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Electoral dysfunction

Laws exist to help regulate the financing of municipal elections, but sources say they’re nearly impossible to enforce.


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Ben Felder
Editor’s note: Watch for more 2014 election coverage from Oklahoma Gazette in upcoming issues.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Women, power

One-third of Oklahoma City's department heads are female.


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Ben Felder
Compared to other city halls in the region, Oklahoma City’s has the most cracks in its glass ceiling.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

House party

The race in House District 88 is a tight one, with four Democrats fighting for the vote.


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Ben Felder

Editor’s Note: Pick up a copy of next week’s Oklahoma Gazette for a preview of Senate primary races, including a closer look at the Republican race in District 40.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Going bananas

Edmond students and teachers act locally to fight global terrorism.


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Danniel Parker
About 40 students and teachers from the University of Central Oklahoma amassed outside of Sprouts Farmers Market in late April. They wielded picket signs with slogans like “Chiquita Funded Terrorism” and “My Family Won’t Eat Sprouts.”
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

9/11 Memorial opens with OKC bond


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Ben Felder
When a controversy arose over whether or not the new National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City should include a gift shop, one of the first calls officials made was to Oklahoma City.

 

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

VIDEO: Parents urge governor to sign reading team act


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Ben Felder
Parents are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to sign a bill that would allow them to work with teachers to decide if a third-grader who struggles with reading should be promoted to the fourth grade.
 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

BREAKING: Fallin vetoes reading retention bill after overwhelming support from Legislature


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Ben Felder
Gov. Mary Fallin didn’t hesitate when asked if she thought the majority of Oklahomans agreed with her veto.
 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Rice’n ... trouble


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Gazette staff
It’s like something from a comedy parody of Breaking Bad.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Holier than thou


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma Sen. James Inhofe, R-Tulsa, felt the need to speak for every Oklahoman when he said on the Senate floor that President Barack Obama is “suppressing our Judeo-Christian values,” reported The Huffington Post. Inhofe continued on to accuse Obama of instead promoting Islam.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Naked, armed and possibly dangerous


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Gazette staff
What’s scarier than a naked 71-year-old man? Well, a naked 71-year-old man wielding a meat cleaver.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Beware of resident


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Gazette staff
An Oklahoma City man took the words Do Not Disturb to a whole new stratosphere when he opened fire on a door-to-door salesman.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Best Girl Scout ever?


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma City Girl Scout Katie Francis recently sold 21,477 boxes of Girl Scout cookies and broke the national record for most boxes sold in a.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Broken promises


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Gazette staff
A Houston federal judge ruled that the leases, first negotiated in 2008 for more than 500 acres in the Lone Star State, could not be scrapped just because the company did not want them anymore..
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Oklahoma obscura

Take a trip through some of the curious attractions the state has to offer.


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Devon Green
The world is a weird and wonderful place, and there are amazing and delightful things around every corner. Oklahoma has a wealth of the weird and offbeat, and we’ve compiled a few of the best so you can learn a little more about our state. Consider this your guide to the funkier side of Oklahoma. The truth might be stranger than fiction, but mystery and supposition are even more exciting.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Crosstown traffic

A recent Crosstown Boulevard development meeting brought anger and praise from city residents.


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Ben Felder
An hour before 18,000 passionate Thunder fans roared inside Chesapeake Energy Arena, there was a slightly smaller crowd of equally passionate citizens across the street at an open house hosted by the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) to showcase four ideas for a crosstown boulevard in downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
 
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