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School board welcomes new superintendent


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Ben Felder
At 12:01 a.m. on July 1, Robert Neu, the city’s new superintendent, received a text message that initially left him a little confused.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Stage Center material to be donated to artists


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Ben Felder
Stage Center is coming down, most likely this month. But some of the material from the downtown theater will be donated to local artists.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

VIDEO + Council Report: Guyutes gets greenlight from council


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Ben Felder
An agenda item before the Oklahoma City council Tuesday titled “BS,” which Councilman Ed Shadid said was “appropriately labeled,” included a $3.5 million tax incentive package for the nationwide chain Cabela’s.
 
Tuesday, July 1, 2014

BREAKING: Four things to know about Supreme Court’s ruling on Hobby Lobby case


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City-based Hobby Lobby was handed a victory today in its fight with President Barack Obama and his controversial health care law.
 
Monday, June 30, 2014

REACTION: Grassroot education groups flex muscle with Hofmeister win


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Ben Felder
The anonymous author of the popular education blog OK Education Truths has been openly opposed to State Superintendent Janet Barresi, and there was plenty to write about following Tuesday’s primary election.
 
Thursday, June 26, 2014

To build or not to build?

Oklahoma City faces multiple decisions on a proposed hotel that’s tied to a new downtown convention center.


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Ben Felder
EDITOR’S NOTE: This is part two of a two-part story about the proposed MAPS 3 convention center and related hotel. Find part one at okgazette.com.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Going to pot

Sen. Connie Johnson views the marijuana legalization effort as good public policy, not as a campaign tactic.


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Ben Felder
Connie Johnson and Mary Jane make for a good match — politically speaking, that is.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Empty promises

Lobbyists and big money might contribute to the growing number of abandoned properties across the city.


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Ben Felder
Banks and realtors successfully convinced the state Legislature this year to halt Oklahoma City’s effort to control the growing number of abandoned properties.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Metro briefs: Bad voters?


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Ben Felder
Toby Keith, the country music star who often sings about America’s greatness, has been less than patriotic when comes to voting.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Minority candidates show strength in primary


News

Ben Felder
Sí se puede. That was the chant from inside La Oaxaqueña Bakery on Oklahoma City’s south side.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Sophia, Dunnington advance to runoff in Democratic primary


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Ben Felder
And then there were two.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Utah ruling seen as positive for marriage equality in Oklahoma


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Ben Felder
Same-sex couples have the right to marry according to the U.S. Constitution, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

What does Utah same-sex marriage ruling mean for Oklahoma?


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Ben Felder
Recognition of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma, along with a showdown on the matter at the Supreme Court, drew closer following a federal appeal court’s ruling on Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 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
 
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