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Go green and go home: local council brings eco-awareness to homebuyers

  By Jessica Findley Staff Writer The Oklahoma City Metropolitan Association of Realtors (OKMAR) is setting to use more aggressively market environmentally-friendly-homes, as a greater service to buyers and sellers, officials say. The Green Resource Council in Oklahoma City is a local chapter of the National Association of Realtors, which originally established to program. The […]

Worsening drought spreads the damage increasingly by the day Officials offer advice, reassurance, a few relief options

  By Jessica Findley Staff Writer   Despite last week’s very short, but welcome break in the form of a heavy mid-day rainfall in the city, protracted drought across the state has created a miserably hot and dry summer. It has taken a toll on citizens, the landscape, livestock, cooling bills and more. The problem […]

Downtown Y, CircusFit encourage healthy living in local children

By Jessica Findley Staff Writer The Edward L. Gaylord Downtown YMCA recently hosted CircusFit that is designed to incorporate nutrition, physical activity and healthy living in schools and after-school programs. Ringling Bros. Barnum & Bailey Circus created CircusFit to aid educators in teaching children about the importance of being healthy and active. The program includes […]

Parents Assistance Center helps strengthen local families

After decades of helping rebuild families and repair relationships, the Parents Assistance Center is still going strong. As stated in their vision, PAC is striving to become the most recognized resource leader within the community for strengthening families and diminishing violence. “We are a nonprofit organization and we provide parenting education classes for parents and […]

Health department offers prevention tips for heat-related illnesses

Doctors and emergency rooms can easy predict that summer as a prime time for injuries, heat illness and similar ails because so many people get outside for sports and other outdoor activities, health experts say. The Oklahoma City-County Health Department has plenty of advice to offer to the community in attempt to ward off such […]

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