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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Safety of parking lot church services is questioned

Has the pandemic phenomenon of "drive-in church" hit a roadblock? It depends. Several houses of worship across the metro and...

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Whales filmed having whale of a time during lockdown

LE PECQ, France (AP) — With humans away, the whales will play.In another sign that wild animals are roaming more freely while...

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Iran’s supreme leader suggests mass gatherings may be barred through the holy Muslim fasting month Ramadan amid pandemic

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran’s supreme leader suggests mass gatherings may be barred through the holy Muslim fasting month Ramadan...

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Cats, dogs, Quillie the hedgehog source of comfort in crisis

NEW YORK (AP) —Lala, a 3-month-old black Lab, romped into Ufuoma George’s life a few weeks ago, just as she retreated into her...

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Trump-Biden election off-limits for US bettors (so far)

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Double down on Donald, or bet big on Biden? Plenty of Americans would like the chance to place a bet...

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Fed eases limit on Wells Fargo to make more small biz loans

NEW YORK (AP) —The Federal Reserve is lifting its lending restrictions on Wells Fargo after some of the bank's thousands of...

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DC fights to enforce distancing and braces for looming surge

WASHINGTON (AP) — Pick-up basketball games. Crowds gathering at an outdoor fish market. Family hikes along trails in Rock Creek...

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Cuteness alert: Zoo Miami shows off clouded leopard kittens

MIAMI (AP) — Providing exactly what's needed in these trying times, Zoo Miami has shared images of two clouded leopard cubs.The...

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Most people on Antarctica cruise ship have the coronavirus

MONTEVIDEO, Uruguay (AP) — Nearly 60 percent of 217 people — many from Australia, Europe and the United States — on board a...

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Military promises Pakistani doctors gear to fight virus

QUETTA, Pakistan (AP) — Pakistan's military promised Tuesday that dozens of doctors who were briefly jailed for protesting a...

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Sex. Drugs. Virus. Venezuela elites still party in pandemic

MIAMI (AP) — They whiled away the week on a sex- and drug-fueled romp: dancing on white-sand beaches and frolicking on a...

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VIRUS DIARY: In Beijing, finally, a tentative spring blooms

BEIJING (AP) — The coronavirus came first in the depths of winter. As with so many places afterward, the change seeped in...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Split families make pacts, duel over custody amid virus

As the country hunkered down to fend off the coronavirus, Carolina McAuley expected her middle school-age kids would continue...

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AP-NORC poll: Americans increasing effort to avoid infection

CHICAGO (AP) — Americans in overwhelming numbers are actively avoiding others as much as possible and taking additional steps...

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Tiger at NYC's Bronx Zoo tests positive for coronavirus

NEW YORK (AP) — A tiger at the Bronx Zoo has tested positive for the new coronavirus, in what is believed to be the first known...

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Outlook 2020: 'We need to step into our power,' the Rev. Lori Walke says

The minister at the pulpit made quite an impression on the young law school student visiting Mayflower Congregational...

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Outlook 2020: 'Deliver on your promises without burning out,' Junior League president says

Name: Mandy Heaps, 39, president of Junior League of Oklahoma City. Highlights: "Juggling the work of leading a volunteer...

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Outlook 2020: Celebrating the women of Oklahoma

To women throughout our city: I know you. You are the woman who is taking care of your aging parents. You are juggling a job...

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Outlook 2020: Network is helping single parents to thrive

Rhonda Thomas wants to see single parents thrive. When her son was younger, Thomas struggled to find resources geared toward...

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Coronavirus crashes wedding plans, causes Oklahoma couples to reschedule

LINDSAY — It was like something out of a movie. A cheerleader, Tailor Finney, ran across the football field and jumped into...

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The bands play on: Oklahoma musicians and venues stream shows during coronavirus pandemic

About 8:30 a.m. Monday, Travis Linville decided to do a little busking. On a piano, from his house, via Facebook. "I...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

Editor’s note: As the situation surrounding COVID-19 continues to evolve, we know many things are uncertain. During this time,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Gardening goes viral

The coronavirus has so many people staying in, but out in their gardens, that seeds are in short supply. "We garden every year...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: An American in Paris in the age of coronavirus comes home and plants a garden

EDITOR'S NOTE: Sarah Bytyqi, founder and managing broker of Verbode, a real estate brokerage downtown, was in Paris in late...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Medieval Fair of Norman participants planning virtual Renaissance fair Sunday

The WWW.Renaissance Faire (the "WWW" stands for "Wandering, Wonderous, Wireless") will feature online performances by some of...

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Interview: 'Tiger King' co-director Rebecca Chaiklin talks Joe Exotic, Carole Baskin, Oklahoma impressions and more

Although some big-cat owners were difficult to access and reluctant to be filmed, she said "Tiger King's" main characters - Joe...

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Video: Flaming Lips and Deap Vally perform a trippy cover of Oklahoma native Hoyt Axton's 'The Pusher'

The Lips and Deap Vally have joined forces to create the supergroup Deap Lips. They released a self-titled album, which...

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Watch: Kelli O'Hara talks about her Oklahoma upbringing, wows with 'Take Me to the World' during live-stream benefit concert

O'Hara gave shoutouts to both her parents and her OCU vocal teacher Florence Birdwell.

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Watch: Kings of Leon releases new song and video 'Going Nowhere'

The rockers posted the moody acoustic ballad with a grainy black-and-white video shot live in Nashville, Tennessee.

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Reba McEntire shares photos of her mother's Oklahoma funeral

Jacqueline "Jackie" McEntire was a school teacher, a school secretary and the matriarch of a close-knit southeastern Oklahoma...

