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Damage from Wednesday's tornadoes at the Kids USA day care facility on South Robinson is shown on Thursday, March 26, 2015 in Moore, Okla. Photo by Steve Sisney, The Oklahoman

Tornadoes leave south Oklahoma City day care center in ruin

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By the time Darcie Clark made it to the Kids USA day care center she runs in south Oklahoma City Thursday morning, its roof was lying on the ground and pieces of playground equipment were hanging at a nearby construction site. Moore residents, officials say they can handle tornadoes
8 Moore schools sustain damage, all but hardest hit to open Friday

What is it that seems to make the Moore area a magnet for wicked weather?

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Answers range from the scientific to the spiritual, but even experts admit to being somewhat flummoxed by the phenomenon.

Daniel Orton opens up about Manny Pacquiao, life after the Thunder

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Since being waived by the Thunder in October 2013, Daniel Orton has been signed and waived by, well, a lot of teams.

Washington Examiner: Further reform of FOIA would be welcomed

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The Freedom of Information Act is one of the crown jewels of the modern American republic. The law, which requires public access to most government documents and communications, has made...

Oklahoma Senate committee passes builder registration bill despite doubts

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More work will have to be done before the Oklahoma Professional Residential and Commercial Builders Registration Act goes much further, according to the Oklahoma State Home Builders Association, which wants...


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OKC district plans limited participation in Capitol education rally

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Last year’s rally drew an estimated 25,000. Promoters of Monday’s event hope to double that number.

Oilfield unemployment rises on low oil prices

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Nine months after the price of oil began its most recent collapse, the pain is beginning to be felt at the unemployment line, especially in rural parts of the state.

Park Avenue retail study recommends making street more inviting to pedestrians

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Unmet demand exists for shops, entertainment and restaurants in the central business district, city official says.

Oklahoma's Tinker Air Force Base logistics complex welcomes new commander

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Brig. Gen. Mark Johnson is only just starting his new job at Tinker Air Force Base. But for many of the airmen there, he’s a familiar face at Oklahoma’s Tinker Air Force Base.

UCO presents 'The Magic Flute' adaptation for children in Edmond

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The University of Central Oklahoma School of Music will present a children’s adaption of Mozart’s opera “The Magic Flude.” Performances are Saturday, Sunday, Tuesday and Wednesday.

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