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  • PASSINGS: Dave Treen, Forest Evashevski, Cordner Nelson

    Dave Treen Ex-governor of Louisiana Dave Treen, 81, who in 1979 became the first Republican governor of Louisiana since Reconstruction but lost a reelection bid to the controversial Democrat Edwin Edwards four years later, died Thursday of complications...
  • PASSINGS: Steve Williams, Tim Hart

    PASSINGS: Steve Williams, Tim Hart
    Steve Williams Pro wrestler was called 'Dr. Death' Steve "Dr. Death" Williams, 49, a former offensive lineman and All-American wrestler at the University of Oklahoma who was best known for his work in professional wrestling, died Tuesday night in...
  • Two timeless, Depression-era novels from Edward Anderson

    Two timeless, Depression-era novels from Edward Anderson
    Edward Anderson had a strange and sad career. He was born in Texas in 1905 and grew up in Oklahoma, serving his apprenticeship as a journalist on a small paper in Ardmore, Okla. Restless, he worked as a deckhand on a freighter, plied his fists as a...
  • An unlikely witness provides one last hope for soldier in murder case

    An unlikely witness provides one last hope for soldier in murder case
    At the Dillard's counter in Oklahoma City, Vicki Behenna was buying a beachy canvas purse for summer when her oldest son called from Iraq. "Mom." "Hey Mike, how are you doing?" she asked. She was relieved to hear his voice, but quickly sensed the strain...
  • Sports figures

    Sports figures Jim Dooley, 77; succeeded George Halas as coach of the Chicago Bears (Jan. 8) Christopher Bowman, 40; two-time U.S. figure skating champion (Jan. 10) Johnny Podres, 75; left-hander pitched Dodgers to first World Series title in...
  • Trey West Bio

    Trey West Bio
    TREY'S BIO Trey was chosen as the Face of 43 in May 2008. Trey was born and raised in Arlington, Texas. He is big Dallas Cowboys fan, Dallas Mavericks Fan, Dallas Stars fan, Texas Rangers Fan, but he Loves OU Football (Boomer!). Trey is a Business...
  • David Payne Bio

    David Payne Bio
    David Payne is a Fourth generation Oklahoman, National Academy of Television Arts and Sciences Emmy Award winning meteorologist and the co-anchor of KAUT OK43's Morning Show "Rise & Shine Oklahoma" David has been Oklahoma's NewsChannel 4's weekday morning...
  • LACMA mend fences with the Prices

    LACMA mend fences with the Prices
    JOE AND Etsuko Price are back. Twenty-five years ago, they joined with the Los Angeles County Museum of Art to fulfill a dream. The Prices donated $5 million to help construct the Pavilion for Japanese Art and promised a spectacular collection of...
  • Shadowy path may lead to treasure

    Shadowy path may lead to treasure
    Deep in the woods near Brushy Creek stands an old beech tree, its smooth bark etched with dozens of carvings, including biblical references, a heart and a legless horse. Bob Brewer was 10 when his great-uncle, W.D. "Grandpa" Ashcraft, pointed it out on a...
  • Sparks select Georgia forward Angel Robinson with second-round pick

     
    Possibly looking to help fill the void left by the retirement of future Hall of Fame center Lisa Leslie, the Los Angeles Sparks drafted Angel Robinson, a 6-foot-5 forward from the University of Georgia, with their second-round pick (20th overall)......
  • Adonal Foyle voted into CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame

     
    The Orlando Magic's elder statesman, Adonal Foyle, will be inducted into the CoSIDA Academic All-America Hall of Fame. Foyle, the Magic's third-string center, graduated from Colgate University in 1999, where he was a two-time Academic All-American in 1996...
  • Oklahoma, Texas A&M reportedly invited to join SEC – further proof that SEC has no interest in Florida State?

     
    Oklahoma, Texas A&M reportedly invited to join SEC – further proof that SEC has no interest in Florida State?...