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OKG Newsletter


Topic: news

McCarty submits additional DNA sample


News

Scott Cooper
At an afternoon hearing in Judge Twyla Mason Gray's courtroom (pictured), Curtis McCarty submitted an additional DNA sample for testing in the Pamela Kaye Willis murder case.   ...
 
Tuesday, May 1, 2007

Oklahoma's only Derby horse enjoying retirement


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Jay C. Upchurch
On May 6, 1989, a thoroughbred named Clever Trevor became the first and only Oklahoma-bred horse to ever run in the Kentucky Derby.   He finished 13th, but became the first accredited Oklahoma-bred to...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

OKC man picks ponies based on news headlines


News

Rod Lott
Don Morris, a 60-year-old project manager at an Oklahoma City architecture firm, has a unique method for betting on horses: He pays attention to the headlines.   In other words, the names of horses th...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

OKC among top fast food consumers


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Lisa Spinelli
Oklahoma City has been one of America's top 10 cities in fast-food consumption in four of the last eight years, according to Sandelman & Associates, a California-based research foundation.   The l...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Oil man Marland married adopted daughter


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Ben Fenwick
E.W. Marland's mansion in Ponca City is an astonishing display of wealth and extravagance. It was here that Marland sunk much of his fortune building a home that estate officials say would now be wort...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Katie Awards fraud alleged


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Gazette staff
The Press Club of Dallas and the Press Club of Dallas Foundation filed a civil fraud lawsuit on Monday against former Press Club President Elizabeth Albanese over the judging of the 2005 and 200...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Free Comic Book Day scheduled for Saturday


News

Rod Lott
The sixth annual Free Comic Book Day will be held nationwide Saturday.   Visitors to participating area stores can choose from 43 titles specially published for FCBD, featuring such characters as: " S...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

First parking meter was installed in Oklahoma


News

Scott Cooper
This week in 1935, the Oklahoma City Council approved the installation of the world's first parking meter.   Invented by lawyer and newspaper editor Carl C. Magee, the parking meter was met with as mu...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Deer Creek student wins South Africa trip


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Krista Nightengale
Aric Kampschaefer, 13, has earned himself a trip to South America through a contest with National Geographic Kids magazine.   The magazine recently asked for students age 9-14 to write a 100-200 word ...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

Christian novelist Dekker aims for mainstream success


News

Rod Lott
For his new novel, "Skin," Christian author Ted Dekker has dropped the evangelical angle on which he has built his entire writing career.   Yet Dekker insists he hasn't turned his back on God or his f...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007
 
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