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What does Mary Fallin's congressional record mean for Oklahoma if she's elected governor?


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Grant Slater
If Mary Fallin takes the podium Nov. 2 as Oklahoma's governor-elect, she would cement her status as the most successful female politician the state has ever known.
 
Thursday, October 14, 2010

Chesapeake's Aubrey McClendon aims to cement legacy with sprawling campus


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Grant Slater
Two pages into Chapter 4, Grandpa Joe tells a wide-eyed Charlie how a work-obsessed Willy Wonka shuttered his candy factory for fear of spies. He chained the gates and told thousands of workers ...
 
Thursday, August 6, 2009

From Norman to NYC, Champian Fulton is back for a string of shows


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Grant Slater
A good jazz singer is a luxury, like an extra olive in a vodka martini. It's an extravagance that only comes with a little seasoning and hours propped against or at the bench of a black Stein...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

MAPS 3 could bring massive central park to OKC downtown area


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Grant Slater
If MAPS 3 wends its way through the maze of approval and retains its current form, the cracked asphalt that rambles around the Salvation Army and the empty U.S. Postal Service terminal south of ...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Iranians living in Oklahoma look eastward


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Grant Slater
In 1977, Goli Dunkle came to Oklahoma from her native Iran to pursue a graduate degree in management. By the time she finished, the Iran she had left no longer existed, and there was no going ba...
 
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Dozens of musicians play tribute to Okie folk hero, political activist Woody Guthrie


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Grant Slater
For Jonatha Brooke, the feeble scrawls of Woody Guthrie in his twilight are a city thing. After all, she's a city girl, and Guthrie played out his final years in the low-rise Gotham that seem...
 
Thursday, July 9, 2009

Freelance developers keep OKC in tech game


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Grant Slater
Sam Soffes is 20 years old and didn't need college to become a publisher of the Bible in 30 translations " from colloquial Japanese to synodical Russian " that are used by more than 1 million pe...
 
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Norman bureau of The Oklahoman's community coverage closes


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Grant Slater
Nearly 40 years ago, The Oklahoman wrangled a roving state correspondent with a penchant for whiskey into a desk job as the first Norman bureau chief for the statewide newspaper. ...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Budget director uses forecasts to calculate Oklahoma City's 2010 budget


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Grant Slater
The Oklahoma City Council was set to approve a 2010 budget Tuesday that includes a recession-induced hiring freeze across many departments and a 1.5 percent cut for everyone without a uniform an...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Secondary vendors take major hit with auto dealerships in bankruptcy


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Grant Slater
The radio spot writes itself: "Come on down to family-owned Chrysler-Jeep-Dodge. We've been family-operated here in Everytown, Oklahoma, since probably before you were born." G...
 
Thursday, June 11, 2009

Norman Financial Center set to reopen in December after repairs, reinforcements


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Grant Slater
Watching the gypsy-jazz outfit Man Man convulse its way through a closing number, Joanna Carter of Yukon looked unimpressed. She tossed her cigarette, hiked up her tube top and took a swig from ...
 
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Politico warns Rice to expect negative campaign from Inhofe


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Grant Slater
Sen. Jim Inhofe is better-funded than at any other point in his political career with $1.8 million net contributions, six times more than his opponent, state Sen. Andrew Rice, has raised, according to...
 
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Freshmen legislator Rice hopes to unseat Inhofe in U.S. Senate bid


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Grant Slater
Andrew Rice, the 34-year-old Democratic freshman state senator, wants to sell his progressive message in a bid for Sen. Jim Inhofe's seat in 2008. The question is: Do Oklahomans want what Rice has t...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007
 
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