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  • You should read Texas Monthly's awesome feature in honor of George Strait's final tour

    Matt Carney | Published: Mon, Jun 9, 2014

    George Strait’s The Cowboy Rides Away Tour met its end over the weekend, with one final show in Arlington. All-Texas-everything magazine Texas Monthly gave the occasion the longform feature treatment, offering up a 6,000-plus word gem from John Spong that did the King justice. You should...

  • WATCH: Son surprises father with amazing 57th birthday present

    Richard Hall | Updated: Sat, Jun 7, 2014

    The younger man shown in this video was 8 years old when he made a promise to his father that he’d get him a 1957 Chevrolet Bel Air for his 57th birthday. As you can see, he kept true to his word. Here’s what the son said about the gift and video: Growing up my […]

  • RIP CityWalk

    Matt Carney | Updated: Fri, Jun 6, 2014

    CityWalk may be dead, but the memories of those who partied there will live on forever. Or at least as long as our servers hold out. With this week’s announcement of the demise of CityWalk, business editor Don Mecoy pointed out to me that the NewsOK database —which also stores old photos...

  • Photos: D-Day then and now

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Jun 6, 2014

    Today marks the 70th anniversary of the landings at Normandy, which is the largest seaborne invasion in history that eventually led to an Allied victory in World War II. More than 4,000 lost their lives during the invasion in order to pave the way for a better today. There are some striking...

  • Share your black-and-white image; get published in The Oklahoman

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Jun 6, 2014

    I’m an Instagram user now. I wrote about how I would start using that account more in weeks to come, and I have. I like it. It’s really easy to use, and it helps make my photos look better than they really are. I just need to decide how I use my Instagram account to […]

  • The Oklahoman online: Any way you want it

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Sun, Jun 1, 2014

    I spoke with a subscriber to The Oklahoman last week. He had a request for a specific piece of content on the platform where he gets the daily editions of The Oklahoman. He likes the stories. But he also wants to see the baseball boxscores and standings every day. Those conversations usually...

  • Vegetarians, vegans be warned: E. coli outbreak in hummus, walnuts and dips

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, May 23, 2014

    Earlier this week a ground beef recall weighing in at 1.8 million pounds happened due to some nasty E. coli. Now that recall is about to gain some weight thanks to contaminated hummus, walnuts and other dips. CNN reports folks in Idaho and Washington have gotten sick from eating raw clover...

  • Feedback from readers greater than every award

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, May 16, 2014

    Last Sunday, we published a piece in The Oklahoman titled, “Deadly Force.” It was researched and written by Juliana Keeping, and it detailed the police shootings in Oklahoma City over the past 10 years. We also built a special presentation on NewsOK, including an interactive graphic with...

  • 5 things I learned from buying a storm shelter

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, May 16, 2014

    My wife and I finally got a storm shelter. We’re not sure what took us so long, but last year’s severe weather season made up our mind for us. Our outdoor shelter was installed earlier this week, and here are some things I learned from the entire process.

  • Last night's OKC Thunder win summed up in one awesome gif

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, May 14, 2014

    Last night’s Oklahoma City Thunder 105-104 win over the Los Angeles Clippers was something else. It was a tense final minute of play, and this gif sums everything up pretty well: Courtesy Kendall Brown on Facebook:

  • WATCH: Anchor drops the smackdown after viewers complained about tornado coverage

    Richard Hall | Updated: Wed, May 14, 2014

    We here in Oklahoma are all-too familiar with severe weather, and I can’t think of a single person who ever gets upset that news stations cut into scheduled programming so they can give us weather updates. Apparently some folks in South Dakota aren’t as appreciative as us, because a local...

  • WATCH: Cat saves boy being attacked by dog

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, May 14, 2014

    Cats might treat you like their servants and furniture, but they got it where it counts. Like this cat, who was filmed drop-kicking the living daylights out of a dog that was attacking the cat’s little human: The father uploaded the video to YouTube earlier today, and wrote this about it:...



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