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WFLD's Alexa Helms Reportedly Pulled Off Anchor Desk After Three Months

Anchor Alexa Helms has been moved off the anchor desk at Chicago Fox-owned station WFLD after just three months, reports media writer Robert Feder , citing station insiders . Until a permanent replacement is named, Lisa Chavarria, Melody Mendez and Tisha Lewis will rotate filling in on Fox 32's Saturday and Sunday newscasts alongside Larry Yellen.

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Related Topix: Entertainment, Television

Sat Sep 13, 2014

KRMG-AM Tulsa

No political chatter 7 weeks before Okla. election

Oklahoma's broadcast airwaves are practically void of political advertising just seven weeks before Oklahomans make their choices for the U.S. Senate, Congress, governor and other statewide elective offices in the Nov. 4 general election. Voters were inundated with political chatter as candidates tried to gain momentum in the days and weeks before June and August primary elections where voters picked their parties' nominees for the state's top offices.

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Related Topix: US Politics, US News, Representative Mary Fallin, Republican, US House of Representatives, Oklahoma, Mary Fallin, US Governors

News9 Oklahoma City

Former OU Star Peterson Released On Bond

Authorities said former University of Oklahoma star, Adrian Peterson, turned himself in Saturday after a warrant was issued against him for injury to a child. According to Lt.

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Related Topix: Montgomery County, TX, Prison

NewsOK.com

Music to enhance lunch hours at Norman's Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art on Tuesdays

Jazz ensemble students at the University of Oklahoma School of Music will perform at noon Tuesday at the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art. University of Oklahoma World Music Professor Christine Souza gives a marimba concert as part of a previous year's Tuesday Noon Concerts series.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

WFAA-TV Dallas

Over three decades, Dr. Ron Anderson shapeda

Dr. Ron Anderson, a nationally known figure in helping everyone get health care, has died. Anderson died of rapidly advancing cancer at his home.

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Fri Sep 12, 2014

NewsOK.com

OU sets 'Live On, University' fundraising goal at $500 million

Surrounded by student scholarship recipients, alumni and friends of the University of Oklahoma, President David Boren announced Friday the launch of an ambitious $500 million Live On, University fundraising campaign. Charles Stephenson, Molly Boren, Peggy Stephenson and James Gallogly applaud Friday as University of Oklahoma President David Boren announces the launch of a $500 million fundraising campaign.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma Government

Hispanic Business

Sotomayor Calls for More Diversity on Court

Sept. 12--The U.S. Supreme Court could use more diversity, Associate Justice Sonia Sotomayor said Thursday during an appearance at Oklahoma City University. "It's a positive thing for the judiciary to be diverse -- not in the traditional ways that people think of diversity, which is race, ethnicity and gender," said Sotomayor, the first Hispanic justice on the court.

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Related Topix: US News, US Supreme Court, Sonia Sotomayor, Oklahoma City University, Oklahoma

Oklahoma City Friday

40 Years of Friday: Where are they now?

Betsy steps up to the plate for HH Betsy Horn has been with Heritage Hall School for the past 34 years. During that time she's done some pretty incredible things in support of school projects.

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Altus Times

Bedlam Blood Drive comes to Altus Sept. 18

Oklahoma Blood Institute is bringing Bedlam to Altus with a game plan to save lives. Anyone, 16 years or older*, is urged to donate Thursday, Sept.

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Related Topix: Altus, OK, Jackson County, OK

AccuWeather.com

Texas Communities Relieved as Season Change Triggers Migration for Nuisance Birds

The destinations to which certain birds will travel and the specific timing of their southward departures may differ, but the migration period has begun. In Houston, the birds annually take over a local park for their spring and summer home, causing one section of it to be closed to the public, ABC 13 in Houston reported.

