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Parents, teachers attend Oklahoma education rally at state Capitol

Parents and teachers target legislators Monday in Oklahoma City for a lobbying push to bring more resources to public education. View photos and follow updates here.

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Education supporters at the education rally at the Capitol sponsored by the Oklahoma Education Coalition Monday, March 30, 2015. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman

Teachers jam state Capitol to demand more support for public education

News | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Teachers waited in line at checkpoints to get in the building, filled the halls outside lawmakers’ offices and gathered outside with signs, including “It’s hard to race to the top, when you’re starting at 49th.”

Sooners RB Keith Ford suspended for academic and team rules violations

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Oklahoma’s crowded running back field opened up a little bit Monday, when Sooners coach Bob Stoops announced junior running back Keith Ford has been suspended indefinitely for academic and team rules violations.

19 high-paying jobs for people who don't like stress

Business | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Think there's no such thing as a high-paying, low-stress job?

Oklahoma women who've had C-sections have options with second birth

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One night during birthing class, Greg Smith told his wife he was afraid of her dying during childbirth.

Oklahoma City "Haunted House" restaurant goes up for auction

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“It’s one of the best unknown landmarks in Oklahoma City — if you ask 10 people, most have never heard of it.”

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Merle Haggard shines on with Oklahoma benefit concert

News | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015

On Thursday, the hard-touring “Okie from Muskogee” singer-songwriter will begin a run of three Oklahoma performances with a fundraising show for the innovative program S.H.I.N.E. and its nonprofit foundation.

Dave Says: Paying for grades can be a teaching tool

Life | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Dave Ramsey: You’re certainly not obligated to pay children for work or grades, but if you don’t do some of this – and teach them the proper ways to...

2015 Oklahoma Historians Hall of Fame honorees announced

News | Published: Mon, Mar 30, 2015 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

The honorees are Sally Bourne Ferrell, Chandler; Jimmie Lewis Franklin, Las Vegas, Nevada; Edwin C. McReynolds, deceased and John Wooley, Foyil.

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