for...

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Tree for All

Myriad Gardens’ Tree Giveaway and Sale Presented by Cox Communications.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 27, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 27, 2018.

Getting 'Radical'

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Tim Barringer is aware that the concept of “Victorian Radicals” might seem strange and surprising. “You usually use those words in separate sentences: Victorian means like Grandma's closet, cakes — Victoria's Secret. I don't know, it has a...

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Halloween safety takes a village of the living

HouseLogic.com presents "7 Trick-or-Treat Safety Tips that Every Homeowner Should Know." Paw Paw and his house kitties approve...

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The Latest: Muncy homer in 18th lifts Dodgers past Boston

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local):12:30 a.m.Max Muncy ended the longest World Series game...

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Study: Storm caused $158 million in damage to Florida crops

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — A new study says Florida crops suffered $158 million in damages from Hurricane Michael.The report released...

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Woman who created green bean casserole dies at 92

HADDONFIELD, N.J. (AP) — The woman who created a Thanksgiving staple enjoyed by millions — the green bean casserole — has died...

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Designing for dining: tablescapes from Napoleon til now

NEW YORK (AP) — From the age of Napoleon to Depression-era America and beyond, often-unsung designers have brought life to the...

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Harry Potter party crafts thrive years after books

For crafty Harry Potter fans, throwing a party themed to the stories can be the ultimate DIY labor of love.Two excuses for...

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Garden cleanup shouldn't be too thorough

Dead leaves on the ground, dead stems on trees and shrubs, dead plants where flowers and vegetables once strutted their stuff —...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 20, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 20, 2018.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 20, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Oct. 20, 2018.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 20, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Oct. 20, 2018.

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Churchill-Brown adds 2 agents

Churchill-Brown adds 2 agents

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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'Bite the dog,' buy this book, learn PR

Gary Schneeberger long ago morphed into the best kind of public relations pro: one who worked in news first.

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Builders dare to dream

Eight luxury homes are featured on the Street of Dreams, organized by Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association in The Falls...

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Barry Stone, Old garage has no firewall

Barry Stone: Old garage has no firewall.

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Rodd Moesel, Flirty freeze freaks out fall

Rodd Moesel: Flirty freeze freaks out fall.

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Columnist Marni Jameson's guide helps downsizers decide what to save, what to let go

In "Downsizing the Family Home: A Workbook," columnist Marni Jameson is a friend walking with you as you "reflect, record and...

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The photogenic dahlia stages a comeback, and steals the show

The photogenic dahlia stages a comeback, and steals the show.

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Marni Jameson, Trouble finding a contractor? Join the club

Marni Jameson: Trouble finding a contractor? Join the club.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Does going green net you more green when selling your home?

Kenneth R. Harney: Does going green net you more green when selling your home?

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Historic homes tour set in Guthrie

Historic homes tour set in Guthrie.

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NYT: Condo owners vote to strip Trump name from building

NEW YORK (AP) — Another building is stripping Trump off its entrance.The New York Times reported Wednesday that residents of...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Oct. 13, 2018, the Parkridge

The Oklahoman's house plan for Oct. 13, 2018, the Parkridge.

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RIGHT AT HOME: Preparing a swoon-worthy vacation rental

If you're thinking of listing your home as a vacation rental, have a listen to what travelers say makes a space inviting and...

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WHICHCRAFT: Leaving no stone unturned for painted rocks

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — A little over a year ago, my twin sister and I celebrated our birthday with a hike, and it was so much fun...

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Fragile trees, shrubs need some help getting through winter

Winterizing fragile trees and shrubs is a simple and prudent exercise in landscape management. Mulching and watering before the...

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The rains came down and the homes went up

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

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

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

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Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

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

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

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Garden tour to benefit OU Breast Institute

Garden tour to benefit OU Breast Institute.

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Builders offer aging-in-place courses

Builders offer aging-in-place courses

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Tour historic homes this weekend

Heritage Hills Historic Homes Tour is Saturday, Sunday.

Being happy relies on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Bill O’Hanlon, psychotherapist, author and inspirational speaker, says being happy rests on four things and the acronym is easy to remember ― S.O.A.P.

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Barry Stone, Copper pipes leaking under house

Barry Stone: Copper pipes leaking under house

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Tweet these interesting realty news items

Tweet these interesting realty news items.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

Tour soars beyond your dream home

"Comfortable," "cozy" and "spacious" define most people's dream home, survey says.

