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Sunflower oil doesn't have to be stuck in neutral

As a recipe writer, I've asked you countless times to reach for canola "or another neutral oil." But what if vegetable oil...

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4 tips on teaching emotional, social skills through craft

Teaching kids social and emotional skills is getting renewed attention, and arts and crafts are a good way to do that, at home...

Business

The Latest: Zimbabwe troops assaulting people in capital

HARARE, Zimbabwe (AP) — The Latest on Zimbabwe's deadly unrest (all times local):7:45 p.m.Witnesses say Zimbabwean soldiers are...

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Lagerfeld does not appear at Chanel show due to being tired

PARIS (AP) — Chanel's octogenarian designer Karl Lagerfeld, who has looked increasingly frail in recent seasons, did not come...

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Woodpecker damage? Try scare tactics, redirection

Woodpeckers, flickers and sapsuckers may be fun for birders to watch but they can be troublesome — pecking holes in dwellings,...

Health

German farmers protest agro-industry, back healthy foods

BERLIN (AP) — Thousands of farmers from across Germany and their supporters have protested at Berlin's landmark Brandenburg...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 19, 2019

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 19, 2019.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019.

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Marni Jameson, Inspiration should spark a room’s design

Marni Jameson: A little bird told me: Inspiration should spark a room’s design

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Dealing with ice storm damage

Dealing with ice storm damage.

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Jan. 19, 2019.

Business

The home sale behind you is larger than it appears

In 2017, home sales in Oklahoma came to $25.2 billion-with-a-B, or 13.4 percent of the gross state product, according to the...

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Late Lindsay couple's favorite charities to benefit from land, minerals auction

Schrader Real Estate and Auction Co. will conduct the auction Jan. 31, including a 237-acre bottom land farm in Garvin County...

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Oklahoma County property transactions for Jan. 19. 2019

Oklahoma County property transactions for Jan. 19. 2019.

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Barry Stone, How to choose a home inspector

Barry Stone: How to choose a home inspector.

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Home and garden notes for Jan. 19

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

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Kenneth R. Harney, Your DIY project didn't turn out quite right? You've got company

Kenneth R. Harney: Your DIY project didn't turn out quite right? You've got company.

Business

Consumer Electronic Show leaves homes to their own devices

Dan Reeves of Landmark Fine Homes come back from Las Vegas loaded with ideas for his next concept home in Norman, Oklahoma.

Business

Shutdown stalls National Register nominations, tax credit project review

Work in Washington stopped immediately when the National Park Service shut down with other government agencies nearly a month...

Health

Court stays eviction of Connecticut herbalist's widower

HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — An appeals court has temporarily stopped the eviction of the widower of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier...

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Florists to duke it out in Philly at Interflora World Cup

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — This year's theme at the Philadelphia Flower Show might be "Flower Power" but not all events at the annual...

The OK Photo Issue

HealthDec 9, 2018

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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Business

Removing junk is their treasure

Founded by Jerry Flanagan, a retired U.A. Army veteran known as JDog in the service, the franchise company is specifically...

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Apps let everyone help track health of insect populations

More challenging than birdwatching and not nearly as popular, insect-watching — noting and sharing exactly what one sees and...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Serious decor with a fun, playful edge

Dorothy Draper once said of her decorating projects, "I always put in one controversial item. It makes people talk."The...

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Poppies are tougher than they look and can be sown early

With seeds as fine as dust and flower petals as delicate as fairy shawls, it might seem that poppies are too fragile to have...

Business

Rodd Moesel, Houseplants help reduce cabin fever

Rodd Moesel: Houseplants help reduce cabin fever.

Business

Homes For Our Troops is building a house for a disabled vet in Newcastle

Homes For Our Troops has built 270 specially adapted homes across the country since it was founded in 2004. The program is...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 12, 2019

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Jan. 12, 2019.

