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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: As service, entertainment industries shutter, workers ask 'What next?'

The COVID-19 pandemic is wreaking havoc on Oklahoma City’s large service and entertainment industry. As restaurants, venues...

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Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of quarantine

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trump says CDC to issue "strong Travel Advisory" for parts of NY, CT, NJ to slow virus spread in place of...

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The Latest: The coronavirus sweeps curling world

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world:___USA Curling says additional participants at...

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4 passengers dead aboard cruise ship anchored off Panama

PANAMA CITY (AP) — Four passengers have died aboard a cruise ship now anchored off the coast of Panama and two people aboard...

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In Iran, false belief a poison fights virus kills hundreds

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Standing over the still body of an intubated 5-year-old boy wearing nothing but a plastic diaper, an...

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'The day the music died': Coronavirus tests New Orleans

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — There were the great fires of 1788 and 1794 and the multiple yellow fever outbreaks of the 1800s. Hurricane...

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Appeals grow to close US national parks during pandemic

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Trump administration is sticking with its crowd-friendly waiver of entrance fees at national parks during...

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Ethanol plants seek rule changes to resupply hand sanitizer

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — As hospitals and nursing homes desperately search for hand sanitizer amid the coronavirus outbreak,...

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The beat goes on: Locked-down Berlin clubs take party online

BERLIN (AP) — Locked down due to the coronavirus pandemic, the nightclubs in the German capital have decided to keep the beat...

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Trump's Easter goal in war on virus a nod to faith, business

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump’s “beautiful” idea to reopen the U.S. economy by Easter Sunday and pack church pews...

Farzaneh brothers support education, housing, other causes in central Oklahoma

BusinessApr 28, 2019

MOORE — Revolution didn’t break out in Iran 40 years ago until after the Farzaneh brothers left to study architecture at the University of Oklahoma, but its effects reached around the world and lay a heavy weight on both of them. “Because of...

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Coronavirus delivers 'body blow' to Colorado's ski industry

DENVER (AP) — Ski resorts across the West that were shut down amid coronavirus fears are grappling with an economic “body blow"...

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Prentice Penny puts a fresh spin on wine films in 'Uncorked'

LOS ANGELES (AP) — In an early scene in Prentice Penny’s debut feature, “Uncorked,” his main character Elijah is trying to help...

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Lands' End and Draper James launch swimwear collection

Dive into this new swimwear by Reese Witherspoon’s company and Lands’ End

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Britain's Prince Charles tests positive for new coronavirus

LONDON (AP) —Prince Charles, the heir to the British throne, has tested positive for the new coronavirus, his office said...

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Sharing Tree announces inaugural junior board of directors

MOORE — With a 38-year tradition of being an organization for the community, by the community, Sharing Tree recently formed a...

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Canceled: Spring greenhouse sale set April 9-10 at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno Campus

The annual spring greenhouse sale previously planned for April 9-10 at Canadian Valley Technology Center’s El Reno Campus has...

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National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum Board of Directors announces new members

The National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum’s Board of Directors has announced the election of 12 new members. Dr. Billy...

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Children's Advocacy Centers of Oklahoma names new executive director

Children’s Advocacy Centers of Oklahoma has named Carrie Little as its executive director. Little has more than 19 years of...

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Achievers

Braum’s has announced D. Brian Ward, of Oklahoma City, and his niece, Deighton Howell, of Edmond, have won the Braum’s Dr...

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OCCC cybersecurity program offering full scholarship

Qualified students with an interest in cybersecurity have the opportunity to earn a full scholarship to Oklahoma City Community...

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Applicants sought for scholarship; students with hearing loss may apply

Students with hearing loss who will be attending higher education this fall may apply for scholarships being offered by the...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...

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Oklahoma Christian University offers conversational English classes

The Department of Language and Literature at Oklahoma Christian University is offering We Speak English as a second language...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Real estate deals are drying up

A fitness center about to move in as a tenant at Market Place Shopping Center was one of the first metro-area businesses hit by...

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Program helps feed those who feed others

WASHINGTON — With a sack of fresh produce and a hot meal in hand, Kem Ramirez can't fathom how a restaurant can just give away...

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Edmond Electric Touch-a-Truck seeks entries for June 6 event

Edmond Electric is accepting entries for its annual Touch-a-Truck event set for June 6. Touch-A-Truck is a fundraising event...

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Oklahoma Christan School breaks ground for new elementary

EDMOND — Oklahoma Christian School recently celebrated the groundbreaking of its new 72,000-square-foot elementary building,...

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Achievers

Raven Wade, a business major at Oklahoma City Community College, was recently selected as a 2020-21 Newman Civic Fellow, one of...

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Dried herbs can be flavor powerhouses

Dried herbs have a tendency to collect dust in the pantry. You buy a jar of them, use a little and then forget about them or...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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Drive-thru farmers market products offered at Cleveland County Fairgrounds; advance orders required before pickup

NORMAN — Cleveland County will be connecting the public to local food through a drive-thru farmers market each Tuesday and...

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Pantry likely to be a revolving door in weeks to come

The ongoing apocalypse is offering heavy incentives for staying home, which means many of you are going to have to dust off...

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MELBA'S SWAP SHOP

A LETTER OF LOVE DEAR MELBA: I don't know where I got this, but I think readers would love having a copy of it. — J.S.,...

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Food chat: Take a cupboard inventory while you're cooped up

James Beard Award-winning chef and cookbook author Virginia Willis joined The Washington Post Food staff recently to answer...

