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With transportation a major obstacle, grant is aimed at helping families

A Washington, D.C.-based nonprofit organization has been selected to lead a four-year pilot project geared toward reuniting...

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Oklahoma City panel takes step to preserve First Christian Church

Oklahoma City’s Historic Preservation Commission agreed Wednesday to begin a process, known as a proposal for designation, that...

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Baker Hughes opens Motor Center of Excellence at its supercenter in north Oklahoma City

Baker Hughes on Wednesday celebrated the opening of a new division in Oklahoma City. The company's BHGE Motor Center of...

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Police continue to investigate graffiti hate crimes in Oklahoma City

Police are continuing to investigate racist and homophobic messages that were spray-painted at the Oklahoma Democratic Party...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for April 6, 2019

The Listing of the Week is a roomy home on a corner lot in Moore. The 2,148-square-foot home at 3212 Blue Stem Blvd. has four...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Saturday, March 5, 2019

Walnuts LLC: 400 N Walnut Ave., office, remodel, $3,500,000. Cmswillowbrook: 10900 N Sooner Road, school, add-on, $2,700,000....

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Order sought to block release of canal accident video

An attorney is seeking a court order to block the city of Oklahoma City from releasing video of a fatal accident last fall on...

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Find civil, useful, social media right Nextdoor

Finally, the Nextdoor app has made itself useful to me. My wife and I downloaded it last summer when a neighborhood pup wound...

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Moesel: Now is the time to spring into action

Spring appears to be flowering and leafing out all around us as the days get brighter and longer. The daffodils are fading as...

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Paul Bianchina, How to find the right contractor

I’ve always been a big supporter of anyone who wants to undertake a DIY project. Doing things on your own has lots of...

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Seller unhappy about cosmetic defect repairs

DEAR BARRY: Before listing my house for sale, I decided to have a structural inspection, so I hired a home inspector. He didn’t...

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New financial tools offer a boost to credit ratings

WASHINGTON — Here's some good news for anyone whose credit scores aren't quite as high as they'd like them to be: Three new...

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Lessons from Ramona’s workshop: 12 steps to re-cover barstool like a pro

Within minutes of walking into my home, she’d flipped over four kitchen barstools with the moves of a wrestling champ, pulled...

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Home and garden notes for April 6

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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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

NAI Sullivan Group reports these real estate transactions: • 1031 EZ Exchange LLC paid $2,755,000 to Memorial Self Storage LP...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for April 6, 2019

Architect firm changes name, adds principals Elliott + Associates has changed its name to Rand Elliott Architects and named...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for April 6

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $31 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Downtown blooms in April

BusinessApr 2, 2019

For a moment, let’s step back, take a breath, and maybe celebrate our community. It’s not to say we’re done discussing serious issues of creating safer streets, addressing the needs of the less fortunate and those struggling just to get by day...

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State briefs for April 6

Poison center warns about snakebite danger Spring's warmer temperatures and rain mean an increase in calls to the Oklahoma...

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Marker will find World War I soldier's grave after 55 years

U.S. Army Pvt. U.G. Moore's military headstone is in safe keeping now, a few weeks after a new resident was startled to...

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Church refurbishes vintage bus to continue youth ministry's legacy

Ron Wheeler remembers riding a church bus in the 1940s, singing a children’s Bible song with as much gusto as his preteen voice...

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Neighbors, artist cope with arrest of accused vandal

NORMAN — Robin Hood Lane residents expressed disbelief Friday at the arrest of a neighbor accused by police of spray-painting...

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Readers raise questions about proposed Thunder Alley

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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Inner-city living space dominates this year's Architecture Tour

Sean and Michelle Cobb’s Cottage District home was practically aglow, with expansive windows and the pale decor seeming to draw...

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Expanded interview and video: Filmmaker Emma Tammi channels women's experiences for horror Western 'The Wind'

After premiering last year at the Toronto International Film Festival, Tammi’s feature film directorial debut, “The Wind,”...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

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

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Enable Midstream Partners pays to equip innovation space at John Rex Charter School with STEM gear, curriculum

Enable Midstream Partners’ CEO joined students at John Rex Charter School on Wednesday to unveil the Enable Innovation Space...

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Renovations begin at historic Walcourt building

The Walcourt, an almost century-old landmark just east of downtown, is getting its first new roof in decades with long-awaited...

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Application deadline nearing for Central Oklahoma chapter of Hearing Loss Association of America scholarships

The application deadline is nearing for two $1,000 scholarships offered by the Central Oklahoma chapter of Hearing Loss...

