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OKLAHOMA CITY — Leadership Oklahoma, a statewide leadership program, is now accepting applications for its 2018 Youth Leadership Oklahoma class, which will be held June 3-8, 2018. Applicants must be high school juniors or the home-schooled equivalent with at least a 3.25 grade point average …

STILLWATER — It is one of the oldest areas of concern in the digital age: creating passwords that the user can remember and yet are as secure as possible.

The most powerful moment of Zac Hawkins’ recent mission trip to Houston came when he handed a bucket of cleaning supplies to a Muslim family and asked if he could pray for them — and they agreed.

Oklahoma News

  • By Rachael Van Horn | CNHI News Oklahoma

Healthcare, tax reform, Dodd Frank and the reason why, even with the control of every part of government, Republicans can't seem to get any movement on their issues were all matters discussed Monday at Congressman Frank Lucas' town hall gathering in Woodward.

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  • By Sheri Gourd | CNHI News Oklahoma

More often than not, a writer's words are visually read, not heard.

That wasn't the case for Jeanetta Calhoun Mish, the 2017-2018 Oklahoma poet laureate, when she was welcomed back to Tahlequah Saturday night at a gathering of artistic souls.

  • By Mack Burke | CNHI News Oklahoma 

NORMAN — While city leaders weigh the possible implications of a multi-million dollar arena and entertainment district TIF, there is one group that has remained largely absent from the conversation: University of Oklahoma students.

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  • By Sidney Lee | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — Balloon launches, super heroes, tornadoes and more will be part of this year’s National Weather Festival at the National Weather Center on Saturday.

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  • By Caleb Slinkard | CNHI News Oklahoma

NORMAN — Former Norman Public Schools employee and 2016 Oklahoma Teacher of the Year Shawn Sheehan’s departure to Texas earlier this year has been used by education advocates as an example of the negative effects of Oklahoma’s lack of adequate education funding.

  • By LeeAnn Barton| CNHI News Oklahoma

I like to highlight perennials that are good subjects for fall planting and keep their green through the winter. I personally find herbaceous perennials (those that die back to bare dirt in the winter) trickier to transplant in autumn. Today, Campanula is the star of the show.

National News

When you see commercials with elite athletes dramatically tearing up the basketball court or drilling long balls to center field, the ever-important question always follows: Is it in you? Well, according to experts, not as much as it should. Doctors say we need 4,700 milligrams daily, but studies show most people aren’t getting enough potassium in their diet.

  • By Danielle Maquette | The Washington Post

More than a third of Americans in a new national survey said they think the heightened focus on diversity at work has overlooked white men, according to the consultancy firm Ernst & Young. Thirty-two percent of male respondents, meanwhile, reported feeling "personally excluded" in the office.

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