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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC formalizes 'shelter in place,' what it means for you

Latest orders bring Oklahoma City, Tulsa in line with the majority of the nation's 50 largest cities.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: More than a quarter of Oklahoma residents firmly under shelter-in-place orders

Over a quarter of Oklahoma residents are firmly under shelter-in-place orders after Oklahoma City and Tulsa issued decrees...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Stitt updates executive order, eases training requirements for peace officers

Gov. Kevin Stitt updated his executive order Saturday, placing a moratorium on out-of-state travel paid for by the state and...

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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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OKC Civic Life Journal: Gun shops open as coronavirus business activity limits take hold

City maintains, updates comprehensive guide to coronavirus developments as they relate to local government services.

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Oklahoma coronavirus updates: Here's what we know

With the coronavirus spreading throughout the country and across the globe, here is what we know about what's going on in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'Peacefully dystopian' along NW 23 in OKC

The weather last Thursday in Oklahoma City took a record-setting turn to 92 degrees. In normal times, such a blinding sign of...

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'I'm very thankful for it': Christian nonprofit works to fill a need in NE OKC food desert

Some residents of a northeast Oklahoma City neighborhood initially were surprised to learn that a small grocery had opened in...

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Educators worried 'summer slide' in academics could start early

As Oklahoma students spend the rest of the school year away from the classroom, some educators worry academic losses, typically...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

Editor’s note: Last week, we asked for photos about what people are doing at home while they are staying in. Here are several...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hotels closing as hospitality industry faces historic hit

Hotels across the city are starting to close their doors as travel has come to a near standstill and shelter-in-place orders...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City to implement shelter-in-place order

A shelter-in-place order was issued Saturday for Oklahoma City by Mayor David Holt.

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The census counts, Realtors say

Realtors are urging people to participate in the national census. It will have a big impact on the future housing market, said...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 28, 2020

Gary J Randolph Construction Inc.: 12208 Stonemill Manor Court, residence, erect, $785,000. Wheeler Construction LLC: 1701...

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Pau; Bianchina, Check hairline concrete cracks before sealing   

Q: We had a new driveway poured last spring, probably 100 by 25 feet. It has developed hairline cracks on some of the...

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Live-work-play is another way to stay at home in Oklahoma City's Wilshire Point neighborhood

The coronavirus has people in a temporary stay-at-home mode, but at Wilshire Point it will be a way of life for the long haul —...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 28, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a resort-style home with a country feel and city amenities — and a pool — on 15 acres in Chickasha....

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By land and air, weather researchers track tornadic storms

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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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Learn more about gardening, or even become a Master Gardener

If you are finding extra time on your hands due to the current health crisis, it is a great time to get outside and enjoy some...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: With retail on the ropes, brokers are the tie that binds landlords and tenants in Oklahoma City

What is a shopper to do when stuck at home during the coronavirus crisis? I have to ask, not really being a shopper. More...

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Marni Jameson: How to keep coronavirus from coming home

I don’t know about you, but lately, as the spread of the new coronavirus has driven me and everyone else indoors to shelter in...

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Barry Stone, Buyer questions illegal laundry drain

DEAR BARRY: The home I'm buying has a bootlegged drainpipe from the laundry, which was pointed out by my home inspector....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma, Impacts on housing

Here are some notes on the coronavirus and its effects on the housing market. Showing online Oklahoma City Realtors rushed...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Mayfair Village, with new owners, shelters in (retail) place in Oklahoma City

Mayfair Village is back in local hands, just in time to shelter in retail place and ride out the coronavirus storm. The vintage...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Council to vote on small-business relief proposal

The Oklahoma City Council will consider a $5.5 million relief package for small businesses hardest hit by interruptions due to...

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OKC schools planning lesson packets at meal sites, virtual learning

A distance learning plan is still in development for Oklahoma’s largest school district, but on Friday, officials discussed...

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Using creativity to keep the faith

Houses of worship and religious leaders are coming up with creative ways to connect with each other and their surrounding...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 28, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $57 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Live updates: Oklahoma coronavirus cases now 429; 16 dead

Follow along here for up-to-the-minute coverage of the spread of COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

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OKC schools serve 82,000 meals in 1st week of closures

Oklahoma City Public Schools has served 82,373 meals in its first week of grab-and-go service. The school district distributed...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Fairgrounds testing site only for high-risk people with physician referral

The Oklahoma City-County Health Department is conducting COVID-19 testing at a site at the Oklahoma State Fairgrounds but only...

