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City Council measure could add a use tax to approved sales tax


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Scott Cooper
The Oklahoma City Council will take up a measure that could add more funds related to the new professional basketball team. The council is considering whether to implement a use tax as a companion ...
 
Thursday, September 18, 2008

Oklahoma Rising?: Part two, Teen smoking


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Scott Cooper
State pride swelled and the nation took notice as Oklahoma celebrated its first 100 years in 2007. After sweeping up the confetti, our state embarks on a new century invigorated with promise and hope....
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Sen. James Inhofe's nephew creates anti-Obama ad


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Scott Cooper
President George W. Bush talking about leadership; Sen. James Inhofe walking down a road to show stubbornness. These are images that have been ingrained in minds of Americans and Oklahomans. They are ...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Oklahoma County employees now have birth-control options


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Scott Cooper
No matter what form of birth control is chosen, Oklahoma County employees now have full health care coverage to avoid pregnancy. Last week, the Oklahoma County Board of Commissioners approved changes...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

Collegians campaign for political candidates


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Scott Cooper
For Nathan Atkins, a high school teacher spurred him to be politically active. Hayley Moore's inspiration came from her family. And for Christine Gonzales, President George W. Bush brought out the pol...
 
Thursday, August 28, 2008

Democrat who coordinated 1968 convention visits Oklahoma City


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Scott Cooper
The Oklahoman who coordinated the 1968 Democratic National Convention visited the Oklahoma History Center today to help unveil a political convention exhibit. John Meek from Rocky in Washita Cou...
 
Tuesday, August 26, 2008

Oklahoma's man in the middle


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Scott Cooper
Will the convention be in order? Will the convention "¦ will the convention be at "¦ will the sergeant-at-arms enforce order in the convention "¦ ahh. It was 1:10 a.m. and Oklahoma congressman Carl A...
 
Thursday, August 21, 2008

Council member Simank resigns


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Scott Cooper
After 13 years representing the inner part of the city, Ann Simank resigned today from the Oklahoma City Council. "We live in the best city in the nation," Simank told a crowd of city employees, elec...
 
Wednesday, August 20, 2008

Republicans prepare to face off for District 45 in a runoff election


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Scott Cooper
The runoff for state Senate District 45 isn't ugly yet, but it is not as pretty as when the race started. After the July 29 primary, Steve Russell and Kyle Loveless were the two Republican candidates...
 
Thursday, August 14, 2008

Former primary competitors endorse Russell


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Scott Cooper
Exactly one week after the primary election, state Senate candidate Steve Russell received endorsements from three of his primary opponents.  The three primary opponents " Jerry Foshee, Melinda...
 
Wednesday, August 6, 2008

Candidates flood the airwaves to reach the masses


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Scott Cooper
As crunch time approached with Tuesday's primary vote, candidates moved into high gear on getting their name and message out to the public. While all candidates say the best way to gain a vote comes v...
 
Thursday, July 31, 2008

Reynolds faces tough fight against newcomer to retain seat


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Scott Cooper
Rep. Mike Reynolds, R-Oklahoma City, always appears to be walking up a steep hill, even when he's on the down slope. The state legislator, who represents part of southwest Oklahoma City and Moore, co...
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Oklahoman created auto-window stickers for consumers


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Scott Cooper
Every day in nearly every city in America, shoppers head to a car dealership looking for sweet deals. In today's economy, with $4-a-gallon gas, the sweeter deals come in the form of a car's gas mileag...
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Groups denounce campaign comic book


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Scott Cooper
Gay rights groups Cimarron Alliance Foundation of Oklahoma and Oklahomans for Equality are asking state political and business leaders to denounce the campaign comic book released by Brent Rinehart. ...
 
Thursday, July 24, 2008

Pollster finds interest in local politics lackluster


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Scott Cooper
Candidates for public office are often reminded all politics is local. But one local pollster has an interesting twist on the familiar slogan. "All politics is local, but national politics is more in...
 
Thursday, July 17, 2008
 
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