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Carpenter Square's production of 'Death Tax' pulls few if any punches

A dark comedy about dealing (not very well) with death and taxes kept spectators guessing and sometimes in stitches (without...

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Live weather updates: Storms moving across Oklahoma

Get live weather updates as storms move across Oklahoma.

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Severe weather possible for much of Oklahoma Wednesday

Much of Oklahoma has a low risk for severe weather as storms are set to track through the state Wednesday evening and through...

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With transportation a major obstacle, grant is aimed at helping families whose children are in foster care

United Way says transportation needs are among top three concerns for clients of its partner agencies.

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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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Oklahoma City Association of Black Lawyers to host annual scholarship and awards dinner

The Oklahoma Association of Black Lawyers will host its annual scholarship and awards dinner at 6 p.m. April 11 at the Oklahoma...

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Achievers

The Oklahoma Bar Association’s Indian Law Section has awarded the G. William Rice Memorial Scholarship to two recipients...

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Achievers

Three metro-area teens have earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank within the Boy Scouts of America program. Talon...

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Achievers

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School selected Alexandra Parrott as the March Student of the Month. Alex was nominated by her...

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Achievers

EDMOND — Three individuals and one metro organization were recognized for their contributions to diversity efforts in Oklahoma...

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Pets & People to hold electronics recycling fundraiser April 6

YUKON — Pets & People Humane Society will be collecting unwanted electronics from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Saturday at 1000 Garth...

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Frontier forts of Oklahoma to be discussed at anthropological meeting

Frontier forts of Oklahoma will be discussed during the April meeting of the Central chapter of the Oklahoma Anthropological...

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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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OKC Railroad Expo draws fans of all ages to State Fair Park

It's easy to get intrigued by the scaled landscapes, train tracks and railway cars set in their own miniature railway world....

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunion listings

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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State briefs for April 3

OKLAHOMA CITY OSU-OKC receives $25K grant for driving classes Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City received a $25,000 grant...

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Cooking is hard. These classes around OKC can help

Wednesday Grilling American Meat: Vera Cheek, 6:20 to 9:20 p.m., Francis Tuttle, $49. Sushi Making: Michiko Dowling, 6:30 to...

Senior centers' success has board in a quandary

BusinessDec 24, 2018

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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Thunder Alley entertainment complex proposed for downtown OKC

The Oklahoma City Thunder is teaming up with Hogan Property Co., developer of Lower Bricktown, to build Thunder Alley, an...

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Oklahoma briefcase for April 3

Grants available for aviation, aerospace education The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission is accepting applications for the Fiscal...

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Annual Bridge Conference set for Thursday in OKC

The fourth annual Bridge Conference, aimed at helping people in education, business and government to create awareness, make...

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Oklahoma City and 4 other cities seek clarification of order approving partial settlement in state's opioid case

Oklahoma City and four other cities have asked to intervene in the state's lawsuit against opioid manufacturers. They want to...

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B is for Brielle's, Bistro and Blueberry Beignets: Midwest City cafe is destination dining

Dear readers, I eat as fast as I can to keep you up to date on the newest, greatest places to find a good meal around town, but...

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Shadid tells council, 'Do better going forward'

Ed Shadid says city government is failing those who need it most. Shadid, in departing remarks before he retires next week from...

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One person shot in southwest Oklahoma City Monday

A person was shot in southwest Oklahoma City Monday afternoon, police reported. About 12:30 p.m., shots were fired in the 800...

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Man shot and killed Friday night in southeast Oklahoma City

Police are investigating a drive-by shooting that killed a man Friday night in southeast Oklahoma City. Arnold Antwine Brown,...

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Police release name of man killed in southwest Oklahoma City homicide Saturday night

Police have made an arrest in a southwest Oklahoma City homicide, and officers released the name of the man killed Saturday...

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SUV hits St. Anthony Hospital emergency room entrance Monday in downtown Oklahoma City

The driver of a sport utility vehicle slammed into the front entrance of the emergency room at St. Anthony Hospital downtown...

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#OKC Civic Life for Monday, April 1, 2019

Streetcar mainline done Doug Smith deserves a medal. Smith was project manager for JACOBS engineering, the lead consultant...

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Lone Oak Park work to start this spring in northwest Oklahoma City

The city's next public park will start taking shape in the next few months, Oklahoma City Parks officials said. Lone Oak Park,...

