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Spokie dokie

Mayor Mick Cornett on a Spokies bike Photo by Mark Hancock “The numbers show that ridership has increased steadily since Spokies launched, even during the winter,” she said. Strategically placed throughout downtown, the Spokies kiosks allow people to rent bicycles to cruise the area. In an effort to create more awareness of the service, Spokies

Sporting goods

Punk band Bad Sports started eight years ago. Bassist Daniel Friend and guitarist Orville Neeley had been in a band together previously, but one day, Neeley showed up with demos of new songs. “It was way better than the band we were in,” Friend said, “so we decided to do that instead.” Bad Sports met

The biggest cover-up, like, ever

That was one of Inhofe’s comments after listening to Fox host Bill O’Reilly interview President Obama before the Feb. 2 Super Bowl. “And I’m talking about compared to the Pentagon Papers, Iran- Contra, Watergate and the rest of them. This was a cover-up in order for people right before the election to think there was

Sweet and salty

In the Thunder’s loss to the Trail Blazers on Dec. 4 (a game in which he had 33 points, seven rebounds, one steal and two blocks), Durant experienced, as he almost certainly does each night, the wrath of the Portland faithful. Usually, the gentle giant takes it all in stride, but some dope in the

Oklahoma’s public defenders

I remember when public airwaves were made available for public good, to inform us about what was going on in the world, not to tell us what we were supposed to think about it. The celebrity culture of broadcasting has changed this, combing news and editorial comment (My Two Cents, et al.), along with the

Oklahoma’s public defenders

I remember when public airwaves were made available for public good, to inform us about what was going on in the world, not to tell us what we were supposed to think about it. The celebrity culture of broadcasting has changed this, combing news and editorial comment (My Two Cents, et al.), along with the

Killing the messenger

 At the recent Cowboys’ home opener against Lamar University, an effigy of SI writer Thayer Evans — the primary reporter behind the five-part series — was hoisted outside the stadium. At this point, you’re probably thinking, “Oh, that’s cute. What, did they put him in a dress or something? Maybe some sort of compromising position?”

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