Daily Oklahoman

  • Paddleboards take over Myriad Gardens in Oklahoma City
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 02:55 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSA school of standing paddleboarders took over Myriad Botanical Gardens midday July 29. The paddleboards and coaches were provided by Riversport OKC. Paddleboarders ages 8 and older were allowed to take the boards out on their own.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Groovy Paws hosts pet adoption in Norman
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 02:57 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSNORMAN — Groovy Paws Rescue offered low-cost immunizations and microchips for animals and showcased dogs ready for adoption at its second annual "Willy's Day on the Green.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • OKLAHOMA CITY-AREA COMMUNITY BRIEFS
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 04:02 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSJoin police for coffee
    NORMAN — The monthly Coffee with a Cop will be from 7:30 to 9 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • PIE IN THE SKY
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 11:00 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSPizza and prizes floated toward a downtown sidewalk Tuesday morning as Revolve Pizza Kitchen celebrated the opening of its new store at 100 W Main in downtown Oklahoma City.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • Increase in UCO's scoreboard rental rate surprises Edmond school officials
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 06:58 PM

    By Steve Gust, For The OklahomanEDMOND — Higher than expected video scoreboard rental costs have Edmond officials looking forward to the day when high school football games can be played away from Wantland Stadium at the University of Central Oklahoma.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • WATCH: Drone footage of MAPS 3 whitewater park construction
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 04:24 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSWhat does the MAPS 3 whitewater park construction look like these days?
    Watch the video above to see some drone aerial footage of the park.
    Program Manager David Todd updated the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday on the MAPS 3 Oklahoma River Improvements whitewater rafting and kayaking channel.More | Talk | Read It Later | Share

  • OKC firm seeking to boost effectiveness of antibiotics receives investment
    Tuesday - 08/04/2015 - 10:21 AM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSi2E Inc. and Accele Venture Partners recently closed a $600,000 follow-on investment in Synereca Pharmaceuticals, a portfolio company of Accele Biopharma, an Oklahoma City-based biotechnology accelerator.
    With the most recent investment, Synereca has now received $2.5 million in funding to support its development of compounds that address the growing problem of bacterial resistance to current antibiotics.

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  • Sunseekers dig diving in at Edmond's Arcadia Lake
    Monday - 08/03/2015 - 04:18 PM

    FROM STAFF REPORTSEDMOND — Arcadia Lake, with 26 miles of shoreline, is a popular place to go swimming and play in the sand during the summer months.
    Arcadia Lake is a flood control reservoir for the Deep Fork River Basin and is a water supply for the city of Edmond.Read more on NewsOK.com

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  • Midwest City amends code to allow food trucks
    Monday - 08/03/2015 - 04:18 PM

    By Kay Hunt For The OklahomanMIDWEST CITY — Members of the city council recently approved amendments to existing code, "Peddlers and Solicitors, Article III, Foodstuffs," by taking Section 32-60 out of reserve and titling it “Food Trucks, license required.”
    According to city officials, by making this change, food truck operators will be allowed to operate within the city limits of Midwest City, as long as they follow specified requirements, including only operating in areas zoned for business or industrial uses.

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  • Researchers work on bringing health solutions to poor in India
    Monday - 08/03/2015 - 10:58 PM

    BY ADAM COHEN For The OklahomanCHANDIGARH, STATE OF PUNJAB, India — Beneath the ashoka trees they sat. The grass grew in patches, so many people had spread cloths atop the hard soil to make themselves more comfortable.Read more on NewsOK.com

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