Here’s the music video for Ali Dee and The Deekompressors’ “Go Speed Racer Go” – the theme song from the motion picture Speed Racer.
The film opens May 9. Music available on iTunes on May 6.
And here a trailer:
Kenny Chesney was injured during his concert Saturday night at the University of South Carolina.
Chesney is scheduled to play Oklahoma City in the Ford Center this Friday. Despite having his boot cut off after the show Saturday, the word is Chesney will still continue his tour. His foot was caught at the very beginning of his show.
You can watch video from the incident here:
From The Oklahoman’s Brian Sargent: Oklahoma City police released little new information this morning about a deadly shooting Sunday in a northwest city park.
Master Sgt. Gary Knight said no arrests have been made in the case. The shooter is described as a black female.
In BEIJING – A high-speed passenger train jumped its tracks and slammed into
another train in eastern China on Monday, killing at least 70 people and
injuring more than 400. Authorities were quoted as saying human error was to
A California wildfire near Los Angeles has forced about 1,000 from their
Turning to today’s front page,
abused and neglected children are taken from parents in Oklahoma County at a
rate more than double that of Tulsa County. This is a story by Randy Ellis
that you’ll only find in today’s Oklahoman and on NewsOK. Ellis reports the
monthly average number of foster care children in Oklahoma County was 2,261
last fiscal year, compared with 843 for Tulsa County. You can search through
the DHS Waivers Database on NewsOK.
The 2008 Festival of the Arts has completed its six-day run in downtown
Oklahoma City. It met organizers’ expectations by attracting about 750,000
visitors. The festival featured live performances by local bands, art
galleries featuring artists from across the nation, food booths and a
About 6,000 music fans crowded Norman’s Main Street for the Norman Music
Festival. Headliners included the Polyphonic Spree, British Sea Power and
the Chainsaw Kittens.
In Sports, Oklahoma had four players picked in this weekend’s NFL Draft.
Reggie Smith, Curtis Lofton, Malcolm Kelly and Allen Patrick were the only
Sooners drafted. For the first time since 2001, Oklahoma State did not have
a player drafted.
Your OKC forecast today, expect clear conditions with highs in the 70s.
Looking ahead this week, expect 70s for much of the week.
More than 750,000 visited the 42nd Annual Festival of the Arts in downtown Oklahoma City.
About 6,000 music fans hit Main Street for the Norman Music Festival.
Not to be outdone, there was the Spring Art Walk at Tulsa’s RiverWalk Crossing. I spoke with event planner Danielle Raimo on Saturday….
The Art Walk featured artists, jewelry, paintings and music. Tulsa’s Alaina Whitaker, of American Idol fame, headlined the Saturday night concert.
NewsOK has won numerous national awards. And it’s amazing to be nominated for national awards, to get that recognition. It’s even better to win, which we have been very fortunate to do.
This year, we’re up for another EPpy award, which is Editor and Publisher’s big online award.
NewsOK has been nominated for the Centennial site and coverage.
Best Special Feature in a Web Site – News or Event, with fewer than 1 million unique monthly visitors
* Arizona Daily Star’s iWait
* CaptureCincinnati.com, The Enquirer & Cincinnati.Com
* Oklahoma Centennial, NewsOK.com