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OSU-OKC uses $1 million gift to launch Center for Social Innovation

Ariel Beasley knows all about what addiction, incarceration and homelessness can do to an someone and their family. When she...

 
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Finland deploys coronavirus-sniffing dogs at main airport

HELSINKI (AP) — Finland has deployed coronavirus-sniffing dogs at the Nordic country’s main international airport in a...

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Hall of Fame says Bears RB Gale Sayers, whose friendship with teammate with cancer was recounted in 'Brian's Song,' dies

CHICAGO (AP) — Hall of Fame says Bears RB Gale Sayers, whose friendship with teammate with cancer was recounted in 'Brian's...

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The Latest: Honolulu to allow some activities to resume

HONOLULU -- Honolulu Mayor Kirk Caldwell says the city plans to allow some activities that were shut down last month to control...

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US homes sales rise 2.4% August, hitting highest level since 2006

WASHINGTON (AP) — US homes sales rise 2.4% August, hitting highest level since 2006.

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Nature & You: Do jungle orchids live in the wilds of central Oklahoma?

Each and every day, you are going to get barraged by a bunch of ridiculous falsehoods. People will attempt to hornswoggle you...

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Tulsa churches express solidarity through Black Lives Matter murals

TULSA — Several predominantly white churches are showing solidarity with those who support a Black Lives Matter street mural in...

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Friend playing cupid neglects to mention man’s drug habit

DEAR ABBY: My hairdresser, former neighbor and friend recommended her unemployed brother to do some minor repairs to my home....

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The Archivist: 1930 straw story brimmed with humor

There was a time when wearing a straw hat was de rigueur from Easter to September. On Sept. 14, 1930, The Daily Oklahoman...

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Leading the fight:

As the pandemic reaches Oklahoma, OSU battles the virus with an array of responsesAt the dawn of a new year, the world watched...

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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Extended interview, photos and video: New York-based artist Jen Lewin's 'Aqueous' lighting up outside new Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

Oklahoma Contemporary’s Thursday Night Late series will feature a 7 p.m. streaming talk with Lewin at...

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Oklahoma artist collective Qu'aint Collaboration combines quilts and paint to create colorful 'Convergence'

The collective will be featured in the Oct. 1 episode of OETA's "Gallery America" series.

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Norman church's community event creates platform for change

Knowing their community needed to have the hard conversations, two pastors at Timber Creek Fellowship Church wanted to provide...

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OKC Ballet planning free outdoor performance at Scissortail Park

Oklahoma City Ballet will present "Ballet Under the Stars," a free outdoor performance at 6:30 p.m. Oct. 9 at Scissortail...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

GRAND OPENING Cause to celebrate: Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma celebrated the opening of Camp Trivera, a $12 million STEM camp...

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Art Notes

Symphony announces ‘Season in Quarters’ TULSA — Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College plans a 2020-2021 season of...

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Photos: Blake Shelton hosts fishing trip for Oklahoma foster children

The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation and Oklahoma DHS recently formed the "Fostering Outdoor Oklahoma Families"...

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Photos and videos: Carrie Underwood makes history, pays tribute to country music's trailblazing women on ACM Awards

The ACM Awards Entertainer of the Year contest for the first time ended in a tie this year, with Thomas Rhett joining Underwood...

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Photos and video: Miranda Lambert performs 'Bluebird' with Natalie Hemby and Oklahoma native Luke Dick on ACM Awards

Lambert was among the early ACM Awards winner, earning the trophy in the Music Event of the Year category for her all-star...

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The Latest: South Korea's daily virus total drops slightly

South Korea __ South Korea’s new coronavirus tally has fallen below 100 for the first time in more than a month, as the...

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Photos and video: Blake Shelton wins Single of the Year, performs with Gwen Stefani on ACM Awards

The Ada native won Single of the Year for his smash "God's Country" and accepted it from Los Angeles, where he is filming the...

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Photos and video: Trisha Yearwood gives moving performance for ACM Awards 'in memoriam' segment

The segment honored late luminaries like Oklahoma native Joe Diffie, Charlie Daniels, Kenny Rogers, John Prine, Jan Howard and...

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Video: OKC native Kelly Lang releases covers album 'Old Soul,' recognized by Oklahoma Music Hall of Fame

"Old Soul" features 14 covers of critically acclaimed songs and highlights Lang's rare love and appreciation for the timeless...

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OKC Ballet planning free outdoor performance at Scissortail Park

The event will also feature live music from a cellist and pianist from the Oklahoma City Philharmonic, who will play the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma State University's McKnight Center to reopen Sunday with Melodica Men concert

For music students at OSU’s Greenwood School of Music, the Melodica Men also will lead a master class in entrepreneurial...

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OKC's Rodeo Cinema honoring Chadwick Boseman and Olivia de Havilland with special screenings this weekend

In honor of the Aug. 28 death of Chadwick Boseman, Rodeo Cinema is presenting a one-night-only event screening of the 2014...

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Here's how much home staging costs — and when it's worth it

If you're selling your home, you know it should be clean and clutter-free, along with photogenic. Home staging can help...

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Marni Jameson: Home makeover sparks fast sale, new lifestyle

Talk about a no-win situation. My stepson, Brett, and his wife, Tara, put a down payment on a new house. The place has more...

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Nun's treadmill marathon raises money for Chicago's poor

When the Chicago Marathon was canceled due to the coronavirus, Sister Stephanie Baliga decided to put on her sneakers and run...

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Tips for healthy, sustainable outdoor dining

The fall season is the ideal time of year to dine outdoors. To create a healthy and sustainable outdoor dining experience,...

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Oklahoma faith brief for Sept. 19

Cultural group to host Tibetan monks NORMAN — The Norman Cultural Connection will host a series of virtual events with Tibetan...

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Oklahoma Jewish center event helps feed hope

About 25,000 pounds of food was distributed at a drive-thru food giveaway event on Sept. 10 at Chabad Community Center for...

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Eco-friendly home cleaning hacks

With families spending more time at home, messes are on repeat and cleanups often are an hourly routine. At the same time, many...

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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from The Oklahoman for Sept. 19, 2020

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 19, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a Dallas-style luxury smart home with self-cleaning pool and premier amenities on 2.09 acres in...

