FROM STAFF REPORTSSunny skies are in the Wednesday forecast for central Oklahoma.
The high temperature will be near 79 degrees.
The Oklahoma City forecast is as follows:
Wednesday: Mostly sunny with a high near 79.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportsEDMOND — An old-fashioned fall festival will be held Saturday at Festival Market Place in downtown Edmond.
The Downtown Edmond Business Association festival will be from 3:30 to 5:30 p.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
FROM STAFF REPORTSMadinah’s Educational Foundation and Scholarship Program honored several students at its second annual award ceremony at the state Capitol Blue Room.
Master of ceremonies was Zakiyyah A. Raheem, chairman of the nonprofit Community Hope Improvement Project, a partner in the scholarship program.
By Randy Ellis, Staff WriterA self-insurance group for Oklahoma county governments can’t be sued for bad faith because it is entitled to sovereign immunity, the Oklahoma Supreme Court ruled Tuesday.
BY TIM WILLERT, Staff WriterThings got a little testy at a community forum Tuesday night featuring the Republican and Democratic candidates vying to become Oklahoma’s top educator.
Tulsa Republican Joy Hofmeister took a shot at her opponent, questioning whether rural educator John Cox is capable of advocating for teachers at the state level.
By Tim Willert, Staff WriterMore than 600 third-graders in the Oklahoma City school district have failed to prove they read well enough to earn promotion to the fourth grade as a state deadline for doing so approaches.
By Jaclyn Cosgrove, Staff WriterLAWTON — A syphilis outbreak in Comanche County has been fueled by iPhone apps and online sites that help users plan out anonymous meetings for sex, state health officials said.
BY JACLYN COSGROVEThe Oklahoman's Jaclyn Cosgrove and state epidemiologist Kristy Bradley chatted with readers Tuesday about the Ebola virus.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Jonathan Sutton, Staff WriterPolice are looking for a man who robbed three Oklahoma City stores at gunpoint this month.
The man can be seen on surveillance video on Oct.Read more on NewsOK.com
NORMAN — The University of Oklahoma held its annual homecoming parade before the Sooners’ game on Saturday against the Kansas State Wildcats.
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By Sarah Lobban, Staff WriterThe Oklahoma City Indian Clinic is devoted to helping children grow up healthy. The clinic offers year-round programs for American Indians living in the metro area, and one of the most popular for the under-18 crowd is TURTLE Camp.
NORMAN — Dozens of walkers turned out for the 30th annual Cleveland County CROP Walk to Stop Hunger.Read more on NewsOK.com
Pressure cooking 101 — chef Freddy Brooker, International Pantry, 6:30 p.m., $45.
Oct.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Matt Dinger, Staff WriterA jury has been chosen in a road rage murder trial, and the process of selecting an alternate juror is to begin Wednesday morning.
The Oklahoma County jury of nine women and three men was seated Tuesday afternoon.
By Paula Burkes, firstname.lastname@example.orgLast week’s news that Facebook and Apple will pay up to $20,000 for female employees to freeze their eggs brought praise from many workplace observers.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Matt Patterson, Staff WriterMOORE – Southmoore High School’s marching band is pretty busy this time of year, but that didn’t stop the organization from coming up with a special performance aimed at paying tribute to the courage the community demonstrated in the aftermath of the May 2013 tornado.
BY DAVE CATHEY, Food EditorWhen Tommy Byrd opened Tommy’s Italian American Grill in 1992, the local dining industry might as well have been Mars compared to what’s since popped up to eat on this red-dirted patch of planet Earth.
By K.S. McNutt, Staff WriterNORMAN — University of Oklahoma President David Boren invited students into his office Monday to discuss their concerns about the marching band program.
About 50 to 60 band members were at the meeting, Graeme Biggs, a sophomore on drum line, said Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTSA man was found dead in southwest Oklahoma City early Tuesday, and police are investigating his death as a possible homicide.
About 1:55 a.m.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY STEVE GUST, For The OklahomanMany kinds of dance instruction are available at the Oklahoma City Swing Club, especially the steps that lead to lasting friendships.
Just ask Benjamin Clemons, an instructor and president of the board of directors.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Kay Hunt, For The OklahomanMIDWEST CITY – The Midwest City Literacy Link has received a $10,000 grant from the Oklahoma Department of Libraries.
The check was presented by House District 101 Rep.Read more on NewsOK.com
From Staff ReportEDMOND — Alanna Radle, of Edmond, was married to Judge Rodriguez, of Little Axe, at the 1889 Territorial Schoolhouse in Edmond.
The Sunday ceremony was the first wedding in the historic building since 1897.
Weavers will hold sale
Weavers Guild of Oklahoma City, a nonprofit that promotes hand-weaving and the fiber arts, will sell handmade items to raise money for scholarships for students new to weaving.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff WriterTwo long-running debates reached turning points, if not resolution, with hardly a word said in Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Council meeting.
Council members approved one ordinance aimed at fighting blight by more aggressively targeting abandoned buildings for code enforcement.Read more on NewsOK.com
BY WILLIAM CRUM, Staff WriterThe city council appeared Tuesday to be on a path toward approving an “expanded” downtown convention center that leaders think would give Oklahoma City an edge in a competitive business.
BY DARLA SLIPKE, Staff WriterADA — On a recent afternoon, a member of the Ada Police Department went looking for an officer who has been on the force for just more than a year.
By Tim Willert, Staff WriterState schools Superintendent Janet Barresi has asked the U.S. Department of Education for immediate reinstatement of Oklahoma’s No Child Left Behind waiver, the state Education Department reported Tuesday.
FROM STAFF REPORTSAn Oklahoma City woman was reported missing by her sister after she didn’t return home from a date over the weekend, police said.
Tilesha Marie Thompson, 23, has been missing since Saturday.Read more on NewsOK.com
By Diana Baldwin, Staff WriterEDMOND — Tom Hill, chairman of the board for Kimray Inc., a manufacturing company with more than 1,000 employees, said during Tuesday’s Mayor’s Prayer Breakfast that the business he runs operates on a biblical principle.
From Staff ReportsWATONGA — Walmart will hire about 30 people to work at the new Walmart Neighborhood Market scheduled to open this winter in Watonga.Read more on NewsOK.com