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OKG Newsletter


Topic: city council

Walk the line

MAPS 3 park subcommittee members are concerned the convention center will impede walkability.


News

Clifton Adcock
Members of the MAPS 3 park subcommittee raised concerns at its Aug. 24 meeting about the proposed location of the MAPS 3 convention center.
 
Wednesday, August 31, 2011

Sprawled out

When bigger isn’t better: City officials consider sprawl’s burden on municipal functions.


News

Clifton Adcock
Urban sprawl is one of the biggest challenges facing Oklahoma City, Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid said at a Sept. 6 community meeting held on the issue.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Breaking ground

The groundbreaking for a new local Health and Wellness Campus is set for Monday.


News

Carmen Forman
The Oklahoma City-County Health Department and Wellness Now will break ground Monday on a new Health and Wellness Campus devoted to prevention services.
 
Friday, October 21, 2011

Isn't it ironic


Letters to the Editor

James Nimmo
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s “Delayed reaction” (Nov. 2, Gazette):
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

‘Speaking truth to power’


Letters to the Editor

David Nickell
The first installment of James Cooper’s powerful cover story about the emergence of the LGBT community in Oklahoma City (“From closet to community,” Nov. 2, Oklahoma Gazette) is a reminder that social progress more often results from reactions of brave individuals willing to risk all than well-thought-out plans.
 
Tuesday, November 8, 2011

Blair niche project

Pastor labels pending policy ‘an attack on religious liberty,’ urges action against LGBT ‘rights.’


News

Clifton Adcock
A measure adding sexual orientation to Oklahoma City’s nondiscrimination policy for city employees is being criticized by one Edmond preacher as “an attack on religious liberty.”
 
Friday, November 11, 2011

Protective measures

Amid debate, the Oklahoma City Council voted to add ‘sexual orientation’ to the city’s nondiscrimination policy.


News

Clifton Adcock
During its Nov. 15 meeting, the Oklahoma City Council approved a measure that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation for city employees.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Park after dark

Recent incidents test the calm between Oklahoma City police and Occupy OKC.


News

Clifton Adcock
Unlike the arrests and pepper sprayings that have characterized the Occupy Wall Street movement elsewhere, the relationship between Oklahoma City police and local protesters has not been confrontational.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Alternate route

After a recent denial for a federal grant, officials look to other subsidies for the city’s intermodal transit hub.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City officials are looking for other ways to fund improvements to the city’s planned intermodal transit hub after failing to win a federal grant.
 
Tuesday, January 31, 2012

Core issues

Comments in a Core to Shore study rankle some on the MAPS 3 streetcar panel.


News

Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City’s 6-year-old plan to develop land between downtown and the Oklahoma River, the Core to Shore plan, is still relevant — it just needs a little tweaking, according to a recent review of it.
 
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
 
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