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Support group sets meeting

EDMOND — The Edmond chapter of Parents Helping Parents will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at McLaren's Pantry, 3414 S Boulevard. The restaurant is closed to the public before the meeting starts. Jake Hill, chief financial officer at Rob's Ranch Addiction Treatment, will speak on "Inside the Mind of an Addicted Child." Parents Helping Parents provides support and resources for parents of addicted children. The meeting is free. For more information, call 642-8198

Norman gas main being moved

NORMAN — James Garner Avenue, just south of Acres Street, is closed to allow a contractor for Oklahoma Natural Gas to relocate a gas main in advance of the James Garner and Acres Intersection Project. The street will reopen by 9 a.m. Aug. 21. Signs have been placed to direct motorists. The James Garner and Acres Street Intersection Project will include a new, relocated intersection and improved stormwater system. For more information, call 366-5265 or email

Book club to discuss Haigh novel

MOORE — The Moore Library invites avid readers to be part of its monthly Open for Discussion Book Club, which meets next at 6 p.m. Aug. 23. This month's discussion will be on the novel “Heat and Light” by Jennifer Haigh. Copies of the book are available in advance of the discussion from the information services desk. Ages 18 and older may attend, and registration is required. For more information or to register, visit the library, call 793-5100 or go to

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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

Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the... Read more ›