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OKC Central Chat recap: OKC Mayor David Holt addresses coronavirus-related concerns

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt joined Steve Lackmeyer in this week's OKC Central Live Chat, answering questions related to the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Grocers working outside their normal aisles

While grocers are doing their best as temporary stewards of both the public health and local economy, consumers can help...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Those serving Oklahoma City's homeless must "adapt everything" to deal with virus

Oklahoma City-based providers serving those experiencing homelessness said their work won’t stop despite the COVID-19 pandemic...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Camps help city employees stay on the job

Day camps for school-age children are helping city of Oklahoma City employees stay on the job. With schools closed during the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Two temporary homeless shelters to open in Oklahoma City, help isolate those at risk

Update: This story was updated March 26 to reflect that the opening date for the shelters was pushed back and organizers are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Listen to The Oklahoman's daily COVID-19 podcast

Welcome to the home of The Oklahoman's daily podcast dedicated to informing readers about the spread of COVID-19 in the state.

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A running guide to local dining during the ongoing pandemic

The Oklahoman's Food Dude, Dave Cathey, writes about how food-service professionals are coping with service during the COVID-19...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Central Oklahoma chapter of American Historical Society of Germans from Russia suspend meetings

The central Oklahoma chapter of the American Historical Society of Germans from Russia will not meet again until further notice...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Mayor Holt to join Friday live chat

With many questions looming about how Oklahoma City proceeds with day-to-day life under the pandemic and what will happen with...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Most Hobby Lobby stores remain open amid pandemic

Many Hobby Lobby stores opened for business as usual Wednesday, with reminders for customers to maintain a 6-foot distance due...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC issues revised emergency declaration

Oklahoma City on Wednesday issued the latest revision of Mayor David Holt's coronavirus emergency declaration, extending...

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Shelter in place is a great time for baking

The Food Dude shares a recipe for traditional runza rolls.

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Job postings: Businesses looking to hire amid coronavirus outbreak

Businesses are still hiring personnel This list will be updated to include companies looking to hire amid the new coronavirus...

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Two Oklahoma County deaths were males, one under 50

Two people in Oklahoma County have died from COVID-19, the first deaths in the state’s most populous county, according to the...

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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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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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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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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Editor's note: In an effort to stop the spread of COVID-19, several venues and businesses are temporarily closed. Please...

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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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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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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City mayor commends state order that, while limited, broadens metro-area restrictions

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt on Tuesday commended Gov. Kevin Stitt for an order that closes "non-essential" businesses and...

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Gasoline cost dips to 99 cents a gallon at some Oklahoma City retailers

When it comes to fuel prices, Oklahoma can’t be beat. AAA showed on its website Tuesday that Oklahoma had the lowest average...

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OKC Amazon employee found with coronavirus

Amazon said an employee at Oklahoma City's sort center has COVID-19, and is receiving medical care while recovering in...

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Costco adds twice-weekly senior hour, beginning this week, to help meet coronavirus shopping demands

Costco Wholesale Club is starting a twice-weekly senior shopping hour amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt to hold press conference

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt will address the latest on coronavirus at 4 p.m.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City debunks rumors

Oklahoma City compiles comprehensive list of resources in response to coronavirus.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: homeless outreaches in OKC to increase shelter space

Homeless outreach groups across Oklahoma City announced plans Tuesday to provide alternative care shelters over the next few...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City limits public access to some offices

Adoption fees are lowered and volunteering suspended at animal shelter.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Pandemic inspiring creative approaches to keeping community alive

Almost two weeks have passed since a Thunder home game against the Utah Jazz was halted just before it could start when a...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Hofmeister proposes distance learning to keep school buildings closed

Oklahoma public schools could remain closed for the rest of the school year, as all learning would take place at a distance to...

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Jerry Drake Varnell sentenced in OKC bomb plot case

Around 11:45 a.m. Monday just south of the Oklahoma City National Memorial & Museum, a federal judge sentenced a...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City warns against flushing wipes

Oklahoma City says all those wipes being used to disinfect surfaces are trouble waiting to happen if they are flushed down the...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 23, 2020

Coronavirus: Masks concern firefighters Deputy Chief of Operations Mike Walker of the Oklahoma City Fire Department said over...

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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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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: No joke, but 'not scared' in OKC's Western Avenue district

As an octogenarian, Redell Jones is at a higher risk for becoming ill or dying from the coronavirus, but on a recent Thursday...

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Startup companies waylaid by pandemic slowdown

Viribus VR Labs scheduled a top-flight launch party to bring the Oklahoma City-based startup to the world. They lined up...

