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New R&J supper club presents the cocktail lounge as art

newsok.com — But chefs Jonathon Stranger and Russ Johnson are far from usual chefs. The first time Stranger and Johnson collaborated on a restaurant, the result was the game-changing, farm-to-fork concept Ludivine, 801 N Hudson Ave., where the menu doesn't look familiar from one week to the next.

OHP trooper who arrested Moore suspect in 2010 says she 'would have killed him'

Oct 01, 2014

Wow. -- OHP trooper who arrested Moore suspect in 2010 says she 'would have killed him' newsok.com/article/5347310

Oct 01, 2014

OHP trooper who arrested Moore suspect in 2010 says she 'would have killed him' newsok.com/article/5347310

OSU basketball: Five-star guard Jawun Evans commits to Cowboys

newsok.com — Oklahoma State's 2015 basketball recruiting class received a needed jolt Wednesday, with five-star point guard Jawun Evans committing to the Cowboys. A 6-foot senior at Dallas Kimball High, Evans announced his decision via ESPN.com. He is a consensus pick as one of the nation's premier point guards, rated as the No.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @ErikHorneOK: Got some CP3 in him MT @jjhelsley: We've added video of Jawun Evans now to our story. Good stuff. newsok.com/osu-basketball… #okstate

Oct 01, 2014

RT @ErikHorneOK: Big commit for Cowboys RT @jjhelsley: Story:Five-star guard Jawun Evans commits to Cowboys newsok.com/article/5347312 #okstate

OKC Thunder: Serge Ibaka is a stretch four and he's not afraid to let you know about it

newsok.com — Serge Ibaka has long established himself as one of the best mid-range shooting big men in the game, dropping 17-footers in at a deadly rate. And over the past two seasons, Ibaka has stretched out his shooting range, making 43 of his 117 three-point attempts.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @anthonyVslater: Here's the video of that Serge Ibaka "I'm already a stretch four" exchange -> bit.ly/YOl1kB

Power Boost: New electricity transmission lines allow power to move more easily throughout the region

newsok.com — A nearly 300-mile transmission line between the Lubbock, Texas, area to Woodard is now operational in a move designed to allow electricity to more easily travel throughout the region. Texas utility Xcel Energy said Monday it has activated the Texas portion of the line.
Oct 01, 2014

New transmission lines allow #electricity to move more easily throughout region. (by @awilmoth) newsok.com/article/5347198 on @NewsOK

Moore Police Department calls press conference to discuss unauthorized visitor at high school

newsok.com — MOORE - Moore police are holding a news conference Wednesday afternoon to discuss an incident in which a man made unauthorized entry into the high school and asked suspicious questions earlier this month. An unidentified man made "unauthorized entry" into Moore High School during lunch on Sept. 23, police said.
Oct 01, 2014

RT @NewsOK: Follow live coverage of the @MoorePolice news conference here: newsok.com/article/5347358 @DMSlipke will also be tweeting.

deadCenter Film Festival visiting Bartlesville today

newsok.com — BARTLESVILLE - The deadCENTER Film Festival will visit Bartlesville today for a one-day festival from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Theater Bartlesville, 312 S Dewey Ave. The festival will include a community workshop and two screenings. All activities are free and open to the public. Attendees are encouraged to register at www.theaterbartlesville.com.

What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 1, 2014: Hear Gov’t Mule at the Diamond Ballroom

newsok.com — Today's featured event: Hear Southern rockers Gov't Mule's at 8 tonight at the Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S Eastern Ave. Doors open at 7 p.m. Gov't Mule is on the road this summer with their "20 Years Strong" tour, celebrating two decades of the legendary band. Founding guitarist Warren Haynes and Co.
Oct 01, 2014

What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 1, 2014: Hear Gov’t Mule at the Diamond Ballroom bit.ly/YNWGvh

Valentine leaves The George and other news to chew on

newsok.com — Four months after opening The George Prime Steakhouse, executive chef Josh Valentine has resigned and chef Chad Willis will step in to take over. The George, which sits atop the historic Founders Tower, is owned by Kevin George, who says Valentine's departure is completely amicable and simply a matter of Valentine being presented with opportunities [...]
Oct 01, 2014

Parting is sweet sorrow for @ChefPorkBelly, who leaves The George Prime Steakhouse and other news to chew on newsok.com/article/5347353

Slimmer OJ Mayo kicks off season with Bucks

newsok.com — ST. FRANCIS, Wis. (AP) - O.J. Mayo has very few memories of last season. It's probably a good thing, considering he played in just 52 games - only 23 starts - for the Milwaukee Bucks and finished with career lows in just about every offensive category.

Track Debut: Moongiant's gentle new tune "Nightjar"

newsok.com — Oklahoma City-based band Moongiant has wrapped its debut EP "Territories," and I've got an exclusive debut of the folky ballad "Nightjar." Jacob Mann (drums/vocals) and Erich Massad (vocals/guitar) met me at Saints Pub in September, and we discussed how the above song was created.