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Beyond 9:03

  Morning dawns in Oklahoma City. In the stillness, the reflecting pool stretches as long as a football field, mirror-still and darker than night. The only sound is water, gently flowing where once was a busy stretch of NW 5th Street. …

Experience in a Box

Four entrepreneurs are determined to help other local business owners keep business rolling during the COVID-19 crisis. Layne Ferguson and his partners—Landon Ferguson, Connor Cox and Ibsen Crespo—of Capitals Ice Cream in Midtown and Cities Ice Cream in Edmond have…

COVID-19 Local Resource Guide

  We are sharing a daily updated list of ways 405 residents can continue to support local businesses during this crisis. To include your business or organization on this list, please complete this form. 9th Street Barking Lot Urban dog…

Head ’Em Up …

  In the 1860s, trader Jesse Chisholm forged his way north from the Red River into Kansas to establish the famed Chisholm Trail. At the confluence of the Arkansas and the Little Arkansas Rivers, he founded a trading post that…

The Reformer

When Oklahoma conducted the largest commutation of nonviolent offenders in U.S. history, releasing over 500 individuals on Nov. 4, 2019, the former inmates were not just taken to the gate and told they were free to go. Because of efforts…

A Pain-Free Future

Sickle cell anemia is a painful disease. It plugs up blood vessels, starves organs of oxygen and causes episodes known as “pain crises” that send sufferers to the hospital.   Rodger McEver, M.D., treated many patients with sickle cell while…

Score Search

College-bound students looking to maximize their ACT scores will have more options this year. Starting in September, students may retake the English, reading, math and science sections separately, according to the nonprofit organization that administers the test widely used as…

“You are what you eat.”

  It’s an old adage that I embrace wholeheartedly. As I’ve traveled around the country, I’ve had the opportunity to take numerous cooking classes, which not only introduced me to cultural flavors, but added to my culinary repertoire. And those…

A Salute to Shoeless Joe

Adventure Grandma Elaine Warner hits the road to Greenville, South Carolina, and finds a new baseball hero on the centennial of the Black Sox scandal.