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A lone jogger makes his way around a pond near Britton Road and I-235 on February 12, 2013, in Oklahoma City. Photo by Doug Hoke, The Oklahoman Archives

As winter arrives, more than 60 percent of Oklahoma remains in drought

News | Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

When it started raining in the Panhandle last August, it was the first time Bob Apple had seen it in a while. He hasn’t seen much of it since then, either.

Oklahomans cherish Christmas photos from the past

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Perhaps more than any other holiday, Christmas fills us with nostalgia — and unabashedly so. Nothing sweetens a memory more than time, and on no other day than Christmas does the past so welcomely intrude upon the present.

That’s where photographs come in.

Oklahoma City home's light display becomes holiday hotspot

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

An Oklahoma City home is turned into a holiday hotspot during the Christmas season with its dancing lights synchronized with a custom radio station.

Sign of the times: The Oklahoman's Big Screen lights up downtown OKC

Business | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

The testing of The Oklahoman’s Big Screen is nearly finished and the first step of the company’s move back to downtown Oklahoma City begins Monday with programming in bright lights that will include news, weather, advertising, sports and fun.

Childhood fascination led to career of providing weather information to help people be safe

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comment on this article Leave a comment

Bryan Painter: After being fascinated with weather as a child, Mike Foster would go on to work 27 years for the National Weather Service, a career that included leading the Norman forecast office as the meteorologist in charge from 2000 until his retirement in 2012.


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Man dies after overnight shooting during Stillwater party

News | Updated: 6 hr ago

Alexander Vierling, 21, was attending a party at a Stillwater apartment in the 500 block of South West Street when he was shot in the head, police said. Vierling was taken to...

Oklahoma City homeowner fatally shoots burglar, police say

News | Yesterday

A homeowner fatally shot a burglar in the 2400 block of N Moulton Drive about 3:15 p.m. Saturday, Oklahoma City police said.

Oklahoma State football: Spike in junior-college transfers breaks normal mold for Cowboys

Sports | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

OSU added five mid-year enrollees from the junior college ranks last week. It’s the largest group of its kind coach Mike Gundy has brought in since 2008, when the Cowboys...

Silver Alert issued for Blanchard woman

News | Published: Sun, Dec 21, 2014

Louise Hennig, 73, was last seen about 6 p.m. Sunday in the Blanchard area, Blanchard police reported. No clothing description was provided. She was driving a silver, 2013 Kia Rio with Oklahoma...

Live Coverage: Thunder vs. Pelicans

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The Oklahoma City Thunder returns home from its West Coast trip to take on the New Orleans Pelicans. Follow our live coverage with Anthony Slater, Darnell Mayberry and more from...



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