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Sequel 'Ghostbusters: Afterlife,' set in Oklahoma, moved to 2021 due to coronavirus pandemic

Sony Pictures has moved several of its 2020 movies to next year due to the coronavirus pandemic, which has shuttered movie...

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Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center celebrating National Poetry Month by creating crowd-sourced poem with poet Quraysh Ali Lansana

In honor of National Poetry Month, Oklahoma Contemporary is celebrating the art of poetry in April.

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Poll: Vast majority of Oklahomans sheltering in place, say normal life is months away

A large majority of Oklahomans in all age groups are sheltering in place, according to a new poll that shows many residents of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Allied Arts launches The Central Oklahoma Arts Relief Fund

Allied Arts has seeded the fund with $100,000 and appeals to the community to grow the fund in coming months.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Duncan's Trail Dance Film Festival goes virtual, live-streaming selections this weekend

The Trail Dance Virtual Film Festival is an opportunity for independent filmmakers to present their work to a supportive...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hideaway Pizza extends deadline for home film contest

Hideaway Pizza will be awarding free pizza for a year and other prizes to those who enter by posting their creative videos to...

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'Garth & Trisha Live!' to be rebroadcast Sunday

In the original Wednesday broadcast, the couple brought their unique blend of casual style, remarkable chemistry and shared...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OklahomaHomies Short Film Contest deadline is Wednesday

Now accepting submissions, the OklaHomies Short Film Contest is an opportunity to exercise creativity from the safety and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: For King & Country reschedules Tulsa tour date

For King & Country also is slated to bring its "Summer Nights Tour" to Oklahoma City for a July 19 show at the Zoo Amphitheatre.

By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC promoter DCF Concerts announces postponed shows at Oklahoma venues (updated)

Several shows planned by the promoter have been postponed or canceled.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University's McKnight Center for the Performing Arts reschedules spring events to fall

The McKnight Center at Oklahoma State University has postponed all performances for the remainder of its inaugural 2019-2020...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Through the roofs, Home sales soar to the cloud

Virtual home tours were already taking off, but the coronavirus and its stay-at-home requirements sent them through the roofs...

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Marni Jameson: When sheltering in place, home doubles as office, school and gym

“What’s for dinner at your house, Marni?” came the text from my future son-in-law (that is, if the July wedding isn’t canceled...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Shared Hope with Jane Jayroe Gamble — We are not alone

Editor's note: This is the first in a series of devotionals written or edited by Jane Jayroe Gamble, former broadcast...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for April 4, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a large home with office in a 1.8-acre wooded, parklike setting in the Edmond area of northeast...

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Northeast OKC church continues food distribution

Cars circled around the block outside one northeast Oklahoma City church as families participated in a recent drive-thru food...

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Passover 2020 offers unique opportunities, rabbis say

Rabbi Abby Jacobson will lead a community Passover Seder on Wednesday as she has for the past 10 years. She will read from the...

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Bible lesson for April 4

“Anyone who resolves to do the will of God will know whether the teaching is from God or whether I am speaking on my own.” —...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Two builders and a lender walk into a pandemic

It looked to me like a couple of homebuilders pulled extra building permits last week to get ahead of the coronavirus slowdown,...

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Barry Stone, Forced-air furnace won’t turn off

DEAR BARRY: Last year we replaced our rock roof with asphalt shingles, and the strangest thing has been happening ever since....

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Oklahoma faith briefs for April 4

Egg hunts featured in guide are canceled Easter egg hunts featured in the 2020 Spring Worship Guide have been canceled due to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Intefaith Alliance hosts virtual interfaith prayer service

Thirteen metro area spiritual leaders participated in a virtual interfaith prayer service on Monday to offer prayers for the...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for April 4, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $102 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for April 4, 2020

Norev LLC: 3012 NW 150, medical clinic-office, supplement, $1,360,320. Justin S. and Lyndsie N. Dallas: 2845 S Portland Ave.,...

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The therapeutic value of the garden in trying times

If someone were to say I must self-isolate in the garden for the next few weeks, I would shake him or her by the hand. If I...

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Rodd Moesel, Plant world is oblivious to coronavirus

We humans have been altering our schedules and behavior to avoid and beat the COVID-19 virus, but nature doesn’t know about...

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OKC church's drive-in service lets you 'come as you are, stay in your car'

An Oklahoma City house of worship came up with a fitting name for its outdoor worship service — drive-in church. And The Rock...

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Colleague promises to carry Coburn's torch for health care transparency

With the passing of former U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, a physician, America lost an impassioned champion for transparency in health...

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Oklahoma judge hears arguments on Stitt’s abortion ban

In a telephonic court hearing Friday, Oklahoma’s solicitor general defended Gov. Kevin Stitt’s temporary, coronavirus-related...

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White House: Wear masks while out and about

WASHINGTON — President Donald Trump announced new federal guidelines Friday recommending that Americans wear face coverings...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nearly 1,000 infected in Oklahoma as state faces financial shortfall

As the number of Oklahomans infected with COVID-19 rose by more than 100 for the fourth straight day, Gov. Kevin Stitt...

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Top Oklahoma residential property brokerages emphasize service

Five Oklahoma brokerages — four in Tulsa, one in Oklahoma City — landed on the 2020 REAL Trends 500 rankings of leading U.S....

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The Latest: UN to decide in month whether to delay meeting

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Morning Music returns via Arcadia Round Barn Facebook page

ARCADIA — Oklahoma musicians Buffalo Rogers and Marco Tello will kick off this month’s Morning Music at the Arcadia Round Barn,...

