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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Community

Oklahoma destinations get Travelocity approval


News

Rod Lott
From more than 10,000 submissions nationwide, a few Oklahoma locations are being singled out as travel-worthy destinations in the guidebook "Local Secrets, Big Finds for 2007."   Hosted by travel Web ...
 
Saturday, June 23, 2007

Edmond Visual Arts Council, chamber partner on art piece for anniversary


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Gazette staff
The Edmond Visual Arts Council unanimously agreed to partner with the Edmond Area Chamber of Commerce on the art piece entitled "Legacy" at a June 20 meeting.   To be used...
 
Friday, June 22, 2007

iPhone-hungry fans line up for hours


News

Joe Wertz
Oklahoma is not immune to the epidemic. Dozens of mostly adults fevered and frenzied " foam starting to form at the ends of their mouths. Other symptoms of the infec...
 
Saturday, June 30, 2007

Treasure of gold may be buried near Cherokee


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Mike Coppock
Under the dam forming the Great Salt Plains Lake near Cherokee may be 1,400 pounds of gold bullion. In 1854, miners were returning from the California Gold Rush when they saw hostile American...
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Literacy council teaches adults how to read


News

Lauren Hopkins
Approximately 137,000 native-English speakers in Oklahoma County are at a basic or below-basic reading level, also known as "nonreaders." They comprise about 20 percent of Oklahoma Count...
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

Quilts cover Oklahoma history


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Kathryn Jenson White
Quilters of all ages will participate in the Central Oklahoma Quilters Guild's "Centennial Celebration of Quilts 2007" Thursday through Saturday at the Cox Convention Center, 1 Myriad Gardens.   In th...
 
Thursday, July 26, 2007

Affordable housing efforts recognized


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Gazette staff
Two efforts to provide affordable housing in northeast Oklahoma City garnered recognition recently from the Oklahoma Housing Finance Agency, the state's largest affordable housing provider. ...
 
Friday, July 27, 2007

Matt Damon offers advice to assassins hiding in Oklahoma


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Joe Wertz
Actor Matt Damon dropped by the Harkins Bricktown Cinemas in Oklahoma City on July 31 to promote his new action/assassin thriller " The Bourne Ultimatum," and to host a charity screening of the film...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Downtown meeting to bring together housing developers, potential residents


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Rod Lott
Housing options for downtown Oklahoma City will be discussed at the Thursday night meeting for Urban Neighbors, downtown's housing association, to be held 5-7 p.m. at Brew Ha-Ha, 222 E. Main in Brickt...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007

Annual cycling event benefits Children's Center


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Lauren Hopkins
Cyclists can enjoy a ride Saturday at the 11th annual "Spin Your Wheels Bicycle Tour," complete with food, coffee and refreshment stops. The tour benefits The Children's Center, a private, nonprofit h...
 
Thursday, August 9, 2007
 
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