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Roja Najafi | Photo Oklahoma City Museum of Art / provided

New OKCMOA curatorial hire Roja Najafi makes active learning part of her mission

New OKCMOA curatorial hire Roja Najafi makes active learning part of her mission

Najafi is currently working to prepare an exhibition highlighting the museum’s collection of Washington Gallery of Modern Art contemporary works.

Meg Wheeler, KIPP south administrator, talks about KIPP expanding to South Oklahoma City at Plaza Mayor, Wednesday, Feb. 22, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A local charter program plans to expand into south OKC

KIPP OKC South Community Prep opens for the 2017-18 school year and will add one grade level per year.

Lori Rasmussen, Nick Farlow, and Sidney Terry pose for a photo with the Embark Rideshare car in Edmond, Monday, Feb. 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Embark Rideshare provides metro workers with commuting options

The new program provides vehicles for carpools or vanpools for a monthly fee and saves users money.

Larry Batten and Rev. John Maiget pose for a photo at Chain Reaction Ministries at First Christian Church, Friday, May 27, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local church continues bike ministry in Oklahoma

Chain Reaction Ministries refurbishes bicycles and offers dependable transportation to OKC’s homeless.


Book discussion series takes on America’s favorite pastime

Baseball and its role in American history is the discussion topic in Let’s Talk About It, Oklahoma’s new series at Oklahoma City University.

Hellooooo, money!

Apache Corp., based in Houston, could receive up to $6.6 million to create 100 new oil and natural gas jobs in Tulsa; Cozart-Perry Industries Inc., based in Lawton, could receive $2 million for 170 new manufacturing jobs; and Unami LLC in Anadarko has qualified for $632,000 for 70 new manufacturing jobs through the Small Employer

Engineering change

It’s no secret to Phil Hughes that he has little chance of being the next mayor of Oklahoma City. He has no website. With the primary less than a month away, he has done no fundraising. He has no campaign events planned, and he has no formal endorsements. But Hughes is a registered candidate and

Blogger flogger

A Houston-based CBS Sports Radio blogger called Claire Crawford — since identified as Anna-Megan Raley, a digital content manager for the network — has learned that lesson the hard way. CBS reportedly has fired Raley/Crawford after an April 22 blog post suggested that Oklahoma City Thunder Girl Kelsey Williams was “too chunky” to be an

Kevin Durant reacts to Jason Collins’ coming out: ‘It’s cool with me’

Add Thunder superstar Kevin Durant to that chorus of voices. “If he’s happy, that’s cool. Nobody has the right to judge,” Durant said earlier today in Houston, where the Thunder is preparing for tonight’s Game 4 first-round playoff game against the Rockets. “He’s his own man. He makes his own decisions. As NBA players, it’s

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