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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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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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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How to cope with the 'new normal'

"New normal" can be less ominous than it sounds, if we let it be. A week after the novel coronavirus' abrupt intrusion on...

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Metro schools offering free meals to children

Oklahoma City Public Schools will have 42 locations with free meals while schools are closed. Other school districts in the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Survey shows city businesses hit hard by pandemic

More details are coming about aid for Oklahoma businesses and non-profits with Gov. Kevin Stitt announcing Friday night the...

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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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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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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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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: 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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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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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for March 21, 2020

Newmark Grubb Levy Strange Beffort reports these real estate transactions: • West Wind Investments LLC paid $2.8 million to...

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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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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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About Andrew French

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

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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: Nonprofits won't be left behind by Congress, Lankford says

Sen. James Lankford assured nonprofit leaders Friday that stimulus measures include provisions to keep them afloat through the...

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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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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

Check out the recap of this week's OKC Central Live Chat.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Tenants, landlords and bankers scrambling to survive pandemic's economic ruin

It’s the storm nobody saw coming until it was on the horizon. For 22 years, Jeremy and Kristy Witzke prided themselves in...

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Former Uptown 23rd District director to run for Oklahoma County clerk

Christina Chicoraske, former director of the Uptown 23rd District Association, is running for Oklahoma County clerk....

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: State seeking to postpone student testing

State education officials are seeking a waiver to excuse Oklahoma children from taking annual exams. The Oklahoma State...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Health Department issues new guidelines for daycares

The Oklahoma State Department of Health issued guidelines Thursday on how daycare centers should respond to any confirmed case...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC malls closing to prevent spread of COVID-19

Malls in Oklahoma City are closing as part of precautionary action to stop the spread of the coronavirus. Shoppes at Northpark,...

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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: Local researchers looking for vaccine

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center launched a research collaboration with biotechnology company Pure MHC to work...

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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: OU, UCO classes staying online through semester's end

The University of Oklahoma and the University of Central Oklahoma announced Wednesday they will suspend in-person instruction...

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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: hospitals not available for storm shelter

Hospitals no longer can be used by the public as storm shelters due to concerns about the coronavirus pandemic, Integris...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma City relaxes employee leave policies

The city is one of the 10 largest employers in the metro area.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Devon Energy confirms positive test for employee

Devon Energy confirmed Wednesday one of its employees who works at the Devon Energy Center in Oklahoma City tested positive for...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City Manager Craig Freeman says emergency closure orders will be enforced

Restrictions apply broadly to restaurants, breweries, bars, gyms, movie theaters and more.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Child at St. Luke's childcare center tests positive for COVID-19, center plans to stay open

A child at St. Luke's Childcare Center in Downtown Oklahoma City has tested positive for COVID-19, according to a release from...

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Sheriff: No evictions in Oklahoma County amid health crisis

No evictions in Oklahoma County will happen amid the COVID-19 health crisis, the sheriff’s office has announced. “These...

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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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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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Bishop McGuinness teens' TedEd talks showcased

More than 50 AP English language and composition students from Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School recently gathered for the...

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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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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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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: 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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: How the teacher walkout gave OKC schools a blueprint for COVID-19 plans

As Oklahoma City Public Schools prepared for a two-week closure, administrators realized they had an unexpected blueprint. The...

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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: Paycom using layers of precautions to stem spread of the coronavirus

Oklahoma City-based Paycom was prepared to start taking daily temperatures of employees still working at the office Tuesday to...

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Mayor orders Oklahoma City bars to close, restaurants to limit service to takeout, delivery

Mandate takes effect almost immediately as city steps up effort to control spread of coronavirus.

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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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Mayor closes OKC bars, limits restaurants to delivery, carry-out amid coronavirus concerns

Local restaurants adjust dining service to prepare for escalation in COVID-19 outbreak.

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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: 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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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: 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: Oklahoma County declares state of emergency over coronavirus

Oklahoma County is now under a state of emergency as local coronavirus cases continue to increase. Oklahoma County...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Crossings: Member of church community tested positive for COVID-19

A member of the Crossings Community Church community has tested positive for the coronavirus, church leaders said Monday. The...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: All Oklahoma public schools to close over COVID-19

All public schools in Oklahoma will close until April 6 in an effort to shield teachers, school staff and more than 700,000...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Nonprofits navigate unknown territory

Needed now more than ever, many Oklahoma City nonprofits are in a bind. Coronavirus has interrupted the spring calendar, a...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Horn praises Holt decision on water service

U.S. Rep. Kendra Horn said Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt’s decision to provide water service to all residents means thousands...

