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Vikings bar Peterson from all team activities

MINNEAPOLIS — After a day of public pressure from angry fans and concerned sponsors, the Minnesota Vikings have reversed course and placed star running back Adrian Peterson on the exempt-commissioner’s permission list, a move that will require him to stay away from the team while he addresses child abuse charges in Texas.
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Deck buckles on Oklahoma City's SkyDance Bridge

News | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Temporary repairs to the SkyDance Bridge deck should be completed “within a day or two,” Oklahoma City public works officials said Tuesday.

Private autopsy suggests asphyxia caused death during struggle at Warren Theatre

News | Updated: 7 hr ago

An attorney for the family of Luis Rodriguez, who died Feb. 15 after a scuffle with law enforcement outside the Warren Theatre in Moore, plans to file a lawsuit as early as next week. Results of a private autopsy on Rodriguez differ from findings by the Oklahoma state medical examiner, the family’s attorney said.

Supreme Court may review constitutionality of law to refurbish crumbling state Capitol

News | Updated: 9 hr ago | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Attorney Jerry Fent has filed a formal objection, saying the law funding repairs to the Oklahoma Capitol is unconstitutional.

Oklahoma attorney general's office argues media has no right to view executions

News | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

In a response filed Tuesday to a federal lawsuit, the Oklahoma attorney general’s office argued the media have no defined First Amendment protections that would keep the state from closing the blinds on an execution or allowing the media to witness the insertion of an IV.

Pizza Revolution: Locals put their spin on the traditional pizza joint

Life | Published: Tue, Sep 16, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

An Oklahoma City restaurant group introduces Revolve Pizza Kitchen, a fast-casual concept serving made-from-scratch pizza and pasta.





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Theater Review: Oklahoma Shakespeare in the Park's 'Macbeth'

News | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The three witches played a much bigger part, nearly stealing the show from expanded battle scenes and the fine performances of the two principals, in the staging of “Macbeth” at Myriad Gardens Water Stage, 301 W Reno.

Concert review: Kelli O'Hara is joyous delight in Oklahoma show

A&E | Published: Wed, Sep 17, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Kelli O’Hara, an Oklahoma native who has become the darling of Broadway, returned home Monday to open Armstrong Auditorium’s 2014-15 concert series. Sharing the stage with the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and guest conductor Ted Sperling,...

OU students develop software to alert truckers to hazardous weather conditions

News | Updated: 8 hr ago | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

A group of University of Oklahoma students has used data from the National Weather Center to develop a new web-based application that alerts truckers to hazardous weather conditions on the road.

Skunks are plentiful and raising a stink in central Oklahoma this year

News | Updated: Mon, Sep 15, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Oklahoma’s rainfall and cooler temperatures have been good for skunks this year. More skunks are roaming urban areas.



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