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A Day in the Life of a "Wicked" Performer September 2013

A Day in the Life of a "Wicked" Performer

Wicked will be flying back to Oklahoma City September 4th-22nd, with a native Oklahoman as part of the cast. MetroFamily had the pleasure to speak with Jillian and learn how her background in the arts in Oklahoma helped her land a part in this Grammy and Tony award-winning show.

Capitol Hill Library Seeks Tutors August 2013

Capitol Hill Library Seeks Tutors

The new school year has begun, and the Capitol Hiill library has parents and children seeking tutoring help

Be Prepared for Ozone Alert Days August 2013

Be Prepared for Ozone Alert Days

Last year, a record number of ozone alert days were declared in central Oklahoma. Here are 7 tips for cutting carbon emissions on ozone alert days.

MetroFamily's BIG Birthday Giveaway Winners! August 2013

MetroFamily's BIG Birthday Giveaway Winners!

Congratulations to these lucky winners for winning an awesome birthday party package as part of our 2013 BIG Birthday Giveaway!

Hot Weather Safety Concerns for Children July 2013

Hot Weather Safety Concerns for Children

As temperatures climb, it is important to recognize that children’s bodies overheat easily and infants and children under age 4 are among those at greatest risk for heat-related illnesses.

2013 “Reading Makes Cent$” Sweepstakes July 2013

2013 “Reading Makes Cent$” Sweepstakes

Oklahoma 529 College Savings Plan to give two readers $2,529 college savings accounts.

Vote for Veterans Park in Moore! July 2013

Vote for Veterans Park in Moore!

Help Veterans Park in Moore recover from the recent tornado devastation! Coca-Cola's "Take It To the Park" search for America's Favorite Park is on, and Moore's Vertans Park is in the running for the grand prize—a $100,000 grant to help restore, rebuild or enhance activity areas in the park.

Fireworks Safety Tips June 2013

Fireworks Safety Tips

Fireworks and celebrations go together, especially during the Fourth of July. But fireworks can be dangerous, causing serious burn and eye injuries. If fireworks are legal where you live and you decide to set them off on your own, we urge that you follow these important safety tips.

Postpartum Depression Screenings Available June 2013

Postpartum Depression Screenings Available

While up to 80 percent of moms experience some tearfulness, mood swings, and crying shortly after the birth of a baby—often called the “baby blues”—symptoms that get worse or last longer than two weeks may indicate postpartum depression.

It’s Tick Time!  Tips to Help Prevent Tickborne Diseases June 2013

It’s Tick Time! Tips to Help Prevent Tickborne Diseases

A warm spring and the onset of summer means Oklahomans are enjoying outdoor activities. But a bite from a tick could quickly put a damper on the fun. Here are helpful tips to prevent tick bites.

 

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