Monthly Archives: June 2007

If I get a million, or 33

My little old pickup truck is bumping 111,000 miles on the odometer. So far, so good. If I get a million miles out of it I’ll be happy. OKLAHOMA CITY — Don Harvey’s long-haul truck had almost 2 million miles … Continue reading

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Oklahoma prison mystery revealed

A detailed federal study has finally determined the reason for Oklahoma’s incarceration rate being the third highest in the nation. The study found prison growth is being fueled by a larger number of people being sent to prison while fewer … Continue reading

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Sooners pay to play

Yesterday morning I read this: Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione and five of the Sooners’ head coaches — including football coach Bob Stoops and basketball coaches Sherri Coale and Jeff Capel — had raises approved Wednesday by the university’s Board … Continue reading

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Congratulations, you’re a winner

When it comes to giving Okies the business, nothing compares to the Oklahoman and Congressman Tom Cole. If it wasn’t for the in-depth reporting by the paper’s business writers, folks might never know about the distinguished honor bestowed upon Oklahoma … Continue reading

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Dancing is for everyone

Oklahoma Panhandle State University is all set to celebrate culture this weekend. It sounds like a blast! Rudy Garcia demonstrates steps for the “Little Old People” dance, a traditional favorite where dancers incorporate stooped posture, shaking legs and canes. As … Continue reading

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Okie justice is served

This sounds interesting: Beverly Naves, an unstoppable Molly Brown, has filed a series of civil RICO (Racketeered, Influenced and Corrupt Organizations) civil law suits naming every Federal and State Judge (764 of them) in Oklahoma, in their personal capacity. – … Continue reading

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Don’t get too excited

Remember that woman who died after getting tasered by Oklahoma City police last month? The autopsy results are in: A woman who died May 19 after Oklahoma City police used a Taser on her outside the City Rescue Mission died … Continue reading

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Okie round-up

Ramblings From The Reservation deals with buzzards, flies, and rejection. insert,comma designs prints and sentences. The Davis Report wonders if gay marriage is Oklahoma’s biggest problem. D-USA has an OK bank with a UK accent. Steve is a confused swinger … Continue reading

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Taken for a ride

Justin Shattuck is ready to go. Anywhere. In North America. And wants to take you with him. That’s right, today is the day! I’ve kept this baby under the hat for quite some time and today I am finally launching! … Continue reading

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Why do Oklahomans hate kids so much?

I tend to like the vast majority of Okies I run into and usually try to defend our collective shortcomings, but how can anyone defend this? Oklahoma at the top in deaths from child abuse and neglect The report says … Continue reading

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