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By Peter BeckerMore Content NowBe sure to look for the Geminid meteor shower this weekend. Although it may be cold out, this is one of the best meteor displays of the whole year.Peak viewing is expected during the late evening Saturday, Dec. 13, and early morning Sunday, Dec. 14. If you don't get a chance to look then, you can still expect to see some meteors for a few nights afterward.

Posted at 1:01 AM

A few months ago a film called “Tracks” had a very limited release in America, telling the true story of Robyn Davidson, a young Australian woman (played by Mia Wasikowska) who, back in the 1970s, went on a 1,700-mile hike across her continent,...

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It seems to be a good time for based-on-fact movies about smart British people. “The Theory of Everything” is earning accolades, and will probably garner an Oscar nomination or two, for its story of Stephen Hawking. And now we’ve got “The Imitation...

Updated at 10:55 PM

College of the Ozarks (Mo.) held off a big second-half rally Thursday night, downing St. Gregory’s, 75-62, at W.P. Wood Field House. The NAIA Division II’s No. 19-ranked team won its fifth in a row, while the Cavaliers have...

Updated at 10:50 PM

TULSA – A six-point halftime lead slowly evaporated over the final two quarters as the Shawnee Wolves lost to 5A No. 5 Bishop Kelley 58-55 in the first round of the Comets’ tournament on Thursday.

Updated at 10:46 PM

Winning seven of 11 events, the Shawnee Lady Wolves ran away with the win at their home meet on Thursday at the Shawnee YMCA.

Updated at 10:12 PM

Oleta Crauthers, 77, went peacefully to be with her Lord on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, in Longtown.

Updated at 10:11 PM

Leonard Lee Rivers, 60-year-old, Earlsboro area resident, passed from this life on Tuesday, Dec. 9, 2014, at his home.

Updated at 10:09 PM

Ollie Megehee-Roper, 91, of Shawnee, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Shawnee.

Updated at 10:08 PM

Sandy Powell, 66, of Shawnee, passed away Wednesday, Dec. 10, 2014, in Oklahoma City.

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