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OKG Newsletter


Topic: news

OKC's MAPS for Kids garners district recognition


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Emily Jerman
MAPS for Kids efforts garnered Oklahoma City Public Schools an award in a nationwide contest this month. The district earned honorable mention honors in the American School Board Journal's 2007 Magna...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

OKC swingers claim partner-swapping is 'wholesome'


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Ben Fenwick
Participants in the swingers scene don't call themselves "swingers." They just call it "the lifestyle," according to LeeAnn (not her real name), a local woman who pursues this alternative sexual lif...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Norman to vote on curbside recycling


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Scott Cooper
Voters in Norman will cast ballots on curbside recycling on May 8. If approved, Norman would become one of just a handful of cities in Oklahoma to offer such a program. Oklahoma City and Edmond h...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Former baseball commissioner should be removed from hall of fame


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Jay C. Upchurch
Kenesaw Mountain Landis, Major League Baseball's first commissioner, gave baseball a black eye in his 24-year run in that office. "For 24 years, Judge Landis wouldn't let a black man play. I had his ...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Filling car with alternative fuel almost impossible in OKC


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Chris Willard
According to a 2006 purchasing guide released by the National Ethanol Vehicle Coalition, there are only two public pumps in Oklahoma City where consumers can purchase E85, a blend of fuel containing...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Lawsuit \"reform\" bill passes senate, goes to Governor


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Ben Fenwick
The Oklahoma State Senate passed Senate Bill 507 by a vote of 23-25. The 119-page would-be lawsuit "reform" legislation would place restrictions on average citizens filing lawsuits and require c...
 
Friday, April 20, 2007

Gazette wins NAMI Oklahoma award


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma Gazette was given the National Alliance on Mental Illness' Outstanding Media Award April 16 for contributions to the goals of NAMI Oklahoma. NAMI Oklahoma recognized the Gazette for Nathan G...
 
Friday, April 20, 2007

Oklahoma watchdog leader says man facing murder charge is in nursing facility


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Scott Cooper
The head of a nursing home watchdog organization claims the state has placed a man charged with four counts of first-degree murder in a nursing facility.   Wes Bledsoe (pic...
 
Tuesday, April 24, 2007

University of Oklahoma students prepare Bethany Route 66 project


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Krista Nightengale
University of Oklahoma Division of Landscape Architecture graduate students and Oklahoma Scenic Byways are partnering to give the city of Bethany new ideas on improving the section of town Route...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Tulsa author documents life of Billy the Kid


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Rod Lott
Tulsa-based author and three-time Pulitzer Prize nominee Michael Wallis has written what may be the definitive biography of a famed American outlaw in "Billy the Kid: The Endless Ride." "God...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007
 
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