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  • newHigh of 93 degrees Thursday in Oklahoma City, air quality alert issued
    Staff reportsWith a high temperature of 93 expected in Oklahoma City Thursday, the National Weather Service has issued an air quality alert.The alert for high levels of ozone is for 1 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
    - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:49am -
  • Ozone alert day issued for Thursday in central Oklahoma
    Staff reportsThe first ozone alert day of the year has been declared for Thursday, the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments reported.The concern is for too much ground-level ozone that could be a health risk to people in central Oklahoma.Read…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:26am -
  • Initiative aims at neighborhood park enhancements
    By William CrumStaff writer wcrum@oklahoman.comAn initiative drive to enact a dedicated sales tax fund for parks is to begin Thursday, seeking new money to benefit neighborhoods throughout Oklahoma City.Former Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid, a physicia…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:26am -
  • Woman told police she embezzled to pay off gambling debts
    By Tim WillertStaff writer twillert@oklahoman.comA longtime construction company secretary accused of stealing $146,000 from her employer told police she used the money to pay off gambling debts, according to a court affidavit.Kathryn L. Nickell of…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:26am -
  • #ThrowbackThursday: Frieda takes tour of downtown OKC
    We are running a #ThrowbackThursday image each week, showcasing Oklahoma’s history. Be sure to follow us on Twitter @TheOklahoman, and “Like” us at Facebook.com/TheOklahoman for more historical photos.Linda Lynn, News Research EditorRead more…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:25am -
  • Paseo Arts District welcomes children to 18th annual Fairy Ball
    By Kaelan DeeseStaff writer KDeese@oklahoman.comThere comes a time around mid-June when the evening air is teeming with whimsical adventure in the Paseo Arts District.And Lorrie Keller is calling all children, sprites, elves, imps and more to join i…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:25am -
  • Urban Renewal seeks to buy, save Brockway Center
    By Steve LackmeyerBusiness writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.comUrban Renewal commissioners on Wednesday approved a resolution to purchase the Brockway Center, an African American landmark by the Oklahoma Health Center, and to pay to move it as requested b…
    - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:25am -

Oklahoma City Weather

    Oklahoma City Sports

      Oklahoma City Moms Blog

      • OKC Bloom 2019 {Event Recap}
        The post OKC Bloom 2019 {Event Recap} appeared first on Oklahoma City Moms Blog.
        - 16 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 9:41pm -
      • Kid-Friendly Things to Do in Oklahoma This Summer
        Summer and safety should go hand in hand! This post is sponsored by Ryan Bisher Ryan & Simons Law Firm. With summer underway, it’s never too late to plan a family vacation. Whether you’re looking for plenty of opportunities to get in touch…
        - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 11:09am -
      • Mom of the Month: Chassidy Shatterfield {June 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…
        - 10 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 3:44am -
      • Becoming a Minimalist Mom
        If there’s one thing parenthood has taught me, it’s “never say never.” I never thought I’d be a stay-at-home-mom.  I never thought I’d leave my career of almost 10 years. I never thought I’d end up with several part-time gigs th…
        - 11 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 1:00am -
      • The Good & Bad of Having Two Under Two
        When I realized I was pregnant with my second son, my first son had just started crawling.  Two under two. It felt like an achievement level in a video game, or a new badge to sew on to a prestigious club vest. Nearly everyone who asked about…
        - 11 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 1:00am -
      • It’s Complicated: Confessions of a StepMom
        Stepmom. That role definitely gets a bad rap! Think Cinderella, Hansel and Gretel, and the von Trapp family, for instance. The cruelty that is portrayed in these fictional roles definitely leaves a bad taste in your mouth. But did you know: Th…
        - 11 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 1:00am -
      • Soccer Match for the Win
        This post is sponsored by the OKC Energy FC. However, all opinions expressed are entirely my own!My husband introduced me to professional soccer when we first started dating. I wouldn’t call us fans exactly, but I actually really do enjoy wa…
        - 11 days ago, 9 Jun 19, 9:27pm -

