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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

Local natives and environmentalists focus on a proposed pipeline in Oklahoma

Diamond Pipeline would run from Cushing to Memphis, Tennessee.

As good as he once was

While “Good Girl” Carrie Underwood wasn’t quite “Blown Away,” coming in at No. 5, with $31 million, it was Toby Keith who outworked and outearned all of his fellow boot-stompers, raking in a cool $65 million – definitely enough to keep him “Chill-axin’” and out of the “Trailerhood.” No doubt the songwriter’s 18 excruciatingly loud


Credit: Brad Gregg   “I am thrilled to be a part of NBC’s Sunday Night Football and am so honored they asked me,” Underwood said via news release. “I have always loved football season, and it is so exciting to now become part of it every Sunday night!” Underwood, a candidate for the gig back

Sweet charity

Munn, ranked 18th, has been working with People for the Ethical Treatment of Animals and the USDA to help animals and kicked off DoSomething’s “Green Your School” campaign with a rant about light switch and faucet offenders and “those people who drive those really big Hummers.” Underwood, coming in at No. 17, lent her support

‘Blown Away,’ indeed

Credit: Brad Gregg Rather than a quick peck, however, he demanded “lip to lip.” She obliged. Now that the American Idol winner and country superstar is returning home for a Thursday concert at Chesapeake Arena, Chicken-Fried News suspects that throngs of metro boys are now shaving their wispy-thin mustaches and working on signs in hopes

‘Some Hearts’ lack compassion

Touring to support her new album, Blown Away, Underwood told British newspaper The Independent that she supports gay marriage. “I think we should all have the right to love, and love publicly, the people that we want to love,” said the 29-year-old singer and Baptist-raised devout Christian. “It’s not up to me to judge anybody.”

‘Glory’ in Indian Territory

Bob Blackburn, executive director of the Oklahoma Historical Society, said the Civil War events that occurred in Indian Territory were dramatic after the clock started ticking in 1803 with the Louisiana Purchase. “It all changes directions from 1861 to 1865 for the Indians, and for the African-Americans who had been victims of slavery. It changed

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