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Walkabilty expert presents findings to Oklahoma City


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Ben Fenwick
A nationally recognized urban planner hired by Oklahoma City to assess its lack of walkability said two major projects are unsustainable as envisioned, unless changes are made. Jeff Speck sai...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Economy rocks Oklahoma's charitable institutions with losses


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Ben Fenwick
Oklahoma's largest private nonprofit foundation, The Samuel Roberts Noble Foundation, recently had assets totaling $1.2 billion, an amazing treasure chest of hope for institutions, funds and gra...
 
Thursday, March 26, 2009

Officials have $30 million to change state's election machines


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Ben Fenwick
In the coming year or so, the state of Oklahoma may say goodbye to its dear, old voting machines that have served it since the late 1980s, the Oklahoma Election Board secretary said. As of la...
 
Thursday, March 19, 2009

Oklahoma lawmaker talks about plotting diabolical forces


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Ben Fenwick
State Rep. Mike Ritze, R-Broken Arrow, who spoke alongside Rep. Sally Kern, R-Oklahoma City, and Sen. Randy Brogdon, R-Owasso, at a January John Birch Society summit in downtown Oklahoma City, g...
 
Thursday, March 12, 2009

Recent oil shock resurges interest in Oklahoma nuclear plant


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Ben Fenwick
At the "Oklahoma: The New Energy Frontier" conference last week at Midwest City's Reed Center, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud identified himself as the "nuclear guy" of Oklahoma en...
 
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Attorney claims ODOT Crosstown request may have cost more time


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Ben Fenwick
A letter from the director of the Oklahoma Department of Transportation (ODOT) to a federal board asking that board to "expeditiously issue" a ruling actually caused the ruling to be delayed fur...
 
Thursday, February 26, 2009

Oklahoma City hires consultant to assess lack of 'walkability'


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Ben Fenwick
Narrow Broadway to two lanes, said a nationally known planning consultant tapped by Mayor Mick Cornett to assess the city's profound lack of walkability. HEAVILY TRAVELED FREEWA...
 
Thursday, February 19, 2009

Oklahoma lawmakers, investigators now want to snag DNA before convictions


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Ben Fenwick
The law wants DNA. No fewer than 10 bills are in consideration at the Oklahoma Legislature this session requiring collection of the DNA profile of a subject, some at the point of arrest rathe...
 
Thursday, February 12, 2009

As conspiracy theories abound in Oklahoma, John Birch Society, others rally


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Ben Fenwick
The crowd in the banquet hall at the Character Conference Center, housed in an old Holiday Inn in downtown Oklahoma City, sat packed, rapt with attention as Oklahoma state Rep. Sally Kern, R-Okl...
 
Thursday, February 5, 2009

Governor delivers State-of-the-State speech


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Ben Fenwick
Gov. Brad Henry said Monday in his State of the State speech to the Oklahoma legislature that hard times facing the state could have a silver lining.  "In this demanding economic environment...
 
Tuesday, February 3, 2009

Oklahoma's gun sales mirror U.S. trend of record sales


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Ben Fenwick
At Oklahoma City's H&H Gun Range, which has a large selection of firearms for purchase as well as classes and lanes for shooting, founder and president Miles Hall said his staff experienced a surg...
 
Thursday, January 29, 2009

Officials detain man at Oklahoma City federal building


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Ben Fenwick
Federal officials arrested a man Wednesday after he walked into the Oklahoma City federal building claiming he was carrying bombs. The new federal building, where the incident occurred, is not far fr...
 
Thursday, January 22, 2009

University of Oklahoma plans a Darwin celebration


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Ben Fenwick
Amidst all the opinion about Charles Darwin's famous "On the Origin of the Species," the book that gave us the concepts of natural selection and evolution, there's a little-known fact. It doesn't me...
 
Thursday, January 22, 2009

Oklahoma City mayor gives State of the City address


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Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett said in his State of the City speech Thursday that the metro is"¦for now"¦riding out the economic tidal wave that's hitting the rest of the country. "This month there a...
 
Saturday, January 17, 2009

Oklahoma goes from eighth to sixth in teen births


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Ben Fenwick
Paul Abner, whose Oklahoma City-based ministry Worth The Wait focuses on "sexual purity until marriage," said he could immediately see the issue with a recent Johns Hopkins University study about so-c...
 
Thursday, January 15, 2009
 
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