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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Chicken-fried news

Take that to the bank


CFN

Gazette staff
All but one state will be divvying up more than $25 billion as part of a foreclosure fraud settlement involving the nation’s five largest banks. The lone state to go its own way?
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

Here to pump you up!


CFN

Gazette staff
(In Chicken-Fried News’ best rock-star voice:) Oklahoma City, are you ready to get excited about a business seminar?
 
Wednesday, February 15, 2012

God beats labor


CFN

Gazette staff
When an organization needs to focus its vision, it might re-evaluate the mission statement with a tweaked adjective here and there. This exercise appears to be taking place among some state leaders who want to underscore Oklahoma’s reverence for The Man Upstairs.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

What is life


CFN

Gazette staff
There’s a symbolic weight in being the first of anything, whether it’s the first man to orbit the Earth (Yuri Gagrin), the first man to walk on the moon (Neil Armstrong) or the first mooning of a man on earth (alas, history dropped the ball on recording that one).
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Hip to be ’Square


CFN

Gazette staff
Is “checking in” the first thing you do upon arriving somewhere? Are you vying to usurp the current mayorship of your favorite coffee shop? If you know what that means, odds are you’re socially networked.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Grand theft ... Zumba?


CFN

Gazette staff
When it comes to the fight against childhood obesity and bullying, the logical solutions might be to feed nutritional meals to kids and teach them the Golden Rule.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Breeding Ground


CFN

Gazette staff
This state is a veritable breeding ground for famous people, from Will Rogers to Garth Brooks (although we don’t claim Chris Gaines). And for general badassery, there’s Chuck Norris, who hails from south-central Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Oratory overkill


CFN

Gazette staff
Is there ever a good time to talk about shooting members of Congress with whom you have differences?
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Point broke


CFN

Gazette staff
Had actor Gary Busey not allegedly attacked a woman at a Tulsa airport last summer, the one-time Oklahoman might be able to breathe a little easier. Actually, scratch that — he’s in way over his head, according to documents related to his Feb. 7 filing for Chapter 7 bankruptcy.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Thinking outside the bun


CFN

Gazette staff
Last week, CFN was excited to receive a news release announcing, per the headline, “RUSSELL WESTBROOK TO COMPETE IN 2012 TACO BELL SKILLS CHALLENGE.”
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012
 
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