Slots still available for summer camps at Science Museum Oklahoma

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There’s still time to register elementary school students to explore space, study the science of superheroes and build their own gadgets at Science Museum Oklahoma’s summer camps.

Moore woman's desire to honor Confederate ancestor is set for Saturday

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A Moore woman will realize her dream Saturday of honoring an ancestor who fought for the South in the Civil War. Pvt. John Crain will be among 17 Confederate soldiers honored...

Crutcho Elementary in Oklahoma City receives garden grant

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Crutcho Elementary School in Oklahoma City was one of 10 public or charter schools throughout the U.S. that received an educational grant from Alaska Fish Fertilizer and Cornell University Lab...

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  • Oklahoma education activities budget facing nearly $40 million in cuts

    By Tim Willert Staff Writer twillert@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    The Sooner Start early intervention program, which is designed to meet the needs of Oklahoma infants and toddlers with disabilities and developmental delays is among programs being considered for funding reductions.

  • Slight chance for severe weather Friday

    From Staff Reports | Yesterday

    The National Weather Service reports a slight chance for severe weather Friday and decreasing chances for strong storms Saturday and Sunday. Risk for severe weather increases for Memorial Day and into next week.

  • Turnpike authority names new executive director

    From Staff Reports | Yesterday

    Tim Gatz, who has served as the Oklahoma Turnpike Authority's deputy director since 2013, will take over as executive director on Wednesday. He succeeds Tim Stewart, who resigned in January.

  • Police name man shot by officer Wednesday

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Police have released the name of the man shot and killed by an Oklahoma City police officer in downtown Oklahoma City on Wednesday. Officials said the officer opened fire after the man pulled a knife and made a threatening gesture.

  • Parts of I-40 in Midwest City narrowed to one lane after hole found by ODOT

    From Staff Reports | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    An eastbound lane of Interstate 40 at Sunnylane Road was closed Friday after Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews found a hole in the bridge.

  • OKC streetcar barn gets go-ahead

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    The Oklahoma City MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board recommended Thursday that the city council give the final OK to plans for structure.

  • Oklahoma plugging in briefs for May 27

    Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Oklahoma plugging in briefs for May 27, 2016

  • Oklahoma business briefs for May 27

    Published: Fri, May 27, 2016

    Oklahoma business briefs for May 27, 2016

  • Oklahoma City police report says driver may have failed to lower truck boom before it hit bridge

    Oklahoma City police report says driver may... By Graham Lee Brewer Staff Writer gbrewer@oklahoman.com | Updated: Thu, May 26, 2016

    The driver of a utility truck that struck and collapsed the May Avenue bridge over Northwest Expressway may have caused the damage by failing to lower the truck's boom, an Oklahoma City police report states.

  • A SHOP ON THE CORNER

    A SHOP ON THE CORNER BY STEVE LACKMEYER Business Writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Uptown 23rd is set to see the first new construction of housing and retail in decades with final plans approved this week for a mixed-use development on an Oklahoma City corner once home to a Hemi’s Pizza.

  • Hotel, conference center may have $5.7M impact on Edmond

    Hotel, conference center may have $5.7M impact... By Diana Baldwin Staff Writer dbaldwin@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Edmond leaders, developers and others gathered Thursday on 7.5 acres of land to celebrate the long-awaited start of construction of the 100,000-square-foot Hilton Garden Inn and 20,000-square-foot conference center on the northwest corner of Covell Road and Interstate 35. The new hotel and...

  • Officers involved in Wednesday shooting are identified

    From Staff Reports | Updated: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Authorities have identified the officers involved in a Wednesday fatal shooting in downtown Oklahoma City.

  • Q&A with Patti Verhille

    Q&A with Patti Verhille BY PAULA BURKES | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Weather-related losses to businesses or personal property may be tax-deductible under Internal Revenue Service rules.

  • Photos provide crime details for jurors in trial of suspects in 'Cathouse' murder case

    Photos provide crime details for jurors in... By Kyle Schwab Staff Writer kschwab@oklahoman.com | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Jurors on Thursday were shown photographs of the charred bodies found in the drug house that was set on fire after the 2009 “Cathouse” slayings. Denny Edward Phillips, 38, of Salina, and Russell Lee Hogshooter, 38, of Oklahoma City, are charged in Oklahoma County District Court with six counts of...

  • Oklahoma state briefs for May 27, 2016

    From Staff Reports | Published: Thu, May 26, 2016

    Oklahoma state briefs for May 27, 2016



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