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  1. 'Flamenco' sculpture honors advocate for Oklahoma City's Paseo DriveRead the original story w/Photo

    8 min ago | NewsOK.com

    A tribute to the life and work of John Belt - the man I consider to be a founding father of Paseo as we now know it - is set to go up this week. John Belt stands in front of the former Spaghetti Factory building, also once home to the Paseo Plunge, at 3010 Paseo Drive in this 2010 photo.

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  2. YMCA opens its third location in downtown Oklahoma CityRead the original story w/Photo

    34 min ago | NewsOK.com

    Using a pair of oversized black and gold scissors, YMCA Chairman Jack Talley cut the symbolic red ribbon to officially unveil the Y's third fitness center location in the downtown area. Jack Talley, with scissors, chairman of the board of directors, cuts a ribbon with Joe Acosta, ambassador with the OKC Greater Chamber of Commerce, at the opening Monday of the new Main Street branch of the Greater YMCA of Oklahoma City .

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  3. Oklahoma may give five companies up to $25.6 million for job creation incentivesRead the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NewsOK.com

    Love's Travel Stops & Country Stores Inc. is one of five businesses that have qualified for millions of incentive dollars for creating up to 1,161 new jobs in Oklahoma. Five companies have qualified for cash incentives from the state worth up to $25.6 million for creating up as many as 1,161 new jobs over the next 10 years, the Oklahoma Department of Commerce said Monday.

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  4. Oklahoma business briefs for March 31Read the original story w/Photo

    44 min ago | NewsOK.com

    The Norman Economic Development Coalition directors have hired Waverly Partners LLC to help find the group's next president and CEO. The candidate will succeed Don Wood, who has announced his retirement after more than 18 years with the coalition.

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  5. Tuttle's Paul Meuser, Tyler Lester top Canadian Valley Conference...Read the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    The Canadian Valley Conference recently announced its postseason awards for boys and girls basketball, selecting All-Conference teams for both the North and South divisions. Here are the selections: A lifelong resident of the Oklahoma City metro area, Scott Wright has been on The Oklahoman staff since 2005, covering a little bit of everything on the state's sports scene.

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  6. Police arrest Oklahoma City mother on child neglect, drug complaintsRead the original story w/Photo

    1 hr ago | NewsOK.com

    Deidra Nicole Coley, 29, was being held Monday in the Oklahoma County jail on several complaints, including child neglect and possession of a controlled dangerous substance. A man called police about 9:30 p.m. Friday after he saw a 4-year-old girl walking near a 7-Eleven store at 1628 N Rockwell Ave. The girl led a police officer to an apartment in the 6800 block of NW 16, and the officer found a 1-year-old alone inside the apartment, according to a police report.

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  7. Gov. Mary Fallin not at Capitol during education rally - againRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Education rally at the Capitol sponsored by the Oklahoma Education Coalition Monday, March 30, 2015. Photo by Jim Beckel, The Oklahoman Monday marked the second year in a row that Gov. Mary Fallin was absent as educators rallied at the state Capitol.

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  8. Heritage Hall's Luther Harris, Stillwater's Jordan Brown pick up offersRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Heritage Hall's 6-foot-6, 360-pound offensive lineman, Luther Harris, received an offer from Tulsa during his trip to the Golden Hurricanes' campus over the weekend. Stillwater receiver Jordan Brown, 6-foot-3, 190 pounds, was offered by Southern Mississippi during his visit this weekend as well.

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  9. Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Little Big Town, Alan Jackson,...Read the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Kix Brooks, left, and Ronnie Dunn perform during the Brooks & Dunn concert as part of their "Last Rodeo" tour, at the Ford Center in Oklahoma City, Friday, August 20, 2010. Photo by Nate Billings, The Oklahoman Archives Brooks & Dunn, Rascal Flatts, Alan Jackson, Martina McBride, Brad Paisley,Lady Antebellum and Little Big Town, plus special duets by Christina Aguilera and surprise artists as well as Nick Jonas and Dan + Shay, are among the next round of star-studded performers announced today for the 50th Academy of Country Music Awards.