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Agent earns luxury designation

Agent earns luxury designation

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 13, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 13, 2018.

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

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

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Design nonprofit to benefit from sale

Design nonprofit to benefit from sale

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Fall tips, plus a special local garden tour

Fall tips, plus a special local garden tour.

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Seeking a reverse mortgage?

Kenneth R. Harney: New options open for homeowners seeking a reverse mortgage.

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Seminar set on senior independent living

Seminar set on senior independent living.

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Too smart for their own hood?

Marni Jameson: Homes are getting too smart for their own hood.

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Garden Tour for Connoisseurs is Saturday

Garden Tour for Connoisseurs is Saturday.

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Senate backs plan for new tribal village in Washington state

YAKIMA, Wash. (AP) — The U.S. Senate has backed a plan to build a tribal village along the Columbia River in Washington state...

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World War II explosive was being used as a garden decoration

VERO BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Air Force explosive experts removed a World War II-era artillery rocket that was being used as a garden...

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'Changed Forever': Florida Panhandle devastated by Michael

PANAMA CITY, Fla. (AP) — The devastation inflicted by Hurricane Michael came into focus Thursday with rows upon rows of homes...

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Russian suspect in UK poisoning is hero to his home village

LOYGA, Russia (AP) — As the recipient of Russia's highest award, Alexander Mishkin is the pride of his home village, his photo...

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Street of Dreams

Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association presents the Street of Dreams, a tour of luxury homes, through Oct. 28 in The Falls,...

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Living in a 17th century house has its tradeoffs

BOSTON (AP) — What does it take to make a 17th century house livable today?Ask Barbara Kurze, who lives at the James Blake...

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Rx for missing your college student: care-package parties

Eighteen years after Diana Sutera Mow gained an instant family with the arrival of her twins, her Southern California home...

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Sunny days, cool nights bring out the best color in leaves

Sugar maples, native to the forests of eastern Canada and northern parts of the Central and Eastern United States, paint the...

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Facebook wants people to invite its cameras into their homes

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Facebook is launching the first electronic device to bear its brand, a screen and camera-equipped gadget...

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

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

Business

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

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

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Investors breathe new life into Norman neighborhood

Investors breathe new life into Norman's Ashton Grove neighborhood

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Tariff war fallout, rising cost of home remodeling

Tariff war fallout, rising cost of home remodeling

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

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

Business

Fresh communiqués from the (trade) war front

Devils and eels are in the details.

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Five stops on Garden Tour for Connoisseurs

Five stops on Garden Tour for Connoisseurs

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Fall is all that and more in the garden

Fall is all that and more in the garden

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

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

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Oct. 6, 2018, the Odessa

The Oklahoman's house plan for Oct. 6, 2018, the Odessa.

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Legacy preserved

Heritage Hills Historic Homes Tour set for Oct. 13-14.

Sandi Patty gives 'Voice' to grace, faith

Life3 days ago

In her new book "The Voice," gospel recording artist Sandi Patty describes a period in her life when she felt voiceless and how she began to listen to the Lord's voice to find her own.

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Fireplace, stove maintenance are essential

Fireplace, stove maintenance are essential.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 6, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Oct. 6, 2018.

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Aluminum wiring sparks hot anger

Aluminum wiring sparks hot anger.

Business

Make your home fall into line with season

Autumn is here. Halloween is coming. And we should all take a fall leaf from Martha Stewart’s playbook.

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Marie Kondo on the 4 obstacles to decluttering

Marie Kondo on the four obstacles to decluttering.

Health

Nebraska toddler dies of trauma in wind-tossed inflatable

LINCOLN, Neb. (AP) — A 2-year-old Nebraska boy was killed and his sister was injured when wind tore a giant inflatable from its...

Business

Interior Secretary announces $3M Boston Navy yard project

BOSTON (AP) — Interior Secretary Ryan Zinke has announced plans to redevelop the old Navy yard in Boston that's home to the USS...

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ASK A DESIGNER: Creating the perfect kitchen island

Interior designer Abbe Fenimore knew that adding a kitchen island was one of the most important decisions she'd make in...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Heavy metal in the kitchen

Cast iron, once a common material for pots and pans, has tended in recent years to be used most visibly by either pro chefs or...

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Attract more birds to your yard by 'birdscaping'

Food, water and shelter are the basic requirements for attracting birds to your yard. But you can boost the number and variety...

