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OKG Newsletter


Topic: news

Urban League of OKC gets $65K gift


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Lauren Hopkins
The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City Inc. received a $65,000 gift from Love's Travel Stops and Country Stores today to benefit the organization's facilities and ...
 
Wednesday, May 23, 2007

Yukon boy among national geography bee finalists


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Emily Jerman
A Yukon eighth-grader joined the ranks of geography gurus this week, making it among the top 10 finalists in the National Geographic Bee in Washington, D.C.   ...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Wineries booming across state


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Jenny Coon Peterson
With almost 50 vineyards and wineries across the state, you can turn a few glasses of your favorite Merlot into a wine-soaked weekend of full-bellied fun. While out-of-state wine snobs may po...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Roth's new job marks a state first


News

Scott Cooper
When Gov. Brad Henry appointed Jim Roth to fill in the vacant Oklahoma Corporation Commission board seat, both the governor and Roth were making history. For the first time in state h...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

OU adding women's rowing as new sport


News

Jay C. Upchurch
Having announced plans for a women's rowing program, the University of Oklahoma will join more than 80 other Division I schools already competing in varsity rowing, a sport traditionally limited...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Norman boathouse teaches sailing to kids


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Emily Jerman
Norman's Lake Thunderbird BoatHouse quietly passed its fifth year last month. With the help of many partners, the nonprofit provides programs ranging from an annual fishing derby for disable...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

McAlester rodeo features prisoners


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Jenny Coon Peterson
Founded in 1940, the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo is the only one of its kind in the world. Annually, it gives more than 13,000 spectators a peek behind prison walls and a chance to see convi...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Lindsay establishing city skate park


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Charles Martin
With skate parks popping up around the metro, the city of Lindsay is establishing one of its own. "The idea started one Sunday when there weren't many people in my Sunday school class," Lisa ...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Gov. Henry allows SB 139 to become law


News

Ben Fenwick
A bill that will outlaw abortions using any state funding became law on midnight Wednesday, Governor Brad Henry announced.   The bill states:   "It shall be...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007

Gelato offers less fattening alternative to ice cream


News

Lisa Spinelli
One low-fat, upscale option to ice cream is gelato, which has less than 35 percent air and has 4 percent to 8 percent butterfat. Gelato stores " called gelaterias in Italy " combine milk, sugar,...
 
Thursday, May 24, 2007
 
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