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Runaway grandma


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Gazette staff
Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ grannies — or maybe just keep an eye on your grannies. Seriously.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Getting real about gun danger


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Gazette staff
Talk about punishing kids who are just trying to have a little fun.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Are you experienced?

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Political science professors discuss the advantages of being an incumbent in politics and the challenges of facing opponents with little or no experience.


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Kelley Chambers
Name recognition and experience can spell an easy victory for the incumbent in a political race, but experts said there can be downsides when running against an opponent who has no record to defend and other candidates who perhaps no one has ever heard of.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

The issues

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION


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Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma Gazette reached out to mayoral candidates Mick Cornett, Ed Shadid, Phil Hughes and Joe “Sarge” Nelson to ask them what they thought were the most important issues in this election.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Debating the debates

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Choosing not to participate in community forums isn’t necessarily a bad decision for an incumbent, experts say.


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Kelley Chambers
An incumbent who chooses to not participate in a political debate against his opponents can face a conundrum that may work for or against him, political science experts said.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Comic relief

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Sometimes election drama skews toward the comical, and it’s not just in mayoral races.


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Kelley Chambers and Tim Farley
An Oklahoma City mayoral political spoof featuring “Mick Chicken” has injected some levity into a sometimes-contentious campaign.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

American Indian Cultural Center funding to be debated Monday


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Tim Farley
A $40 million funding measure for the long-awaited American Indian Cultural Center and Museum will be decided Monday by the state Senate.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Storm Shelter funding debate gets heated


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Jennifer Chancellor
 In an exclusive News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, 52 percent of Oklahoma City residents “strongly supported” public funding to help build storm shelters in public schools. Another 26 percent “somewhat supported” the idea.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

News9/Oklahoma Gazette mayoral election poll

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: A joint KWTV/Oklahoma Gazette poll favors incumbent Mick Cornett ahead of the March 4 mayoral primary race; lead challenger needs a large turnout of new voters to win.


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Jennifer Chancellor
Cross tabulations generated by the News 9/Oklahoma Gazette poll indicate traditional voters would carry Mick Cornett to a fourth term in the March 4 Oklahoma City mayoral election.
 
Tuesday, February 25, 2014

BREAKING: Moby to headline ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown festival

EDM icon Moby to headline ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown Festival


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Jennifer Chancellor
Electronic dance music pioneer Moby will headline the ACM@UCO Rocks Bricktown festival.
 
Monday, February 24, 2014

He’s No. 5!


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s own, Sen. James Inhofe (R-Tulsa) is the fifth most conservative lawmaker in the nation, according to a recent report from National Journal. Oh, and Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee) didn’t even break the top 10. Sigh. He hit No. 13.
 
Thursday, February 20, 2014

Capital kumbaya


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Gazette staff
Who says it’s all vitriol and partisan backstabbing in Washington, D.C.? Well it is, but sometimes our elected leaders set their anathema for those in the opposite party aside and actually say nice things to each other, especially in a time of illness or loss.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Rumor has it


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Gazette staff
 So, all your friends on Facebook and Twitter are liars (or maybe just misinformed), and Hobby Lobby isn’t closing all of its stores. Rumors of its demise have been greatly exaggerated. But you didn’t really believe it was closing, did you? Did you?
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

We’re No. 7!


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Gazette staff
The Sooner State is one of the most dependent in the nation, at least when it comes to our dependence on the government teat, according to watchdog news outlet OklahomaWatch.org.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Where are the women?


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Gazette staff
Did you know only three of the top 25 artists on the Billboard Top Country Songs chart are women? Carrie Underwood does, and she’s not happy about it.
 
Wednesday, February 19, 2014
 
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