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State, Norman officials look to move Griffin Memorial Hospital, sell acreage for development

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Griffin Memorial Hospital, which has been at the same site in Norman for more than a century, eventually would be relocated to nearby land that belongs to the state of Oklahoma. That will free up the property for redevelopment.

Oklahoma Child Death Review Board reports on leading causes of children's deaths

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The leading causes of death among Oklahoma children are unsafe sleep practices and traffic fatalities—both preventable, according to the state Child Death Review Board.

Exiting Oklahoma lawmakers, officials sometimes leave thousands in donations to charities

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State legislators and elected officials exiting the Capitol for the last time often give leftover campaign contributions to such charities, their reports show.

Queen of the Prairie festival rocks music lovers in Guthrie

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The two-day music celebration in Guthrie, Oklahoma, took place in the middle of Cottonwood Flats. The concert aimed to build on the momentum of 2013’s Gentlemen of the Road stopover and a series of Make Guthrie Weird street festivals.

Oklahoma musician Kyle Dillingham gets 'sweet sounds' from broken violins

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Classically trained violinist Kyle Dillingham, an Oklahoma native, used broken violins for is latest compilation called “Broken Beyond Repair.”

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Could marijuana grow like casinos in Oklahoma?

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Legal expert Gerald Jackson discusses a recent Justice Department policy announcement that treats tribal governments as true sovereigns, extending its policy for state marijuana legalization to lands within tribal governments’...

Movie review: 'Avengers: Age of Ultron'

A&E | Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

When Tony Stark jumpstarts a dormant peacekeeping program, things go terribly awry, forcing him, Thor, the Incredible Hulk and the rest of the Avengers to reassemble.

Exodus to Oklahoma

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40 years ago, Saigon fell to communist forces, and some South Vietnamese escaped the country any way they could. Many made their way to the United States and a few, eventually, to Oklahoma.

Industry Flea brings pop-up shops to Oklahoma City

MOOD | Updated: Thu, Apr 30, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Once a month, Oklahomans will have the opportunity to shop hyper-locally at the Industry Flea, which coincides with H&8th weekends, the last Fridays and Saturdays of each month until September. The Industry Flea is at 399 NW 10 in...

Uninsured Oklahoma City woman gets surgery free of charge, thanks to donated medical care

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Trisha Grider, 44, felt hopeless. She needed major hip surgery, but lacked health insurance and didn’t have the money to see a specialist. That changed, a few months ago, when an Oklahoma City nonprofit helped connect her with an...

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