• Landmark Oklahoma City restaurant goes up for auction

    By Brianna Bailey, Business Writer | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Owner hoping for buyer to continue the eatery’s 51-year tradition of service in northeast Oklahoma City.

  • Oklahoma regional robotics competition stresses problem-solving, collaboration

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Updated: 1 hr ago

    Cox Convention Center hosts a two-day robotics event billed as a ‘sport for the mind’ for students.

  • Egypt's president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Egypt's president says leaders at summit have agreed to create a joint Arab military force.

  • Arab leaders say military strikes in Yemen will continue until rebels withdraw, surrender arms

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    SHARM EL-SHEIKH, Egypt (AP) — Arab leaders say military strikes in Yemen will continue until rebels withdraw, surrender arms.

  • During tornado season in Oklahoma, planning ahead is key to staying safe

    By Silas Allen, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Rick Smith, warning coordination meteorologist at the National Weather Service’s Norman office, said planning ahead is critical to tornado safety in Oklahoma. When a tornado is bearing down, it’s too late to make a plan, he said.

  • Oklahoma education rally expects to draw thousands to state Capitol

    By Tim Willert, Staff Writer | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Parents and teachers will target legislators Monday at the state Capitol for a lobbying push to bring more resources to public education in Oklahoma.

  • Oklahoma journalists to be inducted into Hall of Fame

    From staff reports | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Robby Trammell, news director for The Oklahoman and NewsOK.com, is among 12 outstanding journalists scheduled to be inducted April 30 into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame.

  • Oklahoma Watch: State's prisons cut care for many mentally ill inmates

    By Clifton Adcock, Oklahoma Watch | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma Watch: According to the Oklahoma Corrections Department, about a third of prison inmates exhibit signs of a serious mental illness. The number has increased by nearly a third over two years, to 9,432 inmates in 2014, Corrections Department records show.

  • Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, March 29, 2015

    By Rick M. Green, Capitol Bureau | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Rick M. Green: Oklahoma Capitol Boxscore for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • Oklahoma medical news briefs

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma medical news briefs for Sunday, March 29, 2015

  • Oklahoma education notes for March 29, 2015

    Updated: 11 hr ago

    Oklahoma education notes for March 29, 2015

  • D.C. Notes: Some House members want top aides to live in Oklahoma but travel frequently to Washington

    | Updated: 17 hr ago

    Chris Casteel: D.C. Notes for Sunday, March 29, 2015.

  • Animal shelters across nation open camps to teach children

    By Sue Manning
    The Associated Press |
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    LOS ANGELES — Children who love to dance, act or play sports have summer camps specialized just for them. But many parents don't realize that kids who are passionate about pets can have the same immersive experience. Thousands of youngsters ages 6 to 17 will attend day camps this summer at hundreds of animal shelters across the country. The urge to nurture animals starts early — especially with pets becoming key parts of families — giving rise to the popularity of programs that offer budding veterinarians and other young animal lovers a way to help dogs and cats and learn the responsibilities of owning pets.

  • A new approach to business telephone

    BY JOHN ODGERS
    Field Marketing Manager, Cox Business Oklahoma |
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Depending on a company's size and needs, commercial telephone systems can represent a significant capital investment. From small to medium-sized businesses, upfront telephone hardware costs can be $50,000 and higher. IP Centrex from Cox Business now offers companies an all-new option that requires no upfront hardware costs. This cloud-based phone system eliminates the complexity of traditional PBX or key systems, and unites an entire business on a single communications platform. “Our new IP Centrex product is a game changer for many companies,” said Ashley Perkins, sales director for Cox Business.

  • BioSummit showcases funding sources for Oklahoma researchers

    By Jim Stafford
    For The Oklahoman |
    Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Through the efforts of the Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation and the Oklahoma Center for the Advancement of Science and Technology, national experts with venture capital firms, the National Institutes of Health and National Institute on Drug Abuse and the U.S. Department of Agriculture are coming to Oklahoma City .

  • Air pollution takes a double toll on babies' brains, research shows

    By Geoffrey Mohan
    Los Angeles Times Tribune News Service |
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    A common pollutant in vehicle exhaust, power plant emissions and secondhand cigarette smoke can shrink white matter in fetal brains and cause further developmental damage during the toddler years, a new study suggests. Prenatal exposure to polycyclic aromatic hydrocarbons (PAHs), a byproduct of incomplete combustion of organic material, was correlated with reduced white matter on the left side of children's brains during their toddler years, according to the study published online Wednesday in the journal JAMA Psychiatry.

  • Taking Stock: Health care investments seem to be prescription for a healthy portfolio

    | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    Malcolm Berko: Booming health care spending boosts the industry and there are plumes of gold dust in the air for those wise enough to purchase the right investments.

  • Study offers clearer picture of causes for teen drivers' crashes

    By Michael Muskal
    Los Angeles Times Tribune News Service |
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Distractions play a larger role than previously thought in automobile accidents and were responsible for about six of every 10 moderate to severe crashes, according to a study released last week. The study, by the AAA Foundation for Traffic Safety, analyzed about 1,700 videos taken from inside crash vehicles. About 963,000 drivers ages 16 to 19 were involved in police-reported crashes in the United States in 2013, the most recent year for available data. These crashes resulted in 383,000 injuries and 2,865 deaths. Top distractors 15 percent: Driver interacting with

  • N.M. governor signs bill reorganizing law enforcement

    | Published: Sun, Mar 29, 2015

    SANTA FE, NM — Gov. Susana Martinez on Friday signed a bill that will reorganize the state Department of Public Safety. The bill, sponsored by Sen. Sander Rue, R-Albuquerque, will merge the three law enforcement divisions in the department — the New Mexico State Police, the Motor Transportation Police Division and the Special Investigations Division — into what will be known as the New Mexico State Police Division. This merger will move the approximately 150 commissioned officers in the latter two divisions out of the classified personnel system managed by the State Personnel Office and into the New Mexico State Police exempt personnel system.

  • Kingfisher County healthiest in Oklahoma, new information finds

    By Ruth Serven
    For The Oklahoman |
    Updated: 16 hr ago

    Information shows Kingfisher County is the healthiest out of Oklahoma’s 77 counties because of high employment rates and low risk of early death.




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