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How We Move: Oklahoma looks at public transit

Published 9y ago -

by Callie Campbell Oklahoma is one of the most car-dependent states in the U.S. In times of prosperity fueled by a booming oil and gas industry, we built highways, bought cars, and neglected mass transit. Last year, Tulsa and Oklahoma City were ranked dead la... More »

A Woody Guthrie diary

Published 9y ago -

by Gene Perry The Woody Guthrie Folk Festival can make you believe in ghosts. He may have died more than 40 years ago, but last week Woody Guthrie haunted Okemah, OK, the town where he was born... More »

Commercial trash missing from Norman recycling programs

Published 9y ago -

by Casey Holcomb Norman residents have shown they care what happens to their trash. Seventy-two percent of Normanites voted for curbside recycling, and the percentage of participating households has been unusually high since the program began last year. Howe... More »

A torch is passed at The Blue Door

Published 9y ago -

by Danny Marroquin You may not know the burgeoning songwriter John Fullbright, who's currently planning his first 5 or 100 albums in the solitude of the East Oklahoma countryside. If you do, anything I write here is obsolete with what your ears have already t... More »

The Homeless Next Door: families on the street

Published 9y ago -

by Ajit Bhand At 8 a.m., dark clouds were already gathering outside to signal another gloomy day full of rain. A baby carriage came to a halt, and the solitary passenger seemed perturbed. At the front of the line, a young boy in a green Incredible Hulk t-shir... More »

Being Okie: part two

Published 9y ago -

by Lindsay Hodges Anderson I have betrayed Oklahoma. I no longer have its rich, red soil beneath my feet. It gave me my first home in America, and now I am half the country away. But I will be back, and I can not wait to see it again... More »

Local circus enlivens Okie art scene

Published 9y ago -

by Gene Perry A crowd has gathered on the streets of Norman. Maybe it's the Norman Music Festival or the 2nd Friday Art Circuit. Everyone is enjoying the music, art, and food. But then the sound of approaching drums heralds a more unorthodox entertainment... More »

Radio Update #13

Published 9y ago -

Name changed to Voices of Oklahoma Webzine has Launched! Find us at GrooveFest, Sunday at Andrews Park – Apr 26 Norman Music Festival: Added 40 New Supporters! Speaking at Tyner Cornbread & Beans, May 8 World Fair Trade Day, May 9: Farmer’s Market Logo... More »