Oklahoma City's Kendrick Perkins (5) defends Memphis' Mike Conley (11) as he shoots a basket during Game 2 in the first round of the NBA playoffs between the Oklahoma City Thunder and the Memphis Grizzlies at Chesapeake Energy Arena in Oklahoma City, Monday, April 21, 2014. Photo by Sarah Phipps, The Oklahoman

Oklahoma City Thunder: Nice guy Mike Conley rewarded

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Memphis point guard Mike Conley won the 2014 Joe Dumars Trophy, the NBA’s sportsmanship award, the league announced Thursday. Players voted on the award.

Interesting, in that for the Thursday Oklahoman I wrote about Russell Westbrook’s matchup with Conley and that despite no how likeable Conley is, Westbrook needs to view him as a mortal enemy, since that drives Westbrook.

Oklahoma City bike bar allows customers bike tour of downtown and beer flights

Business | Published: Thu, Apr 24, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Weighing about 2,000 pounds and powered exclusively by 10 sets of bicycle pedals, the Bricktown Bike Bar isn’t the fastest way to get around downtown Oklahoma City, but it might have the best refreshments. More Business

Oklahoma Supreme Court lets executions go forward

News | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Clayton Derrell Lockett and Charles Frederick Warner are now scheduled to be put to death by lethal injection next Tuesday. Oklahoma to have first double execution since 1937

Oklahoma City man accused in plot to poison girlfriend with ricin

News | Updated: 13 hr ago

An Oklahoma City man is accused of attempting to hire someone to pose as a pizza delivery driver in order to poison his girlfriend and kill her unborn child, court documents show.

Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts: An artist's life is perfect for Mike Kemper

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When Mike Kemper was a child, he went to the Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts more times than he could count. His mother, Gillian Kemper, was an established artist who exhibited here off and on for 30 years. More Arts








Oklahoma House approves tax cut, sends bill to Gov. Mary Fallin

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A bill cutting Oklahoma’s top income tax rate by 0.25 percent was approved by the state House of Representatives on Wednesday and is on its way to the governor.

Authorities: Dozen arrested in Oklahoma ranch meth lab investigation

News | Published: Wed, Apr 23, 2014

Rogers County sheriff's deputies arrested a dozen people who had been operating a meth lab from their rural private ranch following a months long investigation.

Sheriffs in Oklahoma concerned about sudden loss of state inmates — and income

News | Updated: Tue, Apr 22, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

New Oklahoma Department of Corrections Director Robert Patton has moved aggressively to reduce the backlog of state prison inmates backed up in county jails. Some county sheriffs and commissioners aren’t happy about it and showed up at...


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