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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Oklahoma's all-black town of Boley in disrepair


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Krista Nightengale
  The historic district of Boley made Preservation Oklahoma's 2007 most-endangered sites list, but one resident claims the Okfuskee County town is not facing extinction.   "It's here," said Maurice...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Global warming documentary sparks changes in Oklahoma


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Krista Nightengale
Members of local environmental group have noticed an increase in membership. Although they're not sure what the rise can be attributed to, they do know Al Gore's 2006 documentary "An Inc...
 
Thursday, February 15, 2007

Oklahoma senator calls for mandatory HPV vaccination for sixth-grade girls


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Greg Horton
  An Oklahoma state senator has introduced legislation to make vaccination against human papillomavirus (HPV) mandatory for preteen girls entering sixth grade.   HPV is a family of sexually transmi...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

OKC's CARE Center extends helping hand to abused children


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Krista Nightengale
Oklahoma City's CARE " or Child Abuse Response and Evaluation " Center helps children who have faced physical, sexual and mental abuse.   Open since 1993, the CARE Center offers children and their fam...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

OKC's St. Baldrick's Foundation raises money for child cancer research


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Krista Nightengale
  Nearly a year after dying of cancer, 11-year-old Fletcher Vines continues to make an impact.   Fletcher's mom, Gail Vines, returned to OU Children's Physicians on Feb. 9 to help honor his memory....
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

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

University of Oklahoma student spurred to take action on Darfur


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Krista Nightengale
   When Bailey Cato heard that women in Darfur, Sudan, had to wake up every morning and decide whether to go forage for food and risk being raped, or to send out another family member and ri...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Ballet Flamenco gives Norman's underprivileged kids a chance to dance


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Krista Nightengale
The beginning dance class in a Norman Parks & Recreations center near Reaves Park is a lesson in life, community and culture.   Pandora Tadefa-Everett was a volunteer teacher at the ...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007

OKC Red Tie event raises AIDS charity money


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Krista Nightengale
Local automobile dealer Jackie and Barbara Cooper's son died of complications from AIDS in 1989.   Several years later, the couple was approached by a group who needed help raising money...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Annual 89er Celebration slated in Guthrie


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Krista Nightengale
Guthrie has hosted the 89er Celebration for 72 years, and this year's event takes place from Wednesday to Saturday. Along with the annual parade, which will be held at noon Saturday, and the rodeo, w...
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2007
 
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