P.4 When household budgets fall short, many Oklahomans turn to high-interest, nontraditional loans to cover expenses, but more consumers and legislators are speaking out about predatory lending practices that can assess up to 391 percent annual percentage rates. By Laura Eastes Illustration by Jim Massara
A decade ago, when Lindsay Zodrow was preparing to open her handmade boutique in Oklahoma City’s urban core, she imagined a shop that went beyond selling goods. When shoppers entered Collected Thread, Zodrow stood ready to assist in finding the perfect gift or treat. Often, she introduced people to the area, named local restaurants and…
Oklahoma City’s Yale Theater is one of 25 preservation projects vying for funding from Partners in Preservation: Main Street.
Braum’s application to rezone a portion of Classen Circle to make way for a new location is in limbo.
Disability rights and justice advocates want reform in police training and practices following an officer-involved shooting of a deaf man.
Oklahoma City’s urban renaissance includes projects that address the coexistence of nature and the city.
Cover Story: If Sinclair Broadcast Group’s planned purchase of Tribune Media goes through, it will own half the commercial television stations in OKC.
Discussions on the county jail and criminal justice reform continue with the newly created Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council.
The fight for permanent legal status will take Dreamers and their allies to Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation. Efforts are already underway.
P.4 A planned merger of Sinclair Broadcast Group and Tribune Media could result in half of Oklahoma City’s television stations falling under one ownership. By Laura Eastes, George Lang, Ben Luschen and Jacob Threadgill. | Cover by Christopher Street, illustrations by Jim Massara