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And we all bike on

Schlegel Bicycles is gearing up for Ladies’ Night, an event for any woman with even a casual interest in cycling. Leslie Schlegel, CFO and general manager of Schlegel, said that the event is a fun social get-together meant to make women feel welcome in a sport that’s normally male-dominated. Schlegel said that they try to

Marriage ‘Pains’

According to the Oklahoma Marriage Initiative, 32 percent of marriages in the state have ended in divorce — one of the highest divorce rates nationwide. As many Sooner couples find themselves saying “I don’t” more often than “I do,” one unlikely man has taken it upon himself to save these remaining marriages: former teen heartthrob-turned-evangelist

Boldly going …

A dedicated band of die-hard Star Trek fans has crafted an exact replica of the bridge of the Starship Enterprise (from the original TV series, in case you were wondering) for a work-in-progress web series inspired by the sci-fi classic. The impressive circular set is resplendent with its blinking read-outs; its dazzling array of switches,

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Loving Candy

Photo: Playboy Although born in Kansas in 1956, she moved to Oklahoma at age 3. After graduating from Ponca City High School, she pursued a journalism degree at the University of Oklahoma in Norman. And it was there, at the urging of her then-husband, that Candy Loving became a sex symbol. From class to centerfold

Clean dirt

Robert and Barbara Stelle Credit: Shannon Cornman Certified organic farmer Robert Stelle is always amused when attendees of his seminars on organic gardening think the practice is something new. “Our ancestors used to grow things that way,” said Stelle, who, with his wife, Barbara, owns the 10-acre Sunrise Acres farm and greenhouse north of Blanchard.

Treat yo’self!

Hair & Nail Salon Credit: Mark Hancock The meme originated when Tom and one of his co-workers discussed a day once a year in which they indulge themselves. The comical back-and-forth produced suggested treats like “fine leather goods, fragrances, mimosas and massages.” Every person’s idea of a treat is different. Me, I love nothing more

New roosts

If you’ve been caught on N. Western Avenue during rush hour recently, you’ve likely had plenty of time in bumper-to-bumper traffic to survey your surroundings. Next time, take note of a new shop called Take-out Treasures (4335 N. Western; 408-6386). From the window, one might surmise it’s a regular gift shop, with its display donning

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