News

Stella McCartney embraces roots, advises animal activists

PARIS (AP) — An on-form Stella McCartney presented her first Paris Fashion Week collection since taking full control of her...

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

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

Business

Join the Route 66 Trail drive

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

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

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

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

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

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Bona fide, verified, Certified

Oklahoma State Home Builders Association lauded for voluntary builder upgrades.

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Even without flowers, foliage that's fit for a castle

Even without flowers, foliage that's fit for a castle.

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Oklahoma City fall home tours are afoot

Linwood Place, Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, Heritage Hills, Street of Dreams, and Gatewood: Here's a rundown on what's coming up.

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Fall is time to plant spring flowering bulbs

Fall is time to plant spring flowering bulbs.

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

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

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Sometimes housecleaning is an outside job

Marni Jameson: Sometimes housecleaning is an outside job.

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

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

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 29, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 29, 2018.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 29, 2018, the Bakersfield

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 29, 2018, the Bakersfield.

Business

Future smart homes will have roll-up TVs, a brain-wave bath

Future smart homes will have roll-up TVs, a brain-wave bath.

Business

Barry Stone, The gas man outdid our home inspector

Barry Stone: The gas man outdid our home inspector.

Business

Paul Bianchina, A great showerhead makes for a great shower

Paul Bianchina: A great showerhead makes for a great shower.

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Americans' credit scores hit record high

Kenneth R. Harney: Americans' credit scores hit record high.

News

New Hampshire pumpkin called heaviest in North America

DEERFIELD, N.H. (AP) — A New Hampshire man has grown a pumpkin that appears to be the largest in the nation.An organization...

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Denzel Washington launches August Wilson House renovation

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Actor Denzel Washington has helped mark the start of renovations at playwright August Wilson's childhood home...

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Rest assured: Waterbed revival promises comfort, not sex

TAMARAC, Fla. (AP) — Waterbeds still elicit a wink, wink, nudge, nudge whenever they come up in conversation — but two pioneers...

Business

Met Exhibit: how Chippendale became a household name

NEW YORK (AP) — A small but elegant exhibit tucked amid the American period rooms on the second floor of the Metropolitan...

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Natural light sets a nice mood, and builders seek more of it

The first year that Bob Webb Homes used transom windows in the showcase house the company built for a home tour, visitors...

The OK -- The Health Issue

HealthAug 5, 2018

I turned seven in 1968, the youngest of four, but old enough to remember the dinner table disagreements that sometimes grew heated. My dad, a combat veteran of World War II, at that point, still supported America's involvement in Vietnam. My...

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Autumn's a good time for making compost, and a bin is key

Garden cleanup, lawn mowing and falling leaves all provide materials that make autumn a good time of year for composting.No...

Business

Why the 'gig' economy may not be the workforce of the future

WASHINGTON (AP) — The "gig" economy might not be the new frontier for America's workforce after all.From Uber to TaskRabbit to...

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Jeter's Marlins finish as poorest home draw since 2004 Expos

MIAMI (AP) — The 25th anniversary of the Marlins franchise was seen by the fewest fans at home in team history.The Marlins...

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Tresnjak makes Met Opera debut in 'Samson et Dalila'

NEW YORK (AP) — Darko Tresnjak thought back to November 2016, when he headed to the acclaimed modernist home designed by...

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Art exhibit canceled amid concerns over Trump satire

FALMOUTH, Mass. (AP) — An art exhibit satirizing President Donald Trump has been canceled at a town arts center after its...

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

In with the new means out with the old first

Marni Jameson, in with the new means out with the old first.

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Onslaught of offers to buy houses troubles elderly, others

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

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Linwood is the place

The Linwood Place Tour of Historic Homes will be from 1 to 5 p.m. Sept. 30 in Oklahoma City.

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Hardy mums, pumpkins, gourds, pansies take spotlight

Hardy mums, pumpkins, gourds, pansies take spotlight

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More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes

Kenneth R. Harney, More borrowers faking their incomes, employment to buy homes.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 22

The Listing of the Week is a two-story home with views of lakes and three fairways in the Cottages at Rose Creek addition in...

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Couple provide the luxury beach experience for their guests

Couple provide the luxury beach experience for their guests.

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

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

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Society sets garden tour

The 2018 Garden Tour for Connoisseurs, presented by the Oklahoma Horticultural Society, will be from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Oct. 13,...

