Friday, February 28, 2020

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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...
wine

Pick the perfect wine for a suave moment

You are holding a wine menu. Across from you, sitting expectantly, is your client / boss / the brunette with secretary glasses who shares...
economy sharing

Sharing economy helps travelers see good in the world

LAUSANNE, Switzerland — The new wave of companies revolutionizing how we sleep in foreign cities and get rides home has sparked criticism from Oklahoma...
Piñata Store better than Whole Foods

Hole in wall a better value than Whole Foods

I awoke one morning this August to a story about three stalks of asparagus submerged in water. The Internet is a horrible mistress to find in...
Oklahoma public meetings

Oklahoma public meetings in September

(Editor's Note: Here, from our NonDoc base in Oklahoma's capital city, we want people to remember that The Oklahoma Open Meeting Act ensures access to Oklahoma public...
Sweden

A glimpse of Sweden

I like to travel. My wife and I like to stash extra cash and get away for parts of the summer — that time of year...
Backwoods poster

You probably haven’t heard, but Backwoods fest is ludicrous

You probably haven't heard of something called Backwoods Music and Camping Festival. And I don't mean that in a holier-than-thou-hipster kind of way. I mean this weekend's...
Dr. Gordon Deckert

Dr. Gordon Deckert still preaching health after 85 years

Dr. Gordon Deckert is angry. He's talking about the state of health care in America today, about childhood obesity and adult onset diabetes, about doctors...
pill

Health official: ‘We are a pill-popping nation’

NORMAN — More people die of prescription drug abuse annually in Oklahoma than die in motor-vehicle crashes, according to a 2015 report by the...

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