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18 hrs ago | KVOX-FM Fargo

Toby Keith Answers Ice Bucket Challenge with Sooners

Toby Keith is the latest country star to complete the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for Lou Gehrig's disease.

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Wed Aug 27, 2014

BayStreet.ca

Cottman Man Fred Bowen Credits Marines For Skills That Made Him Top...

SALEM, NC / myprgenie.com / ACCESSWIRE / August 27, 2014 / Twelve years ago, Fred Bowen knew very little about auto transmissions.

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Related Topix: US Military, US Marine Corps, Salem, NC

Altus Times

Bedlam blood drive comes to Altus Sept. 2

Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives.

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Related Topix: Altus, OK, Jackson County, OK

KTEN-TV Denison

Group to study historic Route 66 in Tulsa

The urban design studio at the University of Oklahoma-Tulsa has named a community advisory group to assist a student-directed study of historic Route 66. The studio is a graduate-level degree program attracting students from architecture, urban planning and related fields.

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Tue Aug 26, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Wariboko Brothers are Casady's Cyclones

Under the guidence of head coach Koby Scoville, Casady has steadily improved their win total and hopes to take the next step this season by making the Southwest Preparatory Playoffs.

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KRMG-AM Tulsa

Former Sooner invited to Team USA trials

Former University of Oklahoma women's basketball player Danielle Robinson is one of 27 players invited to take part in the 2014 USA Basketball Women's National Team trials.

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Inside Self-Storage

Self-Storage Investor Virtus Real Estate Capital Acquires Pro Storage in Oklahoma City

Virtus Real Estate Capital, a real estate private equity firm, recently acquired a self-storage facility in Oklahoma City.

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BroadwayWorld.com

Carolyn Malachi, Benjamin Walker, Ryan Raftery & More to Play Joe's Pub, 8/27-9/7

Joe's Pub at the Public has announced its schedule for August 27-September 7, featuring MARY MILLBEN, MIKEY WAX / MY SILENT BRAVERY, DAVELL CRAWFORD, CAROLYN MALACHI, MIKE BARNETT, FIND THE FUNNY, DANCENOW JOE'S PUB FESTIVAL and more.

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Related Topix: Abraham Lincoln: Vampire Hunter, Benjamin Walker, Davell Crawford, Jazz, Recreational Vehicle, Award, Heartland Rv'S

The News-Gazette

Critics target chancellor

Critics of the university's decision to not hire Professor Steven Salaita have ramped up their efforts in recent days, seeking support for a no-confidence vote in the chancellor, soliciting donations for Salaita and adding names to the growing academic boycott.

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Mon Aug 25, 2014

KFOR-TV Oklahoma City

Awesome! Behind this door is an incredible scene for a future University of Oklahoma student

OU recently posted a new video to YouTube showing how they broke the good news to a high school senior in Edmond, Oklahoma.

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NewsOK.com

Bait vehicles help catch car thieves in Logan County, Oklahoma

At right: Logan County Chief Deputy Richard Stephens says about any car can be converted in to a bait car in about four hours.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Logan County, OK, Oklahoma City, OK, Norman, OK

Sun Aug 24, 2014

NewsOK.com

Tulsa's 'most violent and dangerous' gang taken down by phone calls

Last week's indictment against 51 people outlines the alleged drug-ring activity of Donald Walters, 34, who had at least 40 underlings, including members of the Hoover Crips.

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Related Topix: Tulsa, OK, Drugs, Walters, OK

Sat Aug 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

Oklahoma metro-area achievers

Todd Lechtenberger, First Med Urgent Care, was elected president; H.K. Hatcher, NBC Bank, was elected treasurer; and Andre Caldwell, Crowe and Dunlevy, was elected secretary.

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Related Topix: Edmond, OK, Religion, The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (Mormonism)

Fri Aug 22, 2014

Crimson And Cream Machine

Football Recruiting | Sooners Land Fourth Offensive Line Commitment Of 2015 Class

Oklahoma's 2015 football commitment list grew by one on Friday night when Dru Samia Tweeted out that he will be a Sooner.

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Related Topix: Danville, CA, Sports, NCAA Sports, University of Oklahoma NCAA

Hispanic Business

BRIEF: University of Oklahoma welcomes students to Norman with Howdy Week

The traditional Howdy Week that welcomes students to campus also included a Howdy Veterans luncheon on Thursday in the Couch Center cafeteria with special services and resources lined up to help their transition to university life.

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ABC News

Who Has the Advantage as Syria Moves to Take on ISIS?

This weekend the Syrian government reportedly bombed Islamic State of Iraq and Syria targets in Raqqa, the group's eastern stronghold and the base of operations for its summer offensives on Mosul and Iraqi Kurdistan .

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Related Topix: Middle East, Iraq, World News

The Big Lead

Oklahoma Suspending Joe Mixon While Pursuing Eligibility for Dorial...

On Monday, the University of Oklahoma announced that it was suspending running back Joe Mixon for the season.

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KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

Preview: Democrats faceoff in state Superintendent race

TONIGHT, WE ARE PROFILING THE CANDIDATES THE DEMOCRATIC RUNOFF FOR STATE SUPERINTENDENT.

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Thu Aug 21, 2014

KTUL-TV Tulsa

Supreme Court referee hears linebacker's case

Lawyers for the University of Oklahoma and a junior linebacker have met with an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee who will recommend whether the state Supreme Court should hear his case against the university.

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News9 Oklahoma City

Oklahoma Schools Facing More Than 800 Teaching Vacancies

However, OSSBA heard from only 75 percent of all school districts for the survey, so it believes the number is closer to 1,000.

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