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College football: Football programs can now make summer workouts mandatory

newsok.com — NORMAN - Major college football coaches can now require players to participate in eight hours per week of conditioning, weight training and film study during the summer. Participation in summer workouts was previously supposed to be voluntary, although just how voluntary has long been questioned.
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Boone Pickens praises another 'corporate raider' for Time list

newsok.com — Time magazine has released its latest list of the most influential people in the world. Activist shareholder Carl Icahn, who owns a large stake in Chesapeake Energy Corp., made this year's list of the top 100 difference-makers. The magazine chose Oklahoma native Boone Pickens to write about Icahn 's influence.

Oklahoma River projects zipping along

newsok.com — Towers are going up for a much anticipated zip line that will cross the Oklahoma River - just one of several new attractions and amenities being added along the increasingly popular waterway. Last year was the... Oklahoman subscribers have early access to this article. Unlock it below. What is this?

ONG requests nearly $2 hike to average monthly bill

newsok.com — Residential customers of Oklahoma Natural Gas would see an increase of almost $2 per month on their service charge under a rate increase filed at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. ONG wants a total rate increase of $16 million, which would offset higher business costs and infrastructure investments the utility said it made since 2012.

Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon: Stigler group still running for bombing victim Pamela Cleveland Argo and to support her family

newsok.com — Scattered over the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon course on Sunday will be a dozen runners clad in black T-shirts emblazoned with bright red lips. The men, women and children dressed in black run or walk in the Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon each year in memory of Pamela Cleveland Argo, one of the victims of the Alfred P.
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OKC RedHawks: RedHawks start homestand with rout of Nashville

newsok.com — Ronny Torreyes ' bases-loaded, two-run double highlighted a four-run seventh that helped the RedHawks open an eight-game homestand with a 6-1 win over the Nashville Sounds Thursday night at Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark. Domingo Santana had three hits, and Mike Foltynewicz and Rudy Owens combined on a six-hitter.
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North Dakota finds more radioactive oil waste

newsok.com — BISMARCK, N.D. (AP) - North Dakota confirmed Thursday the discovery of a new radioactive dump of waste from oil drilling, and separately a company hired to clean up waste found in February at another location said it removed double the amount of radioactive material originally estimated to be there.

OKC RedHawks: Flame-throwing Mike Foltynewicz has a bright future with Astros

newsok.com — The first time Mike Foltynewicz hit 100 miles per hour on a radar gun he had no idea until someone told him after the game. Once word got out, Corpus Christi fans last season constantly watched the scoreboard every time Foltynewicz pitched to see if the 6-foot-4, 220-pound right-hander reached triple digits.
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Tapstone Energy's bid advances for public funds to cover renovations, job incentives

newsok.com — Tax increment financing totaling $1 million for redevelopment of the Mideke Building into the headquarters of Tapstone Energy, and another $1.45 million in job incentives payments were approved Wednesday by review committees and will advance to the Oklahoma City Council for final approval.

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newsok.com — Aaron Pierce performs "Yesterday" at Sooner Theatre during Norman Music Festival.

COOP Ale Works to unveil new brewery building

newsok.com — In a move that's been in the works for some time, COOP Ale Works is now ready to unveil its new brewery building. To mark the occasion, COOP has scheduled a public grand opening and open house on Saturday, May 3, at the new location, 4745 Council Heights Road, in southwest Oklahoma City.

Douglass sprinter Audrianna Morgan still aiming for fourth straight 100 meters title despite injury-filled year

newsok.com — Through the pain and frustration of an injury-filled senior season, Douglass sprinter Audrianna Morgan has tried to keep a level head. Her goal of becoming a four-time state champion in the 100 meters is still attainable, and she'd be the first sprinter from the Oklahoma City Public Schools to become a four-timer.
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OKC Thunder: Q&A with Jeremy Lamb

newsok.com — Jeremy Lamb came to the Thunder in October 2012 in the James Harden trade. He played sparingly last season, then was a major part of the rotation this season and was averaging 10 points a game well into February. But Lamb's playing time declined when the Thunder signed Caron Butler on March 1.

'Under God' in court: Pledge of Allegiance draws new lawsuits

newsok.com — WASHINGTON - Since the 1940s, the Pledge of Allegiance has been the subject of legal challenges, especially since a 60-year-old Congressional joint resolution added two words that has turned the pledge into a declaration of faith as well as patriotism. The 1954 change, enthusiastically supported by then-President Dwight D.

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newsok.com — Kelly Dyer Fry, editor of The Oklahoman, was among nine inducted into the Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame on Thursday.
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