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Security systems could steal the show

Alert 360, ADT Security, CTZ Enterprises LLC-Vivint Home Security, and Security Options are home security companies scheduled...

Business

Surely economic anxiety, uncertainty will follow me all the days, all the days of my life

Anxiety and uncertainty — always in the economic outlook for anyone with any sense — are still in the headlines for 2019 and 2020.

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Federal shutdown creating mortgage victims

Kenneth R. Harney: Federal shutdown creating mortgage victims.

Business

Marni Jameson, Advice for finding a contractor applies to finding a mate, too

Marni Jameson: Advice for finding a contractor applies to finding a mate, too

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Barry Stone, Anatomy of a French drain

Barry Stone: Anatomy of a French drain.

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 12, 2019.

Business

US aviation system is starting to show strains from shutdown

The partial government shutdown is starting to strain the national aviation system, with unpaid security screeners staying...

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ASK A DESIGNER: Small touches create a great master bathroom

It's easy to design a gorgeous master bathroom if you have a huge budget. But with the right choices, says interior designer...

Business

Making your own home-cleaning products? Some pro tips

To reduce waste and avoid unnecessary plastic bottles and chemicals — and to save money — many people are opting to make...

Business

Espalier pruning has artistic and practical benefits

Espalier design is an ancient pruning practice that fashions fruit trees, vines or flowering shrubs into artistic,...

Business

Home items are getting smarter and creepier, like it or not

NEW YORK (AP) — One day, finding an oven that just cooks food may be as tough as buying a TV that merely lets you change...

Business

Group is out to restore, respect NE 23

The aim is to preserve the rich African American history of Oklahoma City's NE 23 and rekindle its vibrant cultural and...

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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 Jan. 5, 2019

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Jan. 5, 2019.

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7 financial habits you should leave in 2018

An expert shares seven financial habits you should leave behind in the New Year.

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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Business

Buyers uncertain about exterior siding

Columnist answers questions about home inspections and more.

Business

Home gardening workshop is coming soon

Julia Laughlin: Home gardening workshop is coming soon.

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 5, 2019

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Jan. 5, 2019.

Health

Famed Connecticut herbalist's widower ordered off farm

COVENTRY, Conn. (AP) — Since the death of famed herbalist Adelma Grenier Simmons, her Connecticut farm that once drew visitors...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Black walls make a quiet comeback

There was a time when black walls were mostly the purview of goth teens and indie movie theaters. But the color has been...

News

Now's a good time to savor the subtle beauty of trees' barks

Autumn's fiery-colored leaves have fallen, so now let's look for more subtle beauty in trees and shrubs. Like a developing...

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Kintsugi: Broken pottery becomes more beautiful, precious

If you search online for "kintsugi," most of what you'll find in English is self-help advice that uses this Japanese craft as a...

Business

New law in Turkmenistan cracks down sharply on alcohol sales

ASHGABAT, Turkmenistan (AP) — A law sharply limiting the sale of alcohol has gone into effect in the former Soviet republic of...

Business

How not to manage your money better in 2019

A financial expert offers ways to manage money better in the New Year.

Business

Home shows, tours deck the housing year

Let's review the first half of the year before 2018 gets away. Next week, we'll hold back 2019 just long enough for a glimpse...

Business

Marni Jameson: A look back at 2018: Lessons learned, Part 2

Marni Jameson: A look back at 2018: Lessons learned, Part 2

Business

Paul Bianchina, Programmable thermostats greatly simplify furnace control

Paul Bianchina: Programmable thermostats greatly simplify furnace control.

Business

Barry Stone, Homeowner worried about asbestos floor tiles

Barry Stone: Homeowner worried about asbestos floor tiles

Business

A Habitat home for the holidays

Diane and Gary Rumsey, a retired geologist, donated $90,000 to Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity to underwrite the full...

Business

Shopping for sheets? These bedding experts have you covered

Shopping for sheets? These bedding experts have you covered.

