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Skipping lunch is bad for crooks


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Gazette staff
It is like your mom used to say, if you are going to rob a house, make sure the two police officers living in the neighborhood are not on their lunch break.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Get off my lawn!


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Gazette staff
No. Really. You can’t park there.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Tables on a plane


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Gazette staff
In his exit interview (because apparently they have those in the NBA?), Steven Adams had some, well, interesting things to say.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Brooks is done


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Gazette staff
Country music news source The Boot reported country superstar Garth Brooks was not honored when a radio station in Louisville, Kentucky, renamed itself GARTH-FM and began playing nothing but Mr. Brooks’ hits.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Sometimes the law needs help, too


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Gazette staff
In an unexpected twist, Oklahoma County Sheriff’s Department, probably much to their chagrin, got help from two good Samaritans at a traffic stop.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

United

Hate groups threaten to splinter metro communities, but other groups pull together to fight bigotry and discrimination.


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Ben Felder
Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) locates hate groups on a nationwide map, pinpointing organizations dedicated to exploiting bigotry, racism and discrimination.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The education factor

Oklahoma’s June 24 primary vote is especially important for the state superintendent of public instruction.


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Ben Felder
As Joy Hofmeister discussed her views on high-stakes testing and the need for more school funding, Joe Dorman sat several feet away and politely clapped.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Easy ride

Oklahoma City’s Spokies bike share program continues to grow.


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Ben Felder
Spokies, the two-year-old bike share program, has demonstrated a steady rise in ridership and will be managed entirely by the City of Oklahoma City this fall.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Conventional wisdom

A new MAPS 3 convention center can likely be built for comparatively less than in other cities, but its success isn’t promised.


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Ben Felder

EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part one in a two-part story taking a closer look at a convention center project in OKC. Next week’s issue will include a look at a possible convention center hotel project.

 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Stoning gays ... to death?


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Gazette staff
Scott Esk, Republican candidate for House District 91 in south Oklahoma City, won’t come out and say it. Wait. He already said it. The deal is he doesn’t want to repeat it. But he just did. He believes in biblical morality. OK. That’s not so bad.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Power in Pride

LGBT community plans for the annual Pride Parade with eyes on a court ruling that could increase the revelry.


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Ben Felder and Devon Green
With a verdict on Oklahoma’s samesex marriage ban expected any day, the four women at the heart of the case to bring marriage equality to the state will serve as grand marshals for Oklahoma City’s 2014 Pride Parade on Sunday.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Website hopes to shame people into voting


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Ben Felder
Toby Keith, the country music star who regularly sings about America’s greatness, has been less than patriotic when comes to voting.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

VIDEO: Film and concert showcase sound of Memphis


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Ben Felder
deadCENTER Film Festival continues tonight with a free film and concert on the Great Lawn at the Myriad Gardens.
 
Saturday, June 14, 2014

Candidate’s comments feed into state’s homophobic reputation


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma’s famous hospitality hasn’t always extended to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

VIDEO: Council Roundup: Budget approved, Spokies on the rise


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Ben Felder
A $1.1 billion budget, which will go into effect July 1, was approved by the Oklahoma City council on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014
 
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