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Opportunity knocks 8,700 times for capital investors

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

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 22, 2018, the Northbrook

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 22, 2018, the Northbrook.

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Plaza District Festival is set for Sept. 29

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

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

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

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Jack White donates $30K for Oklahoma house in 'Outsiders'

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Grammy winner Jack White is helping preserve a piece of 1980s movie history.Management for the former White...

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Churchill's next project to offer rooftop views of the Derby

LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Churchill Downs is adding rooftop views to its lineup of high-dollar seating for the Kentucky Derby.The...

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Walk into my parlor: Greek spiders spin giant web over shore

ATHENS, Greece (AP) — It's not quite the World Wide Web — but the spiders of Aitoliko in Greece have made a good start.Spurred...

Business

Heating ducts hiding asbestos?

Heating ducts hiding asbestos?

Business

Paul Bianchina, Crawlspace vapor barrier is important protection for your home

Paul Bianchina: Crawlspace vapor barrier is important protection for your home.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 15, 2018, the Suncrest

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 15, 2018, the Suncrest.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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Parade of Homes Hit Parade

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, continues Saturday and Sunday...

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Price Tower commons charrette, garden tour, Plaza District Festival, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Price Tower commons charrette, garden tour, Plaza District Festival, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 15, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 15, 2018.

Business

Should Realtors' ethics violations be available to the public?

Should Realtors' ethics violations be available to the public?

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Marni Jameson, Great design takes center court at U.S. Open

Marni Jameson: Great design takes center court at U.S. Open

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Rains don't dampen Parade of Homes Fall Classic

Homebuilder Prinston Wilson plans to take notes while in Seattle How do builders build when it rains so much?

Reflections on Stan Lee, who marveled a generation

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In the 1960s, Marvel Comics writer and editor Stan Lee was the first to give super-heroes personable flaws, to make their secret identities more relatable to the average reader. It worked phenomenally, and characters such as Spider-Man, Thor, the...

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Heritage Hills home tour set for Oct. 13-14

Heritage Hills home tour set for Oct. 13-14.

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How to attract beautiful songbirds to your backyard

By taking a few simple measures, you can give birds an incentive to visit your backyard.

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Fall is the best time to plant most trees and shrubs

Fall is the best time to plant most trees and shrubs

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 15, 2018.

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Commercial Real Estate Summit, Heritage Hills Home Tour set, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Commercial Real Estate Summit, Heritage Hills Home Tour set, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Hope is on the horizon for homebuyers in gig economy

Hope is on the horizon for homebuyers in gig economy

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 8, 2018, the Bristol

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 8, 2018, the Bristol.

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

Barry Stone, Garage door opener has no safety reverse

Barry Stone: Garage door opener has no safety reverse.

Business

What would Roger Miller say? HUD snuffs out smoking in public housing

But smoking has become another sin — social or otherwise — that only those of some wealth and privilege can enjoy.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Help your garden fall into order

In Oklahoma, this is the month we start to transition into fall and we start getting our trees, shrubs and lawn ready for winter.

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Marni Jameson, 7 ways to make travel-inspired decor look at home

Marni Jameson: 7 ways to make travel-inspired decor look at home

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Weeding out the most toxic kinds of vegetation

Weeding out the most toxic kinds of vegetation

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 8, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 8, 2018.

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Three agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties

Three agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties.

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No illusion, Mirage Homes takes spotlight in Parade of Homes Fall Classic

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, presented by the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, continues through Sept. 16 with...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 8, 2018

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It takes brains to sell a house

When logic fails to get across the value of high-performance homes, it falls to emotion to communicate, says Gord Cooke, a...

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Oklahoma Building Summit builds up trade expo

In addition to seeing about 70 exhibits, on Thursday builders and others will hear experts on sales, marketing and customer...

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Sunflowers, The garden's late-summer stars

Sunflowers: The garden's late-summer stars.

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Kenneth R. Harney: Lower credit scores, higher debt ratios opening opportunities for new homebuyers

Kenneth R. Harney: Lower credit scores, higher debt ratios opening opportunities for new homebuyers.

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Julia Laughlin, Dividing, multiplying your iris and daylilies

Julia Laughlin: Dividing, multiplying your iris and daylilies

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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Urban Air landing, St. Jude winner, free landfill day, real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Real Estate Notes: Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018.

