8-Term Republican Congressman Rebukes Oklahoma GOP Leadership

A former Oklahoma Republican congressman who helped build the state GOP said his former party has gone off the rails. “There’s a screw loose there somewhere,” Mickey Edwards said. The rebuke from eight-term former Congressman Mickey Edwards comes after State GOP Chairman John Bennett doubled down on comparing private business...
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An I-240 loop? South OKC interstate may soon circle the city

Interstate 240, currently limited to a stretch of highway in south Oklahoma City, may soon circle the city with the route being attached to the John Kilpatrick Turnpike, the new Kickapoo Turnpike and portions of Interstate 40 and the Turner Turnpike. The plan also rncalls for the eastern end of...
Oklahoma County,

Judge gives Western Heights 8 days to respond to OSDE

Oklahoma County District Court Judge Aletia Timmons is giving Western Heights Public Schools eight days to file a response to a State Board of Education emergency petition that asks her to order Western Heights’ board to acknowledge the state’s authority over the troubled district’s day-to-day operations. During a virtual hearing...

Oklahoma virus hospitalizations top 700, 225 in ICU

OKLAHOMA CITY, July 31 — The number of people hospitalized with the coronavirus in Oklahoma has topped 700 for the first time since mid-February, according to reports from the Oklahoma State Department of Health. The department on Friday reported 720 people hospitalized with COVID, 225 in intensive care. State health...
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Photos: Sneak peak of First Americans Museum in Oklahoma City, opening in September

The dome-like glass structure that captures the eyes of drivers along Interstate 35 near downtown Oklahoma City is the impressive entrance to the First Americans Museum. Since the 1990s, the museum's progress was halted time and again. In less than two months, the doors will open to tell the stories of Oklahoma's 39 tribes, including origins, forced removal and the push for tribal sovereignty.

Catch some good VIBES at downtown Edmond art walk

EDMOND — VIBES Edmond’s First Thursdays, the monthly open-air art walk event, will be back for the fifth event of the season on Thursday along Broadway in downtown Edmond. August VIBES will include several live demonstrations, visual artists, performing artists and a VIBES Visa Challenge where participants will have a chance to win a prize package valued at more than $2,000.
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A Home-Grown, Citywide Fiber Network in the Heart of Oklahoma

The city of Tuttle, Oklahoma (pop. 7,300) sits just to the southwest of Oklahoma City, and a significant portion of its residents live there while working in the metropolis. As such, they need reliable, high-quality Internet access at home. This became a problem a decade ago when the local cable...

Raising Oklahoma: Mosquito Proofing Your Backyard

We are Raising Oklahoma today with tips from health and lifestyle contributor Amy Mcree as she sits down with Pamela Jenkins, with Rainbow Fleet, on ways you can mosquito-proof your backyard. Rainbow Fleet Child Care Resource and Referral is located at 1105 NW 45th St in OKC. You can call...