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Hot Property: James Cameron seeks a titanic haul for Malibu compound

LOS ANGELES — Oscar-winning director James Cameron is eyeing a blockbuster sale in Malibu. His prized compound, a collection of...

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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Moesel: In the fall garden, mums is the word

Fall officially begins this next week, but we already have seen some autumn-like weather with cooler days and cooler nights....

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Exhibit at OKC temple displays stories of forgiveness amid trauma

A local Jewish temple is hosting a special exhibit that incorporates one of the important themes of the High Holy Days:...

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Shared Hope: Amid dark times, look and listen for God’s light

A little over a year ago, my husband, Jerry, was in Mercy Hospital for surgery, expecting to stay a few days. Instead, we were...

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Ideal Homes adds to name, management

Ideal Homes and Neighborhoods, based in Norman, has named Zack Roach, vice president of development, to its senior management...

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Bible lesson for Sept. 19

“But some of them said, ‘Could not he who opened the eyes of the blind man have kept this man from dying?’” — John 11:37 When...

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Rooms with views: Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association donors chip in for Project House in Parade of Homes Fall Classic

What's striking about the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association's Project House in the Parade of Homes Fall Classic isn't...

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Interview and photos: Journalist Josh Crutchmer spreads the love for Oklahoma music with new 'Red Dirt' book

Arguably the definitive guide to red dirt music, the book features chapters on the scene's icons like Skinner, the Rangers, Bob...

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Grand opening date announced for OKC's long-awaited First Americans Museum

Conceived in the 1990s as the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum, the $175 million, 175,000-square-foot museum is...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cherokee Heritage Center postpones reopening after team member tests positive for COVID-19

Prior to reopening, a team member tested positive for COVID-19, according to a news release.

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OKC's Carpenter Square Theatre to revisit old-time radio comedy 'Fibber McGee and Molly' with 'CST LiveOnline!'

Mike Waugh and Lilli Bassett will reprise their roles as Fibber and Molly, and Terry Veal will reprise his role of Mr. Old...

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Movie review: Family drama 'The Nest' is painstakingly built but ultimately empty

Writer-director Sean Durkin exactingly constructs these potentially dynamic characters, roosts them in a new environment, but...

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Hair care brand for Black women gets boost from Johnson & Johnson

Sunday II Sunday targets Black women's hair needs

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'This is a big moment:' UK virus restrictions escalating

LONDON (AP) — Fresh nationwide lockdown restrictions in England appear to be on the cards soon as the British government...

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Family-friendly films 'C.I.APE' and 'Joey and Ella' wrap principal photography in central Oklahoma

The production team used several Oklahoma locations that were first-time film locations.

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Shortt Dogg launching Arts Council OKC's Spotlight Concert Series in honor of Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center

The biweekly series starts tonight and continues through Nov. 12, showcasing an array of music from local favorites and legends.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Plaza District reschedules 'Solidarity in the Plaza: Black Lives Matter' event for September Saturdays

Back in June, many as 10,000 people were expected to attend due to the high level of interest in the new event. But organizers...

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New HunnyBunny due in December

Urban Management Inc. restaurant group will switch out its Interurban Restaurant on West Memorial Road with a second location...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 1,034 new cases; six additional deaths

Oklahoma today reported 1,034 new confirmed cases of COVID-19, and six additional deaths from the virus. The state's death...

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WATCH: Gov. Stitt, commissioner of health to give COVID-19 update

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Interim Commissioner of Health Lance Frye will hold a press conference at 10 a.m. Thursday to...

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Interviews and images: OKC's Civic Center Music Hall to undergo major renovations

Originally envisioned as part of the original 1993 Metropolitan Area Projects but ultimately left out, the Freede Little...

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H&M's new collection uses recycled materials

Inspired by the 1930s, H&M's new collection features vintage details with modern styling.

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Carrie Underwood ties for Entertainer of the Year, Blake Shelton wins Single of the Year at ACM Awards

Along with finishing in the first tie for Entertainer of the Year, Underwood made ACM Awards history for becoming the first...

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Baptists seem poised to leave 'Southern' behind

Delegates at the Southern Baptist Convention’s 2012 annual meeting approved the term “Great Commission Baptists” as an...

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Trump disputes health officials, sees mass vaccinations soon

WASHINGTON (AP) — Openly contradicting the government's top health experts, President Donald Trump predicted Wednesday that a...

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Meet the new Levi's x Hello Kitty collection

Hello Kitty and Levi's team up again for jeans, T-shirts and more

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Video: OKC violinist and music educator Angelica Pereira performs on OKC Mayor David Holt's 'City Hall Sessions'

A native of Colombia, Pereira has become entangled in immigration issues complicated by the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arts Council Oklahoma City’s All Access Arts program creating new online art classes for OKC Public Schools

Each week, 33 elementary schools and 13 middle schools will have access to multiple disciplinary art lessons.

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Encore performances planned of 'Celtic Throne' Irish dance show at Edmond's Armstrong Auditorium

"Celtic Throne—The Royal Journey of Irish Dance" explores the ancient origins of Irish step dance and celebrates the...

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Ada's McSwain Theatre to host virtual concert this weekend

Ada's McSwain Theatre, 130 W Main St., has remained one of Oklahoma’s premier live entertainment venues since opening in 1920.

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OKC Flix Brewhouse readying 'The Boondock Saints' FanFest

Flix FanFest events feature crafted movie parties in celebration of a fan-favorite title. Events at other Flix locations have...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jazz in June Festival to go online this weekend

Jazz in June is a nonprofit organization and remains a local, free, family-friendly institution.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: University of Central Oklahoma professor partners with CMA to bring virtual music lessons to U.S. classrooms

Unified Voices for Music Education is a collective effort of music educators from across the country in response to challenges...

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Video: Reality TV show 'The Bradshaw Bunch,' set on Terry Bradshaw's Oklahoma ranch, to premiere this week

The reality TV series will invite viewers to Bradshaw's Thackerville ranch and gives viewers a peek into his version of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma History Center to host virtual Smithsonian program

The Oklahoma History Center will host a virtual Smithsonian program, “We Are All Connected: Saving Species and Preventing...