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Construction topics frame Building Summit

"Fortified Home" construction, "lean building," and high-performance homes are among the topics to be explored.

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Barry Stone: Leaking washer floods house

Barry Stone: Leaking washer floods house.

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Parade of Homes spotlight to shine on once-remote stretch of NW 150

Deer Creek Village is among several neighborhoods and 100-plus new homes to be featured Sept. 8-16 in the Parade of Homes Fall...

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Marni Jameson: Last kid, first apartment calls for soft landing

Marni Jameson: Last kid, first apartment calls for soft landing.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 1, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 1, 2018.

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Trump's HUD emphasizes Section 3 jobs, training

Regional HUD administrator spreads the word about the jobs and training requirements of the 1968 Housing and Urban Development...

John Grisham-supported candidate loses Oklahoma DA race

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Oklahoma district attorney said he was flabbergasted that best-selling author John Grisham supported his challenger in the Nov. 6 general election.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 1, 2018, the Heartcrest

The Oklahoman's house plan for Sept. 1, 2018, the Heartcrest.

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Mesta Festa set for Sept. 23

Mesta Festa set for Sept. 23

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Heritage Hills bike tour set

Heritage Hills bike tour set.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 1, 2018.

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Hot property is curing what ailed Medicine Park

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

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Homes sweet homes

Language and the intricacies of finance are no obstacles for Derrick Tran and Allison Mai Tran (no relation), Realtors who...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Sellers' price-cutting trend could be good news for buyers

Kenneth R. Harney: Sellers' price-cutting trend could be good news for buyers.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 25, 2018, the Reynolds

The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 25, 2018, the Reynolds.

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Medicine Park is alive and well

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

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

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

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Wet, cool weather yields rare, green August

Wet, cool weather yields rare, green August.

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Millennials, freak back in and raise your credit score

Here are some things to do, from Douglas Boneparth, a certified financial planner who specializes in millennials and wrote "The...

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The horticulture industry's age problem is bigger than you think

The horticulture industry's age problem is bigger than you think.

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VegFest coming to Oklahoma City

VegFest coming to Oklahoma City.

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Marni Jameson, Dumpster diving diva takes trash to new level

Marni Jameson: Dumpster diving diva takes trash to new level

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Barry Stone, Why should copper gas connectors be replaced?

Barry Stone: Why should copper gas connectors be replaced?

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 25, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 25, 2018.

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

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

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Reupholster or replace? It's not an easy answer

Reupholster or replace? It's not an easy answer.

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

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

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

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

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Stories flesh out statistics of eviction

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

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Federal law fogs pot's promise for real estate

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

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Lawn and home exhibitors unpack for show at Cox Convention Center

The Oklahoma City Renovation & Landscaping Show continues Saturday and Sunday, featuring exhibits and demonstrations with...

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Kenneth R. Harney: Frozen credit files can slow mortgage process

Kenneth R. Harney: Frozen credit files can slow mortgage process.

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Marni Jameson, How to love coming home

Marni Jameson: How to love coming home

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Barry Stone, Homeowner can’t find source of foul odor

Barry Stone: Homeowner can’t find source of foul odor

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Faux foam, mock maple, How to spot misleading furniture labels

Faux foam, mock maple: How to spot misleading furniture labels.

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Mesta Park home renovation gets a turn on HGTV

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

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Paul Bianchina, Testing for broken window seals not an easy task

Paul Bianchina: Testing for broken window seals not an easy task.

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The blue ribbon could be yours at the Oklahoma County Free Fair

The blue ribbon could be yours at the Oklahoma County Free Fair.

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4 tips to help you rent out your space like a pro

4 tips to help you rent out your space like a pro.

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Millennial homebuying news goes from good to bad to worse

Experian and ValueInsured offer sobering statistics on millennial home buying plans and expectations.

20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

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QUESTION: Why do print and television reporters uses the wrong word for headwear? The “Make America Great Again” cap is always incorrectly referred to as a “hat.” It is a cap and not a hat. A cap has a long bill and no brim; a hat has a brim but...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 18, 2018, the Lantana.

The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 18, 2018, the Lantana.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 18, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 18, 2018

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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

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

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To beat the summer slog, try a little fall garden planning.

To beat the summer slog, try a little fall garden planning.

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

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

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OKC location is CoreLogic-al

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

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Rent control fuels costliest fight on California 2018 ballot

SACRAMENTO, Calif. (AP) — A Los Angeles-based health care nonprofit known for funding controversial ballot measures is waging...