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Brain injuries require treatment, possible compensation

March is Brain Injury Awareness Month. What does the term “brain injury” mean? Brain injuries can run the gamut from relatively...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Parents keeping it simple when talking to kids about COVID-19

Rudy Gobert’s name has been associated a lot with the COVID-19 pandemic, and in Royce and Keri Young’s house, Gobert’s name...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofit programs continue to deliver food, attention to homebound adults

Loveda Kennedy and her daughter Belle, 12, recently joined forces to drop off hot meals to El Reno senior adults. The Okarche...

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By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

NewsMay 16, 2019

SALINA, Kan. — For the first time in almost a decade, meteorologists from across the Midwest will track and intercept tornado birthing grounds as part of a large-scale collaborative research project. The TORUS Project, or Targeted Observation...

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Watch: Carrie Underwood joins Brad Paisley's home live-stream concert to perform a familiar hit

Paisley also phoned up country music hitmakers Tim McGraw and Chris Young to be special guests for his live-stream show.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Duncan's Chisholm Trail Heritage Center closes to the public

All public activities, including school tours and field trips, are currently on hold until it is safe to re-open.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lawton Philharmonic Orchestra reschedules April concert

Tickets that have already been purchased will be honored for the rescheduled date.

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Braum's founder passes away at age 92

Braum's Ice Cream and Dairy founder Bill Braum passes away at the age of 92.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU Medicine prepares mobile emergency rooms for COVID-19 screening

OU Medicine is preparing mobile emergency rooms, located near the Emergency Room entrance of OU Medical Center, 700 NE 13 St.,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Sunbeam launches telehealth mental health services

Sunbeam Family Services has launched telehealth mental health services to help provide mental health care to Oklahomans....

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How people are helping others during these trying times and how you can help, too.

Oklahomans are helping each other through these tough times.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Paseo Arts Festival postponed

The Paseo Arts Festival is the largest annual fundraiser for the Paseo Arts Association.

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Coronavirus response: Garth Brooks reschedules stadium concerts

"Like so many people right now, I just want to get back to what I do. Knowing these shows are eventually going to happen makes...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How a small, white shoebox provides a window to the past

The shoebox looked quite plain. Small. White. The only marking was a simple but old-timey label indicating the container had...

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Poach boneless chicken breasts for flavor, tenderness

This time of year, boneless, skinless chicken breasts are my go-to protein. You can add them to a grain bowl, a green salad or...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Savvy Senior: How Medicare is covering coronavirus

DEAR SAVVY SENIOR: Is Medicare covering testing for the coronavirus? My husband and I are very nervous about this virus and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Health Notes

Hospitals announce visitation restrictions In order to reduce the spread of COVID-19, five Oklahoma City area health systems...

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Video: Vince Gill, Amy Grant and family to give Grand Ole Opry live-stream concert

The Grand Ole Opry will broadcast around the world again this week for its 4,917th consecutive Saturday night.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Bodywork looks at when coronavirus might disappear

Adam’s Journal Here’s a question from a reader: Dear Dr. Prescott: Can you address the notion of this virus going away as we...

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How seniors can stay healthy during the COVID-19 pandemic

Dr. Robert C. Salinas, a geriatrician and associate professor at the OU College of Medicine, reminds us the Centers for Disease...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How college professors transition to teach online

For the foreseeable future, the guest-room closet in Kate Brennan’s home will be a recording studio. Brennan teaches voice and...

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Edmond Church of Christ member tests positive for COVID-19

EDMOND — A member of Edmond Church of Christ has tested positive for COVID-19. Leaders at the church, 801 S Bryant, shared the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Many rentless renters get a break

Many apartment renters who fall ill, can't work, lose their job or can't pay their rent for some other reason related to the...

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India halts its crucial train network to try to stop virus

NEW DELHI (AP) — As India expanded its virus-containment measures and halted its train network, the country's lifeblood, the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Free virtual support groups offered

Free online support groups available Mental Health Association Oklahoma is offering free online support group meetings for...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Red Dirt Relief Fund gives $100,000 in grants to musicians and music people in one week

The original grant pledge of $50,000 was bolstered when overwhelming donations from the community and George Kaiser Family...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy Museum postpones Western Heritage Awards

The awards will now be presented in conjunction with the Oklahoma City museum's Traditional Cowboy Arts Exhibition & Sale on...

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Monday: Big layoffs, bigger hirings, massive markets swings

The rapid spread of the coronavirus since it was first reported in China has dealt an unprecedented shock to the global...

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Jimmy Fallon, Betty White and more celebs read books to kids with online story time

We’ve rounded up a few places for families to gather around for story time.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Center of Family Love taking precautions to protect residents

OKARCHE — Due to the increased risk of serious complications from COVID-19 for individuals with disabilities, the Center of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: UCO buildings closed to public in response to COVID-19

EDMOND — University of Central Oklahoma buildings are closed to the public until further notice due to the COVID-19 virus...

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Coronavirus response: Wade Hayes, Bryan White, T. Graham Brown and more to put on 'Hats Off to the 80s & 90s Tour' live-stream Monday night

Joining them live will be country music veterans David Frizzell, Tim Rushlow, Ronnie McDowell, Tim Atwood and Lulu Roman.

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Coronavirus response: New date announced for the ACM Awards

The awards show will still be hosted for the first time by reigning ACM Entertainer of the Year and 15-time ACM Award winner...

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J.R. Watkins launches bath collection at Ulta

These new bath products were created to soothe the mind, body and spirit

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC band Crooked Vinyl delays release of debut EP 'Azalea'

Combining elements of funk, blues and rock, the band set out with "Azalea" to encapsulate the more melodic side of their...

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Documentary 'Garth Brooks: The Road I'm On' to be released on DVD

Following the Country Music Hall of Famer both in his hometown of Yukon and on tour, "Garth Brooks: The Road I’m On" explores...