Business

Rodd Moesel, Look back before going ahead in the garden

Rodd Moesel: Look back before going ahead in the garden.

Business

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

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

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

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

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

News

KITCHEN SMARTS: 6 supermarket shortcuts that save time later

If you've had one of those days, and you find yourself glancing at the clock only to discover that it's already 5 p.m. (What!?)...

Business

'Shop local' movement drives sales of American-made yarn

It began when Debbie McDermott allowed her daughter Jamie to raise two sheep for a 4-H project. Eventually, her 165-year-old...

News

At botanical garden in Mexico, natural species blossom again

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico (AP) — Imagine a botanical garden, and acres of carefully designed, highly manicured, delicately...

News

Tradition of open-air pig slaughter abides on Spanish island

MALLORCA, Spain (AP) — Beneath wintry gray skies on the Mediterranean island of Mallorca, families, friends and neighbors...

Life

Nature & You: This Christmas, give the gift of life

Here's how to make your garden more bug-friendly. Invite more plant-munching caterpillars to your garden!

News

Melania Trump's red topiary trees a hit at Christmas parties

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump's cranberry topiary trees may have left some of her critics seeing red, but they turned out to...

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Dec. 22, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Dec. 22, 2018.

Business

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

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

Business

The mysterious mistletoe

The mysterious mistletoe

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Realtors are on the RISE OKC

RISE OKC — for Realtors Inspirational Social Experience — is the Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors' version of the...

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Marni Jameson, A Look Back at 2018: Lessons Learned, Part 1

Marni Jameson: A Look Back at 2018: Lessons Learned, Part 1

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

Carless doesn't mean idled in downtown Oklahoma City

City bike and pedestrian planner John Tankard has lived it.

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

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

20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

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QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Business

Versailles to close Saturday as precaution against protests

PARIS (AP) — France is bracing for a sixth straight Saturday of protests during which the palace of Versailles just outside...

News

Roadside weed decorated for Christmas sprouts holiday cheer

TOLEDO, Ohio (AP) — A few weeks ago it was just another overgrown street corner weed. Now it's decked out with Christmas lights...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Scene-setting home fragrance names

The home-fragrance market has long been dominated by relatively simple iterations of popular aromas: vanilla, cinnamon,...

News

Turn trendy tassels into inexpensive DIY earrings

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Fringe is in fashion and tassels are trendy, and they're not just on pillows and clothing. Handmade...

News

Christmas trees and their decorations have evolved

In the story of St. Boniface, a Thunder Oak decorated with lit candles and gilded apples was glowing in the dark forest one...

News

Man who demolished landmark house ordered to build replica

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A man who illegally demolished a San Francisco house designed by modernist architect Richard Neutra was...

Business

State, metro-area Realtors install officers, present awards

Oklahoma City Metro Association of Realtors, Edmond Board of Realtors, and Oklahoma Association of Realtors install leadership...

Business

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

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

Business

Paul Bianchina, Ice damming Part 2, snow removal and heat tape

Paul Bianchina: Ice damming Part 2 — snow removal and heat tape.

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC's garden enthusiasts

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

Business

In pursuit of the perfect throw pillow

You think choosing throw pillows is easy? Think again, says columnist Marni Jameson.

Business

Is Oklahoma City housing in one extreme or the other, or neither?

Nationally, housing is "broken," according to one expert and "exciting," according to another. Which is it in Oklahoma City?

Business

It's not too late to deck the halls

Christmas is only 10 days away, but celebrations often extend into January.

Business

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

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

Business

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

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

Business

How much can you afford to pay for a new home?

Kenneth R. Harney: How much can you afford to pay for a new home?

News

National Park Service buys MLK Jr's birth home

ATLANTA (AP) — The National Park Service has bought the home in Atlanta, Georgia, where Martin Luther King Jr. was born in...

Business

The Latest: Airbnb bashes New Orleans' proposed restrictions

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — The Latest on a proposal to ban short-term rentals of non-owner-occupied houses in New Orleans (all times...

