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OKG Newsletter


Topic: city council

Seven up

Seven candidates are battling it out in Tuesday’s Ward 7 city council race.


News

Clifton Adcock
As Tuesday’s Oklahoma City Council election approaches, Ward 7 candidates are working to stand out amid a crowded field. Seven candidates are challenging incumbent Ronald “Skip” Kelly.
 
Wednesday, February 27, 2013

Race to the finish

Ward 1 City Councilman Gary Marrs squares off against challenger James Greiner in Tuesday’s runoff.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Gary Marrs isn’t taking anything for granted in the Tuesday runoff against challenger James Greiner.
 
Wednesday, March 27, 2013

New faces

Two political novices topple incumbent to win seats on Oklahoma City Council.


News

Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council endured a shakeup last week when incumbents Gary Marrs and Ronald “Skip” Kelly were defeated by two 30-something political newcomers during the April 2 runoff elections.
 
Wednesday, April 10, 2013

A fine idea

OKC officials plan to increase fines that violate water rationing.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City residents who violate a mandatory water-restriction plan could soon find themselves paying a big fine.

 
Tuesday, April 9, 2013

Not-so-easy rider

With a weak public transit system, city officials consider controversial changes to get it back on track.


News

Tim Farley
Improving public transportation in Oklahoma City isn’t going to be easy. In fact, it might create the kind of controversy no one wants.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Nettled neighbors

A planned substance-abuse rehab center on N.W. First Street stirs up controversy.


News

Tim Farley
A drug and alcohol rehabilitation center will soon be built on the western outskirts of downtown Oklahoma City, but some residents and business owner remain leery about the project.
 
Wednesday, May 8, 2013

Lofty goal

A local developer is converting the old downtown library into upscale lofts.


News

Tim Farley
Growing up in Pauls Valley, Judy Hatfield loved going to the public library. She would sit in a corner and read for hours.
 
Wednesday, May 15, 2013

Senior class

OKC officials mull over a quartet of proposals for senior wellness centers.


News

Tim Farley
Multiple operating partners likely will be needed for four senior wellness centers promised by Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3 program.
 
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

The sporting life

A newly established sports consortium is tasked with helping OKC leaders pursue various sporting events to bring to the city.


Sports

Tim Farley
Bringing the Summer X Games or a Grand Prix race to the metro area would receive top priority from the Greater Oklahoma City Sports Consortium, a not-for-profit advisory group formed earlier this year.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013

Quiet, please

A funding plan finally takes shape to develop a so-called ‘quiet zone’ to minimize train noise near downtown.


News

Tim Farley
A drive to stop railroads in downtown Oklahoma City from tooting horns that disturb residents and business owners finally has hit the fast track.
 
Wednesday, June 5, 2013
 
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