Thousands turn out for LibertyFest parade in Edmond

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The theme of this year's LibertyFest parade in Edmond was “A Route 66 Fourth of July.”

Bringing a new drug to market in Oklahoma is not for the faint of heart

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Dr. Anne Pereira, the scientific founder of Biolytx Pharmaceuticals and Dean of the Graduate College and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma...

Oklahoma County records for Tuesday, July 7, 2015

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Oklahoma County records for Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

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  • Cause of sea lion death at Oklahoma City Zoo remains unknown

    By Matt Patterson Staff Writermpatterson@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Jaxon, a 2-year-old sea lion, was found by Oklahoma City Zoo staff members when they arrived for work Friday morning. Jaxon came to the zoo from The Marine Mammal Center in California, along with another sea lion, 3-year-old Hendrix.

  • Anniversaries

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    The Oklahoman will publish free anniversary announcements for couples celebrating 50 years or more of marriage. To contribute information: Send an email to kburk@oklahoman.com with “Anniversary” in the subject line. Send mail to The Oklahoman, Attn.: Kimberly Burk, P.O. Box 25125, Oklahoma...

  • At farmers markets, choice to accept funds was a SNAP

    By JACLYN COSGROVE Staff Writer jcosgrove@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Toscamala Ferris stood near a table covered in plump, fresh blackberries. She paid the seller with a handful of wooden tokens and carried the container of berries as she continued to shop at the OSU-OKC Farmers Market.  The wooden tokens in Ferris' hand each represent $1 of money...

  • Records

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Oklahoma County records for Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

  • Bringing a new drug to market in Oklahoma is not for the faint of heart

    Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Dr. Anne Pereira, the scientific founder of Biolytx Pharmaceuticals and Dean of the Graduate College and Associate Dean for Research in the College of Pharmacy at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center (OUHSC), has been working nearly three decades on fighting gram-negative Pseudomonas.

  • Stillwater woman checks last item off her bucket list

    By Christy Gandara For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Nancy Luce, 83, a resident of Primrose Retirement Community, ziplined June 30 at OSU’s Camp Redlands. Other items completed on her bucket list include tandem skydiving and riding a motorcycle.

  • Blasts may cause delay near I-35 rockslide in Oklahoma's Arbuckle Mountains

    BY RANDY ELLIS Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Oklahoma state Transportation Executive Director Mike Patterson said Monday at a state Transportation Commission meeting that blasting is planned along Interstate 35 to mitigate rockslides in the Arbuckle Mountains between Ardmore and Davis, Oklahoma.

  • Noble High alumni help build up schools endowment fund

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Randy Kersey, a financial adviser and 1980 Noble High School graduate who is now president of the Noble Public Schools Foundation, challenged 50 graduating classes to contribute $1,000 apiece, mostly by appealing to their sense of community.

  • More rain, flooding possible this week across still-soaked Oklahoma

    BY DARLA SLIPKE Staff Writer dslipke@oklahoman.com | Updated: 2 hr ago

    A flash flood watch is in effect through Wednesday night for much of Oklahoma, and part of central Oklahoma could have rainfall totals from four to six inches Monday afternoon through Wednesday, the National Weather Service reported.

  • Oklahoma state news briefs

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Oklahoma news briefs for Tuesday, July 7, 2015.

  • Capitol's Memorial Plaza engraves Oklahoma legislator, wife's legacy

    By Amy Dillon For The Oklahoman | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Kingfisher Rep. Mike Sanders and his wife, Nellie, are supporters of Friends of the Capitol who recently had their names engraved at the Memorial Plaza at the Oklahoma Capitol.

  • Transportation commissioners vote for cable barrier on I-35 where crash killed 4 softball players

    BY RANDY ELLIS Staff Writer rellis@oklahoman.com | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Oklahoma transportation commissioners approved a contract to install a 7-mile-long cable barrier to separate northbound and southbound lanes of Interstate 35 along a stretch of highway where four softball players died in September 2014 in a crossover accident.

  • 10 people died after traffic crashes in Oklahoma during Independence Day holiday, officials report

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    The fatalities included four drivers, two motorcyclists, one motorcycle passenger and three pedestrians, the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office reported Monday.

  • Oklahoma City-area community briefs

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Oklahoma City-area community briefs

  • Old Glory waves in Bethany

    From Staff Reports | Published: Tue, Jul 7, 2015

    Patriotism was in full swing during the July 4 Bethany Freedom Festival at Eldon Lyon Park.



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