Business

Hung without care? Some say tunnel decor is an eyesore

JERSEY CITY, N.J. (AP) — The Holland Tunnel between New Jersey and New York City may be in for a makeover after critics called...

Health

First lady spreads anti-bullying message at kids' hospital

WASHINGTON (AP) — Melania Trump spread her anti-bullying message on an annual Christmas season visit to a Washington children's...

Business

Options abound for getting around downtown

This is not your father's downtown Oklahoma City. Scooters and streetcars and buses, oh my!

Health

Metaphorical Washington 'swamp' overrun by actual vermin

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andre Pittman and Gregory Cornes are on a mission to rid Washington of opportunistic vermin.But their target...

Business

Expand your homebuying options with a fixer-upper mortgage

It's the lament of first-time homebuyers in just about every housing market: There aren't enough entry-level homes available...

Business

Christmas tree farmers aim to boost sales via social media

TUALATIN, Ore. (AP) — Rosa Villarreal's three young sons jumped and ran around the field of Christmas trees like jackrabbits,...

News

Kirk Douglas honored in NY birthplace with historic marker

AMSTERDAM, N.Y. (AP) — Public officials and relatives of Kirk Douglas have unveiled a new historic marker in his upstate New...

News

Holiday entertaining in small spaces is an art

For those in small homes, holiday entertaining can feel daunting, or even impossible. But with a little planning, that needn't...

Business

Family portraits by artists stand out as different, lasting

Jewelette McDaniel always felt guilty about not sending photos often enough to her mother-in-law. So last Christmas, she...

News

Courtyard gardens: a kind of paradise behind faded walls

SAN MIGUEL DE ALLENDE, Mexico (AP) — Step off the dusty cobblestone streets and peek behind nondescript, weather-worn, faded,...

Business

Classen-Ten Penn Realtor wins Good Neighbor Award

Jessica Thompson, Loxwood Realty, was honored by the Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma for her work to revive the...

Business

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

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

Business

How to care for your Christmas poinsettia

How to care for your Christmas poinsettia

Business

Historic tax credits work as intended

The Federal Historic Preservation Tax Incentives Program really is a strategic investment that works.

Business

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

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

Free dental care offered during 2-day clinic

Health1 day ago

Those in need of dental care can receive it free of charge Feb. 1 and 2 during Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental clinic at State Fair Park.

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

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

Business

Barry Stone, What’s the big deal about home inspections?

Barry Stone: What’s the big deal about home inspections?

Business

Downing Wellhead lease, Commerce Bank move, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Dec. 8, 2018

Downing Wellhead lease, Commerce Bank move, other real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Dec. 8, 2018.

Business

Paul Bianchina, Ice damming, part 1, insulation and ventilation

Paul Bianchina: Ice damming, part 1, insulation and ventilation

Business

OKC homebuilder grows with market despite giving up Sundays

Authentic Custom Homes' growth helped push construction up 4.9 percent through November in the Oklahoma City area compared with...

Business

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

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

Business

Marni Jameson: Readers bristle at Christmas tree 'mistakes'

Marni Jameson: Readers bristle at Christmas tree 'mistakes'

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, House tax bill contains early holiday gifts for homeowners.

Kenneth R. Harney: House tax bill contains early holiday gifts for homeowners.

Life

Expert offers tips on elegant, inventive holiday decor

Author, tastemaker and entertaining expert Carolyne Roehm joined staff writer Jura Koncius last week on our Home Front online...

Business

Historic and distinctive, Guthrie home tour advances with time

Guthrie's Historic Home Tour will feature a mix of homes, churches and public buildings, including one downtown apartment.

News

ASK A DESIGNER: Comfort is on trend for decor in 2019

What trends will dominate home decorating in 2019?When we asked interior designers about the colors, fabrics and styles likely...

Business

For comfort and energy savings, address those drafty windows

There are plenty of reasons to fix or replace windows, but wintry temperatures push many homeowners to get the job done.Besides...

