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Topic: mary

VIDEO: Parents urge governor to sign reading team act


News

Ben Felder
Parents are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to sign a bill that would allow them to work with teachers to decide if a third-grader who struggles with reading should be promoted to the fourth grade.
 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

LETTERS

Music future is bright


John D. Carlson
The first time that I encountered the genius of John Fullbright was via a radio program. The show is produced by the owner of The Blue Door, and it shares its name with the title of Joshua Boydston’s excellent cover story on the artist (“For the sake of the song”; May 7, 2014; Oklahoma Gazette).
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

BREAKING: Fallin vetoes reading retention bill after overwhelming support from Legislature


News

Ben Felder
Gov. Mary Fallin didn’t hesitate when asked if she thought the majority of Oklahomans agreed with her veto.
 
Tuesday, May 20, 2014

Fallin, Queen of Hearts


CFN

Gazette staff

Texas might execute more people in number, but Oklahoma executes more of its own per capita, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. That’s a status Gov. Mary Fallin probably doesn’t want to lose anytime soon. To quote the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland: “Off with their heads!” But this isn’t a children’s story.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Friends in high places

Tulsa’s proposed OKPOP Museum has a compelling new advocate in Garth Brooks.


Music

Devon Green
Oklahoma Historical Society’s (OHS) plans for a pop culture museum have gained a powerful advocate. Garth Brooks, international country star and state royalty, has advocated for a collection highlighting Oklahoma’s contributions to the performing arts.
 
Friday, May 23, 2014

Metro briefs

The Oklahoma Legislature overrides Gov. Fallin’s controversial veto of proposed third-grade student advancement.


News

Ben Felder
Gov. Mary Fallin didn’t hesitate when asked if she thought Oklahomans agreed with her veto.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014

Minority candidates show strength in primary


News

Ben Felder
Sí se puede. That was the chant from inside La Oaxaqueña Bakery on Oklahoma City’s south side.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Moadus operandi

A family art show features two generations of Moads, plus a few of their friends.


Visual Arts

Devon Green

Mix of Six Art Show
6 p.m. Thursday
Fine Arts Institute of Edmond 
27 E. Edwards St., Edmond 
edmondfinearts.com 
340-4481 

 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Fort Sill tour highlights secrecy of detention facility


News

Ben Felder
A Thursday tour designed to offer transparency of a Fort Sill facility holding 1,000 unaccompanied minors from foreign countries only highlighted the secrecy the federal government is operating under in its response to a recent immigration crisis.
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014

Media granted guided, scripted tour of immigration detention facility


News

Ben Felder
During a controlled and scripted tour, members of the media were shown a secure, clean and humane detention facility at Fort Sill housing nearly 1,000 unaccompanied minors who have cross the United States border illegally.
 
Thursday, July 10, 2014
 
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