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Summer getaway underway as new UK quarantine rules in place

LONDON (AP) — The traditional British summer getaway to sun-soaked Mediterranean beaches picked up steam Friday as U.K....

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Excavations to resume for 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre graves

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Tulsa will resume test excavations of potential unmarked graves from the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre after the...

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What to know before getting a Real ID

Where can I get a Real ID? The Department of Public Safety will begin issuing Real IDs on Monday at the agency's Oklahoma City...

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Cirque du Soleil, Las Vegas Strip mainstay, filing for bankruptcy protection amid coronavirus

Cirque du Soleil announced Monday it is filing for bankruptcy protection as the coronavirus pandemic continues to rattle the...

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Annual event offers chance to fire unusual weapons — and blow stuff up

WYANDOTTE — The long drive from Jackson, Mississippi, to this rural community in northeast Oklahoma is one Houston Hardin...

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Oklahoma to begin issuing Real IDs Monday

Oklahoma will begin issuing Real ID driver’s licenses Monday, making it one of the last states to seek compliance with federal...

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South Dakota governor on taking down Mount Rushmore: ‘Not on my watch’

South Dakota Gov. Kristi Noem, a Republican, has a simple response to those that question whether it will be taken down: “Not...

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Trump administration extends visa ban to non-immigrants

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is extending a ban on green cards issued outside the United States until the end of...

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Discover Oklahoma: Planning a state park trip? There's an app for that

It is fascinating to me thinking about how apps have changed how we do business, how we select a recreational activity, how we...

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Smaller Heartland Flyer to continue to run despite 'dramatically' down ticket sales

Amtrak’s passenger train operating between Oklahoma City and Fort Worth, Texas, will continue to offer daily train service, but...

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State health commissioner issues advisory on Trump rally as cases continue to surge

Oklahoma’s top health official on Tuesday warned people planning to attend President Donald Trump’s rally in Tulsa that they...

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Oklahoma works with neighboring states to attract international tourists

Oklahoma is working together with cities in Texas and Louisiana on a new tour plan intended to bring in more tourists from...

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Discover Oklahoma: 2020 summer staycation ideas

Much has been said and written about "buy local," and it's a practice that's more important now than ever. We all know how...

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'Best day ever': Gamblers flock to downtown Las Vegas on first night of casino reopenings

Travel search company Kayak saw a more than 100% surge in Las Vegas flight searches in late May the day after Nevada Gov. Steve...

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Cell phone data: Grand Lake among places booming on Memorial Day

People at Missouri's Lake of the Ozarks drew a scolding from across the internet Memorial Day weekend after images of...

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Oklahoma tourism industry trying to cowboy up after hard hit from coronavirus pandemic

Visitors returning to the National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum are greeted by the cardboard countenance of the new...

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Planning a visit to Las Vegas when hotels, casinos reopen June 4? Here are the rules you need to know

LAS VEGAS – Planning a visit next week to post-pandemic Las Vegas? Expect to get your temperature checked. Nevada...

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What schools will look like when they reopen: Scheduled days home, more online learning, lots of hand-washing

Bringing kids back to school presents major worries about health, not so much for children – who seem to be less at risk for...

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TV's biggest cliffhanger: Will my show return on schedule?

No matter how much programmers plan, the coronavirus, as it has in so many walks of life, will dictate what happens. Right now,...

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Will restaurants feel like hospital cafeterias in the future? Chefs struggle to bring dining out back

For many Americans tired of baking sourdough and eating their own cooking, those restaurants reopening in the coming weeks will...

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Will we ever go to movie theaters again? And are the Oscars even happening? We have answers

When can fans expect to see their favorites in theaters again? Experts answer a few burning questions about the uncertain...

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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Shopping reinvented: America's stores, malls reopen with masks, curbside pickup and closed fitting rooms

As malls across the nation get back to business, here's how the retail landscape has changed and how people will shop.

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What’s the future for Disney, Universal and other theme parks around the US?

Just about any theme park visit will prove to be a different experience for those who visit.

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Rebuilding America: 'Life-changing event' of COVID-19 could alter how we work, spend and retire

Many Americans are grappling with a future that may mean fewer jobs at stores and restaurants and more technology positions.

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'Rebuilding America' chronicles the reopening of the US after coronavirus pandemic closures

The reopening of America is a story of businesses adapting to a new normal, one where customers are at least 6 feet apart, and...

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States are reopening. But many still require travelers to self-quarantine. Here’s where

See which states have lifted quarantine orders and which still require or recommend them.

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Masks spark public judgment, ridicule among customers as businesses reopen

It’s not just the mask avoiders facing public scrutiny. People who wear masks in locales where businesses are reopening say...

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OKC's 21c Museum Hotel is reopening

Contrary to reports Saturday on social media, downtown’s 21c Museum Hotel is not closing permanently. The hotel has been a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Car rental giant Hertz files for bankruptcy

Hertz filed for bankruptcy protection Friday, unable to withstand the coronavirus pandemic that has crippled global travel and...

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NFL player sues United Airlines, alleging he was sexually assaulted during flight

An unidentified NFL player filed a lawsuit against United Airlines, saying another passenger sexually assaulted and harassed...

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Discover Oklahoma: Things to do in an 'ever-changing world'

The old phrase “We live in an ever-changing world” has taken on new meaning of late. With some places opening back up for...

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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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