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  • newDog Easter egg hunt held Saturday
    Staff reportE aster egg hunting was for the dogs Saturday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.Easter egg hunting was for the dogs Saturday at the Myriad Botanical Gardens.Visitors and their four-legged friends combed the Devon Lawn…
    - 34 mins ago, 21 Apr 19, 6:36am -
  • Names released of victims in Friday fatal police pursuit
    From Staff ReportsOklahoma City police on Saturday identified two victims killed in a wreck that happened shortly after a police pursuit in southwest Oklahoma City Friday afternoon.Tonya Horn, 43, and her daughter, Rylee Ewald, 8, died after the spor…
    - 14 hours ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:58pm -
  • Curtains of light comprise proposed convention center art installation, "Virtual Sky"
    By William CrumStaff writer wcrum@oklahoman.comArt could make sunsets an event at the new Oklahoma City convention center.The Arts Commission is recommending a Los Angeles-based design team's idea for light curtains to fill the west-facing glass fac…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 6:28am -
  • Woman, child killed after being struck by pickup in police pursuit Friday
    By Josh WallaceStaff writer jwallace@oklahoman.comA woman and a child were killed Friday afternoon after the vehicle they were in was struck by a man driving a stolen pickup and fleeing from police.About 5:40 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 6:28am -
  • OKC police program gives students skills to be leaders
    By Josh WallaceStaff writer jwallace@oklahoman.comAt a restaurant frequented by the wealthy and well-connected, a group of students recently gathered to share the successes they might not have had if it were not for a leadership program established b…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 6:28am -
  • Playoffs converge with holy days, bombing anniversary
    By Carla HintonReligion editor chinton@oklahoman.comThe Rev. Don Heath saw the writing on the wall and planned accordingly.Heath, co-pastor of Edmond Trinity Christian Church (Disciples of Christ), shares a set of season tickets to Oklahoma City Thu…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 6:27am -
  • 'She would want us laughing and being together': Oklahomans remember bombing on 24th anniversary
    By Carmen FormanStaff writer cforman@oklahoman.comKeri Strunk recently celebrated her 47th birthday, but this was no ordinary birthday.Strunk’s mother was 47 years old when she died in the Oklahoma City bombing.And Strunk can’t help but be remi…
    - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 6:27am -

Oklahoma City Weather

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      Oklahoma City Moms Blog

      • 5 Ways to Help a NICU Family
        I was 35 weeks pregnant the day our twins were born, with an almost 3-year-old son at home. My husband was unemployed at the time, which was scary, but the fact that he was readily available at all times was invaluable to us over the next few…
        - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • 4 Steps to Rock Bedtime Every Night
        I am sure that I’m preaching to the choir when I say motherhood is kinda like a series of trial and error experiments. Sometimes you find things that really work for your family, and other times you stand there scratching your head and wonde…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • Mom of the Month: Angie McKenna {April 2019}
        We love our mom of the month series! Do you know a special mom in our community who deserves some special recognition? Fill out the form and nominate a mom you know here! Thank you to True Sky Credit Union for partnering with us to provide a s…
        - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • Fabulous Easter Basket Ideas That Don’t Include Candy
        When it comes to Easter baskets, I am usually on top of things. I start collecting items for weeks before: things my child wants, needs, and some things that are just fun. But this year, I looked up and realized Easter was just 2 weeks away a…
        - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • The Fisher Price Rock ‘N Play: What Went Wrong (and Safe Sleep Alternatives)
        If you haven’t heard the news in the last couple of days, Fisher Price has officially recalled 4.7 million Rock ‘N Plays. You’re probably asking “why?” since most moms highly recommended and swear by this device for happy, sleeping n…
        - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • To the Mom Struggling With Self-Esteem
        I see you pulling at your leggings, making sure they’re high enough to hold in that stubborn leftover baby weight. I see you checking the mirror one last time before you leave the house, only to decide to apply just a little more concealer.…
        - 9 days ago, 12 Apr 19, 11:00am -
      • Everything is Impossible Until You Do It
        Impossible. It’s a word we’ve all used to describe a daunting situation we are staring square in the eyes. Whether it be getting out of bed in the morning or running a marathon, you’ve probably experienced this overwhelming feeling. In m…
        - 10 days ago, 11 Apr 19, 11:00am -

