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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Community

When new metro moms suddenly need assistance, Infant Crisis Services provides emergency help


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Lauren Parajohn
When Dianna Church gave birth to her fourth child, Emma Grace Louise, it should have been one of the happiest moments of her life. Instead, it was mixed with fear, panic and desperation.   "S...
 
Thursday, December 13, 2007

Nonprofit helps couples learn basics of having a baby while building relationship


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Lauren Parajon
Family Expectations is a free program for expecting couples and new parents to teach life skills to make their relationships stronger. FE staffers believe that the most fundamental relationship for a ...
 
Thursday, January 3, 2008

Volunteer organizations aid in debris removal following ice storm


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Charles Martin
Following last month's record ice storm, National Voluntary Organizations Active in Disasters, an umbrella organization that draws together various volunteer programs, had sent out chain-saw teams to ...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Nonprofit offers free financial counseling


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Gina Dabney
Financial stress is no secret, but is seldom openly discussed. One organization, Consumer Credit Counseling Service of Central Oklahoma, offers free financial counseling. The nonprofit is committed to...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008

Preservation organization to announce state's endangered sites


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Emily Jerman
Preservation Oklahoma will announce its annual list of the state's "most-endangered historic places" Thursday night at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum. Featuring 12 sites nominated by th...
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Metro group works for sexual orientation issues in absence of city commission


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Greg Horton
Oklahoma City remains without a municipal human rights commission. Members of the Central Oklahoma Humans Rights Alliance are trying to fill the gap left when the Oklahoma City Council defunded and di...
 
Thursday, January 31, 2008

Two Buddhist nuns from Britain bringing enlightenment to metro


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Greg Horton
Two Western Theravadan Buddhist nuns will be visiting Oklahoma City and Norman on Thursday through Saturday for informal gatherings and a one-day spiritual retreat. The nuns are from Amaravati Buddhis...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Sales of Plan B pill not slowed by debate


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Greg Horton
The controversy surrounding the Food and Drug Administration's approval of the so-called "morning-after pill" for nonprescription distribution has not slowed the rate of use of the emergency contracep...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Downtown OKC once played home to brothels


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Joe Wertz
If she wasn't the first to run a whorehouse in Oklahoma City, Big Anne was certainly one of the most successful. She was a shrewd businesswoman who controlled and colluded with the city's thieves, g...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Delaying sex gives teen opportunity to succeed, claims abstinence administrator


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Emily Jerman
The message rang loud and clear from the Pauls Valley church: Teens, abstain from sex. Bethlehem Baptist Church's Rev. Michael Eaton's words during the recent "youth Sunday" sermon echo a stand Okla...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008
 
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