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Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 27

Oklahoma news briefs for Feb. 27, 2014
Published: February 27, 2014

In brief

Oklahoma City

College plans talent show

The Future Alumni Network at Oklahoma City Community College invites entries for “OCCC's Got Talent,” a scholarship fundraiser. Students, faculty, staff and graduates can apply to show off their talents May 7 in the Bruce Owen Theater. Entry deadline is March 25. Musicians, actors, dancers, jugglers, magicians, comics and talented performers can submit video or audio clips for an online audition. To apply, go to


Del City

Program seeks arthritis relief

The Arthritis Foundation Walk With Ease Program starts March 10 at Ascension Lutheran Church, 3617 SE 29 in Del City. If you need relief from arthritis pain or just want to become more active, the program can teach you how to safely become more active in your daily life. The program lasts for six weeks and is from 1:30 to 3 p.m. Mondays and Wednesdays. For more information or to register, call 677-1444.



Trusts awards grant to OU

The Oklahoma Department of Libraries, in partnership with the Oklahoma Historical Records Advisory Board and the Oklahoma Cultural Heritage Trust, has awarded the University of Oklahoma’s Julian P. Kanter Political Commercial Archive a preservation assistance grant of $6,000 to complete a physical inventory and preservation project. The archive is a collection of political commercials with radio ads as far back as the 1930s and television back to the 1950s that serves OU students as well as researchers from around the world. The archive is open to the public, but reservations are requested to insure available viewing equipment. For more information, contact Lisa Henry at