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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Drop in recycling commodity prices puts squeeze on local programs


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Ed Copelin used to make a tidy sum from bales of cardboard boxes from his Norman business, Copelin's Office Supply. But there won't be a check coming from the last few times the cardboard ba...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity plans most ambitious project to date


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Charles Martin
On first glance, it would be hard to distinguish Hope Crossing from other suburban-styled communities being built across the metro. Located just north of Wilshire Boulevard off Kelley Avenue in ...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds filter in for homeless prevention


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Scott Cooper
Local and state officials are working on plans to help Oklahomans who are now, or face becoming homeless. The effort is part of the federal stimulus package aimed at pulling the country through ...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Enid pastor's book delves into Southern Baptist issues


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Greg Horton
Enid pastor Wade Burleson has released a book detailing his three-year conflict with the International Mission Board of the Southern Baptist Convention. Burleson, who pastors Emmanuel Baptist Ch...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Community Services Building in Norman has a new roof of its own


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As the economy tightens, those on the financial edge are also feeling stretched mentally and physically. Nonprofit groups see local citizens, hear their struggles and direct them to the appropri...
 
Thursday, May 7, 2009

Xeriscaping creates low-maintenance landscape easy on environment


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Cactus and gravel, rocks and yucca. Xeriscaping, or quality landscaping to conserve water, doesn't have to mean a dry, lifeless landscape with driftwood surrounded by gravel. ...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Local venues offer free family fun


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Elizabeth Camacho Wiley
School's almost out, which means more chances for parents to spend time with the kids. That is, until reality sets in and parents realize keeping those kids entertained can be tough. Couple that...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Kitchen gardens enjoy renaissance, from White House on down


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Susan Grossman
This year is the year. No more paying $3 for a small packet of "fresh" herbs at the grocery store. Instead, invest that same amount of money into a few rosemary plants, stick them in the gro...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Big companies aren't the only ones soaking up the city's water


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Scott Cooper
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett recently said he is not worried about the future of the city's water supply as the metro area continues to grow. Hope he is right, because some residents and...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009

Community gardens grow in popularity around metro


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Gardening may be the oldest revolution, but urban community gardening is finally arriving on the scene in Oklahoma. Locals involved in the urban garden movement say the growing popularity is...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009
 
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