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Winchester Drive-In set to open 51st movie season in Oklahoma City without the beloved, late owner

It was July 3, 1968, when the first car pulled up to the Winchester Drive-In movie ticket booth for the premiere show. Lindy...

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Escaped inmate arrested after standoff with law officers Tuesday in Oklahoma City

An escaped inmate has been arrested after a pursuit and standoff with law officers that lasted for more than two hours early...

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Vision and passion drive successful entrepreneurs

Successful entrepreneurs have vision. They are driven by passion and possibilities. It is a privilege to watch them in action....

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Drive time

Construction crews began work Monday to remake the Interstate 235/Interstate 44 interchange in Oklahoma City. The project,...

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Learning to be president at OU was a trial by fire for James Gallogly

NORMAN — A stately desk covered in folders, memos and spreadsheets keeps University of Oklahoma President James Gallogly tied...

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Science Museum Oklahoma announces Schlumberger matching grant for energy exhibit renovation

Science Museum Oklahoma has announced that Schlumberger will provide a matching grant of $90,000 to help renovate the museum’s...

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MAPS for streets progress detailed in report for Oklahoma City Council

The report says the Community and Neighborhood Enhancement Advisory Board approved projects to resurface 90 miles of arterial...

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Reader response: Should OKC be more bike friendly?

Oklahoma City's limited bicycling infrastructure around downtown has received heightened attention after a cyclist was killed...

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Area students pitch in to build community for homeless teens

Preliminary work began in early March on a tiny home community to house teens living on their own in the Oklahoma City area....

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Crime briefs

Lindsay woman dies Sunday in collision A Lindsay woman died Sunday of injuries suffered in a Grady County collision, the...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 25, 2019

Street repairs progressing Smoother streets are ahead, according to volunteers overseeing street repairs and related...

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Oklahoma City Council to vote on $25,000 Holtzclaw settlement

A settlement for an excessive force lawsuit against former Oklahoma City police officer Daniel K. Holtzclaw will come down to a...

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The location has changed, but Craig's Curious Emporium in OKC remains magical

Walk long enough with Craig Travis among the voodoo skulls, mermaids and Mother Mary figurines, and he will tell you about the...

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Search for cues when supporting grieving friend

QUESTION: When you receive news of your friend’s father’s death, what is the right time to visit? Do you go to her house...

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Oklahoma Scene: Energy FC loses 1st game of season

Cameron Iwasa scored three goals, and Sacramento Republic FC handed Oklahoma City Energy FC its first loss of the season with a...

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Mustang scuba diver missing from Cozumel, Mexico

MUSTANG — A scuba diver who went to Mexico to complete diving certification classes has been missing since March 13, family...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace: March 24

HONORING THE CHAIRMEN Occasion: Cathy Keating and former Gov. Frank Keating were honorees at the special evening recognizing...

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Bower designed for families desiring urban living

The largest single influx of for-sale housing in Midtown now looms over NW 4 with a new approach that is designed to appeal to...

In response to fatal accident, city weighs options for Bricktown Canal lighting system safety upgrades

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Recommendations for a new Bricktown Canal lighting system include safety features that were missing last fall, when a man fell into the canal and died after touching exposed wires from a broken fixture. An architects' report done for the city...

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March Madness makeover promotes dreaming big at OKC school

March Madness comes and goes each year, but one Oklahoma City Public School recently received a gift that will last well into...

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Effort underway to release nonviolent offenders

Colleen Johnson was stunned to learn she would be released four years early from the Oklahoma City Community Corrections...

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Two vie for south OKC board seat

The incumbent is a 49-year-old former educator who has served on the Oklahoma City School Board for more than four years...

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'Disruptive' I-235 project to begin in OKC

The honeymoon is about over for Interstate 235 commuters who have been enjoying a five-month respite from construction on the...

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Swine virus found at livestock show in Oklahoma City

A number of pigs that were recently shown at the Oklahoma Youth Expo are thought to have contracted or been exposed to a virus...

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Severe thunderstorm watch in effect for much of central Oklahoma Saturday

Parts of central Oklahoma, including Oklahoma City, could see a slight chance for severe weather Saturday afternoon and into...

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Pink visits Oklahoma City National Memorial ahead of her OKC concert

The three-time Grammy Award winner posted on Instagram Friday a photo of her 7-year-old daughter, Willow Sage Hart, looking at...

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Spring's alarm has sounded in central Oklahoma

It is amazing the difference a few warm sunny days can make as it serves as a wake-up call or alarm clock for the plant world...

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OKC home show to feature green living coach, others

If “going green” brings up images of solar panels on the roof and electric cars parked in the driveway, chances are you’re...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for March 23, 2019, the Edgewater

The Edgewater is this week's house plan.

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Class-action suit could change real estate commissions

In what could be the most far-reaching antitrust lawsuit for the real estate market in decades, the National Association of...

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What Realtors wish more senior sellers knew

I know. I know. You’re tired of my harangue — always telling you to let go of stuff, get rid of clutter, clean house and...

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Let's all click 'Like' on Facebook's fair housing settlement

Facebook's lawsuit settlement over fair housing violations really is historic, even aside from the importance of the issue,...

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Home and garden notes for March 23

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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The Oklahoma's Listing of the Week for March 23, 2019, former Kevin Durant townhouse

The Listing of the Week was one of Kevin Durant's townhouses in Deep Deuce. He combined two into one, which then were separated...

