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The Oklahoman
State briefs for Feb. 3OKLAHOMA CITY Sunbeam plans training for caregivers A six-session educational
State briefs for Feb. 3
The Oklahoman / Posted 5 days ago
OKLAHOMA CITY Sunbeam plans training for caregivers A six-session educational series for caregivers will be hosted by Sunbeam Family Services, 1100 NW 14, on Thursday afternoons Feb. 18 to March 24. Powerful Tools for Caregivers is a program... Read more
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KOCO 5 Oklahoma City
Residents upset historic society has yet to fix broken landmarkA historic land marker along Route 66, between Luther and Arcadia, remains brok
Residents upset historic society has yet to fix broken landmark
KOCO 5 Oklahoma City / Posted 6 days ago
A historic land marker along Route 66, between Luther and Arcadia, remains broken and on the side of the road after someone knocked it over more than a year ago. The Run of 89 East Boundary marker sits near the corner of Route 66 and North Indian... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Documentary, exhibit celebrate all-black towns in OklahomaIn 1865, after the Civil War ended, former slaves of the Five Civilized Tribes
Documentary, exhibit celebrate all-black towns in Oklahoma
The Oklahoman / Posted 8 days ago
In 1865, after the Civil War ended, former slaves of the Five Civilized Tribes often settled together for economic security and mutual protection. When the U.S. government forced American Indians to accept individual land allotments, Indian freedmen... Read more
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The Oklahoman
Street Stories: OKC black neighborhood’s history erodes with sands of timeMost of the homes in the largely forgotten Oklahoma City neighborhood of Sandto
Street Stories: OKC black neighborhood’s history erodes with sands of time
The Oklahoman / Posted 12 days ago
Most of the homes in the largely forgotten Oklahoma City neighborhood of Sandtown are empty and falling apart today, some of them boarded up with the furniture still inside after the last inhabitants passed away. The descendants of this mostly... Read more

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