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Fisher’s kings

Bruce Fisher is the first African-American member of the Capitol Preservation Commission. He will tell Oklahoma’s history through the Capitol Art Collection.


News

Dawn Watson
Oklahoma has many stories. Bruce Fisher wants to help tell them through the state Capitol Art Collection.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Never again

October is domestic violence awareness month, and several organizations are helping educate against and prevent it.


News

Dawn Watson
After seven years of mental and physical abuse, Ann wasn’t the same person anymore. “It tore me down. It made me think that I wasn’t worthy. I could do nothing right in his eyes,” she said.
 
Wednesday, October 16, 2013

Silent no more

A 93-year-old Native American film is finally ready to debut at film festivals and on Blu-ray.


Documentary

Dawn Watson
Everything about the silent film The Daughter of Dawn indicated it would never be seen again.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

A joyful vision

Joy Reed Belt celebrates 10 years of Art at the Elms and a lifetime of growth in the Paseo District.


Visual Arts

Dawn Watson
For Joy Reed Belt, JRB Art at The Elms isn’t just a gallery; it’s a responsibility.

It’s a responsibility to the Paseo Arts District, to original property owner Nan Sheets, to late husband John Belt and to herself.

 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Bright future

Bethany Improvement Foundation members hope a billboard museum would spur tourism.


News

Dawn Watson
At one time, billboards told stories. Now, a group in Bethany is working to capture those stories, along with the nostalgia of Route 66, and share them through a billboard museum.
 
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

‘It ignited the country’

A milestone in the civil rights movement took place in OKC 55 years ago this week with the drugstore sit-ins.


Features

Dawn Watson
Fifty-five years ago this month, Ayanna Najuma took a seat and helped start a movement that transformed Oklahoma City and the country.
 
Wednesday, August 28, 2013

Brain gain

Two Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation researchers are making headway in the treatment of brain tumors.


News

Dawn Watson
A pair of Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientists may have found a way to attack brain tumors from the inside.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

A vital resource

The new food resource center at the City Rescue Mission is more than a traditional food pantry.


News

Dawn Watson
For some Oklahomans, having a job doesn’t mean the end of hunger.
 
Wednesday, January 16, 2013

Surviving the net

Metro retailers find ways to overcome the online revolution.


Features

Dawn Watson
The Internet has revolutionized the way people shop, but some Oklahoma City business owners aren’t letting online competition get in their way.
 
Wednesday, November 21, 2012

Parked plans

Developers put on hold efforts to turn the First National Center’s annex buildings into parking.


News

Dawn Watson
Plans to convert a portion of the First National Center into parking are on hold while developers wait for the building to go into receivership.
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2012

The R-word

The Oklahoma Developmental Disabilities Council has started a campaign addressing both speech and attitude.


News

Dawn Watson
Ten years ago, the word “retarded” didn’t mean much to Erin Taylor.
 
Wednesday, September 12, 2012

Going uptown

It’s back to the future for the once-thriving, and thriving once again, Uptown 23rd District.


News

Dawn Watson
The Uptown 23rd Shopping District was once the place to be.
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2012

Guided youth

Youth Services for Oklahoma County helps troubled teens through school and life.


News

Dawn Watson
At 16, Skyler was trying to sleep through a party every night, get to school and work every day — and feed herself.
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Family affair

An Oklahoma City medical researcher has a personal stake in his research of autism.


News

Dawn Watson
For Jim Rand, science and hope work in small steps.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012
 
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