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Downtown housing expands, some affordable housing planned

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Oklahoma City 'urban village' project is planted in an Opportunity Zone

Oklahoma County is a top opportunity zone investment area, and even as investors await detailed federal tax regulations before...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $45 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Real estate notes from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

MUSTANG Braum's upgrades Mustang Road site Braum’s has added double drive-thru ordering lanes at its location at 333 N Mustang...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

Coldwell Banker Commercial-Select reports these real estate transactions: Casey’s Marketing Co. paid $1 million to Gary and...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 23, 2019

7725 Reno 1 LLC: 7725 W Reno Ave., restaurant, remodel, $1,000,000. No name provided: 1636 S Czech Hall Road,...

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3 suspected in fatal OKC gunfight

Three suspects have been identified in a February gunfight that killed a 20-year-old man. Keshawn Demonta Franklin, 23, of...

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Cyclist’s death highlights OKC infrastructure needs

The death of a cyclist Thursday who was hit by a car along Classen Boulevard has drawn attention to the lack of cycling...

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Inspectors disagree over water heater code

DEAR BARRY: The home we are buying is brand new and was just approved by the city inspector. To be on the safe side, we hired a...

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OKC police release video related to fatal bicycle collision

Oklahoma City police on Friday released surveillance video of a vehicle thought to have been involved in the death of a local...

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Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer answered questions from readers this morning.

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Medical marijuana industry using specialized security services

Every business works to secure its assets, and those in the marijuana industry are no different. The difference between...

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Oklahoma Real Estate Commission hires new executive director

The Oklahoma Real Estate Commission has named Sherry Kueffler, former longtime investigator for the commission, as its new...

OKC woman loses job after being jailed by mistake two weeks

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A first-ever check of every inmate in the Oklahoma County jail found a 20-year-old woman had been locked up for days by mistake. "This is the most egregious case in my opinion," Public Defender Bob Ravitz told the presiding judge in a report on...

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3 teenagers wanted in OKC homicide, burglary

Oklahoma City police have identified three teenagers in a February homicide and burglary. Arrest warrants have been issued for...

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15-year-old charged with shooting juvenile

A 15-year-old boy has been arrested and charged with shooting another juvenile in the head. Diego B. Ginez, of Oklahoma City,...

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Midtown tower approved

A proposed eight-story Midtown condominium tower is clear to proceed after the city’s Downtown Design Review Committee voted...

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Oklahoma County sheriff upset with county commissioner over jail criticism

Oklahoma County Sheriff P.D. Taylor lashed out Thursday at a county commissioner who has accused him of mismanaging the jail....

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Bicyclist dead after being hit in NW OKC Thursday

A chef at a popular downtown Oklahoma City restaurant died Thursday after he was struck by a vehicle while riding his bike near...

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What to do in Oklahoma on March 21, 2019: Celebrate the past during the OKC Museum of Art's Third Thursday

The Oklahoma City Museum of Art, 415 Couch Drive, is celebrating decades past with its monthly Third Thursday event from 5 to 9...

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New boutique hotel planned for OKC's Midtown

Pivot Project, which is wrapping up redevelopment of a brewery, food hall and offices in Midtown, is set to start a second...

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State briefs for March 21

EDMOND UCO to host photography camp in June High school students who are interested in learning more about photography are...

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AMC theaters around OKC might soon serve alcohol

AMC movie theaters at Quail Springs Mall and Penn Square Mall might soon add alcohol to the concession stand. Applications for...

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Oklahoma Youth Expo underway at State Fair Park

Standing inside the busy, noisy barns at State Fair Park on Wednesday, you would never guess Cade Karcher Charmasson, 9, gets...

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FINAL: Raptors 123, Thunder 114 (OT)

Follow action from the Thunder-Raptors game.

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More Infill on Uptown 23rd

It wasn't that long ago that NW 23 between Broadway and Western - Uptown - was littered with empty and boarded up buildings and...

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Magic show to benefit Friends for Folks, Central Oklahoma Humane Society

Oklahoma native Rob Lake amazed the audience with magic on "America's Got Talent," and now he will perform at the Tower Theatre...

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Putnam City teacher job fair set for Tuesday

Putnam City Public Schools will hold its annual teacher job fair from 2 to 6 p.m. Tuesday at Francis Tuttle’s Reno Campus, 7305...

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'Beach Scapes' inaugural show for The Art Project exhibition gallery

“Beach Scapes,” studies of light and movement from the Emerald Coast, will be the inaugural exhibition at The Art Project. The...

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Central Oklahoma Quilters Guild to meet, host lecture and workshop

The Central Oklahoma Quilters Guild will meet at 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. March 28 in the Clarence E. Page Building at Wiley Post Air...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Anadarko Anadarko High School class of 1964 is looking for classmates for a 55th reunion June 14-16. For information, email...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Asian Favorites Part One: Chef Misung Billins, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45 Gyoza: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to...

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4-H member collects backpacks, school supplies for students

Although a backpack is an essential item when children are needing to carry books, homework, teacher notes and other items, not...

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Boy Scouts to honor Dick Sias with 2019 E.C. Joullian Distinguished Citizen Award

The Last Frontier Council will honor Dick Sias with the 2019 E.C. Joullian Distinguished Citizen Award on Tuesday. The award...

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OKC Parents Helping Parents plans April meetings

The Oklahoma City chapter of Parents Helping Parents has announced meetings for April. Brooke T. Cohn, a licensed alcohol and...

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State briefs for March 20

ARCADIA Musician to perform Sunday at Round Barn Singer-songwriter T. Z. Wright, a longtime member of the Woody Guthrie Folk...

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Hump day

Kiara Taylor, 9, left and Janiah Brown, 4, laugh as they ride a camel at the Oklahoma City Zoo on Tuesday.

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Two state legislators invited to White House as Trump expected to sign executive order about free speech on college campuses

Two Oklahoma lawmakers plan to visit the White House this week to discuss First Amendment rights on college campuses. State...

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Authorities release names of victims of airplane crash in Oklahoma City

The names of two local aviators killed Monday in an airplane crash at Sundance Airpark have been released by the state medical...

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Study lays out options for Bricktown Canal lighting system safety improvements

Upgrades would incorporate safety features that an architectural firm's study says are missing from the current installation.

