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  • Seven great holiday stories for season’s readings

    Holiday-themed movies and TV shows get the most attention during this time of year....

    December 8, 2013

  • S. Korea aims to cut into international comics market

    SEOUL, South Korea — Look out manga, South Korea is stepping up efforts to spread “manhwa” comics to the rest of the world....

    December 8, 2013

  • HalfDomeHike Resident follows in Muir’s footsteps

    Norman resident Jim Robinson said the day he started hiking, he understood John Denver’s famous lyrics about coming home to a place he’d never been before. “The home I found is a trail … almost any trail,” Robinson said....

    November 27, 2013 1 Photo

  • Study delves deeper into effects of autism

    People with autism experience a more extreme version of the world than the rest of us. For more than 90 percent, sounds are louder, colors are brighter, and touch can be a disturbing intrusion. The reason, according to a new study, may be ...

    November 27, 2013

  • Lucky shoes found in old courthouse

    NEWPORT, R. I. — You could call it a footnote to American history....

    November 26, 2013

  • First Latino mayor concedes to rival

    LAWRENCE, Mass. — Speaking over Spanish language radio, the first Latino to become mayor of a Massachusetts city has finally conceded defeat, three weeks after a disputed election saw him narrowly ousted by a fellow Latino and former ...

    November 26, 2013

  • Windy week

    MOORE — Richie Splitt started work as Moore Medical Center’s top executive on May 13. Seven days later on May 20, an EF-5 tornado destroyed the Moore facility along with the cars of every Moore Medical employee and doctor who was at the ...

    November 13, 2013

  • Box office hit

    MOORE — The sirens went off in Moore around 2:30 p.m., Pat Murphy, general manager of Warren Theatre remembered. “We got everybody out of the theaters and put them into the hallways,” Murphy said. Theater records indicated 200 tickets ...

    November 13, 2013

  • Moore Schools hopeful as ad valorem statements approach

    MOORE — Moore Public School officials remain hopeful that the school system won’t suffer from a loss of property tax after the devastating May 2013 tornado. In fact, current figures suggest that Moore schools may benefit from a growth from ...

    November 13, 2013

  • Despite smell, rare plant draws crowd

    ST. PETER, Minn. — Roxanne Skogerboe’s visit to the famed corpse flower was short and not sweet. She came in one door of the greenhouse at Gustavus Adolphus College, clasped her hand to her nose, sped past the big plant and shot out the ...

    November 3, 2013