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  • Parade to feature a few new additions

    State flag, mascot debut at 2014 edition Norman’s 89er Day parade, one of Norman's oldest and most traditional events, proudly announces the addition of two iconic entries this year....

    March 23, 2014

  • Miss Oklahoma finalist

    Miss Lilly McAfee, 10, has been chosen as a state finalist in the National American Miss Oklahoma Pageant to be June 28 to 29 at the Embassy Suites Hotel in Norman. The National American Miss pageants are held for girls ages 4 to 18 and ...

    March 23, 2014

  • AmeriCares Equips maternity unit at HealthPlex

    AmeriCares is outfitting the Women’s and Children’s Pavilion at the HealthPlex hospital in Norman with new medical equipment to help meet the increase in demand for maternity care since the May tornadoes destroyed the hospital in Moore. ...

    March 23, 2014

  • Lake Charles’ Mardi Gras is magical

    Interstate travel to Lake Charles, La., is less than appealing. Driving from Norman is a nine-hour slog through gritty burgs such as Cut & Shoot, Texas, and traffic-congested Beaumont. Resembling sentinels at Lake Charles’ swampy gateway ...

    March 23, 2014

  • Resident to host book signing set

    Author Bill Eckel, a Norman resident, will sign copies of his book, “Shem’s Quest” from 1 to 3 p.m. March 29 at Hastings Books, 2300 W. Main St....

    March 23, 2014

  • Guiding children’s emotional development

    I recently came across a 1951 article my late mother saved from the Charleston (S.C.) News and Courier. Titled “Agency Offers Pointers on How Parents Can Guide Their Child’s Emotional Development,” it is proof that parents and ...

    March 21, 2014

  • Options regarding dad’s behavior

    Q: I asked my dad several weeks ago if I could use his smartphone to look something up. When I typed in a couple of letters for my search, some sites popped up that have me concerned. Now I have a feeling my dad is cheating on my mom, or ...

    March 21, 2014

  • It’s usually best to have two cats in the house at once

    Dear Dr. Fox: Last week, we had to have our beloved 13-year-old kitty, Alice, put to sleep for health reasons. Our house is so empty without a cat....

    March 20, 2014

  • Common sense vs. book smart

    Which of the two is more important, common sense or book smart? If you are uncertain which you would choose, take a moment to consider whether you would prefer to deal with the former or the latter on a daily basis? Before you decide, ...

    March 20, 2014

  • NARFE to meet today

    The March meeting of National Active and Retired Federal Employees will be at 11:15 a.m. today at the Norman Public Library West, 300 Norman Center Court. The group will have lunch in the snack bar and then have a tour and explanation of ...

    March 19, 2014

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