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OKC's only vegan restaurant closes

newsok.com — Tamazul, Oklahoma City's only totally vegan restaurant, has closed at the Classen Curve shopping center and its celebrity chef owner Matthew Kenney has left behind unpaid bills. Classen Curve moved... Oklahoman subscribers have early access to this article. Unlock it below. What is this? Learn more.

Police arrest Oklahoma teen for alleged threat

newsok.com — DUNCAN - Authorities in southwest Oklahoma have arrested a teenager on suspicion of threatening a shooting at a high school. Duncan police say the threat was posted on the social media application Yik Yak. A local television station reports that a 15-year-old boy was arrested late Wednesday in connection with the postings.
Oct 30, 2014

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Interview, video & photos: Vince Gill attends unveiling a sculpture in his likeness at his Oklahoma City alma mater, Northwest Classen High School

newsok.com — brightcove]3865208925001[/brightcove] A version of this story appears in Thursday's The Oklahoman. Vince Gill returns to Oklahoma City alma mater for unveiling of bronze statue The 20-time Grammy winner returned to the Oklahoma City school where he graduated for a ceremony to unveil a 9 1/2-foot-tall sculpture in his likeness.
Oct 30, 2014

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Cirque du Soleil's "Varekai" coming to Oklahoma City and Tulsa

newsok.com — "Varekai," Cirque du Soleil's latest arena touring production, will swing into Tulsa and Oklahoma City for seven performances in each city. "Varekai," which means "wherever" in the Romany language of the gypsies, will play Jan. 21-25 at Tulsa's BOK Center, 200 S Denver. Tickets go on sale at 10 a.m.

Tickets on sale Friday to Miranda Lambert's March Oklahoma City show

newsok.com — Country music superstar Miranda Lambert, who lives in Tishomingo, will bring her 2015 "Certified Platinum Tour" to her adopted home state for a March 6 show at Chesapeake Energy Arena, 100 W Reno. The tour is supporting her smash 2014 album "Platinum" and features special guests Justin Moore, Sunny Sweeney and Jukebox Mafia.

What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 30, 2014: Check out HallowMarine at the Oklahoma Aquarium

newsok.com — Today's featured event: JENKS - Celebrate the season with trick-or-treating, mermaid and pirate dive shows and carnival-style games from 6:30 to 9 p.m. Friday at the Oklahoma Aquarium, 300 Aquarium Drive. Information: (918) 296-3474 or www.okaquarium.org. For more events, go to newsok.com/events. -BAM
Oct 30, 2014

What to do in Oklahoma on Oct. 30, 2014: Check out HallowMarine at the Oklahoma Aquarium newsok.com/what-to-do-in-…

Kingfisher man killed in crash Wednesday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports

newsok.com — KINGFISHER - A Kingfisher man is dead in a single-vehicle crash, the Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports. About 7:10 p.m. Wednesday, Edward Lee Hale Jr., 27, was killed on Airport Road at County Road 2830 about 2 miles west of Kingfisher, the patrol reports. Hale was dead at the scene.
Oct 30, 2014

Kingfisher man killed in crash Wednesday, Oklahoma Highway Patrol reports newsok.com/article/5361778

Accident reported on John Kilpatrick Turnpike in north Oklahoma City Thursday

newsok.com — An accident with injury has been reported in the eastbound lanes of John Kilpatrick Turnpike at N May Avenue, the city of Oklahoma City website reports. Delays are expected in the area. Check NewsOK.com for updates.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @NewsOK: Accident reported on John Kilpatrick Turnpike in north Oklahoma City Thursday bit.ly/1tSSSGI

Oct 30, 2014

Accident reported on John Kilpatrick Turnpike in north Oklahoma City Thursday newsok.com/article/5361788

Interview and photos: Vince Gill attends unveiling a sculpture in his likeness at his Oklahoma City alma mater, Northwest Classen High School

newsok.com — A version of this story appears in Thursday's The Oklahoman. Vince Gill returns to Oklahoma City alma mater for unveiling of bronze statue The 20-time Grammy winner returned to the Oklahoma City school where he graduated for a ceremony to unveil a 9 1/2-foot-tall sculpture in his likeness.
Oct 30, 2014

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Oklahoma pro-capitalism museum met ironic end

newsok.com — 1975: Bob Rowland, director for the American Citizenship Center, housed at Oklahoma Christian University, begins to conceptualize a pavilion to tell "the story of man's freedom to create and produce." 1978: Rod Lopez-Fabrega, a Connecticut-based exhibit designer who had created exhibits for many major corporations, and Wilson Martin, a designer for Walt Disney World, were tapped to design 15 major exhibits for Enterprise Square.
Oct 30, 2014

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WR Dannon Cavil leaves Sooners

newsok.com — Redshirt freshman wide receiver Dannon Cavil tweeted Wednesday night that he had decided to leave the Sooners. "After careful consideration and much prayer, I've decided to pursue a transfer from the University of Oklahoma," Cavil posted. "This was not an easy decision to make however, I believe it is the right decision for me based on my [...]

