Window Shopping briefs for June 13, 2013

Window Shopping briefs for June 13, 2013.
Published: June 13, 2013
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Farmers market to have event

Oklahoma State University in Oklahoma City will host the Farmers Market Garden Celebration from 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. Saturday. The event will include a planter chair display and competition with market visitors voting for the best chair. Visitors can also tour the All-America Selections Trial and Display Gardens. The celebration will be held at the Agriculture Resource Center, 400 N Portland.

Comic store coming to Moore

DZ Comics & Gaming will open its first retail location next month at New City Center, NW 5 and Interstate 35, in Moore. The business is owned by Christopher Diaz and Brent Byers. A grand opening is scheduled for July 13.

More health clinics expected

The number of retail health clinics that have been popping up in places like drugstores for years is expected to double by the end of 2015, according to the consulting firm Accenture. Accenture said in a report released Wednesday that a flood of newly insured patients from the national health care overhaul will help stoke demand for those clinics, which typically treat minor illnesses when a patient doesn't have a doctor or the physician isn't available. The overhaul is expected to expand health insurance coverage to nearly 30 million uninsured people. A big chunk of that growth will start next year when the state-federal Medicaid program for poor and disabled people expands in several states and the government starts offering income-based tax credits to help people buy insurance.

Nintendo shows games

It's all about the games for Nintendo. Instead of a typical flashy presentation at the Electronic Entertainment Expo, the Japanese gaming giant opted to showcase several games for its Wii U system during a brief Tuesday presentation at its booth on the show floor of the gaming industry's annual trade show. Nintendo showed off the cartoony strategy game “Pikmin 3,” anti-gravity racer “Mario Kart 8,” 2-D platformer “Donkey Kong Country Returns: Tropical Freeze,” 3-D platformer “Super Mario 3D World,” slick action sequel “Bayonetta 2” and a speedier rendition of “The Legend of Zelda: The Wind Waker” for the Wii U. For gamers who couldn't make it to E3, the titles will be on display at more than 100 Best Buy Co. stores in North America this week. The company also flaunted — but didn't allow attendees to play — a new installment in the fighting series “Super Smash Bros

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