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January 22, 1990 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What with all the bad air in the East Bay of San Francisco, and what with Mabel Rafferty's asthma, her doctor told her that she needed to move to the California desert. She thought that one over for a while and decided to move, all right, but not to the desert. "I said: 'Nuts, I'll just go back where I came from,' " she recalls. Where she came from was Oklahoma. And therein is a tale.
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May 22, 2007 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Some people take their work home with them. Reggie Willits takes his home to work with him. In an effort to conserve costs while building a 3,000-square-foot house on a five-acre lot in Fort Cobb, Okla., the Angels' rookie outfielder, his wife, Amber, and their young son, Jaxon, have been spending off-seasons in a small, rectangular building that, when construction began in 2003, was supposed to be just a batting cage.
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August 9, 1985 | Associated Press
A National Guard jet fighter crashed into a house Thursday after the pilot ejected safely, setting the structure ablaze and leaving at least one person dead, one injured, and one missing, authorities said.
NEWS
January 22, 1990 | J. MICHAEL KENNEDY, TIMES STAFF WRITER
What with all the bad air in the East Bay of San Francisco, and what with Mabel Rafferty's asthma, her doctor told her that she needed to move to the California desert. She thought that one over for a while and decided to move, all right, but not to the desert. "I said: 'Nuts, I'll just go back where I came from,' " she recalls. Where she came from was Oklahoma. And therein is a tale.
SPORTS
May 22, 2007 | Mike DiGiovanna, Times Staff Writer
Some people take their work home with them. Reggie Willits takes his home to work with him. In an effort to conserve costs while building a 3,000-square-foot house on a five-acre lot in Fort Cobb, Okla., the Angels' rookie outfielder, his wife, Amber, and their young son, Jaxon, have been spending off-seasons in a small, rectangular building that, when construction began in 2003, was supposed to be just a batting cage.
BUSINESS
June 26, 1997 | From Associated Press
San Francisco displaced New York as the nation's least affordable metropolitan area for executive housing, and Oklahoma City remains the most affordable, a survey found. The survey, released this week by Ernst & Young's Kenneth Leventhal Real Estate Group, compared the cost of buying a four-bedroom home or renting a two-bedroom luxury apartment with median take-home family income in 75 areas. On average, such luxury housing would take 39.
NATIONAL
May 24, 2013 | By Matt Pearce
MOORE, Okla.--Judy and Brian Overlinge were thankful. "We're one of the lucky ones," said Judy, 54. "Half of our house is still standing. " The couple -- along with a son, a neighbor and five dogs -- had taken refuge inside an old septic tank that had been converted into a storm shelter. Their son held the door shut as it shuddered against the wind, which roared like a jet engine, and then the vents blew out and debris flew in and then it was all over. They all survived. But their home didn't.
NEWS
August 9, 1985 | Associated Press
A National Guard jet fighter crashed into a house Thursday after the pilot ejected safely, setting the structure ablaze and leaving at least one person dead, one injured, and one missing, authorities said.
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