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Coronavirus: Board games can provide diversion from isolation stress

Social distancing and self-isolation are crucial to slowing the spread of the coronavirus. And as millions of Americans forgo...

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Is cash an appropriate wedding gift?

EDITOR’S NOTE: We are answering questions received before news about the coronavirus and COVID-19 jumped to the forefront of...

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The Archivist: Escape into the past

As we limit our possible exposure to COVID-19, consider The Oklahoman Archives as an escape from boredom. With the ability to...

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Family Talk: Lead in a crisis

The Covid-19 pandemic is filling everyone’s windshield. The monsoon of information is mostly well-meaning, but it’s also...

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Regional Food Bank receives $2 million donation pledge

As food-based community service organizations are struck by the economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, supporters are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Priest's 'drive-up' idea draws large crowd to sacred service

EDMOND — Never one to be late to church, Darrel Waggoner arrived more than an hour early Sunday so he could get a good seat....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cases of domestic violence, child abuse expected to climb

Incidents of domestic violence and child abuse are expected to rise in the coming days as families isolated by the coronavirus...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Artist Marilyn Artus continues with 'Her Flag' project honoring the 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment

The 19th Amendment needed to be ratified by 36 states to be adopted, and for "Her Flag," Artus has been working with women...

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Interview and video: Third time's the charm for Oklahoma singer Kailey Abel on 'The Voice'

A music therapy major at Tulsa's Oral Roberts University, Abel said she was proud to share her family's story on "The Voice."...

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Still waving 'Her Flag': Oklahoma artist Marilyn Artus refuses to let coronavirus stop her cross-country project

Marilyn Artus planned to be in Indianapolis on Thursday sewing in front of a live audience. The visual artist instead was...

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Discover Oklahoma: Feeling cooped up? Take a walk

So much has happened in the past week, and it’s a time of stress and worry for many. The routine of life as we know it will be...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond residents take music to their neighbors

As spring storms began to build in the distance, Jessica Tate and her husband, Tony, stood on the edge of the Blankenships’...

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5 types of celebrities you meet during global pandemic

When Jared Leto emerged from having spent a dozen days meditating in a desert, he found himself in a world quite different from...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

SOCIAL DISTANCING? A note to our readers: The baby shower and museum reception photos on the Sunday Morning page today are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Malaria, autoimmune disease drug snapped up at local pharmacies

Four more Oklahomans have tested positive for COVID-19, while pharmacies around Oklahoma City are seeing a drug used to treat...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Get away from it all but be smart about it

Kacy Cook of Muskogee plans to go fishing as often as he can at Lake Eufaula and Fort Gibson Lake in the coming days. He thinks...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Ailing attorney warns don't put yourself at risk

Oklahoma City attorney Chris Sloan arrived home early March 11 from a trip with friends to Miami, Florida, with good memories...

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Faithful adapt as houses of worship make adjustments

Corey White won't be making the typical trek from his Edmond home to North Church-Guthrie on Sunday. The pews of his church...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Advice from professionals on coping with the pandemic

A couple weeks ago, most of us learned about the COVID-19 virus and its global spread. Now Oklahoma is a different place. Times...

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Berry Tramel: Turns out, we miss each other more than we ever knew

Funny what you don’t miss until you don’t have it anymore. Sorry if that’s a double negative or a little too much Yogi Berra,...

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Prairie Wolf Spirits flowing hand-sanitizer instead of vodka

GUTHRIE — As the world braces for a long, winding road to recovery from the ongoing COVID-19 pandemic, Erik Tekell is...

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Purely Subjective: Our new reality reads like fiction

I’ve seen this movie before. At least it feels like it. Probably does to you, too. I’ve noticed that the streaming services...

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Governor calls on youth to take shelter-in-place seriously

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Most Californians stayed at home on a Saturday that was unlike any its 40 million residents had ever...

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Vice President Mike Pence, wife test negative for COVID-19

The vice president's press secretary, Katie Miller, tweeted the results of the tests Saturday night.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OU's Norman campus announces second positive coronavirus test

A second member of the University of Oklahoma's Norman campus community has tested positive for COVID-19.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Del City closing bars, restaurant dining rooms

Del City is the latest Oklahoma city to prohibit large gatherings, dine-in service at bars and restaurants and more amid the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: United Way opens COVID-19 Response Fund

United Way of Central Oklahoma has launched a COVID-19 Response Fund with a large donation from Love's Travel Stops &...

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Celebrating Chanel No. 5 on National Fragrance Day

Nearly 100 years ago, Coco Chanel had a vision for a sparkling, seductive scent

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman Arts Council releases Norman arts coloring sheets for children stuck at home

The newly designed sheets depict the Norman Music Festival, Sooner Theatre, Rick Sinnett's "Norman Red Tail Hawk" mural and more.

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Bible lesson for March 21

"Simon Peter answered him, ‘Lord, to whom can we go? You have the words of eternal life. We have come to believe and know that...

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Marni Jameson, Six tips to finding your fountain

"Did you see the Fountain of Youth?” I ask Jessica, the graduate student living with us. She is freshly back from a day trip to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State's Southern Baptists are responding to pandemic

Like many churches across the state, Oklahoma Southern Baptist houses of worship have become innovative in how they connect...

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Barry Stone, Seller asks about smoke alarms

DEAR BARRY: Our listing agent says we have to install smoke alarms before selling our home. We've lived here for 35 years...

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Oklahoma City home show is postponed

The Oklahoma City Home + Outdoor Living Show, originally scheduled for March 27-29, has been postponed as a result of...

