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New law places restrictions on alcohol sales between state wholesalers


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Greg Horton
A new law in Oklahoma will restrict some sales of wine and spirits between wholesalers, and supporters say there will be no impact for consumers. The law, originally House Bill 1604, was signed ...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Enid pastor's book delves into Southern Baptist issues


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Greg Horton
Enid pastor Wade Burleson has released a book detailing his three-year conflict with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Burleson, who pastors Emmanuel Baptist Ch...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Initiative links farmers, businesses to help reduce carbon footprint


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Greg Horton
The Oklahoma Carbon Initiative, a program of the Oklahoma Association of Conservation Districts, is helping state farmers earn money when they practice sustainable agriculture and reduce greenho...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Sister has been constant OKC presence since 1973


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Greg Horton
When the subject is Midtown, the City Council can expect to have a habit-wearing nun sitting in the gallery. Even when she doesn't speak up, which is often, Sister Veronica Higgins attends the m...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Traveling exhibit from U.S. Holocaust Memorial Museum stops in Oklahoma City


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Greg Horton
An exhibit featuring the Nazi obsession with creating a master race is on display at Science Museum Oklahoma through July 5. "Deadly Medicine: Creating the Master Race" is a traveling exhibit co...
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009

What's legal, what's not when it comes to transporting alcohol?


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Greg Horton
As two of the biggest drinking occasions of the year occur next week " St. Patrick's Day and spring break " both are opportunities to overindulge. Consequently, area police increase their presen...
 
Thursday, March 12, 2009

Group offers introduction to nonviolent communication


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Greg Horton
Compassionate Communication Oklahoma (CCO) is offering a free introduction to nonviolent communication from 7 to 9 p.m. Thursday on the campus of Oklahoma City University. Nonviolent communic...
 
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Religious youth movements push concept of saving oneself for marriage


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Greg Horton
Dani Brunet was in college the first time she had sex. She was 20, a sophomore at Southern Nazarene University, and one of the few female religion majors in her class. She grew up in a Nazar...
 
Thursday, February 12, 2009

Book examines the difference between historical Christ, modern incarnation


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Greg Horton
The cover of former Oklahoma Gazette commentary writer Robin Meyers' new book, "Saving Jesus from the Church," features a piece of tape over the mouth of Jesus Christ. The imagery and title ...
 
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Oklahoma health-care workers split on 'right of conscience' rule


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Greg Horton
Oklahoma health care workers are divided along familiar lines with respect to a new federal rule. The "right of conscience" rule, signed by President George W. Bush on Dec. 18, extends federal protect...
 
Thursday, January 1, 2009

Vietnamese refugees have made a home in Oklahoma City


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Greg Horton
Hoa Tran left Vietnam on a U.S. Navy ship the day Saigon fell, April 30, 1975. He would not see his family again for four years. Tran was one of more than 700,000 Vietnamese refugees who fled in the...
 
Wednesday, December 24, 2008

Some Oklahoma churches split from U.S. Episcopal Church


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Greg Horton
Oklahoma City Anglican and Episcopalian congregations are taking different directions in response to the news recently that a new Anglican province, or group, is being formed in the United States. Rep...
 
Thursday, December 18, 2008

State motto 'Labor conquers all things' has a history with socialism


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Greg Horton
Socialists in Oklahoma are not necessarily celebrating Barack Obama's recent victory in the presidential election, despite the claims of many conservatives that President-elect Obama is a socialist. O...
 
Thursday, December 4, 2008

American Muslim Association of Oklahoma City finishes a new mosque


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Greg Horton
The American Muslim Association of Oklahoma City completed work on their new mosque, 3201 N.W. 48th. Saleem Quraishi, the president of the association's board, said plans are in the works for an openi...
 
Thursday, December 4, 2008

Oklahoma liquor wholesalers, winemakers compromise


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Greg Horton
On Nov. 4, more than one million Oklahomans " nearly 79 percent of voters " voted in favor of State Question 743, a ballot initiative that proponents hope will bolster Oklahoma's growing wine industry...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008
 
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