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OKC Museum of Art, Rodeo Cinema bring Virtual Cinema to Oklahoma during coronavirus closures

The Virtual Cinema opportunities function like online rentals. Film fans can go to a participating theater's website and buy an...

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Small business relief program launches, hits snags

NEW YORK (AP) — The federal government’s $349 billion relief program for small businesses got off to a rocky start Friday as...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Niall Horan cancels 2020 'Nice to Meet Ya World Tour,' including Oklahoma show

The Irish pop star was to bring the tour to Oklahoma to for a May 13 show at Tulsa's BOK Center.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Mayor David Holt gives update, plans on how to limit spread

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt and Dr. Patrick McGough, executive director of the Oklahoma City County Health Department, gives...

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases up to 988 in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Friday there are now 988 confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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Thunder's Billy Donovan shares his philosophy on virtual coaches clinic

With the NBA season on hold due to the coronavirus pandemic, on Wednesday morning Donovan made a live video appearance at the...

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SoonerCon cancels 2020 edition due to coronavirus

The continuing COVID-19 outbreak has led to the cancellation of one of the Oklahoma City metro area’s largest pop-culture...

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Conservation award seeks nominees Sand County Foundation is taking nominations for the 2020 Leopold Conservation Award. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'a lot of questions' among SW 29, other Hispanic businesses and residents

The meats and vegetables and sweet bread were fully stocked Tuesday at La Michoacana Meat Market, where commerce continued...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Restaurant community eyes coordinated effort in crisis support

The growing weight of COVID-19's shadow on the food-service industry has drawn a couple of gestating restaurants out of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond area families offer drive-thru version of traditional devotional practice

In the weeks before Easter, the faithful view images of the Passion of Christ displayed in churches all over the world. They...

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Virtual reality: During coronavirus closures, local art house theaters bring online films to fans

For Sean Peel, turning the projector off last month at Rodeo Cinema was a painful moment. Just 18 months after the nonprofit...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond modifies solid waste procedures

EDMOND — The City of Edmond’s solid waste department is suspending all services that include the manual handling of waste...

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Santa Fe Family Life Center using gym for PPE assembly line

James Timberlake walked through the recreation center the day after being forced to close and was overwhelmed by the silence....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU School of Dance postponing inaugural Five Moons Dance Festival honoring Oklahoma's five 20th century Native American ballerinas

The dance festival honoring five renowned Native American ballerinas from Oklahoma was originally scheduled to take place in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma cancels 'Legally Blonde' the Musical' and Contemporary Dance Oklahoma

Both productions have been scrapped as shelter-at-home initiatives to slow the spread of the virus have been extended.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Sturgill Simpson postpones tour dates, including Oklahoma show, to autumn

Simpson booked the North American tour in support of his new album "Sound & Fury," which was released last fall, along with...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Pride Week & Festival delayed to fall

The OKC Pride Alliance and the annual Pride Week & Festival are completely volunteer-run.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Monster Jam postpones Tulsa tour stop (updated)

Already purchased tickets will be honored for the new show date.

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Acclaimed Broken Arrow rocker JD McPherson to perform debut album 'Signs & Signifiers' in live-stream concerts

The 30-minute sets will be pay-what-you-can shows, with the proceeds going to support the members of his band - Jimmy Sutton...

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OKC Mayor David Holt: 'Sports is a powerful force' that can unite us all

Editor's note: Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt shares why he loves sports and the role it has played in his life. My dad is not...

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Of course you've noticed Deborah Birx's style — that's why it's so reassuring

The diplomatic doctor was missing from a recent coronavirus task force briefing. Deborah Birx, the task force coordinator, was...

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Product developed by Oklahoma cardiologist green-lit for use in COVID-19 treatment

The Food and Drug Administration gave remarkably quick, temporary approval to a cardiac monitoring device that helps doctors...

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First Christian-OKC moves out of iconic building

The iconic church building at NW 37 and Walker Avenue soon will be empty. This week, the First Christian Church of Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: COVID-19 Medicare fraud warning issued

A Medicare warning has been issued regarding public fraud schemes related to the novel coronavirus. What are the general...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: American Sign Language interpreter thrust into role as a lifeline for deaf and hard of hearing

Swerving in and out of traffic, Jimmy Mitchell made a mad dash to get to the Oklahoma state Capitol. After a quick stop at a...

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Business on top, pajamas underneath

A few more shelves might be looking bare at Walmarts across the country, or at least a few more bins empty at fulfillment...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Dan + Shay reschedules spring Tulsa tour stop to summer

Dan + Shay released in fall its latest hit single “10,000 Hours," a collaboration with pop star Justin Bieber. The duo’s Dan...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Alan Jackson's 2020 Oklahoma tour date rescheduled to summer

The three-time Country Music Association Entertainer of the Year's catalog includes enduring hits such as his debut single...

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CMA Music Fest in Nashville canceled due to coronavirus pandemic

Originally known as Fan Fair and billed as the longest-running country music festival in the world, the event was scheduled for...

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Coast Guard: Cruise ships must stay at sea with sick onboard

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) — The U.S. Coast Guard has directed cruise ships to prepare to treat any sick passengers and crew on...

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A running guide to local dining during the ongoing pandemic

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, writes about how food-service professionals are coping with service during the COVID-19...

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Job postings: Businesses looking to hire amid coronavirus outbreak

Businesses are still hiring personnel This list will be updated to include companies looking to hire amid the new coronavirus...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Midwest City updates COVID-19 response

MIDWEST CITY — The City of Midwest City announced Tuesday the closing of public basketball courts and tennis courts. Playground...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoman: Edmond small businesses can apply for grants

EDMOND — The Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce and Edmond Economic Development Authority are accepting applications for their...

