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Myriad Botanical Gardens prankster pays for green water cleanup


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Ben Felder
The prankster behind the green waters at Myriad Botanical Gardens is offering to pay for the damages.
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Johnson announces Democratic bid for U.S. Senate


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Ben Felder
Sen. Constance Johnson’s (D-Oklahoma City) Tuesday afternoon press conference was delayed a few minutes as she waited for her mother to arrive.
 
Tuesday, April 8, 2014

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat


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Ben Felder
Defeating an anti Sharia law amendment was the highlight of the past year for an Islamic advocacy group in Oklahoma.
 
Monday, April 7, 2014

Funk and McLaughlin combine their Energy

OKC’s soccer league partners with local Fields & Futures program.


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Devon Green
Oklahoma City’s soccer team, the Energy FC, recently welcomed local business leader Tim McLaughlin as an equal partner in its management team.
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Study looks at need for convention center hotel subsidies


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Ben Felder
More study is underway in an effort to determine if the Oklahoma City Council should approve any type of public assistance for a new convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

All in to win

Serious push by Cornett led to a higher voter turnout and a wider margin of victory.


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Ben Felder
High voter turnout was the goal for Mayor Mick Cornett’s reelection team.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

For the record

A city archivist charts a new future for OKC’s past.


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Ben Felder

It’s not uncommon for Jennifer Day to get lost in her work.

An interesting photo, document or book waits in every vault, drawer or box she uncovers at City Hall in Oklahoma City.

 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Metro briefs

 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Retirement quandary

Proposed legislation to change state employee pensions is hotly contested.


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Angela Chambers
Oklahoma’s Senate is considering a defined-contribution pension for future state employees after the proposal passed in the House of Representatives last month.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two facilities


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City is continuing the practice of offering tax incentives to large companies willing to expand operations in the city.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Court gives mixed ruling in storm shelter fight


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Ben Felder
Advocates for a plan to construct storm shelters in schools called Tuesday’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling a “mixed bag.”
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Teacher rally at state capitol draws 25,000


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Ben Felder
As the Aretha Franklin classic song “Respect” belted out from the speakers near the south steps of the Oklahoma Statehouse, tens of thousands of teachers chanted the lyrics back in unison.
 
Monday, March 31, 2014

Crowd of 20,000 hits Open Streets OKC


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Ben Felder
For a few hours on Sunday afternoon, a portion of 23rd St. west of Interstate 235 was closed to automobile traffic while tens of thousands of people reclaimed the asphalt for cycling, walking and having a good time.
 
Monday, March 31, 2014

Oklahoma civil rights leader's recordings now available


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Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma Historical Society last week released audio files from the Clara Luper Collection, now available on the Oklahoma Historical Society Oral History YouTube Channel.
 
Monday, March 31, 2014

Women in Oklahoma lawsuit to allow gay marriage will be in OKC on Saturday


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Jennifer Chancellor
The four women at the center of Oklahoma’s marriage equality lawsuit will be in Oklahoma City for a meet-and-greet, 5-7 p.m. Saturday at Chi Gallery, 2300 NW 17th St.
 
Friday, March 28, 2014
 
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