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Transatlantic budget flying gets a reality check

REYKJAVIK, Iceland (AP) — For those hoping for ever cheaper fares on long-haul flights, this month's takeover of Icelandic...

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Cruise hub Miami gets its largest ship ever with arrival of Symphony of the Seas

The new giant of cruising, Royal Caribbean's Symphony of the Seas, finally has reached its year-round home.

Life

Walk on the wild side in Shreveport, Bossier City

There's plenty of wildlife to see and food to eat in Shreveport and Bossier City, Louisiana.

Sports

Fishbones and octopus await in Amarillo

Authentic Mexican food place in downtown Amarillo made for a dining adventure

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United Airlines mishandled listeria contamination, endangering travelers, lawsuits claim

United Airlines failed to address critical food safety issues at Newark Liberty International Airport in New Jersey, endangered...

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Couple finds hidden camera in their Carnival Cruise bedroom

A Florida couple is recalling a distressing experience on a Carnival Cruise after finding a hidden camera pointing at their bed.

Life

Five 'haunted hotels' for people who like a good scare

For those of who have an interest in the macabre, staying at a haunted hotel might be more relaxing than terrifying. Domestic...

Life

Borrowed time: Make sure your kids aren’t stuck with your time share

Timeshare owners James and Barbara Ruh enjoy their annual vacations in Hawaii,but they don't want their daughters to be...

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Woman 'shocked and depressed' by racist attack on Ryanair flight

A woman who was subjected to a racist attack on a Ryanair flight has said the incident left her stunned and...

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Ranchman's Cafe in Ponder is now must-stop for The Oklahoman crew

Great breakfast, great dinner and a great ballgame in between made for a great Saturday

Life

Find heart healthy trails and fall hiking in Oklahoma

To promote public health and wellness, the Oklahoma State Parks division of the Oklahoma Department of Tourism and Recreation...

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Sometimes, traffic leads to adventure

A detour took us on a Texas adventure to reach Fort Worth

Life

Americana: Conquering pirates

The flags that flew over American merchant ships at the end of the 1700s had 15 stars and 15 stripes. Their hulls were loaded...

Life

Keeping track of history

There are hundreds of railroad museums and scenic train rides all across the United States. Many of them offer the opportunity...

Life

Fall into a colorful Oklahoma season

The official website of the Oklahoma Tourism and Recreation Department offers valuable information on the best bets for...

Life

Silver City anniversary

We've always been a little unconventional. So when my husband, Michael, and I wanted to mark our 25th anniversary, rather than...

Sports

Fair seems quaint by Saturday night

State Fair of Texas food court is quite the crazy spectacle, even when the crowd has subsided

Life

Santorini: Behind the beauty

The words "Greek Isles" evoke visions of sun-bleached houses shoulder-to-shoulder against a hillside with a mesmerizing view of...

Sports

Omni gears up for hosting the Sooner administration

Dealing with car issues and dinner was about the only balm in a day of straight writing

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Chaos and car trouble on I-35 in Lewisville

We finally made it to downtown Dallas, but there was nothing easy about it

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

Health16 hours ago

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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1 dead, 1 critical after incident in Bricktown Canal

One man died and another man was hospitalized in critical condition after being shocked in the Bricktown Canal Sunday night,...

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Fourth-generation fisherman keeps tradition alive in Wisconsin

Businesses and organizations all over Prairie du Chien attract and entertain visitors by capitalizing on what the area has to...

Life

Nashville eats that'll be music to your mouth

Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Nashville, Tennessee

Life

Remembering Will Rogers on 100th anniversary of his first film

In Oklahoma, there is no person more revered, more celebrated than Will Rogers, and we are fortunate to have two heritage...

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Congress Is Trying to Stop Airlines From Shrinking Seats on Planes

(WASHINGTON) — The Federal Aviation Administration would be required to set new minimum requirements for seats on airplanes...

Life

Taking time to notice a watery wilderness

In the Boundary Water Canoe Area Wilderness in Minnesota, the wild chain of lakes and bogs seems to stretch north forever.

Life

Documenting animals — one frame at a time

More than a dozen years ago photographer Joel Sartore started the Photo Ark project to capture the images of more than 14,000...

Life

'Oklahoma' musical 75th anniversary exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center

I remember when I first heard the song: “Oklahoma, where the wind comes sweepin' down the plain. And the wavin' wheat can sure...

Sports

Egg roll pizza is my new favorite thing

It doesn't sound great, but Chinese pizza proves to be a winner

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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20-40-60 Etiquette: Capping it off

Life1 day ago

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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Shifting Congress changes Oklahoma representatives' committee plans

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Earlier this year, veteran congressmen from Oklahoma began jockeying for position in hopes of chairing key congressional committees. Their plans have changed.

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