      The Daily Thunder

      About.com OKC - Adam Knapp

      The Lost Ogle

      • Stitt rewards Ex-Oklahoman Publisher with possible spot on OU Board of Regents…
        The good ole’ boy network is alive and well in Oklahoma! On Tuesday, Kevin Stitt continued his pledge to run Oklahoma like a business by appointing an affluent white man from the ruling establishment – former Oklahoman publisher Gary Pierson –…
        - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 3:07pm -
      • School bus camera bill aims to stop dickhead drivers
        Every driver has been in this situation – you’re late for something and, as you speed down the road, your car is trapped behind a slow-moving school bus about to park. The red lights flash and all plant their feet on the brakes. Though frustratio…
        - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 2:44pm -
      • Weekend Radar
        Your most trusted-trusted source for all-things Oklahoma City is back with its weekly feature, TLO Weekend Radar, highlighting a few of the most promising happenings in the metro. This weekend is all about grass. We have soccer pitches, Easter eggs o…
        - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 1:41pm -
      • OKC Code Enforcers enter private property in desperate search for yard parking violations…
        Oklahoma City code enforcers are entering private property to search for opportunities to write tickets according to neighbors in the city’s Linwood neighborhood. Earlier this month, Erin Smith discovered a car she has parked in her own backyard w…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 7:02pm -
      • Automated robo-priest is scamming Oklahomans…
        Grandma always said that God works in mysterious ways. Out of orange sherbet push pops? That’s God’s way of saying you’ve had enough sweets for the day. Lose your favorite toy? Well that’s just God’s way of saying be grateful for what you d…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 4:04pm -
      • Dope Movie + Marijuana Pairings to Celebrate 4/20!
        Ten short months after the fine voters of this great state legalized medical marijuana, Oklahomans get to enjoy their first official 4/20 holiday on Saturday. To help you celebrate in proper form, I’ve compiled a shortlist of movies, and paired ea…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 3:14pm -
      • Stitt bans vaping in schools. “Cool” kids mourn
        The year was 2015 when I first smoked a vape pen. I remember thinking the device resembled what Dr. Who’s sonic screwdriver would look like if it came out of the closet. Regardless, everyone seemed to enjoy it. Store owners said it was an alternat…
        - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 2:10pm -

      OKCTalk News

      • Neighborhood Jam to anchor new Midtown development
        Plans have been submitted for a new development on the site of the former Boulevard Cafeteria.The new 2-story, 32,922 square foot retail, and office building would have Neighborhood Jam – a popular breakfast and brunch spot – as the anchor te…
        - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 5:33pm -
      • LED public art to shine at new convention center
        Two large glass atriums of the new convention center will feature huge LED light installations that will offer shifting displays based on a live feed from city data portals.The $1.3 million art installation will be visible from the street and adj…
        - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 10:59am -
      • Popular breakfast spot eyeing OKC
        Plans have been drawn for a new development at I-44 and Western that may include 2 new-to-market restaurants.Based in Denver, Snooze has been considering the Oklahoma City market for several years and is now close to opening its first operation h…
        - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 10:27am -
      • Massive entertainment complex coming to Quail Springs Mall
        Japan-based Round1 is planning to bring a unique blend of bowling, arcade, billiards, karaoke, ping pong, darts, restaurant and bar to Quail Springs Mall.At 40,000 to 60,000 square feet, Round 1 will rival the 58,000 square foot Main Event compl…
        - 9 days ago, 12 Apr 19, 1:29pm -
      • Kimray moving forward with new headquarters
        Kimray announced in early 2014 they planned to move their operations and headquarters to 136 acres at Britton Road and Eastern Avenue.Those plans were later put on hold and the company performed wide-sweeping layoffs that resulted in a ten perce…
        - 15 days ago, 6 Apr 19, 3:34pm -
      • Thunder Alley Entertainment Block proposed south of arena
        The ownership group of the Oklahoma City Thunder has proposed a new development directly south of Chesapeake Arena with a large plaza, public art and a covered dining area with docking stations for up to 3 food trucks.The plan was submitted to t…
        - 19 days ago, 2 Apr 19, 4:35pm -
      • Regional arcade bar coming to the Plaza District
        With locations in Des Moines, Kansas City, Milwaukee, Minneapolis and St. Louis, Up-Down is moving forward with plans to come to Oklahoma City.A 2-story building now under construction in the Plaza District will be home to the bar, which typicall…
        - 23 days ago, 29 Mar 19, 11:46am -

