Thursday, June 30, 2022

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smoke-free bar

Surveys seek bar patrons’ opinions on smoking

The human nose supposedly can detect more than 1 trillion smells. Several bars in the Oklahoma City metro are currently running online surveys to determine whether...

After fest, Backwoods gets headlines for tragic reason

In a stark contrast to the lack of local coverage before the Backwoods Camping and Music Festival, media outlets near and far have paid...
George Milburn

Meet George Milburn, a forgotten Oklahoma writer

Oklahoma produced several writers of note during the 1930s, when the state was thought to yield only dust and immigrants. Most of them were...

Imam: A Muslim is your brother from another mother

(Editor's Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though many...

Vital Conversations: Truth seekers can lose arguments

(Editor's Note: Vital Conversations is a running series of commentaries from various faith leaders. The series is sponsored by Phillips Theological Seminary, though many...
Bob Funk Jr

Q&A: Bob Funk Jr. — ‘Soccer can unify a community ‘

Bob Funk Jr. is perhaps best known as the owner of Oklahoma City's Energy FC. Before that, Funk Jr. was the owner of another...
Austin

Racial divide widens under Austin’s whitening

AUSTIN, Texas — The millennials have spoken. They have chosen this proudly odd capital city as their own, flooding it with startups and sustaining a...
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Love in the time of Google

DUBAI, United Arab Emirates — What would Cinderella’s story look like in 2015? In such a modern-day fairytale, our heroine might swap glass slippers for Louboutins, might be...
Ecuador

Giving is a mandala: If not, you’re doing it wrong

Three years ago, I went on a girls-only expedition to South America. The plan was, of course, to make it to Peru, where I...
Oktoberfest

Munich Oktoberfest: Migrants out of sight, not mind

MUNICH — I have been lucky enough to make the trek to Germany five of the past six years for Oktoberfest, but this year's...

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