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Stuck at home? Get in some yard, garden time

Virus issues have taken over the newspaper, private conversations and the internet, and we aren’t talking plant viruses....

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 21, 2020

Plains Management Goup: 6201 N Western Ave., hotel-mtel, erect, $20,500,000. No name provided: 420 W Main St., office, remodel,...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 21, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $44 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Exceptional perennial varieties keep a garden fresh, interesting

Almost everything we encounter in life has three stages: anticipation, experience and memory. Of these, anticipation is the...

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Close to home, Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association's young president grew up with experience

EDMOND — Andrew French, the youngest-ever president of the Central Oklahoma Home Builders Association, does not have to look...

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Real estate briefs from The Oklahoman for March 21, 2020.

Treasurer's office has limited access The Oklahoma County Treasurer's Office will remain open from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. weekdays...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Spring won't be the same without home shows

Spring has sprung, but with the usual popular spring events delayed because of the coronavirus outbreak, it will seem broken....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Use of Life.Church's online platform surges in age of COVID-19

EDMOND — The number of churches using technology created by an Oklahoma megachurch surged recently as church leaders around the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pandemic changes plans for faith activities

The pandemic has resulted in the postponement or cancellation of many events planned by faith-based organizations. The...

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Oklahoma faith briefs

Comedian to offer free streaming special To brighten up the current challenging times, inspirational comedian Michael Jr. will...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Booming builders find buyers online

Home construction started the year with a boom in the Oklahoma City area, and two leading builders said they have seen no...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Online dispatches from the front lines (of home sales in Oklahoma City)

Don't be fooled by any stiff upper lips: The new coronavirus is hitting real estate agents where it hurts, in home showings and...

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About Andrew French

• Name: Andrew French. • Date of birth: March 17, 1992. • Birthplace: Oklahoma City. • Lives in: Edmond. • Title/position:...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 21, 2020

The Listing of the Week has four bedrooms, plus an office, plus a bonus room, in the Rushbrook neighborhood, southeast of NW...

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How can the city adapt during the pandemic?

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer fielded reader questions Friday during this week's OKC Central Live Chat. You can join Steve...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond priest plans to host 'drive-up Mass'

EDMOND — In a burst of creativity fueled by the COVID-19 pandemic, a metro area priest has found a way to bring his...

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Business Fallout: Starbucks limits access, Target raises pay

Less than three months ago came the first reports of cases of pneumonia related to a virus first detected in Wuhan, China. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Factory Obscura launches 'Live at Mix-Tape' live-stream performance series

Every Friday and Saturday night, Factory Obscura will live-stream two local acts from inside inside its "Mix-Tape" experience.

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US home sales jumped to 13-year high before viral outbreak

WASHINGTON (AP) — U.S. home sales jumped in February to their highest level in 13 years, a trend that will almost certainly be...

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Here's a look at what folks are doing to help others and opportunities for what you can do to help out, too.

Wondering how you can help others? Here are a few ways, along with stories about acts of kindness during these trying times.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: MWC City Council meets in second emergency meeting related to COVID-19

MIDWEST CITY — The Midwest City City Council has passed an ordinance mandating all bars and similar venues without on-premises...

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Iran's leaders take upbeat tone even as virus deaths climb

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran's leaders vowed to overcome the coronavirus outbreak in upbeat messages marking the Persian New Year...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond postpones rain barrel, compost bin distribution

EDMOND — The City of Edmond has postponed the rain barrel and compost bin distribution event originally scheduled for March 28....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tommy Emmanuel's OKC area concert postponed to summer

The Australian guitar virtuoso was initially slated to play the Midwest City theater in September 2019.

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405 Diningscape legend featured on national broadcast tonight at 8

Florence's Restaurant to appear on "Diners, Drive-Ins & Dives" tonight on Food Network.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's area stop on national tour of 'The Office! A Musical Parody' postponed

Once rescheduled, all tickets will be honored for the new date, according to OKC Broadway, the show's local presenter.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State to partner with private labs to expand testing for COVID-19

The Oklahoma State Department of Health announced on Friday that is was going to partner with a private lab to help expanding...

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National Spelling Bee called off because of coronavirus

The Scripps National Spelling Bee won’t be held as scheduled this year because of the coronavirus, meaning years of preparation...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Ballet moves triple bill including world-premiere OKC bombing tribute to new dates and venue

The world premiere piece, titled "A Little Peace," will be set to music by Oklahoma native and Country Music Hall of Famer...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OK Episcopal bishop learns he does not have COVID-19

Oklahoma's top Episcopalian leader has learned he does not have COVID-19. Friday, the Rt. Rev. Ed Konieczny, bishop of the...

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Video: Garth Brooks to play acoustic Facebook Live concert featuring Trisha Yearwood

Beginning Sunday, fans can submit questions and song requests across Brooks' social media platforms (listed below) and can tune...

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Watch: Oklahoma-Texas duo Maddie & Tae head up a girls' night out in 'Bathroom Floor' video

The platinum-selling duo's highly anticipated full-length sophomore album "The Way It Feels" (Mercury Nashville) set to be...

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Video: Blake Shelton and Gwen Stefani release an acoustic version of their hit duet 'Nobody But You'

The original version of the ballad was released in December on Shelton's album "Fully Loaded: God’s Country."

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Carpenter Square Theatre shifts shows

"A Funny Thing Happened" will move into the slot originally planned for Mac Rogers' space-travel mystery called “Advance Man,”...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's American Banjo Museum launching daily virtual content series

In addition to showcasing archival footage of concerts and special events, American Banjo Museum Executive Director Johnny...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: The Criterion postponing shows through mid-April

Alt-rockers Ween, who were originally scheduled to perform April 4 at the Bricktown theater, now will play there Sept. 19.

