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North Carolina gov pleads with storm evacuees to be patient

WILMINGTON, N.C. (AP) — With Wilmington still mostly an island surrounded by Hurricane Florence's floodwaters and people...

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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

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Man jailed in Italy for selling fake TripAdvisor reviews

A TripAdvisor reviewer has been sentenced to nine months in prison in a landmark fraud ruling by an Italian court. The owner of...

Life

Exploring America's missions, influences

Though we often think of England as America's mother country, France and Spain had a huge impact on the culture in the southern...

Life

Put a bird on it

At many Oklahoma sites, you could sit alone and talk, and watch a hawk making lazy circles in the sky

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How to make life easier when flying out of OKC

Will Rogers World Airport and the TSA will host a Pre-Check enrollment event this month.

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British Airways apologizes after 380,000 customers hit in cyber attack

British Airways was forced to apologize on Friday after the credit card details of hundreds of thousands of its customers were...

Life

Britain’s royal residences: Where the Queen cools her crown

Visiting a royal British residence is a chance to be a small part of pomp.

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About 10 sick passengers treated after Emirates flight lands in NYC

About 10 sick passengers were treated after an Emirates flight from Dubai landed in New York City Wednesday morning,...

Life

Take a gamble on these eateries in Vegas

Las Vegas does excess par excellence, and its restaurants are no exception. Visitors to the four-mile Strip of resort hotels...

Business

Vacation-deprived Americans more likely to show signs of moderately severe to severe depression

Americans suffering vacation deficits are nearly twice as likely as the nation as a whole to exhibit signs of severe depression.

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Here's how often people find love on airplanes

Turns out, planes can be a great place to meet your soulmate.

Life

Seats still available for black towns tour, blues festival

A few spots remain on the bus for Saturday’s Historic Black Towns Tour to the Rentiesville Dusk Til Dawn Blues Festival.

Life

History within reach at old Cherokee Outlet

One for the Oklahoma History Books

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Ludivine moving into more active area in Oklahoma City, but operators plan to keep the same vibe

Ludivine, a popular farm-to-table restaurant in Midtown, is set to move from its early 20th century home on Hudson Avenue to...

Life

Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Los Angeles

Just two Los Angeles Metro Rail stops from the grungy glitter of the Hollywood Walk of Fame is a whole different world — Thai,...

Life

See September festivals and events throughout Oklahoma

Look at September as a “Festa-Fall” because it brings quite a few colorful and fun events.

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

Health2 days ago

Executive Q&A with Timothy Pehrson: Integris Health welcomes new president, chief

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Oklahoma, Arizona pen pals meet after 48 years of exchanging letters

When Vicki Spessard and Diane Himebaugh embraced at Tulsa International Airport, it was a hug nearly a half century in the making.

Life

An unexpected exploration of St. Louis

If you ever visit St. Louis, I recommend you spend more than 24 hours.

Life

Stress slips away at Sole'renity Spa at The Artesian

Sole'renity Spa at The Artesian offers treatments and services for individuals and groups, including bridal parties.

Life

The Artesian marks five years; hotel's history built in Sulphur

The Artesian Hotel, Casino and Spa celebrates its fifth anniversary, but the fairly young hotel is steeped in history, dating...

News

Police are in contact with mother of baby found in river

NEW YORK (AP) — Police in New York City say they're in contact with the possible mother of a baby boy found floating in the...

Life

Catch Olympic sights, free-spirited art and delicious cheese at Lake Geneva

Wandering the pedestrianized Rue de Bourg in Lausanne, you can see the multiethnic makeup of today's Switzerland on parade.

Sports

Treasures along the road in Mississippi and Alabama

Seeing old friends -- and an old friend's namesake -- highlight our trip home from Gulf Shores.

Life

New Field Station: Dinosaurs brings prehistoric adventure back to Kansas prairie

“Terrible lizards” are again calling the heartland plains home at the new family-friendly attraction Field Station: Dinosaurs,...

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World War II veteran inspires young recruits

Floyd Cheatwood, a 91-year-old World War II veteran, spends his Tuesday evenings offering words of encouragement and advice to...

