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Broken promises


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A Houston federal judge ruled that the leases, first negotiated in 2008 for more than 500 acres in the Lone Star State, could not be scrapped just because the company did not want them anymore..
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

The eyes of ... Chenoweth


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Okie sweetheart Kristin Chenoweth, best known for playing Glenda the Good Witch in the Broadway musical Wicked, has mentioned that she might be playing mascara-stained Tammy Faye Bakker in Rise, the new musical about her fame and subsequent scandal that was big news.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Nobody’s perfect. But still. Yikes!


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We all write shoddy headlines from time to time. Actually, we take that back. Our headlines are pretty much flawless. But The Oklahoman — oh, The Oklahoman — got a little carried away with one of its own recently, as you’re probably aware.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Carrie on


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The Billboard Music Awards are usually a pretty good barometer of what’s popular among the general public. Billboard would know — it’s kinda what they do.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cool rancher


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A burglar in Enid roiled the wrong rancher when he decided to go shopping around town and give himself the five-finger discount.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Shannon the copycat


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The news that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, would step down at the end of the year put potential replacements in hyper mode to launch a campaign to replace him.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Hey, what’s that smell?


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Popular pizza joint Upper Crust, 5860 N. Classen Blvd., had to be evacuated recently during the lunch hour rush. And it wasn’t because your Uncle Vinny decided to hang out there all day either.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Skirvin scares


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With found-footage horror films being all the craze, perhaps a new version could be shot by NBA players staying at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

No clean getaway for suds attacker


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According to NewsOK, an Oklahoma City man was charged with assault after he — wait for it — squirted baby shampoo on his estranged wife.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Bad granny


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An 83-year-old woman was arrested for selling pot in Stonewall, a small town southeast of Ada, KFOR-TV reported.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Political pandering at its best


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Running in a hotly contested primary election means pandering to your base, and for Republicans in Oklahoma, that often means doing anything you can to let people know you don’t like President Barack Obama or his administration.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Now with more Jesus


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The South is famous for many things — beer, guns, sweet tea, big hairstyles and a fervent love for the baby Jesus among them. But LifeWay Christian Resources, which supplies study materials and ministry resources to the Southern Baptist Convention, believes it could use just a little more Jesus.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Now with more Jesus (part deux)


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Hobby Lobby owner and Oklahoma native David Green recently launched a public school Bible curriculum. His dreams for it are vast, reported The Washington Post.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Drinkin’ and gunnin’


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Because some of Oklahoma’s finest contributions to the advancement of human civilization have started with the words, “Hold my beer and watch this,” an Oklahoma City gun range has taken the steps necessary to be the first gun range to serve liquor by the drink.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Capitol crumble


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What do the gray bat, the American burying beetle and the Oklahoma State Capitol building have in common? All are endangered.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
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