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Back to church

A downtown congregation bought a church built in 1920 and plans its first service for Easter.


News

Kelley Chambers
Tucked into a lot on just under one acre between NW 13th Street and Classen Drive sits a long-neglected church built in 1920.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Fowl play

The Oklahoma City Council will reconsider a measure to allow residents to keep chickens in residential areas.


News

Kelley Chambers
In Oklahoma City, cock-a-doodle-do has been cock-adoodle-don’t for those who want to keep chickens in their yards. But that could change soon.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

COVER STORY: Take me back to the ballgame

As the Oklahoma City RedHawks get ready for their season, a look back at Goodtime Baseball in OKC.


Sports

Kelley Chambers
As a young advertising executive, Patty Cox Hampton Roloff didn’t aspire to one day own a baseball team.
 
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Moore’s code

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


News

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

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.


News

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.


News

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

Nice curves

Chesapeake properties sell to national retail company.


News

Kelley Chambers
An Ohio-based real estate investment trust recently purchased three highprofile Oklahoma City retail properties and adjoining land from Chesapeake Energy Corp.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Up and away

Will Rogers World Airport is set for a $70 million terminal expansion.


News

Kelley Chambers
U.S. Airways plans to add nonstop service between Oklahoma City and Charlotte, N.C., beginning July 2.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Living proof

First downtown resident survey gives snapshot of who lives downtown and what they would like to see going forward.


News

Kelley Chambers
The residents have spoken — downtown residents, that is.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Family ties

Mischief and mayhem, comedy and tragedy are explored in author Blake Bailey’s memoir.


Nonfiction

Kelley Chambers

The Splendid Things We Planned: A Family Portrait

6:30 p.m. March 12

Full Circle Bookstore

1900 Northwest Expressway

blakebaileyonline.com

fullcirclebooks.com

842-2900

 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Cornett wins Mayor race


News

Kelley Chambers
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett won a fourth term March 4 with 64.3 percent of the vote. He defeated three opponents, including Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Are you experienced?

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Political science professors discuss the advantages of being an incumbent in politics and the challenges of facing opponents with little or no experience.


News

Kelley Chambers
Name recognition and experience can spell an easy victory for the incumbent in a political race, but experts said there can be downsides when running against an opponent who has no record to defend and other candidates who perhaps no one has ever heard of.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Debating the debates

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Choosing not to participate in community forums isn’t necessarily a bad decision for an incumbent, experts say.


News

Kelley Chambers
An incumbent who chooses to not participate in a political debate against his opponents can face a conundrum that may work for or against him, political science experts said.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Hell-bent

Reno, Nev.-based Hellbound Glory returns to Oklahoma City after opening for Leon Russell earlier this year.


Music

Kelley Chambers

Hellbound Glory

8 p.m. Saturday

Wormy Dog Saloon

311 E. Sheridan Ave.

wormydog.com

601-6276

Free

 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Engineering change

This dark horse candidate for OKC mayor has transit on his mind.


News

Kelley Chambers
EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a series of interviews with Oklahoma City’s 2014 mayoral candidates. Check okgazette. com for last week’s interview with Mayor Mick Cornett, and stay tuned for more.
 
Wednesday, February 12, 2014
 
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