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Harding Charter Prep sees record enrollment as it navigates pandemic

With a record-breaking enrollment of over 530 students, beginning a school year during a pandemic to meet the needs of all...

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Speaker to share research tips during Edmond Genealogical Society meeting

EDMOND — Oklahoma genealogical research can be difficult for those unfamiliar with Oklahoma history and available resources....

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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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Taylor Atkinson to provide Morning Music at Arcadia Round Barn Sept. 19

ARCADIA — Midwest City singer-songwriter Taylor Atkinson will provide Morning Music on Saturday at the Arcadia Round Barn....

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Deadline to apply for innovative educator award is Sept. 25

Oklahoma's Electric Cooperatives and the K20 Center are seeking innovative Oklahoma educators to apply for the SKIE (Supporting...

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Melba's Swap Shop

ANYTHING WITH PEANUT BUTTER MUST BE GOOD DEAR MELBA: Can anything with peanut butter not be good? Try this dip. You'll like...

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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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Whine not for Wine dinners

As we cross the half-year mark of the ongoing pandemic, local restaurants have found ways to resuscitate bits of normalcy. Wine...

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Virus death toll linked to Maine wedding grows to 7

PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — At least seven people have died in connection to a coronavirus outbreak that continues to sicken people...

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JD Simo and Byron Berline performing in person and via live-stream this week from Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom

Simo will perform at 7 tonight, and Berline will perform at 7 p.m. Thursday.

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Speaker to discuss messages that drive behavior change on Sept. 16

Communication professional Jeffrey Jordan believes anyone can learn how to use storytelling to help audiences change health...

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Watch: New 'The Mandalorian' Season 2 trailer debuts with first looks at new worlds and characters

The new clip features plenty of looks at our hero and the still-too-adorable-for-words Baby Yoda (who looks to be growing...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC guitarist Edgar Cruz to kick off University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma's online performing arts season

The USAO Foundation presents the Davis-Waldorf Performing Arts Series with additional support from the Oklahoma Arts Council,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 25th Annual Mesta Festa to be an 'At Home Experience'

The Mesta Park Neighborhood Association is partnering with several local breweries and will donate a portion of the proceeds to...

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Video: Carole Baskin debuts on 'Dancing with the Stars' to 'Eye of the Tiger'

The performance had all the trappings you would expect: Baskin donned her signature flower crown and animal print clothes, the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2021 Medieval Fair of Norman to go virtual

The 2020 Medieval Fair became in March one of the first big Oklahoma festivals canceled due to the coronavirus pandemic, but a...

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Lego to ditch plastic bags for paper ones in its boxed sets

NEW YORK (AP) — Lego said Tuesday that it will stop using plastic bags inside its boxed sets and replace them with paper...

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Savvy Senior: Should seniors consider reverse mortgage now?

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: What can you tell me about reverse mortgages? The coronavirus damage to my retirement account has me...

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Sepsis survivor overcomes illness, amputation

Only a month after she’d finished her freshman season on Virginia Tech University’s women’s basketball team, Rayna DuBose lay...

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The Sutton Legacy

Light. Love. Success. Generosity. Optimism. Growth.Kendria Cost glanced out from her fishbowl office at Career Services inside...

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Oklahoma pumpkin carver Daniel Miller and his team advance on the first episode of 'Halloween Wars' Season 10

The first episode of Season 10 is reairing at 10 tonight on Food Network.

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Video: Carrie Underwood rocks 2020 'Sunday Night Football' show opening

Produced within social-distancing parameters, the 2020 "Sunday Night Football" show open also features user-generated content...

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OKC's Rodeo Cinema launches John Ford and Alfred Hitchcock free screening series

The screenings will be on Monday nights in the theater's newly renovated lobby area.

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Video: Miranda Lambert, Ashley McBryde, Maren Morris and more win early ACM Award for cover of Oklahoma Music Hall of Famer Elvin Bishop's signature song

The 55th Annual ACM Awards, hosted by Keith Urban, will air live from Nashville from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday on the CBS...

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Video: Reba McEntire sings 'Fancy,' talks about 30th anniversary edition of 'Rumor Has It' on 'Good Morning America'

The multimedia superstar also chatted today on "GMA" about her recent Grand Ole Opry performance with fellow Oklahoma native...

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Oklahoma songwriter Kalyn Fay and Tulsa's World Stage Theatre Company to appear on John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts' #ArtsAcrossAmerica

During Tuesday's live-stream, people will be invited to support Fay and the World Stage Theatre Company with online tips.

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Entertainer of the Year nominees Carrie Underwood, Luke Bryan, Eric Church, Luke Combs and Thomas Rhett to open ACM Awards

Also, reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year, 15-time ACM Award winner and host Keith Urban and international pop icon Pink will...

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Metro man brings Oklahoma history to life through congressman ancestor

Several years ago, David Morgan learned that a local college had a collection of documents and other items that belonged to his...

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Discover Oklahoma: Fall back into normalcy with events, festivals

Fall begins on Sept. 22. It's my favorite time of year, and I am still hopeful for traces of normalcy, given what the entire...

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Nature & You: Would you like your blackbird pie served à la mode?

A popular nursery rhyme contains the stanza: “Four and twenty blackbirds, baked in a pie.” That little ditty comes to mind...

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Family Talk: Set expectations for your children

A friend of mine recently posted this conversation on Facebook: Unnamed hormonal pre-teen child: “Mom, you expect so much of...

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It's best to show appreciation when receiving a gift

QUESTION: My aunt gave me a box of candy for my birthday although she knows I really need to lose 25 pounds for health reasons....

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Surgeon offers procedure to avoid amputation and early death

Oklahoma City vascular surgeon has pioneered a minimally invasive procedure to restore blood flow to lower extremities,...

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Interviews and video: OKC violinist and music teacher Angelica Pereira gets tangled in immigration issues with COVID-19 complications

Her application for permanent residency has been denied, her work visa has expired, and she is legally required to leave the...

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Video: Go behind-the-scenes of Carrie Underwood's new 'Sunday Night Football' show opening, debuting tonight

"Sunday Night Football" has been primetime television’s No. 1 program for an unprecedented nine consecutive years.

