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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

AAA names Skirvin Hilton as a Four Diamond hotel


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Stefanie Brickman
Just six months after its grand reopening, the Skirvin Hilton found out today the American Automobile Association has named the hotel among its Four Diamond recipients for 2008.   "It's been on...
 
Wednesday, August 29, 2007

Slain Okarche priest one step closer to sainthood


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Rob Collins
The Archdiocese of Oklahoma City is formally announcing the cause of canonization for the Rev. Stanley Rother, an Okarche priest murdered in Guatemala more than 25 years ago, and the first for an Okla...
 
Friday, September 14, 2007

Urban forestry important to Oklahoma's vitality


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Lisa Janssen
You might have heard of tree huggers, but urban forester Mark Bays embraces them in more ways than one. Bays has been an arborist, forester and tree care provider for more than 15 years.  "I ...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Switzer teams up with Ronald McDonald House to auction red shoes


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Lauren Parajohn
The Ronald McDonald House Charities of Oklahoma City will host its fifth annual "Red Shoe Gala" Friday, Oct. 12, at the newly renovated Skirvin Hilton Hotel. Honorary co-chairs of the even...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Peace day to be celebrated at Gold Dome


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Lisa Janssen
Make pinwheels, not war, and celebrate the United Nations' International Day of Peace from 5:30 to 8 p.m. Friday with students, teachers, Oklahoma leaders and other community members from across the c...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Gazette Halloween parade seeking entrants


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Lisa Janssen
The first annual Ghouls Gone Wild parade, sponsored by Oklahoma Gazette, is the first of its kind in Oklahoma. Flaming Lips front man Wayne Coyne will serve as grand marshal, marching in his plastic b...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Horticultural therapy program offers hope to disabled children


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Lea Terry
The Children's Center in Bethany recently established a horticulture therapy program, which isn't about playing in the dirt, but healing the young patients' bodies and minds. "It helps them see that,...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

At-risk youth lured away from crime by art


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Lauren Parajon
Youth Cornerstone's "After School Cool" program targets youth from neighborhoods at risk for juvenile crime, substance abuse, gangs and teen pregnancy, and engages them in art projects all over the me...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Saving Grace' ends first season outpacing other debuting cable television summer series


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Stefanie Brickman
Turner Network Television's "Saving Grace" television series, set in Oklahoma City, completed its first season Sept. 17 by outpacing other debuting primetime cable television series with nearly 5.3 mi...
 
Wednesday, September 26, 2007

Tuskegee Airman honored


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Scott Cooper
Members of the Tuskegee Airmen were on hand as the Oklahoma History Center honored an Oklahoma member of the famed air fighters. A life-size statue of Air Force Maj. Charles B. Hall is being unveiled ...
 
Friday, September 21, 2007
 
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