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Gladys Erbar holds up a Hideaway Pizza menu in this 2009 photo. The photo — from liquortaxlawsuit.com — is part of the evidence in the 2011 lawsuits against restaurants and bars.

Oklahoma restaurants, consumer activists continue fight over mixed drink tax

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Most sued restaurants are fighting accusations they overcharged customers for mixed drinks. At stake in the dispute are millions of dollars. Around 100 restaurants have paid settlments.. The Legislature last year changed the law to prevent future lawsuits.

Special Care in Oklahoma City helps those with needs learn valuable life lessons

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Bri Johnson, 8, has learned many lessons about self-esteem, thanks in part to almost seven years that she has spent in programs at Special Care, an early childhood education center in Oklahoma City with specialized care and therapeutic services for children with and without special needs.

A 'temporary thing' at Urban Mission turns into a long-term blessing

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Peggy Garrett began working in 1980 at what is now the Urban Mission. She considered it something to do “in between gigs,” but 34 years later Garrett, 59, of Harrah, is still there. Today she is the executive director.

Michael Behenna: Once-imprisoned soldier looks ahead to his future

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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.

Berry Tramel: Destroying the 'wrong place at the wrong time' myth

News | Yesterday

JOE MIXON — Wrong place at the wrong time doesn’t always mean unlucky. Sometimes it means you placed yourself in the wrong place at the wrong time. What can coaches and teammates do to get through to young players that being out late and around alcohol is a sure way to find trouble?
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Two die Saturday from injuries sustained in crashes on Oklahoma roadways

News | Yesterday

Benjamin Heath Parr, 18, of Chickasha, and Keith Hedrick, 20, of Purcell, died Saturday from injuries sufffered in seperate crashes on Oklahoma roads, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported.

OU freshman Joe Mixon involved in altercation in Norman

Sports | Updated: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

NORMAN — Norman Police and the University of Oklahoma athletics department are investigating an alleged assault near the OU campus involving a Sooner football player. Norman police responded to the incident...

Oklahoma football: Sooners' other freshman running back, Samaje Perine, impressing team with his speed and strength

Sports | Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Samaje Perine’s older teammates raved about Perine’s strength at Big 12 Media Days.

NFL: After playing 11 seasons with the Minnesota Vikings, Kevin Williams signed with the Super Bowl champion Seattle Seahawks

Sports | Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

In a state that’s produced Heisman Trophy winners, electric wishbone stars and highlight-reel wide receivers, Kevin Williams’ NFL career has flown under the radar. Of the 80 players with Oklahoma...

Oklahomans in the NFL: Okies in NFL training camps

Sports | Published: Sun, Jul 27, 2014 | Comments Comment on this article Leave a comment

Other players with state ties in the NFL TULSA QB G.J. Kinne (Philadelphia): The former Conference USA Offensive Player of the Year will attend his third NFL camp after...

Man convicted of murder in Oklahoma City pharmacy shooting case faces new charges

News | Published: Fri, Jul 25, 2014

Jevontai Cartez Ingram, 19, has been charged in Oklahoma County District Court with first-degree robbery, first-degree burglary, domestic abuse by strangulation, domestic abuse against a pregnant woman and malicious destruction of...




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