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2008-08-05 03:00:39

By Jesse Olivarez, The Oklahoman Aug. 5--DEL CITY -- Working parents with students in Del City Elementary School may soon have the chance to save money on day care expenses.

2008-08-05 03:00:30

By Ann DeFrange, The Oklahoman Aug. 5--I'll be really busy this weekend with sprints and dashes, leaps and lunges. I'll be right there on the balance beam and the diving board, doing my best.

2008-08-05 03:00:22

By Augie Frost, The Oklahoman Aug. 5--You may think you deleted that file from your computer. You might think emptying the recycle bin will erase it forever. But deep in the recesses of your hard drive, the file remains intact and can be found -- by someone who knows how to look.

2008-08-05 03:00:20

By The Oklahoman Aug. 5--The Internet connection that most Americans have in their homes may cost much more than a $25 monthly subscription fee. U.S.

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By The Oklahoman Aug. 4--Community leaders are mourning the passing of a pioneering oil and natural gas exploration leader who co-founded a business that today is Oklahoma's largest publicly-traded company.

2008-08-04 03:00:28

By The Oklahoman Aug. 4--Community leaders are mourning the passing of a pioneering oil and natural gas exploration leader who co-founded a business that today is Oklahoma's largest publicly traded company.

2008-08-04 03:00:18

By Carrie Coppernoll, The Oklahoman Aug. 4--The revamped Children's Zoo exhibit at the Oklahoma City Zoo will be much the same as the old exhibit -- same size, same location and the same animals. However, the goal will be much different.

2008-08-03 15:00:15

By Julie Bisbee, The Oklahoman Aug. 3--TULSA -- Art and music festivals are becoming big business in Oklahoma cities, not just for artists, but for businesses and community leaders who see creating a vibrant arts community as a solid economic development move.

2008-08-03 03:00:13

By John David Sutter, The Oklahoman Aug. 3--A plucky little bird in northwest Oklahoma -- known for its comical mating dances in which it patters around like a jittery wind-up toy -- has found itself pitted against an unlikely environmental foe.

2008-08-02 06:00:24

By Tami Althoff, The Oklahoman Aug. 2--NORMAN -- Three years ago, Jenna McIntosh decided to find a summer project she could do with her granddaughter, Abby Flax, now 11.


Word of the Day
bretelles
  • In dressmaking, straps running from the belt in front over the shoulders to the belt in the back, with more or less elaboration of trimming and outline. They usually broaden at the shoulder and narrow toward the waist.
The word 'bretelles' comes from a French word meaning 'braces'.