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Biker life

Our city’s cycling community might be small, but it’s growing.


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Ben Felder
When Cassi Poor and her roommate go to the same event, it’s not uncommon for the two to race.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

MOB mentality

Young OKC Beautiful volunteers chip in to clean up the city.


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Kevan Goff-Parker
Shuffle over Baby Boomers and Generation Xers because OKC Beautiful is tapping a group of civic- and community-minded Millennials as volunteers through its Making Oklahoma City Beautiful (MOB) Young Professionals group. Membership is open to those 22 to 35 years old.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Five things to know about Thursday’s same-sex marriage hearing


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Ben Felder
A panel of three judges with the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver will hear arguments Thursday in a case over Oklahoma’s same-sex marriage ban.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

City’s bus system ready to Embark on new chapter


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s transit system is preparing for a new name, new routes and a new focus.
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Eminent development?

The city is expected to apply eminent domain claim in order to acquire the proposed downtown convention center.


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City is moving forward with eminent domain proceedings in order to acquire land for a proposed downtown convention center.
 
Friday, April 11, 2014

National spotlight

Two Tulsa women have become national icons for equality as they fight Oklahoma’s ban on gay marriage.


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Angela Chambers
Oklahoma couple Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin experienced a strange, dreamlike moment when they heard the words “Bishop v. the United States of America” in a courtroom.
 
Thursday, April 10, 2014

Jon Stewart takes on Hobby Lobby


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Gazette staff
Jon Stewart has pretty much established himself as the King of the Takedown. The host of The Daily Show has a knack for finding the B.S., seeing through the B.S. and explaining with snark-laden wit why, exactly, it is B.S.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Live and learn — or don’t


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Gazette staff
We need to face the ugly truth: Sometimes people refuse to learn from their mistakes. Take Tulsa native Christopher M. Miller, for example.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bad driver


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Gazette staff
The devil is in the details, and it’s always that one careless mistake that comes to haunt you. That’s a lesson Jaime Valenzuela-Buelna learned the hard way during a traffic stop.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Throwing stones at glass houses


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Gazette staff
Three years after her hyperbolic statement that called the “agenda” of the gay community worse than that of a terrorist, Rep. Sally Kern still defends her opinion. Janet Parshall, host of radio show In the Market recently interviewed Kern on the subject, News Channel 4 reported.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hamm conundrum


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Gazette staff
Corporate CEOs often are pleased to tout their accomplishments and the growth of their companies thanks to their efforts. But in the case of Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, who is going through a divorce, he might want to ratchet up the company’s success to some other dude.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Kind of awesome


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Gazette staff
Put yourself in the shoes of snack bar company Kind. You’re looking for an endorsement deal from a well-known athlete, one who embodies the essence of your company (and its name) better than anyone else.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TIF love

Increased use of tax incentive districts help support the development of some of OKC’s largest projects.


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Ben Felder
Some of Oklahoma City’s largest developments — the revitalized Skirvin Hilton Hotel, the Oklahoma Health Center complex and the massive Project 180 downtown streetscape renewal program — would not have been possible without the use of tax incentives, say city officials and economic developers.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two companies


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Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive $850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each company meets job creation expectations.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Take Shelter Oklahoma files lawsuit against attorney general


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Ben Felder
Take Shelter Oklahoma, a group that had been collecting signatures to force a ballot question to use $500 million in state bonds to build shelters, filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Scott Pruitt last year after he changed the language on its petition and ballot.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 
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