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The greenest senator?


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Gazette staff
When U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Oklahoma) submitted a letter announcing his resignation, he did so with a prudent, financially responsible attitude, which is nothing new for the good doctor.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Train earlier, work smarter


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Gazette staff
Can’t find a job? It might be because you’re not good enough. Some companies here can’t fill the jobs they have due to lack of skill and training, said CareerTech Director Robert Sommers.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Meeting will address possible addition of City Council wards


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Tim Farley
Adding new wards to the Oklahoma City Council will be the focus of a special meeting scheduled 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at city hall.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

OKC Council to discuss economy Tuesday


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Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council will conduct its annual budget workshop and meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cox Business Services Convention Center.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Tuesday budget meeting rescheduled due to weather


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Tim Farley
An annual budget workshop for the Oklahoma City Council has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Freeze causes city building to flood


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Tim Farley
Work crews have pumped out 1.3 million gallons of water since Sunday from a city office building at 420 W. Main St., according to OKC spokeswoman Kristy Yager.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

James lankford liberal?


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Gazette staff
If it sounds crazy, that’s because it is.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We’re no. 10!


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Gazette staff
This list isn’t one that anybody wants to be on. This isn’t Billboard’s Top Singles Chart. Oh no. Yahoo News reports that, even when the rest of the nation gets a C- grade for our education, Oklahoma tops even that.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

The biggest loser


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Gazette staff
He, uh ... we did it!
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

We’re no. 51!


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Gazette staff
Chesapeake Energy Corporation scored a spot at No. 51 on Fortune magazine’s list of 100 Best Companies to Work For in 2014. Although that may sound impressive, Chesapeake once made it all the way up to No. 18 in 2012 and was still hanging in there at No. 26 last year.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Okie set to replace Paul Walker role


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Gazette staff
One of 2013’s great tragedies in the entertainment world was the premature death of actor Paul Walker. The 40-year-old star of the Fast & Furious series was killed in a car accident on Nov. 30.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

It’s about gun rights for everyone


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Gazette staff
Representative Sally Kern is just thinking of the children, especially the right for them to bear, well, things in the shape of arms. In a funny little piece of legislature proposed by her, it would make it illegal for teachers to punish children for having weapons on their minds and indulging in playtime activities such as drawing a gun, using fingers or hands in the shape of a gun or making gun noises.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

In session

Dozens of laws are proposed for this year’s state Legislature, including changes for judges, divorces, marijuana legalization, militias and more.


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Tim Farley
As the Oklahoma Legislature convenes on Feb. 3, hundreds of bills are stacked and ready for its consideration. From legalizing marijuana to changing how divorces are considered, some may have more impact than others if they’re passed as written. Some of the top contenders for change this year are included below.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Art funding cuts proposed

One of hundreds of bills readied for state Legislature, HB 2850 lays out plans to defund the Oklahoma Arts Council by 2018.


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Devon Green
Experts warn that funding for the arts in Oklahoma may soon hit a crisis point if proposed cuts are approved.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sarge in charge

Quirky under-the-radar political candidate Joe “Sarge” Nelson makes his fourth mayoral run.


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Tim Farley
Joe “Sarge” Nelson intends to seek the Oklahoma City mayor’s job for the fourth time, but he readily admits victory is farfetched.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
 
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