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Georgie Rasco, executive director of The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, poses for a photo, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Neighborhood improvement projects could be listed in a 2017 bond proposal

Neighborhood improvement projects could be listed in a 2017 bond proposal

“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.

Elliott + Associates Architects win an honor award for Chesapeake Central Boathouse during the AIACOC design awards at the Skivin Hotel, Friday, Nov. 4, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

American Institute of Architecture praised diverse group of OKC buildings

A trio of judges from Denver evaluated projects submitted by the AIA Central Oklahoma chapter and declared the winners.

First Baptist Church OKC, Monday, Nov. 14, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Downtown church tour raises funds for health services

Good Shepherd Ministries provides medical, dental and pharmacy services to those in need.

(Cover design: Christopher Street / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: Poverty impacts disproportionate number of OKC residents

“If we aren’t willing to confront that we have suffering right under our noses, we are doing a huge disservice to our fellow citizens,” Mélon said.

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Childhood obesity hits Oklahoma hard

Local programs fight to educated citizens and provide them with access to fresh food and exercise.

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Oklahoma City-County Health Department holds town hall meetings to get community insight

OCCHD will use information gathered at the meetings to develop initiatives and make changes to programming to improve community health.

Drummer rehearse at Capitol Hill High School, Tuesday, Oct. 25, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Voters weigh $180 million bond package for OKC schools

Read more Oklahoma Gazette election coverage here and here. As Maintain OKC Schools coalition sees it, the $180 million proposed bond package calling for major facility improvements to the state’s largest school district is a straightforward decision. “It is about taking care of what we already have,” said Roy Williams, a member of the steering

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

Leaders and supporters of Oklahoma Contemporary, including Christian Keesee center move
ground where the organization’s new arts
campus will be in Automobile Alley. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

New arts campus for Oklahoma Contemporary on its way

The new campus will provide space for arts education and activities in OKC.

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