Inn search of Christmas: Downtown Oklahoma City Catholic church hosts Las Posadas activities

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“While they were there, the time came for the baby to be born, and she gave birth to her firstborn, a son. She wrapped him in cloths and placed him...

Cheyenne Middle School students visit nursing home in Edmond

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A group of Cheyenne Middle School students visited Bradford Village Nursing Home in Edmond.

Oklahoma City metro-area pet adoptions

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Oklahoma City metro-area pet adoptions

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Of Character: Oklahoma City family continues to...

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Bryan Painter: During Trevor Duhon’s battles with cancer, the Duhon family has received support from the community, and they...

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Don Gammill: Progress on construction, repairs can take time, delay travelers

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  • Oklahoma City Barons hockey team to cease operations after season

    BY MIKE BALDWIN, Staff Writer, | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    OKC BARONS — After a five-year run in Oklahoma City, the AHL’s Barons, an affiliate of the NHL’s Edmonton Oilers, will cease operations at the conclusion of this season. Citing declining attendance and rising financial concerns, Prodigal CEO Bob Funk Jr. announced Wednesday this would be the last...

  • Should Land Run re-enactments be discontinued in Oklahoma school districts?

    Tim Willert | Updated: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    We're working on a story about how some schools have decided to discontinue Land Run re-enactments because some American Indian parents find them culturally insensitive and hurtful. A lot of districts still do them and don’t have plans to stop.  Reporter Tim Willert would like to hear...

  • Ex-Oklahoma police officer charged with killing daughter's boyfriend in court Thursday

    BY THE ASSOCIATED PRESS | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    TULSA — A former Tulsa police officer charged with killing his daughter’s boyfriend is due back in court. Court records show a preliminary hearing is scheduled for Thursday in Tulsa County District Court for 54-year-old Shannon Kepler. Kepler is charged with first-degree murder and shooting...

  • Cloudy Thursday in central Oklahoma with a high near 46

    FROM STAFF REPORTS | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Temperatures will be in the 40s again Thursday in central Oklahoma. Skies will be cloudy.

  • France awards two Oklahomans with the French Legion of Honor

    By John Greiner, For The Oklahoman | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014

    Wednesday, Oklahomans Preston Johnson and Earl J. Gonzales sat on the front row in a room in the 45th Division Museum where they were awarded The Medal of Chevalier (Knight) of the French National Order of the Legion of Honor for helping liberate France during World War II.


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