Latest The Oklahoman Stories
By Susan Simpson, The Oklahoman Jul. 26--TULSA -- Oklahoma State University is partnering with a Tulsa family that has a dream of a visual and performing arts high school open to students from across the state.
By Jennifer Griswold, The Oklahoman Jul. 26--NEWCASTLE -- City officials have banned all outdoor watering through 5 p.m. Sunday and are considering stricter water rationing rules once the ban is lifted.
By Jason Singer, The Oklahoman Jul. 26--Earlier this month, a nine-second video of a man taunting a jaguar at the Oklahoma City Zoo surfaced on the Internet. Within 72 hours, more than 50,000 people had viewed it.
By Susan Simpson, The Oklahoman Jul. 25--An Oklahoma City man hopes to use a recently won doctoral scholarship to someday boost the number of American Indians teaching in Oklahoma business colleges.
By Julie Bisbee, The Oklahoman Jul. 25--MEDFORD -- An inmate who spent several months as a fugitive in Maine slipped out a bathroom window at the Grant County jail early Thursday and stole a sheriff's department truck.
By Natasha Mitchell, The Oklahoman Jul. 25--Just as the late Oklahoma jazz guitarist Charlie Christian made a lasting impression on today's artists with his compositions, jazz saxophonist Kirk Whalum is connecting with the next generation as an artist-in-residence, and with fans through technology.
By Chris Casteel and John David Sutter, The Oklahoman Jul. 25--A federal judge in Seattle ruled Thursday that ranchers who had been preparing to use land in a U.S. Department of Agriculture conservation program for haying and grazing can do so for a limited time.
By Robert Medley, The Oklahoman Jul. 23--KINGFISHER -- Landowners along a proposed 120-mile Oklahoma Gas & Electric Co. power line should join together to oppose the line, a Woodward landowner said at a meeting Tuesday.
By Jennifer Griswold, The Oklahoman Jul. 23--NORMAN -- Norman's high school students now can receive academic credit for science courses offered through programs at Moore Norman Technology Center.
By Don Mecoy, The Oklahoman Jul. 22--TULSA -- Lenders have seized control of SemGroup Energy Partners, exercising their rights under agreements with the increasingly troubled parent of the Tulsa energy partnership, the company announced Monday.
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