      KOCO - OKC News

        Abandoned Oklahoma

        OKCTalk Latest Posts

        • Wicked Hangry
          There's a sign in the old Kamps 1910 at 33rd and Boulevard in Edmond that shows Wicked Hangry is moving into the spot. Attachment 15251...
          - 19 hours ago, 20 Apr 19, 12:07pm -
        • New Construction next to Dick’s
          There seems to be a large building going in next to Dick’s on 19th. Does anyone know what it might be? I remember years ago LA Fitness was planning...
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 2:39am -
        • The Boulevard
          *Neighborhood Jam to anchor new Midtown development* (https://www.okctalk.com/content.php?r=611-Neighborhood-Jam-to-anchor-new-Midtown-development) ...
          - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 5:36pm -
        • Town Center at Remington
          Work has started to put in a street for a proposed project called Remington Town Center just to the west of Remington Park. I spoke with the...
          - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 3:55pm -
        • RIP Notre Dame Cathedral
          It seems to be a catastrophic fire and loss of one of the world's wonders. I am heartbroken.
          - 5 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 8:16pm -
        • Ackmerman McQueen
          NRA is suing them, claiming the ad agency is refusing to turn over detail on how they have been spending money in relation to their long-standing...
          - 5 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 8:02pm -
        • 14 nw 7th
          Funnel Design owner Sean Cobb is asking for permission to demolish this build constructed in 1909 and replace it with 4 living units. Also owns the...
          - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 2:11pm -

        (Keith) Gaddie Windage

        Oklahoma Gazette

        • Cover: Brunch bible
          From hangover cures to finding something different, brunch is the answer. In Bonfire of the Vanities, author Tom Wolfe accurately describes waking up with a hangover as feeling like being “inside an egg with the…
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Motion emotion
          Nicole Emmons’ filmmaking incorporates several techniques to tell meaningful stories. …
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Hate history
          Oklahomans have witnessed racism, bigotry and its consequences, but more education is needed to prevent future hate crimes. Oklahoma residents woke up to find racist, neo-Nazi, white nationalist graffiti twice in…
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Growing gold
          CBD Plus USA introduces its line of THC products called Lotus Gold. One of the major issues facing dispensaries in the new Oklahoma medical cannabis market is having consistent inventory.…
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Chicken-Fried News: Help needed
          University of Oklahoma (OU) is looking for a director of payroll and employee services, and they only want the best of the best.…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Breakfast breakout
          Neighborhood JA.M. delivers on its breakout status as a popular breakfast and brunch destination. …
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 1:00pm -
        • Eviction notices
          Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority told three dispensaries it licensed last year that they must move because they are too close to schools. Three metro dispensaries have been told that they are too close to sch…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 1:00pm -

        Journal Record

        • OSU student to present research at global event
          For the past two years, Oklahoma State University environmental science major Rainee DeRoin has monitored seven small watersheds, including lands that have eastern red cedar, prairie and switchgrass, at OSU’s 1,820-acre Cross Timbers Experimental R…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:35am -
        • Walters to speak at forum
          Former Gov. David Walters will be the speaker for Oklahoma City Community College’s Public Affairs Forum at 12:30 p.m. Thursday in the Visual and Performing Arts Center.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:34am -
        • Fly Me Away IPA returning
          Coop Ale Works is bringing back its summer seasonal Fly Me Away IPA during a Kentucky Derby watch party planned for May 4 from 3 p.m. to 6 p.m. at The Pump Bar, 2425 N. Walker Ave. in Oklahoma City.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:33am -
        • Women’s Day set at state Capitol
          The Oklahoma Women’s Coalition said that its Oklahoma Women’s Day will be on Monday at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:33am -
        • State jobless rate remains at 3.3%
          Oklahoma’s unemployment rate in March was 3.3%, unchanged from February.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:29am -
        • Kirby-Smith opens 11th facility
          Kirby-Smith Machinery has opened a sales and service facility in McAlester.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:28am -
        • Commercial hemp bill signed into law
          Gov. Kevin Stitt has signed the commercial hemp bill into law.
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 4:26am -