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Oklahoma coronavirus updates: Here's what we know

With the coronavirus spreading throughout the country and across the globe, here is what we know about what's going on in...

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Surveys: Manufacturing contracts last month in US, world

WASHINGTON (AP) — Manufacturing contracted in the United States and around the world last month, dragged down by economic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Justin Bieber postpones 2020 'Changes Tour,' including Tulsa date

The tour, promoted by AEG Presents, was scheduled to kick off in Seattle at the CenturyLink Field on May 14.

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Mark White, director of Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art at University of Oklahoma, announces resignation

White spearheaded many prominent projects during his tenure as director, such as raising more than $4 million in programming...

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New beauty products at Trader Joe's

Check out the skincare aisle at this favorite grocery store

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tinker Air Force Base orders 1,800 employees back to work

More than 1,800 workers are heading back to work at Tinker Air Force Base on Wednesday. In the midst of the ongoing...

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Keep your car clean to reduce risk from coronavirus

The spread of the novel coronavirus, and its associated COVID-19 disease, is made worse because it is highly contagious. Since...

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The Hearing Loss Association of America Central Oklahoma Chapter has announced two recent scholarship recipients. Haleigh Scott...

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Scholarship application deadline extended

The Hearing Loss Association of America Central Oklahoma Chapter (HLAA COC) is extending the deadline for its $1,500...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...

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Canadian Valley Technology Center instructor Andrea Verser has been named the National Technical Honor Society’s Advisor of the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Animal Welfare affected by COVID-19

Oklahoma City Animal Welfare has been affected by the current COVID-19 pandemic. Operations have changed dramatically to help...

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Campus Compact has announced students who will make up the organization’s 2020-21 cohort of Newman Civic Fellows, including...

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Flexible pesto pasta is a keeper

Pesto belongs in the pantheon of flexible recipes. Sure, the classic combination is basil, garlic, Parmesan, pine nuts and...

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Blue Cross and Blue Shield of Oklahoma has named employee Jenny Koetter as the 2019 Volunteer of the Year. Koetter volunteered...

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Here's an oven-baked take on chicken Milanese

This recipe dishes up all the crave-ability of crispy-coated chicken without the greasy downside of frying (health- or...

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The 18th annual Oklahoma Regional Braille Challenge was held recently by the Oklahoma School for the Blind at the NewView...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Editor's note: Please contact area shelters before visiting. Some shelters may be closed, have adjusted hours of operation or...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arcadia businesses playing it safe, serving community

ARCADIA — While the Arcadia Round Barn is closed, area businesses are working to still try to serve the community amid the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OCCC seeks donations to help students

The Oklahoma City Community College Foundation is accepting donations for the COVID-19 Student Emergency Fund, which provides...

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Melba's Swap Shop

FARRINGTON RARITIES RELEASED DEAR MELBA: I really enjoyed the late Dave Farrington's recipes. I know he's no longer with us,...

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Love in the time of coronavirus: Florence's Restaurant pays forward kindness

The path to 15 minutes of fame took 68 years to pave and landed square in the middle of a global pandemic, but Florence's...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Q&A with infectious diseases specialist Dr. Douglas Drevets

Dr. Douglas Drevets, an infectious diseases specialist at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center, held a public...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More Norman nursing home residents test positive

NORMAN — More residents of a nursing home here have tested positive for COVID-19 and are being treated — if conditions warrant...

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COVID-19 separates families from foster kids

Biological parents battling to regain custody of children in foster care could lose crucial bonding time and see reunification...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Apps people can use to connect

As schools and businesses close due to coronavirus, many people are turning to screens to stay connected. Online apps such as...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Many find no answers when seeking COVID-19 test

They won't hand these tests out to just anybody. That was the message Tanner Frisbie received when he inquired about getting...

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The Latest: China reports 36 new COVID-19 cases

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

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U.S. poet laureate and Oklahoma native Joy Harjo curating Poem-a-Day in April

"During these uncertain times when we are distanced from one another, may these poems remind us that we are undeniably...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Painted Sky Opera postpones May production

The program was to feature the state premiere of the 2015 one-act opera “Service Provider” by Christopher Weiss.

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Calls mount to close Grand Canyon after resident gets virus

FLAGSTAFF, Ariz. (AP) — Calls mounted Tuesday for the federal government to close Grand Canyon National Park after the popular...

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Here's how to make a request for Wednesday's 'Garth & Trisha Live!' CBS special

In the special, Brooks and Yearwood will perform live from their home recording studio, Studio G, providing an intimate concert...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Mavis Staples and Patty Griffin's spring OKC concert postponed

Griffin, who played to a sold-out house at The Auditorium in 2019, is returning by popular demand to the historic venue....

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Booze buying surges; senators push airlines for cash refunds

The outbreak of the coronavirus has dealt a shock to the global economy with unprecedented speed. Following are developments on...

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Virus: Elton John-led concert raises $8M; Rihanna ups aid

From finding ways to help others cope to sheltering in place to canceling events, here’s a look at some of the ways the...

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How people are helping each other

Acts of kindness during these tough times

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After ‘Tiger King’ cameo, Shaquille O’Neal says he is not friends with Joe Exotic

“Shout out Exotic Joe,” O’Neal says during the opening episode of the documentary. “I got two more tigers.”

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Avoid pitfalls of selling home ‘as-is’

Homeowners should be wary of those who make selling their homes sound easier than it really is.

