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Blanca: Secure and Singing Solo

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It’s been two years since contemporary Christian recording artist Blanca Callahan struck out on her own for a solo career....

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Rep. Sally Kern's bill to protect 'gay conversion' therapy evokes controversy
Sally Kern is used to being portrayed as a villain. The Republican state representative from Oklahoma City has, in the past, asked if blacks in the state had a higher than usual incarceration rate “because they don’t want to study as hard in school,” has said that women don’t work as hard as men, and has on... Read More
This grieving mom gets a huge surprise when she hears her name on the radio
Radio hosts deliver and unexpected surprise to a grieving mother. Grab the tissues and see what happens. Read More
Gators, crawfish and snakes: The Loopholes of Lent
Lent is supposed to be about self-discipline and repentance. But how hard is it really to eat lobster on Friday? Read More
Blanca: Secure and Singing Solo
It’s been two years since contemporary Christian recording artist Blanca Callahan struck out on her own for a solo career. Known simply as Blanca, she said leaving the Christian hip hop group 1 Group Crew to follow a solo path was definitely a leap of faith — one she’s so glad she made. “It’s like […] Read More
Oklahoma Baptists to host sexuality & culture conference
The Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma will host a conference entitled “The Gospel, Sexuality and the Church” on March 9 and 10 at Quail Springs Baptist Church in northwest Oklahoma City. Read More
Bible lesson for Feb. 28
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Carman to perform Oklahoma City concert on 'No Plan B' tour
Christian recording artist Carman will perform Saturday in Oklahoma City. Read More
Skillet will headline Winter Jam 2015 in Oklahoma City
Contemporary Christian rock band Skillet will be among the recording artists and groups performing as part of the Winter Jam 2015 concert set for March 7 at the Chesapeake Energy Arena in downtown Oklahoma City. Read More
Crowning glory
Hats and the women who wore them were the guests of honor at a recent Crowns Tea hosted by the Midwest City Library in conjunction with Black History Month. Read More
Green Tie Gala benefit set for Friday
Catholic Charities invites Oklahomans to join them for the 33rd annual Green Tie Gala set for Fridayat the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum. Read More
Dozens gather at state Capitol for first Oklahoma Muslim Day
Imad Enchassi, a senior imam at the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City, along with more than 150 Oklahoma Muslims, were gathering to meet with lawmakers, discuss issues surrounding their Islamic faith and to pray inside the cavernous rotunda beneath the Capitol dome. Read More
Oklahoma Muslims, interfaith supporters gather at state Capitol
Oklahoma Muslims and their interfaith supporters will converge Friday on the state Capitol for panel discussions and sessions aimed at promoting civic engagement within the Islamic community. Anti-Muslim protesters might be in attendance as well. Read More
Despite protests, 'Oklahoma Muslim Day at the Capitol' goes on
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A group of supporters formed a makeshift greeting line to escort Muslims into the Oklahoma state Capitol for Friday’s first-ever Muslim Day as a smaller group of protesters heckled participants as they arrived. The event was hosted by the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic... Read More
Oklahoma City Boy Scout troop begins recovery from theft
An Oklahoma City Boy Scout troop that lost two of its trailers to thieves this month is getting back on its feet thanks to an anonymous donor. Read More
Breaking the silence: Faith leaders address stigma encountered with mental illness, addiction
Panelists answered a range of questions during “Mental Health and Faith: A Community Dialogue” presented Tuesday night at Crossings Community Church in Oklahoma City. Read More
In Midwest City, hopes remain for resurrection of dead mall
Heritage Park Mall in Midwest City closed five years ago, but a few signs of life remain. Read More
4 easy ways to detect lies
You may not have a lie detector on hand 24/7, but you're in luck. There are better, easier ways to spot a liar. Read More
Muslim group moves ahead with state Capitol event despite threatened protest
An event called “Muslim Day at the Capitol” is set for Friday in Oklahoma City. Read More
Oklahoma faith leaders discuss mental health, religion at community event
Religion editor Carla Hinton and health reporter Jaclyn Cosgrove moderated a mental health and faith panel at Crossings Community Church Tuesday night. Read updates from the discussion below. Read More

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Despite protests, 'Oklahoma Muslim Day at the Capitol' goes on

Feb 27More than 150 Muslims rallied at the Capitol on Friday while 20...

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Evening News Update: Feb. 11, 2015

Feb 11HB 1965 would ban texting while driving in Oklahoma. New mascot and...

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Franklin Graham speaks at Baptist General Convention of Oklahoma's Evangelism Conference

Jan 26Franklin Graham was in Oklahoma on Monday and spoke with the media...

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Jahruba performs his civil rights piece

Jan 16Jahruba, who participated in the local sit-in movement and even the...

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Car smashes Ten Commandments monument outside Capitol building

Oct 24A car smashed into the Ten Commandments statue outside the Oklahoma...