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OKG Newsletter


Topic: gazette

Health kick

More than $20 million in federal grant money will help fund research and education programs across Oklahoma “immediately,” leaders say.


News

Tim Farley
A $20.3 million federal grant announced last week will help state medical professionals combine clinical data with ongoing scientific research in hopes of discovering new treatments for a multitude of diseases.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Kickin’ it

Fields and Futures event gives OKC schools — and communities — a running start at bright futures. The Oct. 6 event welcomes sports stars and local celebrities to Webster Middle School opening.


News

Giancarlo Gonzalez

Tim McLaughlin, founder of Fields and Futures, remembers taking a bus tour with the Wes Welker Foundation to see the athletic fields of the Oklahoma City School District in order to determine which ones would get funding.

 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

LETTERS


Letters to the Editor

J.S. McLure
Is this hearing place obsolete? After founding, nursing, and sustaining numerous theater companies, those ineffable entities, neither thing nor place, nor just knots of artists contending with themselves, but also made of the eyes and ears of those...
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Hungry? Get in line


CFN

Gazette staff
Apparently, Republicans in the U.S. House don’t think poor people get hungry.
 
Tuesday, October 1, 2013

Nowhere to hide

A new report shows that nearly 140,000 metro public school students and workers are unprotected during severe weather.


News

Tim Farley
More than 140,000 public school students, teachers and staff members in the Oklahoma City metro are unprotected from potential killer tornadoes, according to a survey commissioned by an Oklahoma lawmaker.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

Banned, but not in Oklahoma


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma author Ralph Ellison’s literary masterpiece Invisible Man was banned from public school libraries in Randolph County, North Carolina, on Sept. 16 in a 5-2 vote — just in time for Banned Books Week.
 
Wednesday, October 2, 2013

OKC Regional Food Bank, governor launch food drive


News

Tim Farley
Hungry children and adults are hoping this year’s annual Feeding Oklahoma Food Drive is as successful as the 2012 effort.
 
Thursday, October 3, 2013

Shiver

Belongs in the shi**er.


Thriller

Rod Lott
Shiver's box art sports a wonderfully dark-humored tagline: "She had a good head on her shoulders ... until she met him." It recalls — if not outright rips off — Re-Animator's infamous line of "Herbert West has a good head on his shoulders … and another one on his desk."

 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

This Is the End

If only that were true.


Comedy

Louis Fowler
This Is the End is the cinematic equivalent of being stuck in a living room with a group of High Times subscribers who have plenty of money to burn and plenty of fart jokes to release. Yes, there is a twist to it all, but it seems more like an afterthought than an actual plot point.
 
Tuesday, October 8, 2013

Paying complements

In Your Eye Gallery’s Complementary Colors exhibit brings together two different artists with similar passions.


Visual Arts

Louis Fowler
Local artists Nicki Albright Townley and Theresa Hurt have never met each other, create different styles of art and have only really started to even call themselves artists in the past few years.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013
 
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