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The Last Picture Show

Customers wait for “Back to the Future” to start after the sun sets at the Chief Drive-In in Ninnekah. Gov. Stitt expanded non-essential business closures to all 77 Oklahoma counties, which will affect drive-in theatres.

Conner Caughlin

April 2, 2020

NINNEKAH -- As the COVID-19 outbreak worsens in the United States, some Oklahoma drive-in theatres were trying to keep their doors open to cure cabin fever.   Drive-ins across Oklahoma were open until Gov. Kevin Stitt expaned his “safer-at-home” policy to all 77 Oklahoma counties on Wednesda...

Oklahoma Avenue thrives despite mysterious history

A streetcar, which was brought to Washington in 2016 to provide transportation opportunities for residents in the northeastern part of the district, makes its final stop at Oklahoma Avenue on August 22, 2019. Photo by Addison Kliewer/Gaylord News

Addison Kliewer

September 27, 2019

WASHINGTON –– Oklahoma Avenue, a diagonal, two-block-long residential street that sits two miles east of Capitol Hill, is one of the 50 state-named avenues in Washington, but it has an untraceable history. In 1981, the Tulsa World published a story about the lack of documentation regarding w...

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