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When you subscribe to NewsOK Pro, we will help you pick through the noise -- the stuff you don't want to see. We will help you...

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Oklahoma City Parties: Helen Ford Wallace

Parade, Retirement, Going Away, Retirement, 50th Anniversary, Inaugural

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Shopping for more tipping answers

Shopping for more tipping answers

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, July 8, 2018

Garden Party, Reunion, Wedding Shower, Send-Off, Pass The Gavel

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Compassion wins

Volunteer work is a leisure activity for 16-year-old Claire Grace. Before Claire was even 13, she already had started three...

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Let's Party! Helen Ford Wallace

Awards Dinner, Art Exhibit, Tea, Wedding Shower, New Member Party

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Longtime Salvation Army leader dies

Dan Proctor, a longtime Oklahoma City Salvation Army leader, has died.

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 24, 2018

Brunches, Wedding, Annie Oakley, Show House, Redbud Breakfast

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Lost and found: Football ring resurfaces after 15 years

Remington Park security guard takes on mission to reunite ring with owner

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Sealed, delivered, but not signed?

QUESTION: I have read all your various questions and answers about writing thank-you notes and I have two good answers to the...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday, June 17, 2018

Parties, Etc.: June 17, 2018: Helen Ford Wallace. Debutantes, Beaux Arts Ball Reception, Wedding Shower, Annual Meeting,...

These dogs are helping change lives.

NewsJul 7, 2018

Program at Mabel Basset Correctional Center lets women inmates train dogs

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How education changed the health, economic well-being of one student

One student's path to professional success came through the state's regional university system.

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Caught stealing?

I take a grad school class and noticed in the online discussion that a classmate copied a book review almost verbatim and...

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Helen Ford Wallace: Parties, Etc. for Sunday May 27, 2018

Glass Luncheon, Hall of Fame Luncheon, Picnic, Art Shows

Will voters elect more female senators?

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In a state where only seven of 47 state senators are female, two women and seven men entered the District 30 primary. Both women and one man advanced. Historically, few women run for Oklahoma's Legislature. Those who do are elected at a...

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

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

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Opinions differ on what medical marijuana regulations should include

NewsJul 1, 2018

The medical marijuana election is over, but jousting continues over the shape of proposed regulations. Some would like to see major changes in the law before it takes effect. Others would like to see just minor tweaks and the adoption of...

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Testing more than 7,000 unsubmitted rape kits in Oklahoma could cost $9.5M+

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Testing more than 7,000 untested rape kits that have been identified in Oklahoma could potentially cost anywhere from $9.5 million to close to $12 million, based on estimates provided in a report by a statewide task force that has been examining...

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Federal pay prevents Oklahoma City VA from filling some doctor positions

NewsJul 9, 2018

There are 21 job openings at the Oklahoma City VA Medical Center and many of them may never be filled.

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Complaints in OKC about homelessness have skyrocketed

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The recent building boom in downtown Oklahoma City has exposed those who took shelter in a previously overlooked part of town.

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Oklahoma camp offers help for childhood trauma victims

NewsJul 1, 2018

Camp Hope offers help for childhood trauma victims

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State's oldest inmates: 'We’re too old to continue committing crimes'

NewsJul 15, 2018

When Donald Vaughan went to prison for murder, he was 19 years old. Dwight D. Eisenhower was president, Marilyn Monroe was a star and this newspaper cost five cents.

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Shortage of doctors can have deadly consequences

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

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