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News Features
  • 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

  • Tips to ease holiday travels

    Going home for the holidays can easily turn into a high-stress situation as millions of Americans clog the highways and airports during the year’s busiest travel time....

    November 3, 2013

  • grapes 2 Redbud Ridge Vineyard harvest yields friendships

    Sharon Minor is one of a large group of friends and strangers who gather every year to help Tom and Jann Knotts harvest their grapes. The Knotts are the proprietors of Redbud Ridge Vineyard & Winery, located in southeast Norman. Minor was ...

    September 22, 2013 1 Photo

  • Teacher looks forward

    Since May 20, Robin Dziedzic has been counting her blessings....

    August 11, 2013

  • Team Rubicon Veterans find relief helping Moore tornado victims, cleanup

    For the city of Moore, it’s free tornado relief. For almost 400 U.S. military veterans, it’s an opportunity to put their training to use and continue helping people. Made up mostly of military veterans, Team Rubicon volunteers arrived in ...

    June 27, 2013 3 Photos