      The Daily Thunder

      • Down to Dunk Podcast: NBA Draft Week
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Anthony Davis Traded! NBA Draft Week! Thunder Big Board Who should OKC take? And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes!
        - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 10:48pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: The Raptors are NBA Champions
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: The Raptors are NBA Champions! Warriors injuries Trading the 21st pick Why would OKC trade Steven Adams? Cheetos And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people…
        - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 19, 4:38pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: KD’s Injury and OKC’s Aggression
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: NBA Finals KD’s injury and what it means OKC’s aggression with the 21st pick PG’s surgery  OKC’s jersey change And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes!
        - 8 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 5:31pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: NBA Draft Breakdown + KD is Back..
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: NBA Finals Game 5 KD back…. NBA Draft! Talen Horton-Tucker Chuma Okeke Kevin Porter Luguentz Dort Dylan Windler And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes!
        - 10 days ago, 10 Jun 19, 9:30pm -
      • The 2019 Thunder Salary Cap Primer
        Let's look at the Thunder's 2019 salary cap situation.
        - 16 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 4:32pm -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: NBA Draft – Okpala, Williams, Johnson, Jerome
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: Warriors win Game 2 NBA Draft Talk Cam Johnson at 21? Grant Williams or Luka Samanic KZ Okpala Ty Jerome And so much more! Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support the people that su…
        - 16 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 2:26am -
      • Down to Dunk Podcast: Pascal Siakam
        On today’s podcast we discuss the following topics: The Raptors win game 1 Warriors struggle Which Thunder players would you trust in the Finals? Lakers mess Rockets weirdness And so much more Thanks for listening and subscribe on iTunes! Support…
        - 20 days ago, 31 May 19, 3:15pm -

      About.com OKC - Adam Knapp

      The Lost Ogle

      • Oklahoma GOP unveils extremely life-like statue of Alec Baldwin impersonating Donald Trump
        To celebrate the launch of President Trump’s 2020 re-election terror campaign, the Oklahoma Republican Party unveiled a new statue of our kind, loving and respectful leader being impersonated by Alec Baldwin. Well, at least I think that’s what t…
        - 20 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 5:43pm -
      • 7-year-old badass shows off as USA BMX representative
        I didn’t learn how to ride a bike until I was 25-years-old. One year later, I look like Pee-Wee Herman on cocaine trying to steer the bike through an earthquake. I’m still waiting on my call to participate in the next X-Games. Thankfully, some Ok…
        - 21 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 4:46pm -
      • Del City woman starts a house fire, snitches on herself
        We’ve covered a lot of ‘wacky crime’ over the years here at TLO, but the most embarrassing category are people who basically do something really bad and dumb and end up telling on themselves. Enter a modern-day Hatfield-McCoy feud with less inb…
        - 22 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 3:22pm -
      • Honorable, Generous Love’s Family Blesses OKC with Gracious $2-Million “Gift”…
        Get on your knees, Oklahoma City. It’s time to worship our generous oligarchs! Yesterday afternoon, city leaders and an eager-to-please local media gathered at the future home of Scissortail Park to announce everyone’s favorite truck stop moguls…
        - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 6:39pm -
      • Organ to Or-Gone: OU to close American Organ Institute
        There’s been a complete organ shutdown at OU! Surprisingly, we’re not talking about OU Medical Center, but OU the currently controversy assailed institution! You may have heard the University of Oklahoma has announced it’s closing the American…
        - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 3:58pm -
      • TLO Restaurant Review: Jeff’s Country Café
        Bypassing the tenderloin, the t-bone and even the flank, Oklahoma lawmakers recently made the ribeye the official steak of our constantly hungry state. In honor of this useless resolution, I decided to celebrate with, what I believe, is one of the be…
        - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 1:43pm -
      • The 13 Stages of a Visit to White Water Bay…
        With Summer “officially” starting later this week, teens, adults and drifters staying at the Biltmore Hotel on S. Meridian will be flocking to White Water Bay for some summertime fun. To prepare for your next adventure, here are the 13 stages o…
        - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 6:39pm -

