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  1. Sen. Treat selects committee chairsRead the original story

    Thursday Sep 6 | Tulsa Beacon

    ... agencies on the FY'20 budget and I look forward to the new subcommittee chairs joining the effort," said Thompson, R-Okemah. "We're going to pore over each agency budget and ask tough, meaningful questions so that we can gather information that will ...

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  2. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians...Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Aug 24 | NewsOK.com

    NewsOK Pro is a fast and easy way to build your own customized topic pages and add them to the existing NewsOK you've grown to love. What to do in Oklahoma on Aug. 25, 2018: See Oklahoma musicians perform at the 'Play It Loud - LIVE' benefit show at Shawnee's Grand Casino Carter Sampson performs during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  3. Interviews and video: Oklahoma-Texas musician Jimmy LaFave recorded...Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 21 | NewsOK.com

    ... provided] Jaimee Harris performs a song by the late Jimmy LaFave on July 12 during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Archives] OKEMAH - Peering out of pink heart-shaped sunglasses, Jaimee Harris crooned ...

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  4. Making 'Peace' with dying: Oklahoma-Texas musician recorded final...Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 20 | NewsOK.com

    ... of terminal cancer. His final album, "Peace Town," was released July 13 on his Music Road Records. [Photo provided] OKEMAH - Peering out of pink heart-shaped sunglasses Jaimee Harris crooned of the sunshiny dreams in Jimmy LaFave's song "Island." ...

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  5. Interview and video: Singer-songwriter Emily Elbert books...Read the original story w/Photo

    Aug 10, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Ten years ago, teenage troubadour Emily Elbert earned a standing ovation in her Woody Guthrie Folk Festival debut at Brick Street CafA , where she strummed an acoustic guitar almost as big as she and held the last note of her jazzy number "I Feel Fine" a breathtakingly long time, to the delight of the about 250 music fans assembled in the Okemah venue. "I still get that feedback about the guitar," Elbert, now 29, said with a laugh.

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  6. Teachers shop for free supplies, booksRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 8, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Teachers from places such as Noble, Okemah, Sulphur and Snyder waited patiently - some for two hours - to stake their claim on a warehouse full of donated books and classroom supplies. Cristy Gosset, a vocal music teacher at Western Oaks Elementary School in the Putnam City District, picked up dry erase markers, spiral notebooks and tape, along with a new printer.

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  7. Interview and videos: Oklahoma singer-songwriter Buffalo Rogers...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 27, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Buffalo Rogers smiles during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Spend an hour listening to his music or chatting with him about it, and you're liable to get an earful of intriguing literary references, memorably down-home turns of phrase and colorful yarns about the people, places and experiences he's collected over his years as an Oklahoma troubadour.

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  8. Sterling JonesRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 21, 2018 | Chaffee County Times

    ... and received his crown of glory and is now resting in the arms of his Savior, Jesus Christ. Sterling was born in Okemah, Okla., on June 6, 1932, to Judge Dick and Idabel Jones. While at OU, he met the love of his life, RaeDonna Lee Moore, whom he ...

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  9. What to do in Oklahoma on July 16, 2018: Hear Willis Alan Ramsey and...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 16, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... along with Bob Childers' "Woody's Road." Fresh off his headlining set at last week's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Ramsey will headline the Cimarron Breeze Concert series' fifth annual post-Woodyfest show. Tyler, a Tulsa musician whose ...

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  10. Interviews, photos and video: Oklahoma red dirt musician Randy Crouch ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Randy Crouch performs with the Red Dirt Rangers during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah on Thursday. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman] Buffalo Rogers speaks during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah, Okla., Thursday, July 12, 2018.

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  11. Oklahoma town doubles in population for Woody Guthrie festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 14, 2018 | Valley News Live

    Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival.

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  12. Oklahoma Town Doubles in Population For Woody Guthrie FestivalRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Billboard

    ... for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. Performers this year include Grammy winner ...

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  13. Photos and video: 'Peace Town,' the late Jimmy LaFave's final album of recordings, out todayRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    ... of The Who. Foremost among the artists LaFave admired was Oklahoma folk icon Woody Guthrie. A stalwart performer at Okemah's Woody Guthrie Folk Festival and later Tulsa's Woody Guthrie Center, LaFave was hailed by Oklahoma Today as "a true link ...

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  14. Oklahoma music notable Randy Crouch spreads red dirt at WoodyFest and beyondRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Randy Crouch performs with the Red Dirt Rangers during the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival in Okemah on Thursday. [Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman] OKEMAH - Buffalo Rogers is convinced that Randy Crouch is a "fourth-dimensional being" - and he has the stories to back up his theory.

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  15. Okemah Doubles In Population Ahead Of Woody Guthrie FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival .

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  16. Oklahoma town doubles in population for Woody Guthrie festRead the original story

    Jul 13, 2018 | KTEN-TV Denison

    Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that the town of Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. 1 comment

  17. Oklahoma town doubles in population for Woody Guthrie festRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | Greenwich Citizen

    In this July 18, 2014 file photo, Jason Mraz performs on NBC's "Today" show in New York. The Grammy winner is one of the starS that will be performing at the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival on Okemah, Okla., running July 11-15, 2018.

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  18. Okemah Doubles In Population Ahead Of Woody Guthrie FestRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | News9 Oklahoma City

    Woody Guthrie's Oklahoma hometown has doubled in population as thousands gather for a music festival in honor of the "This Land Is Your Land" singer. The Journal Record reports that Okemah jumps from about 3,000 to 6,000 people during the annual Woody Guthrie Folk Festival .

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  19. Interviews and video: Oklahoma singer-songwriter and high school...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 13, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    After being featured at the open mic the past two years, Oklahoma singer-songwriter Ken Pomeroy, 15, is returning to Okemah this year to play her own set at the Woody Guthrie Folk Festival. [Photo by Wendy Thomas-Pomeroy] When Ken Pomeroy was in eighth grade, she penned a nine-minute song about Woody Guthrie for the National History Day Contest.

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  20. What to do in Oklahoma on July 11, 2018: Hear Joel Rafael with John...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 11, 2018 | NewsOK.com

    Singer-songwriter Joel Rafael will team with John Trudell's Bad Dog for a special benefit performance at 8 tonight at Okemah's historic Crystal Theatre, 401 W Broadway, to open the 21st Annual Wood Guthrie Folk Festival. Rafael, a longtime student of Woody Guthrie, has composed the music to five Guthrie lyrics and released two albums of new and familiar Guthrie songs.

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