News

Laura Bush: Tour of White House Christmas decor was 'sweet'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former first lady Laura Bush said her tour of the White House Christmas decorations Tuesday made for a "sweet...

News

For 'weedless gardening' next spring, begin now

I take a four-pronged approach to keeping my vegetable and flower gardens free of weed problems, and suggest you try it.First,...

News

Tourists drawn to where Lee Harvey Oswald lived in Dallas

DALLAS (AP) — Busloads of visitors still flock to Dallas homes where Lee Harvey Oswald lived before President John F. Kennedy...

Business

Posh urban 701 Hudson rises in Midtown in more ways than one

701 Hudson rises in Oklahoma City's Midtown in more ways than one.

Business

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

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

Business

Higher home loan limit could boost sales

Next year, the maximum conforming loan limit for single-family properties in Oklahoma and most of the country will be $484,350,...

Business

The Oklahoman's house plan for Dec. 1, 2018

The Oklahoman's house plan for Dec. 1, 2018.

Business

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

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

Business

Marni Jameson, A living room makeover with a purpose

Marni Jameson: A living room makeover with a purpose.

Business

Mantels and Trees Tour will help Miller sparkle as 2018 Neighborhood of the Year

Mantels and Trees Tour will help Miller sparkle as 2018 Neighborhood of the Year.

Business

How to care for Christmas trees, poinsettias

Rodd Moesel offers tips for caring for your holiday trees and plants this season.

Business

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Dec. 1, 2018

Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Dec. 1, 2018.

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Push to cut back on home appraisals sparks controversy

Kenneth R. Harney: Push to cut back on home appraisals sparks controversy.

Business

Fools and their home equity are soon parted

A survey by Bankrate.com shows the reasons homeowners would consider drawing down their home equity. Some of it is not pretty.

Business

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

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

Business

Guthrie Historic Homes Tour set for Dec. 8

Guthrie Historic Homes Tour set for Dec. 8.

Business

Paul Bianchina, Spray foam has pros and cons for the crawl space

Paul Bianchina: Spray foam has pros and cons for the crawl space.

Business

AP PHOTOS: Czech glassblowers keep Christmas tradition alive

PONIKLA, Czech Republic (AP) — A small family business in a mountainous village in northern Czech Republic says it's the last...

Life

Mastering your thermostat could save you a bundle

Want to trim your heating costs this winter? Learning how to effectively use your house's thermostat can help you slash those...

News

2 Minneapolis cops on leave after 'despicable' holiday decor

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Two Minneapolis police officers were placed on paid leave Friday after their apparent involvement in...

News

Correction: Aretha Franklin-Detroit Mansion story

DETROIT (AP) — In a story Nov. 27 about the purchase of the late singer Aretha Franklin's mansion, The Associated Press...

Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

Life13 hours ago

Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in Lincoln County District Court on a contempt of court citation.

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Crime

Police: 4 shot in basement were victims of found-drug scheme

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Four people found shot to death in a basement last week were victims of a scheme-gone-awry to sell a small...

Business

Cavalli to grow design unit with luxury project in Bahrain

MILAN (AP) — The Roberto Cavalli fashion house is looking for future growth in the home decor and furniture sector, with a new...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Deer and reindeer motifs for the holidays

Booths at this year's gift and decor trade fairs featured lots of deer and reindeer motifs — some specifically for the holidays...

Business

Porous paving options catch on, one driveway at a time

One driveway at a time, many green-minded homeowners and communities are opting for permeable paving options instead of...

Business

Hailing the future taxi: Drone-car mashup model takes flight

AMSTERDAM (AP) — A scale model of a flying drone-car drove and hovered across an Amsterdam exhibition hall Tuesday, providing a...

News

Traditional fence or borderline hedge? Each has advantages

Consider a hedge if you're in need of a fence. When managed properly, hedges cost less, outlast wooden fences, are more...

