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Web sites give students guidance in class scheduling


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C.J. Macklin
Students of today now have a tool to help them feel their way though the shadowy world of class schedules: Web sites like www.ratemyprofessor.com and www.pickaprof.com, through which students share op...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

College students make quick bucks in ingenious ways


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C.J. Macklin
Being dirt poor is as much a part of the college experience as cold pizza for breakfast. Yet, nobody said college students aren't creative in the art of earning a quick dollar. Here are a few ways to ...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

Midnight Star headlines family fall festival


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C.J. Macklin
Sponsored by the Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City Inc., Saturday's 12th annual Family Fun Fest will bid farewell to the summer season, starting at 5 p.m. at Washington Park, 400 N. High. "Our a...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007

National Night Out seeks to combat crime, drugs


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C.J. Macklin
The 24th annual National Night Out is coming Tuesday, when neighborhoods all across the country will be giving crime and drugs "a going-away party." The event " designed to heighten ...
 
Thursday, August 2, 2007

GRASCAR competitors turn lawn mowers into racing machines


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C.J. Macklin
Like Dr. Frankensteins of the garage, several people in El Reno have mutated the lawn mower into a racing machine and put it on a dirt track to see who is top turf. Paul Shepard, preside...
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

Beautification efforts continue along Capitol gateway


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C.J. Macklin
At a height of 10 feet, 7 inches, the column on the southwest corner of N.E. 23rd Street and N. Santa Fe Avenue acts as a marker for the Clara Luper Corridor. The monument is part of the N.E....
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

Artists tour OKC for beautification project


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C.J. Macklin
For a proposed public art project on N. Lincoln Boulevard next to the Dean A. McGee Eye Institute, the Oklahoma Health Center invited five nationally known artists to tour the area to he...
 
Thursday, July 19, 2007

New state higher ed chancellor wants to ensure collegians succeed


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C.J. Macklin
As the recently appointed chief executive officer for the Oklahoma State System of Higher Education, Chancellor Glen D. Johnson believes his past has prepared him for his new position. ...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Drag boats to compete at Bricktown Nationals


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C.J. Macklin
Friday through Sunday at the Oklahoma River in Bricktown, for the 2007 Ozarka Bricktown Nationals drag boat racing competition will feature boats from all across the United States and Ca...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007

Public input on Ouachita forest roads sought


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C.J. Macklin
The OuachitaNational Forest "“ which stretches across the Arkansas border in southeastern Oklahoma --  is installing a road and trail system for year-round public access, and seeks public input o...
 
Saturday, July 7, 2007

Local musician releases soldier-inspired single


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C.J. Macklin
At first listen, Felix Linden's single, "Dying to Come Home," sounds like it would be playing in a cabana somewhere in the Caribbean instead of an Army barracks. With his soft vocals and lig...
 
Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Celebrate the Fourth at Red, White and Boom! festival


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C.J. Macklin
With a performance by the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and one of the largest fireworks shows in the state, the inaugural Red, White and Boom! on the River Celebration offers three days of family ...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Meeting seeks public's thoughts on water issues


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C.J. Macklin
Though recent rain may suggest otherwise, water in Oklahoma is becoming more and more a precious resource. The Oklahoma Water Resources Board and Oklahoma Water Research Inst...
 
Friday, June 22, 2007

Celebrate Route 66 through live music, activities


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C.J. Macklin
The Route 66 Preservation Foundation will hold the National Route 66 Festival Thursday through Sunday in Clinton. The event is a national one held every year at a different location alon...
 
Thursday, June 21, 2007

Wakeboarding tourney making waves


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C.J. Macklin
 Rain or shine, competitors of the Oklahoma River Wakeboard Series 2007 will be competing Friday to Sunday. Riders from all over the country are scheduled to vie for the tournament's...
 
Saturday, June 16, 2007
 
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