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Tim Farley
Traffic signals in some parts of Oklahoma City are changing.
 
Friday, April 26, 2013

Accord struck

Gov. Fallin and GOP legislative leaders say they’ve reached agreement on tax cuts, workers’ comp reform and Capitol repairs.


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Tim Farley
Gov. Mary Fallin and the Republican-controlled Legislature appear poised to cut taxes, implement a new workers’ compensation system and restore the deteriorating state Capitol building.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Streetcar vs. bus

A city councilman pushes back on the anticipated MAPS 3 streetcar amid concerns it will hurt the bus system.


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Tim Farley
The anticipated return of streetcars to downtown Oklahoma City has sparked excitement and anticipation among many city leaders, but Ed Shadid isn’t one of them.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Let it ride

A volunteer program coming to the metro will mean newfound mobility for elderly and vision-impaired people.


Features

Tim Farley
Sandy Webster hasn’t driven to the grocery store, beauty shop or her favorite restaurant in 11 years.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Safe runnings

Security for the OKC Memorial Marathon is heightened in the aftermath of the Boston attacks.


Sports

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City police say strengthened security should make runners and spectators feel more comfortable during Oklahoma City Memorial Marathon on Sunday.
 
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

Dispatches from Boston

Metro residents who ran in the Boston Marathon recall the horror of the bombings and that city’s subsequent show of resilience.


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Tim Farley
Finishing the 117th Boston Marathon brought tears of joy from Oklahoma City runner Dawn Harth. Within minutes, however, that exhilaration turned bittersweet.
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

‘Darkly similiar’

Deadly circumstances tie Oklahoma City and Boston.


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Tim Farley
Bombings that occurred 18 years apart have proven to be “darkly similar,” according to former Oklahoma Gov. Frank Keating.
 
Tuesday, April 23, 2013

Crumbling Capitol

An annual list of Oklahoma’s endangered historic buildings includes a surprising addition this year.


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Tim Farley
Once considered structural jewels, some of Oklahoma City’s most iconic buildings, including the state Capitol, are falling apart.
 
Tuesday, April 16, 2013

New faces

Two political novices topple incumbent to win seats on Oklahoma City Council.


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Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council endured a shakeup last week when incumbents Gary Marrs and Ronald “Skip” Kelly were defeated by two 30-something political newcomers during the April 2 runoff elections.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

Cock-a-doodle new

Red Rooster, one of the metro’s most iconic bars, finds solace in its community of regulars.


Food and Drink Features

Tim Farley
Brittany Collison dreamed of running a business someday. She just never expected it would happen so soon.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A fine idea

OKC officials plan to increase fines that violate water rationing.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City residents who violate a mandatory water-restriction plan could soon find themselves paying a big fine.

 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Threatening email

A Sooner Tea Party leader is charged with blackmail.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma County prosecutors today charged Sooner Tea Party co-founder Al Gerhart with blackmailing a state senator over legislation that Gerhart supported.
 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Advocacy or extortion?

A Tea Party leader is investigated for a threatening email to a state senator.


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Tim Farley
UPDATE: Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater has charged Gerhart with one count of blackmail and two counts of violation of the Oklahoma Computer Crimes Act.

A Sooner Tea Party co-founder is under investigation in connection with intimidating political tactics directed toward a state senator.
 
Thursday, April 4, 2013

Conventional wisdom

Plans for the MAPS 3 convention center stall pending a decision on where to locate an accompanying hotel.


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Tim Farley
Progress on downtown Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3-funded convention center has stalled pending a decision on the location of a convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Race to the finish

Ward 1 City Councilman Gary Marrs squares off against challenger James Greiner in Tuesday’s runoff.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Gary Marrs isn’t taking anything for granted in the Tuesday runoff against challenger James Greiner.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013
 
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