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Around Town: Moran Museum honors Turpens

Joan Gilmore If you've never taken your children or grandchildren to the Jasmine Moran Children's Museum in Seminole, shame on you. Matter of fact, shame if you've never been there either. It is a memorable place and, to keep it going, a banquet in honor of Mike and Susan Turpen is planned on Oct. 1

JOURNAL RECORD - 2017-09-19 00:52:10

The Oklahoman's high school athletes of the week

Norman's Sophia Maag. Choctaw's ace pitcher rebounded from a loss to Edmond North to lead the way in three straight victories, including a win over Mustang on Tuesday that clinched the District 6A-1 title. In that game, she held the Broncos to just two hits and two walks. She struck out five. Girl

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 00:28:43

The Mother of the State Fair Indian Taco recalls how it all began

OKLAHOMA CITY - The lunch line at the Choctaw Tribal Alliance extends out the front door on a beautiful September day. The Oklahoma City Pow Wow Club is using the kitchen to make Indian Tacos for hungry folks all over the city's south side. But, sitting quietly among the horde of noisy eaters, back

KFOR - 2017-09-20 22:08:48

Funds loss could lead to more unplanned teen pregnancies

If we want to make sure every Oklahoman has the chance to become a productive, healthy adult, then preventing teen pregnancies is one of the most important things we can do. While some teen mothers and their children manage to beat the odds, giving birth before completing one's education and being p

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-19 09:00:00

Musical 'City of Angels' to open University of Oklahoma's theater season Friday

A musical homage to film noir, "City of Angels" is scheduled to open the University Theatre and the Weitzenhoffer School of Musical Theatre 2017-18 season at the University of Oklahoma. Image provided NORMAN - A musical homage to film noir, "City of Angels" is scheduled to open the University Theatr

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 14:47:02

Timeline of highlights from David Boren's career

University of Oklahoma President David Boren plays the saxophone at half-time of a Sooners game with the OU pep band. [Photo by Steve Gooch, The Oklahoman Archives] Here's a look back at University of Oklahoma President David Boren's career in education and politics: 1963: Boren graduated from Yal

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 10:00:26

Area schools competing in state cheer competition

The Oklahoma Secondary School Activities Association state cheer competition will be taking place at the Lloyd Noble Center in Norman on Saturday. Several area squads, including Chickasha, will be performing. Those wanting to see the Chickasha cheer squad leave with a police escort are asked to go t

CHICKASHA NEWS - 2017-09-21 15:21:00

David Boren transformed OU athletics and the entire university

David Boren and Joe Castiglione meet after a news conference where Boren announced he would be retiring as the University of Oklahoma president on June 30 if a successor has been named. [PHOTO BY CHRIS LANDSBERGER, THE OKLAHOMAN] NORMAN - David Boren strolled onto the Holmberg Hall stage Wednesday

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 01:02:58

OU confirms interest in city's proposed arena

NORMAN, Okla. - During a Wednesday morning meet at Norman's municipal complex, University of Oklahoma athletic director Joe Castiglione confirmed OU's interest in an approximately 10,000-seat arena as part of a proposed University North Park development plan. The development plan was unveiled Tuesda

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-21 04:16:00

"It means everything to me," Oklahoma woman heartbroken after thieves steal irreplaceable jewelry

NORMAN, Okla. - An Oklahoma woman said she is heartbroken after thieves stole one of the only things she has left from her late husband. "Sick, just felt sick when I saw that they had gotten that," Rebecca Owen told News 4. For Owen, her wedding ring holds a special place in her heart and is irrepla

KFOR - 2017-09-20 22:00:34

Reaction to Boren's retirement announcement

"Thanks to David and Molly (Shi) Boren, the University of Oklahoma has become one of very best public universities in America. All of us in the Sooner family owe them a huge debt of gratitude for leading us to national prominence. What OU has accomplished over the past 23 years is nothing short of r

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-21 10:00:21

OU President Boren intends to retire in June after 23 years

NORMAN, Okla. - A packed Reynolds Performing Arts Center had an idea of what was coming when University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren walked out to the lectern without an introduction. The second-longest serving president in university history confirmed the rumors that were already circulatin

EDMOND SUN - 2017-09-21 00:17:00

A look back at OU President David Boren's career

University of Oklahoma president David Boren speaks during a press conference to announce his retirement. (Photo by Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman) University of Oklahoma president David Boren speaks during a press conference to announce his retirement. (Photo by Chris Landsberger/The Oklahoman)

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-20 16:28:55

OU President David Boren To Retire

It's the end of an era. After 23 years at the helm of the University of Oklahoma, President David Boren is retiring. There was a standing ovation as Boren approached the podium to deliver the news. Many of those in the packed room hadn't even been born yet when Boren became president of the universi

NEWS9.COM - 2017-09-21 03:21:00

What legacy is OU President David Boren leaving behind?

David Boren is the second longest-serving president in the University of Oklahoma's history, and he made a huge impact in 23 years of service. "I plan to retire as president of the University of Oklahoma effective at the end of the school year, June 30 of next year," Boren said. During his more than

KOCO - 2017-09-21 02:57:00

University of Oklahoma President David Boren announces retirement

NORMAN, Okla. - University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren announced Wednesday that he will retire at the end of the current academic year. Amid rumors he would be stepping down that began Tuesday night, Boren, 76, confirmed he will leave his post June 30, 2018, pending the selection of a perma

ENID NEWS & EAGLE - 2017-09-20 19:33:00

University of Oklahoma alumni give second $1 million to College of Public Health

Cliff and Leslie Hudson have made a second $1 million gift for graduate fellowships at the University of Oklahoma College of Public Health. The Hudsons are shown with the newest two fellows, Kathleen "Kae" Aithinnne, second from left, and Wei-Jen Chen, right. [Photo by K.S. McNutt, The Oklahoman]

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-20 10:00:58

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb on Boren retirement

Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb issued the following statement today. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK- Lieutenant Governor Todd Lamb issued the following statement this afternoon regarding the announcement by David Boren that he will retire as president of the University of Oklahoma at the end of the current academic year.

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-20 20:09:01

Congressman calls Boren 'the most consequential and influential Oklahoman' since Kerr

U.S. Rep. Tom Cole said Wednesday that outgoing University of Oklahoma President David Boren is "the most consequential and influential Oklahoman since Robert S. Kerr." Boren, like Kerr, is a former Democratic governor and U.S. senator. Both were elected to three terms in the Senate. "Personally, wh

DAILY OKLAHOMAN - 2017-09-20 19:43:03

School board approves 1.9 percent raise for off-pay-scale employees

NORMAN - During Monday night's Norman Public Schools board of education meeting, 36 district employees received a 1.9 percent salary increase. "I was remiss last time when we approved the teachers, support and principal contracts as well as the off-scale tonight. Thank you for everything that you do

NORMAN TRANSCRIPT - 2017-09-20 12:15:00