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Oklahoma City retirement center evacuated Tuesday due to odor of natural gas

A northwest Oklahoma City retirement center was evacuated due to a natural gas odor Tuesday morning, firefighters reported....

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High of 68, windy and sunny Tuesday in Oklahoma City

Oklahoma City will have sunny skies and a high temperature of 68 degrees Tuesday, the National Weather Service reported....

1 in 20 'uninsured' violations are false positives

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Nearly 5 percent of vehicles identified as uninsured in Oklahoma were flagged by mistake, according to the prosecutor in charge of a new program that includes automatic license plate readers. At least 663 people were sent warning letters by the...

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Actions could turn Bricktown into another 'Times Square'

Is Bricktown an entertainment district, or is it a historic district? More than a quarter century has passed since Bricktown...

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State briefs for March 19

STILLWATER OSU to host science, engineering fair More than 150 junior high and high school students in science, technology,...

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Son of former sheriff killed in OKC shooting

The son of a former county sheriff has been named as a victim of a fatal drug robbery in Oklahoma City. Jake McLain, 19, was...

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Man, woman killed in airplane crash at Sundance Airpark in west Oklahoma City on Monday

An airplane crashed while landing Monday at Sundance Airpark, killing a man and woman, a fire department spokesman said. About...

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Downtown OKC garage, apartment plans presented

Development of an 1,100-space garage and an adjoining eight-story apartment and retail tower next to the future Omni continues...

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Spring break bounce

Students in Oklahoma City Public Schools are in their second week of spring break, but many students in the region started...

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Man in wig robs southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon

A man in a wig robbed a southwest Oklahoma City bank Monday afternoon, police reported. About 1:30 p.m. Bank of the West, 1600...

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Police investigate shooting death of Idabel man Friday in northeast Oklahoma City

Police have arrested a shooter and two other men in connection with the Friday night killing of an 18-year-old man in northeast...

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Woman arrested after ambulance stolen for Oklahoma City ride

A woman who stole an ambulance and took it on a ride in Oklahoma City was arrested early Saturday, police reported. The woman,...

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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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Dueling developments proposed for triangle plot

A prominent triangular-shaped block that previously was envisioned for a new Greater Oklahoma Chamber headquarters and then a...

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Metro faith community gathers for NZ prayer vigil

A metro Muslim leader said his faith community won't cower in fear in the wake of a deadly shooting spree at two New Zealand...

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St. Patrick's Day weekend checkpoint reports arrests at NW 18 and N Classen Boulevard

A St. Patrick's Day weekend checkpoint netted a number of arrests at NW 18 Street and N Classen Boulevard, law officers...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 18, 2019

Study compares salaries Salaries for Oklahoma City's mayor and city council are on the low end in a study of 15 "peer" cities...

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Continental vs. American style of eating: Which is better?

QUESTION: What is the Continental Style of eating? Is eating Continental Style acceptable in Oklahoma? Is the American style...

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'Live PD' to return to Oklahoma with highway patrol

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is about to get a major closeup. A&E Network’s “Live PD” will begin filming March 29 with...

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Hamilton wins 2019 Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee

Rachel Hamilton from Whitebead Elementary School in Pauls Valley won the 2019 Central Oklahoma Spelling Bee. Hamilton’s winning...

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Sunny, warm days ahead for spring break week in Oklahoma City

Sunny days are ahead this week for spring break in Oklahoma City, the National Weather Service reported. Sunday through Tuesday...

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Dangerous drop-offs can by found along Oklahoma City roadways

On NW 150, in a mostly rural part of Oklahoma City, the aging asphalt pavement of the two-lane road is full of potholes....

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Sunday Morning: March 17, 2019

LEGACY AND LEGENDS 2019 Event: Five Junior League sustainer and active members were recognized as “Legacy and Legends” award...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week of March 16, 2019

The Listing of the Week is an equestrian estate of 85 acres just off the new turnpike near Harrah. The main home, 7,466 square...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 16, 2019

Lingo Construction: 1225 N Broadway Ave., shell building, shell, $2,000,000. Jim Cooley Construction LLC: 100 S E.K. Gaylord...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for March 16, 2019, the Brookfield

The Brookfield is the house plan of the week.

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Home and garden notes for March 16

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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What happens when your style is all of the above?

I am a sucker for quizzes. What career should you actually have? (Writer. Phew!) What city should you live in? (Paris. I know.)...

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Coming to terms with prefab life

EDMOND — Oh, the prefabricated life, how I do love thee, let me count the ways. I woke up in a prefab bed. Made coffee in a...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Buying a home just got easier for many in the gig economy

WASHINGTON — If you're one of the millions of Americans who are self-employed or earn money on the side through freelance,...

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Coastal housing dollars hit an affordable rent ceiling in Oklahoma

Out-of-state housing dollars cut both ways in Oklahoma. Homebuyers can buy high here. Sell a $1 million house in California,...

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Architecture tour, historic preservation workshops in OKC

Architecture tour scheduled in OKC The American Institute of Architects Central Oklahoma Chapter has announced locations for...

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Winter housing market days are numbered in OKC

Homebuilding and sales started 2019 almost like "Groundhog Day" 59 days in a row — the 1993 Bill Murray flick, not Feb. 2. Not...

Inhofe says demands on National Guard still too great

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Speaking to leaders of the Oklahoma National Guard, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said Wednesday that the nation was still demanding too much from Guard units but that the situation was getting better. "You’re still in a position where you’re taking on...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 16, 2019

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: Primary Investments I LLC paid $925,000 to Studio 900 LLC for a...

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Students gather at Oklahoma State Capitol to plead for action on climate change

Max Salcido stood about 50 yards away from the large oil derrick on the south plaza of the Oklahoma State Capitol on Friday...

