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Study looks at need for convention center hotel subsidies


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Ben Felder
More study is underway in an effort to determine if the Oklahoma City Council should approve any type of public assistance for a new convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Eminent development?

The city is expected to apply eminent domain claim in order to acquire the proposed downtown convention center.


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City is moving forward with eminent domain proceedings in order to acquire land for a proposed downtown convention center.
 
Friday, April 11, 2014

City’s bus system ready to Embark on new chapter


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s transit system is preparing for a new name, new routes and a new focus.
 
Tuesday, April 15, 2014

Biker life

Our city’s cycling community might be small, but it’s growing.


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Ben Felder
When Cassi Poor and her roommate go to the same event, it’s not uncommon for the two to race.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Murder on the rise

Oklahoma City homicide rates show a steady increase in recent years.


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Ben Felder
Yellow police tape fluttered in the spring wind as homicide detectives filed into a south Oklahoma City home.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Take a ride

Oklahoma City looks to return to its transit-rich past.


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Ben Felder
The history of public transportation in Oklahoma City shows a thriving system of buses and streetcars and an era to which today’s city leaders have talked about returning.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Sidewalks are some of earliest MAPS 3 projects to be complete


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Ben Felder
Sidewalks don’t grab the spotlight like convention centers and streetcars, but Mayor Mick Cornett called the planned addition of nearly 65 miles of new sidewalks across the city one of the most important parts of Metropolitan Area Projects, or MAPS 3.
 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Circuit Court hears case for Oklahoma's same-sex marriage ban


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Ben Felder
Following Thursday’s 40-minute hearing in front of the 10th Circuit Court of Appeals in Denver, Oklahoma will now wait for a ruling on whether its ban on same-sex marriage is unconstitutional.
 
Thursday, April 17, 2014

Metro briefs

Council moves forward on chickens ordinance


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Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council is moving forward on a backyard chicken ordinance. A public hearing was held this week, and the council is expected to cast a final vote on May 13.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Uphill battle

Democrats look for gains in urban districts and with progressive and Hispanic voters.


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Ben Felder

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette’s 2014 election coverage begins with a look at Oklahoma Democrats. Pick up next week’s issue for a preview of Republican races and strategy.

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
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