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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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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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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jury trials statewide called off for 30 days

The chief justice of the Oklahoma Supreme Court and the presiding judge of the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals on Monday...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma, Cleveland counties cancel upcoming jury trials

Upcoming jury trials in Oklahoma and Cleveland counties have been cancelled amid growing coronavirus concerns, officials...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 16, 2020

Water shutoff policies may be adjusted Oklahoma City is working on policy changes to help residential water customers retain...

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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 in Oklahoma: Count on us to get the facts right

We feel collectively displaced. Kinda lost. Kinda nervous. As the spread of coronavirus dominates our lives, Oklahomans are...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC Mayor declares State of Emergency

Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt declared a state of emergency in Oklahoma City on Sunday evening due to a case of coronavirus...

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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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Gov. Stitt faces backlash over tweet amid virus

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's governor faced a backlash on social media after tweeting a picture of himself and his children...

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Chat recap: Page Woodson Phase Three

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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Preparing to work from home because of coronavirus? Here are some tips

Like so many businesses have done in the wake of the coronavirus outbreak, New York-based Gannett — which owns The Oklahoman,...

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Sunday Morning Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

HONORING KRISTIN AND JAKE Celebration party: Engaged couple Kristin Mosely and Jake Price were honored at a celebration party...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Longtime chef escapes China just in time to avoid quarantine

When chef Bill Bonadio Jr. and his girlfriend landed in Wuhan, China, in January, they had no clue their long-planned family...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Life.Church, Crossings are latest houses of worship temporarily closing physical sites

Life.Church has closed its physical locations for the weekend due to concerns about the COVID-19 coronavirus outbreak. Leaders...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: OKC National Memorial Museum to close, Remembrance Ceremony to be altered

"We are working with tour groups to reschedule, but at this time bringing the large amount of visitors into the Museum isn’t...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Jazz center Rudy Gobert to assist Oklahoma City families affected by coronavirus

Utah Jazz center Rudy Gobert will donate $100,000 to families in Oklahoma City who have been affected by the coronavirus, the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Steamroller Print Festival postponed to autumn

The Steamroller Print Festival, now in its fourth year, has quickly become an April tradition in Deep Deuce.

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Canceled: OKC Audubon speaker to discuss birds of Malaysia and the island of Borneo

The guest speaker for this month's OKC Audubon Society meeting will discuss birds and natural phenomena observed during a...

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OU Medicine Updates Visitation Policy as Response to COVID-19 

OU Medicine Updates Visitation Policy as Response to COVID-19.

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 14, 2020

Lingo Construction Services: 1801 Wheeler, office, erect, $4,000,000. SGA Design Group: 11333 SW 44, retail sales, erect,...

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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar from The Oklahoman for March 14, 2020

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please...

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Barry Stone, Inspection report isn't repair list for sellers

DEAR BARRY: We hired a home inspector to evaluate the home we’re buying, but now we’re wondering if it was worth the money. The...

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Paul Bianchina, Replacement timers offer simple control for exterior lights

Good exterior lighting has long been acknowledged as one of the best ways to keep your property safe and secure. But to be...

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Kitchen redo story gives me sinking feelings

Rather than give my kitchen sink a hard look, a degunking and rearranging, as suggested by the how-to feature story on this...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 14, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $37 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 14, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a condominium in The Logan, built in 1929, restored and updated by Brent Swift Design Build. The...

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Banks preparing for pandemic impact

The Oklahoman asked the presidents of the two largest downtown Oklahoma City banks to discuss how they are responding to the...

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Marni Jameson, Late designer’s quest to elevate the ordinary lives on in new kitchenware line

EDITOR’S NOTE: The Inspired Home Show in Chicago was canceled amid coronavirus concerns. All journalistic objectivity aside,...

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Coronavirus outbreak roundup for real estate in Central Oklahoma

Here is a rundown of issues, developments, and perspectives related to the new coronavirus, COVID-19, as it affects real estate...

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5 practical solutions for taming the mess around your kitchen sink

It's easy to ignore the clutter around the kitchen sink as you're rinsing kale or scrubbing a frying pan. But if you stop to...

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Chamber to act as business information clearing house during outbreak

The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber is stepping up to act as a clearing house for the business community as all segments of the...

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OKC breakfast brings about 250 together to address race, bias and criminal justice

The Rev. Teron Gaddis remembered the excitement he felt as he and his brother rode their new bicycles through their new...

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You CAN grow your own food!

If you have always wanted to grow your own vegetables or herbs, this is the time to get started! Growing produce is a fun and...