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Coronavirus response: Bandcamp streaming platform waives revenue share Friday to support musicians

The company is making the offer to help musicians whose livelihoods have been endangered by the measures taken to slow the...

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US home sales jumped in February to 13-year high, before viral outbreak began to slow purchases

WASHINGTON (AP) — US home sales jumped in February to 13-year high, before viral outbreak began to slow purchases.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre cancels second half of its 2019-2020 season

The award-winning regional theater also known as CityRep is scrapping its productions of the original work "The Oklahoma City...

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H&M launches colorful designer collection

These women's clothes are festive and fun … just what we need

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This year's Scripps National Spelling Bee has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronovirus

OXON HILL, Md. (AP) — This year's Scripps National Spelling Bee has been postponed indefinitely due to the coronovirus.

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Review: 'Tiger King,' Netflix's chronicle of the strange story of Joe Exotic, rules as must-binge true-crime entertainment

Although he's admittedly the only gubernatorial and presidential candidate spotlighted in the series, Joe Exotic arguably...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Donovan Williams' plans changed, but OSU basketball remains active recruiting him, others

STILLWATER — Donovan Williams had a plan. Take his first official visit to Oklahoma State this weekend. Official visits at...

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U.S. Reps. Kendra Horn, Tom Cole to self-quarantine for two weeks

U.S. Reps. Kendra Horn and Tom Cole announced Thursday that they must self-quarantine until next week because of contact with...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Are you high risk? Take advantage of special grocery-store hours

Those who are elderly or have pre-existing medical conditions are most at risk with COVID-19, so battling crowds of shoppers to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Plaza District in OKC is 'quieter' after restrictions

One man was working from home and blasting indie music by Japanese Breakfast. Another was dealing with a crabby customer and...

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Tulsa County man first Oklahoma death from COVID-19

A 55-year-old church employee in Tulsa and father of two was the first Oklahoman to die from complications caused by COVID-19,...

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Ray Wylie Hubbard signs to Big Machine Records

Hubbard is currently finalizing his new music, which includes several impressive guests such as Ringo Starr, Joe Walsh and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tourism and recreation department announces closures

Oklahoma Tourism Information Centers are temporarily closed to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, although exterior...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Concert 'Two Fathers, Two Sons,' featuring cellist Julian Schwarz, postponed to summer at Armstrong Auditorium

Under the direction of his father, the internationally-recognized conductor Gerard Schwarz, acclaimed cellist Julian Schwarz is...

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Business Fallout: Airlines lobby for funds, Domino's hiring

It was less than 11 weeks ago that the first cases of pneumonia were detected in Wuhan, China. The speed at which what would...

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National parks are free, but some oppose that amid the virus

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Most national parks are open as a refuge for Americans tired of being stuck at home during a pandemic,...

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Virus-shocked Hollywood gets break with streaming services

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Sports are on hold, theaters are closed and so are amusement parks, a disaster-movie scenario that has...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman city services impacted by COVID-19

NORMAN — All City of Norman buildings will be closed to the public until further notice with the exception of the municipal...

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Pandemic continues to wreak havoc

More COVID-19 coverage from Oklahoma City.

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Coronavirus response: ACM Awards to be swapped for 'ACM Presents: Our Country' special featuring stars' at-home performances

Like so many musicians and venues dealing with the coronavirus pandemic that has canceled shows, closed businesses and called...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tower Theatre launching Live [Stream] from Ponyboy, featuring real-time musical performances

The one-hour shows will be broadcast live across Facebook, Youtube, Twitter, Vimeo and Twitch.

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Thailand says all int'l arrivals need virus-free certificate

BANGKOK (AP) — Thailand's government is imposing stricter rules on international travel that require people arriving from all...

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U.S. state coronavirus curves show many could be close behind New York

New York now leads the nation in confirmed COVID-19 cases, but the latest data shows the coronavirus curve for several other...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arcadia Round Barn closes, music events canceled

Shows with Well Now Margery planned for this Saturday and with Nellie Marie Clay for March 28 are canceled. The special Elm...

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Coronavirus response: Kristin Chenoweth, Kelli O'Hara, Morgan Freeman and more to participate in 'Rosie O'Donnell Show' live-stream benefit

The fundraising special comes after Broadway canceled all of its performances through April 13 due to the coronavirus pandemic.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 2020 Prague Kolache Festival canceled

The event takes place annually the first Saturday in May and celebrated its 60th anniversary in 2019.

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"Grey's Anatomy" star named face of outerwear brand

Known as Dr. Andrew DeLuca on television, he's the new ambassador for a lifestyle brand

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To prevent coronavirus, go beyond hand-washing. Moisturize, too

Are your hands painfully dry and cracked because you've been following the widespread advice to frequently wash them or apply...

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Hospitality Club event postponed The Oklahoma Hospitality Club has postponed its annual "Ladies in the News" fundraiser in...

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Couples have to shuffle wedding plans amid coronavirus concerns

Days before the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention urged Americans to postpone or cancel gatherings of more than 50...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: USL extends 30-day suspension of play through May 10

The COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak will delay the continuation of Energy FC's season until May 10 at the earliest. The United...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Sheriff's sales, foreclosures suspended

Add foreclosures and property foreclosure sales to the list of shutdowns. The Oklahoma County Sheriff’s property foreclosure...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma elections secretary: Localities can reschedule April 7 elections

Oklahoma's top elections official declared an election emergency Wednesday, ahead of local elections scheduled to occur in 74...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Gospel recording artist Sandi Patty has COVID-19

Gospel recording artist Sandi Patty has tested positive for COVID-19. Patty, 64, a member of Crossings Community Church and the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: We can still help each other get through this

Oklahomans are used to pitching in when disaster strikes. We want to give. We want to drop off bottles of water. We want to...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Zoo announces new digital series 'OKC Zoo @ Two'

The daily installments will include caretaker chats, wellness exams, behind-the-scenes animal encounters and unexpected...

