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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Moore

Freestyle flow

Oklahoma’s own Freestyle Productions has aspirations so large they’ll only fit on the silver screen.


Eric Webb
Over the last six years, Moore-based Freestyle Productions has become a major hub for Oklahoma film production. By offering affordable access to state-of-the-art camera equipment and studio facilities and often serving as producers, they’ve helped bring over a hundred projects to fruition.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Storm Shelter funding debate gets heated


Jennifer Chancellor
 In an exclusive News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, 52 percent of Oklahoma City residents “strongly supported” public funding to help build storm shelters in public schools. Another 26 percent “somewhat supported” the idea.
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

UPDATE: Arts consolidation bill approved in committee

Future of the groups is still uncertain.


Jennifer Chancellor and Tim Farley

UPDATE: At a Thursday committee hearing, House Bill 3028 passed with a vote of 6-5, meaning that a proposal to consolidate the Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma History Center with the Tourism, History and Cultural Department may go up for a full vote in the House at any time.

Voting was closer than expected and broke party lines.
Thursday, February 27, 2014

Moore’s code

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


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

Court gives mixed ruling in storm shelter fight


Ben Felder
Advocates for a plan to construct storm shelters in schools called Tuesday’s Oklahoma Supreme Court ruling a “mixed bag.”
Tuesday, April 1, 2014

Love Triangle?

Lyric Theatre’s reimagining of the Triangle Shirtwaist Factory fire takes a risk and tackles a tricky topic.

Performing Arts

Larry Laneer
Triangle 7:30 p.m. April 1-3; 8 p.m. April 4; 2 p.m. and 8 p.m. April 5 Lyric Theatre 1727 NW 16th St. lyrictheatreokc.com 524-9310 $40
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Take Shelter Oklahoma files lawsuit against attorney general


Ben Felder
Take Shelter Oklahoma, a group that had been collecting signatures to force a ballot question to use $500 million in state bonds to build shelters, filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Scott Pruitt last year after he changed the language on its petition and ballot.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Seeing red

Saturday’s Red Carpet Film Festival highlights the collaborative works of Moore Norman Technology Center students.


Eric Webb

MNTC Red Carpet Film Festival

7 p.m. Saturday

The Sooner Theatre

101 E. Main St., Norman


364-5763 ext. 4120


Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Moore mother will seek House seat


Ben Felder
Danni Legg has run into wall after wall at the state Capitol.
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Moore sends hate runnin’


Gazette staff
Counter-protesters chased Westboro Baptist Church protesters away from Central Junior High in Moore on April 6, KOCO reported. As a result of the deadly May 20, 2013, tornado, Plaza Towers Elementary students attended Central until a new school could be built.
Wednesday, April 16, 2014