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Kiowa elder bonds with 10-year-old actress on ‘News of The World’...

“I can look you in the eye and just about tell sincerity in somebody,” said Dorothy WhiteHorse DeLaune, who built an enduring friendship with...
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Real ID: Thank you so much for playing my game

You really need a Real ID, for real. We, as Oklahomans, have been told this by the federal government for quite a while, but...
Hochatown

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...
Keanu Reeves

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...
all-black towns

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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Prop him up beside the jukebox: Joe Diffie dies after COVID-19...

Days after testing positive for COVID-19, country music singer Joe Diffie has died at age 61, according to multiple reports. The Oklahoma native had...
gold dome

Gold Dome renovation could involve taxpayer subsidy

I'm always in for some good ol' historic preservation and readaptation of buildings, so when initial plans were revealed this past week for a...
Lon Kruger, Sherri Coale

OU basketball says goodbye to Lon Kruger, Sherri Coale

So Lon Kruger is out as head coach of the OU men's basketball team. His retirement comes on the heels of OU women's basketball...
anti-Asian hatred

Addressing anti-Asian hatred requires more than words

To say that this past week has been a difficult one for Asian American & Pacific Islander (AAPI) communities across the country is, perhaps,...
racism

Sometimes what we think does not match reality

(Editor's note: The following piece discusses racism and includes language that may make some readers uncomfortable.) When I was 10 years old, my family moved...

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