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Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

Aaron Baker, Mid-Del teacher, at his home in Edmond, Thursday, June 15, 2017.  Baker wants all students to be safe and supports LGBT protections added to district policies.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Metro schools take steps to protect the rights of LGBTQ students

Many Oklahoma school districts don’t have protections in place and put students and staff at risk for discrimination.

Newly renovated apartments at Page Woodson School, Wednesday, June 7, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Former Page Woodson School gets reimagined as a housing complex

The Douglass offers a range of affordable options.

Jim Couch Headshot

Three community leaders receive awards from Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc.

Jim Couch, Leslie Batchelor and Mark Beffort are being recognized for their work in the development of OKC.

Students eat lunch in the cafeteria at Eugene Field Elementary School, which has provided free and healthy breakfast and lunch to students through a federal program. (Cara Johnson)

OKC Public Schools enhance existing lunch and breakfast programs with support from a federal initiative

“No matter what the economic situation is for a student’s family, they don’t have to worry,” Ponce said last week as he visited the Eugene Field cafeteria. “It’s an unbelievable program.”

Close photo of prescription bottle for Hydrocodone tablets and pills on wooden table for opioid epidemic illustration

As the opioid epidemic continues, Oklahomans require better support systems

Mental health and drug dependence treatment options would help pull Oklahomans away from addiction.

Lindsay Biggs and Rachael Robinson help children make an Earth Day banner at the Oklahoma City Zoo Wednesday, April 19, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Summer Guide: OKC Zoo’s education programs teach compassion for wildlife

The zoo’s programs educate the public about conservation efforts and establish the zoo as more than a tourist attraction.

Principal Aspasia Carlson at John Marshall Mid-High, Friday, April 14, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

John Marshall Mid-High principal named Oklahoma Principal of the Year

Aspasia Carlson has tried to encourage attitudes and academic achievement during her time at the local high school.

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