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OKG Newsletter


Topic: crime

Runaway grandma


CFN

Gazette staff
Hide yo’ kids, hide yo’ grannies — or maybe just keep an eye on your grannies. Seriously.
 
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

Comic relief

2014 MAYORAL ELECTION: Sometimes election drama skews toward the comical, and it’s not just in mayoral races.


News

Kelley Chambers and Tim Farley
An Oklahoma City mayoral political spoof featuring “Mick Chicken” has injected some levity into a sometimes-contentious campaign.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

To pledge, or not to pledge


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Gazette staff
Remember in school when you would stand up with your classmates and recite the Pledge of Allegiance each morning? And remember how, especially by high school, some who wanted to stay seated and abstain from the pledge didn’t get in trouble?
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Drummer porn


CFN

Gazette staff
Thwarted entrepreneur Casey Meyering and his revenge porn site, WinByState, are in the news again.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 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

Getting real about gun danger


CFN

Gazette staff
Talk about punishing kids who are just trying to have a little fun.
 
Wednesday, February 26, 2014

Shaky shelter


News

Jennifer Chancellor
In a News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, most Oklahomans agree that storm shelters are needed in public schools. But not even our government can agree on the best way to fund the construction.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Grody misconduct


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Gazette staff
In a bizarre story even by crime blotter standards, an OKC attorney mailed a sex toy to a client in the Oklahoma County Jail and asked her to use it in exchange for legal fees.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

DNA will not be taken from suspects


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Gazette staff

A bill that would have required DNA samples be taken from people arrested for specific crimes was rejected by the Oklahoma House.

 
Wednesday, March 19, 2014
 
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