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Museum hosts Michael Martin Murphey's Cowboy Christmas Ball


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Paige Lawler
Although it's a joyous season, Christmas can also be a stressful time of the year. Take time to relax with the family and enjoy the simplicity of the holiday at Michael Martin Murphey's Cowboy C...
 
Thursday, December 17, 2009

Local charities scramble to meet increased demand as donors pinch pennies


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Paige Lawler
Across the nation, thousands of families are still suffering from the economic turmoil of the past year. Thousands have lost their jobs or homes, and some of them have traveled to relatively sta...
 
Thursday, December 10, 2009

Veteran reporter accepts Gaylord Prize in OKC


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Paige Lawler
Hundreds of students, alumni, guests, faculty and staff from OU gathered Dec. 7 in the Century Ballroom at Sheraton Hotel, 1 N. Broadway, to witness the second inaugural Gaylord Prize event.  ...
 
Tuesday, December 8, 2009

Downtown in December presents annual Santa Run


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Paige Lawler
While the holidays are primarily known for bringing us all a little extra bulk, Downtown OKC Inc. offers locals a way to stay trim after eating their way through the season. The sixth annual...
 
Thursday, December 3, 2009

Justin Witte performs outdoor street music at The Brick


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Paige Lawler
Justin Witte isn't enthusiastic about the contemporary music scene. As a musician, he instead draws inspiration from the classic sounds of Billie Holiday, Louis Armstrong and other musicians fro...
 
Thursday, November 26, 2009

Army journalist compiles book on his Iraqi war experience


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Paige Lawler
The Iraq War has left a scar on society over time, but Army journalist Fred Minnick still feels a dull pain almost five years after returning home. His new book, "Camera Boy: An Army Journalist'...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

Karaoke leads to music career for Kate Leary


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Paige Lawler
Kate Leary doesn't have to strain her voice to produce a beautiful sound " the simplicity of her singing is unique enough to stand on its own. As a 22-year-old college graduate, she never rea...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

New program aims to help adults struggling with literacy


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Paige Lawler
Thirty percent of Oklahoma adults read below a basic fifth-grade level, according to a national assessment completed in 2005. Twelve percent of those read below a second-grade level. The Oklahom...
 
Thursday, November 5, 2009

Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma celebrates Sweet Sixteen


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Paige Lawler
Sixteen Oklahomans joined together six years ago to create a musical organization that has paved the road for change in locally staged classical music. From Baroque to classical works from th...
 
Thursday, October 29, 2009

OKC firefighter competes in World Police and Fire Games' Toughest Competitor Alive


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Paige Lawler
Lt. David Trowbridge sits down at the kitchen table and eats a small salad, while his fellow Oklahoma City firemen clean up from their spaghetti dinner. SMALL FISH ...
 
Thursday, October 22, 2009

For Oklahoma fans traveling to Dallas, venue hosts battle of bands


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Paige Lawler
A weekend of football, beer, trash-talking and corn dogs is upon us, as Sooner fans gear up for the OU vs. Texas weekend. But before the celebrated college football game kicks off on Saturda...
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Oklahoma City University screens film on unsolved Chinese disaster


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Paige Lawler
Americans tend to focus completely on what's happening here and often overlook other countries that are struggling to catch up to the technological lifestyle we live every day. Filmmaker Jia Zha...
 
Thursday, October 8, 2009

Guthrie's Lazy E Arena hosts expo


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Paige Lawler
Oklahoma Wildlife Expo at the Lazy E Arena, 9600 Lazy E in Guthrie. Hundreds of booths will be stretched across the arena, giving visitors an opportunity to participate in various sporting activ...
 
Thursday, September 24, 2009

World-renown cellist opens Philharmonic's 21st season


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Paige Lawler
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic kicks off its 21st season Saturday with recognizable tunes that will jolt the audience out of its pre-fall funk. The opening night concert at Civic Center Music...
 
Thursday, September 17, 2009

Retired OSU economist pens MAPS for Kids book


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Paige Lawler
In 2001, voters passed a bond issue that drastically changed Oklahoma City's public school system, approving a sales tax that directly funded education, and many concerned citizens slept soundly...
 
Thursday, September 10, 2009
 
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