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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Chesapeake Energy Arena

Supply and demand

No longer a shady practice, ticket scalping got the A-OK from City Council.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council voted unanimously last week to repeal a 30-year-old ordinance capping the amount one can legally charge for an event ticket, while also creating a ticket-scalper buffer zone around Chesapeake Energy Arena.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Junk ball


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Gazette staff
Talk about adding insult to injury — literally.
 
Thursday, May 24, 2012

Squeaky wheel


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Gazette staff
Oklahomans sure are friendly, even to visitors who don’t necessarily deserve it.
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Lil’ unprepared


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Gazette staff
Lil Wayne is no Charles Barkley. The rap star, unable to get into the May 31 NBA Western Conference playoff game in OKC, took to Twitter to claim he “was denied by the team to be in their arena.”
 
Wednesday, June 6, 2012

Movin’ on up

Renovation of the Chesapeake Energy Arena edges closer to completion.


News

Kelley Chambers
Big changes are in store for the Chesapeake Energy Arena. Even the front door is being moved, shifting from the north side to the southwest side.
 
Wednesday, August 1, 2012

'Blown Away,' indeed


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Gazette staff
When Carrie Underwood appeared in concert in Louisville, Ky., last month, it made the night — perhaps even life — of 12-yearold Chase Kurnick. The enterprising youth attended the show with his parents, and brought a homemade sign reading, “Will you be my first kiss?” Presumably becomes Oklahomans are such nice people, especially in Carrie’s hometown of Checotah, she brought the tween onstage to fulfill his fantasy.
 
Tuesday, October 23, 2012

Flea circus


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Boy, the OKC Thunder sure does rub some music stars the wrong way.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

The biebz knees


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Gazette staff

That scream you heard carry across the metro at 8:48 a.m. Dec. 10 was untold thousands of tween girls reacting to Chesapeake Energy Arena’s announcement that Justin Bieber had scheduled a local stop for his “Believe” world tour, for July 2, 2013.

 
Wednesday, December 19, 2012

Nothing but net

A Del City sinks a half-court shot at a Thunder game to win $20,000.


Sports

Rachael Cervenka
Oklahoma City NBA fan Heath Kufahl lined up behind the half-court line at last night’s Thunder game against the Los Angeles Lakers as Rumble began his drum roll and the Chesapeake Energy Arena went silent as he released the ball and said his prayers ... Swish!
 
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Lil' Wayne wants back in the 'Peake


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Gazette staff
Lil’ Wayne is officially returning to Chesapeake Energy Arena. This time, presumably, he will be admitted entry.
 
Wednesday, May 1, 2013
 
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