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OKG Newsletter


Topic: teens

Killer distractions

Distracted driving played a part in 5,500 vehicle-related deaths last year


Features

Gazette staff
To help make our nation’s roads safer, the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration has turned its focus on combating distracted driving.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Extreme hobbies

That body spray is hot. Really, really hot.


CFN

Gazette staff
Drinking, sex, fast cars … these hazards have been around since the beginning of time. (Or, at least since the great family musical “Grease.”) Apparently eager to provide fresh content for the Darwin Awards, young whippersnappers have found a new rebellion: setting themselves afire!
 
Wednesday, May 25, 2011

‘Hair’ styles

Lyric Theatre gets all done up for its production of the upbeat musical comedy ‘Hairspray.’


Performing Arts

Phil Bacharach
7:30 p.m. Wednesday-Thursday, 8 p.m. Friday-Saturday, 2 p.m. Saturday
Civic Center Music Hall
201 N. Walker
lyrictheatreokc.com 297-2264
$31-$60
 
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Up with young people


CFN

Gazette staff
High school isn’t for the faint of heart, what with worries over grades, the everyday dramas, peer pressure, teachers who don’t get it, parents who just don’t understand and Carly Rae Jepsen music.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Stitches

A horror comedy that doesn’t clown around.


Comedy

Rod Lott
We’re slipping, America. It look to Ireland to make the best horror comedy in recent memory, Stitches. The subgenre is one of the toughest to pull off — a feat about as rare as finding a four-leaf clover.
 
Friday, March 29, 2013

Tennis, anyone?

Planned renovations of the OKC Tennis Center aim to boost the sport’s popularity for inner-city youth.


Sports

Tim Farley
Year-round tennis is no longer exclusive to Oklahoma City’s country-club set. Beginning next fall, public-park players — many of them inner-city youngsters — will be able to practice and play regardless of weather conditions.
 
Wednesday, May 29, 2013

‘Bumper’ had prior history


CFN

Tim Farley
On Oct. 30, Nathaniel Zeke Campfield, a former reporter for The Oklahoman, pleaded no contest to a disorderly conduct charge after being accused of “disrupting the public order of the community by repeatedly bumping into multiple women on purpose” at the May 25 Moore High School graduation ceremony held at Cox Convention Center.
 
Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Egged on


CFN

Gazette staff
Some people, like Tulsa resident Carl Neat, really like Christmas. But, as Neat found out the hard way, some really don’t. On Nov. 30, two vandals egged Neat’s house and obliterated the $2,000 Christmas wonderland he has built up and assembled in his front yard over the past 20 years.
 
Thursday, December 12, 2013

Mystery meat

Big Truck Tacos’ 5th Amendment option changes daily, but contents remain a secret until at least the next day.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Elwell
The folks at Big Truck Tacos are savvy. One of the first real social media success stories in Oklahoma City, the restaurant has remained a fan favorite with a fun atmosphere, consistently tasty food and an air of mystery.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
 
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