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Endangered hipsters


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The species is characterized by any number of traits: flannel shirts, ample beards, tattoos, the scent of freshly smoked clove cigarettes. They tend to gravitate toward hole-in-the-wall bars or trendy pizzerias, where they brandish obscure beers and discuss their love of indie bands, environmentalism and Ron Paul.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Love is all you need


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What’s another session of the state Legislature without a bill centered on the sanctity of marriage? This time, it’s House Speaker T.W. Shannon, R-Lawton, who carries the matrimonial torch with House Bill 1908.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

CEOh, brother!


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Oil and gas execs in Oklahoma are having a rough patch (not oil) these last few weeks.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Puttin’ on the Switz


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The Internet flew into one of those Internet tizzies last week when a photo surfaced of Barry Switzer sporting a fur coat at the University of Oklahoma Sooners’ spring practice.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Speak English!


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For all of you perturbed by the dizzying number of languages you might encounter these days, fear not! Language-loving lawmakers have your back.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

‘Sex Machine’: Still chuggin’!


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Way back on Oct. 13, 2004, Oklahoma Gazette reported from the set of Sex Machine, a microbudget indie film shot in the Oklahoma City metro. Its director and co-writer, then local graphic designer Christopher Sharpe, had no visions of making anything other than a good time.
 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

Feelin’ hot, hot, hot


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In a Men’s Health rundown of 2013’s hottest celebrity couples, Oklahoma’s own Blake Shelton and wife Miranda Lambert nabbed the No. 7 spot on a list of 20.

 
Wednesday, March 20, 2013

What’s a billion, anyway?


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Aubrey McClendon, soon-to-be-outgoing CEO of Chesapeake Energy, is no longer one of the wealthiest people on the planet. Rest easy, however; he’s still very, very, very rich — just not in the billionaire stratosphere. At least that’s according to the latest Forbes list of human beings with the most moolah in the entire universe.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

'Terror' alert!


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Gazette staff
The Flaming Lips’ new album, The Terror, arrives April 2.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Ridicu-laws


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When Chicken-Fried News goes into a courtroom — or anywhere, really — we come armed with whichever laws we need, regardless of where they’re from: international law, Murphy’s law, Jude Law ... makes no difference to us.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fish takes the bait


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When Derek Fisher left the Dallas Mavericks in December to be closer to his family in California, only to re-sign with the OKC Thunder a couple of months later, Mavs owner Mark Cuban offered his opinion, which is basically this: Fisher is a back-stabbing megalomaniac who will roundabout his way to another championship ring (because five isn’t enough, clearly).
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Vote gloat


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Gazette staff
Could Nicoma Park residents be more civic-minded than their counterparts in the big city?
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Fancy that


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In the 2001 Broadway revival of Annie Get Your Gun, country music superstar and Oklahoma native Reba McEntire had no problem settling into the leading role of Annie Oakley. After all, Annie, a gun-wielding spitfire of a lady, isn’t too far removed from McEntire’s own persona.
 
Wednesday, March 13, 2013

Agenda agitation


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UPDATE: The anti-Agenda 21 bill passed the state House and is headed to the Senate.

Conspiracy-minded Oklahomans soon may be free to remove their tinfoil hats! House Bill 1412, a measure designed to protect the state from the United Nations’ insidious Agenda 21 sustainability initiative, has passed its first legislative hurdle.
 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Something Fishy


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We can all agree that Derek Fisher’s return to Oklahoma City Thunder is a good thing, right?
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013
 
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