Starlight Band date change and movie night

StarlightConcertSmTulsa, OK—Due to the forecast of inclement weather, Starlight Band has announced that its show scheduled for Tuesday, July 7 at Guthrie Green has been moved to Monday, July 20.

The concert’s theme is “Way Out West” and will feature Jeffrey Smith on fiddle. The free performance will begin at 8pm at Guthrie Green, 111 E. Brady Street, in Tulsa.

On Tuesday, July 14, movie music will be the star of the show at Starlight’s free concert “Night at the Movies.” The performance begins at 8pm at Guthrie Green. “We’re playing some alltime favorite movie themes, including ‘Jurassic Park’, ‘Les Miserables’, ‘Star Wars’ and ‘Annie,’” said Artistic Director L. Dale Barnett. After intermission, a silent short movie will be screened accompanied by live theater organ music. The audience will enjoy the hijinks of Laurel and Hardy as two escaped convicts in “Liberty.”
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Speak up and stop the lynch mob

Sir Tim Hunt

Sir Tim Hunt

Professor Sir Tim Hunt had won every honor in his field, from Fellowship of the Royal Society to the Nobel Prize. But last month, the pioneering biochemist was dismissed from his post at University College, London (UCL). Why? Because, speaking at a lunch to celebrate female scientists in Seoul, he had introduced his remarks with a clumsy joke about finding it hard to work with women in the laboratory because he fell in love with them and they cried.

One of the women present, a lecturer called Connie St Louis, complained on Twitter about his “sexism”, triggering the usual lynch mob. By the time the professor had returned to London, his career lay about him in broken shards.

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Free sport and camp physicals to open

KidsSportsTulMedExpress is opening its second neighborhood medical center in Oklahoma and first in Tulsa on Wednesday, July 8 at 2140 South Yale Ave. The new center will offer a wide array of urgent care, employer health and basic wellness services to help keep Tulsans healthy.

As a welcoming gift to the community, the center is offering free sports and camp physicals to patients ages five and up, July 8 – July 22.

“We’re excited to bring our patient-centered health care to Tulsa,” said Arlene Neal, MedExpress Regional Vice President of Operations for Oklahoma. “At MedExpress, the patient is always our primary focus. We treat your family like we would treat our own – with the highest quality care and consideration.”
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Alliance to acquire remaining White Oak interests

AllianceResourcePartnersTULSA – Alliance Resource Partners, L.P. (NASDAQ: ARLP) today announced that it has reached agreement to acquire from White Oak Finance, Inc. and other parties all of the equity interests in White Oak Resources LLC (“White Oak”) not currently owned by ARLP.

Upon closing of the transaction, Alliance WOR Processing, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary of ARLP, will assume operating control of the White Oak Mine No. 1. Following the transaction, ARLP will own 100 percent of the equity interests in White Oak, coal reserves at the White Oak Mine No. 1 that are leased to White Oak and the preparation plant and loading facilities at Mine No. 1.

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U.S. Women’s Soccer Team wins World Cup

The United States Women's National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women's World Cup soccer championship in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada, Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson/Washington Times)

The U.S. Women’s National Team celebrates with the trophy after they beat Japan 5-2 in the FIFA Women’s World Cup soccer championship Sunday, July 5, 2015. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson/Washington Times)

The U.S. women’s national soccer team overwhelmed Japan, 5-2, at Sunday’s World Cup Final and cemented America’s dominance of women’s soccer as the first nation to win the world championship three times.

The game in Vancouver, British Columbia, was settled quickly as the U.S. took a 4-0 lead inside the game’s first 16 minutes, led by a hat trick from star midfielder Carli Lloyd.

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