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Leaving Oklahoma


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Nathan Gunter
You've had this happen before, right? You're standing around whatever the 21st century equivalent of the water cooler is (the Keurig? Facebook?), and the conversation takes a dismaying turn to the lat...
 
Thursday, June 10, 2010

OMRF's lupus registry hopes to unlock a piece of deadly disease's puzzle


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Nathan Gunter
On Sept. 22, 2009, the world bid farewell to Lucy O'Donnell Vodden, the fabled "Lucy" of "Lucy in the Sky with Diamonds" fame. NEVER IDENTICAL GENETIC ...
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Hit the road for driving tour of Oklahoma's fall colors


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Nathan Gunter
Now that summer has officially ended, Oklahomans might be tempted to put away their mix tapes and spend the cooler months hunkered down with their maps and offbeat tourism books, planning to tak...
 
Thursday, October 15, 2009

Oklahoma museum honors legendary 'Singing Cowboy,' Gene Autry


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Nathan Gunter
You probably know Gene Autry best because of Christmas. Every year around the holidays, his classic renditions of "Rudolph the Red-Nosed Reindeer," "Frosty the Snowman" and his original "Here Co...
 
Thursday, September 3, 2009

Krebs is haven for Italian cooking, other gastro goodies


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Nathan Gunter
If the more adventurous eaters among Oklahoma travelers ever decide to nut up and try a plate of lamb fries, they might do well to remind themselves of the wise words of Homer Simpson, when tryi...
 
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Oklahoma ranchers downsize with smaller cattle breeds for beef industry


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Nathan Gunter
Any traveler who has spent time in rural Western Oklahoma or the Texas Panhandle knows what a CAFO is. As defined by the Environmental Protection Agency, a CAFO is a Concentrated Animal Feed...
 
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Northwestern Oklahoma presents geology playground


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Nathan Gunter
Strap on your best hiking shoes and have a quick flip through your memories of eighth-grade earth science class. GREAT SALT PLAINS STATE PARK 200 MILLI...
 
Thursday, July 2, 2009

For 40 years, alt-press covers unreported news, stories of struggle


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Nathan Gunter
One of the marks of any community striving for greater recognition and visibility is the creation of media outlets geared toward that community. While nationwide magazines for the gay, lesbian, ...
 
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Church in 'Gay Strip' defies notion one cannot be Christian, homosexual


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Nathan Gunter
One of the most common tropes of the coming-out story is the one where someone struggling to come to terms with his or her sexual orientation must, at some point in the journey, go to the mat wi...
 
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Panhandle has share of festivals, stunning geography, unique history


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Nathan Gunter
The Oklahoma Panhandle is home to less than 1 percent of the state's residents, and yet the odd outcropping of land that gives Oklahoma its unique shape is home to a fecundity of stories, sights...
 
Thursday, June 4, 2009

Food festivals fill a traveler's plate all summer in Oklahoma


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Nathan Gunter
For millennia, human beings have anxiously waited out the end of winter and the annual coming of the year's crops. The plants break through the ground and people break out the wine, bringing for...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Oklahoma City's World of Wings Pigeon Center shares more about pigeons


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Nathan Gunter
Take a ride around London in one of those famous double-decker red tour buses and, passing Parliament Square, you may hear a story, possibly apocryphal, that before he died in 1965, Winston Chur...
 
Thursday, April 2, 2009

Oklahoma City's urban gardeners can grow their own food for next to nothing


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Nathan Gunter
With grocery-store prices increasing, Oklahoma City residents have been able to grow their produce and save money. BOUTIQUE FADSTATE SOIL HELPING HANDS When I was 5, my dad took me out into the quar...
 
Thursday, May 22, 2008

OKC diversity group offers business networking for gays, lesbians


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Nathan Gunter
In 2004, a small group of business owners formed the Diversity Business Association " DBA Metro, for short " to give that lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender businesspeo...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007
 
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