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 By Josh Dulaney    Regional    June 13, 2019

Oklahoma City artist finds success starting clothing line

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Haley Griffin is much like the clothes she makes — cool and comfortable. In late 2017, the Arkansas transplant started DuBeck & Co., a clothing brand with threads created in south Oklahoma City and sold online, and at local...

 
 By Josh Dulaney    Regional    May 30, 2019

Oklahoma city native handcrafts pottery made out of clay

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Dickerson had his whole world in his hands. As he sat at the potter's wheel in a small shop at House of Clay on a recent Wednesday morning, wet clay slipped between his fingers and he occasionally wiped the brown grime...

 
 By Josh Dulaney    Regional    May 26, 2019

Oklahoma City man receives a Ph.D. by using hip-hop research

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stevie "Dr. View" Johnson wants to elevate the lives of young people of color, one beat, one rhyme and one doctorate degree at a time. A 29-year-old music producer from Longview, Texas, who put roots down in Oklahoma City with...

 
 By Josh Dulaney    Regional    May 23, 2019

Oklahoma City man receives a Ph.D. by using hip-hop research

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Stevie "Dr. View" Johnson wants to elevate the lives of young people of color, one beat, one rhyme and one doctorate degree at a time. A 29-year-old music producer from Longview, Texas, who put roots down in Oklahoma City with...

 
 By Josh Dulaney    Regional    May 3, 2019

Oklahoma City's jazz scene prospering in the metro area

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — With the crowd bobbing in front of her, the booze flowing around her and the jazz group bouncing behind her, singer Chanda Graham grabbed the microphone and belted out a lyric that ignited the Ice Event Center and Grill. "He's...

 

University of Oklahoma professor leads dry stream research

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Cutting under a bridge along East Indian Hills Road near Norman, Elm Creek transforms from pool to riffle and teems with midges, detritivores and oligochaetes. Big words for bugs and worms. Listen long enough to Daniel C....

 
 By JOSH DULANEY    Regional    May 6, 2018

Oklahoma City residents reflect on #MeToo movement

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — On the balcony of an apartment building just off the main drag of the Plaza District, a group of friends reflected on the perils their generation faces in an era when the shifting sands of romance can lead to a fling or a...

 
 By JOSH DULANEY    Regional    April 8, 2018

Advocates call on Oklahoma employers to hire more ex-inmates

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It has taken more than a year to move from a jail cell to an office desk, but for Brandi Davis, a recovering opioid addict who faced a lengthy prison term, time has proven to be an effective teacher. No longer wanting to rush...

 

Oklahoma judge works to reduce county jail population

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — It may be the only time he gets away with catcalling a judge. On her weekend mission to release certain inmates from the Oklahoma County jail, Oklahoma County District Judge Cindy Truong, trading the black robe of the bench...

 

Oklahoma pilot program helps ex-inmates find employment

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Most people wouldn't look forward to a shift in a drainage ditch, with crisp winds whipping into the thick brush and making the work even tougher. But on a gray Tuesday morning in Edgemere Park, Kevin Fletcher of Oklahoma City...

 

More funeral directors needed in Oklahoma

EDMOND, Okla. (AP) — When given the opportunity a few years ago to shadow a professional at work, Quint Lockwood knocked on the door of a funeral director. The transformative experience unfolded while he attended Caney Valley High School in...

 

Oklahoma sees growth in immigrants from Central America

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Talk quickly turns to tamales when Edgar Argueta considers the differences between Hispanic groups who call Oklahoma home. The 64-year-old property owner prefers tamales wrapped in plantain leaves, like the kind he ate in his...

 

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