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OKG Newsletter


Topic: News

Spring brings crappie out for Okie fishermen


News

Scott Cooper
For some Oklahoma fisherman, one of the tastier fillets is crappie. Considered one of the easier species to catch, crappie is best caught in spring. Through March and April, crappie swim into shallow...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Sexual violence awareness event held at Oklahoma Capitol


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Krista Nightengale
April 1's Take Back the Night: Oklahoma was the first event of its size in the state, with expected attendance in the thousands. Coordinator Jennifer McLaughlin said the event has taken place all ove...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Oklahoma massage therapists hope for licensing


News

Lisa Spinelli
Thirty-seven states have some form of licensing for massage therapists. Oklahoma is not one of them. However, some local massage therapists hope to change that. Scott Rayburn, member of the Oklaho...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

OKC area gourmet stores cater to high-end taste buds


News

Lisa Spinelli
A few gourmet stores provide Okies with authentic imported goods, cooking classes from professional chefs, kitchenware and even freshly cooked meals. "I think it's great for our city; it's giving us...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

OKC 1955 high school football game paved way for integrated schools


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Jay C. Upchurch
On Nov. 3, 1955, with a crowd of more than 8,000, Douglass faced off against Capitol Hill in Oklahoma City's first integrated high school sporting event. The long-awaited matchup served to bridge th...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Oklahoma student wins poetry award


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Jim Chastain
High school competition helps keep poetry alive Established in 2005 by the National Endowment for the Arts, the "Poetry Out Loud" competition encourages high school students to memorize and recite so...
 
Thursday, April 5, 2007

Hornets beat Sonics, ho-hum


News

Stefanie Brickman
When the entertainment highlight of a professional basketball game is the announcers showing off a Desmond Mason bobblehead or the sideline reporters' third-quarter interview with ...
 
Friday, April 6, 2007

Oklahoma Spring Game features psychedelic grass


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Stefanie Brickman
The ESPN commentators estimated more than 40,000 Sooner football fans showed up to watch the team play the Spring Game at Owen Field. With the out-of-season cold snap, fans were wearing the same winte...
 
Sunday, April 8, 2007

Oklahoma Cherokee chief calls Abramoff accusations 'desperate'


News

Ben Fenwick
Cherokee Principal Chief Chad Smith calls "desperate" an attempt by the descendants of former tribal slaves to link their ouster to disgraced lobbyist Jack Abramoff.   However, an attorney for ...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007

OKC Lightning women's football team racking up impressive record


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Charles Martin
Like the Oklahoma City Dolls three decades ago, the Oklahoma City Lightning gives local women the opportunity to play football. Having appeared in two world championships and earning a 38-6 record in...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007
 
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