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Related Topix: Agriculture, Science, US Military, Sheppard Air Force Base, US Air Force

Las Cruces Sun-News

Denise Chavez publishes new book "The King and Queen of Comezon"

The book launch for "The King and Queen of Comezon," a novel written by Denise Chavez, will take place Monday and Tuesday at La Casa de Mi Alma Wellness Center, 920 North Alameda Blvd. The book is published by the University of Oklahoma Press in Norman, Oklahoma. "The word, comezon is more than an itch: it's a long-standing desire that will never be fulfilled.

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Thu Sep 11, 2014

NewsOK.com

Norman's art walk lights up downtown

A tree lighting ceremony will brighten downtown on Friday night as the monthly art walk gets underway with live music, art activities for children, artists' receptions and a slew of food truck offerings. Juliana Gifford tosses water balloons during a Kid's Corner event at one of Norman's monthly art walks.

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Tallahassee Democrat

Alpha Omicron Pi breaks ground on new house

The women of Alpha Omicron Pi gathered around the lot at 641 West Pensacola Street this past weekend to break ground on their new home.

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Related Topix: Alpha Omicron Pi, Omicron Pi, Student Society, Sororities, Fraternities, West Pensacola, FL, Florida State University, University of Washington

Hispanic Business

Findings from University of Oklahoma Yields New Findings on Fuzzy...

It is useful to identify the artifact for quality control of radar data used in numerical weather prediction and quantitative precipitation estimation." Our news editors obtained a quote from the research from the University of in radar data for the above applications and to help identify hailstones within thunderstorms.

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Examiner.com

Miss Oklahoma wins preliminary Miss America swimsuit competition

Is Alex Eppler the reason God made Oklahoma? Perhaps not, but she may be one of the reasons He granted people the talent of designing swimsuits. Eppler, the reigning Miss Oklahoma , won the preliminary Miss America swimsuit competition on Wednesday night.

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Wed Sep 10, 2014

NewsOK.com

Former OU football player T.J. Hamilton believes name will be cleared in fraud case

State regulators and former investors claim former football player T.J. Hamilton conned investors to further his country music career, but the aspiring Nashville star believes his name soon will be cleared - and he's just released a new single. Aspiring country music singer and former OU walk-on football player T.J. Hamilton is accused of using investors' money for fraudulent purposes, including to further his music career.

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National Review Online

Katherine Timpf: Bras Are Now Racist Because They Come in 'Nude'

"How would it make you feel that the fashion industry and society at large has based its ideal of nude on Caucasian people? That the color of your skin doesn't count as 'nude'?" asks the staff editorial, published by the Oklahoma Daily , the official newspaper of the University of Oklahoma. The board used the same reasoning to conclude that that "nude" makeup, "flesh-colored" clothing, and Band-Aids were also racist.

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Newswise

Chicago Booth Professor Honored by European Finance Association

Michael Weber , assistant professor of Finance and Neubauer Family Faculty Fellow at the University of Chicago Booth School of Business , received two awards from the European Finance Association at its 41st annual meeting in Switzerland. "The awards are a great recognition and it feels fabulous that the most esteemed colleagues in the profession recognize and value my work," Weber says.

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Star-Telegram.com

Americans have long history of serving people in foreign countries

When Dr. Kent Brantly emerged from the isolation unit at Emory University Hospital in Atlanta last month, apparently cured of the deadly Ebola virus that had stricken him in West Africa, he thanked his caregivers and all the people around the world who had been praying for him. But the doctor, who did his internship at John Peter Smith Hospital in Fort Worth before going to do charity work in Liberia, quickly turned attention from himself to those who continue to battle the disease in Africa.

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Related Topix: Fulton County, GA, Atlanta, GA, Emory University, Travel, Africa, Nigeria Travel, South Africa Travel, Nigeria Travel, Africa, South Africa Travel, Africa, Mali Travel, Africa Travel, Mali Travel

Tue Sep 09, 2014

NewsOK.com

Where do Oklahoma colleges fall on just-released rankings list?

Three Oklahoma universities are included on the National Universities Rankings list. Five are on the Regional Universities Rankings list and five others on the Regional Colleges Rankings list.

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Related Topix: Oklahoma, Oklahoma City University, Princeton University, Harvard University, Yale University

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