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Oklahoma teachers illustrate needs for more funding on day two of walkout

April 3, 2018

Oklahoma educators gathered at the Oklahoma State Capitol for the second day of the teacher walkout on April 3. They assembled to tell legislators why they believe public education deserves more state...

Syrian native brings taste of home to Oklahoma

Magid Assaleh stands outside of his restaurant Simply Falafel in Edmond on Wednesday. Assaleh strives to bring healthy, authentic Mediterranean cuisine to Oklahomans. / Jackson Sharp
March 31, 2018

Simply Falafel is a restaurant in Edmond that has served to bring a healthy and authentic experience to local diners. ​Magid Assaleh who came from Damascus, Syria in 1978 has owned the restaurant since...

Assistant professor takes over green roof project

Groups of prairie grass native to the southern Plains lines the green roof of the National Weather Center in September 2017. Green roof ecosystems can reduce the cost of energy consumption in buildings. (Bret Betnar/University of Oklahoma Landscape Architecture)
March 1, 2018

NORMAN – A green roof project at the National Weather Center is serving as a building block for professors and students at the University of Oklahoma to help better understand rooftop ecosystems and...

Drought continues, local farmer finds solution

Elizabeth Guthrie stands amongst her raised garden beds in Newcastle.
February 9, 2018

NORMAN -- The drought in Oklahoma is anticipated to continue for several weeks, severely affecting the state's agricultural economy. There are four categories that classify drought: moderate, severe,...

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