Business

The Latest: Coliseum decked out in Christmas decor for Trump

TUPELO, Miss. (AP) — The Latest on President Donald Trump in Mississippi (all times local):8:50 p.m.Christmas has come to...

News

White House pastry chefs make National Mall in gingerbread

WASHINGTON (AP) — The traditional White House gingerbread house isn't exactly a house this year. It's a massive, sugary replica...

News

AP PHOTOS: White House holiday theme is 'American treasures'

WASHINGTON (AP) — The 2018 White House holiday decor features a theme of "American Treasures."Decorations include a tree...

Business

Tennessee House elects 1st African-American minority leader

NASHVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Tennessee House Democrats have elected the chamber's first African-American minority leader.Democrats...

Business

Poland drops case against reporter wh006F filmed neo-Nazis

WARSAW, Poland (AP) — Polish national prosecutors said Sunday that they are dropping a criminal investigation into a reporter...

Business

Marni Jameson, What to do with those old papers

Marni Jameson: What to do with those old papers.

Business

Paul Bianchina, Wainscoting offers a classic way to enhance a room

Paul Bianchina: Wainscoting offers a classic way to enhance a room.

Business

Historic preservation workshops, more real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018

Historic preservation workshops, more real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018.

Business

Meetings, workshops and events for OKC 's garden community

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

Business

Mobile homes a place to park capital?

Even with demand on the rise for affordable housing, there's a shortage of manufactured housing additions because they're...

Business

Here are some holiday gift ideas for gardeners

Here are some holiday gift ideas for gardeners

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018.

Business

Individual home loans not part of proposed appraisal change

The proposal to raise the threshold of transactions requiring a property appraisal to $400,000 was developed jointly by the...

Business

Kenneth R. Harney, Caribbean real-estate dream turns into $100 million nightmare for retirees

Kenneth R. Harney: Caribbean real-estate dream turns into $100 million nightmare for retirees.

Business

Barry Stone, Buyer worried about radon gas in home

Barry Stone: Buyer worried about radon gas in home.

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 24, 2018.

Business

May innovation grow from the ashes of Paradise

Last Monday was World Toilet Day, and you can be forgiven if, considering the clouds of travesty in the news, you missed it or...

Business

Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour is set for Dec. 1-2

Mesta Park Holiday Home Tour is set for Dec. 1-2.

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 24, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 24, 2018.

Sports

Scolari nears redemption at home with 2nd Brazilian title

SAO PAULO (AP) — Four years ago, then-Gremio coach Luiz Felipe Scolari was humiliated by his once-loving Palmeiras fans during...

News

Anne Frank House renovated to tell story to new generation

AMSTERDAM (AP) — The museum built around a secret annex in a canal-side house where Anne Frank hid from Nazis during World War...

Business

Utilities encourage energy savings with smart thermostats

NEW YORK (AP) — As temperatures drop and winter looms, homeowners and property managers are sweeping chimneys, insulating pipes...

News

Joanna Gaines tells how to make a house a home in new book

NEW YORK (AP) — Joanna Gaines, known for her cozy-yet-cool designs including open-concept floor plans, farmhouse sinks and...

News

RIGHT AT HOME: Holiday decor offers sweet sugarplum hues

Amid a seasonal sea of red and green or silver and blue, there's a sweet, alternative palette in holiday decor.Think of fresh...

News

Maples run the gamut from lovable to not

Some maples are to love (sugar maples) and others not (Norway maples, because they're an invasive species). But there's more to...

Business

White House to restore Acosta's pass, with a warning

NEW YORK (AP) — The Trump administration on Monday abruptly dropped its effort to bar CNN reporter Jim Acosta from the White...

Crime

Police: 4 people found 'executed' in home's basement

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Two men and two women were found shot and killed in a basement of a house being renovated on Monday.Police...

Some do’s and don’ts lead to more harmony in life

Health1 day ago

Wish list of "to do's" and "don't do's" can calm emotionally charged relationships.