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Bethany council launches probe into mayor's conduct

BETHANY — In a standing-room-only meeting Thursday night, the Bethany City Council voted unanimously to investigate allegations...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Locals question slow pace of testing

The Trump administration’s efforts to speed up testing for the coronavirus came as Oklahomans grew increasingly frustrated with...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Oklahoma college students face 'new reality' in pandemic

Over the next week, college campuses in Oklahoma will be all but deserted. Of course, that’s to be expected during spring...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Housing market on edge; Oklahoma City Realtors brace for impact of virus

The social and economic impact of the coronavirus, not necessarily COVID-19 itself, has home buyers and sellers on edge and is...

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First positive coronavirus test confirmed in Oklahoma County

State health officials say the first positive test of coronavirus in Oklahoma County has been confirmed.

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Coronavirus: Restaurants work to ensure safety for diners

The Oklahoma Restaurant Association released a statement Friday to encourage diners to continue to eat out and support local...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Down syndrome fundraising luncheon canceled

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma (DSACO) announced Friday it has canceled its “Knock Your Socks Off!”...

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Stitt: Oklahoma schools shouldn't close yet for COVID-19

With only three confirmed cases of the coronavirus in Oklahoma, state leaders have recommended schools remain open. Gov. Kevin...

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Recap: OKC Central Live Chat with Steve Lackmeyer

The Oklahoman's Steve Lackmeyer answered questions from readers Friday morning.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: New meaning in cleaning, Oklahoma City property managers taking extra steps to protect against COVID-19

As ominous as it seems to be, the global COVID-19 pandemic and its effects are temporary worries for commercial real estate...

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Two OKC men plead guilty to child sex trafficking

Two men, including one who illegally re-entered the United States more than a decade ago, entered guilty pleas in federal court...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Downtown hotel where Jazz stayed closing for for 'deep cleaning'

The 21c Museum Hotel closed for a “deep clean” following the discovery Wednesday night that one of its guests, Utah Jazz center...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Travelers at Will Rogers airport say 'It smells like Lysol'

Around noon on Thursday, Summer Bowie was sitting on a bench at the Will Rogers World Airport in Oklahoma City waiting for her...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: City 'paying close attention' to coronavirus developments

Mayor David Holt on Thursday encouraged Oklahoma City residents to be proactive in adopting habits to limit the spread of...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: spike would leave hospitals without enough beds

Oklahoma, like every other state in the country, will not have enough room for novel coronavirus patients if the surge in...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Businesses brace for economic hit

Businesses are doubling up on cleanings, some events are being canceled and concerns are growing about the economic hit to come...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Mahogany closes downtown location for deep cleaning after serving guest with COVID-19

Mahogany Prime Steakhouse, 145 W Sheridan Ave., is closed until Friday after serving a guest who tested positive for the...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: 'Live! on the Plaza' event planned for March 13 canceled

All activities associated with the "LIVE! on the Plaza" event, originally scheduled for Friday, have been canceled. The Plaza...

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Canceled: Stockyards City St. Patrick’s Parade begins at 10 a.m. March 14

Lucky shamrocks will meet Western flair when the St. Patrick’s Parade kicks off at 10 a.m. Saturday in historic Stockyards...

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Watch: Gov. Stitt, state health offiicals gives latest coronavirus update

Watch Gov. Kevin Stitt's Thursday press conference, where he announced the latest developments related to COVID-19 in Oklahoma.

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Guidelines for coronavirus testing from Oklahoma State Health Department

As the Oklahoma State Health Department continues to monitor the spread of coronavirus, more questions arise about how testing...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma postpones Crazy Sock Hop previously set for March 21

The Down Syndrome Association of Central Oklahoma has decided to postpone the Crazy Sock Hop, previously scheduled for March...

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Seeing the light: Oklahoma Contemporary showcases acclaimed artists with new home's first exhibit, 'Bright Golden Haze'

Inscribed in white neon, three words glow with a message in Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center's new Eleanor Kirkpatrick Main...

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Coronavirus in Oklahoma: Downtown OKC hotel closing for 'deep cleaning' following Utah Jazz coronavirus discovery

The 21c Museum Hotel is closing for a “deep clean” following the discovery Wednesday night that one of its guests, Utah Jazz...

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Female artists are showcased in 'Luminosity'

Six Oklahoma female artists handle “Luminosity,” with a light touch, in a group show at Paseo Art Space, 3022 Paseo. Cut-out...

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Riversport Adventures opening in time for spring break in downtown OKC's Boathouse District

During spring break, season passes will be available at a 50% discount and will include whitewater rafting, which opens the...