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The Latest: Ships going to Honolulu won't let off passengers

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 218,000 people and killed more than 8,800. The COVID-19...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Record Store Day 2020 moved to summer

Typically planned for a Saturday in April, Record Store Day is a day for the people who make up the world of the record...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Shakespeare shuffles dates in response to pandemic

The venerable theater company is moving its Paseo Arts District production of William Shakespeare's "As You Like It,"...

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Manufacturers shutter plants, travel halted as virus spreads

The number of confirmed cases of the new coronavirus worldwide surpassed 200,000 for the first time Wednesday and the damage...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond City Council issues modified Declaration of Emergency

The Edmond City Council has adopted a Declaration of Emergency related to community spread of COVID-19. Edmond Mayor Dan O’Neil...

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Virus death toll spikes in Iran, with total now at 1,135

TEHRAN (AP) — Iran on Wednesday reported its single biggest jump in fatalities from the coronavirus as another 147 people died,...

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Amid virus, Congress' leaders resist call for remote voting

WASHINGTON (AP) — Congressional leaders are resisting calls to let lawmakers vote remotely, a dispute pitting the scourge of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt urges Oklahomans to avoid gatherings of 10 or more and eating in restaurants

Gov. Kevin Stitt on Tuesday urged Oklahomans to avoid eating in restaurants, discretionary travel, shopping trips and...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More on the decision to cancel downtown OKC's Festival of the Arts

The event brings in 5,000 volunteers along with an attendance of an estimated 100,000 festivalgoers per day.

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Working at Oklahoma City Animal Welfare requires compassion

Recently, Oklahoma City Animal Welfare has been under harsh criticism. This came after a dog being housed pending dangerous dog...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma food service industry braces for major distruption

For the past five days, I’ve watched the local hospitality industry go from cautiously optimistic to darkening their dining...

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Adapt this simple pasta salad to whatever vegetable is in your fridge or freezer

Adaptability. That's what the world is requiring of us right now, and that's certainly what we need in our recipes. Because who...

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Boeing awarding $50,000 grant to University of Central Oklahoma Foundation

Boeing recently announced it will award a $50,000 grant to the University of Central Oklahoma Foundation for a project being...

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Achievers

George and Donna Nigh Public Service Scholarships recently were awarded to college students from across Oklahoma. The $1,000...

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Soup's on DEAR MELBA: I saw where you were looking for good chicken enchilada soup recipes. I attended a luncheon recently...

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Answers for the culinarian while we self-isolate

James Beard Award-winning author Crescent Dragonwagon recently joined The Washington Post Food staff to answer questions about...

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Adopt a pet: Oklahoma City-area pet adoption options

Bethany Animal Control Shelter: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Mondays through Fridays, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. the first Saturday of the month,...

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How to cook for, with your kids while stuck at home

School closures due to the novel coronavirus outbreak mean millions of children are about to spend a lot more time at home....

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Mustang's Canyon Ridge Intermediate School's running club honors Moore students

Mustang's Canyon Ridge Intermediate School's running club recently honored Moore students who died or were injured when a...

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Harding Charter Prep holds drawing for freshman applicants to school

A record-tying number of freshman applications for next fall at Harding Charter Preparatory High School prompted school...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond Arts Association reschedules meeting amid coronavirus concerns

The Edmond Arts Association has rescheduled its previously scheduled March meeting to May 18. Artist Marie Kash Weltzheimer...

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Made in Oklahoma recipes for your time at home

Macaroni and cheese puts a smile on everyone’s face, but have you ever tried it as a soup? Roux from Shawnee Mills flour lays...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Writers group cancels March meeting, reschedules speaker for April 18

Oklahoma City Writer’s Inc. has canceled its March 21 meeting and presentation as a health precaution amid coronavirus...

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Rose State opens Kids College enrollment

MIDWEST CITY — Rose State College has opened registration for its Kids College summer courses that draw more than 1,500...

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Couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage

Go to Oklahoman.com/life/weddings to view Oklahoma couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. Publication of anniversary...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Urban Renewal moving forward with downtown developments during pandemic

The Oklahoma City Urban Renewal Authority is set to move forward with selection of a developer for a residential and retail...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Archdiocese suspends public Mass

Oklahoma City Archbishop Paul S. Coakley on Tuesday directed all Catholic churches in the archdiocese to suspend public Mass...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Remington Park casino, restaurants to close; racing to continue

Casino operations at Remington Park in Oklahoma City are being temporarily suspended through April 12 as a preventative measure...

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Trump pushes for economic aid package
Senators say package could approach $1T

WASHINGTON — In a massive federal effort Tuesday, President Donald Trump asked Congress to speed emergency checks to Americans,...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: During pandemic, taking workers' temperatures may be OK

With the concerns around COVID-19, can employers take employee temperatures as they arrive for work and send them home if they...

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Video: Oklahoma teen Kailey Abel growls onto Blake Shelton's team on 'The Voice' Season 18

Kailey Abel, 19, of Verdigris, was one of the last contestants to sing on the last episode of the season's Blind Auditions.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Visual Arts Coalition postpones opening of 'Slowmentum 2020'

"The OVAC staff will continue to install 'Slowmentum' and document the exhibition in a video tour as well as promote each of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Philharmonic cancels Pops shows, reschedules Classics concert

The OKC Philharmonic's "Jersey Boys and Girls" concerts, set for March 20-21, have been canceled due to the closure.

