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OKG Newsletter


Topic: May 20

Dispatches from a disaster


News

Tim Farley
Adam Johnston had never seen a tornado until Monday. Now, he’s ready to move back to California.
 
Tuesday, May 21, 2013

Cooking for a cause

Metro chefs are joined by a nationally celebrated colleague for a delicious fundraiser.


Food and Drink Features

Tim Farley
Some of the metro’s finest chefs are uniting for a unique fundraiser to assist tornado relief efforts, an event that will also feature one of the country’s most celebrated chefs.
 
Friday, May 24, 2013

In cars

A TV meteorologist’s urging to ‘drive south’ during the May 31 tornado sparks a storm of anger on social media.


News

Tim Farley
Spencer Hicks won’t be watching or listening to KFOR Channel 4 meteorologist Mike Morgan anymore.
 
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Thanks from Moore


Letters to the Editor

Carl Owen III
This citizen of Moore wants to thank all of you who have come to our aid.
 
Wednesday, June 12, 2013

Pet project

Animals unclaimed in the aftermath of the May 20 tornado will be available for adoption Sunday.


News

Tim Farley
Dogs and cats displaced because of the May 20 tornado need a good, loving home. As a result, an adoption event is scheduled 1-6 p.m. Sunday at the Cleveland County Fairgrounds, 615 E. Robinson in Norman.
 
Monday, June 17, 2013

Seeking shelter for students


Commentary

Rep. Joe Dorman
Forty-seven lives were lost during the storms that hit our state last month. The death toll could have been lower if suitable shelters were widely available.
 
Wednesday, June 19, 2013

Booking it to Moore

Residents of a Texas retirement community contribute to a local book drive for Moore schoolchildren.


News

Molly Evans
Residents of a senior living community in East Texas were deeply touched by news reports of the May 20 tornado that devastated Moore. The seniors — some of them retired teachers, some grandparents and great-grandparents — were especially concerned about the young students of Plaza Towers and Briarwood, the two elementary schools demolished by that EF5 twister.
 
Tuesday, July 2, 2013

Culture wars

Amid some opposition, American Indian Cultural Center & Museum officials hope donors remain loyal to the uncompleted venue.


News

Tim Farley

Supporters of the half-built American Indian Cultural Center & Museum (AICCM) were days away from receiving $40 million in state funds this state legislative session when a deadly tornado ripped through south Oklahoma City and Moore.
 
Tuesday, July 23, 2013

Seeking shelters

Families endorse a petition drive that could ultimately put storm shelters into public schools without raising taxes to pay for them.


News

Tim Farley
Three fathers — Scott McCabe, Rick Cole and Ross Legg — sat in the first row of chairs at the State Capitol’s Blue Room on Sept. 18, listening intently to plans that could bring storm shelters to every public school in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, September 25, 2013
 
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