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Hawaii woman missing for 2 weeks rescued from Maui forest

WAILUKU, Hawaii (AP) — A Hawaii woman has been found alive in a forest on Maui island after going missing more than two weeks...

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Americana: How USS Batfish became an Okie in Muskogee

A Batfish is a particularly aggressive predator fish. So when the Batfish was launched in 1943, she was expected to live up to...

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Americana: Arches National Park

I have heard the term "bucket list," but I think there’s a hole in my bucket. Every time something gets taken off the top of...

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Oklahoma state park cabins offer cozy getaway

As you make travel plans for this summer, you will have several lodging choices. But right now, I want to make you aware of one...

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Airplane with landing gear problems reported at Wiley Post Airport Tuesday

Oklahoma City firefighters responded to a report of a pilot having landing gear problems at Wiley Post Airport Tuesday. The...

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Discover Oklahoma: Forest offers look at some of state's oldest living inhabitants

You’ve heard the expression “Can’t see the forest for the trees.” But when you look at the Keystone Ancient Forest, and you see...

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Cruise ship in St. Lucia quarantined over confirmed measles case

A cruise ship with nearly 300 passengers and crew was ordered quarantined in the Caribbean port of St. Lucia after a case of...

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Savvy Senior: Air travel tips for older passengers

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: My son is getting his Ph.D. next month and I would like to fly my parents in from across the country for his...

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'I had to crawl': Amputee seeks damages after United Airlines and airport security seize scooter batteries

Stearn Hodge says he will never forget the humiliation of having to drag his body across a hotel room floor during what...

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Discover Oklahoma: Frederick exhibit offers wildlife education

When someone mentions Frederick, OK, the first thing that comes to mind is the Airborne Demonstration Team Jump School. You can...

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Tourists, worshippers lament loss of Notre Dame

PARIS — Tourists, devout Catholics and others looked on mournfully at Notre Dame Cathedral Saturday, regretting that they...

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Orr Family Farm introduces overnight lodging with Conestoga wagons

The Orr Family Farm has added new, overnight lodging in Conestoga wagons patterned after the pioneer wagons of the 19th...

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Catastrophic fire engulfs beloved Notre Dame Cathedral in Paris

PARIS (AP) — A massive fire engulfed the upper reaches of Paris' soaring Notre Dame Cathedral as it was undergoing renovations...

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Portland, Oregon, is a Pacific Northwest Austin

A day of travel, work, watching golf and the NBA, and finding a place to eat on our first day on the NBA playoff road.

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Two different experiences at two D.C. museum

The Newseum made me proud to be an American; the Holocaust Museum was quite sobering

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Berry Tramel: Kennedy's gravesite sits regally over a gorgeous view of Washington, D.C.

Arlington National Cemetery, once the home of Robert E. Lee, is a beautiful and somber spot in the Virginia hills.

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Highway message boards connect ODOT to motorists

Each day, thousands of drivers travel along Oklahoma highways. Sometimes, the agency in charge of maintaining those roads needs...

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A special Christmas gift means the Tramels are in D.C.

The National Portrait Gallery and dinner at Clyde's highlight our first night in D.C.

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The Bible Museum is a contemporary jewel in D.C.

Oklahoma City's Green family has built a fabulous Bible museum in Washington, D.C.

Local mom garners national attention for LGBTQ advocacy

HealthApr 21, 2019

The lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community is estimated by Gallup to comprise 4.5 percent of the U.S. population, yet according to a Federal Bureau of Investigation’s report released in November 2018, LGBTQ individuals make up more than...

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Oklahoma officials to highlight Route 66 in tourism push

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Route 66 will be the focus of promotions in Oklahoma as officials work to boost the state's tourism...

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OKC airport begins work on expanded terminal, new gates

Construction has begun at Will Rogers World Airport to expand the terminal and add four gates. Passengers and visitors to the...

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Wow Air failure strands thousands of passengers

Iceland's Wow Air has stopped flights, stranding thousands of passengers. Its website says Wow Air has ceased...

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Southwest Airlines loses $150 million amid Boeing 737 Max 8 grounding and other disruptions

Southwest Airlines’ grounding of its 34 Boeing 737 Max 8 jets has contributed to $150 million in lost revenue for the company,...

Fusion cuisine traced back to assimilating immigrants

LifeApr 7, 2019

Chigama Asian Mexican Fusion opened late last year, serving a menu inspired by cuisines South of the Border and the Far East. The restaurant has ties to the city’s Chinese and Japanese dining roots, including Steven Ha (Dot Wo) and chef Jeffrey...

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Oklahoma City theater and civil rights icon inspire rapper-developer

BusinessApr 7, 2019

The Tower Theatre was shuttered through a large part of Jabee Williams’ life, but he was well aware of its significance. Playing a role in its renaissance, he said, not only let him become part of a local music venue but a part of local history,...

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What's next for home design in Oklahoma City?

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Mainstream home design in Oklahoma City basically breaks down like this by decade (although oil booms drive upscale in different directions): • 1940s-1950s: Post-World War II/G.I. Bill cottages, midcentury modern. • 1960s: Midcentury modern,...

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Diversity in real estate is slim nationally, so individual efforts stand out in Oklahoma City

BusinessApr 14, 2019

Women have the edge among real estate brokers and sales agents, but racial diversity is slim, national statistics show. Women made up 55.2 percent of brokers and agents in 2016, the most recent year for which statistics are available, according...

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Bollywood boom: OKC joins national trend of movie theaters showing films from India

NewsApr 7, 2019

Among the show times for the latest Marvel Studios superhero saga, Tyler Perry’s last Madea movie and the third animated “How to Train Your Dragon” adventure, some Oklahoma City theaters listed less-than-mainstream titles on a recent Friday....

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Man with disability finds job, works toward independence

HealthApr 21, 2019

Mike Zuech has a developmental disability, but he still wants to work. Despite trouble speaking, he works hard and listens well. Zuech, 24, works part-time at a Pizza Hut, washing dishes and cooking. His days also are spent at Among Friends in...

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OKC nonprofit takes high-quality homes where commercial developers wouldn't

BusinessApr 14, 2019

At its core, it’s a quest to raise the quality of life and bring amenities back to areas hollowed out by urban renewal. But like most ambitious plans, there are multiple layers in the development transforming Oklahoma City’s northeast side. “We...

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Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Paint job concern gives neighbor 'paws'

Life6 days ago

QUESTION: My dog ran out of the house into a neighbor’s garage. Unfortunately, there were kitchen cabinets that were drying after being recently painted. My furry friend left a few small, paw prints. I immediately told the homeowner, offered to...

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