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OKG Newsletter


Topic: chicken fried news

PR BS

Isn't that the reality show where she tries to eat 100 donuts a day for 100 days?


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Lots of press releases cross our desk. Recently, these titles least screamed “Stop the presses!”
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

In the jailhouse now

Well, that’s one way to celebrate the Fourth of July


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Last week in Norman, a 50-year-old man pleaded guilty to conspiracy to sell a dead bald eagle and its feathers, according to The Norman Transcript.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Nom, nom, nom

Well, folks, we did it: We put our minds (or should we say stomachs?) to it, ate hard and have achieved our goals. That’s right: We have the fastest-growing waistlines in the nation!


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Let’s all pat each other on the back (fat). (It’s not like we can pat our own back, what with our chubby little arms that are too busy holding chili cheeseburgers. With ranch.)
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Honky top

How you like him now?


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Toby Keith’s secret to success? Blame it on the worm.Forbes magazine — that’s the one about the money, y’all — last month placed the Oklahoman on its annual list of the World’s 25 Highest-
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Two guys, one beer

Guess they weren't the type to share


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We here at Chicken-Fried News generally abide by the assumption that most people can handle someone else eating the last piece of cake or an unclaimed schnitzel that had been sitting in the fridge without resorting to a physical altercation.
 
Wednesday, July 13, 2011

Do as I say

...not as I...collect federal farm subsidies


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There’s nothing like rank hypocrisy by elected officials to inspire confidence in one’s government. When people in control of the government start talking about how bad the government is, one begins to fall into an uh-oh-I-tried-to-divide-by-zero vortex in which self-awareness is nonexistent.
 
Wednesday, July 20, 2011

Kern: Go back to the closet

She was kinda asking for it with that book title.


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When Bob Dylan said they’ll stone you when you’re trying to keep your seat, he may have been talking about state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City.

 
Wednesday, July 27, 2011

About that lockout …

...because you won't like The Beard when he's angry.


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The NFL’s lockout ended last week, but we’ve only just begun for the NBA. And good luck interviewing any Oklahoma City Thunder players through the home office.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Bad egg

Stamped with the KKK's seal of approval


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So let’s look at the possible goals of Ada’s former Beautification Committee: plant some flowers, decorative street lights, keep black people out, public art. Wait. Back up. One of those seems decidedly less beautifying and slightly more … racist.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

His cups runneth over

'Bout how much you think this thing's worth?


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An Oklahoma man got some good news during an “Antiques Roadshow” taping in Tulsa when one of the PBS show’s appraisers valued a set of Chinese rhinoceros-horn cups to be worth between $1 million and $1.5 million.
 
Wednesday, August 3, 2011
 
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