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5 hrs ago | Red Bank Green

RBR Grad Wins Clarinet Contest

Red Bank Regional 2014 graduate Matthew Rosen recently returned from Oklahoma as the winner of the prestigious National Clarinet Competition at the University of Oklahoma.


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9 hrs ago | Duncan Banner

Family, friends remember Garner's Norman roots

Flowers started arriving at the James Garner statue at Main Street and Jones Avenue Sunday morning after residents learned of the famed actor and Norman native's death Saturday night in California.


Related Topix: Norman, OK, Entertainment, Drama, Television, The Rockford Files, Rockford Files, Action TV, Celebrities, James Garner

Mon Jul 21, 2014

Cape Gazette

Dee Bradley, devoted to Rehoboth library

Dee was born in Waynoka, Okla., and graduated from the University of Oklahoma with a bachelor of arts degree in business administration.


Related Topix: us Travel, Travel, Agriculture, Science, US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Rehoboth Beach, DE

News9 Oklahoma City

OU Offers Student Loan Forgiveness For State Teachers

Some teachers who graduate from OU won't have to pay back a large chunk of their student debt.


NewsOn6 Tulsa

Massive Search On In Rogers County Cold Case Disappearance

Law enforcement agencies and search crews are looking for remains of a missing person in Roger County Monday.


Related Topix: Rogers County, OK

The News-Star

Louisiana Tech associate dean appointed to leadership position

Dr. Jenna Carpenter, associate dean for undergraduate studies in Louisiana Tech University's College of Engineering and Science, has been named an associate director for the Southern Plains Transportation Center .


Related Topix: Louisiana Tech University, Texas Government, Texas, Langston University, University of Arkansas

Right Or Wrong, Precedent Will Decide O'Bannon Case In Favor Of NCAA

Ronald S. Katz is a lawyer with Manatt, Phelps, & Phillips and Chairman of Santa Clara University's Institute of Sports Law and Ethics.


Related Topix: Santa Clara University, US News, US Supreme Court

New Orleans-born opera duo Acte II prepares for 'America's Got Talent' Judgment Week

It's Judgment Week on " America's Got Talent ," and the New Orleans-born opera duo of Acte II will perform again for celebrity judges Howie Mandel, Mel B, Heidi Klum and Howard Stern for a chance to advance to later live-show rounds.


Related Topix: New Orleans, LA, Arts, Opera, Dillard University, Television

Sun Jul 20, 2014

KTEN-TV Denison

OU president: Garner will be greatly missed

Although he was adept at drama and action, Garner was best known for his witty, low-key style, especially with the TV series "Maverick" and "The Rockford Files."


Sat Jul 19, 2014

University of Oklahoma offers debt forgiveness to keep teachers in state

Graduates from the Jeannine Rainbolt College of Education are recruited heavily by surrounding states that offer better pay for beginning teachers, Garn said.


Fri Jul 18, 2014

Psychology Today

Cultural Values and the Likelihood of Suicide

Researchers have known for many years that suicide rates are higher in societies that emphasize the importance of the individual and lower in societies that emphasize the importance of collectives such as the family.


Related Topix: Suicide, Mathematics, Science, Psychology, University of Nevada-Reno

News9 Oklahoma City

OU Athletic Director To Chair NCAA Basketball Selection Committee For 2015-16

University of Oklahoma Vice President of Intercollegiate Athletics Programs and Director of Athletics Joe Castiglione has been named chair of the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee for the 2015-16 academic year.


Related Topix: Utah State University, Hofstra University, Georgia Tech, University of Missouri


The data jockeys tackling the chaos of severe weather

At the national Storm Prediction Center, meteorologists work non-stop to forecast the tornadoes and severe thunderstorms that plague the U.S. CNET Road Trip stopped by to visit.


Related Topix: Weather, Tornado, Natural Disasters, Hurricane, Norman, OK

Thu Jul 17, 2014

KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

USDA inspection finds 5 issues at OU research lab

The University of Oklahoma's research center is facing a noncompliance writeup from a United States Department of Agriculture inspection report.


Related Topix: US News, United States Department of Agriculture, Agriculture, Science, Entomology

Mail & Guardian

NAF 2014's riveting theatre line-up comes to Jo'burg

Those who missed the arts festival in Grahamstown can look forward to a series of productions from award-winning artists in Johannesburg.


Related Topix: World News, South Africa,


Bernard selected for GSA's 2014 Donald P. Kent Award

The Gerontological Society of America - the nation's largest interdisciplinary organization devoted to the field of aging - has chosen Marie A. Bernard, MD, of the National Institute on Aging at the National Institutes of Health as the 2014 recipient of the Donald P. Kent Award.


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The City Wire

Arvest Report: Economic optimism up among wealthier, more educated

Consumers in Arkansas are not as optimistic as their neighbors in Missouri or Oklahoma and the there is division in sentiment within the Natural State as well, according to the first Arvest Consumer Sentiment Survey released today .


Related Topix: Arkansas, Arkansas Government, University of Arkansas

Wed Jul 16, 2014

The Daily Advance

Weekend kicks off today with art, books

Photo courtesy Arts of the AlbemarleThe Pocosin Arts Metal Guild "Spoon Portrait" exhibit is a featured show this month at Arts of the Albemarle.


Related Topix: Albemarle, NC, Edenton, NC, Elizabeth City, NC, East Carolina University

News9 Oklahoma City

OK Prosecutors Hoping Charges Could Stand In 32-Year-Old Crime

The crime dates back to 1982. The rape of a student at the University of Oklahoma was pinned on an innocent man, Thomas Webb.


Related Topix: Criminal Defense Law, Law, Oklahoma, Cleveland County, OK

Chemical & Engineering News

Candidates Named For American Chemical Society Fall Election

Candidates for American Chemical Society 2015 president-elect and four additional spots on the ACS Board of Directors have been announced for the society's fall election.


Related Topix: Chemistry, Science, Kansas State University, UC Berkeley, Berkeley, CA, Northern Arizona University