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Norman mayor and professor present talk on book chronicling House Speaker Pelosi's ascent


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Nicole Hill
Norman Mayor Cindy Rosenthal and Ron Peters, a professor, will speak about their book, "Speaker Nancy Pelosi and the New American Politics," 2 p.m. Sunday.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

A national report on childhood well-being does not paint a favorable portrait of Oklahoma


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Nicole Hill
In fact, Oklahoma comes in 40th or worse in five of the 10 categories: infant mortality rate, child death rate, teen death rate, teen birth rate and percent of children in poverty.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

On the road and \"always free,\" rock band Blacklist Royals mixes influences and makes friends


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Nicole Hill
The members of the Nashville, Tenn.-based band will bring their brand of "punk 'n' roll" to The Hi-Lo Club Monday, with San Francisco's Nothington.
 
Thursday, July 29, 2010

Oklahoma National Guard team deploys to Afghanistan to teach farming and building practices


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Nicole Hill
Milking goats, shearing sheep and slaughtering chickens.They sound more like farm chores, but for members of the Oklahoma National Guard's Agricultural Development Team, these were just some of the ta...
 
Thursday, July 22, 2010

Graduate students in OU's psychology program connect with patients in free service program


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Nicole Hill
Sometimes, all it takes is one phone call.One phone call was enough to get Dr. Lisa Frey thinking about what she could do to help those seeking mental health services but are unable to afford them. "I...
 
Thursday, July 15, 2010

With a budget cut of nearly $1 million, OETA is making some changes


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Nicole Hill
In the course of one day, Gerry Bonds learned her OETA talk show, "OKC Metro," was up for two Emmy awards and, almost immediately, it would soon end.In addition, she found out she'd anchor her last "O...
 
Thursday, July 8, 2010

Activist and author Kathy Kelly will speak about peacemaking Tuesday at the Church of the Open Arms


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Nicole Hill
Kathy Kelly 7 p.m. 376-3077Church of the Open Arms3131 N. PennsylvaniaIn 2003, Kathy Kelly found herself an eyewitness to history as she and her companions sat through the "shock and awe" bombing cam...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

An openly gay appointee to a government position says Oklahoma is making changes in right direction


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Nicole Hill
A framed photo of Martin Luther King Jr. sits near the window of Richard Ogden's downtown law office. It serves as a daily reminder of a phrase Ogden likes to use."We're all in this together."Ogden, w...
 
Thursday, June 24, 2010

Oklahoma's oldest resort town is the state's newest cool spot with big mention in national magazine


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Nicole Hill
Locals describe Medicine Park as a mix of Mayberry, "The Twilight Zone" and "Northern Exposure."Intrigued yet?Budget Travel magazine was. Medicine Park recently ranked No. 9 on the mag's list of "Amer...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Oklahoma Humanities Council doles out grants to Central Oklahoma artists and organizations


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Nicole Hill
Venetian art, a renowned poet and a museum expansion are headed straight for Central Oklahoma thanks to newly awarded Oklahoma Humanities Council grants.At a recent meeting of its board of trustees, O...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Four Democrats will vie for a chance to win House District 44 in a July primary


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Nicole Hill
Drive down almost any street in Norman, and you're bound to see them " bright blue signs bearing the name "VIRGIN." These little blue beacons indicate that it's primary time in Oklahoma. They're nearl...
 
Thursday, June 17, 2010

Mayors from across the country will descend upon OKC this weekend for their annual conference


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Nicole Hill
More than 100 mayors descending upon the city may not sound as exciting as a Thunder game or a night out in Bricktown, but the impact of their visit could be just as huge for Oklahoma City as those im...
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

Math giant Martin Gardner passes away


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Nicole Hill
Best-selling author and "mathemagician" Martin Gardner died Saturday at Norman Regional Hospital. He was 95.A prolific writer, Gardner penned more than 70 books over topics as far-reaching as mathemat...
 
Tuesday, May 25, 2010
 
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