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Rocket vehicle crashes at Burns Flat spaceport


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Ben Fenwick
A rocket contending for a $2 million NASA moon lander prize crashed Saturday at the Oklahoma Spaceport at Burns Flat, according to an industry news publication. The New Scientist reports that Armadil...
 
Friday, August 24, 2007

California congresswoman calls for end of Cherokee relations with U.S.


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Ben Fenwick
A new bill will sever relations between the Cherokee Nation and the United States, cutting off $270 million in government funding to the tribe, "until such time that they return the Freedmen to full c...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Former state senator faces competency exam


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Ben Fenwick
An Oklahoma federal judge ordered former state Sen. Gene Stipe to undergo a mental evaluation at a Missouri federal inmate hospital on Tuesday, records show.  According to the ruling filed in th...
 
Friday, August 31, 2007

Two officers charged in child's shooting death


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Ben Fenwick
Two Noble police officers now face felony charges in the shooting death of a young boy last month, according to charges filed in Cleveland County Court.   Robert Shawn Richardson, 29, and Paul ...
 
Saturday, September 8, 2007

Fate of proposed Red Rock plant seems imminent


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Ben Fenwick
The Oklahoma Corporation Commission Monday implied it would reject an application by Oklahoma Gas and Electric to build a $1.87 billion dollar coal-fired electric plant.   During deliberations ...
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

State fair siphons a third of police protection from rest of city


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Ben Fenwick
Each year in September, the population of one part of Oklahoma City swells by hundreds of thousands for 11 days. In 2006, a million people attended the 100th State Fair of Oklahoma " and this year, it...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

State treasurer draws fire for involvement in coal plant ad


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma State Treasurer Scott Meacham said he studied the coal vs. gas argument for several months after he first heard about Oklahoma Gas and Electric Co.'s proposal to build a massive coal-fired pl...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Ackerman McQueen handled ads for both sides of coal-plant issue


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Ben Fenwick
One Oklahoma City advertising agency handled the ads for each side in the coal vs. gas fight over a new state power plant. Oklahoma State Treasurer Scott Meacham said ad agency Ackerman McQueen calle...
 
Thursday, September 20, 2007

Chimineas putting hearth in the heartland


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Ben Fenwick
Here's a recent arrival from south of the border that has Oklahomans scrambling to get one: the chiminea. Chimineas " as well as a variety of other fire pits " can be had throughout the metro area. K...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

State's spaceport looks to attract more aeronautical business


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Scott Cooper and Ben Fenwick
The Oklahoma Spaceport in Burns Flat is going full throttle to lure space travel and rocket-launching businesses to western Oklahoma. "Because of this facility, we have (a) world of opportunity," sai...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007
 
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