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Eagles sightings continue in Oklahoma City

In a tree bare of leaves, an eagle family is thriving in northeast Oklahoma City. And across central Oklahoma, other eagles are...

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Judge strikes down state law on marketing of American Indian art

A federal judge in Oklahoma City has struck down an Oklahoma law that prohibits art from being labeled as American Indian if...

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FINAL: Mavericks 106, Thunder 103

Get live coverage of today's Thunder vs Mavericks matchup!

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Homeowner shoots, kills intruder Saturday night in southwest Oklahoma City

A homeowner shot and killed a man who broke into his home Saturday night in southwest Oklahoma City, police reported. About 8...

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Jury acquits defendant of double shooting

An Oklahoma City man was acquitted in a double shooting trial last week. A jury found Gerald L. Taylor, 27, not guilty of...

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Rose State president passionate about educational opportunities

MIDWEST CITY — The view from the president’s office at Rose State College is a big dirt hole, and Jeanie Webb couldn’t be...

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OKC airport art evokes culture, history, weather

Matt Goad hopes his art makes your trip a little better. Goad is doing the art for the $89.8 million Will Rogers World Airport...

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'Living Decor’ offers help for botanically challenged

Houseplants and I have a spotty record. Their survival around my place is hit and miss, mostly miss. If a houseplant does...

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The Oklahoman's house plan for March 30, 2019, the Ontario

The Ontario is the house plan of the week.

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 30, 2019

The Listing of a week is a distinctive, contemporary, two-story smart home in the SoSA area of Midtown. Thye 2,565-square-foot...

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Homebuyers with heavy debt might find it tougher to get a mortgage

WASHINGTON — First-time and move-up homebuyers with heavy debt loads, low credit scores and small down payments face a daunting...

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Ministry completes 'miracle' journey of purchasing Edmond property

EDMOND — Nine months ago, Kaylene Balzer and Lisa Clark led a series of prayer walks on property they hoped to claim for...

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Oklahomans know a thing or two about hail

EDMOND — Timing was everything for the latest from Farmers Insurance. "Oklahoma ranked fifth among states for the highest...

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Rising Star Realtor in Oklahoma City learned to listen as a hairstylist

If Christopher Michael had one piece of advice to impart on a fledgling Realtor, he said it would be simple. “Listen,” he said....

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Spring to-do list and an Earth Day workshop in OKC

Everyone loves spring, especially gardeners, but we need to remain watchful of the weather. The average last frost date for...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

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

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $36 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: GRP Investments LLC paid $9,600,000 to MVP Casady LLC for...

Oklahoma pharmacist indicted on 40 counts of health care fraud

HealthApr 2, 2019

A pharmacist has been indicted in a $1 million false prescription scheme in Oklahoma City federal court. Jeffrey Scott Terry, 37, is facing 40 counts of health care fraud from his pharmacy, Bratton Drug, in Mangum. He was indicted March 5 with...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 30, 2019

Anixter International to occupy new warehouse Anixter International Inc. is expanding in Oklahoma City with a new $11 million,...

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Roads, railroads and sidewalks lead chat discussion

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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Puzzling headstone leads to history mystery in Oklahoma City

Carl Watson did not want to bump into U.S. Army Pvt. Ulysses Grant Moore, 1896-1964, in his living room in the dark of the...

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Oklahoma companies show growth in opening quarter

It was a strong start to 2019 for most of Oklahoma's publicly traded companies. As markets closed Friday, all but seven...

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Ameripointe ready to ship, receive by rail and air from Ardmore, Oklahoma

Shovel-ready is one thing, but Ameripointe is also ready to roll rail and ready for air — big selling points for NAI Global...

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TEDx returns to OKC

Eight years after its last appearance, TEDx returns to Oklahoma City next week with a lineup of speakers covering a variety of...

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OKC airport begins work on expanded terminal, new gates

Construction has begun at Will Rogers World Airport to expand the terminal and add four gates. Passengers and visitors to the...

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India Shrine Circus underway at State Fair Park

Dancing dogs, high-flying acrobatics and other spectacles can be seen this weekend at the India Shrine Circus at Oklahoma...

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Home and garden notes for March 30

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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Cheetah euthanized at OKC Zoo Friday after long illness

A 14-year-old cheetah at the Oklahoma City Zoo was euthanized Friday morning after suffering from an “extended illness.”

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Person in critical condition after being shot Friday in SE OKC

A person was shot in southeast Oklahoma City Friday evening, police said.

