OKC

Kitchen Lake Renewal
6:27 am
Tue June 10, 2014

Southeast OKC Celebrates New Park Opening

Fishing pole
Credit Richard Elzey/Flickr

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett is expected to cast a fishing line into Kitchen Lake to celebrate the opening of a new park on the city's southeast side.

A ceremony will be held at 1:30 p.m. Tuesday after more than $850,000 was spent renovating a portion of the 160-acre park. Improvements include a new entry and parking lot, wheelchair-accessible sidewalks and a floating fishing dock.

Most of the funding came from a 2007 bond issue.

The lake has long been a favorite spot of local fishermen and is stocked with largemouth bass, crappie and three kinds of sunfish.

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Oklahoma City Thunder
4:02 pm
Fri July 5, 2013

Thunder Jersey Honors Tornado Victims

Players for the Oklahoma City Thunder will wear this logo on their uniforms during summer league play to honor tornado victims.
Credit Oklahoma City Thunder

The Oklahoma City Thunder will wear special uniforms during summer league competitions to honor those affected by the violent tornadoes that hit the state in May.

The Thunder revealed the jersey on Friday. The team will debut the special uniforms at the Orlando Pro Summer League on Tuesday, when the Thunder faces off against the Detroit Pistons.

The team will wear the commemorative jerseys for all home contests during summer league competition.

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Assignment: Radio
10:47 am
Thu March 21, 2013

Rendering Reality: Pushing The Boundaries Of Art

Visitors to the "Photorealism Revisited" exhibition at the OKCMOA
Credit Ana Nospal

Some critics argue that photography shouldn’t be considered “art” because it is merely a mechanical record of an event. However, the way that a photograph is taken often leaves an authorial signature, a sign that something more than direct representation is going on. Photorealism, similarly, has often been dismissed as a mere copy of photographs, but this argument might be missing the same point.

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Assignment: Radio
2:31 pm
Wed March 13, 2013

"Hope. We instill hope." Beyond The Resumé At The Goodwill Job Connection Center

The Goodwill Job Connection Center in downtown OKC.
Credit Kate Carlton

In February of this year, Governor Mary Fallin delivered her State of the State address. In that speech, she praised Oklahoma for its job growth. The state currently boasts a 5.1 percent unemployment rate, one of the lowest in the nation. While Oklahoma residents have a better chance of finding a job, there are still many who need help.

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