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Confederate flag from S. Carolina Statehouse put on display

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — The last Confederate flag to fly at the South Carolina Statehouse has quietly been put on display at a...

News

Frigid air, high winds sweep the Northeast; at least 7 dead

CONCORD, N.H. (AP) — Falling temperatures replaced the weekend's falling snow Monday as bitter cold and gusty winds swept...

Business

After storm, large swath of nation plunges into deep freeze

BOSTON (AP) — Bitter cold is setting in after a major winter storm blanketed a wide swath of the country in snow, sleet and...

Life

Lynching museum awakens historical past, reveals Oklahoma involvement

MONTGOMERY, Ala. — It was supposed to be a trip to learn more about lynching in the South, but it turned out that Oklahoma was...

Life

Will Rogers World Airport surpasses record by 415,000 travelers

For the second consecutive year, Will Rogers World Airport has set a record for passenger traffic.

Health

Add a little spice to 2019 — here's how

Routine is comfortable, but adventure can be exhilarating, writes columnist Charlotte Lankard.

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TSA opting for a friendlier look with floppy-eared sniffer dogs

The dogs deployed by the Transportation Security Administration at airports nationwide use their noses to sniff out explosives...

Sports

Flying United usually leads to trouble

Getting home from South Florida was quite the ordeal

Sports

Lots of waiting, then the action comes fast in the Orange Bowl pressbox

A night game offers lots of challenges for college football writers on deadline

Sports

Friends & family convene in Fort Lauderdale

The day before a bowl game can be relaxing, especially when friends and family convene.

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Orange Bowl Media Day goes quite smoothly

Hard Rock Stadium has a new look and a new name since the Sooners last played in the Orange Bowl

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Headed to the Orange Bowl on Christmas Day

Traveling on Christmas can be a bummer, but some things went well

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Night sky over New York turns blue as ‘transformer explosion’ at Queens Con Edison power plant causes outages, shuts LaGuardia

NEW YORK — A transformer explosion at a Queens Con Edison plant turned the night sky a strange shade of blue over New York...

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Seabreeze Boulevard has changed over the years in Fort Lauderdale

Walking the waterfront in Fort Lauderdale is a cool experience

News

Oklahoma City Memorial to remain open during shutdown

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Officials say the memorial to Oklahoma City bombing victims will continue to operate during the U.S....

Life

Transportation officials encourage holiday travelers to be patient

Travel and transportation officials are predicting more Americans than ever before — about 112.5 million — will travel this...

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This holiday season could be the busiest ever for travelers

More people will travel for the holidays this year than ever before, according to a new report.

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Federal health experts to study Austin scooter crashes

Experts from the U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention are descending on Austin to study a new public health concern...

Life

Make holidays happy for pets by keeping them safe, healthy

DEAR ABBY: Holidays can be stressful and even dangerous for pets. Here are some things pet owners can do to make them less so...

Life

First Hike offers chance to start new year on a healthy note at state parks

One of the many joys of the holidays is participating in various seasonal traditions. Holiday traditions are important in every...

Some do’s and don’ts lead to more harmony in life

Health1 day ago

Wish list of "to do's" and "don't do's" can calm emotionally charged relationships.

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Life

Will Rogers World Airport has second consecutive record-setting year

For the second consecutive year, Will Rogers World Airport has set a record for passenger traffic.

Life

Bourbon sprawl

It was 11 a.m. in Louisville, and I was contemplating a silky, amber and Very Old liquid in my glass. Fortunately, I was primed...

Business

E-scooter crashes could carry legal risks

E-scooter crashes could carry legal risks Q: If you ride an e-scooter and injure a pedestrian, are you liable for medical...

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A quick trip to Arlington for the Big 12 Championship Game was quite memorable

The atmosphere at JerryWorld was superb, just not as good as at the Cotton Bowl in October

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Video: Bob Dole salutes former president Bush

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Senate Majority Leader Bob Dole has saluted President George H.W. Bush at the casket of the late...

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Beyond North Sentinel: A look at uncontacted and isolated tribes

In an age of technology, there are still hundreds of tribes across the globe who are cut off from the rest of the developing...

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'Asleep' pilot missed destination in Australia, officials say

A small plane overshot its destination in Australia by almost 50km (30 miles) after its pilot fell asleep in the cockpit, air...

Lyric Theatre brings Curious George to stage for young audiences

News3 days ago

“Curious George: The Golden Meatball” opens Wednesday at Lyric at the Plaza.

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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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Closet conundrum

Life6 days ago

Deciding what to keep and what to toss in your closet isn’t always easy — sometimes it takes a lot of time and resolve

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Ex-wife wants child support from powerful state lawmaker

Life13 hours ago

Rep. Kevin Wallace has been ordered to appear on the second day of the upcoming legislative session for his arraignment in Lincoln County District Court on a contempt of court citation.

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Pryor comic convention to celebrate third year with 'Power Rangers' guest

Life5 days ago

PRYOR — The Pryor Creek Comic Convention is getting even bigger in its third year. The convention, set for 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Saturday at 6 N Adair St. in Pryor, will welcome Oklahoma actor Justin Nimmo, who played the Silver Ranger on the TV...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Save your reply for the invitation

Life2 days ago

QUESTION: I received a save-the-date card for a wedding to be held out of state late this summer. Does this require a reply or is this a courtesy, telling me to, indeed, mark my calendar for the wedding? I probably won't attend the ceremony,...

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Free dental care offered during 2-day clinic

Health1 day ago

Those in need of dental care can receive it free of charge Feb. 1 and 2 during Oklahoma Mission of Mercy dental clinic at State Fair Park.

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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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Find your thrill at the Grill on the Hill

Life16 hours ago

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, spotlights The Grill on the Hill, Capitol Hill's living heartbeat and great place for a meal.

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