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Streetlights at scene of bicycle fatality repaired, city says

City officials release timeline, promise problem of widespread streetlight outages will be addressed by summer.

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OKC Railroad Expo underway at State Fair Park

Model train enthusiasts of all ages are welcome at the OKC Railroad Expo underway at State Fair Park.

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Fire crews battle large house fire in NW OKC Friday

Dozens of firefighters battled a massive house fire in northwest Oklahoma City Friday afternoon.

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OKC clerk in critical condition after being shot during Friday robbery

A clerk at a northwest Oklahoma City convenience store is in critical condition Friday after police said he was shot during an...

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Severe weather possible for much of central, southern Oklahoma Friday

Much of central and southwest Oklahoma have a chance for severe weather Friday afternoon and into the evening, the National...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center hosts last exhibit at State Fair Park with Tatyana Fazlalizadeh’s 'Oklahoma Is Black'

Titled “Oklahoma Is Black,” Fazlalizadeh’s new body of large-scale wheatpaste posters and vivid oil paintings is the last...

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MercyMe returns to OKC for March 30 concert

Contemporary Christian band MercyMe will perform in concert at 7 p.m. March 30 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown...

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Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer addressed questions about downtown Oklahoma City from readers today.

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Bricktown hotel scrapped in favor of assisted living center

Texas developer Joshua Joseph is switching his plans for a fourth hotel just east of Bricktown and instead is preparing to...

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Oklahoma Democratic Party office defaced with racist graffiti

Racist and homophobic messages spray-painted on a building that is home to the Oklahoma Democratic Party were met with...

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OKC police release photos of woman wanted for questioning in racist, homophobic graffiti incidents

Oklahoma City police said they are looking to question a woman in connection with racist and homophobic graffiti found at two...

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Two teens arrested after gun found at Capitol Hill High School Thursday

Two students at Capitol Hill High School were arrested Thursday after a handgun was found on campus.

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Man shot Thursday at west Oklahoma City truck stop, police reported

A man who told police he refused an offer to engage in prostitution early Thursday was shot in west Oklahoma City at a truck...

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Integris, YMCA, MAPS to partner on senior center

YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City and Integris Medical Group are in line to manage the fourth MAPS 3 senior health and wellness...

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Balliet's plans to leave Classen Curve

A Classen Curve anchor tenant is planning a move. The upscale clothing store Balliet’s will relocate to Nichols Hills Plaza in...

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Oklahoma school bus carrying eight students involved in crash near Yukon; No injuries reported

YUKON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says there were no injuries reported when a school bus carrying eight students...

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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...

Governor's staff to focus on Oklahoma's biggest health challenges first

HealthApr 2, 2019

State officials are close to pinning down which big health issues will be targeted first by the Stitt administration, Jerome Loughridge, Oklahoma's new secretary of health and mental health, said Monday. "We're going to take on the most...

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OKC special collection April 6 for computers, tires, ammunition and medication

Oklahoma City will host a special collection for unwanted computers, tires, ammunition and prescription drugs from 9 a.m. to 1...

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Safe Place returns to OKC for youths who need immediate help

Black-and-yellow, diamond-shaped signs on Oklahoma City fire stations and OnCue stores will mark the return of the National...

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Midwest City Elks plan Youth Golf Skills Challenge

MIDWEST CITY — The Midwest City Elks Lodge No.1890 will host its ninth annual Youth Golf Skills Challenge April 27 at Hidden...

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Boeing challenges OSSM students to design, build wing prototypes

Engineers and other STEM professionals from Boeing OKC visited about 140 junior and senior students at the Oklahoma School of...

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Germans from Russia group to meet for annual Founders’ Day Celebration

The Central Oklahoma chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will meet for its annual Founders’ Day...

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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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OKC council approves $26M for First National

With demolition set to wrap up and construction to start at First National Center, the Oklahoma City Council on Tuesday...

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Company offers to hire laid off Yellow Cab drivers

After Yellow Cab Co. surprised customers and drivers last week with news that it would shutter operations, a rival taxi company...

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OKC streetlight outages are a political as well as an infrastructure problem

Oklahoma City officials on Tuesday promised progress by summer on out-of-order streetlights, addressing an infrastructure...

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

An escaped Oklahoma Department of Corrections inmate was arrested after a pursuit and standoff with law officers that lasted...

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Oklahoma City Council approves $25,000 Holtzclaw settlement

A $25,000 settlement passed an Oklahoma City Council vote to resolve a lawsuit against former police officer Daniel K....

