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Intense Oklahoma road rage video shows gun, bikes, fight

(Update: On Tuesday, Sept. 19, NewsOK reported that three men in the video above have been charged with felonies for the road rage incident.) An Oklahoma...
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Frustrated with city staff, developer pulls plug on Edmond sculpture park

Edmond resident and developer Hal French sent a letter Friday morning notifying city officials that he and his foundation are ending their multi-million-dollar effort...
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Oklahoma’s historic all-black towns: Built on hope, survived by pride

BOLEY — Thirteen historic all-black towns are still incorporated in Oklahoma. Most feature abandoned and run-down buildings, but a nonprofit group is working to...
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Timeline: Native American voting rights

By Courtney Columbus and Erin Vogel-Fox During the past 180 years-plus, Native Americans have gone from being forced out of their homes to becoming accepted as...

Finally burger time? In-N-Out should be in OKC

What will it take? If the news of Oklahoma City's larger-than-expected population gain on the latest U.S. census can't bring an In-N-Out Burger franchise...
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Keanu Reeves in OKC? Excellent!

Ah yes, spring. The weather is warming, the flowers are blooming, and Keanu Reeves is enjoying an ice cream cone as he strolls through...
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Trust issues: Edmond’s Uncommon Ground Sculpture Park on ‘life support’

Negotiations between the French Family Foundation, city leaders and the Edmond Fine Arts Institute regarding the Uncommon Ground Sculpture Park have come to a...
Oilfield Prayer Day

Christian minister on Oilfield Prayer Day: ‘I just can’t’

Dear Gov. Mary Fallin, You have declared Oct. 13 to be Oilfield Prayer Day. You have invited us to, “thank God for the blessings created by the...
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Hochatown: Southeast Oklahoma’s unlikely tourism hub

HOCHATOWN — Tommy McDaniel smiles slyly as he stands next to a plain brown bookcase at the back of the Hochatown Distilling Co. gift...
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‘A place for us’: Oklahoma home to 3 of 21 lesbian bars in U.S.

TULSA — In many ways, the Yellow Brick Road Pub on 15th Street feels like any other dive bar. Lit with neon lights, the...

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