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Jenna-Rader

Commentary: Commercial real estate is growing in OKC

Commentary: Commercial real estate is growing in OKC

Booming. This word best describes Oklahoma City’s commercial real estate growth and development over the past couple of years. In fact, in 2014, commercial property sales, new construction, renovation, occupancy and rental rates all experienced upward growth trends from the previous year. Construction of new apartment complexes has increased in downtown and Midtown and across

Letters to the Editor: April 15, 2015

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to jchancellor@okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com. Include a city of residence and contact number for

Robin-Meyers(web)

Commentary: What the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building bombing taught us

  It is hard to believe that 20 years have passed. I was taking roll in a public speaking class at Oklahoma City University that fateful morning, and a young woman who was often tardy strolled in at 9:05 and said, “Sorry I’m late, but they just blew up a building over there.” I remember

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Commentary: Neighbors build communities

  In our current obsession with building the next hip neighborhood, I fear we are so concerned with placemaking and shopping local that we risk forgetting the bedrock these redeveloped neighborhoods were founded upon, which is great people. In addition to those well-known community leaders, there are great people who work tirelessly and faithfully in

Letters to the editor: April 8, 2015

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to jchancellor@okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com. Include a city of residence and contact number for

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Commentary: Mellow’s life and work inspired recovery

  I’ve lost too many friends to addiction and mental illness. Not a single one of them was a quitter; they fought for every day they had. They each also were happiest when they helped other people feel happy and whole. They were parents, stepparents, family members, lifelong friends, longtime colleagues, artists and mentors. Local

Letters to the Editor: April 1, 2015

Free speech Recently, late at night, the University of Oklahoma (OU) released a statement that conflated the SAE story with the Joe Mixon story and announced with a straight face that this was not a double standard. They took great pains to say that Mixon was kicked off the team for a year and also

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