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Listen: OneRepublic releases optimistic new song 'Better Days,' to perform on 'Tonight Show' from quarantine

"Better Days" will be included on OneRepublic's eagerly anticipated fifth LP "Human," along with the singles "Rescue Me,"...

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Video: Oklahoma singer Kailey Abel's run on 'The Voice' Season 18 ends

Abel, 20, of Verdigris, was the final contestant picked for fellow Oklahoman Blake Shelton's team during the Blind Auditions.

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Savvy Senior: How to protect your elderly parents from coronavirus

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: I’m concerned about my 80-year-old mother who’s at high risk for coronavirus. She lives on her own about 100...

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Pets, mail packaging and more: Answering your coronavirus questions

Today's BodyWorks column addesses some frequently asked questions about the novel coronavirus: Is take-out food safe? In...

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The right way to clean and disinfect household surfaces

By this point in the coronavirus pandemic, most of us know how to properly wash our hands — wet, lather, scrub, rinse, dry —...

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Lankard: 'Prepare for the worst. Be grateful for the good.'

"Welcome to Holland" is a well-known essay written by Emily Perl Kingsley, a mother describing what it is like to raise a child...

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The Latest: WHO warns `far from over' in Asia and Pacific

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic. The new coronavirus causes mild or moderate symptoms for most people. For some,...

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Joe Diffie remembered as great guy and singer by fellow Oklahomans and entertainers

Diffie became the first country music star to reveal publicly that he had been diagnosed with COVID-19, the disease caused by...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Contemporary delays opening of new Studio School to summer

The new Studio School is intended to unite the multifaceted, community-oriented arts education program from Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond City Council amends Declaration of Emergency to include shelter in place

EDMOND — The Edmond City Council has amended its Declaration of Emergency related to the community spread of COVID-19 to...

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Van Gogh painting stolen from Dutch museum closed by virus

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — A painting by Dutch master Vincent van Gogh was stolen in an overnight smash-and-grab raid on a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman amends stay at home order

NORMAN — The City of Norman has amended the city's stay at home order to create enhanced restrictions on essential activities...

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Video: Oklahoma singer Kailey Abel to compete in the 'The Voice' Battle Rounds tonight

For the Battles, Shelton has pitted Abel against another small-town Team Blake singer: country crooner Cam Spinks, 29, of...

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Here’s how to use your $1,200 stimulus check from the government’s coronavirus relief package

Given that millions of Americans are likely to face a fiscal crunch in the coming weeks, they should consider putting part of...

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Fact check: Sunlight does not kill the new coronavirus

An article on a holistic health blog that has been circulating Facebook tells people to go outside to prevent catching the new...

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Shelter in place is a great time for baking

The Food Dude shares a recipe for traditional runza rolls.

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How people in Oklahoma are helping during these tough times

Oklahomans are helping each other, and you can help, too.

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Watch: OKC filmmaker Kyle William Roberts and crew create stop-motion animated tribute to the 1990 'Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles' movie

Reckless Abandonment has teamed with The Okay See Screen Printing & Laser Etching to release a new "Mikey StarSlice" tie-in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond City Council calls special meeting for Monday

EDMOND — The Edmond City Council will hold a special meeting at 5:30 p.m. Monday to discuss possible changes to the Declaration...

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Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid

THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Dutch museum says Vincent van Gogh painting stolen in overnight raid.

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Stargazing: Celestial visitor to brighten skies in coming months

Two celestial visitors grace our skies over the next couple of months. The first one is a 2-mile-wide asteroid that, if it...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Supermarkets aren't alone in offering groceries

Since the onset of the coronavirus threat, weekends have been unkind to local grocery store shelves. Because that’s unlikely...

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On preparing wedding invitations

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are answering questions received before news about the coronavirus outbreak jumped to the forefront of...

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Family Talk: Unsolicited advice not always welcomed

Someone recently said to me, “Can I give you some unsolicited advice?” What do you say to such a question? Choose your...

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Nature & You: Are unicorns a myth or reality?

Your personal scheduling calendar may (or ... may not) be exactly like mine. I’ve got a prominent red ink notation written on...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Neighborhood walks remind us of a time gone by

Trish the Dish and I have embraced the old-turned-new American pastime: Walking the neighborhood. Sounds nice, and it is. But...

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Joe Diffie remembered by fellow country music stars and other celebrities following his death from coronavirus complications

Closely following the passing of longtime Grand Ole Opry member Jan Howard Saturday at the age of 91 and Country Music Hall of...

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Online pastor shares insights about Life.Church's Church Online Platform

Editor's note: Excerpts from the following Q&A were originally to be used in a story about the surge in Life.Church's...

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Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood to perform live concert special on CBS

"Garth & Trisha Live!" will be filmed without a live studio audience. The special will involve a minimal crew practicing social...

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OKC theater actor, educator and producer Ronn Burton stays positive and creative during coronavirus pandemic

But the coronavirus pandemic has caused a worldwide wave of closures, cancellations and postponements, while also taking away...

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OKC magician Joe Coover makes masks for health care workers during coronavirus pandemic

The Oklahoma City performer has been translating his children's classes into free online workshops via the teleconferencing...

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Grammy Award winner and Oklahoma native Joe Diffie dies of complications from coronavirus

Diffie announced through his publicist Friday that he had tested positive for the coronavirus.

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Watch: Garth Brooks and Trisha Yearwood give emotional performance of 'Amazing Grace'

"Inside Studio G: By Request" was aimed at providing a sense of community during this time of social distancing and uncertain...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma actor Christian Kane stars in new action series 'Almost Paradise,' premiering Monday

After starring in the hit TNT shows "Leverage" and "The Librarians," the actor, who was born in Dallas and grew up in Norman,...