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  10. Oklahoma City police seeking person who ran from traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Two people fled from a traffic stop Monday afternoon near Interstate 35 southbound and Interstate 40, an Oklahoma City police spokeswoman said. One was apprehended in the Oklahoma River, and a second person escaped through nearby woods.

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  11. Putnam City West's Tyson Jolly lining up visits as recruiting nears endRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    With the beginning of basketball's spring signing period just a couple weeks away, Putnam City West star Tyson Jolly is trying to narrow down his college options. The 6-foot-4 guard has scheduled an official visit to Cal on April 9 and Gonzaga on April 16. He is in the process of planning trips to SMU and Minnesota in the near future.

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  12. Edmond North grad Corlbe Ervin verbally commits to Kansas StateRead the original story w/Photo

    2 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The 6-foot-3 Ervin was a first-team Big All-City selection in 2013, his senior year at Edmond North. He spent the last two years at Connors State, where he averaged 15.9 points, 8.3 assists and 6.1 rebounds as a sophomore.

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  13. Oklahoma City police seeking two people who ran from traffic stopRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Two people took off running from a traffic stop Monday afternoon near Interstate 35 southbound and Interstate 40, an Oklahoma City police spokeswoman said. One of the people ran into a wooded area, and the other person jumped into the Oklahoma River, police reported.

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  14. Parents, teachers attend Oklahoma education rally at state CapitolRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Parents and teachers targeted legislators Monday in Oklahoma City for a lobbying push to bring more resources to public education.

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  15. Man accused of exposing himself at Bricktown movie theaterRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    A man accused of exposing himself while sitting next to a teenage girl inside a Bricktown movie theater remained in the Oklahoma County jail Monday. Israel Guardiola Ramirez, 41, was arrested on an indecent exposure complaint Friday night at Harkins Theatres, 150 E Reno, Oklahoma City police reported.

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  16. Feds sue Oklahoma university, allege gender discriminationRead the original story w/Photo

    4 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The U.S. Department of Justice is suing Southeastern Oklahoma State University, alleging the school in Durant discriminated against a transgender professor and then fired her after she complained. In a lawsuit filed Monday in federal court in Oklahoma City, the department alleges the university denied assistant professor Rachel Tudor a promotion despite a recommendation from her department chair and other tenured faculty from her department.

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  17. Oklahoma City, firefighters reach tentative contract settlementRead the original story w/Photo

    5 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Firefighters will get a 0.93 percent across-the-board raise plus a one-time "stipend" payment of about $335, said Phil Sipe, president of International Association of Fire Fighters Local 157. That's less than what the city pays per employee in the city administered health plans, which cover most city employees.

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  18. What to do in Oklahoma on March 30, 2015: Hear Mary Chapin Carpenter...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Hear five-time Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Mary Chapin Carpenter perform at 7 tonight at the Oklahoma City Community College Visual and Performing Arts Center Theater, 7777 S May Avenue. In a recent interview with me, Carpenter promised an intimate performance by her acoustic trio, which also includes her longtime friends Jon Carroll on piano and John Doyle on guitars and bouzouki.

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  19. Festival of the Arts street performer announcedRead the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    The Festival of the Arts has announced Dan Raspyni as the street performer for this year's festival, taking place April 21-26 in downtown Oklahoma City at the Festival Plaza and the Myriad Botanical Gardens. According to a news release from the Arts Council of Oklahoma City, Raspyni is a comedy juggler who juggling and balancing stunts with clean comedy.

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  20. Extended interview & video: Merle Haggard talks about Oklahoma ties,...Read the original story w/Photo

    6 hrs ago | NewsOK.com

    Merle Haggard performs at OKC Fest in downtown Oklahoma City on Friday, June 27, 2014. OKC Fest is a new two day country music festival with multiple stages downtown.

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