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Name of woman who died in Pottawatomie County fire released

Mon, 01/08/2018 - 1:15pm

From Staff Reports

PINK — Authorities have released the identity of a woman who died Sunday in a mobile home fire south of Pink.

Mary Martindale, 59, died about 2:20 p.m., a state fire marshal's office spokesman reports.

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Norman businesswomen to meet Tuesday

Fri, 01/05/2018 - 6:19pm

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — The Norman chapter of American Business Women's Association will meet at 6:30 p.m. Tuesday at Louie's Grill, 3750 W Robinson in Brookhaven Shopping Center.

Daniel "D" Smith, afterschool director at Loveworks Leadership, will speak about the nonprofit.

The public is welcome to attend.

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Veterans share Christmas lunch in Norman

Tue, 01/02/2018 - 11:54am

FROM STAFF REPORTS

NORMAN — Veterans at the Norman Veterans Center recently shared in a Christmas luncheon.

More than 20 veterans living at the facility donated funds for the meal and partnered with the Norman Rib Crib barbecue restaurant and the center's food service department to provide food and drinks for the holiday event.

Rib Crib provided veterans with ribs, chopped beef brisket and beans for a fraction of the usual cost, event organizer Rocky Remick said.

The Norman Veterans Center supplied buns, potato salad, cobbler and beverages for the event, event coordinator Mike Simmons said.



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News events boost interest in Russian language

Mon, 01/01/2018 - 4:14pm

By Pam Olson For The Oklahoman

NORMAN — Few students have been as determined to learn Russian as University of Oklahoma junior David Louden, 21, who grew up in Noble, just south of Norman.

He had never met anyone who spoke the language.

While still in middle school, he taught himself the Russian alphabet after hearing the Russian-born American singer Regina Spektor performing the song “Apres Moi.”

“She sung a Russian poem in it.

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