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Tim Rogers, executive director of Metro Library System, poses for a photo at the Ron Norwick Downtown Library, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

Metropolitan Library System branches are high-tech community learning hubs

“We talk about reading being at the heart of what we do, but learning is really at the heart of what we do,” Rogers said.

Colleen Wilcox plays with her son Luck, 2, and Elijah during an Early Bird class at Metro Career Academy, Friday, Feb. 3, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Early Birds school readiness program guides parents and children toward learning and achievement

“This is why we teach the classes,” Dykstra said. “You, as parents, are the first and most important teachers in your children’s life.”

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Students in small schools thrive despite talks of consolidation

Community support and parental involvement in these districts add to students’ ability to succeed.

Andrew Tevington at Oklahoma Gazette offices, Friday, Jan. 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma team up

Lawyers assist patients with various issues, leading to better and often cheaper health care outcomes.

The 20th annual Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast celebrates the life and work of the activist and Baptist minister Jan. 16 in Midwest City. | Photo provided

Local prayer breakfast celebrates the life and work of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

The 20th annual Midwest City Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast starts 7 a.m. Jan. 16.

Lana Lopez during Acrylic Painting taught by Bert Seabourn during this 8 week winter art class, 2-18-14, at Oklahoma Contemporary, 3000 General Pershing Blvd., at the Fairgrounds.  mh

Study shows low arts consumption in Oklahoma

Citizens in the state’s cities remain the main consumers of art.

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Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma receives grant to help veterans

The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.

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Recent law changes target repeat DUI offenders

DUI cases are now required to be heard in courts of record.

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