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  • Thief took selfies in stolen dress

    WEST FRANKFORT, Ill.— Police investigating the theft of clothing and jewelry from a southern Illinois boutique say they arrested a woman after she posted Facebook photos of herself wearing one of the stolen items....

    July 21, 2014

  • 1040 Initiative hosts event to help education

    A Norman-area humanitarian organization is redefining what is possible for the African people who live in a world that seems impossible. The 1040 Initiative is hosting an event on September 11 at the Bricktown Brewery to raise awareness ...

    July 21, 2014

  • James Garner Family, friends remember Garner’s Norman roots

    Flowers started arriving at the James Garner statue at Main Street and Jones Avenue Sunday morning after residents learned of the famed actor and Norman native’s death Saturday night in California.

    July 20, 2014 2 Photos

  • Roller Derby OKC Victory Dolls compete in triple header

    The Oklahoma City Victory Dolls All Star Squad fell to the Kansas City Warriors...

    July 20, 2014 1 Photo

  • Tim Kenney returns from trip with 50 states of paintings

    Norman landscape impressionist Tim Kenney has just returned from a whirlwind trip around the U.S. that saw him paint 50 paintings ... in 50 states ... in 50 days. A Herculean task for any veteran artist, made even more impressive by the ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Another brick in the Wal-Mart

    Norman could soon have five Wal-Mart stores, including three supercenters and two neighborhood markets. A proposal for the newest supercenter will come before the Norman City Council at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday via a request for a zoning change on ...

    July 20, 2014

  • Swans_2848_2162_R Return of the king: Michael Jackson tour comes to OKC

    Until his death five years ago, Michael Jackson was one of the most fascinating people in the world. From his string of No. 1 hits to the ground breaking videos to the controversies that followed him in real-life, the “king of pop” was a ...

    July 20, 2014 3 Photos

  • Ban’s end lets Okla. man enact plan

    CHICKASHA —A federal appeals court judge ruled for the second time the state of Oklahoma cannot prevent homosexuals from marrying, and Chickasha native Aron Seymour couldn’t be more excited....

    July 20, 2014

  • Local group celebrates ruling

    A local group, Mothers of Many, expressed its elation with Friday’s 10th Circuit Court ruling striking down Oklahoma’s state ban on same-sex marriage....

    July 20, 2014

  • Candy Basket celebrates 25 years

    Perhaps it’s the chocolate covered blueberries whose deliciousness still lingers. Or maybe it’s the blood orange and wild honey white chocolate ganache that won’t soon be forgotten by your taste buds. At The Candy Basket there is decadence ...

    July 20, 2014