      OKCTalk News

      • Key Bricktown intersection to be moved
        The City of Oklahoma City is planning to spend up to $1.4 million to move an intersection and possibly a section of street in Lower Bricktown.As the full length of the new Oklahoma City Boulevard nears completion, the city is moving forward with…
        - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 7:26pm -
      • Ambitious mixed-use project moves forward near Penn Square
        After years of planning, an ambitious project proposed for the southwest corner of NW Expressway and Pennsylvania has taken a big step forward.Thursday, the Planning Commission voted unanimously to recommend rezoning for the nearly 12 acres at on…
        - 5 days ago, 15 Jun 19, 12:26pm -
      • Proposed Auto Alley hotel gets new look
        Kriya Hotels of Grapevine, Texas has revised their plans for a 7-story hotel at 18 NW 6th Street in Automobile Alley.The company had previously applied to the Downtown Design Review Committee but has supplemented their submission with a new look…
        - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 4:18pm -
      • VASA Fitness coming to 23rd & Penn
        Plans are underway to convert the old Buy for Less at NW 23rd and Pennsylvania to a massive fitness center.VASA Fitness of Orem, Utah will spend $5 million to convert the 59,000 square foot building into a huge workout complex. Typical amenitie…
        - 16 days ago, 4 Jun 19, 6:32pm -
      • City Council to consider demolition of historic City Jail
        On Tuesday, the City Council will consider a resolution that seeks to start the process to ultimately demolish the old City Jail as well as buildings previously used by Municipal Courts and the Oklahoma City Police Department.The entire resoluti…
        - 20 days ago, 31 May 19, 8:23pm -
      • Echo Energy begins work on new downtown home
        Echo Energy, currently leasing space on NW Expressway, has started construction on what will be their new downtown offices in the heart of the central business district.As OKCTalk was first to report, a limited liability company associated with E…
        - 22 days ago, 29 May 19, 11:27am -
      • Chisholm Creek to start Phase 2
        Chisholm Creek, the massive 190-acre mixed-use project located between Penn and Western on the south side of Memorial Road, is set to kick-off its second phase.The end is in sight for the first round of development, which has included Cabela's, T…
        - 23 days ago, 28 May 19, 11:18am -

      KOCO - OKC News

        Abandoned Oklahoma

        • Comment on Oklahoma Natural Gas Plant by Allen
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          - 7 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 6:43am -
        • Comment on Lynn Lane School by cleverbooksirl
          Augmented Reality for K-12 STEM Education. Explore the world of <a href="" rel="nofollow"> Augmented Reality products </a> for your school and home education: books, mobile applications, world maps / atlas, building blocks. Get your science, technolo…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 6:55am -
        • Comment on Eastern State Hospital by Sheri
          My grandmother was here in the 60s. Is there any way to get copies of her records? I would love to know more about her. She passed away long before I was born. Thanks for any help!!
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 5:06pm -
        • Comment on Eastern State Hospital by Sheri
          I would also like to know if the old records are available. My grandmother was there in the 60s.
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 5:05pm -
        • Comment on El Reno Sewer Treatment Plant by vidmate 4.15
          nice post admin
          - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 19, 4:28pm -
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          - 8 days ago, 12 Jun 19, 11:51pm -
        • Comment on Boggy Creek Homestead by MT Box
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          - 12 days ago, 8 Jun 19, 4:35pm -

        OKCTalk Latest Posts

        • Promenade Mall
          What's been going on with the Promenade Mall lately? American Eagle, Zales, Kay, Lids, FYE, Victoria Secret and the Movie Theater have all closed in...
          - 12 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:28am -
        • 2019-20 OKC Thunder
          From Jake Fischer (@JakeLFischer) on Twitter: ---Quote--- Oklahoma City has increased its efforts this afternoon to shed salary along with the...
          - 17 hours ago, 19 Jun 19, 8:51pm -
        • Mizzen+Main
          Should be opening soon at Classen Curve next to Cos Bar; taking spot formerly occupied by Lily Rain. This is only the 3rd brick-and-mortar for the...
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 5:10pm -
        • Paw Park No Longer Free
          I bet this will make a lot of people unhappy. https://oklahoman.com/article/5634160/oklahoma-city-dog-park-to-start-charging-usage-fee
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 12:20pm -
        • Big Trash Day Delay
          So I had a tree damaged from the storm Saturday night. I cut it up and stacked it next to the curb. Monday I called and scheduled a Big Trash pickup...
          - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 11:22pm -
        • Building the aquarium through crowdfunding?
          We just moved to OKC after living in San Francisco Bay Area, LA, and Dallas. I love this city, Oklahomans are probably the friendliest people I've...
          - 4 days ago, 16 Jun 19, 11:11pm -
        • St. Louis Blues win 2019 Stanley Cup
          Image: http://internationalhockeywiki.com/ihw/images/f/f9/NHL_Logo_former.png * St. Louis Blues vs. Boston Bruins | 2019 Stanley Cup Finals Game...
          - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 3:18am -