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State briefs for March 16

OKLAHOMA CITY Free and half-price pet adoptions Sunday at OKC Animal Welfare Wear green to OKC Animal Welfare on Sunday for a...

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Pair o' parades planned

Looking for a St. Patrick's Day parade? Take your pick. St. Patrick's Day is officially on Sunday, but two parades are planned...

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Police supervisors entitled to overtime, but back pay denied

A union contract entitles deputy chiefs and majors in the Oklahoma City Police Department to overtime for hours worked outside...

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Broken Arrow takes top spot in list of affordable housing in Oklahoma

Broken Arrow has the most affordable homes in the state, according to a new report.

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Person shot, killed at NE OKC apartment complex Friday

A person was killed in a Friday shooting in northeast Oklahoma City, police said.

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Trio of alpacas join Oklahoma City Zoo animal family

The Oklahoma City Zoo on Friday announced the addition of three alpacas to the zoo’s animal family.

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OKC man arrested Friday, accused of shooting cousin to death

A 44-year-old Oklahoma City man was arrested Friday, accused by police of shooting and killing his cousin in northeast Oklahoma...

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Controlled burn scheduled at Martin Park Nature Center

An 8-acre controlled burn is scheduled to take place beginning about 11 a.m. Friday at Martin Park Nature Center, 5000 W...

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Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer answered questions from readers Friday.

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

Over the years, the Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition’s “Momentum” has spread over four Plaza District galleries, sprawled across...

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UK company opens OKC office to support Pegasus tanker

Cobham plc will open an Oklahoma City office to support components it makes for the U.S. Air Force's newly acquired KC-46A...

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Others interested in replacement building district offering

Oklahoma City Public Schools will not renew its lease with Harding Fine Arts Academy, telling school leaders this week they...

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The Womb remixed: Flaming Lips' iconic Auto Alley art complex reborn with Factory Obscura's 'Mix-Tape'

Wayne Coyne likens The Flaming Lips and their crew to pirates voyaging with their otherworldly music to audiences around the...

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Things to see and do around Oklahoma

Girl power: Grammy-winning Texas songwriter Maren Morris will perform an 8 p.m. Saturday show at the Criterion, 500 E Sheridan...

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Preliminary plans approved for 1,100-space garage

Preliminary plans for an 1,100-space garage that is key to development of the convention center, Omni Hotel and a mix of...

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State briefs for March 15

OKLAHOMA CITY Prescribed burn set at Martin Park Nature Center Oklahoma Forestry Services will help reduce the risk of...

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As pay raise proposal dies, outgoing councilman says he is charting a new course

Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid plans a move to outsider populism after eight largely frustrating years trying to effect change...

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Police union wins a victory in overtime dispute but questions remain

The city of Oklahoma City said it had been longstanding practice that high-ranking officers on salary were not among those...

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Police investigate homicide of woman in Oklahoma City, no arrests made

The death of a woman in January from a gunshot wound is being investigated as a homicide, police reported. Brea Robinson, 24,...

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House suspends page program amid assault investigation

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's speaker of the House says he's suspending a high school page program following an incident in...

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Oklahoma City Public Works crews replacing wind-damaged traffic signal

Wednesday's windy weather in central Oklahoma was part of a massive storm system that produced blizzard conditions in the High...

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Midwest City police investigating alleged assault of legislative page

MIDWEST CITY (AP) — Police in Oklahoma are investigating after a teenage girl participating in the Oklahoma House of...

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State briefs for March 14

OKLAHOMA CITY Oklahoma Farm-to-Table Family Festival set for March 23 The Oklahoma History Center will host its first Oklahoma...

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OKC man charged with killing his nephew

A man is facing a charge of first-degree murder in the shooting of his nephew. Gerald Wayne Guinn, 68, is in custody at the...

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Founders keepers: Buyers take bargains at condo auction in Oklahoma City

Founders Tower's clearance sale wasn't: All condos did not go. At auction Tuesday night and Wednesday in the former Queen Ann...

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OKC man charged in second rape case

A man denounced as a “serial rapist” has been charged in a second sexual assault after DNA testing connected him to multiple...

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Demolition set on former OGE data center

The former OGE Energy data center downtown is set to be razed within weeks with construction to start this summer on an...

OU basketball: Kristian Doolittle's father uses an outrageous jacket to let the Sooners know they are supported

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COLUMBIA, S.C. — When the University of Oklahoma basketball players and coaches, or even their families, see Dwayne Doolittle on the road, they want to know one thing. “Where’s the jacket? Where’s the jacket.” Never fear. The gaudy,...

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City delays vote on granting iconic church historic status

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma City Council has delayed a vote on whether it should grant historic status to an iconic...

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Strong winds knock out power, fuel wild fires in OKC Wednesday

Strong winds knocked down power lines, led to accidents on roadways and fueled wildfires that sparked across the Oklahoma City...

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Oklahoma City's monthly sales tax revenue is down from the same time a year ago

The March revenue decline raises questions about whether local economic activity is entering of a downward cycle.

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FINAL: Thunder 108, Nets 96

View game developments from Oklahoma City's win against the Nets.

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As pay raise proposal dies, outgoing councilman says he is charting a new course

Teachers, other state and federal employees could serve on the city council under a measure to be considered in April. It...

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Achievers

Several Heritage Hall students were recently honored. Heritage Hall senior Alina Wilson is one of 15 recipients of the Bryan...

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Irish genealogy to be explored by Edmond group

EDMOND — Do you have Irish ancestry? "Researching Irish Genealogy" will be presented during the meeting of the Edmond...

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Edmond's Heard on Hurd returning for sixth season

EDMOND — In celebration of the St. Patrick’s Day holiday, the theme for Citizens Bank of Edmond’s return of Heard on Hurd will...

