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Archive for: February, 2011

Made in Oklahoma Coalition offers Valentine’s Day recipe


Heart-healthy Steak Salad with Feta and Walnuts is a low-calorie treat made with love Surprised a loved one this Valentine’s Day with a heart-healthy, low-calorie dinner. The Made in Oklahoma Coalition (MIO) has created thes the following recipe for steak salad with Feta cheese and walnuts: Ingredients Two cups fresh Bibb lettuce Two tablespoons light […]

Career Fair set for March at Cox Convention Center


Staff report On Tues., March 1, the Cox Convention Center will host a large career fair for college students and graduates, organizers said. The event is scheduled from noon to 4:30 p.m. The fair is designed to give new graduates and unemployed adults an opportunity to find employment. It also gives exhibitors a shot at […]

Bishop McGuinness Catholic High School celebrated Junior Homecoming


Both Irish basketball teams came away with victories as the girls won 51-31 while the boys won an impressive overtime victory over Stillwater 77-70. Homecoming festivities were held during halftime of the boy’s varsity basketball game. Homecoming Queen was Ms. Lizzy Schrantz. David Hill escorted her. Mikey Wilson and last year’s queen Sicily Splitt crowned […]

Gridiron Club renews its annual “rip” of national, state, local politicians

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor It’s early February, so it’s almost time for the news – or, at least, Gridiron’s humorous version of the news. This year’s Oklahoma City Gridiron Show – scheduled for Feb. 23, 25 and 26 – is entitled “One Lump, or Two? Or: Oklahoma is Now Mary Land.” “Gridiron” is […]

Reagan at 100: A Fond Tribute

At left, a youthful Patrick B. McGuigan gets a couple of minutes at the White House with President Ronald Reagan. White House Photo

by Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor In memory yet green, my mind lingers on the time I had a couple of minutes of “face time” with Ronald Reagan. I had interviewed him in the Oval Office with a group of other journalists. When we finished our half-hour, I seized the opportunity to give him a […]

Rep. David Dank brings critical eye to bear on tax credits, incentives

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Senior Editor State Rep. David Dank, an Oklahoma City Republican, is leading a critical examination of tax credits, exemptions and other business incentives in the 2011 session of the State Legislature, which begins Monday, Feb. 7. In his capacity as Chairman of the Revenue and Taxation Subcommittee, he answered a quartet […]

Legislators seek to overturn “Puppy Mill” law designed to protect puppies and kittens


By Stacy Martin Editor A storm is building at the state Capitol to kill the so-called: “Puppy Mill” act signed into law by Gov. Brad Henry in May 2010. The law established an oversight board charged with proposing its initial guidelines. After six months of collaborating with the domestic pet breeder industry, some proposed rules […]

Ranchers brave blizzard to save livestock and preserve beef supply


Danniel Parker Staff Writer Ranchers raising cattle is a large and vital industry in Oklahoma. And the Sooner state is home to scores of beef lovers. During times of extreme weather, such as the biggest recorded snowfall in state history last week, both ranchers and livestock struggled to survive, industry officials said. Scott Dewald is […]

Airport is Open – Commercial Operations Slowly Resume

Airport Crews Continue to Clear Taxiways & Roadways OKLAHOMA CITY, Wednesday, February 09, 2011 – Will Rogers World Airport is open for aircraft operations with one runway in very good condition and key taxiways to the terminal ramp cleared.  Fed Ex and several general aviation flights have already had operations this morning. The first commercial […]

METRO Transit Suspends All Bus Service for Wednesday, February 9

Due to forecasted winter storm warning and predicated heavy snow fall, METRO Transit will not operate service Wednesday, February 9. Should safe road conditions allow, regular bus service will resume Thursday, February 10.

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