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Open Streets returns to Uptown 23rd and Paseo districts for spring event

Open Streets returns to Uptown 23rd and Paseo districts for spring event

The last Open Streets OKC spring event drew in around 35,000 people.

Sandino Thompson, community member on OKCPS Northeast Task Force, poses for a photo at F.D. Moon, Friday, Feb. 17, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local task force focuses on improving students’ lives

OKCPS’ Northeast Task Force works to develop recommendations for change in northeast Oklahoma City schools.

Kristina Duty, Shelley Smith, and Donna Wade pose for a photo at their offices in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 15, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Weighed down: Disordered eating adds new problems to many people’s weight-loss journeys

“My advice to those suffering is to realize they have a biological illness that is not their or their family’s fault,” Laura said. “The only cure to the illness is food. Period. Even if the sufferer is not ‘underweight,’ it’s critical to stabilize eating patterns.”

Sandra Davis, Shelly Stillwell’s mother, said she’s happy with the results of her daughter’s bariatric surgery. | (Terre Cooke Chaffin / for the Gazette)

Weighed down: Post-op bariatric patients face challenging changes

“A person who goes on a very low calorie diet at 800 calories, there are a lot of hormonal shifts that try to tell your body, ‘Oh, there is something wrong here,’” she said.

Jo Lynne Jones, Director of Development and Communications, with Nehemiah E. Ramirez at Infant Crisis Services, Inc.  mh

Kirkpatrick Family Fund distributes more than $1 million in grants

Sixty Oklahoma nonprofits will use the funds for arts, education, health, social services and other outreach programs.

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