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Hospitality at its finest: Industry remembers Vast chef for passion and kindness

If Oscar Wilde's words about sorrow being sacred ground's active ingredient are to believed, the city's restaurant in the...

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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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Streetlight outages become a political as well as an infrastructure problem

Utility executives blame vandalism and wire theft although some residents say response is slow when outages are reported.

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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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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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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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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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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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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...

Local storm chaser charged with child molestation

NewsApr 3, 2019

An Oklahoma storm chaser and photographer has been charged with inappropriately touching a 15-year-old boy. Lawrence Robert McEwen, 28, of Noble, is facing three counts of lewd molestation or indecent proposal to a child and one count of...

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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...

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

The Edgewater is this week's house plan.

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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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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...

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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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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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...

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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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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...

Business

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...

Business

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...

News

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...

Sports

FINAL: Raptors 123, Thunder 114 (OT)

Follow action from the Thunder-Raptors game.

News

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...

Life

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...

Business

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...

News

'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...

Life

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...

News

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...

Life

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

Life

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...

Life

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...

Health

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...

News

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...

News

Hump day

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

News

OKC woman loses job after being jailed by mistake two weeks

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...

Business

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

Recommendations for a new Bricktown Canal lighting system include safety features that were missing last fall, when a man fell...

News

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...

News

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...

Business

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.

Parkinson's patients find joy in dance

HealthApr 3, 2019

NORMAN — The dancers are seated in a large circle as the music begins, one in a wheelchair. Their movements are slow at first — deep breathing, stretching, reaching. As the dance class progresses, so does the energy in the room. Torsos twist;...

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Health

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....

News

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....

Business

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...

News

State briefs for March 19

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

News

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...

News

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...

News

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...

News

Spring break bounce

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

News

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...

News

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...

News

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,...

Life

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...

News

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...

Business

#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...

Life

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...

Business

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...

Life

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...

News

'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...

News

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...

News

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...

Life

Sunday Morning: March 17, 2019

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

News

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....

Business

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...

Business

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...

Business

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

The Brookfield is the house plan of the week.

Business

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.”...

Business

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.)...

Business

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...

Business

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,...

Business

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...

Thunder’s success in halfcourt imperative to playoff success

SportsApr 4, 2019

The questions poured in about momentum, a galvanizing moment, an instance of joy that the Thunder could use as a springboard to consistency or a dream run in the playoffs. There were slivers of hope in the Thunder’s 119-103 win against the...

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Business

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,...

Business

Architecture tour, historic preservation workshops in OKC

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

Business

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...

News

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...

Life

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...

News

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...

Business

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...

News

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.

News

Person shot, killed at NE OKC apartment complex Friday

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

News

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.

News

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...

News

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...

Business

Recap: OKC Central Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

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

News

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...

News

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...

News

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...

News

State briefs for March 15

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

Business

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...

Business

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...

News

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...

Business

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...

News

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...

News

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,...

News

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...

News

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...

Crime

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...

Business

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...

News

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...

Business

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...

NCAA gymnastics: OU's Yul Moldauer soon to close college career almost as amazing as his personal journey

SportsApr 5, 2019

NORMAN — Peter and Orsa Moldauer’s young son would scream so loudly the folks next door could hear him. Those neighbors lived a quarter-mile away. The screaming happened pretty much all day. Pretty much every day, too. When the Moldauers...

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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...

Business

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...

News

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...

News

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...

Business

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.

Sports

FINAL: Thunder 108, Nets 96

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

Business

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...

News

Achievers

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

Life

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...

Business

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...

Life

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,...

News

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...

News

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...

Life

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...

Life

Achievers

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

News

Achievers

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

Life

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...

Life

'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....

Business

Briefcase

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

Business

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...

Sports

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...

Business

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...

News

State briefs for March 13

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

News

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...

Business

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...

Business

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...

News

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...

News

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...

Business

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...

Life

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...

Eddie Sutton doesn't need the Basketball Hall of Fame to verify his iconic status

SportsApr 3, 2019

Eddie Sutton kept insulting his new team. Kept telling the Cowboys that what they were wasn’t good enough. “You gotta get out of that NIT mentality,” Sutton kept saying to that talented but raw group of OSU players Leonard Hamilton had...

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Business

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...

News

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....

Business

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...

News

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...

News

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...

Health

State briefs for March 12

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

Sports

FINAL: Thunder 98, Jazz 89

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

News

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...

News

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...

News

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...

Life

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...

Life

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

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...

News

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...