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OKG Newsletter


Topic: terrorism

Dispatches from Boston

Metro residents who ran in the Boston Marathon recall the horror of the bombings and that city’s subsequent show of resilience.


News

Tim Farley
Finishing the 117th Boston Marathon brought tears of joy from Oklahoma City runner Dawn Harth. Within minutes, however, that exhilaration turned bittersweet.
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Iron Man 3

This metal is still precious.


Action

Rod Lott
You’ll hear the phrase “hot mess” bandied about the whole of Iron Man 3. For a while — the entire first act, really — the film embodies it, minus the hot.
 
Thursday, May 2, 2013

Terror on a Train

Choo-choo-choose something else.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Not to be confused with the ’80s slasher Terror Train — but, oh, how I wish it were! — 1952's Terror on a Train finds Glenn Ford (Superman: The Movie's Pa Kent) as Peter Lyncort, a bomb diffuser whose home life with his spouse (French actress Anne Vernon) is currently as explosive as his work life.
 
Thursday, June 20, 2013

Throwing stones at glass houses


CFN

Gazette staff
Three years after her hyperbolic statement that called the “agenda” of the gay community worse than that of a terrorist, Rep. Sally Kern still defends her opinion. Janet Parshall, host of radio show In the Market recently interviewed Kern on the subject, News Channel 4 reported.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Never let us forget


Commentary

Adam Soltani
It was one year ago that tragedy struck Boston as innocent lives were lost and others injured during the April 15, 2013, Boston Marathon bombing.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Going bananas

Edmond students and teachers act locally to fight global terrorism.


News

Danniel Parker
About 40 students and teachers from the University of Central Oklahoma amassed outside of Sprouts Farmers Market in late April. They wielded picket signs with slogans like “Chiquita Funded Terrorism” and “My Family Won’t Eat Sprouts.”
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Getting it radically wrong


Commentary

Adam Soltani
I recently received a call from a parent in northeast Oklahoma concerned about a History Channel video titled Conspiracy: Oklahoma City Bombing that was shown in her child’s Oklahoma history classroom at Jenks Freshman Academy.
 
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
 
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