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Local falconer to speak at OKC Audubon Club meeting

A falconer will be the guest speaker during the March meeting of the OKC Audubon Club. Oscar Pack, a longtime local falconer,...

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OKC Phi Beta Kappa plans annual meeting March 28

The Oklahoma City Association of Phi Beta Kappa will host its annual meeting and banquet at 6 p.m. March 28 at the Oklahoma...

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Edmond schools to host public forum Thursday

Edmond Public Schools will host its annual public forum from 7 to 8 p.m. Thursday in the Board of Education Room at the...

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Achievers

Jaci Deitrick was recently crowned Miss Mustang 2019. Emily Yannatone was runner up. Mustang’s first Outstanding Teen is...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Garnishing Made Easy: Dennis Moran, 6:30 to 9:30 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $36. Mediterranean Delights: Chef Ahmad...

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Achievers

Three Harding Charter Preparatory High School Alumni recently received a Clyde Riggs Life is Good scholarship for $5,000 each....

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Google can be tricky when researching ancestry

Using Google to search for ancestors can be helpful once someone is done searching their favorite family history websites. But...

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'Knock Your Socks Off' awareness campaign celebrates World Down Syndrome Day

Part of the Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma’s mission is to raise awareness and promote acceptance and inclusion....

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Senate OKs homebuyer accounts The state Senate has approved a bill to create a tax-deductible homebuyer saving account. Senate...

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Renovation set for former Cain's Coffee building

A full renovation is starting up on the one-time downtown home of Cain’s Coffee with plans including conversion of the upper...

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Westbrook fine, fan ban brings focus to rules and relationships

It was Orlando in the dying days of January and Russell Westbrook was talking to a fan. It was civil, a far cry from the events...

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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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State briefs for March 13

OKLAHOMA CITY French and francophone studies colloquium begins Thursday The University of Central Oklahoma will partner with...

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OKC shooting suspect in custody

Oklahoma City police have arrested a suspect in last week’s shooting of a 23-year-old. Christopher Todd Cargle, 25, is in...

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City council delays vote on First Christian Church designation

Representatives of First Christian Church promised Tuesday they have no plans to tear down the architectural landmark and do...

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Local Asian dining choices worth a tour

Firecracker debris had barely cleared from last month’s Lunar New Year celebrations when I engaged in a belated celebration of...

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High winds, heavy rain ahead in Oklahoma City

A storm system with high winds and heavy rain is headed to Oklahoma Tuesday and Wednesday, the National Weather Service...

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Oklahoma City man convicted of murder in death of patrolman during trooper collision

NORMAN — A jury convicted a man of first-degree felony murder in the death of an Oklahoma Highway Patrol lieutenant after two...

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Arrest made in Sunday shooting death in southwest Oklahoma City

Arrest made in Sunday shooting death Police have reported an arrest in the 20th homicide case of the year in Oklahoma City....

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Metro nonprofit raising funds for shelter to serve sex trafficking victims

A metro nonprofit that serves victims of human trafficking has launched a fundraising campaign to open a 24-hour shelter for...

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Bricktown festivities continue as parades find new homes

O’Brien’s, a decidedly Irish bar, has long disappeared from Bricktown, but for more than 25 years the district has hosted...

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Attorney: First Christian not under contract with any buyer

David Box, one of the city’s leading real estate attorneys, is going to fight an effort by Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid to...

Gubernatorial candidates pledge more money for schools

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Each candidate has offered additional education policy ideas, but the bulk of their education platforms relate to core funding.

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OK, How? When OKC's streetcar breaks free from its wire

Welcome to a special multimedia series where I explain how things work in Oklahoma. Along with this column published in print...

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Official: Building offered for relocation needs repairs

Harding Fine Arts Academy officials have put plans to relocate students on hold, telling Oklahoma City Public Schools they are...

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OKC homebuilder sentenced to 2 years for wire fraud

An Oklahoma City custom homebuilder was sentenced Monday to two years in federal prison for defrauding clients in a $200,000...

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State briefs for March 12

OKLAHOMA CITY Online career awareness program launches Oklahoma CareerTech will launch a new online career awareness program...

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FINAL: Thunder 98, Jazz 89

View game developments from Oklahoma City's win against Utah.

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Apartment fire battled in Bethany Monday

BETHANY — Firefighters battled an apartment fire Monday with assistance from surrounding cities. About 11:20 a.m., fire was...

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Police officer shoots 14-year-old boy Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City

A 14-year-old boy with a gun was shot by a police officer Sunday in southeast Oklahoma City, police reported. The boy suffered...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Anadarko Anadarko High School class of 1964 is looking for classmates for a 55th reunion June 14-16. For information, email...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Here are some of the Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Out of order?

QUESTION: How do you figure out who orders first at a restaurant? CALLIE’S ANSWER: Whoever the waiter or waitress looks at...

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Arrest made in shooting death of man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City

Police have made an arrest in the shooting death of a man Sunday in southwest Oklahoma City as a homicide, Lt. Dennis Layden...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 11, 2019

Council to debate pay raise Outgoing Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid is proposing a public vote on tripling the salaries of...

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Two Midtown properties under redevelopment

Shyon Keoppel, the developer who scrapped an apartment project at NW 13 and Western, is set to use the proceeds from selling...

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SUV driver crashes into Lake Hefner Sunday morning in northwest Oklahoma City

The driver of a gray sport utility vehicle who crashed into Lake Hefner Sunday has been found safe, police report. The driver...

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Horn votes with GOP not a help with either party

In her first two months in Congress, U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn has been among a small number of Democrats who have sided with...

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OKC school district's past problems must be left behind

As Oklahoma City Public Schools embarks on the recently passed Pathway to Greatness plan, it is worthwhile to reflect for a...