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Preview: Concert special 'Garth Brooks: The Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for Popular Song' airing tonight

Brooks, who was born in Tulsa and grew up in Yukon, traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to receive the award at a...

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Interviews and video: Oklahoma museums and attractions rely on social media during coronavirus closures

As the coronavirus has temporarily closed the state's normally bustling museums and attractions, their staffers are getting...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More than a quarter of Oklahoma residents firmly under shelter-in-place orders

Over a quarter of Oklahoma residents are firmly under shelter-in-place orders after Oklahoma City and Tulsa issued decrees...

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'I'm very thankful for it': Christian nonprofit works to fill a need in NE OKC food desert

Some residents of a northeast Oklahoma City neighborhood initially were surprised to learn that a small grocery had opened in...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

Editor’s note: Last week, we asked for photos about what people are doing at home while they are staying in. Here are several...

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Stations of the Cross are a Lenten tradition

Many artists throughout the years have depicted Christ's journey to Calvary in myriad ways.These artistic depictions come to...

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Oklahomans plan 95th production of 'Prince of Peace' Easter pageant

LAWTON — A long-running Easter pageant is in its 95th year of production. The "Prince of Peace" pageant will get under way at...

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Passover Seder 101

As the Jewish holiday of Passover approaches, a local Jewish organization helps children prepare to participate in an important...

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Ecumenical crowd will gather for outdoor Stations of the Cross

Christians from across the metro area will gather in downtown Oklahoma City for an annual observance tied to Good Friday. The...

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Palm Sunday processionals hearken to biblical days

Palm Sunday marks the beginning of Holy Week and the final week of Lent. Many churches will honor an age-old tradition on the...

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Easter blooms at Center of Family Love

OKARCHE — Easter lilies and other assorted flowers will be on hand once again at Kristy Lyn's Flowers & Gifts.A healthy...

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Churches prepare for Simultaneous Revival's 76th year

A large group of northeast Oklahoma City churches will participate in the long-running Simultaneous Revival this year. The...

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Faithful encouraged to 'Put on the Apostle'

What was the Apostle Peter thinking as he ate a final meal with Jesus? What might have crossed the Apostle John's mind as he...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma; As hospitals tend to hundreds of patients, state officials plan for more

As Oklahoma hospitals tended to hundreds of patients confirmed or suspected to have COVID-19, the Stitt administration worked...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hotels closing as hospitality industry faces historic hit

Hotels across the city are starting to close their doors as travel has come to a near standstill and shelter-in-place orders...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: As service, entertainment industries shutter, workers ask 'What next?'

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on Oklahoma City’s large service and entertainment industry. As restaurants, venues...

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Back in action: Oklahoma actor Christian Kane stars in new TV series 'Almost Paradise'

Christian Kane is a man of action, and once again he's answering the call. After starring in the hit shows "Leverage" and "The...

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NY delays presidential primary; Trump nixes quarantine idea

NEW YORK (AP) — As coronavirus cases rose in the national epicenter of New York, President Donald Trump surprised governors of...

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Trump: No quarantine, but travel advisory for NY, CT and NJ

NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — President Donald Trump backed away from calling for a quarantine for coronavirus hotspots in New York, New...

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Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of quarantine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jewish group criticizes governor for prayer event

A metro area Jewish group criticized Gov. Kevin Stitt for his participation in a recently televised prayer service. The Jewish...

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Video: Vince Gill, Amy Grant and family to give Grand Ole Opry live-stream concert

The Grand Ole Opry will broadcast around the world again this week for its 4,917th consecutive Saturday night.

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How people are helping others and how you can help

Oklahomans are helping each other in these tough times.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City to implement shelter-in-place order

A shelter-in-place order was issued Saturday for Oklahoma City by Mayor David Holt.

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The census counts, Realtors say

Realtors are urging people to participate in the national census. It will have a big impact on the future housing market, said...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 28, 2020

Gary J Randolph Construction Inc.: 12208 Stonemill Manor Court, residence, erect, $785,000. Wheeler Construction LLC: 1701...

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Pau; Bianchina, Check hairline concrete cracks before sealing   

Q: We had a new driveway poured last spring, probably 100 by 25 feet. It has developed hairline cracks on some of the...

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Christian education conference continues through technology

An Oklahoma City native returned to his roots just in time to help a local church host an annual conference despite the...

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Live-work-play is another way to stay at home in Oklahoma City's Wilshire Point neighborhood

The coronavirus has people in a temporary stay-at-home mode, but at Wilshire Point it will be a way of life for the long haul —...

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Barry Stone, Buyer questions illegal laundry drain

DEAR BARRY: The home I'm buying has a bootlegged drainpipe from the laundry, which was pointed out by my home inspector....

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Bible lesson

“The world cannot hate you, but it hates me because I testify against it that its works are evil.” — John 7:7 From Jesus’...

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Oklahoma faith briefs

New minister joins spiritual center The Rev. Lin Nowicki is the new senior minister at United Life Center for Spiritual Living,...

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Learn more about gardening, or even become a Master Gardener

If you are finding extra time on your hands due to the current health crisis, it is a great time to get outside and enjoy some...

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Third-party hotline for reporting on Catholic bishops is launched

The U.S. Conference of Catholic Bishops recently established a third-party system for reporting and assessing allegations of...

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Marni Jameson: How to keep coronavirus from coming home

I don’t know about you, but lately, as the spread of the new coronavirus has driven me and everyone else indoors to shelter in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma, Impacts on housing

Here are some notes on the coronavirus and its effects on the housing market. Showing online Oklahoma City Realtors rushed...

