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Flip's Wine Bar & Trattoria faces uncertain future


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Gazette staff
Flip's Wine Bar & Trattoria's owners were informed March 24 that their lease would not be renewed, according to documents obtained by Oklahoma Gazette.
 
Friday, March 28, 2014

Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground


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Ben Felder
The March Madness college basketball tournament brings out America’s love for an underdog, and Joe Dorman, D-Rush Springs, Democratic candidate for Oklahoma governor, hopes that spirit carries over to his campaign to unseat Gov. Mary Fallin.
 
Friday, March 28, 2014

Cornett talks transportation with U.S. Senate committee


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s relationship with the federal government concerning transportation projects isn’t perfect, but it’s getting better, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett told a congressional committee Thursday.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

City sales tax falls short of expectations


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Ben Felder
Sales tax collections fell short of initial estimates in March, but city officials don’t believe it’s time to panic just yet.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Fields & Futures partners with Energy soccer


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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 their management team.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Beacon on the hill

A longtime Capitol Hill newspaper closes after 109-year run.


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Angela Botzer
Growing up in the newspaper publishing business, David Sellers had journalism and publishing in his blood. When he recently sold the newspaper originally purchased by his father, Eugene Sellers, in 1945, a lot of fond memories were packaged up in the two-story brick building on SW 25th Street.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Friday's party before the party


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Devon Green
Midtown is hosting a Open House Block Party (OHBP), 6-9 p.m. Friday. Midtown businesses will open their doors offering special treats for shoppers during the party.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Family wants investigation into conduct of officer


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Ben Felder
The family of a man who died while in police custody is asking for an independent investigation into an officer who was involved in a shooting on Sunday morning.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

What the frack?

What is hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”? Is the practice contributing to the spike in Oklahoma earthquakes? Scientists’ conclusions differ.


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Angela Chambers
With the state’s earthquake swarm and national exposure adding a heavy workload to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, a new colleague joined the once-solitary seismologist at the survey last month.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Moore’s code

The city council passed a measure to ensure new homes in Moore will be built to withstand strong winds.


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Kelley Chambers
Over the past 42 years, Marvin Haworth has built homes all around Moore and has, unfortunately, seen some of those same homes reduced to piles of rubble after being hit by tornadoes.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Hope and dignity

Be The Change founder helps lead Oklahoma City’s homeless population to hope and homes.


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Joey Stipek
On a February morning, Jonathan Roberts braces himself, first for the freezing weather and then for what he will encounter in a wooded area near northwest Oklahoma City. He is headed for a homeless encampment created out of signs, shopping carts, beat-up tents and whatever else can be reclaimed to provide warmth and shelter.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Oklahoma City Council takes first step in NE redevelopment


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Ben Felder
A vision of a vibrant economic corridor along NE 23rd Street came into focus Tuesday as the Oklahoma City Council took the first step to create a tax incentive district.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Owner of The Journal Record files for bankruptcy


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Gazette staff
Minneapolis-based The Dolan Company, owner of The Journal Record in Oklahoma City, and some of its subsidiaries filed for chapter 11 bankruptcy on Sunday, according to the Wall Street Journal.
 
Friday, March 21, 2014

Out of money

Funding for key programs to help children with autism spectrum disorders might force the closure of Early Foundations Family Outreach and cuts in similar areas.


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Kelley Chambers
A program for toddlers and preschool-aged children with autism will end June 30 unless a funding source is found.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014

Anglers

Work will begin later this month to change parking and lane configurations on a stretch of Automobile Alley.


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Kelley Chambers
Parking and traffic flow on a stretch of N. Broadway Avenue, known as Automobile Alley, will change with a conversion from parallel parking to 45-degree angled parking on both sides of the street and fewer lanes of traffic.
 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 
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