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'Cowboys in Khaki': WWI exhibit remembers the service of 'Westerners in the Great War'

Although many theories have been cooked up to explain why U.S. troops in World War I became known as “doughboys,” the reason...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 10, 2019

PANHELLENIC SPRING TEA Tea: Greater Oklahoma City Alumnae Panhellenic Association members were hosts for the annual spring tea...

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Person struck, killed by vehicle in NW OKC Friday night

A person was killed Friday night after being struck by two vehicles while attempting to cross a street in northwest Oklahoma City.

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Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity’s 18th Women Build Underway

About 40 women, including honorary Chairman Elizabeth Wilson and more than a dozen Oklahoma City Pi Beta Phi Alumnae Club...

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Buying wine glasses? Follow these 7 tips

If the last time you went out to buy wine glasses, you came home with a five-alarm headache and a bag of plastic tumblers, you,...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

MA+ Architecture: 1701 S Czech Hall Road, school, add-on, $11,100,000. Oncue Marketing: 17801 N Western Ave., retail sales,...

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Paul Bianchina, Some tips for a great paint finish on kitchen cabinets

If you’d like an upgraded look in your kitchen but replacing all the cabinets isn’t in the budget, you might want to consider...

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Barry Stone, Buyers demand new carpet from sellers

DEAR BARRY: When we sold our home, we disclosed every defect we could think of, as required by law. Now, the buyers are...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 9, 2019

The Listing of the Week is a new two-story home with a pool and outdoor living on 0.55 acre in Edmond's White Oak at Iron Horse...

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Ways to boost your home’s curb appeal

When it comes to your home, you only get one chance to make a great first impression, and that takes place before anyone ever...

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Winter reality sets in again, and again, for lawns and gardens in central Oklahoma

It is that season of the year where every time we think spring is about ready to take charge, we get a strong dose of winter...

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Home and garden notes for March 9

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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Oklahoma homebuilding leaders bring home accolades, ideas from International Builders' Show

Oklahomans brought back more than design and construction ideas from the International Builders' Show. They brought home...

Committee sends ag nuisance bill to Senate

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A divided Oklahoma Senate Judiciary Committee supported a measure Tuesday that proposes capping non-economic damages related to nuisance suits brought against agricultural operations in Oklahoma. House Bill 2373, co-authored by Sen. Julie...

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Kenneth R. Harney, Zillow sued over hacked listing of California mansion

WASHINGTON — What may be the first-ever hijacking of an active real-estate listing online — a palatial mansion overlooking the...

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Historic preservation brings an old Oklahoma oil field to mind

EDMOND — Brainstorming before — and at — last Tuesday's meeting of the Edmond Historic Preservation Trust, the West Edmond...

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Teeing off: New batting tee a hit with players

Baseball history is replete with inventions that died on the warning track of bad ideas. A first base with a bell inside it to...

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Warehouse still available for lease

Amazon has not leased the warehouse at 6101 SW 44 for a made-on-demand facility, according to the brokerage team marketing the...

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Oklahoma County property transactions from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $79 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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The fate of First Christian Church led this week's OKC Central live chat

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 9, 2019

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: First Cash Pawn leased a 4,408-square-foot retail...

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State briefs for March 9

MIAMI Tar Creek cleanup officials available for public discussion The public can meet the people responsible for work occurring...

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Venues offer spring break activities for kids, families

Spring break fun is available at many venues, including the following: • Spring Thing offers free family fun Tuesday through...

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Chance for severe weather in Oklahoma early Saturday

Parts of central and southeastern Oklahoma could see severe weather overnight, according to the National Weather Service.

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OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The live chat kicks off at 9:30 a.m. but feel free to submit questions now!

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Things to see and do around Oklahoma

BONE SHAKING St. Paul and the Broken Bones performs at 8 p.m. Friday at Cain’s Ballroom, 423 N Main St. in Tulsa. The band’s...

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Car crashes into northwest Oklahoma City bank, driver not seriously hurt

The driver of a car failed to stop in a bank parking space and crashed into City National Bank, 13805 N May Ave., Thursday...

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Car recovered at Lake Overholser linked to bodies of teens

A car recovered from Lake Overholser on Thursday morning is tied to the recent discovery of two friends found dead at the lake,...

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Police investigate shooting death in northwest Oklahoma City

Police are investigating the shooting death of a man Wednesday night in northwest Oklahoma City. Eric Lamont Washington Jr.,...

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Positive Tomorrows school officials consider how to expand programs once new school building opens

With work underway on the school's new building, officials at an Oklahoma City elementary school for homeless children are...

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Man found dead Thursday in NE OKC house fire

The body of a man was recovered from a home that caught fire Thursday afternoon.

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Oklahoma appeals court upholds life sentence in gang slaying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals has upheld the life prison sentence of a 42-year-old man convicted...

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State briefs for March 7

EDMOND Registration nears end for UCO Black Male Summit Registration closes Friday for high school and college students who...

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Bill banning red-light cameras passes Oklahoma Senate

A bill prohibiting the use of red-light cameras in the state was approved Tuesday by the Oklahoma Senate. Senate Bill 260,...

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Partisan lines drawn on Oklahoma agency proposal

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Wednesday accused Democrats of protecting the status quo after the minority party criticized his agency...

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Oklahoma City woman arrested after baby tests positive for opioids

An Oklahoma City woman has been arrested on child endangerment and illegal drug complaints after her 9-month-old girl was...

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OKC insurance broker sued for fraud, unregistered sales

An Oklahoma City insurance broker is under legal scrutiny, accused of defrauding and “preying” upon senior citizens. The...

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Airline passengers, airport visitors will start seeing construction as terminal expansion gets under way

The project includes a consolidated security checkpoint and an airfield observation deck for visitors.

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OKC Naval officer offers tour in Malaysia

Cmdr. Patrick German, of Oklahoma City, commanding officer of the amphibious dock landing ship USS Ashland (LSD 48), leads...

