Angi: What do you think?
Angi: What’s your favorite thing about getting your face painted?
Angi: What’s your favorite things about the Arts Festival?
Angi: Ha! Is that your favorite word? I like your heart it’s very pretty.
Kid: Thank you.
A few headlines from a park bench at the Festival of the Arts.
Still the underdog in a contest that won’t quit, Hillary Rodham Clinton pulled off a feisty act of political survival in the Pennsylvania primary yesterday, defeating Barack Obama to keep her Democratic presidential hopes alive. Clinton won 55 percent to 45 percent.
Meanwhile, Gov. Brad Henry, who said earlier he would not endorse a Democratic presidential candidate until this summer’s national convention, announced this morning he is supporting Barack Obama.
The Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry is reporting the lead attorney for the city of Seattle and several Seattle politicians are now willing to negotiate a settlement in the lease dispute with the Sonics ownership group if those talks include the promise of a replacement franchise by the NBA.
This week’s celebrity casualty on Dancing with the Stars was Marlee Matlin. The actress, who is deaf, lost her timing at various points during her mambo Monday with professional partner Fabian Sanchez, and the judges took note.
Today in Oklahoma City, there is the possibility of thunderstorms, but it’s perfect this morning. Expect highs in the upper 70s. There is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
The Transportation Security Administration had to re-screen nearly 700 travelers Monday because of a security breach at Will Rogers World Airport. The security breach was caused when someone found what was thought to be a prohibited item in a restroom.
The Festival of the Arts opens today in downtown Oklahoma City. Here are the facts: the 42nd annual Arts Festival it opens daily at 11 am and runs through Sunday, featuring 144 artists and more than 300 performing artists.
Darnell Mayberry reports it you log onto SuperSonics.com, the official site of the team, you’ll see the word Seattle is nowhere to be found inside the actual Web page. Team officials, however, said the Seattle references were omitted on Feb. 28, when the site was relaunched to introduce a new design.
Your OKC forecast: Partly cloudy. Highs in the upper 70s. Northeasterly winds about 10 mph. Twenty percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.
The Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry reports Oklahoma City’s NBA team will
remain in the Northwest Division. Darnell says according to league sources,
the NBA will not realign any divisions or teams to accommodate the
relocation of the Sonics to Oklahoma City. Whenever the team lands in
Oklahoma, either next season or in 2010, it will continue in its current
division, which includes Utah, Portland, Minnesota and Denver.
Elsewhere, crude oil prices surged above $117, setting a new record high
A strong aftershock shook Southern Illinois today, three days after a
magnitude 5.2 quake rattled the region.
The Festival of the Arts begins tomorrow in downtown Oklahoma City. You can
find a complete schedule at NewsOK, including the menu for the food court.
And speaking of the Festival of the Arts, let’s talk weather:
Today in OKC: Highs in the lower 80s. Southerly winds 10 to 15 mph. Tonight,
Twenty percent chance of thunderstorms, some become severe.