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Lynyrd Skynyrd's Gary Rossington on the Mend, Tour Will Resume

The guitarist has been recovering from recent heart surgery. Continue reading…

30 Years Ago: John Candy Brings Laughs, Sweetness and Pathos to 'Uncle Buck'

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Celtic Frost Frontman Says Metallica 'Butchered' His Songs

Tom Gabriel Fischer went on to opine that band "lost the ability to play true metal." Continue reading…

A History of Tool's Elaborate Album Packaging

The band has made some daring and distinctive packaging choices over the course of its career. Continue reading…

The Women of Woodstock

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Assumption Day procession goes past cathedral

By The Associated PressPARIS — Catholic pilgrims have held an emotional procession past fire-ravaged Notre Dame Cathedral, singing and parading with a statue of the Virgin Mary rescued from the flames.Hundreds gathered on a bridge near the cordoned-off cathedral for Thursday’s Assumption Day procession.

Tuning in for Saturday, August 17

SATURDAYNFL PRESEASON3 p.m.;;Cleveland at Indianapolis;;NFLNET (Cox 252)6:30 p.m.;;Kansas City at Pittsburgh;;NFLNET (Cox 252)9 p.m.;;Dallas at L.A. Rams;;KOCO (Cox 11)/NFLNET (Cox 252)/KRXO-FM 107.7MINOR LEAGUE BASEBALL6:05 p.m.;;Oklahoma City at Round Rock;;KGHM-AM 1340MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALLNoon;;Cleveland at N.Y. Yankees;;MLBN (Cox 264)3 p.m.;;Houston at Oakland;;FS1 (Cox 67)5:30 p.m.;;St.

Oklahoma business briefcase for Aug. 17, 2019

OK rig count declinesOklahoma’s rig count declined by one this week to 85 while the national number of working rigs increased, Baker Hughes reported Friday.The national working rig count was 935, up by one, week over week.

Medical marijuana inhales some warehouse space in Oklahoma City

By Richard MizeReal Estate editor rmize@oklahoman.comMedical marijuana lit up demand for certain kinds of industrial property the past year, flex space that can be switched from warehouse to office or showroom as needed and older service warehouses, according to Price Edwards & Co.Flex space vacancy declined from 15.63% at midyear 2018 to 11.63% this summer, the firm said in its 2019 midyear industrial market summary, available at www.priceedwards.com, which tracks properties 35,000 square feet or larger intended for use by multiple tenants.Flex space generally consists of 3,000- to 10,000-square-foot suites with clear-height ceilings 18 feet or lower, but also includes newer properties with higher clearance if marketed as flex space."This represents the largest single-year decline in flex vacancy since this report began in 1999," broker Bob Puckett wrote.

U-shaped mixed-use development planned in Oklahoma City's Automobile Alley

By Steve LackmeyerBusiness writer slackmeyer@oklahoman.comA mixed-use development consisting of housing, offices and retail is being planned at NW 13 and Broadway on a U-shaped property once the home of a Buick dealership.The development, to be called the Hub, is designed to wrap around the existing Garage Loft Apartments at 113 NW 13 and a one-story former Safeway grocery built in 1928 at 1420 N Robinson.The first phase is a five-story, office and retail building with a drive-through on the first floor at the corner of Broadway and NW 13.

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