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OMRF researcher makes finding on colitis and colon cancer

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist has discovered that certain sugars produced by the body play an important role in the development of colitis and, ultimately, colon cancer. The new finding could potentially lead to therapies for ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and colon cancer.

Co-working space offers a place to grow OKC's technology community

Monday, June 27, 2016

An Oklahoma nonprofit focused on developing the state's technology sector will finally have a space to call home when a new co-working space opens in Oklahoma City.

$2.2 million grant will fund trials for locally developed cervical cancer drug

Wednesday, June 22, 2016

An Oklahoma cancer researcher may have found the secret to preventing cervical cancer.

Dr. Doris Benbrook, a researcher at the Stephenson Cancer Center in Oklahoma City, has developed a drug that she believes will halt the spread of cervical cancer.

Oklahoma City's RiverSport Rapids, 'revitalized Oklahoma River,' featured on 'CBS This Morning'

Monday, June 6, 2016

"CBS This Morning" aired a five-and-a-half-minute segment Saturday on RiverSport Rapids, the new $45.2 million, 11-acre whitewater rafting and kayaking center along the Oklahoma River, complete with an interview with the Boathouse Foundation's executive director Mike Knopp and before-and-after shots of the river itself.

Criminal justice reform continues locally, statewide

Tuesday, May 17, 2016

Both statewide and local criminal justice reform measures continue to gain momentum.

Council approves conceptual design for MAPS 3 Downtown Convention Center

Tuesday, May 3, 2016

The Oklahoma City Council voted Tuesday to approve the conceptual design for the MAPS 3 Downtown Convention Center, moving forward with a vision to create OKC’s “living room” on the edge of the MAPS 3 Downtown Public Park.

Five new attractions promise to deliver big thrills, great views

Thursday, March 24, 2016

The Chicago Tribune recently featured Oklahoma City’s RIVERSPORT Rapids in its Travel section as one of five new international attractions delivering “big thrills and great views."

 

O’Connor: Future innovation

Tuesday, March 8, 2016

One of the most interesting and exciting changes in Oklahoma City in recent years has been the emergence of unique districts throughout the city.