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Convention center hotel sparks debate

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.


City of Oklahoma City conferring with large hotel chain

Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts could be selected to build OKC’s convention center hotel.

from left MSgt. Robert Skalla, Ashley Dickson, Barbie Smalley and Jessica Thompson will participate in Tuesday’s Neighbors Night Out event. | Photo Laura Eastes

Neighborhoods hold a night of meet-and-greets with neighbors and police officers

Neighbors Night Out includes fun neighborhood events as well as talks with local officials and police.

Senator Brian Crain speaks to attendees at the launch of Reason for Reform Campaign at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, August 3, 2016.  (Emmy Verdin)

Local leaders call for immigration law changes

Immigrants trying to become U.S. citizens face unknown hurdles that take years and thousands of dollars to cross.

Oklahoma County ranked No. 1 in oil-producing economies in a recent study. | Photo Gazette / file

Oklahoma County lead the county in job creation in the oil and gas industry

A diversified oil and gas economy greatly contributed to Oklahoma County’s success.

A pot hole on N.W. 36th Street causes traffic to veer left to keep from hitting it, near the First Christian (Egg) Church.  mh

OKC residents are most concerned about the state of city streets

The 2016 City of Oklahoma City Citizen Survey shows OKC residents have consistently worried about driving conditions and travel infrastructure.

Alexis Daniels works with her Pre-K students at F.D. Moon Elementary recently.  mh

Northeast Task Force looks at new ways to improve performance in Oklahoma City Public Schools

The task force concept was first introduced at a district board meeting in July.

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