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Myriad Gardens crowd for eclipse

Crowd packs Myriad Gardens for eclipse, socializing

It was hard to tell what people's motivations were for being in Myriad Gardens downtown Monday. Presumably, it was to look at the eclipse. But...
Silent march - History Center

MLK Day – “We have work to do!”

“We have work to do!” was a persistent theme among the African-American speakers Sunday and Monday marking the birthday of Martin Luther King, Jr. But...
Dodgers' third home season opener

Broad cross section of OKC metro at Dodgers home opener

“You couldn't ask for any nicer night for a home opener,” said Joshua Jarrell, a life-long baseball fan who was at the Bricktown Ballpark...
sanctuary church vigil members

Only declared OKC sanctuary church holds vigil at ICE offices

The only congregation in Oklahoma City to declare itself a sanctuary church held a vigil and accompaniment at the OKC headquarters of the U.S....
OKCPS bus in Pride Parade

Big yellow bus in Pride Parade marks shift for OKCPS

It almost looked like some confused school bus driver had lost his way and ended up in the OKC Pride Parade. But the appearance of...
Dancers in the Parade of the Americas

Fiestas de las Americas touches southside hearts

“This is a thing that is very special for us. It's dear to our heart. It's a celebration that we take pride in every...
Supt Aurora Lora

Supt responds to Confederate generals school name concerns

National events are forcing local Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders to respond to heightened concerns about four schools the district says are named after...

Bombing memorial service shows resolve for 22nd year

Senator James Lankford provided a sampling of the resolve Oklahomans have had since the Oklahoma City bombing in 1995. “When we come together to pray...
Rev. Jesse Jackson speaking at BLM Rally, OKC

Ind Day brings mixed feelings for local Black Lives Matter leaders

Editor's Note:  In two stories, Free Press is exploring the thoughts of several leaders of the Black Lives Matter, Oklahoma organization on the anniversary...
Little Flower bell tower

The enduring 100-year ministry of Little Flower Church

“Little Flower” Catholic Church at 10th and S. Walker Avenue in Oklahoma City still carries on a vibrant ministry to Hispanics. And, it's because...

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