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Extras add up on furniture order

Designer Ken Olsen and Bondi Coley, spokeswoman for Lee Industries, offered some finer points of sectional selection.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018.

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Wilshire Gardens sale, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018

REAL ESTATE NOTES: Wilshire Gardens sale, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018.

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Barry Stone, Ongoing maintenance troubles homeowner

Barry Stone: Ongoing maintenance troubles homeowner

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Habitat open house features OKC addition

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity will have open house from 2 to 4 p.m. Aug. 10-11 at 8132 NW 71 to kick off phase 2 of its...

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Rodd Moesel, Moderate heat, summer rains make plants happy

Rodd Moesel: Moderate heat, summer rains make plants happy.

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Artist captures 'ghost voices' of an abandoned past

Artist captures "ghost voices" of an abandoned past.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 11, 2018, the Eagleton

The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 11, 2018, the Eagleton.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 11, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 11, 2018.

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St. Jude Dream Home open, tickets for sale

St. Jude Dream Home open, tickets for sale.

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Kenneth R. Harney, 'Score Planner' tool offers customized path to better credit

Kenneth R. Harney: 'Score Planner' tool offers customized path to better credit.

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Thomas Jefferson's smart home

Evidence of Jefferson's genius abounds at Monticello, his estate in Virginia.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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Oklahoma County Free Fair is coming soon

Oklahoma County Free Fair is coming soon.

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Trump, at golf club, intent on projecting he's hard at work

BEDMINSTER, N.J. (AP) — President Donald Trump is spending his summer vacation at his golf club in New Jersey. Wait, don't call...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Aug. 11, 2018.

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Secretly handmade for CIA: Pottery from Poland

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — A newly declassified secret of the CIA's is the handiwork of experts in Poland: custom-made plates, bowls...

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Fruits of their labor

Churches and other faith-based groups see community gardens as a way to offer both tangible aid and spiritual fellowship to...

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African refugee grows homeland's bitter eggplants in Vermont

COLCHESTER, Vt. (AP) — After surviving refugee camps in Africa, Janine Ndagijimana settled in Vermont and began to dream of...

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Correction: Fall Homes-Indoor Greenhouses story

In a story Aug. 7 about indoor greenhouses, The Associated Press misspelled Scotts Miracle-Gro and its AeroGarden product. In...

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'Making It': Cutting and gluing without being cut-throat

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — They made you laugh, but can they make you craft?"Parks and Recreation" co-stars Amy Poehler and Nick...

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White House undergoes renovations with Trump in New Jersey

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House says the Oval Office is undergoing "needed renovations" while President Donald Trump is in...

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Ask a Designer: Closet organization that lasts

Most people don't start out with a messy closet. Even when a closet is carefully organized at the beginning, however, it might...

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Many plants can be poisonous to pets and livestock

Not all plants are wholesome for foraging animals.Certain species of milkweed, for example, that are highly valued as host...

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Downsizing support makes moving less overwhelming for retirees

By the time you are ready to retire, downsize, and enjoy a simpler life, chances are you have accumulated a lot of stuff. When...

Floral prints bloom for fall

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Florals in the spring are a given. But for fall fashion? Not so much. That's what makes this trend even more appealing this season. These are dark florals, more autumnal, said Cindi Shelby, director of new stylists for Worth New York. “More...

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Barry Stone, Hot and cold debate over tub faucets

Barry Stone: Hot and cold debate over tub faucets

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Kenneth R. Harney, Escrow-free loans raise credit-risk questions

Kenneth R. Harney: Escrow-free loans raise credit-risk questions.

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Clean design enlivens fundraising St. Jude Dream Home

This year's fundraising home for St. Jude Children's Research Hospital is at 2300 NW 220 Terrace in Addington Farms addition,...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018.

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New agents at Berkshire Hathaway

New agents at Berkshire Hathaway.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 4, 2018, the Littlefield

The Oklahoman's house plan for Aug. 4, 2018, the Littlefield.

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Manufactured housing guide hitched to trailers

The star rating system for manufactured housing parks historically indicated services offered, not quality, per se, to...

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Central Oklahoma Habitat to hold open house, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity to hold open house, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018.

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The frugal snoot

The Frugal Snoot: 13 ways to live better for less.

