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Enid firefighter removes clothes, loses job

Editorial note: If you take off your clothes at a bar named “Crappy’s,” don’t expect to keep your job with the Enid Fire Department.   That’s what a female rookie firefighter discovered when she was terminated for doing so, according to several stories.   According to the accounts, the 22-year-old firefighter was whooping it up

Tulsa woman posts thong-wearing man’s picture on the Web

Just in case you haven’t gotten enough of a dose of skin with our Enid coverage, CFN is more than happy to bring you more, this time direct from T-town.   A few Tulsa women took matters into their own hands recently when a man they spotted wearing what seemed to be revealing underpants appeared

Oklahoma senator worries about menacing microchips

Danger! Danger, Will Robinson! If only Robby the Robot were with us now. It appears we face a threat from One Step Beyond ” at any moment, a microchip could be implanted in us, according to a state lawmaker. Then, well, mind control is next.   But, have no fear. State Sen. Brian Crain, R-Tulsa,

From Oklahoma governor to RV salesman

David Hall is living proof no matter how far from grace you may fall, there’s still a chance to ride out in glory.   For those under the age of 40, a quick history lesson: David Hall became governor of Oklahoma in 1970 after defeating incumbent Dewey Bartlett. He was known as a tough-on-crime politician

Chicken-Fried News obvious OKC report of the week

“The condoms, donated by Planned Parenthood and a program at OU Health Sciences Center, were a way to draw more attention to the edition’s news package.”   “James S. Tyree, staff writer, The Oklahoman, reporting Feb. 14 on the student-run Oklahoma Daily newspaper taping condoms to each issue

Burrito to blame for Edmond man’s traffic mishap

With burritos, consumers mostly worry about the potential for intestinal burn. But for one Edmond man, the food proved the catalyst for a chain of events out of a slapstick comedy.   According to a report in the Feb. 13 issue of The Vista, the student-run newspaper of the University of Central Oklahoma, 58-year-old Richard

Oklahoma House Speaker’s Ball goes MTV

This year’s Speaker’s Ball, an event sponsored by the speaker of the Oklahoma House of Representatives, had that little touch of MTV, according to a recent story in the Tulsa World.   According to the story, the evening had the usual dinner, band and evening dance ” this is a ball, ya know. However, the

Oklahoma house committee angers state’s American Indian tribes

A bill that the state House’s General Government and Transportation Committee passed last week has ruffled the feathers of many of the state’s American Indian tribes (you know, the people who lived in Oklahoma ” not to mention the nation ” first). House Bill 1423, proposed by Rep. George Faught, R-Muskogee, calls for a recognized

Oklahoma governor’s state of state address channels Chevy Chase

For those who attended the governor’s State of the State address to the Legislature last week, for a brief moment it seemed like an old “Saturday Night Live” skit. For those who are old enough to remember, the brief moment conjured up the first year of “SNL” and funny newsman Chevy Chase.   After Gov.

Oklahoma college auctions year’s tuition on eBay

Perhaps not as famous (or infamous?) as the man who squeezed into his ex-wife’s wedding dress, but right up there in oddity, a small Oklahoma college recently auctioned off a year’s worth of tuition on eBay.   Schooling at Oklahoma Wesleyan University in Bartlesville found a place on the site’s “other” category alongside voltage converters

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