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Gettin’ juicy with it

Spring cleaning includes your eating habits, too.


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Jenn Scott
From the promise of springtime to Oklahoma City’s recent success in Mayor Mick Cornett’s challenge to lose a million pounds, it seems like a perfect time for changes.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Circuit court

Teen engineers-in-training test their robotbuilding skills on the hardwood for hoops.


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Charles Martin
With NCAA’s March Madness reaching a fever pitch, there’s another chance to witness displays of nerves of steel and laser-accurate shooting. From Thursday to Saturday, Cox Convention Center will host the Oklahoma Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. This year’s theme is “Rebound Rumble.”
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Blame it on the rain


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Jenn Scott
Here’s the thing: I don’t want rain to go away, and I don’t want it to come again another day. I can play just fine when it’s raining, in fact.
 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Weighty achievement

From fattest to fittest, OKC is a million pounds lighter, thanks in part to one man’s shedding of 200 of them.


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Jenn Scott

When Oklahoma City landed on just about every “fattest” list imaginable, Mayor Mick Cornett did not sit idly by. He launched a million-pound challenge in 2007. Since then, the mayor has lost 38 pounds himself.

 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Divine digs

The new owner of a century-old church in Midtown is determined to repair the building and inspire parishioners’ lives.


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Greg Horton
Frontline Church held its first service in its downtown location on Christmas Eve in 2011. Although the building at N.W. 10th Street and Robinson Avenue is a new site for Frontline, it was originally the home of First Christian Church, beginning in 1911.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Have an inkling


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Jenn Scott
Few things are more important in the world of style than the creation of your own personal look. A lot of thought goes into it.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Locks and loaded

Avoid hairy situations with salon etiquette.


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Malena Lott
As Martin Luther once said, “The hair is the richest ornament of women,” and — with the amount of time and money we spend on it — he was right.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Travelin’ man

Rick Steves comes to OKC with a simple message: See the world.


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Phil Bacharach
Rick Steves
7 p.m. Saturday
Hardemann Auditorium, Oklahoma Christian University
2501 E. Memorial Rd.
oc.edu/events
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Top it off


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Jenn Scott
The last bit of winter isn’t doing a very good job of being wintery. Sure, it might be a little rainy, but the recent 60- and 70-degree weather is enough to ignite excitement for the spring season of tailgating, followed by a summer of pool parties.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Leap into action

Happy leap year! For 13 potential things to do off the beaten path with this extra day, read on.


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Phil Bacharach, Rod Lott, Tricia Dameron, Clifton Adcock
Every four years, February earns an extra day on the calendar due to the moon cycles or black magic or something — we’re not sure. But we do know this gives you 24 extra hours to get out and do something different in this great state of ours.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

In the Red

Saturday’s Red Tie Night marks 20 years of partying with a purpose.


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Mia Cantu
Red Tie Night
6 p.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
okaidscarefund.com
$500-$20,000
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Pet project


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Jenn Scott
If you’ve ever seen the old Disney movie “The Ugly Dachshund,” which features a family of four doxies and a Great Dane, you understand my plight. If you haven’t seen it, view it in case you’re deciding whether to add an ornery, German-bred and alleged hunting dog, aka “weenie dog,” to the family.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Budding industry

A new TV series explores the medical marijuana industry through the experiences of six Shawnee brothers.


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Mia Cantu
Prescription marijuana has become a legitimate business, at least in 16 states, where it is legal. Among those reaping profits are six brothers originally from Shawnee — Joel, Jesse, Jonathan, Jordan, Jared and Josh Stanley — who now reside in Colorado, where they grow and sell their harvest of medical cannabis.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

The heat is on


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Jenn Scott
I recently tried my first hot yoga class at Yoga at Tiffany’s (9610 N May; 708-0564), and I think I’m hooked. Never in a million years had I thought I’d try it.
 
Wednesday, February 22, 2012

Friends of the Library sets book sale for Feb. 24-25

Annual event benefits the Metropolitan Library System.


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Mia Cantu
Friends of the Metropolitan Library System Book Sale 2012
9 a.m.-5:30 p.m. Saturday-Sunday
Oklahoma Expo Hall, State Fair Park
333 Gordon Cooper
supportmls.org
606-3763
free
 
Tuesday, February 21, 2012
 
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