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OKG Newsletter


Topic: news

Chocolate can be good for you


News

Carol Smaglinski
While chocolate in itself is not an aphrodisiac, it does contains an amino acid that stimulates the production of endorphins, a brain chemical that dulls pain.   "Apparently, people who have just 'fal...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

MAPS 3: Revenge of the Myth'


Commentary

Ron Black
It has all the makings of an epic science-fiction adventure film: City leaders are faced with the loss of tax revenue and scramble to find new and innovative ideas to convince the unsuspecting taxpaye...
 
Thursday, February 22, 2007

Southeast Oklahoma's Girls Gone Wine lets visitors make their own vino


News

Edmund Solis
Three women have opened Girls Gone Wine " a winery in southeast Oklahoma that features customers making and bottling their own vino.   Besides being the name of the winery, "girls gone wine" is also a...
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

So much for compassion


Commentary

Pam Fleischaker
One of the most divisive public issues in America is still legal abortion.   People who oppose abortion " for whatever reason " won't give an inch.   Their elected or self-appointed representatives ha...
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

Oklahoma State ecology department has faculty thinking green


News

Chris Willard
  A new department at Oklahoma State University will focus its research on conservation and sustainability of Oklahoma's natural resources. The Department of Natural Resource Ecology and Management...
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

OKC's St. Baldrick's Foundation raises money for child cancer research


News

Krista Nightengale
  Nearly a year after dying of cancer, 11-year-old Fletcher Vines continues to make an impact.   Fletcher's mom, Gail Vines, returned to OU Children's Physicians on Feb. 9 to help honor his memory....
 
Thursday, March 1, 2007

University of Oklahoma geophysicist doesn't share Gore's global warming views


News

Ben Fenwick
  Former Vice President Al Gore was at the University of Oklahoma in March to discuss global warming. And so was one of his sharpest critics.   OU geophysicist David Deming is known for his critici...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Silencing the minority


News

Richard Prawdzienski
Will Ralph Nader run for president if the Democrats don't nominate the right candidate?   Will we, the people of Oklahoma, be allowed to vote for Nader or any other third-party candidate in the next p...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Oklahoma athletic legend's widow sold burial rights to Pennsylvania town


News

Mike Coppock
When Oklahoman and American Indian sports hero Jim Thorpe passed away in 1953, the governor of Oklahoma refused to build him a $25,000 memorial. His remains are now in a distant Pennsylv...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007

Oklahoma 24-Hour Video Race forces filmmaking on the fly


News

Charles Martin
To make a five-minute film, 24 hours might sound like plenty of time. But anyone who's attempted it knows it's a challenge. The annual 24-Hour Video Race to do just that has served as a handy exc...
 
Thursday, March 8, 2007
 
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