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Authorities identify second body found at Lake Overholser

A body found Saturday at Lake Overholser has been identified as a 19-year-old man.

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Magasin Table nice add to local Asian fare and Vuong Nguyen is back and busier than ever with trio of concepts

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, reports on the sudden closing of ultra-popular Tsubaki Szechuan plus the return of chef...

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Yukon Public Schools will host a job fair from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. March 11.

Potential applicants are encouraged to bring their resumes and learn more about Yukon Public Schools.  

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Firefighters battle grass fire in southeast Oklahoma City Wednesday

Firefighters battled a grass fire that burned more than 20 acres in southeast Oklahoma City Wednesday. The fire was reported...

Lawsuit accuses officials of operating debtors' prison

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BARTLESVILLE — A national civil rights organization filed a lawsuit Thursday accusing some Washington County judges and the Oklahoma Indigent Defense System of violating the civil rights of poor people by perpetuating an unconstitutional...

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President, CEO of The Foundation for OKC Public Schools takes on new leadership roles in national organization

The president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools has taken on new leadership roles in a national...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling,...

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Achievers

State champions have been announced from the State Elks Free Throw Competition in Enid. Brenna Curry, of Choctaw, shot a...

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Convention showcases students' inventions for solving 'everyday problems'

About 180 young inventors participated in the 30th Annual Oklahoma Student Inventors Exposition held recently at Rose State...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Anadarko Anadarko High School class of 1964 is looking for classmates for a 55th reunion June 14-16. For information, email...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Here are some of the Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to...

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OKCine Latino Film Festival Friday and Saturday in historic Capitol Hill

The fifth annual Oklahoma Cine Latino Film Festival will be Friday and Saturday in the Calle Dos Cinco district in historic...

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OKC National Memorial & Museum provides interactive experience for students

Middle and high school students from Oklahoma Connections Academy recently took a field trip to the Oklahoma City National...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Where there's smoke, there's good barbecue

A lot of new barbecue options have popped up around the metro recently, two at opposite ends of Oklahoma City’s metropolitan...

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Jury gives life without parole for OKC murder conviction

A jury found an Oklahoma City man guilty of shooting a victim more than a dozen times. Darris Antonio Brooks, 34, was convicted...

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Principals learn new assignments day after closure vote

Oklahoma City Public Schools on Tuesday announced new assignments for more than two dozen principals, a day after the school...

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FBI investigating Tuesday bank robbery in Oklahoma City

FBI agents are looking for a bank robber who stole an undisclosed amount of money Tuesday morning from a Stockyards City...

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Premiere date announced for new season of 'American Ninja Warrior,' to feature OKC episodes

The reality TV show will return this spring to the state Capitol grounds in OKC, where it first staged competitions in 2016.

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Police searching for skateboarders accused of nearly $2,000 in damage

Oklahoma City police are searching for several skateboarders accused of causing nearly $2,000 in damage to a fountain at the...

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Body found Tuesday afternoon near Lake Overholser

A body was found near Lake Overholser Tuesday afternoon, the third body found near the lake in about two weeks.

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Oklahoma City landmarks listed among most endangered

Two Oklahoma City landmarks worth worrying about are on the latest listing of Oklahoma’s Most Endangered Places and might just...

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SandRidge posts quarterly, annual results

SandRidge Energy Corp. reported it earned a net income of about $54.2 million, or $1.53 a share, during the fourth quarter of...

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Oklahoma's most endangered places

Preservation Oklahoma on Monday released its updated list of Oklahoma’s Most Endangered Places. The following seven buildings...

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Former Putnam City Schools employee arrested on complaints involving child

BETHANY — A former Putnam City Schools employee who worked at an elementary school has been arrested on complaints of lewd acts...

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OKC sees 'red' for Red Tie Night

The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund will host its 27th annual Red Tie Night 6 p.m. Saturday at the National Cowboy & Western...

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Oklahoma History Center presents Mary Ann Jung portraying Clara Barton, Red Cross angel

A living history portrayal of Clara Barton will be presented during two performances this week at the Oklahoma History Center,...

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The MAPS 4 discussion with Oklahoma City voters is off to a fast start

With interest in addressing social ills and in stepping up neighborhood investment, MAPS 4 shapes up to have its own distinct...

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Homegrown: Thousands attend Oklahoma City marijuana expo

Anthony Fletcher headed to State Fair Park on Saturday not sure of what to expect. The GreenGrow Expo was in Oklahoma City for...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 4, 2019

Turning up the heat on MAPS 4 After Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid asked pointed questions last week about MAPS 4, Mayor David...

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To post or not to post? Ask your child

Is it okay to go to social media with your child’s academic achievements? Our etiquette panel decides.

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FINAL: Thunder 99, Grizzlies 95

Get live coverage of the Thunder's battle against the Memphis Grizzlies today!

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

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The surprising success of Oklahoma City's new senior centers has the voluntary MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board grappling with the question of how many centers to build, and where. "I think it's a mistake" not to build all the centers promised to...

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Former Sonic CEO returns to practicing law

Most city residents know Cliff Hudson as the former CEO of Sonic Corp. — or as a former school board chairman for Oklahoma City...

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Sunday Morning: Helen Ford Wallace, March 3, 2019

HAPPY BIRTHDAY GENE Birthday party: Gene Rainbolt knows how to throw a party! He invited 750 of his closest friends to the...

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Body pulled from Lake Overholser Saturday

A body was pulled from the waters of Lake Overholser Saturday afternoon, Oklahoma City police reported.

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Oklahoma City Home and Garden calendar from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

To submit items, call Melissa Howell at 475-3770 or send email to mhowell@oklahoman.com. Reference “Home and garden calendar.”...

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More Americans are paying mortgages on time

WASHINGTON — It's a real estate and social barometer that doesn't get a lot of publicity, but it's important: More Americans...