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New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is canceled until fall due to coronavirus concerns

NEW ORLEANS (AP) — New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival is canceled until fall due to coronavirus concerns.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Yukon's Iron Thistle Scottish Festival scraps spring dates

The event annually includes such festivities as folk music, dancing, storytelling, pipe and drum bands, Viking reenactments,...

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Trump moves to blunt coronavirus' heavy impact on US economy

WASHINGTON (AP) — Ahead of an expected surge in coronavirus cases, President Donald Trump on Tuesday moved to blunt the impact...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Cleveland County announces changes amid health concerns

Cleveland County has announced changes in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. While there have been no confirmed cases in the...

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When Irish eyes are absent: Virus subdues St. Patrick's Day

BOSTON (AP) — St. Patrick's Day revelers across the world tried to salvage the holiday with makeshift celebrations after...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's downtown Festival of the Arts canceled

The free festival annually brings thousands of Oklahomans to downtown to partake of performing arts on three stages, eclectic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Arcadia Round Barn closes until further notice

ARCADIA — The Arcadia Round Barn is closed until further notice. Board members of the Arcadia Historical and Preservation...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits hosting webinars for organizations coping with pandemic

Four hourlong online training sessions are planned so far, with the first starting Wednesday morning.

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When Irish eyes are streaming: BAM's Blog 2020 St. Patrick's Day movie list finds Disney+ gold with 'Luck of the Irish'

With the coronavirus pandemic shuttering restaurants, bars, movie theaters and practically everything else, people are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Remainder of Oklahoma Youth Expo livestock show canceled

The show, which is billed as one of the largest youth events in the state, began its 2020 edition on March 12 and was slated to...

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'Virus at Iran's gates': How Tehran failed to halt outbreak

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates (AP) — Appearing before the cameras coughing and sweating profusely, the man leading Iran's...

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Ohio governor, an early lone wolf on virus, wins wide praise

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — A week before Ohio recorded any coronavirus cases, Gov. Mike DeWine delivered his first warning, banning...

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Iran warns virus could kill 'millions' in Islamic Republic

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran issued its most dire warning yet Tuesday about the new coronavirus ravaging the country, suggesting...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Zoo goes virtual with St. Patrick's Day animal enrichment activities and animal wellness exams

Plus, the zoo is planning a new digital series in development, with details coming soon, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State museums and attractions cope with spring break closure

Instead of the promise of bustling crowds of families, leaders of those institutions were confronting uncertainty.

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OK Episcopal bishop takes test for COVID-19

The leader of the Episcopal Church in Oklahoma has undergone testing for COVID-19. The Rt. Rev. Ed Konieczny, bishop of the...

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Watch live: OKC Public Schools Emergency Board of Education Meeting

The Oklahoma City Public Schools will hold an emergency board of education meeting at 10 a.m. Tuesday, March 17. Watch live here:

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: AMC movie theater chain closes for six to 12 weeks

The closure is effective Tuesday, and it includes the three Oklahoma City locations.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Foo Fighters reschedule 25th anniversary tour, including OKC show

The tour was originally slated to make an Oklahoma City stop April 16 at Chesapeake Energy Arena.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma doctors recommend broad testing, restaurant restrictions

The Oklahoma State Medical Association recommended on Monday that the state expand testing for COVID-19 as broadly as possible...

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Iran state TV warns virus could kill 'millions' in Islamic Republic if public keeps traveling, ignoring health guidance

TEHRAN, Iran (AP) — Iran state TV warns virus could kill 'millions' in Islamic Republic if public keeps traveling, ignoring...

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Bodywork: Developing a vaccine for COVID-19

Adam’s Journal What are the prospects for developing a vaccine for the COVID-19 coronavirus? Dr. Prescott Prescribes When...

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Health experts wonder whether smoking, pollution makes COVID-19 worse

With thousands of deaths already in the raging coronavirus pandemic, it's clear the disease is worse for the elderly and those...

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Pending law would provide families paid sick leave, expanded FMLA

On Saturday, the U.S. House of Representatives passed the Families First Coronavirus Response Act. What is this act? The Act is...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Lankard: In stressful times, talk to kids about what they can do

“Are we all going to die?” a teenager asked her Mom. It is a question many are thinking. In the midst of the spreading...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Time to adapt, but please don't create new math

What happens next? That’s the question for so many of us, who have spent so much of our time and energy into creating a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Take heart, sports fans — America's leader in this pandemic fight misses the games, too

His voice is hoarse, scratchy and gravelly like he’s spent hours trying to communicate with this players and be heard above the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City area businesses report little impact from COVID-19 — for now

Though countless corporate workers began working from home this week, Ada native and Texas resident Randy Sachs reported to his...

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No room for a boom, Mortgage lenders aren't quite over the last rush to refinance

If you blinked, you missed the refi boom. The rush to refinance home mortgages was two weeks ago, when investors fleeing...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: For Thunder forward Danilo Gallinari, the NBA shutdown wasn’t so sudden

As Danilo Gallinari remembers it, he was the first player on the court Wednesday night at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stunning end to season ‘breaks my heart’

NORMAN — Oklahoma baseball coach Skip Johnson said Thursday was a fairly normal day, despite the constant changes going on...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma cruise ship passengers returned to state

All 26 Oklahomans who had been passengers on a cruise ship and dispersed to military bases because of coronavirus concerns are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Some of the state's most popular family attractions shutter due to pandemic

The last place Sherry Marshall expected to be the Monday of spring break was the small town of Little Elm, Texas. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Trump on Stitt tweet: Probably better not to go to restaurants

President Donald Trump on Monday stopped short of criticizing Gov. Kevin Stitt for encouraging people to eat out amid the...

