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Take shelter

A substantial funding cut looms for a Cleveland County youth shelter.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Proposed elimination of Cleveland County funding to the area’s emergency youth shelter has the facility’s administration and supporters scrambling to figure out how to keep it open and what other services will have to be reduced.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Go deep

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


Features

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

Sprouting up

Community gardening is on the rise, and it just might save you some money.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
It’s time to get serious about planting a garden. Winter has lifted and blooming has begun.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

Range war

Residents near a proposed gun range fear what it will mean for the area’s watershed and wildlife.


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Carol Cole-Frowe

Watershed, wildlife and noise concerns are among issues that residents in rural southeast Oklahoma City believe are reasons not to relocate a shooting range within a mile of their homes.

 
Tuesday, March 12, 2013

Clean dirt

Organic gardening is the subject of a free seminar Saturday.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Organic Gardening Seminar
11 a.m. Saturday
OSU-OKC's Agricultural Resources Center
400 N. Portland
osuokc.edu/farmersmarket
945-3358
Free
 
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Water woes

Norman officials search for help in the wake of low water-supply levels.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
The deepening drought has Central Oklahoma cities scrambling to manage the water they have.
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Wig out

From anime conventions to Medieval fairs, a group of metro women has you covered for hair.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Five Wits Artistic Geekery is a metro-area company that sells costume-play (or cosplay) wigs and other wearables designed for anime convention-goers, Renaissance and Medieval fair revelers, drag queens, Lord of the Rings fans, “brony” college students (guys into My Little Pony) and anyone else who wants to play with taking on an alternate identity.
 
Wednesday, February 6, 2013

Mayo, my!

Local chef Kurt Fleischfresser fancies up the Oklahoma-based chain, Taco Mayo.


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Whatever you do, don’t call it fast food.
 
Wednesday, January 2, 2013

’Shroom zoom


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe

There’s a new grower of gourmet mushrooms in the metro. Oklahoma Mushrooms is ramping up to grow several kinds of fungi.

 
Wednesday, December 12, 2012

Building a Legacy

Norman’s Legacy Park is slated to be one entertaining ‘gathering place.’


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
Construction on Norman’s long-awaited Legacy Park is slated to begin in about two months in the heart of the University North Park Town Center on the city’s northwest side.
 
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Passing grade

OU finds positive results from a pilot program that allows a coed housing floor.


News

Carol Cole-Frowe
A coed floor housing choice — two years in the making — appears to be working at the University of Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, October 3, 2012

Quality control

Cities could bear a big bill for Lake Thunderbird pollution.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Steep penalties could face the cities of Norman, Oklahoma City and Moore if drastic reductions in stormwater pollutants going into the Lake Thunderbird watershed are not achieved.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Safe room

The conversation about gender-neutral housing at OU continues along a hopeful path for LGBT advocates.


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Devin Luxner is feeling optimistic.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Telling his side

Former Gov. David Hall pens a memoir that contends he was wrongly convicted of bribery and extortion.


Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
David Hall
12 p.m. Saturday
Full Circle Bookstore
1900 Northwest Expressway
fullcirclebooks.com
842-2900
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012

Cheese, please!

Pungent or mild, whatever you fancy, local cheese blocks are full of choices!


Food and Drink Features

Carol Cole-Frowe
Hundreds of delightful cheeses are popping up in markets and grocery stores, from assertive blues to washed-rind Taleggios or fresh, unripened ones like a queso fresco or queso blanco.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011
 
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