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Seniors spending retirement years on dance floor


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Krista Nightengale
After watching the senior citizens of the Oklahoma City Swing Club dip, kick and glide across the floor, one may think they've discovered the fountain of youth. They certainly think they hav...
 
Thursday, May 17, 2007

Leadership Oklahoma City celebrates 25 years


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Krista Nightengale
Leadership Oklahoma City began as a one-day training program to talk about ideas, leadership and how to get involved. "It became something that people wanted to do," said Greg Wheeler...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007

Deer Creek student wins South Africa trip


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Krista Nightengale
Aric Kampschaefer, 13, has earned himself a trip to South America through a contest with National Geographic Kids magazine.   The magazine recently asked for students age 9-14 to write a 100-200 word ...
 
Thursday, May 3, 2007

University of Oklahoma students prepare Bethany Route 66 project


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Krista Nightengale
University of Oklahoma Division of Landscape Architecture graduate students and Oklahoma Scenic Byways are partnering to give the city of Bethany new ideas on improving the section of town Route...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

College student bares breasts to make cancer-fighting art


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Krista Nightengale
Andrea Jones makes molds of her breasts, paints them and sells them on eBay to raise money to fight cancer. Although the process was awkward in the beginning, the end result was something she co...
 
Thursday, April 26, 2007

Oklahoma native creates tree house community in Costa Rica


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Krista Nightengale
Finca Bellavista, the world's first sustainable rain forest tree house community, was created by an Oklahoma native and her husband. Finca Bellavista is located on the South Pacific coast of Costa Ri...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Oklahoma Centennial clock unveiled


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Krista Nightengale
On a dreary, overcast evening Tuesday, the corner of N.W. 36th Street and Shartel Avenue got a little prettier as a Centennial Street clock was unveiled. The clock is a replica of the kind that used...
 
Thursday, April 19, 2007

Annual 89er Celebration slated in Guthrie


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Krista Nightengale
Guthrie has hosted the 89er Celebration for 72 years, and this year's event takes place from Wednesday to Saturday. Along with the annual parade, which will be held at noon Saturday, and the rodeo, w...
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2007

OKC blind runner loves competing in marathons


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Krista Nightengale
Despite being blind since he was 40, Benny Meier runs marathons. Meier runs side by side with a partner, Jack Rector, an 82-year-old marathon runner. Each person holds onto the end of a short rope. ...
 
Thursday, April 12, 2007

Sexual violence awareness event held at Oklahoma Capitol


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Krista Nightengale
April 1's Take Back the Night: Oklahoma was the first event of its size in the state, with expected attendance in the thousands. Coordinator Jennifer McLaughlin said the event has taken place all ove...
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2007

Turkish ceramics get rare stateside showing


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Krista Nightengale
Works of art rarely seen on American soil are now on exhibit in Oklahoma City University's Wanda L. Bass Music Center Atrium.   Turkish ceramists Ibrahim Erdeyer and Mehmet Gürsoy have a...
 
Tuesday, April 3, 2007

University of Oklahoma student spurred to take action on Darfur


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Krista Nightengale
   When Bailey Cato heard that women in Darfur, Sudan, had to wake up every morning and decide whether to go forage for food and risk being raped, or to send out another family member and ri...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

OKC Red Tie event raises AIDS charity money


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Krista Nightengale
Local automobile dealer Jackie and Barbara Cooper's son died of complications from AIDS in 1989.   Several years later, the couple was approached by a group who needed help raising money...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Edmond girl records her life for TLC reality show


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Krista Nightengale
  Eleven-year-old Ashley Mandanas loves to sing, but now she's getting nationwide exposure for not performing, having her life documented for a Learning Channel cable series titled "My Life as a Child...
 
Thursday, March 22, 2007

Ballet Flamenco gives Norman's underprivileged kids a chance to dance


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Krista Nightengale
The beginning dance class in a Norman Parks & Recreations center near Reaves Park is a lesson in life, community and culture.   Pandora Tadefa-Everett was a volunteer teacher at the ...
 
Thursday, March 15, 2007
 
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