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  • Okay To Play spreads rays of light to local foster children

    OKLAHOMA CITY – In Oklahoma, nearly 8,000 children find themselves in Department of Human Services custody due to severe neglect, abuse, or a parent’s inability to care for them. Okay to Play, a family organization based in Maryland, exists purely to encourage orphaned children and children within foster care to play! Recently, Okay to Play donated over 20 toys, car seats, and hygiene items to bring joy to children in the Sunbeam’s Foster Care program. “Children who enter foster care […]

  • Generous grant makes transportation easier for Yukon senior citizens

    YUKON, Okla. – The Oklahoma City Community Foundation awarded a grant to a Yukon organization helping to make transportation easier for senior citizens. The $15,000 grant will be used in funding the ‘Care-A-Van’ program which provides accessible transportation to Yukon’s senior citizens and residents with disabilities. “We are extremely pleased to have received this generous gift,” says Joanne Riley, Director of Compassionate Hands. “The Oklahoma City Community Foundation grant will go a long way in providing funding to support an […]

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    Urban League to host 11th Annual Back to School Bash

    Oklahoma City – Sonic is partnering with OKC’s Urban League to help families out as the school year approaches. The Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City will give away hundreds of backpacks, school supplies and uniform vouchers at its 11th Annual Back to School Bash on July 20th. “The Back to School Bash is such an important event for our clients and community because it enriches the lives of everyone at the event,” said Dr. Valerie Thompson, Urban League president […]

  • OU announces new leadership within Human Resources department

    NORMAN, Okla. – More changes are ahead for the University of Oklahoma’s leadership. In an email to OU students and faculty, Interim President Joseph Harroz Jr., announced the hiring of Angela Church, the new Senior Associate Vice President. Church will replace Jackie Wolf, Ph.D. who has been serving as OU’s Senior Vice President for Human Resources. Wolf assisted with the transition for two university presidents and supported search committees for senior leadership positions at OU. Interim President Harroz stated that […]

  • Edmond couple to open Oklahoma’s first “Smart Gym”

    EDMOND, Okla. – An Edmond couple says technology is going to make working out much easier for some Oklahoma residents. Oklahoma’s first “Smart Gym” is scheduled to open on July 23rd and promises more effective and personalized workouts than regular gyms. The Exercise Coach relies on computers and robotics instead of dumbbells and treadmills. New members receive a unique code that they will plug into each machine. The machines then personalize the customer’s workout based on their strengths and weaknesses. […]

  • WWII Airborne Demonstration Team to hold Open Hangar Day in late July

    FREDERICK, Okla. – Looking for a free way to liven up the summertime blues? In celebration of the Summer 2019 Jump School’s graduation, the WWII Airborne Demonstration Team (ADT) will hold an Open Hangar Day on Saturday, July 20th. The event promises to be fun for the whole family with 1940s-style parachute jump demonstrations, kids activities, and artifacts and photographs on display. Throughout the day, military displays and memorabilia will be presented by different vendors and historians. Members of the […]

  • Medical marijuana business, law enforcement team up to show dangers of driving while impaired

    MUSKOGEE, Okla. – It is no surprise that driving while impaired by medical marijuana is against the law. Interestingly, compared to alcohol, it is much more difficult for law enforcement officers to measure how intoxicated a person is. A Muskogee medical marijuana business is putting on an awareness event with law enforcement agencies in order to show the dangers associated with driving while impaired. The event at Muskogee-Davis Regional Airport will allow three groups to drive while under the influence […]

  • EGGsplosion in Edmond chicken population expected after City Council meeting

    EDMOND, Okla. – Edmond residents are hoping for fewer restrictions on chicken ownership after an upcoming City Council meeting. According to the Edmond Sun, the proposed change to Edmond’s ‘chicken law’ would allow up to four hens on lots up to a quarter-acre, six on lots between a quarter acre and a half-acre, and eight hens on lots larger than a half-acre. The proposed revisions would increase the current limitation of eight hens on lots of at least .68 acres […]

  • Study ranks Oklahoma City as one of the best places for first-time home buyers

    OKLAHOMA CITY – Finding a place to settle down can be tough, especially for first-time home buyers. With July being one of the hottest months for home buying, the personal-finance website WalletHub released its report in order to help first-time home buyers determine the top places to call home. After compiling the data, researchers determined that Oklahoma City was the fifth-best large city for first-time home buyers. Researchers looked at key metrics including affordability, real-estate market and quality of life […]

  • Master beekeeper talks through what to do when bees move in

    OKLAHOMA CITY – They’re responsible for pollinating plants, trees, and the crops we rely on to live. Bees are great, but you don’t want them to move in with you! A couple weeks ago we showed you a homeowner in Moore with a tricky situation – a hive moved in right under the floorboards in a bedroom! Dr. Yoon Kim stopped by News 4 to help us get a more in depth idea of how to handle a bee invasion, […]

  • Twitter user suing Rep. Alexandria Oscasio-Cortez for blocking him

    President Trump is not the only politician under fire for blocking users on Twitter. New York Democrat Rep. Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez is being sued for blocking former Democratic New York state assemblyman, Dov Hikind on Twitter. Hikind argues that precedent was set when an appeals court ruled that President Trump violated the First Amendment by blocking users on Twitter. While appearing on the radio show Bernie & Sid, Hikind said Ocasio-Cortez “cut my opportunity to be able to view her tweets, […]

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