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Jurassic Park on the prairie: New Field Station: Dinosaurs brings close encounters of the prehistoric kind to Kansas

“Terrible lizards” are again calling the heartland plains home at the new family-friendly attraction Field Station: Dinosaurs,...

Life

Kayak kiosks offer quick, easy access to water

Now you can take advantage of what is essentially a serve yourself kayak kiosk at four Oklahoma State Parks.

Sports

The waves win at Gulf Shores

The calm beach is long gone from Gulf Shores over the last half of our week on the Alabama coast.

Sports

Gulf Shores has an adorable zoo -- and a beach

Just because the waters are rough doesn't mean you can't enjoy the beach at Gulf Shores

Sports

A day at the beach when there's no beach

Rough waters meant Plan B in Gulf Shores, and fortunately, there are plenty of Plan B's

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Fear of falling overcome in Gulf Shores parasailing

An adventurous day at the beach included a storm and parasailing

Life

Spilling the beans on Boston

Boston — home to the namesake baked beans and cream pie. And lobster rolls, brown bread and clam chowder. Also, a vibrant...

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Shopping and playing in Gulf Shores & Orange Beach

The day started and ended with trips to the shore, but in between came shopping on the Alabama coast

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Good friends and good fun on the Alabama coast

Before a day at the beach, good times in church and at Jimmy Buffett's sister's hangout

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From secluded Florida to the crowded beach

It's not that far to Florida, but sometimes you think you're in the middle of nowhere

Life

African-American history in Oklahoma contains sit-ins, soldiers, entrepreneurs and more

The Katz Drug Store sit-in that began on Aug. 19, 1958, a milestone in the Civil Rights Movement, is just one part of the...

Sports

Does GPS help on Interstate 10?

A leisurely day turned a little hectic trying to get from east Texas to Mobile, Alabama

Sports

Trip begins with dinner at Babe's in Garland

Splitting up the trip to Gulf Shores means a leisurely dinner in the massive Dallas suburb of Garland

Life

Where to eat breakfast, lunch and dinner in Chicago's West Loop

Just on the other side of the river from downtown Chicago is West Loop, which was and remains an active industrial district....

News

The Troubles, Bloody Sunday and the other side of Ireland

A trip to Ireland usually includes tourist spots like the Ring of Kerry or Dublin's Guinness Storehouse, but there's more to...

Life

There are still summer activities to enjoy

There are still plenty of festivals and activities going on over the next month before school begins!

'Catholic Charities is part of our DNA'

Life3 days ago

Vi Le, a Vietnamese refugee whose family was embraced and aided by Catholic Charities of Oklahoma City, has become the faith-based organization's new board president.

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Oklahoma Baptists weigh in on beleaguered seminary leader

LifeMay 13, 2018

Oklahomans are among those weighing in for and against Southwest Baptist Theological President Paige Patterson, a prominent and influential Southern Baptist Convention leader who is currently embroiled in controversy surrounding past remarks he...

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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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Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

Life4 days ago

Oklahoma event Ticket Ticker

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The OK -- The Travel Issue

LifeMay 6, 2018

As probably too many of my co-workers here at The Oklahoman can tell you, I bleed purple. In a newsroom and state where the favored college colors tend to crimson and cream or orange and black, that can make a fella feel, well, let's just say...

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Oklahoma River to get a tree makeover

Business3 days ago

A mostly barren 3.5-mile stretch of the Oklahoma River south of downtown is set to get an influx of 1,000 trees, patches of wildflowers and natural grasses, and about 50 natural stone benches as part of a 50th anniversary celebration next year by...

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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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The producer

News2 days ago

There’s nothing basic about the career of Sir Cameron Mackintosh, who over the past half-century has become widely regarded as the most successful theater producer in the world.

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OKC City Manager Jim Couch's retirement coincides with start of new era

Business20 hours ago

The announcement by Jim Couch on Monday that he is set to retire doesn't just mark the end of a record stint as city manager, nor is it notable only for how it was a time of growth and innovation for Oklahoma City.

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