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Oklahoma City shelter to offer GED classroom, computer lab
The Jesus House will break ground on a new General Educational Development (GED) classroom and computer lab at 11 a.m. Friday at the shelter, 1335 W Sheridan Ave. Read More
Into the Night: Salvation Army team shares hope, tangible aid with Oklahoma City's homeless population
The Salvation Army’s new Night Watch Team takes to the streets in cold weather months to offer food, warm gear and shelter to homeless people living on the streets of downtown Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma business briefs, Jan. 17
Oklahoma business briefs, Jan. 17, 2015 Read More
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Oklahoma business briefs for Jan. 9. Read More
OU employees forgo holiday party to volunteer with the Salvation Army, elsewhere
Columnist and Salvation Army volunteer Paula Burkes writes of “Boomer Blessings,” a project in which OU’s athletic department employees chose volunteering over an annual Christmas party. Read More
Family of Kimray Inc. founder provides funding for Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity home
Tom and Kay Hill donated to Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity to honor Kay’s late father, Garman Kimmell, founder of Kimray Inc. Read More
Construction to begin on Catholic Charities' new home in OKC
Project kicked off Wednesday with a blessing from Archbishop Paul S. Coakley and a ceremonial tree planting. Read More
10 most popular Google searches of 2014
Google has just shared what the top Internet searches of 2014 are, and none of them are too surprising. Google actually shares two lists: the searches that trended in the United States, and the searches that trended globally. This post will list both. Get to it! No. 10 – Ukraine Ukraine made headlines across the […] Read More
10 things to be thankful for this Thanksgiving
Thanksgiving is a day for spending time with family and friends and, yes, enjoying some delicious food. But it’s also a time to be thankful for what we have in this life. The following 10 stories are happy and heartfelt, and represent the best that we as people have to offer — and be thankful […] Read More
5 things only Oklahomans will understand
Every state has its quirks, and Oklahoma is no exception. It takes a certain kind of individual to call Oklahoma home, but once that happens they’ll totally get where I’m coming from about these 5 things only Oklahomans will understand. No. 5 – QuickTrip QuikTrip is an Oklahoma staple, right up there with steak and […] Read More
Cyclists raise money for Moore tornado victims
A group of bicyclists rode from Moore, OK, to Joplin, Mo., to help families regain their homes. Read More
Camp Cavett volunteers help children overcome fears
In addition to sharing a love for each other, Nick and Cassie Crouch, of Norman, Oklahoma, love volunteering at Cavett Kids Foundation’s camps for children with life-threatening and chronic illnesses. Read More
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Oklahoma state briefs Read More
Pizza Delivery Man Surprised With Huge Tip From College Kids
It was just like any other order for Indiana Domino’s delivery driver James Gilpin, until it wasn’t. Gilpin walked away from his mid-morning order for two pies totaling $12.50 with a $1,248.68 tip, nearly $100 in gift cards and thousands of encouraging notes. It was all part of a lesson at the nearby Indiana... Read More
GoPro angers investors with charity gift of 5.2 million shares
After a wildly successful public offering, GoPro CEO Nicholas Woodman became a billionaire and decided to give 5.8 million of his shares to his new charity. Sounds great, but there's one catch that's angered investors, who sent shares down 7% Thursday. Read More
Oklahoma City energy company's employees duck and donate in United Way Duck Derby
Thousands of rubber ducks raced their way through Chesapeake Energy Corp.’s campus Thursday as part of the Oklahoma City oil and natural gas company’s annual United Way Duck Derby. Read More
'Tis the giving to charities season — almost
Statistics show 24 percent of all donations are made during the last two months of the year. Several Oklahoma nonprofits report on how they’re doing so far. Read More
Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 4
Oklahoma business briefs for Sept. 4, 2014 Read More
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