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Taylor Swift to perform at the 2020 ACM Awards

The awards show will be broadcast live from Nashville from 7 to 10 p.m. Wednesday on the CBS Television Network.

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Winners list: Oklahoma's Red Earth Festival honors Native American artists

Red Earth Festival still honored several participating artists in a variety of categories at a Sept. 5 awards show.

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Long-delayed ACM Awards air Wednesday with Carrie Underwood, Trisha Yearwood, Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani and more

Carrie Underwood, Blake Shelton, Garth Brooks, Miranda Lambert, Brooks & Dunn and Maddie & Tae are among the stars with...

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Black scientists call out racism in the field and counter it

WASHINGTON (AP) — University of Washington ecologist Christopher Schell is studying how coronavirus shutdowns have affected...

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Oklahoma City Parties! Helen Ford Wallace

HAPPY BIRTHDAY, SALLY Birthday party: A group of friends celebrated Sally Blake’s 74th birthday with a party in her home. They...

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Art notes

Broadway star headlines new OCU acting master’s program Oklahoma City University, in partnership with the Academy of Live and...

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Red Earth inspiration: Native American festival names 2020 award winners

SHAWNEE - When Lauretta Newby-Coker is creating her signature artworks, the gloves inevitably come off. "I'll start with gloves...

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Exhibit showcases Oklahoma artists who moved to California

Visitors can learn much more about the friendship and work of six artists who moved from Oklahoma City to California in a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Inaugural 'Rockin The Canyon' rescheduled to 2021

The 310-acre Red Rock Canyon Adventure Park features a large festival area surrounded by red canyon walls, hiking trails, a...

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Watch: Flaming Lips perform 'God and the Policeman' from their space bubbles on 'The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy Fallon'

The song is from the Grammy-winning group's 21st full-length studio album, "American Head," which was released Friday on Warner...

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Brazil Indigenous group celebrates 6 months without COVID-19

ALTO RIO GUAMA INDIGENOUS TERRITORY, Brazil (AP) — A group of Tembé men armed with bows and shotguns arrived on motorcycles at...

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Pope teams up with Slow Food founder for environment appeal

ROME (AP) — Pope Francis has formed an unusual partnership with the agnostic Italian founder of the Slow Food movement while...

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Jewish New Year will usher in High Holy Days

Rosh Hashana, also known as the Jewish New Year, begins at sundown Friday. The holiday marks the beginning of the Jewish High...

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Tips for fueling up for outdoor fall chores

Along with the fall season comes a range of outdoor chores for homeowners, from clearing trees and branches after wicked...

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Bible lesson for Sept. 12

“Jesus said to Martha, ‘I am the resurrection and the life. Those who believe in me, even though they die, will live, and...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Graig & Streight Orthodontics: 12100 S Western Ave., medical clinic-office, erect, $850,000. P I 2 D LP: 12100 S Western...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 12, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a "move-in ready," two-story, brick house with pool with diving board and sundeck on 0.57 acre in...

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Oklahoma faith briefs for Sept. 12

Church will mark centennial in Moore MOORE — Central Church of Christ in Moore will celebrate its 100th anniversary on Sept. 20...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Chinowth & Cohen acquires Churchill-Brown & Associates Tulsa's Chinowth & Cohen Realtors has acquired...

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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from the Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please...

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St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral set to install its first female dean

The young woman had watched her mother's breathing grow more labored. The family priest entered the room and began praying for...

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Hot Property: No futuristic setting here

LOS ANGELES — Actress-producer Cynthia Sikes Yorkin, who helmed the "Blade Runner 2049" sequel, has put her home in Bel-Air on...

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Marni Jameson: Survival tips for when coronavirus sends college kids homee

Last fall. Rachel Prull was reveling in her newfound freedom. A college freshman at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts at...

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Oklahoma City's Will Rogers Gardens is looking for new 'Friends'

Get acquainted with the Friends of Will Rogers Gardens Foundation at the park named for Oklahoma's favorite son from 5 to 8...

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Parade of Homes Fall Classic kicks off next weekend in Oklahoma City area

The Parade of Homes Fall Classic, featuring 112 new homes by 49 builders, is set for Sept. 19-27. Homes from Edmond to Norman...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 12, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $47 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Shared Hope with Jane Jayroe Gamble: Standing strong in your convictions

I’ve always been a big fan of Vicki Miles-LaGrange. In 2017, she provided a beautiful devotional piece for my book, “Practice.”...

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Analysis: Eviction moratorium will compound problems, housing industry leaders say

It's hard to hear it above the din, but the renter eviction moratorium has housing trade groups and nonprofits sounding an...

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Reba McEntire releases 30th anniversary edition of 'Rumor Has It,' to perform Monday on 'Good Morning America'

"Rumor Has It" was originally released in 1990 and features four Top 10 hits, including the album title track, “You Lie,”...

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Cherokee Nation Film Office offering scholarships for Oklahoma Film & TV Academy certification courses

Scholarships are offered to citizens of any federally recognized tribe with preference given to Cherokee Nation citizens...

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Oklahoma City Museum of Art kicks off 'Modern Documentary Classics' film series today with 'Grey Gardens'

The museum theater is taking many COVID-19 precautions, including limiting capacity, with seats and rows blocked off between...

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Confirmed total COVID-19 cases up to 67,642 in Oklahoma; deaths rise to 888

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced Friday there have been 67,642 total coronavirus cases in Oklahoma.

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OKC's 3rd Act Theatre Company bringing 'Frankenstein' to life tonight

The production stars just three actors, each taking on multiple roles. Ford Filson, Kat Adams and Peter Fischaber are the...

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Interview and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Tennessee Jet goes for variety on his new album 'The Country'

"The Country" roams from a bluegrass cover of the Black Crowes' "She Talks to Angels" and a cinematic take on Townes Van...

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Visitation at long-term care facilities can resume more quickly under new guidelines

Long-term care facilities now have more flexibility to reinstate in-person visitation after updated guidelines were released...

