Latest The Oklahoman Stories

2009-09-05 16:15:11

Oklahoma City Zoo officials say a baby chimp will go on display soon, nearly a year after its mother died giving birth to her. Dr.

2009-03-31 12:07:47

Two conjoined sisters separated 10 weeks ago are thriving, doctors at The Children's Hospital in Oklahoma City said. So far the girls have exceeded expectations, said pediatric surgeon Dr. David Tuggle.

2009-03-11 10:38:46

A new Internet bank, the Redneck Bank, was created for people with banking needs and a sense of humor, an Oklahoma banking official says. Wade Huckabay, whose family owns three banks in Oklahoma, said his new Bank of the Wichitas service, already has customers in 45 U.S.

2008-08-07 03:00:35

By Nolan Clay and John Estus, The Oklahoman Aug. 7--The Oklahoma County jail can be a deadly place. At least 44 jail inmates have died in the jail's custody since Jan. 1, 2000, records show. Several were suicides, often by hanging. A few were beaten to death by other inmates.

2008-08-06 03:00:55

By The Oklahoman Aug. 6--SAYRE -- A Carter man died Monday night after a single-vehicle accident in Beckham County, and a woman was killed near Broken Arrow, authorities said. -- Dean Ramirez, 46, Carter About 6:10 p.m.

2008-08-06 03:00:35

By Monica Albert, The Oklahoman Aug. 6--For more than 70 years, Czech Hall has been a place to practice polka and so much more. Founded in 1901, the hall was built on land donated by local Czech immigrants.

2008-08-06 03:00:35

By Gene Triplett, The Oklahoman Aug. 6--YUKON -- In a Yukon garage just off old Route 66, movie stars are being born -- and they're all named Eleanor.

2008-08-05 03:00:46

By Nolan Clay and Randy Ellis, The Oklahoman Aug. 5--How much do addictions cost? In Oklahoma alone, the cost may reach as much as $5.8 billion a year. That's billion, with a "b." That's as much as it cost three years ago to run Oklahoma's entire state government.

Word of the Day
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The word 'cespitose' comes from a Latin word meaning 'turf'.