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Renovation and Landscaping Show ahead

Renovation & Landscaping Show ahead.

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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How to set up a study zone for your child's success

How to set up a study zone for your child's success.

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Get ready for fall gardening now

Now's the time to get ready for fall gardening.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 4, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Aug. 4, 2018.

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Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity Open House is Aug. 11-12

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity Open House is Aug. 11-12

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018

Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for Aug. 4, 2018.

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Dramatic video shows Florida officer saving choking baby

PALM BEACH GARDENS, Fla. (AP) — A Florida police officer is being credited with saving the life of a 14-month-old girl who was...

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Musician Levon Helm's Arkansas home on Historic Register

MARVELL, Ark. (AP) — The eastern Arkansas home of The Band musician Levon Helm has been added to the state Register of Historic...

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Monarchs and milkweed, at a glance

Some facts about monarch butterflies and the milkweed plants they need to survive:THE BUTTERFLY—The migratory monarch...

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A makeover for milkweed, for the sake of butterflies

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — For generations, North American farmers have despised milkweed and done their best to rid their lands of it....

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RIGHT AT HOME: Diaper bags get a stylish update

In generations past, the array of baby paraphernalia needed by new parents was carried in cumbersome totes of heavy plastic,...

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Cereus: a cactus that blooms just a few nights a year

I recently had the honor of being invited to what sounded like a "serious" little party. Actually, it was a "cereus" party,...

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Stinky 'corpse flower' expected to bloom in California

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A so-called corpse flower known for the rotten stench it releases appeared close to blooming Monday at the...

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White House restores question to Trump-Putin transcript

WASHINGTON (AP) — The White House has updated its transcript of President Donald Trump's news conference with Russian President...

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Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

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Harvey Parkway office sale, other commercial real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018

Harvey Parkway office sale, other commercial real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018.

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Kenneth R. Harney, Closing costs can bust a homebuyer's budget

Kenneth R. Harney: Closing costs can bust a homebuyer's budget.

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Homes or cars, Kalidy works with customers in difficult conditions

Homes or cars, Sabih Kalidy works with customers in difficult conditions.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 28, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for July 28, 2018.

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Marni Jameson, There's no such thing as 'just white' paint

Marni Jameson: There's no such thing as 'just white' paint

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Berkshire Hathaway adds 2 agents

Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties adds 2 agents.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018.

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With coffee this good, you'll look forward to the morning grind

With coffee this good, you'll look forward to the morning grind.

Three lingering questions after Bedlam

Sports2 days ago

Oklahoma State had a strong performance in the 48-47 Bedlam loss, but questions remain with only two games remaining in the season

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Myth, It takes 20 percent down to buy a house

The safeguard provided lenders by mortgage insurance — paid for by the borrower — is why relatively few people actually pay 20...

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Seven questions you should ask yourself before the DIY is cast

Seven questions you should ask yourself before the DIY is cast

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Barry Stone, Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector

Barry Stone: Septic problem not uncovered by home inspector

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The rewarding buzz of watching honeybees at work

The rewarding buzz of watching honeybees at work.

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The Oklahoman's house plan for July 28, 2018, the Meriweather

The Oklahoman's house plan for July 28, 2018, the Meriweather.

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Rodd Moesel, Summer daylight not just longer, but more intense

Rodd Moesel: Summer daylight not just longer, but more intense.

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Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway

Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices Anderson Properties metro-area offices.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for July 28, 2018.

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'Urban island effect' compounds Phoenix's sweltering heat

PHOENIX (AP) — When temperatures soar as they have this week in downtown Phoenix, homeless people ride the air-conditioned...

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Class planned on smudging with culinary herbs in Norman

The Cleveland County Master Gardener Association will be conducting a class on 'Smudging With Culinary Herbs' on Aug. 4.

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Apartment owners selling faster on robust demand, brokerage says

Owners are more willing to sell than in recent years of a decade-long-plus rise in property prices, and that could signal a...

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So you want a new kitchen? Tips for starting the process

So you want a new kitchen? Whether you're considering designing a kitchen using your own architect, a kitchen planner hired...

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Paul Bianchina, Concrete and cement mixes, there’s one for every situation

Paul Bianchina: Concrete and cement mixes, there’s one for every situation.

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Japan's declutter queen Marie Kondo expands her empire

NEW YORK (AP) — People often ask Japanese tidying queen Marie Kondo what containers they need to achieve her brand of...