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Sonic mystery slush flavor available for one day only

newsok.com — One and done is the idea behind Sonic Drive-In's Mystery Disappearing Slush. Customers will be able to order the mystery slush flavor Thursday only at Sonic Drive-Ins nationwide, but will be able to find out what the flavor is only when they order.

Oklahoma City-based Love's brings CNG fueling to Dallas

newsok.com — Love's Travel Stops continues to expand its network of compressed natural gas fueling facilities for heavy-duty trucks and passenger vehicles. The Oklahoma City-based convenience store and truck stop chain celebrated the opening of its newest CNG station Wednesday in Dallas, near the intersection of Interstate 20 and Interstate 35.

OKC's Neighborhood Services Organization prepares for a new home at old address

newsok.com — Neighborhood Services Organization, a social anchor for the Riverside neighborhood for 96 years, will build a $1.9 million home while retaining its decades-old address. Stacey Ninness, the agency's director, said site work began this month with construction to begin within the next few weeks.

Oklahoma State football: Cowboys trying to piece together offensive line

newsok.com — STILLWATER - Bob Connelly arrived for spring practice under the gun. First, he was replacing longtime offensive line coach Joe Wickline, who left to join Charlie Strong at Texas. Second, and more importantly, he faced a major overhaul of a line that had been ravaged by injury and defections.
Aug 21, 2014

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Oklahoma State football: Cowboys have good depth on defensive line

newsok.com — STILLWATER - Oklahoma State lost All-Big 12 defensive tackle Calvin Barnett... and got better up front? That's the value of depth, which Mike Gundy said has never been better along the defensive line in his time as Cowboys head coach. "I believe we're better than we were last year," Gundy said.
Aug 21, 2014

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Oklahoma City officials, Downtown Business Improvement District work on deal to cover damage in The Underground tunnels

newsok.com — No one claims ownership of the underground pedestrian tunnels that traverse downtown Oklahoma City, but an agreement is being drafted that may cover catastrophic damages including flooding and earthquake damage. The Downtown Business Improvement District, managed by Downtown Oklahoma City Inc., has assumed responsibility for the tunnels' upkeep and improvements since the 1999 collapse of the original operator, the Metro Conncourse Association.
Aug 21, 2014

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Silver Alert issued for missing Salina man

newsok.com — SALINA - Authorities have issued a Silver Alert for a missing Salina man Thursday, the Oklahoma Department of Public Safety reports. John Crandall, 79, was driving a red Ford F-25 pickup and may be headed to visit family in Michigan, authorities report. The Oklahoma vehicle license plate number is 403fel.

Oklahoma State football: Time Inc. and two Sports Illustrated reporters file motion to dismiss lawsuit for "The Dirty Game"

newsok.com — The defendants in a lawsuit filed against Sports Illustrated magazine for its 2013 investigative series into the Oklahoma State football program have filed have filed a motion to dismiss to case, said Gary Richardson, attorney for the plaintiff. The motion to dismiss claims the plaintiff - John Talley, an Oklahoma Fellowship of Christian Athletes representative - fails to "state a plausible claim."
Aug 20, 2014

RT @kylefredrickson: Time Inc., George Dorhrmann, & Thayer Evans have filed a motion to dismiss the case against SI for "The Dirty Game": h…

Aug 20, 2014

RT @kylefredrickson: Time Inc., George Dorhrmann, & Thayer Evans have filed a motion to dismiss the case against SI for "The Dirty Game": h…

Hot days ahead in Oklahoma

newsok.com — Hot days are ahead in Oklahoma with temperatures near 98 degrees Thursday, the National Weather Service reports. More of the same is ahead next week. High winds Thursday will gust up to 31 mph in central Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows: Thursday: Mostly sunny and hot with a high near 98.

Oklahoma City RedHawks: El Paso trims hot RedHawks

newsok.com — After returning home from a successful West Coast road trip, the RedHawks lost 2-1 to El Paso Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. In the opening game of an eight-game homestand, Oklahoma City took a 1-0 lead in the fourth on Matt Duffy's sacrifice fly that scored Joe Sclafani, who doubled to lead off the inning.
Aug 20, 2014

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Bill Greason & Mark House: together again

newsok.com — Oklahoman Mark House and baseball pioneer Bill Greason have a unique relationship. Greason is the pitcher who broke the color barrier in Oklahoma City, with the 1952 Oklahoma City Indians. After his baseball career, Greason became a minister in Birmingham, Ala., where I interviewed him in 2007, resulting in this column.

Oklahoma City RedHawks: RedHawks in the thick of division pennant race

newsok.com — A month ago, with the starting rotation mired in a major slump, the RedHawks were a longshot to make the Pacific Coast League playoffs. Despite a 2-1 loss to the El Paso Chihuahuas on Wednesday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark, the RedHawks opened their final homestand of the regular season involved in a pennant race.
Aug 20, 2014

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Oklahoma football: Depth a strength for Sooners on offensive line

newsok.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma lost a couple valuable players on the offensive line from last season with Gabe Ikard and Bronson Irwin lost to graduation. But this might be the deepest group of offensive linemen the Sooners have had in a long time.