        (Keith) Gaddie Windage

        Oklahoma Gazette

        • newPRIDE Gazedibles: Prideful eats
          In honor of Pride Week in Oklahoma City, we’re highlighting restaurants that are offering something special for Pride Month or that go out of their way to make sure everyone feels comfortable with menu selection, service and location. By Jac…
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • newPRIDE Glitter beacon
          This year’s Oklahoma City Pride event showcases local LGBTQ+ people and revives touchstones of OKC’s past community. Looking at Faces of Pride, viewers might better see another person, or they might see a r…
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • newPRIDE Bouncing back
          Daniel Newberg’s Oklahoma Medical Marijuana Authority application cost him nearly a month of his life behind bars. But since that time, No Rhyme or Reason has bounced back. It has been seven months since Daniel…
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • newPRIDE OKG Lifestyle: Laron Chapman
          AROUND OKC …
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • newPRIDE Jovial brunch
          After the Pride parade, enjoy the whimsy of Unicorn Brunch at The Other Room. …
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • newChicken-Fried News: Parks & Weather
          Oklahoma meteorologists catch a lot of flack when they get their forecasts wrong, but it seems like the state has a new team to rely on for the most accurate information.…
          - 31 mins ago, 20 Jun 19, 1:00pm -
        • Flower review: Silverback Gorilla
          Strain name: Silverback Gorilla…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 1:00pm -

        Journal Record

        • Love’s opens two travel stops
          Love's Travel Stops has opened new travel stops in Eunice, New Mexico, and Rochelle, Illinois.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:45am -
        • UCO offers online degree programs
          The University of Central Oklahoma has expanded access to accredited degree programs through the start of the UCO Connected Campus.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:44am -
        • Roan receives loan commitments
          Roan Resources Inc. has received commitments for a $100 million term loan facility from funds affiliated with shareholders of the Oklahoma City-based company that are represented on the board of directors.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:42am -
        • Care Center, OCRA agree to move Brockway Center
          The Care Center and the Oklahoma City Redevelopment Authority have reached an agreement that may save the Brockway Center, 1440 N. Everest Ave. in Oklahoma City.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:41am -
        • Keating joins Insurance Care Direct board
          Frank Keating has joined the Insurance Care Direct board of advisers.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:40am -
        • Hern joins House Whip Team
          U.S. Rep. Kevin Hern, R-Okla., announced Wednesday that he has joined House Minority Whip Steve Scalise’s Whip Team.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:40am -
        • Bricktown Canal to celebrate 20th anniversary
          Downtown Oklahoma City Partnership and the Bricktown Association have scheduled events from 9 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 29 to celebrate 20 years of the Bricktown Canal.
          - 10 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 3:39am -