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Here are the colors for spring/summer 2021

Colors illustrative of nature and that lift our spirits are coming next year

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Interview and video: Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne talks new album 'American Head,' space bubbles, alternative history songwriting, coronavirus pandemic,...

Oklahoma City-based art-rock band The Flaming Lips will be the musical guest on Friday's "The Tonight Show Starring Jimmy...

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Movie review: Rock doc 'Gordon Lightfoot: If You Could Read My Mind' tells singer-songwriter's story through his songs

Writer-directors Martha Kehoe and Joan Tosoni capitalize on both Lightfoot's blunt honesty and legendary song catalog, creating...

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Oklahoma Film & TV Academy begins classes, launches 'Film Crew 101' podcast

After the COVID-19 pandemic shut down productions in Oklahoma in spring, work on various movie and TV projects began ramping...

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WEEK AHEAD

MOONLIGHTING: Lyric Theatre’s "Moonlight Cabaret" opens at 7 p.m. Thursday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens Water Stage, 301 W...

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OU Medicine’s COVID-19 test offers fast results, high volume

Having several testing options allows the OU Medicine Laboratory to operate 24/7 and process more than 1,000 specimens each day.

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Watch: OKC rapper Jabee releases powerful video for 'Hope,' announces Tower Theatre concert

Tickets for the concert go on sale at 10 a.m. Friday, and the show will have limited capacity for social distancing.

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Watch: Carrie Underwood makes a cameo as Brad Paisley guest-hosts 'Jimmy Kimmel Live!'

Naturally, the Checotah native teased Paisley about having to appear and save the show for him.

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Trailer: Investigation Discovery planning multiple specials about 'Tiger King' stars Joe Exotic and Carole Baskin

ID's "Joe Exotic: Tigers, Lies and Cover-Up" takes a new look at the evidence surrounding Lewis’s mysterious disappearance and...

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2020 CMT Music Awards to be broadcast next month

Checotah native Carrie Underwood in 2019 added to her total as the biggest winner in CMT Music Awards history.

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Salvador Dali exhibit opening Friday at Shawnee's Mabee-Gerrer Museum of Art

The museum will be open and free of charge from 5 to 7:30 p.m. Sept. 18 as part of a community celebration.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Scissortail Park's Family Kite Day rescheduled for Saturday

Free build-your-own DIY kite kits, provided by Sonic Drive-In, will be available while supplies last, as well as free...

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Amazon to develop Joe Exotic series featuring Nicolas Cage as the 'Tiger King' star

The as-yet-untitled series will mark the Oscar winner's first regular TV role.

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Tulsa's Philbrook Museum of Art to host landmark exhibit 'Hearts of Our People: Native Women Artists'

As the primary makers of ceramics, basketry, textiles, and bead- and quillwork in their communities, women have long been the...

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Kristin Chenoweth headlining Oklahoma City University's new acting master's degree program

An OCU graduate, Chenoweth will conduct master classes at least once a year for OCU MFA students in L.A.

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5 historic OKC buildings once hidden but brought back to life

Like cities across the country, Oklahoma City showed little interest in historic preservation in the 1960s. Hundreds of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC artist Nicole Poole brainstorms innovative art projects during pandemic

She will be the ringleader on Saturday of "You Are Here," an afternoon of small performances for one-person audiences...

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Nonprofit offers technology training for adults navigating virtual school with children

A local organization specializing in adult literacy and career education training will turn its focus toward helping parents...

Health

British Airways' parent to cut flights following quarantines

LONDON (AP) — British Airways’ parent company said Thursday it will cut flights due to coronavirus travel restrictions and...

Life

Nonprofit Notes

OCCC foundation adds board members The Foundation for Oklahoma City Community College recently announced four new appointees to...

Life

Plaza District to host event honoring Black artists

An event to honor Black visual artists and performers is coming to the Plaza District later this month. The Plaza District,...

Life

'Generational' show on exhibit at JRB gallery through October

Denise Duong’s collages suggest secret compartments and worlds within worlds, while Rebecca Wheeler’s paintings take us back to...

Life

Blake Shelton with Gwen Stefani, Carrie Underwood and Trisha Yearwood to perform on ACM Awards

The ACM Awards normally take place in the spring in Las Vegas but have been moved due to the coronavirus pandemic.

Life

Video: Paranormal Cirque show playing Lawton

The show features an innovative horror story that takes viewers into a parallel world populated by monstrous creatures with...

Health

The Latest: S Korea's coronavirus resurgence seems to slow

SEOUL, South Korea — South Korea’s new coronavirus cases have stayed below 200 for an eighth straight day, suggesting the...

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC venue The Paramount Room won't reopen

The Paramount Room is at least the second Oklahoma City venue to announce that it was closing due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

Life

Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani to play virtual fundraiser for Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma

The event is in commemoration of the nonprofit’s 40th anniversary and will include two performances from Shelton featuring...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Museums Association taking 2020 conference virtual

The conference’s two keynote speakers are Seema Rao, deputy director and chief experience officer at the Akron Museum of Art in...

Life

Video: Oklahoma-filmed horror Western 'The Pale Door' released on streaming, out soon on DVD and Blu-ray

Oklahoma locations featured in "The Pale Door" include the Snake River Junction Old West outpost in Bray; the Oklahoma Railway...

Life

Video: 'The Tiger King Mystery,' about the disappearance of Carole Baskin's former husband Don Lewis, to air on '48 Hours Suspicion' tonight

Now, in her first television interview, Trish Farr-Payne claims her ex-husband Kenny Farr may have been connected to Lewis’...

Life

John Fullbright to play free show at Scissortail Park to celebrate the downtown OKC park's one-year anniversary

The concert will take place on the Love’s Travel Stops Stage and Great Lawn at Scissortail Park, where the 4.4-acre expanse...

Life

Speaker to share search for ancestral cemetery during genealogy meeting

What if the location of an old cemetery was lost to history, along with the ancestral families buried there? When Sydney...

Life

Metro Tech Board of Education officers reelected

Metro Tech Board of Education officers recently were reelected and will serve the 2020-21 school year. Gaining reelection were...

Life

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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Achievers

Valeria Carreno, an Edmond North High School graduate, is this year’s recipient of the Paycom Software Inc. (NYSE:PAYC) Barry...

