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Gas leak evacuates Yukon church, no word on cause

YUKON, Okla. – Authorities have evacuated a Yukon church as a precaution for a gas leak near Route 66 and S. 5th St. Monday.

Officials said the leak was reported near S. 5th St. and Elm just before 12:30 p.m.

Crews have not confirmed what caused the leak.

So far, no injuries have been reported.

More than 500 Oklahomans throw their hat in the ring for State and Federal seats

OKLAHOMA CITY – Hundreds of Oklahomans are rush to get their names on the ballot.

The 2014 candidate filing period ended Friday at 5 p.m., with 578 candidates filing for 308 state and federal offices over three days, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said.

For the first time in state history, both U.S. Senate seats are on the ballot, with 20 candidates filing for the spots. In addition to the regular six-year U.S. Senate term already scheduled to be up for election, the seat currently held by Sen. Tom Coburn will also be on the ballot. Coburn is resigning the seat.

The Governor’s race drew seven candidates, and 27 people filed for the state’s five seats in the U.S. House of Representatives. Hundreds of other candidates filed for statewide offices, legislative seats, judicial positions and district attorney races.

Behind the scenes exclusive of WGN America’s new series ‘Salem’

 

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Popular roadside assistance company seeking unemployed Oklahomans

OKLAHOMA CITY – Looking for a job?

AAA is seeking to fill 20 insurance customer service associate positions at the CSAA Insurance Group call center in northwest Oklahoma City. Applicants should apply online by May 1 for May training classes.

The center is located at 3100 Quail Springs Parkway, just west of Quail Springs Mall.

Service associates handle routine insurance inquiries and process transactions, including renewals and updates to membership accounts, for AAA insurance policyholders. AAA offers virtual job tryouts for those wanting to know more about the position.

Click here to apply.

Applications may also be submitted on the website.

Strong customer service skills, including at least one-to-two years of customer service experience, are required, as well as good attention to detail and a high school diploma.

Food, music and art make their way to the metro in award-winning festival

OKLAHOMA CITY – More than 5,000 volunteers are preparing for 750,000 visitors to this year’s festival, which will take place April 22-27.

It’s one of the strongest traditions at the award-winning Festival of the Arts is the team of volunteers who join Arts Council of Oklahoma City staff to bring food, music, art, culinary demonstrations and more to the annual Festival of the Arts.

Traffic changes coming to downtown OKC

OKLAHOMA CITY – Changes are coming to the flow of traffic in downtown Oklahoma City.

Several roads will be closed off due to construction and other activities today. 

Here’s a list of streets that will be closed off or reduced to one lane:

Hudson will be closed between Sheridan and Reno for the Festival of the Arts.

Walker will be open to two-way traffic between Sheridan and Reno.

Hudson is open to two-way traffic between NW 6th and NW 5th.

Robinson is open to two-way between Sheridan and SW 2nd.

The intersection of Kerr and Robinson will be closed to traffic.

Kerr will be closed to traffic between Robinson and Broadway.

Harvey will be reduced south of Park. Two way traffic maintained.

Oklahoma designer launches line as part of Oklahoma Fashion Week 2014

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  • Oklahoma Fashion Week 2014


  • Oklahoma Fashion Week 2014