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Sustainable learning

The SixTwelve project aims to turn community into a renewable resource.


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Louis Fowler
The large, dilapidated structure at N.W. 29th and N. Lee, in the heart of the Paseo, was only days away from demolition when it was rescued by Amy Young and James Varnum. In 2010, the pair bought the property, an eight-plex apartment in its former life, with the idea of turning it into a center of community living. Hence, they became the brains behind Project SixTwelve  — a nonprofit named for the street address, 612 N.W. 29th, natch.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

From runway to OK!


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Jenn Scott
On the heels of the 2013 Oklahoma Fashion Week, it seems like the perfect time to consider the general state of style in the metro.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013

Sensible sex ed

An innovative sex education course is aimed at curbing teen pregnancy.


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Rachel Curtis
An anonymous inquiry at the start of Kathy Harms’ two-week sex education course read: “I thought vulva made cars.” It came as no surprise to the teen pregnancy prevention educator, who regularly encounters sexual myths in Oklahoma City’s seventh- and eighth-grade classrooms. She’s met teens who think inserting a red skittle into the vagina after intercourse will prevent pregnancy and others who say swallowing semen can actually cause pregnancy — because babies grow in the stomach.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

KKNG of kings

The transformation of KKNG to religious radio is just the latest gain for the Oklahoma Catholic Broadcasting Network.


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Jerry Bohnen
Larry Sousa had wanted to work in radio news since he was a child. Things didn’t work out that way for the 71-year-old — until now. Decades later, the Norman resident and devout Catholic isn’t just working in radio, but Catholic radio: Oklahoma City’s KKNG 97.3 FM.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Love and marriage


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Jenn Scott
I know a lot about weddings.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

TEEM player

A former state leader trades in politics for hands-on work battling poverty.


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Alyssa Grimley
It’s not every day that someone goes from Oklahoma legislative leader to the nonprofit world. But that’s exactly what former state House Speaker Kris Steele has done.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Let it ride

A volunteer program coming to the metro will mean newfound mobility for elderly and vision-impaired people.


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Tim Farley
Sandy Webster hasn’t driven to the grocery store, beauty shop or her favorite restaurant in 11 years.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Conserve verve


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Alyssa Grimley
Earth Fest at Martin Park
1-4 p.m. Saturday
Martin Park
500 W. Memorial
okc.gov/sustain/earthmonth.html
Free

 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Litter be gone


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Rachael Cervenka
Litterbugs, beware!
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

It’s a gas

A metro builder hopes buyers will warm to his natural gas concept.


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Dean Anderson
Dan Reeves’ new custom-built concept home in Norman features 15 uses for clean, cheap natural gas.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Treasures untold


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Jenn Scott
I saw the bright color flash from under a pile of otherwise dingy ’90s-style nightgowns.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

On the radio

KOSU works to open a second studio in downtown OKC’s Film Row.


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Moose Tyler
National Public Radio affiliate KOSU soon will have a home on downtown’s Film Row district, thanks in large part to Oklahoma City’s enduring affection for the medium.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Go deep

Gardening in a drought might mean you have to dig into the soil a little more.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Call it garden math.
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Fashion Week is OK!

Oklahoma Fashion Week features designers both local and out-of-town.


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Jenn Scott
Oklahoma Fashion Week
7 p.m. Saturday
Mercedes-Benz of Oklahoma City
1225 N. Broadway
okfashionweek.eventbrite.com
236-1224
$45-$75
 
Wednesday, April 17, 2013

Lush life


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Jenn Scott
Do you enjoy your adult beverages?
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013
 
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