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Made in the shade

An Oklahoma City native creates an eco-village in the Costa Rica rain forest.


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Nicole Hill
Morning routines vary. Some people spring from their beds as if they’re starring in a Folger’s commercial. Others get alarmingly familiar with the snooze button.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

In-person treatment

A proposed law requires a doctor’s presence when a patient receives an RU-486 pill terminating early pregnancy.


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Nicole Hill
Gov. Mary Fallin has signed into law a bill mandating that a doctor must be physically present when a woman takes a pill to induce an abortion, the latest measure in a legislative session that has brimmed with abortion-related bills.
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Mercedes rules

A local performance car enthusiast converted his 2004 Mercedes-Benz to compressed natural gas. Now he’s racing to break the CNG land-speed record.


Features

Nicole Hill
Bernie Towns has never owned a family car. From the races he grew up watching with his father at New Jersey’s Englishtown Raceway to his first car, a Firebird, it’s always been about performance.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Detox Diary

Hundreds of detox systems on the market promise to clean and recharge your body, but do they work? One brave writer attempted to find out.


Features

Nicole Hill
At 2:42 on a Thursday afternoon, I came to the startling realization that my will to live, at least to some not-so-small extent, is directly related to my consumption of alcohol and high-caloric foods.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Oklahoma's Children's Hospital Foundation helps infants both at home and abroad


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Nicole Hill
Dr. Marilyn Escobedo and other CHF doctors visited Changchun, China, in June as one form of outreach in a new type of partnership between CHF and Jilin University.
 
Thursday, December 9, 2010

A local organization helps families struggling to support their pets


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Nicole Hill
Pet Food Pantry is for the couple who walked in to the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter prepared to give up their pets after tearfully explaining they could no longer afford to feed their cats and dogs.
 
Thursday, November 18, 2010

How to spot a hipster, or dress like one


Features

Nicole Hill
It's a sea of TOMS shoes, skinny jeans and plaid. Hard to define, but easy to spot " these are hipsters.
 
Thursday, October 7, 2010

Adoption is on the rise in Oklahoma


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Nicole Hill
OKDHS facilitated a record-breaking 1,696 adoptions in this last fiscal year. That number marks an increase of more than 600 adoptions from five years ago.
 
Thursday, September 30, 2010

Goodwill is raising money to complete a move to a larger space


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Nicole Hill
Goodwill is trying to raise $300,000 through public donations to fund its ongoing relocation, made necessary by the city's "Core to Shore" project, which will realign Interstate 40.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Kids and families will be amazed and entertained at Saturday\'s \"Pandemonium of Magic\" event


Kids

Nicole Hill
Pandemonium brings together professionals and up-and-comers to raise money for the Magic Club, Ring 46 in the International Brotherhood of Magicians.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

Despite deadly risk, few Oklahoma teenagers get immunized against meningitis


News

Nicole Hill
The Oklahoma City County Health Department and Oklahoma County Immunization Coalition will offer free immunizations from 9 a.m. to noon Aug. 14 at four locations.
 
Friday, August 13, 2010

Open house at the American Organ Institute offers a behind-the-scenes workshop and a showcase of newly restored organs


Music

Nicole Hill
The University of Oklahoma American Organ Institute would like to give people an up-close look at what makes the room-sized instruments bellow.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

A spooky staple of local TV for years, Count Gregore finds himself facing a new battle


News

Nicole Hill
Years of traumatic accidents and near-fatal family health issues have brought the affable 82-year-old to the brink of foreclosure on the home he's lived in since 1995.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

A lot of us think dirty jobs are disgusting and downright dreadful, but hey, somebody's got to do them...


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Nicole Hill
From worm farmer to animal semen collector to roadkill removal, the dirty jobs all get done by someone. And we talked to those someones.
 
Thursday, August 5, 2010

Three Oklahoma teachers got to be kids again at space camp in Alabama as part of math and science initiative


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Nicole Hill
The goal of the training was to provide teachers with new ideas and activities to make science and math more interesting to their students.
 
Thursday, August 5, 2010
 
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