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Brittny Meeks, Americorp volunteer, reads to children during an afterschool program at Hilldale Elementary, Thursday, April 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Local impact: Proposed federal budget cuts threaten to reduce or eliminate social services and humanities agencies

Oklahoma Humanities, AmeriCorps and Legal Aid Services of Oklahoma will most likely be affected if federal program budgets are cut.

Deep Deuce, Monday, March 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Deep Deuce continues building an identity while keeping an eye on its historic past

Special Legends Night events have helped restore some of the area’s live jazz history.

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Annual fundraiser event honors Ralph Ellison’s many talents

A Night with Ralph Ellison is 6-9 p.m. Feb. 25 at Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.

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Cover Story: Chicken-Fried News year in review and predictions for 2017

CFN looks back on 2016 and makes predictions about what Okies will get up to in 2017.

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Cover Story: Studying the storied history of banning popular literature

“I think one of the quickest ways to get a book read is to ban it,” Cheek said as she worked at Norman Public Library West.

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Cover Story: Fred Jones Museum’s Visage exhibit explores unspoken meaning in portraiture

Photographic portraiture comes hand in hand with a deceptive sense of reality. It is easy to understand how a painted portrait could be interpreted, how a commissioned artist might depict a wealthy dignitary without his double chin or with an enhanced, confident gleam in his eye. The truth is many photographic portraits are no more

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