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(Cover design Erin DeMoss / Oklahoma Gazette)

Cover Story: The state of women — yes, it’s really as bad as experts claim

“We, as women, are told repeatedly that our experiences aren’t valid, our votes don’t count and we can’t make a difference,” Horn said.

Northpark Mall and Quail Creek Bank, Tuesday, Dec. 20, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

May Avenue businesses band together to form district association

North on May Avenue includes the May Avenue area between Memorial and Hefner roads.

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Civic engagement groups prepare for the next legislative session

Together Oklahoma and Let’s Fix This, Oklahoma! work to engage citizens in government.

Stage area and park in front of the Civic Center Music Hall, 2-9-16.  (Mark Hancock)

City council begins planning OKC’s next general obligation bonds

General obligation bonds pay for infrastructure and renovation projects like road resurfacing, improving parks and building public spaces like libraries.

First Christian Church, 301 NW 36th St. OKC.  mh

OKC’s iconic Church of Tomorrow and surrounding land for sale

Restoration Church at the Dome and the 31.8 acres it sits on are listed as development land at $8.2 million.

The old OKC Municipal Courts, across the street from new construction.  mh

Municipal court reforms protect the poor from undue punishment

The marshal assist program allows the municipal court to work with offenders to pay their fines without imprisonment.

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Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma receives grant to help veterans

The organization will use the funds from the Supportive Services for Veteran Families Program to help homeless and imminently homeless veterans and their families.

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Oil and gas laws pose problems for city residents

Laws leave municipal agencies unable to do much about complaints.

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

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

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