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If we build it ...

... Will conventions come? The answer to whether a new hotel is needed with a proposed MAPS 3 convention center is debated.


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Tim Farley
A glut of exhibit space and a drop in trade show attendance should cause Oklahoma City leaders to rethink their plans to build a new convention center and headquarters hotel downtown, a national planning expert said.
 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Playing chicken

The city council looks for a compromise with urban agriculture and the desire for city residents to own and raise chickens.


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Tim Farley

Oklahoma City Councilwoman Meg Salyer is trying to please chicken-lovers and everyone else.

 
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Mayor race filing starts Wednesday


News

Tim Farley
Candidates for the Oklahoma City mayor’s post will officially file for office beginning Wednesday. The filing period ends 5 p.m. Friday.
 
Monday, January 27, 2014

Sarge in charge

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


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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

State of the City speech

Mayor discusses MAPS, millennials and more.


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Tim Farley
A prosperous local economy fueled by new jobs, the MAPS brand and a unified spirit among residents is keeping Oklahoma City in the national spotlight, Mayor Mick Cornett said Wednesday during the annual State of the City speech.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

OKC Council to discuss economy Tuesday


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Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council will conduct its annual budget workshop and meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cox Business Services Convention Center.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Meeting will address possible addition of City Council wards


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Tim Farley
Adding new wards to the Oklahoma City Council will be the focus of a special meeting scheduled 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at city hall.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Freeze causes city building to flood


News

Tim Farley
Work crews have pumped out 1.3 million gallons of water since Sunday from a city office building at 420 W. Main St., according to OKC spokeswoman Kristy Yager.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Mayor Mick

As Cornett takes on a fourth race for mayor, he says public safety and MAPS projects remain top priorities.


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Tim Farley

EDITOR’S NOTE: This story is part of a series of interviews with Oklahoma City’s 2014 mayoral candidates. Check okgazette.com for last week’s interview with Joe “Sarge” Nelson and stay tuned for more.

 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014
 
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