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Achievers

Matthew Edward Phillips, 15, of Jones, has earned the rank of Eagle Scout, the highest rank within the Boy Scouts of America...

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Achievers

The Indian Women’s Pocahontas Club Higher Education Scholarship Recipients have been announced for the 2020-2021 academic...

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Achievers

Metro Tech employees recently received awards and recognition for their commitment to career and technical education during...

Life

Mustang High School awarded $5,000 Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Grant

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission Aviation Education Program has awarded a $5,000 grant to Mustang High School that will...

Life

Mustang Education Center awarded $2,500 Oklahoma Arts Council grant

The Oklahoma Arts Council has awarded a $2,500 grant to the Mustang Education Center. The center houses a half-day...

Life

Choctaw sailor conducts systems checks aboard USS Mustin in South China Sea

Blake Fox, of Choctaw, information systems technician 2nd class, conducts systems checks as the Arleigh Burke-class...

Life

Genealogist to discuss researching Native American heritage

The Oklahoma Genealogical Society will host the webinar program “Native American Genealogy & Research” from 6 to 7:30 p.m....

Life

Meat-ing in the middle

EDMOND — Back in March, the partners behind Livegrass Butcher + Bistro were all set for their grand opening when the...

Life

Melba's Swap Shop

SERVE FRITTATA FOR ANY MEAL DEAR MELBA: A frittata is an Italian omelet. Try this one. It's good for any meal — breakfast,...

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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...

Life

OKC has free landfill day Sept. 12

Oklahoma City trash, recycling and bulky trash customers who need to get rid of extra junk or landscape debris can take...

Business

Arcadia Farmers Market General Store to open Sept. 11

ARCADIA — The homegrown and home-canned foods that often sell out on summer market days will now be available year-round at the...

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UPDATED: Hanson planning series of live-stream concerts at Tulsa's Cain's Ballroom

Hanson will announce the first concert theme and put tickets to the October concerts on sale at noon Tuesday.

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cher's rescheduled Oklahoma City show postponed

The tour is working to reroute for next year, but no new OKC date has been determined at this point, according to an arena...

Business

Cleveland County Detention Center to host job fair

NORMAN —A career fair will be from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Saturday at the Cleveland County Detention Center, 2550 W Franklin Road....

Life

Cushing musician Michael Music to perform at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Cushing musician Michael Music will present Morning Music on Saturday at the Arcadia Round Barn. Music will perform...

Life

Achievers

Breanna Robison, of Oklahoma City, and Lilly Hennen, of Shawnee, will appear in the bright lights of Broadway on Saturday as...

Life

Video: New documentary special 'Biography: I Want My MTV' premieres tonight

The special charts the rise of the cultural phenomenon that came to define a generation: MTV.

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Oklahoma Book Festival canceled

The festival is expected to return in 2021.

Life

Video: ESPN+ documentary series 'Our Time: Oklahoma State Football' to continue filming throughout the fall

The series is based in Stillwater, with all local crew members being provided by 1577 Productions out of Oklahoma City.

Life

Weatherford's Stafford Air & Space Museum offering free admission for Oklahoma astronaut Gen. Thomas P. Stafford's 90th birthday

For his seven decades of commitment to this nation, and the development of aviation and spaceflight, Gen. Stafford has been...

Health

OMRF, OU join forces to battle coronavirus

When COVID-19 hit Oklahoma, the state had only minimal testing options available. In most labs with standard equipment on hand,...

Health

Bodyworks: Colon cancer doesn’t just strike older people

Adam’s Journal Like many, I was shocked and saddened by the death of actor Chadwick Boseman, who played the Black Panther and...

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Savvy Senior: How to prevent falls during a pandemic

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: My 80-year-old mother, who lives alone and is self-isolating during the coronavirus pandemic, has fallen...

Life

Submissions open today for OKC's deadCenter Film Festival 2021

More than 1,600 films were submitted from Oklahoma and around the world for deadCenter 2020, and 140 were selected for official...

Crime

California fire sparked by device to reveal baby's gender

LOS ANGELES (AP) — A couple’s plan to reveal their baby’s gender went up not in blue or pink smoke but in flames when the...

Life

Red Rooster, Goro lose chefs too soon

On this Labor Day, let's remember the travails the dining industry currently face and the tragedy of two losses too soon...

Life

Video: AARP Oklahoma and Tower Theatre's Happy Half-Hour music series to feature Oklahoma musicians Mallory Eagle, Levi Parham and Branjae

The series, which is celebrating and supporting local and regional musicians, kicked off last week with a performance by...

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: With tonight's Red Alert Restart, event companies to light up local venues to raise awareness for RESTART Act

Some of the participating venues and iconic structures include the Oklahoma City Civic Center, Chesapeake Energy Arena,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's The Criterion reschedules Tech N9ne, Ween and Blackberry Smoke shows to 2021

The Criterion was among several venues in the Oklahoma City area that participated earlier this month in the Red Alert Restart...

Life

Watch: Oklahoma musician Samantha Crain goes upside down and all around in new 'Reunion' lyric video

"Reunion" is featured on Crain's new album "A Small Death," which was released in July.

Life

Nature & You: Are sugar water feeders harmful to hummingbirds?

Year in and year out, I end up hearing the selfsame mantra: “Be sure to take your hummingbird feeders down and put them in...

Life

Tread lightly with opinions on friend's boyfriend

QUESTION: My good friend is going out with a man who I don’t think is right for her. Should I tell her how I feel? We have been...

Life

Family Talk: What did you say?

Readers’ Digest Magazine ran a contest calling for funny family stories. One of the winning entries came from Pat Tornatore...

Life

Prison ministry leader helping eliminate confusion about felons' voter eligibility

Fourteen years. That's the stretch of time Michael Johnson Sr. went without voting — all because he didn't know he could....

Life

Photos and video: Carrie Underwood and Brad Paisley perform on Grand Ole Opry Saturday night live-stream

Underwood opened the show with her six-week No. 1 debut single “Jesus, Take The Wheel” and spoke of the honor she felt to be on...

