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Dropping science

A viral marketing campaign for Science Museum Oklahoma created by a local rapper and a design firm brings a statue back to Oklahoma.


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Kory B. Oswald
Local musician Jabee, a constant in the Oklahoma City hip-hop scene, is now an Emmy Award winner.
 
Monday, July 21, 2014

Local rapper booted from local TV appearance


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Kory B. Oswald
The thrill of winning an Emmy quickly shifted to disbelief for musician Jabee after a scheduled appearance on a local television show was abruptly canceled.
 
Monday, July 21, 2014

BREAKING NEWS: Court rules in favor of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma case


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Ben Felder
A district judge’s ruling this year that Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban is unconstitutional has been upheld by the U.S. 10th Circuit Court of Appeals.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014

LGBT community celebrates another court victory


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Ben Felder
“Someone once said it would be a cold day in July before marriage equality ever comes to Oklahoma,” Scott Hamilton joked.
 
Friday, July 18, 2014

Marriage equality messages reflect Oklahoma culture


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Ben Felder
Marriage equality advocates have tailored their message for the Oklahoma market, trying to appeal to the religious and conservative communities of the state.
 
Thursday, July 17, 2014

Okie dokie


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Gazette staff
While Gov. Mary Fallin is fighting the Environmental Protection Agency and ridiculing President Obama for following immigration laws she voted for while in Congress, she also welcomed a new family member to the governor’s mansion.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Weed use will end in ‘tragedy’


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Oh no. Reefer madness isn’t only the whacked-out lore borne of mental hygiene films and ’60s-era propaganda movies.

 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

We’re No. 11


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Gazette staff
The Oklahoma state government is the 11th most corrupt in the union, according to yet another list. Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Hong Kong studied 25,000 convictions of public officials in the U.S. and blah, blah, blah.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Cartel crossroads

Oklahoma City is the only non-border city in the nation with the ‘consuming fire’ of heavy drug movement. Why? Our highways.


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Ben Felder
An evidence recovery worker with the Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics and Dangerous Drugs (OBN) cuts open a kilo of cocaine, exposing the white brick. On the surface of the brick, which was confiscated in a recent bust, is the faint image of a footprint, almost as if an infant’s foot was cast into a molding to be kept in a memory box.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

All in

The Wheeler District’s success lies with a team of dreamers.


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Ben Felder
There’s something spiritual about the way Blair Humphreys talks about the Wheeler District.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Fort, sealed?

Fort Sill has become a destination for thousands of undocumented minors. The government allowed limited access to Oklahoma Gazette.


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Ben Felder
Stripped of the politics, accusations of secrecy and policy debates, at the center of the ongoing immigration crisis plaguing the nation are children desperate enough to risk everything just to touch American soil.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Metro briefs

METRO BRIEFS: Some Stage Center items have been salvaged by local art groups.


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Ben Felder
Some valuable materials inside Stage Center were saved before the planned theater demolition.
 
Wednesday, July 16, 2014

Flexible fuzz


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma often gets unfairly portrayed in the media, but then we do something like this and have to wonder if maybe we weren’t asking for it all along. This is the stuff of idiot buddy comedies starring the likes of Will Ferrell and Sacha Baron Cohen, except it’s real and we have nobody but ourselves to blame for our tainted image.
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Ruff night


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Gazette staff
In some weird, slightly disturbing way, the budding partnership between Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne and pop starlet Miley Cyrus actually kind of makes sense, age difference be damned.
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014

Mental health facility get council support


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Ben Felder
Despite a large protest from residents and a passionate appeal from Councilman John Pettis, the Oklahoma City council voted to allow an east side mental health facility to continue serving adults.
 
Tuesday, July 15, 2014
 
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