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Coburn gives U.S. five years before beyond fixing


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Americans have five years to fix the country before it is too late, said U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn during a town hall meeting Monday in Guthrie's City Council Chamber.Coburn, R-Oklahoma, addressed the conc...
 
Wednesday, April 7, 2010

Two joint resolutions to opt out of newly passed health care reform passed the Oklahoma Legislature


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Two health care opt-out bills have passed both the Oklahoma House of Representatives and Oklahoma Senate.Both Senate Joint Resolution 59, authored by Sen. Dan Newberry, R-Tulsa, and Rep. Mike Thompson...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

OKC Improv starts second run with Oklahoma groups, including all-female improv troupe The MiDolls


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LeighAnne Manwarren
OKC ImprovGhostlight Theatre Club3110 N. Walker 8 and 10 p.m. Saturday, ongoingReservations encouraged: okcimprov@gmail.com or 343-1570 $10 OKC Improv, Oklahoma's first ongoing showcase for regional i...
 
Thursday, April 1, 2010

High school students from around the region will show off robots in a competition this weekend


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LeighAnne Manwarren
2010 Season FIRST Robotics Competition8:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday-SaturdayCox Convention Center Arena 1 Myriad GardensfreeRobots created by students throughout the region will compete in the 2010 Sea...
 
Thursday, March 25, 2010

State to sue feds over health care overhaul


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Oklahoma is joining more than 10 other states suing the federal government.Less than 24 hours after the U.S. House of Representatives passed a national overhaul of health care, Oklahoma's Speaker of t...
 
Tuesday, March 23, 2010

'The Biggest Loser' looking for a new cast, makes a stop in Oklahoma


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Casting call for "The Biggest Loser"Coca-Cola Bricktown Events Center 425 E. California 10 a.m. Saturday Want to see the dial on the scale go down, but need the extra push? NBC casting producers retur...
 
Thursday, March 18, 2010

Rural telephone companies, cellular users at odds over state-wide toll-free plan's proposed fee


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LeighAnne Manwarren
As the Oklahoma Corporate Commission's telecommunications staff debates over the draft of a new toll-free policy, rural telephone companies are arguing to keep the proposal alive. Many others are in o...
 
Thursday, March 11, 2010

Oscar Night in Oklahoma to benefit Ronald McDonald House


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Oscar Night America in Oklahoma6:30 p.m., SundayCastle Falls, 820 N. Macarthur$50 per person, $75 for couples 424-6874, www.rmhokc.comCocktail attire suggested Pull out your red carpet-worthy outfit...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

A state legislator tries to reduce the amount of women incarcerated in Oklahoma


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Kelly Damphousse, a sociology professor at the University of Oklahoma and associate dean for the OU College of Arts and Sciences, said it's well known that Oklahoma locks up more women than any other ...
 
Thursday, March 4, 2010

Billy Joel and Elton John reinforce their status as rock legends at Ford Center


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Screams echoed as two iconic musicians took Ford Center stage Thursday night. Appearing from opposite sides of the stage, Billy Joel and Elton John met in the middle to perform in their latest concert...
 
Tuesday, March 2, 2010

District finds MAPS for Kids helped, but still room for improvement


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Looking back nine years after MAPS for Kids, the Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools found the school district still needs improvement. This morning at the Ronald J. Norick Downtown Library, F...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Bills in House and Senate aim to extract Oklahoma from any federal health care bill


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LeighAnne Manwarren
With the fate of a federal health care plan up in the air, Oklahoma legislators are anticipating and drafting legislation opting out of any federal health care plan. Both the House Rules Committee and...
 
Thursday, February 25, 2010

Three controversial bills culled from last year's omnibus abortion bill continue their lives


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LeighAnne Manwarren
After last year's Oklahoma House Bill 1595 received a setback, state legislators are reintroducing parts of the bill individually. Because HB 1595 had many different parts, the Oklahoma courts deemed ...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Bariatic Fashion Show to feature former bariatric patients as models


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LeighAnne Manwarren
Fourth Annual Bariatric Fashion Show6:30 to 10 p.m., Friday, Feb. 19National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum, 1700 N.E. 63rd. Free, but limited spaceReservations: 360-7100. For more information:...
 
Thursday, February 18, 2010

Romance in the Stacks lets readers meet Okie romance authors


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LeighAnne Manwarren
For those who love to snuggle up and let their minds wander in an imagination ride through the words of a favorite novel, the Oklahoma Center for the Book invites them to take part in "Romance in the ...
 
Thursday, February 11, 2010
 
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