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Big win gave walk-on linebacker Caleb Gastelum a night he won't forget

Sports Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

NORMAN — Fans streamed toward the exits, players headed toward the locker room, and still, Caleb Gastelum lingered on the Owen Field turf. He talked with family. He posed for pictures. He soaked in everything. Hard...

OSU report card: Grades reflect Cowboys' inspired play vs. No. 1 Florida State

Sports | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Wild night in Arlington. The Cowboys didn’t always play well, but they played valiantly in taking top-ranked Florida State to the wire in a 37-31 loss, and the grades reflect OSU’s inspired play:

Thousands of Oklahomans are 'underemployed' and looking for quality jobs

Business | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

More than 55,000 in Oklahoma struggle to find full-time work

Former Oklahoman journalist draws out a spiritual journey with second career as an artist

A&E | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Renee Lawrence left her almost 30-year career at The Oklahoman in 2012 to pursue a full-time art career, specializing in detailed pen-and-ink portraits of people and animals. She is showing her work for the fifth straight year at Arts Festival Oklahoma, the longtime Labor Day weekend event that begins Saturday at Oklahoma City Community College.

Film screening highlights 36th annual Arts Festival Oklahoma at Oklahoma City Community College

News | Published: Sat, Aug 30, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

A newly remastered version of the musical film “Oklahoma!” is a highlight of this year’s Arts Festival Oklahoma, running through Monday at Oklahoma City Community College.

North to Alaska on a motorcycle and back for Oklahoma City riders

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Dan Maxey, owner of Maxey’s Motorsports in Oklahoma City, rode a motorcycle to northern parts of Alaska and back this summer. The trip was over 11,800 miles.

Taking Stock: Be aware that annuities carry commissions, fees

Business | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Malcolm Berko: Dividend-paying blue chips might be a better choice, Berko says.

'Local control' not worth much if locals don't participate

Voices | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

POPULIST sentiment, which remains strong in Oklahoma, sees local government as most responsive to the people because it’s closest to the people. But as has often been noted, “local...

Tyreek Hill lives up to hype

Sports Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014

ARLINGTON, Texas – As the Florida State opener neared and the noise showering praise on Tyreek Hill soared, many started to wonder if Hill could possibly live up to the hype? Possibly? Definitively.

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OU football: Ejection of Jordan Evans, suspension of Frank Shannon force Sooners to deal with LB depth issues

Sports | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

NORMAN — On Louisiana Tech’s third drive Saturday night vs. Oklahoma, the Sooners were forced to deal with their depth issues at linebacker. With Frank Shannon held out as he...

Remote patrol: Oklahoma State earns respect from Chris Fowler, Kirk Herbstreit

Sports | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Chris Fowler, who made his debut after replacing Brent Musburger as play-by-play announcer, said, “Give the credit to Oklahoma State. The roster of young, fresh faces has shown grit and...

George F. Will: Paul Ryan's way forward

Voices | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

WASHINGTON — To take the measure of this uncommonly interesting public man, begin with two related facts about him. Paul Ryan has at least 67 cousins in his Wisconsin hometown of Janesville,...

National Right to Work official: It's 'Labor' Day, not 'Union' Day

Voices | Published: Sun, Aug 31, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Most Americans realize that Labor Day is about celebrating workers and their contribution to our free society, but that won’t stop union bosses from stealing the spotlight to push...

Economics professor: U.S. needs to find ways to work less

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As we celebrate the American labor movement on Monday, a sad fact we must face is that Americans work more than their counterparts in other wealthy countries, and it doesn’...



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    Texas A&M win means $1M in furniture for fans
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    In just 6 months, 37,477 illegal immigrant kids released, only 280 deported
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    'Tragic accident': Family of Uzi mishap victim doesn't blame girl
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    Republican Governor Agrees To Expand Medicaid In His State
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    Joan Rivers joked about her death day before surgery scare: 'I'm 81 — I could go at any moment'
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    KOCO: OG&E warns metro about scammers
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SPECIAL PRESENTATIONS

The play that changed it all

Sports Published: Mon, Aug 11, 2014

In a Bedlam game that produced a clutch 41-yard field goal during a 4.5-magnitude earthquake, a fake field goal touchdown that evoked memories of Bob Stoops’ early years in Norman and Blake Bell’s perfect spiral landing...

Michael Behenna looks ahead to his future

News Updated: Sat, Jul 26, 2014

Four months after his release from U.S. Disciplinary Barracks at Fort Leavenworth, Michael Behenna is beginning his new life as a ranch hand in Medford.

Questions remain at epicenter of quake trend

News Updated: Tue, Aug 26, 2014

Oklahoma is a seismically active state crisscrossed with thousands of natural fault lines. But seismic activity has spiked over the past five years, leading scientists, regulators, industry representatives and the general...

Civil rights history: How did we get here?

News Published: Sun, Jun 29, 2014

Fifty years ago this week, President Lyndon B. Johnson signed into law the 1964 Civil Rights Act.

A decade of OKCPD shootings

News Updated: Mon, May 12, 2014

Enterprise reporter Juliana Keeping sifts through the data on ten years' worth of shootings by the Oklahoma City Police Department.