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News

Trump, first lady accept official White House Christmas tree

WASHINGTON (AP) — As strains of "O Christmas Tree" wafted through the cool air, President Donald Trump and first lady Melania...

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The Latest: White House to fully restore CNN reporter's pass

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the White House press and CNN reporter Jim Acosta (all times local):4:10 p.m.The Trump...

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Sensual fresco discovered in ancient Pompeii bedroom

ROME (AP) — Archaeologists have found a fresco in an ancient Pompeii bedroom that depicts a sensual scene of the Roman god...

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Top 7 tree-decorating mistakes and their fixes

Marni Jameson: Top 7 tree-decorating mistakes and their fixes.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 17, 2018

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Nov. 17, 2018.

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Rodd Moesel, Freezes close books on annuals

Rodd Moesel: Freezes close books on annuals.

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Sears store memories store well

Iconic chain's bankruptcy sparks tales told from Temple to Tulsa.

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Barry Stone, Drip flashing can prevent dryrot

Barry Stone: Drip flashing can prevent dryrot.

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Raising the (wet) bar

Entertaining at home is hot, and that requires cold drinks and cool vibes.

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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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Kenneth R. Harney, Cooling trend could bode well for homebuyers

Kenneth R. Harney: Cooling trend could bode well for homebuyers.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 17, 2018

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Nov. 17, 2018.

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Paul Bianchina, The bright side of LED lightbulbs

Paul Bianchina: the bright side of LED lightbulbs.

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CNN's Acosta back at White House after judge's ruling

WASHINGTON (AP) — A federal judge ordered the Trump administration on Friday to immediately return the White House press...

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Give the gift of no-plastic sipping straws for the holidays

NEW YORK (AP) — Big problem or a fraction of the world's plastic consumption? You decide, but know that single-use plastic...

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Clarification: Homes-Single Use Plastics story

In a story Nov. 14, The Associated Press quoted Kera Abraham Panni of the Monterey Bay Aquarium as saying only 9 percent of...

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Castle on the square: Sand to star in Vatican Nativity scene

VATICAN CITY (AP) — Sand castles are coming to the Vatican.The Vatican said Wednesday its Nativity scene this year will be...

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A Thanksgiving Countdown: holiday planning made easier

Thanksgiving is just around the bend, and if you are hosting you might already be thinking about how you might plan things...

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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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Mom and daughter redefine blended home, Part 2 of 2

Mom and daughter redefine blended home, Part 2 of 2

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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...

Pryor comic convention to celebrate third year with 'Power Rangers' guest

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PRYOR — The Pryor Creek Comic Convention is getting even bigger in its third year. The convention, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 6 N Adair St. in Pryor, will welcome Oklahoma actor Justin Nimmo, who played the Silver Ranger on the TV...

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

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week 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.

Business

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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Park to be carved from old Lone Oak Farms

Park to be carved from old Lone Oak Farms.

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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...

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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...

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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?

Lyric Theatre brings Curious George to stage for young audiences

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“Curious George: The Golden Meatball” opens Wednesday at Lyric at the Plaza.

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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.

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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.

Business

'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.

Business

Garden tour to benefit OU Breast Institute

Garden tour to benefit OU Breast Institute.

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Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices

Four agents join Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices.

Closet conundrum

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Deciding what to keep and what to toss in your closet isn’t always easy — sometimes it takes a lot of time and resolve

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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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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.

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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.

Business

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.

Business

Investors breathe new life into Norman neighborhood

Investors breathe new life into Norman's Ashton Grove neighborhood

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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

Tariff war fallout, rising cost of home remodeling

Tariff war fallout, rising cost of home remodeling

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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

Find your thrill at the Grill on the Hill

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The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, spotlights The Grill on the Hill, Capitol Hill's living heartbeat and great place for a meal.

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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.

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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.

Business

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...

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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...

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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...

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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...