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This is a rendering of the Boeing facility to be built near SE 59 and Air Depot. Groundbreaking on the $80 million structure was last week. [drawing provided]

For Boeing and others, Oklahoma offers friendly skies

Voices | Published: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Boeing is shifting jobs from its historic work centers in Washington state and Missouri to Oklahoma City, Jacksonville, Fla., and a site in Maryland. The company plans a 290,000-square-foot plant with space for about 800 employees. It should be up and running in about a year.

Oklahoma's Cole talks Trump, Iran, Planned Parenthood and Confederate flag flap

News | Published: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The longtime GOP lawmaker from Moore discusses gridlock in Congress and how efforts to unseat House Speaker Boehner are a distraction from what he sees as the real work at hand to help Oklahomans.

GUSHING INTO CUSHING: Oil fills major storage hub in small Oklahoma town

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Cushing, Oklahoma, is the country’s largest commercial storage hub. It is home to 57.7 million barrels of oil, or about 12.5 percent of the country’s commercial stockpiles. The percentage is up from 4.9 percent one year ago, when oil was still selling for about $100 a barrel.

Dollar's strength applies downward pressure to some crop prices in U.S.

Business | Published: Sun, Aug 2, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Crops and dollars headline this edition of Futures File, our weekly commodities round-up.

What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 2, 2015: Hear Eldredge Jackson play at the UCO Jazz Lab

A&E: Music | Updated: Mon, Jul 27, 2015 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Today's featured event:-Hear Oklahoma saxophonist Eldredge Jackson play his jazz/soul fusion sound at 6 tonight at the UCO Jazz Lab, 100 E 5.


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Churches offer back-to-school activities

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Churches offer back-to-school activities for students in the Oklahoma City metro area.

OU camp helps newcomers feel like Sooners

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Camp gives new students a chance to meet new friends and learn about life at the University of Oklahoma.

Just as many wildfires start with humans, so can prevention, experts say

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Since 1999, 63 percent of Oklahoma's wildfires have been classified as incendiary, according to data from the Oklahoma Forestry Services. That's a nebulous category that includes any fire that was set deliberately under circumstances in...

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