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Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens new downtown OKC home this week

"I think Contemporary immediately takes its place as one of OKC’s leading institutions. I don’t think projects with this...

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Excellence in Education banquet to be April 28; tickets, corporate tables available

The South Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce will honor outstanding educators and students at its annual Excellence in Education...

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Positive Tomorrows hires new staff

Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only private, tuition-free elementary school and social services agency specifically serving...

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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Altus Altus High School class of 1980: Looking for classmates for a 40th reunion June 26-28. For information, contact Michelle...

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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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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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OC, high school bands to collaborate for winter concert

The public is invited to Oklahoma Christian University's free, collaborative winter band concert with area high school band...

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Three Eastern Oklahoma County Technology Center students have been nominated for Oklahoma Career Tech Equity Council's Breaking...

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Karla Monjaraz recently began an internship in the congressional office of Sen. James Lankford, R-Oklahoma. Monjaraz, 19, of...

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Dawning of a new day: Oklahoma Contemporary Arts Center opens long-awaited new home

North of historic Automobile Alley, a silvery new landmark gleams just over the horizon. "At sunrise, it is pink and purple,"...

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Todd Gibson to replace Todd Strickland as Moore police chief

Cleveland County Sheriff Todd Gibson is leaving his post to become chief of police in Moore. Gibson will succeed Todd...

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Airlines begin waiving fees for worried passengers

Airlines with flights through Oklahoma City are waiving fees for travelers who decide to reschedule or cancel travel plans. Air...

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Bicyclist opportunities await expansion into OKC urban core

When I was a kid, my first job was at a Braum’s store and on most days I rode my bike to and from work. I simply parked my bike...

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U.S. Supreme Court lets stand fired Oklahoma City police officer's convictions

The U.S. Supreme Court refused Monday to consider fired Oklahoma City police officer Daniel Holtzclaw's complaints about his...

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Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity dedicates its 1,000th house

Call it Central Oklahoma Habitat for 1,000 families — so far. Brittani Githiri will call the charity builder's 1,000th house...

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Epic Charter Schools' management company won't turn over records, state auditor says

Epic Charter Schools’ management company, run by the school’s co-founders, has been accused of refusing to turn over financial...

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Ex-worker accused of threatening to blow up nursing home charged

An ex-worker threatened to blow up an assisted living facility in Oklahoma City and bring a rifle to the office of a former...

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 9, 2020

Q&A: Census OKC begins The 2020 U.S. Census begins contacting Oklahoma City residents this week. Here's what to know: What...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: Deciding who ends long phone conversations

QUESTION: I enjoy your weekly column. I am now in need of some answers to an issue that recently developed when two relatives...

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Update: Life.Church pastors' quarantine will end soon

An Oklahoma pastor quarantined after being exposed to COVID-19 has only a few days to remain in seclusion. In a video shown at...

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Why OKC native Bob Peoples is going into track hall of fame — and why he's largely forgotten in Oklahoma

The story sounds like a tall tale, something that's surely been exaggerated over the years. But the more you learn about Bob...

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Oklahoma City Events! Helen Ford Wallace

PANHELLENIC TEA Spring tea: Senior High School girls interested in joining a college sorority met with members of The Greater...

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OKC Phil's concert was full of colliding contrasts

The OKC Phil’s latest Classics performance, led by Alexander Mickelthwate, featured the “Colliding Contrasts” of Anna Clyne’s...

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Interactive: Democratic primary voters saw Biden as best shot at Trump

Oklahoma voters in the Democratic primary on Tuesday overwhelmingly considered former Vice President Joe Biden the best option...

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Marni Jameson, 10 ways to design a forever home

Bob Thacker had a crazy idea for a house. He just wasn’t sure his fiance would go along. Like most couples who marry or remarry...

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Spring is tuning up

The daffodils are blooming, and it appears spring is ever closer as we begin the symphony of spring garden color. Soon we will...

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for March 7, 2020

SCI Construction Ltd.: 1400 E Memorial Road, nursing home, erect, $8,500,000. M Family Distributors Inc.: 3620 NW 39, retail...

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Oklahoma County prepares for coronavirus

Personal responsibility is the key message from Oklahoma County officials when it comes to preventing the spread of COVID-19,...

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Lowest-ever mortgage rates go viral

The new coronavirus freaked out the Fed, which sent mortgage interest rates to the lowest level ever, yes or no? Yes and no....

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Oklahoma Realtors recap 2019 at CapCon 2020

CapCon 2020 — the Oklahoma Association of Realtors' annual Capitol Conference, held this week — was as much about 2019. “The...