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Early struggles fuel home loan officer's passion

It came into focus for LaNell Long one morning about two years ago during an early morning treadmill session — she was thinking...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

DBA Architects: 7900 Mid America Blvd., rehabilitation center, erect, $10,000,000. Proctor Contractors LLC: 1300 SE 82,...

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House plan: The Vercelli

The house plan for March 2, 2019.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 2, 2019

The Listing of the Week is a two-story home refurbished to the studs in Nichols Hills, with all new electrical, plumbing,...

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Mize: Cases closed on polybutylene plastic plumbing

Faulty polybutylene plastic plumbing keeps bursting and damaging people's homes, and homeowners' anger keeps bouncing around...

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Here are are spring pruning tips for Central Oklahoma

As we begin to get some warmer weather, it is natural to want to get outside to work in the yard and enjoy the warm spring...

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OKC Symphony Show House is Sunbeam site

The former Sunbeam Family Services property at 620 NW 21, renovated into apartments by Marva Ellard's MidTown Builders, will be...

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New zones, legal pot create 'Double Jeopardy' for Oklahoma real estate

Commercial real estate used for medical marijuana is still fraught with pitfalls and limitations for property owners. Another...

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Oklahoma City's Council Crossing hooks Ollie's Bargain Outlet as anchor

Jeff Norman has it figured out: When he has news, like Ollie's Bargain Outlet, a national retail chain making its debut in...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • Northgate 3 Industrial LLC has purchased a...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $40 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 2, 2019

Projects receive Citations of Merit The Oklahoma Historical Society’s State Historic Preservation Office recently awarded...

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18-year-old jailed in OKC shooting death

Oklahoma City police arrested an 18-year-old man Friday morning in a fatal shooting. Dayquan Larryon Gray, of Oklahoma City,...

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Oklahoma County court resolves fatal shooting cases

Three murder trials were completed in Oklahoma County District Court this week. A jury found Christina Louise Smith, 33, not...

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Third phase of development underway at the former Mercedes dealership

The Midtown Renaissance Group led by Bob Howard is moving forward with a third phase of redevelopment of the former Mercedes of...

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MAPS 4 possibilities led this week's OKC Central live chat

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer took questions from readers during Friday's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve's...

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Oklahoma City youth baseball moving to Wheeler Park

Two years ago, the number of children who wanted to play baseball in the Oklahoma City Parks and Recreation Department's youth...

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Four killed in OKC wreck Friday morning

A man and three women died early Friday morning after a pickup slammed head-on into a car, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

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3.1 magnitude earthquake shakes Oklahoma City metro area

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — No injuries have been reported after a 3.1 magnitude earthquake shook parts of the Oklahoma City area. The...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat

The chat kicks off at 9:30 a.m. but feel free to submit questions now!

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Two legends stack 'the deck with great songs' for OKC show

A pair of guitar kings will lay out their high cards this weekend in Oklahoma City. The pot will get richer, musically...

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Things to see and do around Oklahoma

Cat's meow David Dondero, called one of the “best living songwriters” by NPR in 2006, will perform at 9 p.m. Monday at Opolis,...

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Soccer stadium proposed for MAPS 4

A 10,000-seat multi-purpose arena is being pitched to be part of a MAPS 4 ballot, with backers including the owners of the...

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Local business uses anniversary for charitable fundraising opportunity

It’s their birthday, and they’ll donate if they want to. Oklahoma City-based brewery COOP Ale Works is celebrating its 10th...

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Union Station designs stress flexibility

Union Station renovations are intended, in part, to bring a building born in the age of segregation into the era of what the...

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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Man pleads guilty to 2017 murder of OKC transgender woman

A Norman man has pleaded guilty to killing a transgender woman in Oklahoma City. Brandon Michael Tyson, 32, pleaded guilty last...

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Putnam City one of few Oklahoma school districts offering child care to teachers

WARR ACRES — Conner Andrulonis likes to joke that he wouldn't leave his teaching job in the Putnam City school district even if...

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Roadways remain icy Thursday in Oklahoma, schools and offices closed

Icy roadways shut down schools and closed offices across most of Oklahoma Thursday, and forecasters predict more wintry weather...

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Hotels canceled, others put on hold as development stalls in Bricktown

Three of several planned hotels in Bricktown are “officially dead,” while others are postponed and just one is set to move...

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Wintry weather leads to wrecks across Oklahoma City Wednesday

Icy roadways were to blame for at least one death and numerous wrecks in central Oklahoma as freezing drizzle fell throughout...

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Fixtures at the OSSAA small-school tournaments, David and Cyndy Glover return after beating cancer

David Glover loves showing off the maps lining his office wall. Five identical rectangle images of Oklahoma, one for each...

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OKC neurologist pleads guilty to rape, sexual battery

An Oklahoma City neurologist has pleaded guilty to sexually assaulting four women. Kersi Bharucha, 62, admitted to...

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Thunder comeback bid fails in 121-112 loss to Nuggets

DENVER — Nerlens Noel stood frozen in place, holding the ball in both hands, staring into space in disbelief. He seemed to have...

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Classes canceled Thursday across OKC metro

View a list of cancellations and delays across the metro.

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Oklahoma City officer on paid leave after firing gun Wednesday

An Oklahoma City police officer is on paid administrative leave after firing his gun at a man who fled from police Wednesday...

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OKC police report large fentanyl bust

A traffic stop earlier this month in Oklahoma City led to one of the largest seizures of fentanyl in the state, police said.

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OKC students asked to tap into creativity for ‘Fix a Leak’ poster contest

Students can tap into their artistic talents for the inaugural water conservation poster contest celebrating “Fix a Leak” week,...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter, 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

Life

Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Mexican Madness Part uno: Chef Emilio Salinas, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45. Thursday Instant Pot 101: Karen...