        The City Sentinel

        CapitolBeatOK

        • Criminal Justice Reform: What passed, and what’s next?
          This session the Oklahoma Legislature passed a handful of bills (H.B. 1269, H.B. 1373, and S.B. 694) with approval from Governor Stitt aimed at reforming the state’s criminal justice system and reducing Oklahoma’s high incarceration rate.…
          - 9 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • Getting to know Nyla: Appreciating Rose State’s Professor Khan
          Oklahoma City – Professor Nyla Ali Khan delivered a memorable speech at the Oklahoma City headquarters of the Dialogue Institute, with the theme, "Building Community and Engaging Young People in the Process of Democracy.”The presentation…
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • Lawyers, Activists seek clemency for Julius Jones. Case issues detailed
          OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Lawyers for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones plan to press for clemency for their client. The news was shared at a recent event supporting the leading organization coordinating efforts to end capital punishment in O…
          - 2 days ago, 18 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • After nine months, University of Oklahoma has not answered Open Records Request
          Oklahoma City, June 17, 2019 – Nine months ago today, our Open Records request was “snail-mailed” to the Open Records Office at the University of Oklahoma. That letter, dated September 17, 2018 sought to recover from the University infor…
          - 3 days ago, 17 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • Two Years of Oklahoma Growth Revenue
          Oklahoma’s state treasurer has released the monthly report for May revenue collections. The report shows total gross receipts collected in May were $1.07 billion— a 10.6 percent, or $103 million, increase over the same month from the…
          - 5 days ago, 15 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • The Value of Fathers and Father Figures
          Time spent together over a meal is something that strengthens relationships, develops positive behaviors, creates connections and provides stability for our kids. In many situations for adults, the lack of a consistent mealtime stems from an ina…
          - 6 days ago, 14 Jun 19, 5:00am -
        • Analysis: Under the dome, Oklahoma state Legislature maintains pro-life path
          OKLAHOMA CITY – In the recent session of the state Legislature, limitations on abortion access reflected the leadership’s successful advance for an incremental path. The Legislature pursued this path, in a careful, methodical pushback against j…
          - 7 days ago, 13 Jun 19, 5:00am -

        Business News from NewsOK

        • newThe Latest: Macron: EU summit not France vs Germany contest
          BRUSSELS (AP) — The Latest on the EU summit on the candidates for the bloc's top jobs (all times local):2:45 p.m.French President Emmanuel Macron says the nomination contest for Europe's top positions isn't a battle between France and Germany.…
          - 5 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:23am -
        • newThe Latest: Ireland's Varadkar cool on Brexit extension
          LONDON (AP) — The Latest on Brexit (all times local):2:15 p.m.Irish Prime Minister Leo Varadkar says European Union countries are losing patience with Britain and are hostile to extending the Brexit deadline beyond Oct 31.Varadkar told report…
          - 5 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:17am -
        • newThe Latest: Putin ready to meet with Trump at G-20 summit
          MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin's annual call-in show (all times local):4:15 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin says he's ready for a meeting with U.S. President Donald Trump, but doesn't expect a quick improvement of Russia-U.S. ties.Tru…
          - 5 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:17am -
        • newClimate of guilt: Flying no longer the high road for some
          NYKOPING, Sweden (AP) — School's out for summer and Swedish lawyer Pia Bjorstrand, her husband and their two sons are shouldering backpacks, ready to board the first of many trains on a whistle-stop vacation around northern Europe.The family is p…
          - 5 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:07am -
        • newWoman severely injured after climbing into trash compactor
          NEW LONDON, Conn. (AP) — Police say a woman who had climbed into a Connecticut supermarket's trash compactor suffered potentially life-threatening injuries when a store employee turned it on with her inside.New London police say emergency personn…
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:00am -
        • newUK central bank holds rates amid Brexit, trade uncertainty
          LONDON (AP) — The Bank of England kept its main interest rate on hold at 0.75% on Thursday and warned that a combination of Brexit worries and global trade tensions was weighing on growth.All nine members of the Monetary Policy Committee backed t…
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:59am -
        • new1 in 6 ER visits or hospital stays triggers 'surprise' bill
          WASHINGTON (AP) — Roughly one in every six times someone is taken to an emergency room or checks in to the hospital, the treatment is followed by a "surprise" medical bill, according to a study released Thursday.Read more on NewsOK.com
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:50am -

