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Oklahoma news briefs, April 10

Oklahoma news briefs, April 10
From staff reports Published: April 10, 2014

In brief


Fest to offer

art, music, food

66WESTfest, featuring area artists and two internationally known music groups along with local musicians, food, games and entertainment for the whole family, will be from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m. at the Pioneer Cellular Event Center on the Southwestern Oklahoma State University campus. For more information including a schedule of events visit

From staff reports


Commerce is

conference topic

“Crossroads of Commerce” is the theme of the 2014 Oklahoma History Conference, set for April 23-25 at the Stillwater Conference Center. Program sessions include “Prehistoric Commerce and Culture” and “Banking and Commerce in the Twin Territories.” Also scheduled is a session on black entrepreneurs. The deadline for registration is April 17. For more information go to the Oklahoma Historical Society website at

From staff reports

Oklahoma City

Survivor Tree

program set

A brown bag lunch about the Survivor Tree is set for noon to 1 p.m. April 17 at the Myriad Botanical Gardens. The free program will describe the rebirth of the Survivor Tree after the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The 100-year-old American elm has shown the world Oklahoma City’s strength through its continued growth over the past 19 years, according to a news release. Learn about caring for this special tree from Mark Bays, urban forestry coordinator, Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry.

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