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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Money

Chosen ONEs

Eight metro organizations nominated as state’s top nonprofit.


Rachael Cervenka
Nonprofits across the state strive to better lives, one Oklahoman at a time. Some of them will be recognized and rewarded for their efforts at next month’s Oklahoma Nonprofit Excellence (ONE) Awards.
Wednesday, March 6, 2013

Easy Money

Cashes out with a big payoff.


Rod Lott
It’s not difficult to see what Martin Scorsese saw in Easy Money to lend his name to it as presenter to American audiences: a lot of himself. The 2010 Swedish film is a crime epic cast in the mold of Goodfellas or Casino, yet still its own thing. A smash as Snabba Cash in its native land, where it’s already spawned two sequels, the movie now arrives on DVD.
Saturday, March 23, 2013

Good to be the king


Gazette staff
King Bob Stoops (aka head coach of the University of Oklahoma football team) will reign supreme for at least another seven years as the result of a contract extension that will last through the 2020 season.
Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Bright future

Bethany Improvement Foundation members hope a billboard museum would spur tourism.


Dawn Watson
At one time, billboards told stories. Now, a group in Bethany is working to capture those stories, along with the nostalgia of Route 66, and share them through a billboard museum.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Wind can light up our city


Kirsten McIntyre
Support for wind energy in Oklahoma is growing steadily — propelling our state forward in many interesting ways for people in all sectors of our state.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Oh, Hobby Lobby


Gazette staff
The company has aggressively not supported women’s rights due to its alleged Christian belief structure.
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Follow the money


Gazette staff
Private prison companies have significant influence in Oklahoma thanks in large part to the campaign donations they make to such office holders as Gov. Mary Fallin and Speaker of the House T.W. Shannon, the Tulsa World reports.
Wednesday, January 15, 2014

Sarge in charge

Quirky under-the-radar political candidate Joe “Sarge” Nelson makes his fourth mayoral run.


Tim Farley
Joe “Sarge” Nelson intends to seek the Oklahoma City mayor’s job for the fourth time, but he readily admits victory is farfetched.
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Train earlier, work smarter


Gazette staff
Can’t find a job? It might be because you’re not good enough. Some companies here can’t fill the jobs they have due to lack of skill and training, said CareerTech Director Robert Sommers.
Monday, February 3, 2014