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Avoid pitfalls of selling home ‘as-is’

Homeowners should be wary of those who make selling their homes sound easier than it really is.

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The Latest: Report: Kentucky Derby postponed to September

The Latest on the coronavirus outbreak's effect on sports around the world (all times local):12:45 a.m.The Kentucky Derby is...

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The Latest: SKorea warns churches over flouting restrictions

The Latest on the coronavirus pandemic, which has infected more than 182,000 people and killed more than 7,100. The COVID-19...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Latin music star Ozuna postpones spring tour, including OKC date

Ozuna has notched more than 69 titles on the Billboard Hot Latin Songs chart in the last three years.

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As pandemic spreads, China's ex-epicenter down to 1 new case

MADRID (AP) — The battle to contain the coronavirus reached new urgency, as more governments locked down borders and ordered...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Aquarium in Jenks closes until further notice

While its doors are closed to the public, the aquarium is inviting people to explore its exhibits on its website and find fun...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art closes with University of Oklahoma Norman campus shutdown

The museum's plan is to reopen for regular viewing hours of 10 a.m to 5 p.m. on Saturday.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Historical Society sites and affiliates to close starting Tuesday

Additionally, all historical society events at Oklahoma Historical Society sites and affiliates will be canceled or postponed...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: National Cowboy & Western Heritage Museum announces temporary closure

The museum is tentatively scheduled to reopen to the public on April 1, according to a news release.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's nonprofit Rodeo Cinema to temporarily close

"For Rodeo Cinema members we will offer to extend your membership for the length of our closure to ensure that you have maximum...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pioneer Woman Ree Drummond closes popular Pawhuska Mercantile

The popular Pawhuska landmark will be closed until at least March 28, at which time Drummond and her team will reevaluate the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's American Banjo Museum closed for two weeks

All the museum's scheduled events during this time will be postponed, according to the announcement.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Science Museum Oklahoma to close through the end of March

The museum made the announcement Saturday after the Oklahoma State Health Department announced late Friday night that a woman...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Edmond expected to declare emergency

The Edmond City Council is expected to adopt a Declaration of Emergency during a special meeting on Wednesday. The declaration...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Del City declares emergency in response to virus concerns

Del City Mayor Floyd Eason has issued a Declaration of Emergency in response to concerns surrounding the coronavirus. On...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nichols Hills declares emergency amid virus concerns

Nichols Hills declared an emergency during a special emergency meeting on Monday in response to concerns surrounding the...

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100 things to do while stuck inside due to a pandemic

What’s there to do while stuck indoors? We’ve compiled 100 suggestions to help make your time quarantined as interesting – and...

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To bet or not to bet? Casinos, gamblers weigh virus concerns

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — Gamblers and vacationers who had planned to visit U.S. casinos expressed a mixture of disappointment...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nichols Hills announces changes due to COVID-19 concerns

NICHOLS HILLS — Nichols Hills City Manager S. Shane Pate II has announced details of how the city is addressing coronavirus...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofit Red Dirt Relief Fund pledges $50,000 in small grants to Oklahoma musicians and others in the state music industry

The Red Dirt Relief Fund is a nonprofit organization that provides a safety net of critical assistance to Oklahoma musicians...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Songwriters Festival postponed

The two-day event features both Nashville, Tennessee-based songwriters and local songwriters participating in a public "writer...

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Governors say bars, restaurants, casinos, will close in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut on Monday night

NEW YORK (AP) — Governors say bars, restaurants, casinos, will close in New Jersey, New York and Connecticut on Monday night.

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Essie's new spring nail polishes

What's new? These six pretty pastel polishes

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Financial markets in turmoil over fear of virus lockdowns

BEIJING (AP) — Global stocks fell sharply Monday after central bank moves to shore up economic growth failed to dispel...

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Discover Oklahoma: State museums offer adventures

EDITOR'S NOTE: Be sure to go to the museums' websites to stay updated on possible closures and schedule changes amid the...

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Disgraced priest disputes law firm's report, seeks certain rights from OKC Archdiocese

A retired Catholic clergyman named in a list of predatory priests wants to retain the right to carry out priestly functions...

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Nature & You: Tree identification can become overwhelming

It is a simple-enough matter to go to the public library and obtain a field guide to the identification of Oklahoma’s native...

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Check with bride, groom before posting engagement announcement

QUESTION: I am the mother of the bride and would like to announce my daughter’s engagement to the public in the local...

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Coronavirus is a test that no one knows how to pass

Now we're all under the microscope. An invisible virus will make visible our true strengths and weaknesses. It will expose the...

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In person or online, pastors preached messages of hope on Sunday

Faith over fear. Trusting in God in times of crisis. The church is a safe haven. Looking for the gifts of God in a dark...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma County's Metropolitan Library System to close physical locations for at least two weeks

Although the physical libraries will be closed, the system will continue to provide many digital services people can access...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC's Civic Center, Midwest City's Hudiburg Center temporarily closed

"The Civic Center Foundation will work with presenters of the shows scheduled during this time to find alternative dates....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Norman proclaims state of emergency

Norman Mayor Breea Clark took the next step in the City’s coronavirus preparedness planning and signed a Proclamation of Local...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hearing Loss Association cancels March meeting

The Hearing Loss Association of America Central Oklahoma Chapter (HLAA) has canceled its March meeting to help combat the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma Hall of Fame at Gaylord-Pickens Museum closes for rest of March

The museum's annual free spring break event, Spring Thing (March 16-21), is canceled.