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Boutique to partner with OBI for blood drive

YUKON — One Faith Boutique has announced its February volunteer project, part of its 12 Months of Ministry. The business will partner with the Oklahoma Blood Institute for a blood drive from 1:30 to 4:30 p.m. Friday at One Faith Boutique, 425 W. Main St. To participate, email Lyndzee at

Center promotes self-confidence, body positivity

EDMOND — The University of Central Oklahoma's Women's Outreach Center hopes to strengthen and celebrate self-confidence, body positivity and healthy relationships during “Love Boldly Week,” running through Friday. Activities include Love Your Body Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Tuesday in the Nigh food court; and Body Positivity Day from 11 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday in the Will Rogers Room of the Nigh Center. For more information, go to or call 974-3626.

Chili supper to benefit Christmas Store

NORMAN — The Norman Police Department, in conjunction with the Norman Fire Department, OU Police Department and the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office, will hold an all-you-can-eat chili supper from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. Thursday at the Norman High School Commons, 911 W Main St. Tickets are $5 and can be purchased in advance at the police department, 201 W Gray St., Building B. Tickets also will be available at the door. Children 6 and under eat free. Patrons can dine-in or opt for a generous portion to take home. To-go meals will be available for pickup starting at 5 p.m. Proceeds go to the Cleveland County Christmas Store, which allows low-income families to shop for food, toys and household goods for Christmas. For more information, call 366-5267 or email

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Jane Glenn Cannon

A native of Oklahoma, Jane Glenn Cannon is an award-winning reporter who has covered everything from crime, courts and government to entertainment and features. She wrote a popular personal column for many years. She is a former associate writer... Read more ›

Diana Baldwin

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