        Weather Channel - OKC Weather

        The McCarville Report

        • newLucas Calls Out Democrats for First Appropriations Bill
          The U.S. House of Representatives passed H.R. 2740, known as the Departments of Labor, Health and Human Services, and Education, and Related Agencies Appropriations Act on Wednesday. The bill doesn’t sit well with Congressman Frank Lucas. H.R. 2740…
          - 2 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 11:39am -
        • newHern Joins Whip Team
          Congressman Kevin Hern has joined the team which acts as the bridge between rank and file Representatives and Republican Leadership. The announcement that Hern was joining the House Whip Team came on Wednesday. “It’s an honor to join this group o…
          - 2 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 11:31am -
        • newLankford on U.S. – China Trade
          U.S. Senator James Lankford made an appearance on CNBC’s Squawk Box on Wednesday to discuss the state of trade between the U.S. and China. The Trump Administration is restarting talks with China. As part of his committee work, Lankford is working o…
          - 2 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 11:26am -
        • newMullin: Time to Seal the Deal
          By Congressman Markwayne Mullin  The United States is in the best neighborhood on the planet and our neighbors are our best customers. Canada is the number one market for exports and Mexico is number two, both nationally and in Oklahoma. Oklahoma ex…
          - 2 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 11:21am -
        • Medicaid Expansion Petition Upheld by OK Supreme Court
          It only took a few hours for the Oklahoma Supreme Court to uphold a petition initiative’s language on Tuesday. The initiative is meant to ask voters if they want to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma. The Oklahoman’s Chris Casteel writes the Justices be…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 11:44am -
        • Lobbyist Spending Grew During Session
          Lobbyists on the whole spent more money during this year’s legislative session than in recent years. Oklahoma Watch’s Trevor Brown writes Ethics Commission reports show lobbyists spend more than $473-thousand on meals, beverages and gifts for law…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 11:28am -
        • Inhofe on Shanahan Quitting Confirmation Process
          As details of his personal life began to surface, Acting Secretary of Defense Patrick Shanahan withdrew is nomination to become confirmed by the Senate. President Trump made the announcement on Tuesday along with appointing Secretary of the Army Mark…
          - 1 day ago, 19 Jun 19, 11:16am -

        News9 Headlines

        NewsOK Sports

        • newThe Latest: Putin: Ukraine leader, separatists should talk
          MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Putin's annual call-in show (all times local):4:05 p.m.Russian President Vladimir Putin has called on Ukraine's new president to negotiate directly with separatists in eastern Ukraine.Speaking on his annual call-in…
          - 5 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 8:10am -
        • newAttack-minded Sarri foresees more goal records for Ronaldo
          TURIN, Italy (AP) — With his attack-minded 4-3-3 formation, new Juventus coach Maurizio Sarri foresees Cristiano Ronaldo setting more scoring records.Sarri was presented Thursday after signing a three-year contract with the club that has won Seri…
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:52am -
        • newAtletico reaches agreement with Real Madrid to sign Llorente
          MADRID (AP) — Atletico Madrid has reached an agreement with city rival Real Madrid to sign midfielder Marcos Llorente on a five-year deal.Atletico made the announcement on Thursday, saying the 24-year-old Llorente will undergo a medical examinati…
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:44am -
        • newIsrael honors Patriots owner Kraft amid solicitation case
          JERUSALEM (AP) — Israel is honoring New England Patriots owner Robert Kraft with the 2019 Genesis Prize for his philanthropy and commitment to combatting anti-Semitism.Thursday's gala ceremony in Jerusalem and his high-profile feting offers Kraft…
          - 6 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 7:43am -
        • Egypt: 11 tourists safe after hot air balloon incident
          LUXOR, Egypt (AP) — Egyptian officials say 11 tourists are safe after their hot air balloon drifted away, forcing them to land in the country's southern desert.The officials say the tourists — five Indians, four Chinese, a British and an Egypti…
          - 7 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 6:29am -
        • Ajax extends contract of coach Erik ten Hag
          THE HAGUE, Netherlands (AP) — Ajax has extended the contract of manager Erik ten Hag after he guided the Amsterdam club to its best season in years.Ajax announced Thursday that Ten Hag's deal has been extended two years until June 2022.Read more…
          - 7 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 6:20am -
        • Scudamore takes place on newly formed Ryder Cup committee
          VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — The executive who led the extraordinary growth of the English Premier League is joining a new Ryder Cup committee aimed at enhancing the commercial value of golf's biggest team event.Richard Scudamore was chief exec…
          - 7 hours ago, 20 Jun 19, 6:10am -

        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

        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 -