Sunny and 70s Thursday, freeze watch early Saturday in Oklahoma

newsok.com — Skies will be sunny with temperatures in the 70s Thursday in central Oklahoma. Temperatures will be cooler Friday with a high temperature of 58 degrees. There is a freeze watch for central Oklahoma early Saturday morning. The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows: Thursday: Sunny with a high near 74.
Oct 30, 2014

Sunny and 70s Thursday, freeze watch early Saturday in Oklahoma okne.ws/1q2hM0e

Nothing is wrong with OU football; everyone else just gotten better

newsok.com — NORMAN - I've been getting a certain question a lot the last 10-11 days. Maybe you've been asking the question a lot. What's wrong with OU football? My answer is not popular. But I think it's bedrock truth. Nothing much. Sooner football's in fine shape. High-caliber players. High-caliber coaches. High-caliber resources.
Oct 29, 2014

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Oct 29, 2014

Nothing is wrong with OU football; everyone else just gotten better bit.ly/1tPXoG8 (via @berrytramel)

Police investigate homicide in Stillwater

newsok.com — One man was found dead and another was taken into custody Wednesday in connection with the man's death, Stillwater police said. About 2:45 p.m. Wednesday, police were called to a home in the 400 block of S Oakdale Drive, near W Sixth Street and Country Club Road, police Capt.

Oklahoma football: Sooners offensive lineman Derek Farniok will face his brother as an opponent one last time

newsok.com — Tom and Derek Farniok's mother isn't hard to pick out of the crowd when Oklahoma plays football against Iowa State. She's the one wearing the jersey that is split down the middle - half Iowa State for Tom, half Oklahoma for Derek. "I wanted to do something to represent both of them," said Christine Farniok-Jones.
Oct 29, 2014

Oklahoma football: Sooners offensive lineman Derek Farniok will face his brother as an opponent one last time bit.ly/1tPQG2O

Oct 29, 2014

RT @jasonkersey: Here's my story about the two oldest Farniok brothers meeting for the last time as Big 12 rivals this weekend: newsok.com/oklahoma-footb…

Oct 29, 2014

Here's my story about the two oldest Farniok brothers meeting for the last time as Big 12 rivals this weekend: newsok.com/oklahoma-footb…

Haunted house in Midtown Oklahoma City is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant

newsok.com — Dick Parr is still greeting customers at Bricktown Burgers with his customary smile, not giving off any hint that his daughter Shelly Conrad is in need of a kidney transplant due to complications from lupus.
Oct 29, 2014

RT @NewsOK: Haunted house in Midtown Oklahoma City is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant bit.ly/1DyXQsd

Oct 29, 2014

RT @julianakeeping: Haunted house in Midtown Oklahoma City is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant newsok.com/article/5361272

Oct 29, 2014

Haunted house in Midtown Oklahoma City is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant newsok.com/article/5361272

Oct 29, 2014

Haunted house in Midtown #OKC is aimed at helping ailing woman obtain kidney transplant newsok.com/article/5361272

Five observations from the Thunder's 106-89 opening-night loss in Portland

newsok.com — Here are five observations from the Thunder's season-opening loss to Portland: 1. Expected defeat - Tough loss, but not a terrible one. The Thunder remained in it most of the night. Even held a two-point lead after three quarters. The fourth was about as ugly as it gets.
Oct 30, 2014

RT @anthonyVslater: Five observations (and lots of Vines) from the Thunder's 106-89 season-opening loss in Portland: bit.ly/102nb0J

Wednesday Video Spotlight: Final "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer debuts as tickets go on sale

newsok.com — The final trailer for the upcoming blockbuster "The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1″ debuted today, the same day as advanced tickets went on sale. In the trailer, we get to see the Mockingjay, aka Katniss Everdeen (Jennifer Lawrence), deliver a defiant message for tyrannical President Snow (Donald Sutherland) We also get to see Peeta [...]
Oct 30, 2014

Wednesday Video Spotlight: Final "Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1" trailer debuts as tickets go on sale bit.ly/1sIir73

Country star Vince Gill returns to Oklahoma City alma mater for unveiling of bronze statue

newsok.com — Before the shutter clicked, Northwest Classen High School's most famous graduate paid the smiling freshman a big compliment: "If I live long enough, I'll come for the dedication of yours, OK?" As part of a whirlwind homecoming trip, Gill, 57, returned to his alma mater Wednesday to help unveil the larger-than-life bronze statue by local sculptor Jack Nortz.
Oct 30, 2014

Country star Vince Gill returns to Oklahoma City alma mater for unveiling of bronze statue bit.ly/1viJJCH