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Two schools at the University of Oklahoma combine for class mixing interior design and architecture


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Jamie Birdwell
A group of University of Oklahoma architecture and interior design students worked together in a course that may soon have Oklahoma City politicians and city planners talking.Associate professor of ar...
 
Thursday, May 27, 2010

After three decades of international news, Oklahoman Mike Boettcher returns to teach


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Jamie Birdwell
On June 1, 1980, an Oklahoman appeared on the first live shot of CNN, or "chicken noodle news" network, as it was called back then.Mike Boettcher, a graduate from the University of Oklahoma and a Ponc...
 
Thursday, January 14, 2010

Before Oklahoma's statehood, Beer City existed as rabble-rousing sort of place


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Jamie Birdwell
One afternoon in Beer City, Pussy Cat Nell pulled the trigger of her loaded double-barrel shotgun at Marshal Lewis "Brushy" Bush. After the man collapsed to the ground, others heard the ...
 
Thursday, November 12, 2009

Restored, historic electric organ brings new sounds to growing OU music program


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Jamie Birdwell
A forest of hulking metal pipes fills a room behind the stage of Paul F. Sharp Hall at the University of Oklahoma. ONGOING PLAN ORGAN PROGRAM ...
 
Thursday, October 1, 2009

Human Animal Link of Oklahoma provides hairy helpers with therapy


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Jamie Birdwell
Wagging tails, tongues and a belly rub may be what the doctor ordered. HALO " Human Animal Link of Oklahoma " is a newly founded animal-assisted therapy program that provides its services to...
 
Thursday, September 24, 2009

Oklahoma City shop hosts SchlegelFest


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Jamie Birdwell
Bike on over to the second annual SchlegelFest, a day filled with bicycles, giveaways and outdoor family fun. The Sunday event came about formally last year as Schlegel Bicycles celebrated i...
 
Thursday, August 20, 2009

Reports of gambling addiction increase as it becomes big business for Oklahoma


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Jamie Birdwell
Casinos are intoxicating. Although it was once an illicit activity in Oklahoma, casinos provide excitement and escape for rural and city dwellers. The lights, music, friendly staff and the sound...
 
Thursday, August 13, 2009

Local dating company is helping speed up matchmaking process


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Jamie Birdwell
In this fast-paced lifestyle we live today, it's hard to find time for love. But thanks to a few clever entrepreneurs, we can now find it in just six minutes. Heather Mitchell started the sp...
 
Thursday, August 6, 2009

Beautification Station Cruisin' OKC travels across metro


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Jamie Birdwell
All aboard the Beautification Station, which just might stop at a neighborhood near you on Saturday. Beautification Station Cruisin' OKC is a free bus tour that stops in neighborhood sites a...
 
Thursday, August 6, 2009

The Donnas motor by metro to celebrate 16 sweet years


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Jamie Birdwell
It's been 16 years of stealing boyfriends, skintight jeans and fast guitars, but the women behind this fierce California foursome aren't the same garage queens they once were. ...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

State Fairgrounds hosts monthly flea market


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Jamie Birdwell
Treasures, antiques and home decorations can be found each month at the Buchanan's Vintage Flea Market. The market is held the first weekend of every month at Oklahoma State Fair Park, 333 Go...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

Upcoming summit focuses on economic benefits of early childhood development


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Jamie Birdwell
For the first day of kindergarten, your child needs crayons, glue and brain stimulation that was supposed to start when he was born. Three experts in the fields of economics and early childh...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Norman Women's Resource Center faces severe budget cuts


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Jamie Birdwell
Many women in Norman search for comfort, assistance and understanding, and that's what they find in the Women's Resource Center. Open since 1973, the center aids victims of domestic violence...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009

New law changes first-time domestic abuse offense from misdemeanor to felony


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Jamie Birdwell
Oklahoma legislators recently passed a bill that increases the penalty of a first-time domestic violence offense from a misdemeanor to a felony. PATTERN ...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2009

Catholic camp volunteers visit Riverpark neighborhood to help with home repairs


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Jamie Birdwell
More than 200 Catholic teenagers from across the country came to Oklahoma City last week to paint some siding, plant some flowers and make residents' lives a little easier. COM...
 
Thursday, July 16, 2009
 
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