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He’s baaaaaaack — in jail


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Gazette staff
Remember that guy whose unarmed friend, Antwun Parker, was fatally shot during a 2009 robbery at Reliable Discount Pharmacy on the south side? You know, the pharmacist who shot him was charged with murder and the story was all over the news nationwide? Well, he’s back in jail.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Letters

New year’s eve party fell flat


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Jennifer May
Let me start by saying I am a Kevin Durant fan just as much as the next Oklahoman. Our family has season tickets to the Thunder games, and we do our best to keep up with KD’s work as an athlete and philanthropist. I nearly jumped through the roof when my husband and I received “exclusive stage” VIP tickets to his New Year’s Eve party.
 
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Hot, stomping country footwear


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Gazette staff
In a case of the world not knowing it needed something until we have it, Miranda Lambert has announced her own shoe line.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Bridging the gap


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Gazette staff
One of our state’s most conservative voices (heck, one of the nation’s) has softened his tone. Sen. Jim Inhofe said recently his “attitude” toward his across-the-aisle Senate peers changed as a result of sympathy he received after the death of his son, Perry Inhofe, 52, who died in a plane crash in November.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Faux-smoke free city


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Gazette staff
Here we go with more regulations from Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin. This time, she’s banning by executive order all electronic cigarettes and vaping devices on state properties, inside and outside, and in state vehicles.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Baby, it’s cold inside


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Gazette staff
Don’t worry, law-abiding citizens; you’re not the only ones freezing to death this winter. Inmates (as well as employees) at the Oklahoma County Jail are paying for their crimes against humanity in a new way — and it’s just plain cold.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

The truth is ... cold


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Gazette staff
Don’tcha just hate it when you’re trying to rob someone and they steal your clothes? Man, that’s the worst.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Cheaters!


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Gazette staff
Here in Oklahoma, we like to be on lists. Yay, lists! Even the bad ones. Yay, bad lists! This time, we topped in at No. 6. (Last year, we were No. 5 on this list.)
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014

Back to the future

Chicken Fried News looks into its crystal ball and predicts the future of what shall become 2013's hottest news events.

 
Monday, December 30, 2013

Gleeful


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Gazette staff
Broken Arrow native and Oklahoma City University graduate Kristin Chenoweth, best known for originating the role of Glenda in Broadway’s smash hit Wicked, will return to everybody’s favorite love-to-hate-it, guilty pleasure TV musical Glee for its 100th episode.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

It’s getting better all the time


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Gazette staff
Slowdowns in the state’s energy and government sectors led to weaker job growth in Oklahoma, but the situation is bound to improve in 2014, according to Oklahoma State University economist Dan Rickman.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Hello, sailor. Oh, nevermind.


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Gazette staff
Isn’t it nice when sailors get to come home for Christmas? Yeah, uh … not this time.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Underpaid, now with proof!


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Gazette staff
It’s okay if you don’t get paid much, but you have good benefits, right? Right?! The state has been counting on state workers’ cooperation on that front for quite awhile, but, luckily, things are looking up.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Coal for Christmas?


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A few naughty folks in Oklahoma County may get nothing more than a few lumps of COAL in their stockings this Christmas.

 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Welcome to OKC


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Gazette staff
General Electric recently announced it’ll locate its first global research center dedicated to oil and gas technology in Oklahoma City. With it will come 130 high-tech jobs, the company announced in a media statement. That’s an economic impact of an estimated $13 million into our state and local economy.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013
 
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