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No Plains Pipeline founder Ashley McCray speaks during a press conference announcing the campaign to stop Plains All American’s
Diamond Pipeline, at the Oklahoma State Capitol, Monday, Jan. 30, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

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The Dog Lover takes a swipe at animal welfare extremists

Filmmakers did little to hide The Dog Lover‘s partisan plea.

Comic relief

A person wearing a large yellow chicken costume first appeared at the Feb. 17 mayoral debate that was attended by three of the four candidates: Ed Shadid, Joe “Sarge” Nelson and Phil Hughes. Mayor Mick Cornett chose not to participate. The costumed character held a sign that read, “Why won’t Mick debate?” A day later,

Eddie: The Sleepwalking Cannibal

Boris Rodriguez’s low-key Canadian comedy concerns Lars (Thure Lindhardt, TV’s The Borgias), who moves to a small town to become an art teacher at a tiny, underfunded school. Once was a gifted painter himself, Lars has been stuck in a 10-year creative rut. One of his students is Eddie (Dylan Scott Smith, 2012’s Total Recall),

Something wild

Photo: Heather Brown Spring is always a busy time for the WildCare Foundation, as babies arrive needing extra attention, but this season, the organization took in more than 840 animals. The facility, which works to release animals back to their native habitat, took in an average of 40 animals per day in the three weeks

Plan of action

Crowds at a Dillinger Escape Plan show can expect to hear booming drums, roaring vocals and heavy guitar played at breakneck speed. And maybe, if you’re lucky, the cruel snap of bones. “A Dillinger show is always unpredictable … and always full of bumps and bruises,” said guitarist Ben Weinman, who is wrapping up rehab

Pet project

The estimated 140 animals have been spayed or neutered and vaccinated, and most have received microchip implants that help reunite owners with their pets, said volunteer Tiffany Chancellor-Pacheco. The adoption fee is $70 with proceeds going to the Moore Animal Shelter. About 80 dogs and 60 cats remain from the pets initially aken to the

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