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Use of Life.Church's online platform continues to climb

Online church attendance through Life.Church's Church Online Platform continued to increase significantly this past weekend,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Groups call on Stitt to implement recommendations to keep Oklahoma inmates, correctional staff safe

Nine organizations are calling on Gov. Kevin Stitt to take steps they believe will help protect Oklahoma’s correctional...

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Coronovirus in Oklahoma: Clergy grapple with financial implications, concern for members during COVID-19 crisis

Houses of worship may experience a decrease in funding as Oklahomans grapple with the coronavirus crisis. With in-person...

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Using creativity to keep the faith

Houses of worship and religious leaders are coming up with creative ways to connect with each other and their surrounding...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 28, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $57 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma infections keep climbing as national aid package passes

As President Donald Trump signed a $2 trillion coronavirus economic stimulus bill in an Oval Office ceremony on Friday...

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The Latest: The coronavirus sweeps curling world

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___USA Curling says additional participants at...

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4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard...

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In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing but a plastic diaper, an...

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'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane...

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Video: Kristin Chenoweth to appear on 'Trisha's Southern Kitchen'

The menu includes Big Apple Slaw with Honey Mustard, Sweet Pepper Everything Bagel Dip, Cola Brisket Sliders with Ranch and...

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Governor's office clarifies executive order to include abortions

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt issued an executive order suspending all elective surgeries. On Friday, his office clarified that...

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Watch: Grammy-nominated country band Midland covers Joe Exotic's 'I Saw a Tiger,' as featured in Netflix's 'Tiger King'

"Tiger King" chronicles the bizarre life and murder-for-hire trial of Joe Exotic - the flamboyant former Oklahoma roadside zoo...

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Retailers get innovative to move food products

Retailers get innovative in support of grocers efforts to support local demand during COVID-19 outbreak.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond closes city playgrounds

EDMOND — The City of Edmond closed all of its public park playgrounds at 4 p.m. Friday. The playgrounds will remain closed to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond temporarily adjusting Citylink routes

EDMOND — Due to low ridership and safety concerns, adjustments are being made to all Citylink routes beginning Monday. •...

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Oklahoma native and Grammy-winning country star Joe Diffie tests positive for the coronavirus

A Tulsa native who attended Velma-Alma High School, his hits include “John Deere Green,” “Third Rock From The Sun,” “Pickup...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Fairgrounds testing site only for high-risk people with physician referral

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is conducting COVID-19 testing at a site at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds but only...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Words of wisdom come from U.S. Grant athlete

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Confirmed COVID-19 cases up to 322 in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Friday there are now 322 confirmed coronavirus cases in Oklahoma

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Interview: Oklahoman and South Korean fashion designer Ji Won Choi competes on new Amazon series 'Making the Cut,' starring Tim Gunn and Heidi Klum

Born in South Korea and raised in Oklahoma, Choi, 26, is one of 12 talented fashion designers from around the world competing...

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Remember to clean and sanitize your beauty tools

Wash your hands ... and while you're at it clean your makeup brushes and sponges

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'I would hate to be in a shelter with this going on'

Crouched next to a napping dog and near a plastic wash tub of dirty water Wednesday along W California Avenue, a man who...

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Appeals grow to close US national parks during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sticking with its crowd-friendly waiver of entrance fees at national parks during...

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'Making the Cut': Oklahoma fashion designer Ji Won Choi competes in new Amazon series

Ji Won Choi spent her summer zipping from New York to Paris to Tokyo working alongside icons of the fashion industry, including...

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The ultimate guide to your 'Star Wars' binge

Remember the end of 2019 when you were disappointed by "Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker?" Ah. Simpler times. Now, when a lot...

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WEEK AHEAD

LOUNGING TULSA — Mercury Lounge, 1747 S Boston Ave., is producing a live stream of music from the venue’s stage at 7 p.m....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Grocers working outside their normal aisles

While grocers are doing their best as temporary stewards of both the public health and local economy, consumers can help...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Curbside pickup, but no delivery for dispensaries

Oklahoma dispensaries will not be allowed to deliver medical marijuana during the COVID-19 outbreak, according to the Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Those serving Oklahoma City's homeless must "adapt everything" to deal with virus

Oklahoma City-based providers serving those experiencing homelessness said their work won’t stop despite the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State makes 'multimillion-dollar' PPE purchase

Oklahoma has made a "multimillion-dollar" private purchase of personal protective equipment (PPE) and could have the supplies...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Seven more Norman nursing home residents test positive

NORMAN — Seven more nursing home residents tested positive for COVID-19 but are not experiencing severe symptoms, a trade...

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Video: 1998 London revival of 'Oklahoma!' starring Hugh Jackman, to stream for free

Directed by Trevor Nunn and choreographed by Susan Stroman, the 1998 West End revival of "Oklahoma!" was a breakout role for...

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Watch: Garth Brooks talks country music, overcoming adversity and more on 'CBS Evening News'

Brooks traveled to Washington, D.C., earlier this month to receive the prestigious Library of Congress Gershwin Prize for...

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Watch: Miranda Lambert escapes her gilded cage in video to 'Bluebird,' co-written by Oklahoma native Luke Dick

The song is the latest single from her new album “Wildcard,” which was released Nov. 1 via Vanner Records/RCA Nashville.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State ramping up to process 2,000 tests per day, Stitt says

A week after declaring Oklahoma critically low on materials to test for COVID-19, Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday that the state...

