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Yukon boy among national geography bee finalists

A Yukon eighth-grader joined the ranks of geography gurus this week, making it among the top 10 finalists in the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.   Lakeview Middle School student Tyler Bowen, 14, advanced to Wednesday’s final round of the annual bee after acing a preliminary contest Tuesday against 54 other state- and territory-level

Drag boat races zooming into downtown

On July 13-16, start your engines or pick a good spot on the banks of the Oklahoma River because one of the largest drag boat races in the United States is headed here for the third year in a row. Ozarka Bricktown Nationals is the largest motor event in downtown OKC and brought out about

Centennial book festival scheduled at OCU

The Oklahoma Centennial Book Festival and Conference, an official centennial event, will be held Saturday at the Meinders School of Business on the Oklahoma City University campus, 2501 N. Blackwelder. “Promoting literacy, reading and the creative art of writing is extremely important to me and Oklahoma,” said Ann Lacy, festival chairperson, in a press release.

Clemens returning to Yankees, but will he help?

On Sunday ” in the kind of dramatic fashion only the Yankees can conjure up ” Roger Clemens stood up with a microphone at Yankee Stadium and announced himself as the savior to all who wear pinstripes and bow down to small statues of Babe Ruth every night. OK, so those aren’t the exact words

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