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Chicken-Fried News: Goat social

Chicken-Fried News: Goat social

  What do you get when you hire goats to work for the city? A really great social media campaign. The Water Utilities Trust needed a way to take care of the out-of-control vegetation at the Hefner Canal and Langston University’s Goat Research Extension Program needed to watch its goats doing goat stuff, like eating

Chicken-Fried News: Curses!

Dammit, Oklahoma City. Why is it that every time we teeter on the edge of Big League City status, something happens to nullify the progress we have made? For instance, you know that sweet new outdoor music venue we have, OKC Downtown Airpark? Well, apparently we can’t even have concerts there anymore without upsetting local

Thunder players remain focused on Memphis as league reviews racist remarks

“We haven’t discussed it as a team, but everybody is pretty knowledgeable of the situation,” Russell Westbrook said following a Monday practice. Sterling, owner of the Clippers since 1981, was caught making racist remarks in an audio recording posted by TMZ and Deadspin. Sterling appears to disparage a female friend for posting photos of herself

Capitol crumble

Those creatures and some of their brethren are on the U.S. Fish & Wildlife Service’s list of endangered species in Oklahoma, but the Capitol building made the 2014 list for Most Endangered Historic Places compiled each year by Preservation Oklahoma Inc. The group can’t do much for the bat or the beetle, but it does

Starring Mary Fallin as Obama?

Last week, Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill into law that prohibits cities across the state from setting their own minimum wages. The legislation came after a group in Oklahoma City had been collecting signatures on a petition to ask the city to increase the minimum wage. “Mandating a minimum wage increase at the local

Missed connections

Virginia Singleton, an Oklahoma City Community College student, is using the somewhat-infamous Internet site to try to find her stolen truck instead of relying on police. Her 1994 Chevy truck and some valuable camera equipment were stolen from an OCCC parking lot last month. One of the 300 campus security cameras caught the thieves on

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