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Polar vortex may prove to be a powerful pesticide
The deep freeze, with arctic blasts from the polar vortex, has put invasive insects on ice in dozens of states. That includes the emerald ash borer, a pretty bug that does ugly things to ecosystems it invades.
- Slideshow: Runners take the plunge in Chiller Challenge Runners took the plunge at the seventh annual Warren Edds Memorial Civitan Chiller Challenge at Crosslin Park Lake on Saturday, March 1. Proceeds from the event support Special Olympics competitions at Vance Air Force Base each year. (Staff photos by BONNIE VCULEK)
Deployed Edmond cops honor colleague
Jeff Morefield, Sean Bryant and James Teel have a lot in common — they all serve in the Edmond Police Department and in the National Guard.
On Oct. 2, when Edmond Police Detective Matt Terry died unexpectedly of natural causes, they were in Afghanistan and, thus, were not able to be part of his funeral service or the cops versus firefighters softball game benefiting Terry’s family.
Five things you should know about the Netflix-Comcast deal
Now Comcast and Netflix have announced that they will directly interconnect their networks, rather than having Netflix traffic flow first through a third-party network. With this, another layer of Internet architecture - interconnection and peering - is under the microscope.
Obama twists Constitution to cut U.S. military
President Obama's plan to slash the military to pre-World War II levels endangers the country, especially when our enemies don't know the war is over.
Welcome mat rolled out: State Board of Education, Barresi visit Enid High School
State Superintendent Janet Barresi called University Center at EHS “emblematic” of the principle of high schools producing graduates ready to succeed.
Actually, that asteroid did not nearly hit Earth
The Internet lit up with reports last week that a big rock was on a path to nearly strike the Earth on Monday night, Feb. 17. This was not true. But it made for a grabby headline. As in: "An Asteroid Will Almost Hit the Earth Tonight" (from Motherboard).
The only online dating ad you'll ever need
Wired magazine assembled a number of infographics this month of what makes for the most attractive online dating profile. It even included a list of the most appealing words men and women used in their profiles.
Red-light cameras click less as towns get Orwell off roads
The shutters clicked, the grainy photos were sent to the red-light violators and St. Louis raised $4.1 million last year. Now the vehicular version of "Candid Camera" may be ending, as it has in other U.S towns and cities.
Rodriguez lawyers seeking video from theater, witnesses
On the night Luis Rodriguez died after an altercation with members of the Moore Police Department, at least two videos of the incident were made. Attorneys for the Rodriguez family released one of them Tuesday and now are waiting for the ...
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