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lyric Theatre takes shows outdoors at Myriad Gardens with 'Lyric Kids’ Clubhouse Cabaret' and 'Lyric’s Moonlight Cabaret'

The nonprofit theater is taking musical programming for both adults and youngsters to downtown Oklahoma City with the Sept....

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Philharmonic Music Director Alexander Mickelthwate talks about revising the orchestra's Classics and Pops seasons due to the...

The revised plan includes 60-minute programs presented without intermissions, a socially distanced setting both on and off...

Life

Interview and photos: North Dakota artist Nelda Schrupp named Honored One at Red Earth Festival, concluding today in Shawnee

Although the event was delayed from June to Labor Day weekend in light of the coronavirus pandemic, hundreds of artists,...

Life

Art notes

Symphony to perform outdoor concert TULSA — Signature Symphony at Tulsa Community College will perform Beethoven’s "5th...

Life

Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

INASMUCH FOUNDATION/CRYSTAL BRIDGE Special announcement: An announcement was made on the north end of the Crystal Bridge...

Life

Members not flocking back to houses of worship

Their theology may be different, but a local preacher and a local Muslim imam have something in common these days. Both the...

Business

COVID-19 leaves its mark on history and the Oklahoma City/County Historical Society

It’s taken me until now to write this. It was no secret. I just didn’t have the heart. He was the first person I personally...

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Homeless Alliance OKC an example of the power of joining together

Dan Straughan didn’t have all the answers. But he knew others who did. Straughan, who has been the president of the Homeless...

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Statewide tuition-free virtual school still accepting applications

Oklahoma Information and Technology School is open to sixth- and seventh-grade students anywhere in Oklahoma.

Life

Cherokee Nation honors four as Cherokee National Treasures

The Cherokee National Treasure distinction is an honor given by the tribe to individuals who are keeping the art, language and...

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Plaza Walls Mural Expo spreads out in response to pandemic

Instead of centering on one day, the Plaza Walls Mural Expo this year is featuring artists painting new murals throughout the...

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Plaza District launches 16th Street Saturdays today

This weekend will include live music, an artist market, the start of Plaza Walls’ Mural Expo and several specials from Plaza...

Health

Child care crisis pushes US mothers out of the labor force

NEW YORK (AP) — Angela Wynn had just launched her own project management business, hitting a career stride after years of...

Business

Hobby greenhouses grow in popularity in central Oklahoma

It has been a joy to see so many new gardeners and to observe many other gardeners step up their game to do more vegetables and...

Business

The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Sept. 5, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a new contemporary-style home with a pool and outdoor living area on 0.72 acre with views of the...

Business

Concrete is no barrier: He turned his patio into a model edible community garden

LOS ANGELES — Ken Sparks is a sentimental gardener. The Ohio native's East L.A. garden is filled with more than 50 types of...

Business

Hot Property: Expectant parents John Legend, Chrissy Teigen eye big move in LA

LOS ANGELES — With a new baby on the way, John Legend and Chrissy Teigen are getting their household in order. The Hollywood...

Life

Bible lesson for Sept. 5

“For your sake I am glad I was not there, so that you may believe. But let us go to him.” — John 11:15 When Jesus learned that...

Business

Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $32 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

Business

Garden party set for Will Rogers Gardens in Oklahoma City

The Friends of Will Rogers Gardens Foundation will present the Garden Party With Friends from 5 to 8 p.m. Sept. 18 at Will...

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Lumber prices soar, but building still booms in Oklahoma City

Lumber is soaring, a product, and a consequence, of homebuilding's boom on cheap mortgage money during a housing shortage. With...

Life

A Holocaust survivor has hope: 'You are looking at a person who has risen from the ashes'

SEATTLE — In February 1942, Julia Symchuk was a 17-year-old maid in a Ukraine police station when she overheard her employers...

Business

Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please...

Life

Oklahoma faith briefs for Sept. 5

Jewish center to host food distribution A drive-thru food box distribution event will be from 3 to 6 p.m. Thursday at the...

Business

Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Sept. 5, 2020

Trails End Homes Inc.: 15500 SE 71, residence, erect, $560,000. Clyde Riggs Construction: 4916 N May Ave., retail sales,...

Life

Popular interfaith youth tour will be virtual in 2020

A tour that has attracted numerous youths from across the state and metro area is going virtual this year. The Oklahoma...

Business

Steve Shoemaker named as president of Ideal Homes of Norman, Oklahoma

NORMAN — Ideal Homes has promoted Steve Shoemaker from vice president of sales and marketing to president of Ideal Homes....

Life

Shared Hope: Amid crisis, God is solid as a dock

When I was Miss America, I often was invited to give my Christian “witness.” I wanted to speak, but I was self-conscious...

Business

Marni Jameson: The right color pop can make big impact for small price

When you’ve been writing about home design for as long as I have, certain expressions really begin to wear. Like “bring the...

Life

Friends and family will gather to say farewell to longtime peace activist Sadie Mast

A few months ago, members of Joy Mennonite Church gathered outside a modest house in Spencer and sang a classic song of love,...

Life

Video: Oklahoma one-man band Tennessee Jet releases new album 'The Country'

The Hugo resident aimed to showcase the stylistic diversity of country music, from a bluegrass cover of the Black Crowes' "She...

Life

Video: OKC indie rockers Special Thumbs release full-length debut album 'So Who Do You Know?'

Originally formed by Colorado natives Joey Riley (vocals/lyrics/keys) and Patrick Greene (vocals/lyrics/guitar), who’ve been...

Life

Video: OKC band Stepmom celebrating debut album release with concert tonight at Scissortail Park

Due out Saturday, the band's self-titled album features dreamy three-part harmonies, ambient cello and synth contrasted with...

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Red Earth Festival continues celebrating Native American culture despite pandemic

Although the long-running event was delayed due to the coronavirus pandemic, many artists, dancers and patrons have been...

Health

US unemployment rate falls to 8.4% even as hiring slows

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. unemployment dropped sharply in August from 10.2% to a still-high 8.4%, with about half the 22 million...

Life

Movie review: Werner Herzog pays striking homage to late friend in globe-trotting documentary 'Nomad: In the Footsteps of Bruce Chatwin'

Since this is Werner Herzog we're talking about, it's less a straightforward biography than a planet-spanning homage to...

