• Edmond gift shop, The Paper Lion, to close after 31 years

    By Brianna Bailey
    Business Writer |
    Updated: 5 hr ago

    A closing sale begins Thursday, and the Edmond, Oklahoma, boutique is expected to close by mid-summer.

  • Norman greets visitors from its Sister City Clermont-Ferrand, France

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Norman and Clermont-Ferrand, France have had a 21-year relationship as sister cities.

  • Theater review: 'Million Dollar Quartet' recalls rock 'n' roll royalty

    | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Theater review: The musical version of the actual 1956 jam session at Sun Records studio in Memphis, ‘Million Dollar Quartet,’ was staged Tuesday at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N Walker.

  • Edmond students will compete in Odyssey of the Mind finals

    From Staff Reports | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Edmond’s Sequoyah Middle School and Centennial Elementary School will travel to the Odyssey of the Mind world finals, May 20-24 at Michigan State University.

  • 10 of the most memorable movie moms ever

    Richard Hall | Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Whether they’re great or pisspoor at parenting, here are 10 of the most memorable movie moms ever.

  • Stargazing: Lunar lava tubes could support human colonies

    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Wayne Harris-Wyrick: If lunar lava tubes exist, they would make perfect locations for human settlements, protecting them from the radiation and extreme temperatures of the moon’s surface.

  • Fitness briefs

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    Fitness briefs

  • Children's playhouse giveaways to benefit CASA of Oklahoma County Inc.

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Oklahoma City companies, HSEarchitects and ARTform, have teamed up to produce one of the children’s playhouses for the Playhouse Parade to benefit CASA of Oklahoma County Inc.

  • Boy Scouts tell tales of adventure, misadventure

    By Beth Stephenson
    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: 14 hr ago

    Current and former Boy Scouts always have tales to tell from their adventures

  • Billy Graham

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    Billy Graham

  • George Will: Patrician blacksmith for president?

    By George F. Will | Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    WASHINGTON — America’s smallest state — one Nevada county is nearly eight times larger — has the longest name: In a 2010 referendum, voters kept the official title, State of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations. The state also has a dark-horse presidential candidate who is the only Democratic candidate so far who can shoe a horse. “Put a blacksmith in the White House” could be Lincoln Chafee’s slogan. A prep-school classmate of Jeb Bush at Andover, Chafee is a scion of one of Rhode Island’s Five Families. His implausible hope is to defeat Hillary Clinton’s implausible campaign to be anointed champion of, simultaneously, downtrodden Americans and foreign uranium magnates. He promises a third Barack Obama term:

  • Dear Abby

    | Updated: 14 hr ago

    Dear Abby: Cancer diagnosis is unlikely to thaw grandmother’s heart

  • Community briefs

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    Community briefs

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  • EPA compliance effort likely a waste of money for Oklahoma

    The Oklahoman Editorial | Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    ALTHOUGH they’ve differed on tactics, Gov. Mary Fallin, Attorney General Scott Pruitt and Republican lawmakers appear to agree that the state should not assist with implementation of the Environmental Protection Agency’s proposed Clean Power Plan. They have good reason for holding that view. The Clean Power Plan would require carbon dioxide emissions from power plants to be 30 percent lower by 2030 than they were in 2005. This effectively requires closure of many existing coal-fired power plants and construction of new power plants that rely on natural gas to replace them. Industry experts note that installation of new transmission line takes an average of six years. Yet the Clean Power Plan effectively requires Oklahoma

  • Oklahoma County public records for May 7

    Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    Oklahoma County public records for May 7, 2015

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    | Updated: 6 hr ago

    Oklahoma County public records for May 7, 2015

  • Collision with bus is fatal for Sequoyah school student

    Tulsa World |
    Updated: 6 hr ago

    CLAREMORE — A Sequoyah High School student died Wednesday when the SUV she was driving slid on a rain-slickened county road and struck a school bus carrying children from the Sequoyah district, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reported. Whitney Westmoreland, 18, of Claremore was killed in the crash, which happened on Rogers County Road 450 east of Claremore about 8:15 a.m., trooper Dwight Durant said. “The accident has hit our school and community right in the heart,” Superintendent Terry M. Saul said in a statement. “We are focusing on our people. We are comforting and counseling with students and employees that are in need.

  • Group wants grand jury to remove Tulsa sheriff

    Tulsa World |
    Published: Thu, May 7, 2015

    TULSA — The leader of an advocacy group filed a petition Wednesday requesting a grand jury investigation into the Tulsa County sheriff's office in an effort to remove Sheriff Stanley Glanz from office. In the event the petition is approved by a district judge, We the People Oklahoma will have 45 days to gather 5,000 signatures of registered Tulsa County voters. The request was filed with District Judge Carlos Chappelle, who has until Tuesday to review the petition.