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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Asian District launches diverse festival to celebrate culture with food, music


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Greg Horton
Chris Vannarath, a chiropractor in the Asian District and president of the Asian District Association, said Saturday's inaugural Asian Festival will be a cultural celebration and an introduction to ...
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008

Annual Peace Festival offers opportunity for holiday shopping


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Charles Martin
Tired of crass commercialism, cheap, plastic toys and halfhearted keepsakes? Want your holiday shopping to mean something this year? Look no further than the 22nd annual Peace Festival. Saturday's fes...
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008

Bricktown merchant mourns death of district's pioneer


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Scott Cooper
Jim Cowan remembers the Fourth of July celebration in Bricktown nearly a decade ago. The Bricktown Canal had just opened and 1999 was going to be the first holiday celebration for the area. Cowan reme...
 
Friday, November 14, 2008

National organization, Gazette team up for 'American Unchained' event


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Charles Martin
The American Independent Business Alliance (AMIBA) and Oklahoma Gazette are teaming up to rally local restaurants, bookstores, bakers, coffee shops, mechanics and other businesses wanting to resist th...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008

AmeriCorps workers start tutoring curriculum in Norman


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Julia Hicks and Chloe Kliewer sat around the table at the Community After School Program's Norman office stuffing small goody bags full of toys for the many children that attend the after school progr...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Exhibit features Oklahoma's Latino history


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Natalie Burkey
Fascinating Latino stories of Oklahoma from the 1800s to present day are told through a new interactive exhibit that features interviews, artifacts, documents, photographs, film and music. Two theme...
 
Thursday, November 20, 2008

Oklahoma chapter of The Nature Conservancy plans to attract young people


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Lea Terry
Many environmental groups are realizing that to ensure the future of their organizations and environmental efforts, they'll need the support of the younger generations " soon to be the community's dec...
 
Thursday, November 27, 2008

OKC activist works on behalf of homeless, abused dogs


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Donna Murray
Willy Domenack believes dogs are truly man's best friend. "In order for the relationship to work," he said, "it must be reciprocal. Dogs would be so much better off if more of mankind would be loyal...
 
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Noble-based nonprofit sees more than 3,000 animals every year


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Judith Murphy
Two bald eagles found freedom in the sky above Arcadia Lake on a recent blustery, mid-November Saturday after spending most of their lives in Noble at a wild animal rescue and rehabilitation agency. O...
 
Thursday, November 27, 2008

Quirky, beloved Oklahoma City-area arts publication ceases printing


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Joe Wertz
Michael Taber hasn't received a paycheck in nearly three years. By raiding his personal savings to supplement advertising revenue, the 37-year-old editor and publisher of the Oklahoma City-based art...
 
Thursday, December 4, 2008
 
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