        The City Sentinel

        • TSET putting nightclubs ahead of doctors?
          Ray Carter, OCPA Center for Independent Journalism   OKLAHOMA CITY -– Oklahoma’s Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust has spent as much, and sometimes more, promoting bars and nightclubs and a boathouse foundation than it has on recruiting rural d…
          - 14 hours ago, 20 Apr 19, 5:29pm -
        • Inaugural Storybook Ball to benefit children of incarcerated parents
          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – OK Messages Project will host its inaugural Storybook Ball on Friday, May 10 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zudhi Drive, from 5:30 to 10 p.m. The gala will feature Miss Missis…
          - 18 hours ago, 20 Apr 19, 1:25pm -
        • ACLU-OK Announces 2019 Award Recipients
          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma will honor several members of the community during their Annual Meeting and Reception, which will be held in the Forum Room of the Midwest…
          - 1 day ago, 20 Apr 19, 1:00am -
        • River Run & Dog Jog set to raise funds for A New Leash on Life, Inc at Wiley Post Park
          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2019 Oklahoma River Run & Dog Jog will be held on Memorial Day, Monday, May 27, hosted by A New Leash On Life Inc. The event will take place at Wiley Post Park, 2021 S. Robinson Avenue…
          - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 1:25pm -
        • Letter Carriers’ Canned Food Drive set for May 11 to Stamp Out Hunger
          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As part of the 27th annual National Association of Letter Carriers’ Stamp Out Hunger Food Drive, letter carriers across Oklahoma will be collecting canned food donations from homes on th…
          - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 1:03pm -
        • Sunbeam Family Services to celebrate 5th Annual Shine A Light Gala
          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Tickets are on sale now for the 5th annual Shine a Light Gala, which will take place on Thursday, May 2 from 6 to 8:30 p.m. at the Downtown Embassy Suites. Proceeds from the event benefi…
          - 5 days ago, 16 Apr 19, 6:53am -
        • Analysis: Comanche v. Chickasaw at the High Court
          Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – The Tenth U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver has rebuffed the arguments of the Comanche, a western Oklahoma tribe, in the case of “Comanche v. Zinke.” But in March the Comanche submitted a brief to th…
          - 6 days ago, 15 Apr 19, 3:06pm -

        CapitolBeatOK

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        The McCarville Report

        • Turnpike, Certain Highway Speeds to Increase
          It’ll be faster to get around Oklahoma soon. Governor Stitt signed House Bill 1071 increasing turnpike speeds from 75 to 80 miles per hour and certain state highways from 70 to 75 miles per hour. Rep. Daniel Pae worked on the bill with the Oklahoma…
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 12:06pm -
        • Delegation Reacts to Mueller Report Release
          To much fanfare in D.C., the redacted version of Special Counsel Robert Mueller report on his investigation into Russian attempts to interfere in U.S. elections was released to the public on Thursday. Oklahoma’s Congressional Delegation issued stat…
          - 2 days ago, 19 Apr 19, 11:59am -
        • House Passes Nursing Home Anti-Psychotic Drug Regulation Bill
          Senate Bill 142 requires informed consent before a nursing home can prescribe an anti-psychotic drug to one of their patients. The House passed the measure on Wednesday. Rep. Tammy West is the House author of SB 142. She notes that Oklahoma is number…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 12:14pm -
        • Measure to Put Cameras on School Buses to Catch Passing Drivers Passes Senate
          House Bill 1926 would put cameras on school busses to catch drivers who pass them while they are stopped and letting students on and off the vehicle. The Senate gave its approval on Wednesday and sent the measure to the governor. “Unfortunately, th…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 11:56am -
        • American Legion Tax Break Heads to Governor
          The Senate gave its approval Wednesday to House Bill 1003 which gives the American Legion an exemption from state sales tax. Senate Appropriations Chairman Roger Thompson and House Majority Leader Mike Sanders are the authors of the measure. “Twice…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 11:48am -
        • Mullin: The Oklahoma Standard
          By Congressman Markwayne Mullin This Easter, I find myself thinking more about the importance of serving one another.  My wife and I have always taught our kids to follow the Golden Rule of the Bible: “Do unto others as you would have them do unto…
          - 3 days ago, 18 Apr 19, 11:39am -
        • Lankford to Hold Community Meeting with U.S. Drug Czar Carroll
          U.S. Senator James Lankford will hold a community conversation meeting in Poteau to address drug policy. His guest on Thursday will be Director of the National Drug Control Policy for the White House James Carroll. The position has been commonly refe…
          - 4 days ago, 17 Apr 19, 11:59am -

