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Archive for: February, 2011

Airlines Cancel Late Arrivals and Early Morning Departures

Airlines Cancel Late Arrivals and Early Morning Departures Airport Crews Ready for Next Round of Snow In anticipation of the heavy snowfall, airlines have cancelled the last arriving flights of the day along with the originating flights Wednesday morning.  It is anticipated that the last arrivals and departures for the day will end around 7:30pm […]

Resolve to be ready for more winter weather

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FEMA Region 6 urges people in Arkansas, Oklahoma, Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico to get ready for another round of winter weather DENTON, Texas – After weathering recent winter storms, people in Oklahoma, Arkansas, Texas, Louisiana and New Mexico are encouraged to prepare now for another round of snow and ice. The Federal Emergency Management […]

RIVERSPORT RUNderground 5k Family Fun Run Feb. 12

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OKC RIVERSPORT will host the first annual RIVERSPORT RUNderground indoor 5k Family Fun Run on Saturday, Feb. 12, as part of the Bart and Nadia Sports and Health Festival in association with the Oklahoman. The event will be held in The Underground, Oklahoma City’s unique underground tunnel system that links more than 30 buildings along […]

Human Trafficking activist working to protect young victims

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Danniel Parker. Staff Writer Mark Elam the Director of O.A.T.H, Oklahomans Against the Trafficking of Humans, has worked to make the public aware of human trafficking in the state since 2008. On Nov 17, 2010, Elam was given the Directors Community Leadership Award by the Federal Bureau of Investigations for his community work in helping […]

Recreation Facilities to Re-open Friday

Oklahoma City’s Parks & Recreation Department’s recreational facilities, including recreation centers, gymnasiums and senior centers, as well as Martin Park Nature Center, will reopen on Friday, Feb. 4. Minnis Lakeview Recreation Center, 12520 NE 36 Street, will remain closed and reopen once road conditions improve.   For information on individual center hours and programming, call […]

NEW FILM WRESTLES WITH STATE IMMIGRATION LAWS

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Staff Report The multi-award winning documentary, “Panic Nation,” is an intense look at how state sponsored immigration laws have taken a foot-hold on America. As the film continues a successful festival run, acclaimed producer/director George Adams (an Oklahoma resident) brings the film home for an Oklahoma City premiere on Thursday February 17th, 6:30 p.m. at the […]

PRESIDENT DECLARES EMERGENCY FOR OKLAHOMA

President Obama declares emergency for Oklahoma Staff Report The U.S. Department of Homeland Security’s Federal Emergency Management Agency (FEMA) on Wednesday (February 2) announced that an emergency exists and ordered federal disaster aid to Oklahoma to supplement State and local response efforts in the area struck by a severe winter storm beginning on January 31, […]

Airlines Have Resumed Normal Schedules at WRWA Airports Across the Country Still Dealing with Impact of Storm

OKLAHOMA CITY, February 3, 2011 –Airlines at Will Rogers World Airport have resumed their normal flight schedules in and out of Oklahoma City.  Most early morning flights were able to depart on time and it appears that the majority of flights for the rest of the day will stay on schedule.  The terminal building, empty […]

Jack Gibbons Cancels Feb. 6 Concert; Will Play with Orchestra Feb. 17

Jack Gibbons Cancels Feb. 6 Concert; Will Play with Orchestra Feb. 17 2/2/2011 Pianist Jack Gibbons has cancelled his scheduled Feb. 6 performance on the Oklahoma City University Distinguished Artists’ Series. Gibbons will travel to campus later this month to perform with the Oklahoma City University Symphony Orchestra. Refunds for advance-sale tickets will be issued by the […]

Uniting us for 40 years: Allied Arts begins new drive to excellence

Staff Report A child’s testimonial, brief performances from master professional artists, and announcement of an ambitious goal to raise resources to build local culture were highlights at the kickoff event to support the Oklahoma City area’s leading arts support organization. Allied Arts launched its 2011 fundraising campaign with a goal to raise over $3 million, […]

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