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That picture is my idea of retirement (minus my son’s skimboard and maybe fewer clouds). But you get the idea. My wife and I were sitting on the sand in Florida last week, gazing at the Gulf waves lapping ashore. Yeah, it doesn’t get much better than that. So I was a little surprised to hear that while we were away Tulsa was named by Forbes magazine as one of the top… Read More

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It’s been a hot summer. Just how hot? Take a look at those church signs. Satan and hell are getting some extra publicity. July in Oklahoma was the hottest month ever… for any state. That’s how hot it’s been.┬áTulsa has had 36 days over 100 degrees this summer, including a handful over 110! Climatologists say the average temperature in Oklahoma during July was slightly warmer than 89 degrees. That’s putting the highs… Read More

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I know, I know. It’s freezing this morning in Oklahoma. 11 below zero in Tulsa. 28 below less than an hour north in Bartlesville, which is the coldest recorded temperature ever in Oklahoma. (Update: Nowato, OK had -31 this morning. Tulsa officially recorded -12!) That’s not cold. That’s ridiculous. I took two pictures this morning, one out my back door, the other out the station’s back door. They’re beautiful, but don’t really… Read More

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