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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Children

Schools and after-school exercise


Marilyn Davidson
Our public schools are the most important resource in our community — they truly should be the heart and soul of every community. As parents, we should care about what happens in our schools, and as taxpayers, we should be able to access schools for community use.
Wednesday, January 30, 2013

Loving Candy

In 1979, the OU student charmed the pants off America as Playboy's 25th anniversary Playmate. And then ...


Rod Lott
Once upon a time, there lived a beautiful girl — a woman, really. There’s no question she was a woman. Otherwise, this particular story would not exist.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Chosen ONEs

Eight metro organizations nominated as state’s top nonprofit.


Rachael Cervenka
Nonprofits across the state strive to better lives, one Oklahoman at a time. Some of them will be recognized and rewarded for their efforts at next month’s Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Shave it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

The goal: Ten moms of children with cancer want to raise $50,000 to go toward finding a cure. The idea: Shave their heads. Banding together as 10 Strong, the mothers’ group will lose their locks at a St. Baldrick’s Foundation event at 1 p.m. Sunday at VZD’s Restaurant & Club, 4200 N. Western. Call 524-4203 or visit


Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Dog-gone fun


Gazette staff
Kids love Clifford the Big Red Dog. Otherwise, how else would Norman Bridwell’s character of books and cartoons have survived long enough to celebrate a 50th anniversary?
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Gunning for freedom


Gazette staff
House Bill 1062 — you know, the one that pushed to arm teachers in Oklahoma public schools — will not be heard by the state Senate Education Committee this legislative session, despite the measure having been approved by House members.
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Take shelter

A substantial funding cut looms for a Cleveland County youth shelter.


Carol Cole-Frowe
Proposed elimination of Cleveland County funding to the area’s emergency youth shelter has the facility’s administration and supporters scrambling to figure out how to keep it open and what other services will have to be reduced.
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

The Aquabats! Super Show! Season One! 2012

Ritalin! Not! Necessary! But! It! Won't! Hurt!

Television series

Rod Lott
For those Ritalin-chompin’ children who find Nickelodeon’s Yo Gabba Gabba! too slow-paced, The Hub’s The Aquabats! Super Show! should satiate them. After all, its title has double the exclamation points.
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Married or bust!


Gazette staff
Get hitched and get rich. Say “I do” and the money will roll right in. At least that’s the impression one might get from Gov. Mary Fallin and state House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, both of whom trumpeted a recently signed law designed to promote marriage to counter various social ills.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013