Oklahoma news briefs for March 19, 2013
Oklahoma news briefs: March 19, 2013
â€śGirl Risingâ€ť â€” World Vision's new movie focusing on nine girls born into unforgiving circumstances â€” will be screened at 7:30 p.m. April 4 at AMC Penn Square 10 as long as at least 100 tickets are sold by Wednesday. Directed by Academy Award-nominee Richard E. Robbins and narrated by Cate Blanchett, Priyanka Chopra, Selena Gomez, Anne Hathaway, Salma Hayek, Alicia Keys, Chloe Moretz, Liam Neeson, Freida Pinto, Meryl Streep and Kerry Washington, the movie is the centerpiece of 10x10, a global campaign to educate and empower girls, according to a news release. Tickets are $10 at gathr.us/screening/2026Ă–.
FROM STAFF REPORTS
Police say a homeless man died when he fell into a vacant shaft outside an abandoned warehouse. Capt. Steve Odom told reporters that a witness who saw the man fall called police about 9:45 a.m. Monday. Police say the man was dead at the scene and was partially submerged in water at the bottom of the shaft on the city's north side. The man's name was not immediately released. Police say the body is being sent to the state medical examiner to determine the cause of death.
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