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Terror at sea: Helicopter rescues frighten cruise passengers

STAVANGER, Norway (AP) — Rodney Horgen recalled the moment he thought he was facing the end: when a huge wave crashed through...

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Recent developments surrounding the South China Sea

BEIJING (AP) — A look at recent developments in the South China Sea, where China is pitted against smaller neighbors in...

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AP PHOTOS: Romanian youth spin burning tires in Lent ritual

POPLACA, Romania (AP) — Romanian children and youth spin burning tires and light fires in the Transylvanian hills in a ritual...

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Rail extension to Kansas included in Amtrak proposal

An extension of passenger rail service from Oklahoma City to Kansas is included in Amtrak’s Fiscal Year 2020 grant request...

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Carolina's Horseshoe brings serenity to an urban campus

From the capitol to the campus, Columbia has history and beauty

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Ballparks and a street festival in downtown Columbia

Touring historic Columbia unveiled all kinds of great treasures

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Reality show feel comes to a pizza joint in Columbia

Google maps betrayed me in the morning, and a moral dilemma struck in the evening

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What adventures await in Columbia, South Carolina?

Historic Columbia hosting NCAA Tournament, and it's a fresh venue for Oklahomans

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State parks offer spring activities for kids

Spring begins Wednesday, but spring break begins for most everyone Monday. Now, many of us have seen spring break plans follow...

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KC has retained its baseball history, even in an empty lot

Municipal Stadium, where Kansas City teams from the Monarchs to the Chiefs played, is gone, but history is preserved at the...

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Southwest, the biggest user of Boeing's 737 MAX 8, will keep using the aircraft

Countries and airlines around the world have grounded Boeing's 737 MAX 8 aircraft following the second crash in less than a...

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Vatican next year to open archives on wartime Pius XII

VATICAN CITY — Declaring that the church "isn't afraid of history," Pope Francis said Monday he has decided to open up the...

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Back to his roots: Hockney landscapes adorn Van Gogh Museum

AMSTERDAM — A new exhibition at Amsterdam's Van Gogh Museum highlights the influences of the tormented Dutch master on the...

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British Airways chooses Boeing 777 to replace 747s

Boeing ended a two-year sales drought for its 777X aircraft, as the owner of British Airways struck a deal for as many as 42 of...

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12 treated after strange odor forces Alaska Airlines flight to divert to Minnesota

A Seattle-bound Alaska Airlines flight from Chicago was diverted to Minneapolis-St. Paul International Airport on Wednesday...

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Children on Guam celebrated Super Bowl Sunday with empty classrooms

Q. “When School Got Cancelled Because of the Super Bowl,” the headline reads. When did that happen? A. In 2001, on the island...

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MAPS 4 discussion indicates highway cap and aquarium may have a shot at ballot

That Ward 6 seat is up for grabs with today’s elections, and the three candidates for Ward 6 joined with Nice and Greater...

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Proposed law could fine rail operators for lengthy stoppages

Stopped trains aren’t supposed to block track intersections with roads or highways for longer than 10 minutes without good...

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Air Canada employee says staff trained to 'dupe' passengers at risk of being bumped from oversold flights

A pair of Air Canada insiders are shedding light on the airline's policy of overselling flights, revealing what they say is a...

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Oklahoma tourism agency acquires 77 acres in Grand Lake area

GROVE — Oklahoma's tourism agency says it's acquiring 77 acres of land next to the Honey Creek area of Grand Lake State Park to...

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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Oklahoma tourism agency acquires 77 acres in Grand Lake area

GROVE, Okla. (AP) — Oklahoma's tourism agency says it's acquiring 77 acres of land next to the Honey Creek area of Grand Lake...

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Drunk WestJet passenger who caused plane to reroute ordered to pay $21,000 for the fuel

The U.K. man whose "absolutely disgusting" drunken behaviour caused a WestJet flight to turn around and land back in Calgary...

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UCO Foundation hosts South American travel tour with UCO President Betz June 1-10

The University of Central Oklahoma Foundation is inviting UCO alumni and friends to join university President Don Betz on a...

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Los Angeles group buys gay resort in Oklahoma City

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City hotel that bills itself as the largest gay resort in the Southwest has new out-of-state...

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FAA: Increase in sick leave causing flight delays

The Federal Aviation Administration is reporting delays in air travel because of a "slight increase in sick leave" at two East...

Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition's 'Momentum' moves into reborn Womb complex

NewsMar 15, 2019

Over the years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum” has spread over four Plaza District galleries, sprawled across the second floor of the downtown Goodwill Industries and taken off from the Downtown Airpark. After shining up the...

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AMC theaters around OKC might soon serve alcohol

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AMC movie theaters at Quail Springs Mall and Penn Square Mall might soon add alcohol to the concession stand. Applications for food concession with alcohol service special permits were recently filed with the city of Oklahoma City by American...

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OU report card: Sooners played well in phases in 95-72 rout of Ole Miss

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OU’s 95-72 domination of Ole Miss in the NCAA Tournament was so stunning, it’s hard to find anything on which to downgrade the Sooners. Here’s the report card: Starting lineup: A. The Sooner starters played 11:35 together. During those times,...

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OU football: Cody Ford's development lifts him into first-round realm of NFL Draft

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NORMAN — During the nearly month between the end of the regular season and the Orange Bowl, Cody Ford sat down with Oklahoma coach Lincoln Riley and offensive line coach Bill Bedenbaugh for a hard talk about his future. Riley and Bedenbaugh...

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Oklahoma County sheriff upset with county commissioner over jail criticism

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Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor lashed out Thursday at a county commissioner who has accused him of mismanaging the jail. "The fight started today," Taylor said after speaking out at a county budget board meeting. The sheriff is upset...

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Medical marijuana industry using specialized security services

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Every business works to secure its assets, and those in the marijuana industry are no different. The difference between Oklahoma’s cash-heavy medical marijuana industry and many others is the need to secure cash and other assets using armed...

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NFL Draft: Mock if you will, but unknown Joel Blumenthal might just get draft weekend call

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Joel Blumenthal wanted to block out every distraction. A solid plan on the biggest day of his life. But a couple times when a pass went high and he went just as high to snag it a couple Wednesdays ago, the crowd amassed for OU Pro Day would...

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OSU football: Mike Gundy looking for physicality, toughness from new offensive line coach Charlie Dickey

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STILLWATER — Oklahoma State coach Mike Gundy had already identified his top candidate to fill his offensive line coaching vacancy, but still needed to do some background work on Charlie Dickey. Gundy called UTEP coach Dana Dimel, who had been...

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Thunder needs Friday's win over Toronto to be a turning point

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TORONTO — About 10 hours before the Thunder snapped its four-game losing streak, Paul George outstretched his arms in celebration. The 3-point shooting game he and his teammates played after shootaround Friday came to a dramatic end when George...

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