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OCU offering suicide prevention classes

Two Oklahoma City University employees have become certified to teach a suicide prevention and information class called QPR. QPR-certified instructors Brandi Gibson, director of counseling, and Jonathan Triplett, director of intramural and recreational sports, will present their first “question, persuade and refer” training session Oct. 22. The 90-minute class will cover facts and myths about

Thunder announces TV schedule for upcoming season

Can’t make it to the Ford Center? NBA fans can follow the Oklahoma City Thunder’s third season on television, as the team has announced the schedule for its 2010-11 games, which begin at home Oct. 27 against the Chicago Bulls. FOX Sports Oklahoma will broadcast 77 games total ” including one preseason match-up with the

Light rail proponents met recently with Texas rail reps to talk about commuter rail’s next step in Oklahoma

Don’t be afraid of the price tag. That’s what commuter and light rail proponents in Oklahoma City are urging citizens and stakeholders to do as discussion continues on commuter rail possibilities. Last month, Rep. Charlie Joyner, R-Midwest City, and other proponents, discussed commuter rail service in the state with representatives from the Dallas Area Rapid

The Call’s Michael Been, an OKC native, dead at 60

The Call’s vocalist/guitarist Michael Been, an Oklahoma City native, died Aug. 19 after suffering a heart attack backstage at the Pukkelpop Festival in Belgium. The 60-year-old rocker passed away on tour working as sound manager of his son, Robert’s, band, Black Rebel Motorcycle Club, which appeared at the festival along with The Flaming Lips. The

Oklahoma City Thunder announces 2010-11 season schedule

Thunder storms are predicted for exactly 22 weekend days from fall to spring, as Oklahoma City’s NBA team announced its 2010-2011 schedule. With its third season to kick off Oct. 27 against the Chicago Bulls at the Ford Center, the Oklahoma City Thunder will play 22 weekend home games, with 11 of them on Sundays.

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