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Real estate transactions

Cushman & Wakefield-Commercial Oklahoma reports these real estate transactions: • Tiger Tail 1234 LLC paid $494,000 to...

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Oklahoma City-area garden events calendar events for March 7, 2020

To submit items, send an email to Richard Mize at rmize@oklahoman.com. In the subject line, put "Garden calendar.” Please...

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Myriad Botanical Gardens to present annual Oklahoma Gardening School at Oklahoma City University

The wind comes sweeping down the plain, storms are watched and warned, hail settles in drifts — no respite from a drought — and...

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Barry Stone, Homeowner has swamp under house

DEAR BARRY: Every time it rains, the crawlspace under my house becomes a swamp, with ponds and puddles everywhere. Several of...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for March 7, 2020

The Listing of the Week is a custom-built, one-owner home on the 5th green of the Golf Club at Surrey Hills. The...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for March 7, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $41 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Linn Energy office building sells to EOG Resources Inc.

Linn Energy office building sells to EOG Resources The vacant Linn Energy office building at 14701 Quail Springs Parkway has...

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Bianchina: Here's the lowdown on insulation

What is insulation? What’s it made of? How does it work and how is it measured? Here’s a little background that might help when...

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Paycom yanks OU ads amid race tensions on campus

Paycom will pull advertisements at the University of Oklahoma in the wake of racial tensions on campus, and after "meaningless...

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Meatloaf Challenge 2020 scheduled for March 29 at Parlor OKC

Picasso Cafe introduces chef Ryan Parrott's championship meatloaf to the March menu, and Parlor OKC will host a challenge to...

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Census FAQ: What to know in Oklahoma City as the census begins

The Census Bureau is contacting every Oklahoma City household starting March 12.

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Meatless Fridays get a boost from plant-based substitutes

Growing up, Duncan Tiemeyer knew that he wouldn't be eating a juicy hamburger or a thick steak on Friday nights year-round. He...

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A Need for Speed: Remington Park jockey James Flores' hobby is drag racing

James Flores likes to go fast, whether in a car or on a horse. When the Claremore resident is not sitting in a jockey saddle...

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Another candidate announces for Oklahoma County sheriff

Longtime law enforcement officer Virgil Green announced his candidacy for Oklahoma County sheriff Thursday. Green, 56,...

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Oklahoma County jail focus of new architecture class at OU

A new fall class at the University of Oklahoma will look at future design possibilities to improve the Oklahoma County jail....

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'Future Voices': OKC Ballet plans choreographic showcase in new dance center

From an early age, Amanda Herd-Popejoy not only loved to dance but also enjoyed making up dances. "I do remember even at a...

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#ThrowbackThursday: Nothing to do but sit and wait in 1955

We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter...

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OKC metro pastors placed under quarantine after coronavirus exposure

Two high-profile leaders of an Oklahoma-based megachurch — one of the largest churches in the country — are under quarantine...

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Three Harding Charter Preparatory High School graduates recently were awarded $5,000 each for the Clyde Riggs Life is Great...

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Tickets still available for Historic Black Towns gala

A few tickets are still available for the Historic Black Towns Honors 13 banquet, set for 7 p.m. Thursday at Quail Creek Golf...

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Sister Cities International OKC recognizes honorees

Sister Cities International OKC recently held its Global Achievement Luncheon. Jonna Kirschner served as the event chair, and...

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OKC Schools to host teacher fair March 11

Oklahoma City Public Schools will host a teacher fair from 4:30 to 6 p.m. March 11 at Douglass High School, 900 N Martin Luther...

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New mobile pit stop service delivers gas, basic car care

Two Oklahoma City entrepreneurs are trying to ease the hassle of filling up by bringing gasoline to your car. Their company,...

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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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Reunions: Oklahoma high school reunions

Anadarko Anadarko High School class of 1960: Looking for classmates for a 60th reunion June 19-20. For more information, email...

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Some state prisons on lockdown after disturbance

A statewide prison lockdown was in effect for the second time in six months after a disturbance at a prison facility in...

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Voters approve Sunday liquor store hours

Several counties in Oklahoma took the next step in modernizing their liquor laws Tuesday. Oklahoma County residents handily...

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Biden wins Oklahoma Democratic primary

Former Vice President Joe Biden won the Democratic presidential primary in Oklahoma on Tuesday, easily beating Vermont Sen....

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OKC parks tax fails

Oklahoma City voters rejected a citizens' initiative for a dedicated parks sales tax Tuesday, largely on the strength of...