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        Doug Loudenback - OKC History

        • Terry L. Griffith
          Very sad news ... Terry L. Griffith, Oklahoma City historian and writer of three basic books on Oklahoma City's history, died on Christmas Day 2014. I never met Terry but his three Arcadia Publishing books have been a constantly used and reliable sou…
          - 6 Jan 15, 4:44pm -
        • Oklahoma's Most Notorious Cases
          A Book Review by Doug LoudenbackWho doesn’t savor extravagantly entangled murder mysteries, nefarious melodramas in which big business is allegedly unworried about harming the public, and yarns of political corruption-crime-and-intrigue? I’m no…
          - 25 Nov 14, 1:50am -
        • Common Sense from Paine to Frates
          What do the venerable Thomas Paine, author of the 1775-1776 pamphlet, Common Sense, and modern day Oklahoma Citian, lawyer, former Republican legislator, and author, Kent F. Frates have in common? They both had/have common sense. Read on, concerning…
          - 20 Jun 14, 12:51am -
        • Invisible Black History Before Statehood
          This post honors Black History Month with three stories about Invisible Black History in Oklahoma City before statehood, and largely tracks my presentation to RetroMetro OKC at the downtown library on February 17, 2014. A few additional materials and…
          - 19 Jun 14, 2:43pm -
        • We CAN have a convention hotel ... For A Few Dollars More
          Was a convention hotel mentioned as a part of the MAPS 3 campaign? Part of the June 11, 2013, City Council discussion focused on that question during a presentation by the Alliance for Oklahoma City Economic Development. A truncated version of the di…
          - 21 Jul 13, 10:18pm -
        • While My Guitar Gently Weeps
          This haunting tune by George Harrison strikes me as particularly poignant this week in the Oklahoma City metro, as the city of Moore and other metro communities experienced yet again the horrors that Mother Nature can bring. Some (Westoro Baptist C…
          - 6 Jun 13, 10:47pm -
        • John Lampton Belt, 1936-2013
          It came as a shock to me to read in Steve Lackmeyer's Oklahoman article that John Lampton Belt died Sunday morning, at the age of 76. Steve's article was published on-line on the same day, March 10, and it appeared in the print version of the Oklahom…
          - 21 May 13, 9:10pm -

        OKCTalk Nostalgia & Memories

        • The Spot...South Side Area??
          Hey All... As a kid and what I can remember...wasn't there a place in the Capital Hill area called The Spot?? I remember going to my great...
          - 14 days ago, 7 Apr 19, 1:13pm -

        RetroMetro: Oklahoma City

        • Mummers Collection Videos

          - 2 Apr 15, 2:07pm -
        • Steve Lackmeyer Collection
          Steve Lackmeyer is the founding president of Retro Metro OKC and authored five books on Oklahoma City history (Bricktown, and OKC Second Time Around, Skirvin, Operation Scissortail and Cornerstone with co-author Jack Money). The Steve Lackmeyer Colle…
          - 16 Jan 15, 3:02pm -
        • Steve Lackmeyer Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 3:01pm -
        • Mummers Collection
          Mummers Theater, known in later years as Oklahoma Theater Center and finally as Stage Center, was widely considered the most daring architecture in the history of Oklahoma City. Mummers Theater was a component in the 1964 downtown redevelopment plan…
          - 16 Jan 15, 2:59pm -
        • Mummers Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 2:59pm -
        • Norman Thompson Collection
          Imagine climbing into the attic of a beloved relative, a life-long resident of Oklahoma City, and discovering a treasure trove of photos, mementoes, school and church programs and restaurant menus. Norman Thompson, a founding member of Retro Metro OK…
          - 16 Jan 15, 2:58pm -
        • Norman Thompson Collection Photos

          - 16 Jan 15, 2:58pm -