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  • 'Ducky Dynasty' fiasco: A&E made all the right decisions

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Dec 28, 2013

    This entire “Ducky Dynasty” thing is interesting, and somewhat humorous. A&E made the right decisions across the board. Not for any moral or ethical reason, but for business reasons. Which should always be their chief concern. The large majority of “Ducky Dynasty” viewers aren’t members...

  • and What's the difference?

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Dec 27, 2013

    The last two years have been wild for and In 2012, we launched as a complement to the digital products for readers of The Oklahoman. It was a different experience tailored for those who like the streamlined, daily news that’s packaged and organized in...

  • 2013 in review: What you were looking at on NewsOK

    Richard Hall | Updated: Thu, Dec 26, 2013

    With 2014 just days away, I thought it’d be a good idea to share with you what you found most interesting and worthy of your time on NewsOK this past year. We’re talking articles, videos and photos, and even social media posts.

  • Spreading a little Christmas joy, Vine style

    Richard Hall | Updated: Wed, Dec 25, 2013

    This time of year is all about family, friends, the spirit of giving, and (for many) faith. We humans have always had ways of expressing how we feel about the Christmas season, and one of the more festive is through song.

  • Take time Christmas week to read (and watch) one of NewsOK's best stories

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    It’s Christmas week. Seems like an odd time to flash back to Thanksgiving, but I’m going for it. As we approached Thanksgiving Day, editor Kelly Dyer Fry made a point to demand that we tell our best stories. It’s the biggest paper of the year.

  • You have to see this: A college dream comes true

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Dec 20, 2013

    College is a dream for many people, and 20-year-old Rion Holcombe just had his dream come true.

  • Feel free to laugh: Toronto Mayor Rob Ford is dancing, dancing, dancing!

    Richard Hall | Published: Wed, Dec 18, 2013

    There are a lot of glorious things in this world, and here’s one of them: That’s the infamous Rob Ford, Toronto mayor and self-professed crack smoker, dancing in the council chambers like he doesn’t have a care in the world. The second link above has a proper video of Ford’s dance moves, but...

  • See what happens: Woman kicks snow in cat's face, hilarity ensues

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Dec 17, 2013

    As a piece of furniture to three cats, I’ve learned a thing or two about felines: They walk softly but keep their claws sharp, and they don’t take trash from anyone. This woman from Detroit learned both lessons the hard way: By being a dummy.

  • MAPS Turns 20 -- NewsOK has a page for it

    BY ALAN HERZBERGER | Updated: Fri, Dec 13, 2013

    Subscribers to The Oklahoman got something extra in the newspaper last Sunday. December marks the 20th anniversary of the original MAPS vote. It happened on Dec. 14, 1993. I remember the vote well. It was my first year in the Oklahoma City metro area.

  • Remembering Sandy Hook through one family's eyes

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Dec 13, 2013

    Saturday marks the anniversary of the 2012 school shooting in Sandy Hook Elementary School in Newtown, Conn. This video has been making the rounds this week. It comes from Robbie and Alissa Parker, who lost their daughter Emilie on Dec. 14, 2012.

  • Oklahoma City site offers ice climbing on a small scale

    Tiffany Gibson | Published: Wed, Dec 11, 2013

    For today’s Vine, we decided to focus on Chris Landsberger’s amazing ice climbing photo that ran on the front page. If you missed it, check it out here: Chris snapped the photo while Cruz McCarty scaled a sheet of ice on the outside of an old grain silo at Rocktown Climbing Gym on...

  • #ObamaFuneralSelfie: YOLO, right?

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Dec 10, 2013

    Today is Nelson Mandela’s memorial service and President Barack Obama is there alongside many other world leaders. There’s a lot of chatter on the Web about Obama shaking hands with Cuban president Raul Castro, because of communism stuffs and all that.

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