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Investigators: two men used bleach in attempt to clean bloody OKC murder scene

Two men tried to use bleach and other products to clean blood from a murder scene last month in Oklahoma City, authorities...

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Jurors convict doctor of manslaughter in motorcyclist's death on highway

An Oklahoma County jury Monday convicted a cardiologist of first-degree manslaughter in the 2018 traffic death of a...

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Ceremony planned in OKC to honor Vietnam veterans

The VFW Department of Oklahoma, along with Mercy Hospital and health insurer Humana, is hosting a Vietnam veterans pinning and...

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OC president apologizes for recruiter's 'racist activity'

The president of Oklahoma Christian University apologized Monday for an admissions counselor leading a “racist activity” at a...

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Oklahoma County voters to decide Sunday liquor sales

Oklahoma County residents will decide Tuesday whether they want area liquor stores to have the option of being open on Sundays....

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Preparations underway to replace 6 bridges on I-40 in Del City area

Navigating Interstate 40 through Del City is about to become more challenging and congested. And drivers can expect it to...

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Muslims applaud absence of protesters for 'Day at the Capitol' effort

No demonstrators showed up on Monday to protest the sixth annual "Muslim Day at the Capitol." Instead, Muslim Oklahomans were...

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Insect researcher wants to build massive bug biodome in OKC

Aaron Dossey wants to build the world's largest biodome in Oklahoma City. The bug researcher with a Ph.D. and big dreams is...

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Oklahoma County Jail Trust hires three longtime DOC employees

The Oklahoma County Jail Trust recently hired three longtime employees of the state Department of Corrections to be the basis...

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Voters decide Tuesday on parks initiative

Five times in the past, Oklahoma City voters have approved citizens' initiatives. On Tuesday, voters could approve a sixth....

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OKC Civic Life for Monday, March 2, 2020

Parks vote Tuesday Advocates say a dedicated sales tax would benefit neighborhood parks throughout Oklahoma City. A citizens'...

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20-40-60 Etiquette: A couple's label dilemma

QUESTION: We are an unmarried couple. Ron is 72; Cindy is 70. We have been together for 13 years, living together for five, and...

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Oklahoma college recruiter fired after lining up high school students by skin color, hair texture

Students at an Oklahoma City high school were made to line up by skin color and hair texture by a college recruiter who has...

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'A+ for effort': Confusion, frustration surrounded Oklahoma's new state brand

Nearly three weeks after Oklahoma’s new state brand was unveiled, tens of thousands of Oklahomans have made it known that they...

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Democratic candidates making last-minute pushes for Super Tuesday

Democratic presidential campaigns mobilized their Oklahoma supporters this weekend to get out the vote on Tuesday in a primary...

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Oklahoma City Parties! Helen Ford Wallace

CATHY IS A GIRL SCOUT Luncheon: The Juliette Low Leadership Society Luncheon was held at the Oklahoma City Golf & Country...

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Oklahoma City voters to decide parks initiative

Sparrow Park in near-northwest Oklahoma City has a few pieces of playground equipment, a faux Route 66 picnic shelter, a...

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Downtown OKC's lone grocery store set to close

Native Roots Market is closing after an eight-year run. The store is on the ground floor of the Level apartments at 131 NE 2,...

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Commercial real estate transactions from The Oklahoman for Feb. 29, 2020

Price Edwards & Co. reports these real estate transactions: • HEBCO Inc leased 12,525 square feet of retail space in Walnut...

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Marijuana and property, schwag to mids to dank

The marijuana business is turning schwag property to mids and mids to dank. That's cannabis speak. Schwag is bad, mids is...

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Marni Jameson: Reader wonders what to do with old accolades

I received an email last week from Betty in Celebration, Florida: "Hi Marni, I’m usually pretty good at decluttering and...

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Ready, set, March!

Be sure to enjoy your “Leap Day” Saturday before the busy spring season begins! March is the beginning of the gardening season...

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Oklahoma County property sales from The Oklahoman for Feb. 29, 2020

Recent major sales in Oklahoma County totaled more than $48 million, according to deeds released from County Clerk David B....

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Oklahoma City building permits from The Oklahoman for Feb. 29, 2020

Charles A Shadid LLC: 9120 N MacArthur Blvd., retail sales, remodel, $981,900. JCT Custom Homes LLC: 17516 Egrets Landing,...

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The Oklahoman's Listing of the Week for Feb. 29, 2020

The Listing of the Week is an open-concept, ranch-style log home on 160 acres near Mulhall. The 2,455-square-foot home, at the...