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VIDEO: Dorman criticizes Fallin’s appointment to lead execution investigation


News

Ben Felder
Rep. Joe Dorman took his first public swipe at his gubernatorial opponent over last week’s botched execution.
“I’m here to demand a true independent investigation into the irregularities surrounding the execution of Clayton Lockett last week,” Dorman, D-Rush Springs, said in a press conference on Thursday at the State Capitol.
 
Thursday, May 8, 2014

The eyes of ... Chenoweth


CFN

Gazette staff
Okie sweetheart Kristin Chenoweth, best known for playing Glenda the Good Witch in the Broadway musical Wicked, has mentioned that she might be playing mascara-stained Tammy Faye Bakker in Rise, the new musical about her fame and subsequent scandal that was big news.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Nobody’s perfect. But still. Yikes!


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Gazette staff
We all write shoddy headlines from time to time. Actually, we take that back. Our headlines are pretty much flawless. But The Oklahoman — oh, The Oklahoman — got a little carried away with one of its own recently, as you’re probably aware.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Carrie on


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Gazette staff
The Billboard Music Awards are usually a pretty good barometer of what’s popular among the general public. Billboard would know — it’s kinda what they do.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Cool rancher


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Gazette staff
A burglar in Enid roiled the wrong rancher when he decided to go shopping around town and give himself the five-finger discount.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Shannon the copycat


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Gazette staff
The news that Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, would step down at the end of the year put potential replacements in hyper mode to launch a campaign to replace him.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Hey, what’s that smell?


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Gazette staff
Popular pizza joint Upper Crust, 5860 N. Classen Blvd., had to be evacuated recently during the lunch hour rush. And it wasn’t because your Uncle Vinny decided to hang out there all day either.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Stamping out hunger

A local food drive comes at a crucial time for a regional food bank.


News

Ben Felder
Companies that package food are becoming more efficient.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Onward Christian soldier

Steve Green, president of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby, pushes for Bible education in public schools. Mustang Public Schools agree.


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Ben Felder
Steve Green has high aspirations for his new high school Bible curriculum.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Grounded

Will Rogers World Airport’s strong revenue base includes coffee shops, parking and other retail business.


News

Ben Felder
Jon Cole typically arrives at Will Rogers World Airport about 30 minutes before his mother’s flight arrives from Atlanta.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Demise of death penalty?

A botched execution creates a new chapter in the capital punishment debate.


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Zoo welcomes births of Red River Hog piglets


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Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden last week welcomed the birth of three Red River Hog piglets.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

OKCFC plans to make Yukon Millers Stadium its home turf for soccer games


News

Devon Green
The Oklahoma City Football Club (OKC FC) announced today that the soccer team signed a multiyear lease with the Yukon Public School Board of Education to play at Yukon Millers Stadium. The team expects to be ready for the 2015 North American Soccer League (NASL) season, which begins in April, team organizers said in a Tuesday press statement.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A rally at the Capitol will raise awareness about the state of women’s health in Oklahoma.


News

Devon Green
Women’s Health Day 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 13 Oklahoma State Capitol Fourth Floor Rotunda 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. 528-0221
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MVP award grows Durant’s brand and spotlight on city


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Ben Felder
Kevin Durant was already a global sports star.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014
 
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