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Despite Rocketplane's woes, Oklahoma Spaceport remains operational


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Scott Cooper
The original reason for its start may no longer be visible in the state, but that hasn't stopped the Oklahoma Spaceport from slowing down operations. Created to function as a launch pad for s...
 
Thursday, July 30, 2009

Some OKC entities stand to benefit in a MAPS 3 proposal


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Scott Cooper
The public wants transportation addressed. The Greater Oklahoma City Chamber wants a new convention center. The Oklahoma City Council wants a new park. Can all three be accommodated? Oklahoma...
 
Thursday, July 23, 2009

Oklahoma Department of Central Services auctions off classic auto seized in drug raid


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Scott Cooper
Classic car lovers, an opportunity awaits. Browsing through the state of Oklahoma's auction Web site, several items are up for grabs. But one item in particular will have admirers of vintage aut...
 
Thursday, July 2, 2009

Union organizers from out-of-state casino markets eye Oklahoma


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Scott Cooper
There is a great disturbance in the Indian casino force. They have a new enemy " organized unions. That was the message conveyed during a session at the Sovereignty Symposium, an early June e...
 
Thursday, June 25, 2009

Former DA Bob Macy, ex-forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist settle case


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Scott Cooper
Was it a case of incompetent forensic work, a scheme to keep a man behind bars regardless of the evidence, or a disagreement about the circumstances that led to the conviction " and later exoner...
 
Thursday, June 18, 2009

Attorney general: One company forced Oklahomans to pay more for propane


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Scott Cooper
Whether it was heating a home, refueling a vehicle or just firing up the grill, many Oklahomans may have been subjected to deceitful tactics that drove up the price of propane gas, according to ...
 
Thursday, June 11, 2009

Neighboring states hedge bets to offset lure of Oklahoma casinos


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Scott Cooper
The explosion of tribal casinos is clearly aiding the state government's bank account. According to figures from the Oklahoma Office of State Finance, the current fiscal year totals already ...
 
Thursday, June 4, 2009

OKC-area charities benefit from college students' summer departures


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Scott Cooper
May is a unique time of the year for local charities. As school life ends at area colleges and universities, the donation season begins for thrift stores and philanthropic agencies. What was a t...
 
Thursday, May 28, 2009

Big companies aren't the only ones soaking up the city's water


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Scott Cooper
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett recently said he is not worried about the future of the city's water supply as the metro area continues to grow. Hope he is right, because some residents and...
 
Thursday, May 21, 2009

New OKCPS board chair sees no bond shortfall problem


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Scott Cooper
For now, it appears the Oklahoma City school district no longer has a $40 million problem. A few months ago, school Superintendent Karl Springer and then-school board chairman Kirk Humphreys...
 
Thursday, May 14, 2009

Oklahoma gubernatorial candidate welcomes competition


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Scott Cooper
The swimming pool for the 2010 governor's race may be getting more crowded in the coming days, but that's no concern to one candidate already in the water. Lt. Gov. Jari Askins was the first ...
 
Wednesday, May 13, 2009

Nonprofit running pro-Coffee spots has its own IRS issues


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Scott Cooper
An organization helping the state Senate president pro tempore fend off criticism in the wake of news reports of tax troubles has its own IRS issues, records show. Action Plan Oklahoma is cur...
 
Tuesday, May 5, 2009

Poll numbers for 2010 governor's race show front runners


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Scott Cooper
The horse for the governor's office shows a clear front runner on the Republican side while the Democrats are still jockeying for position. According to a fresh poll from SoonerPoll.com, Cong...
 
Saturday, May 2, 2009

American Recovery and Reinvestment Act funds filter in for homeless prevention


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Scott Cooper
Local and state officials are working on plans to help Oklahomans who are now, or face becoming homeless. The effort is part of the federal stimulus package aimed at pulling the country through ...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Oklahomans weigh in on Obama


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Scott Cooper
While Barack Obama gets high praise on a national scale for the job he has been doing as president, a majority of Oklahomans still have problems with the new president. In a poll out today by...
 
Wednesday, April 29, 2009
 
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