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ARABIAN SEA — Quartermaster 2nd Class Tyler J. Gilbert, from Edmond, clears a ladder well during a visit, board, search, and seizure training exercise aboard the San Antonio-class amphibious transport dock ship USS Anchorage (LPD 23) while on a deployment of the Essex Amphibious Ready Group …

A few weeks ago, my husband and I went to see the movie Instant Family. Now, despite the name, it is not a movie for younger children. Yet it was funny and heartwarming. The story asks you to consider, how much can I give to children who need a home?

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ChappelWood Financial Services’ 4th Annual Kentucky Derby Soiree fundraiser is scheduled for a post time of 11:30 a.m. on Friday, May 3, 2019. The Financial Diva, Victoria Woods, will serve as hostess with mint juleps, big hats, roses and traditional southern snacks taking center stage.

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The Edmond City Council will be considering a broad range of issues beginning at 5:30 p.m. Monday at the City Council Chambers, 20 S. Littler Ave. Council members will consider who will fill the Ward 2 council seat. Updates to the Edmond Plan, water and wastewater rate increases, and whether…

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Gwen has lived her life being taunted for living with mental illness, she said. Mental health has been a rough ride for her since age 4. That was during the time her parents divorced and she moved to Oklahoma, she said. Depression and anxiety disorders have taken a toll on her ability to mak…

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Edmond Police are investigating information regarding a first degree burglary in progress, said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond Police spokeswoman. The female suspect was described in the police report as driving a medium-sized older sport utility vehicle.

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The 22nd Annual Midwest City Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Prayer Breakfast is Monday, Jan. 21 at the Sheraton Midwest City Reed Center, in celebration of the life and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr., a civil rights pioneer and champion for justice. 

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Edmond today was announced as the recipient of Insurify’s Season of Giving Award. Award winners were determined by an analysis of driving records of individuals across the United States.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Are you thinking about starting the New Year tobacco free? Turn to the Oklahoma Tobacco Helpline, a program of the Tobacco Settlement Endowment Trust (TSET), for free resources for Oklahomans looking to leave tobacco behind in 2018.

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No major accidents or collisions had been reported in Edmond after freezing rain pelted the city beginning Wednesday afternoon, said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond Police spokeswoman.

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EDMOND, Okla. — It seems almost imaginable today to have had a direct conversation with a Civil War veteran. But an Edmond man did just that.

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EDMOND, Okla. — After writing one book, author James P. Gregory, Jr. was told about a World War I soldier, Sgt. Otis Joslyn, who was a Marine and a poet. 

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An Edmond man was charged with domestic abuse assault (strangulation) following a physical domestic.

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An educator attributed his journey of walking the border between the United States and Mexico to a mid-life crises.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Two Oklahoma City locals will be representing their state in the 2019 Tournament of Roses Parade. Mike McClellin of Oklahoma City and Kaylee Rayburn of Yukon will be a part of the Donate Life Float and featured in the parade.

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University of Central Oklahoma student 2nd Lt. Jordan Dodson received a military commission in connection with her completion of the UCO Army ROTC program and bachelor’s degree during the university’s annual fall commissioning service held Dec. 14 at Central.

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An Edmond man faces a drug-related charge of possession of contraband in a penal institution, according to Edmond Police. The suspect, Brandon Lee Richards, 20, also admitted to several burglaries, Officer Gregg Jaggi noted.

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Sometimes you just need to make a fast getaway. With weather uncertain this time of year, long-term planning is more difficult. So when Jack and I saw a window of nice weather, we quickly put together an overnight trip to Tulsa. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Chad Mullen has been appointed to serve on the Francis Tuttle Technology Center Board of Education, the career training school announced. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s new school report cards won’t be unveiled to districts and families until next year, the state Department of Education announced this week.

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UPDATE: Police have released more information about the Dec. 19 shooting that left one man injured and a suspect in custody, said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond Police spokeswoman.

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A special meeting of the city council was held Tuesday morning to ensure Edmond has a mayor in position after the recent death of Mayor Charles Lamb. The council chose Elizabeth Waner as Mayor, and Nick Massey as Mayor Pro Tem.

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The Edmond City Council recently extended a deadline until Jan. 14 for the Highland Ridge Apartments before declaring it dilapidated, uninhabitable, unsafe, unsanitary and a public nuisance. The vote was 5-0 for the complex located at 1300 E. Ayers.

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An Edmond Santa Fe High School teacher was arrested Monday morning for allegedly soliciting sexual conduct or communication with a minor by use of technology, according to Edmond Police.

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Sofia Rodriguez’s mother was a role model for her young daughter before she passed away. Rodriguez said her mom cared for the welfare of others. She was always putting others above herself.

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DURANT – Lobbyist/consultant Lesa Smaligo will be the speaker at Southeastern Oklahoma State University’s Fall Commencement on Saturday, Dec.15 when several Edmond residents will receive their degrees.

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Voting is open for the 2019 version of The Edmond Sun Sunshine Awards. This is the perfect opportunity for area residents to give a little love to their favorite business or service in Edmond, while possibly picking up some gas money at the same time.

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Police have arrested a woman they say is linked to four residential burglaries, said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond Police spokeswoman. 

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UPDATE: Edmond Police believe five bombing threats made Thursday to Edmond addresses are spam related, said Jenny Wagnon, Edmond Police spokeswoman.

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Edmond lost a dear friend and a champion of city government Tuesday with the untimely death of Mayor Charles Lamb. Lamb, 72, passed away at home.

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A petition to disqualify an Edmond candidate for city council has failed. Ward 2 City Council candidate Josh Moore will be retained on the ballot for Edmond voters.

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EDMOND — The top dogs from across the country and around the world will be returning to Orlando, Fla. Saturday and Sunday for the 18th annual AKC National Championship presented by Royal Canin. Local resident, Sara Winsted McMillan and her male saluki, Puzzle, will be among contenders at the event.

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UPDATE: Ward 2 City Council candidate Josh Moore will be retained on the ballot for Edmond voters. Election Board Secretary, Doug Sanderson said a Contest of Candidacy filed by Ward 2 candidate Matt Thomas heard by the board Tuesday afternoon has resulted in the unanimous decision by the boa…

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