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Hear the Title Track From Nancy Wilson’s Solo LP ‘You and Me’

Song is dedicated to the singer's late mother. Continue reading…

Underrated Journey: The Most Overlooked Song From Each Album

The band scored so many hits, it's easy to forget they wrote anything else. Continue reading…

Bhaskar Menon, Exec Who Helped Make Pink Floyd’s Name, Dead at 86

Esteemed label boss also worked with the Beatles, David Bowie and many others. Continue reading…

Why Adrian Smith Didn’t Want to Play on Dio's Charity Song

Veteran singer was “dreading” Iron Maiden duo’s contribution to 1986 Hear ’n Aid single. Continue reading…

Sammy Hagar Hails Synthwave Cover of Van Halen’s ‘Dreams’

Singer describes Arena’s ‘80s video game-style remake as “very tasteful, very cool.” Continue reading…

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'Do what we have to do': Support staff keep Oklahoma schools running in pandemic

By Nuria Martinez-KeelStaff writernmartinez-keel@oklahoman.comWhen COVID-19 flipped education upside down, all parts of the schoolhouse turned with it. The pandemic touched not only the classroom, but the cafeteria, the nurse’s office and the school bus.As teachers and administrators found new ways to deliver instruction, changes were just as dramatic for the nearly 41,000 support staff members working in Oklahoma’s public schools.Oklahoma City Public Schools employs more than 2,400 support staff, 66% of whom are women and 71% are people of color.These employees found themselves on the front lines of a pandemic, providing core services to their community, when all public schools in the state were ordered March 25, 2020, to close for the rest of the academic year.Rena Hill, cafeteria supervisor at Star Spencer High School, calls these workers the “boots on the ground.”Hill spent more time serving lunches at the school curb than in her own cafeteria since last March.

Class 2A boys basketball: A look at each team in the 2021 Oklahoma state tournament

Thursday and Saturday at State Fair Arena, Friday at Yukon:Dale vs. Morrison9:30 a.m.

Class 2A girls basketball: A look at each team in the 2021 Oklahoma state tournament

Thursday at Noble, Friday and Saturday at State Fair Arena:Dale vs. Hooker8 p.m.

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Miles out at Kansas over behavior with women while at LSU

Les Miles is out as Kansas' head coach just days after he was placed on administrative leave amid sexual misconduct allegations from his tenure at LSU.Kansas announced Miles' departure Monday night, describing it as a mutual agreement to part ways.

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