• The Oklahoma City bombing 20 years later: The Oklahoman and OETA remember

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Sun, Apr 5, 2015

    Two weeks from today, Oklahoma will have a somber morning. We will be silent and remember. It’s been 20 years since April 19, 1995. We all know what that day has meant to our state. So many words can describe the emotions that have resulted from the events of that morning and all the anniversaries that have […]

  • 5 interesting Oklahoma places you need to check out

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Apr 2, 2015

    Oklahoma is full of interesting things: unique state symbols, obscure facts and some beautiful yet creepy abandoned places around the state. But it doesn’t stop there! Here are just 5 of the many interesting Oklahoma places you should check out.

  • OU SAE racist video scandal: 5 things we learned from David Boren's press conference

    Richard Hall | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    University of Oklahoma President David Boren disclosed findings today of the investigation into the racist chant sang by members of the University of Oklahoma Sigma Alpha Epsilon fraternity that was caught on video earlier this month. Here are five things we learned from the press conference. No. 5 – The chant itself Boren said the […]

  • NewsOK Now: When we can't be there, you can

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Our photographers are quick to action any time there is breaking news around our communities. I honestly don’t know a harder-working, more conscientious group of journalists. When news happens, you can be certain The Oklahoman’s photographers will be quick to have a photo gallery on NewsOK and the shot of the day the following day […]

  • 10 actors who had bit parts on 'X-Files' before they got famous

    Matt Carney | Published: Fri, Mar 27, 2015

    Growing up in the ‘90s, my parents would buy several hours’ worth of road trip silence (the most valuable kind of silence) from my brother, sister and I by popping a VHS tape into the mini-TV in the back of the family van, the kind that drew its power via cigarette lighter adapter. At one […]

  • Dangerous Oklahoma weather: 8 tornado/storm terms you need to know

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, Mar 26, 2015

    Oklahomans aren’t strangers to severe spring weather, and last night’s swath of storms has everyone saying, “I love Oklahoma, but this weather…”

  • 10 denied personalized Oklahoma license plates

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 24, 2015

    Here are 10 personalized Oklahoma license plate requests denied by the great state of Oklahoma (and, let me tell you: it’s highbrow stuff)

  • 5 things movies taught me: The Goonies

    Richard Hall | Published: Sat, Mar 21, 2015

    Movies hold a very special place in my heart. Not only as a form of entertainment, but as an unrivaled art form that has taught me a number of things. This week’s movie is “The Goonies,” the 1985 classic starring Sean Astin and Josh Brolin.

  • Putting The Oklahoman in your pocket

    Alan Herzberger | Published: Fri, Mar 20, 2015

    I joined the boss at the Rotary Club 29 meeting in downtown Oklahoma City this past Tuesday afternoon. From our downtown office, getting to the Petroleum Club atop the Cotter Ranch Tower is easy – much easier than when we were stationed at Britton and Broadway. I certainly can’t complain about the one-block rush to […]

  • WATCH: Drone footage of downtown Oklahoma City

    BY TIFFANY GIBSON, tgibson@opubco.com | Updated: Tue, Mar 17, 2015

    What does the Oklahoma City skyline and Civic Center look like from a drone?

  • Basketball madness on NewsOK: Where the games begin

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Mar 13, 2015

    Where will you be on Thursday? A restaurant with lots of TVs? A sports bar? Your house? A spring break vacation destination? Maybe you’ll be planted at the office with an eye on NewsOK’s  live scoreboard. Wherever you will be, I suspect you will have some idea of the college basketball games that will start […]

  • 3 Oklahoma businesses make list of Best Companies to Work For

    Richard Hall | Published: Mon, Mar 9, 2015

    Fortune has released their annual list of 100 Best Companies to Work For, and three Oklahoma companies made the cut. They are: Devon Energy Rank: 38 From Fortune: The pride of Oklahoma City, oil and gas driller formed partnership with an inner-city school, Mark Twain Elementary, to provide one-on-one tutoring of students. 240 Devon employees […]

  • See your favorite team's score up in lights

    Alan Herzberger | Updated: Fri, Mar 6, 2015

    The digital video screen on the corner of Robinson and Sheridan outside our new downtown offices is quite the hit. It’s a conversation starter for sure. And most of the conversations end with something like, “I just think that screen is cool.” I think they mean it, too. In my business, people rarely say nice […]

  • Is this what Russell Westbrook's medical mask will look like?

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Film producer/funny guy/Enid High School graduate Mark Potts shared an “exclusive” image of the medical mask Russell Westbrook is rumored to be wearing while he recovers from last week’s face injury: It’s just another example of why Bill Hader applauded Potts earlier this year.

  • 5 Oklahoma state symbols you might not have known about

    Richard Hall | Published: Tue, Mar 3, 2015

    Oklahoma has a healthy number of state symbols, some of which you might have read about before. Like the state bird (Scissor-Tailed Flycatcher), state animal (bison), state tree (redbud) and state meal (almost everything). But here are 5 Oklahoma state symbols you might not have known about. No. 5 – Yes, we have a state […]




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