Life

405 diningscape progress stalled but not stifled by pandemic

News and notes from the 405 diningscape from Livegrass Butcher + Bistro, Golden Chick, The Jones Assembly, Castle Falls, Cafe...

Life

Ron Howard establishes University of Oklahoma drama scholarship for rural students in memory of his parents

“Our mom and dad were from small-town, rural America,” Ron Howard said in a statement. “Their ability to afford to be the first...

Life

New clothing collection at H&M

This women's clothing collaboration focuses on timeless pieces and sustainability

Health

5 interesting last meals Oklahoma death row inmates chose

Imagine you’re just hours away from being executed by the state of Oklahoma: What would your last meal be?

Life

Week Ahead for Sept. 4

PARK PLACE: Reaves Park, 2501 Jenkins Ave. in Norman, will host a socially distanced fireworks show at 9:15 p.m. Saturday....

Life

Watch: Darci Lynne Farmer and Sofia Vergara swap ventriloquism tips in 'America's Got Talent' segment

Darci Lynne, an Oklahoma City-based singing ventriloquist, returned to "AGT" last month to perform on a results episode of the...

Life

Baseball biopic '42' returns to movie theaters in memory of Chadwick Boseman

The sports biopic will play at AMC, Regal, Cinemark, Harkins and other chains. AMC will show "42" at 300 of its locations,...

Life

Watch: Kristin Chenoweth talks Oklahoma coronavirus experience, sparkly shoes and upcoming Netflix movie 'Holidate' on 'Live with Kelly and Ryan'

Chenoweth was due to tour extensively this year in support of her new album "For the Girls," which she released last fall, but...

Life

Extras sought for TV pilot 'Reservation Dogs' and Ronald Reagan biopic, both filming in Oklahoma

The biopic will star Dennis Quaid (who previously worked in Oklahoma on "I Can Only Imagine") as Ronald Reagan and co-star Jon...

Health

The Latest: Trump mocks the way Biden wears his mask

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on the 2020 presidential campaign (all times local):7:45 p.m.President Donald Trump is mocking his...

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Film + Music Office will sponsor 'Okie Roundup: An Oklahoma Showcase Live from the Mercury Lounge' as part of Americana...

Due to the coronavirus pandemic, the Nashville, Tennessee-based Americana Music Association has created Thriving Roots, which...

Life

Tulsa's Philbrook Museum of Art offering 'Bikes, Bites, and Beers: An Evening with USA BMX'

Admission is free for Philbrook members and children 17 and younger.

Life

OKC Zoo announces plans for Haunt the Zoo, Fair Food Days, other fall events

The Oklahoma City Zoo continues its partnership with the Curbside Chronicle and provide a free zoo general admission ticket in...

Life

Long-awaited Flix Brewhouse opens in OKC

The eagerly anticipated first Oklahoma location in the burgeoning Texas cinema chain opened Wednesday - in time to show...

Business

Honda, General Motors sign deal to work on vehicles together

DETROIT (AP) — General Motors and Honda are moving toward an alliance in North America to share vehicle development and...

Life

First Lady Sarah Stitt raising money to prevent child abuse

Oklahoma First Lady Sarah Stitt is helping to raise money for a nonprofit that helps victims of child abuse. Stitt launched a...

Life

Nonprofit notes

Charter high school, foundation elect officers Harding Fine Arts Academy and Harding Fine Arts Academy Foundation have elected...

Life

Local artists' sculptures, drawings on display at Norman's Mainsite Contemporary Art

NORMAN — Narrative paintings by Richard McKown and plywood sculptures and drawings by Douglas Shaw Elder are surprisingly...

Health

OMRF brain tumor drug receives rare disease designations from the FDA

A “game changing” drug for treating two different types of cancer has been given the green light by the U.S. Food and Drug...

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Pelosi says hair salon should apologize for 'set-up' visit

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A testy Nancy Pelosi said Wednesday she takes responsibility for trusting the word of a San Francisco hair...

Life

Watch: CBS All Access debuts first teaser trailer for 'The Stand,' starring James Marsden, Whoopi Goldberg, Alexander Skarsgård and more

"The Stand" is based on Stephen King’s bestselling novel of the same name, which offers an apocalyptic vision of a world...

Life

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lyric Theatre announces outdoor performances for families and adults at Myriad Gardens

After nearly a six-month absence due to the pandemic, Lyric will be among the first professional theaters in the nation to...

Health

Coronavirus in Oklahoma: New study shows COVID-19 pandemic taking heavy toll on state's arts and culture sector

Co-authored by Richard Florida ("The Rise of the Creative Class"), the report from the Washington, D.C., think tank shows that...

Life

Native artists Jeri Redcorn and Joseph Erb to create large-scale works for OKC's First Americans Museum

First Americans Museum is slated to open in September 2021, celebrating a shared history of America through the lens and...

Life

Video: 'Tiger King' star Carole Baskin, rapper Nelly, Super Bowl tight end Vernon Davis and more join 'Dancing with the Stars'

They join previously announced cast members Backstreet Boy AJ McLean and "Bachelorette" star Kaitlyn Bristowe.

Crime

Charlie Hebdo terror attack suspects go on trial in Paris

PARIS (AP) — Thirteen men and a woman went on trial Wednesday in the 2015 attacks against the Charlie Hebdo satirical newspaper...

Life

Carrie Underwood, Miranda Lambert, Reba McEntire and more nominated for 2020 CMA Awards

The CMA Awards nominations were announced this morning, with Reba McEntire, Rascal Flatts, Brooks & Dunn, Maddie & Tae and Luke...

Life

Jockey names Luke Bryan, wife as brand ambassadors

This country music star has a new gig

Life

Opening date announced for new OKC Flix Brewhouse location

The first movie shown at the theater will be Christopher Nolan’s ("Batman Begins," "Inception") newest high-concept...

Life

Labor Day weekend concerts planned at Arcadia Round Barn

ARCADIA — Oklahoma City singer-songwriter Joe Baxter will provide Morning Music on Saturday, and the Tulsa band Gypsy Twang...