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'Let Hope Rise: Together In Prayer for Oklahoma' to be held Thursday night

The event, hosted by the Rev. Michael Todd, will be at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Transformation Church in Tulsa, where Todd is pastor.

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Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As hospitals and nursing homes desperately search for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak,...

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What to bake during the coronavirus quarantine when you’re out of eggs, milk or butter

We get it: You’re stuck inside because of coronavirus and want to stress bake. But what if you don’t have all the ingredients...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Central Oklahoma chapter of American Historical Society of Germans from Russia suspend meetings

The central Oklahoma chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will not meet again until further notice...

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McDonald’s pulls all-day breakfast menu to ‘simplify operations’ amid coronavirus pandemic

McDonald’s is temporarily pulling its coveted all-day breakfast menu to streamline operations as the coronavirus pandemic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Gov. Stitt calls for 'Statewide Day of Prayer'

Gov. Kevin Stitt has issued a proclamation declaring Thursday a “Statewide Day of Prayer” for all Oklahomans affected by...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahomans are contributing much-needed medical masks as hospitals run short

Tiffany Cunningham saw the call for help on Facebook, dusted off her old sewing machine and got to work. It didn’t take long...

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The beat goes on: Locked-down Berlin clubs take party online

BERLIN (AP) — Locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nightclubs in the German capital have decided to keep the beat...

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Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert and more to perform on 'ACM Presents: Our Country'

The new two-hour special is filling the time slot reserved for this year's Academy of Country Music Awards, as the awards show...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Social distancing not novel idea

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Disaster loans now available through SBA

As of March 20, the U.S. Small Business Administration has approved an Economic Injury Disaster Loan Declaration for all of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Beef scarcity should ease as consumer demand falls and distribution system adjusts

Consumers looking for beef at their local grocer the past couple weeks probably wondered why it's so hard to find. Plenty of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Audit stalls distribution of needed medical equipment

State medical providers have been told the distribution of Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) is being delayed until an audit...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Teacher parades let students, educators connect from a distance

Teachers from schools around the Oklahoma City metro area have been lining up their cars in caravans and parading through their...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Death toll, infections rise but more efficient testing on the way

Oklahoma saw its biggest jump yet in the number of people infected on Wednesday while the number of deaths in the state doubled...

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Trump's Easter goal in war on virus a nod to faith, business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s “beautiful” idea to reopen the U.S. economy by Easter Sunday and pack church pews...

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National Cowboy Museum's Tim finds superstar fans in Toby Keith, Sarah Silverman and Patton Oswalt

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum's new social media darling, Cowboy Tim, is continuing to see his star rise.

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'Tiger King,' the docuseries on Oklahoma's Joe Exotic, is No. 1 on Netflix: Here's what you need to know

Considering the number of people who are currently staying home in the midst of the coronavirus pandemic, it's safe to say...

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Get a glimpse behind the badge of OKC's new social media star, Tim at the National Cowboy Museum

Like a humble Western hero straight out of your favorite movie, the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum has given us Tim,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Zoo launches red panda cam live stream

The Zoo’s red panda cam will stream live daily through May 1, with optimal viewing from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., weather permitting.

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Coronavirus delivers 'body blow' to Colorado's ski industry

DENVER (AP) — Ski resorts across the West that were shut down amid coronavirus fears are grappling with an economic “body blow"...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Midwest City updates emergency ordinance

MIDWEST CITY — The Midwest City City Council has passed an updated emergency ordinance during its third emergency meeting...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City of Yukon buildings to close to public through April 14

YUKON — The City of Yukon will close its buildings to the public, with the exception of police and municipal court buildings,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Liquor stores considered essential

Liquor stores in Oklahoma are exempt from the governor's closure order, a state regulatory agency said Wednesday. Gov. Kevin...

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Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Scissortail Park launching streaming concert series

The first Scissortail Streams concert to be featured is a performance by Oklahoma singer, songwriter and producer Jason Scott,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond City Council issues amended Declaration of Emergency

EDMOND — The Edmond City Council has adopted an amended Declaration of Emergency related to the community spread of COVID-19....

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Glen Campbell's recording of Oklahoma native Jimmy Webb's 'Wichita Lineman' inducted into National Recording Registry of the Library of Congress

The honor was announced Wednesday by Librarian of Congress Carla Hayden, who inducted the recording along with two dozen others...

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Food pros continue to scramble

The Oklahoman's Food Editor updates what's going on with food professionals around Oklahoma City' during the COVID-19 pandemic.

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Lands' End and Draper James launch swimwear collection

Dive into this new swimwear by Reese Witherspoon’s company and Lands’ End

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Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for new coronavirus

LONDON (AP) —Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said...

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Sharing Tree announces inaugural junior board of directors

MOORE — With a 38-year tradition of being an organization for the community, by the community, Sharing Tree recently formed a...

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Canceled: Spring greenhouse sale set April 9-10 at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno Campus

The annual spring greenhouse sale previously planned for April 9-10 at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno Campus has...

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Board of Directors announces new members

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Board of Directors has announced the election of 12 new members. Dr. Billy...

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Children's Advocacy Centers of Oklahoma names new executive director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Oklahoma has named Carrie Little as its executive director. Little has more than 19 years of...

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Achievers

Braum’s has announced D. Brian Ward, of Oklahoma City, and his niece, Deighton Howell, of Edmond, have won the Braum’s Dr...

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OCCC cybersecurity program offering full scholarship

Qualified students with an interest in cybersecurity have the opportunity to earn a full scholarship to Oklahoma City Community...

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Applicants sought for scholarship; students with hearing loss may apply

Students with hearing loss who will be attending higher education this fall may apply for scholarships being offered by the...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...