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OKG Newsletter


Topic: maps 3

Field trip

OKC’s municipal leaders visit Arkansas to get ideas for the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City leaders last week received a heavy dose of best practices and innovative ideas for the planned MAPS 3 senior wellness centers during a day-long visit to North Little Rock, Ark.
 
Monday, July 15, 2013

Of wellness and worship

Putnam City Baptist Church’s proposal to run a MAPS 3 senior wellness center raises concerns over First Amendment rights.


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Tim Farley
Several parts of a MAPS 3 senior wellness center proposal by an Oklahoma City church could create a First Amendment controversy, a local civil liberties attorney said.
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Q-and-A question

A MAPS 3 streetcar meeting took a turn into controversial territory over its Q-and-A format.


News

Tim Farley
Feeling “muzzled” and “stifled,” several Oklahoma City residents walked out of a July 15 public hearing designed to inform them about four route options for the MAPS 3 streetcar project.
 
Wednesday, July 24, 2013

Wrangling over wellness

Debate over a church’s involvement is the latest battle surrounding MAPS 3 senior wellness centers.


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Tim Farley
A First Amendment controversy over the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers has drawn the attention of a national nonprofit law firm.
 
Wednesday, August 7, 2013

Streetcar route passes City Council vote after contentious debate


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Tim Farley
After a contentious meeting, a divided Oklahoma City Council approved a recommended framework of the MAPS 3 streetcar route. Five voted for and three against.
 
Tuesday, September 24, 2013

White magic

The MAPS 3 whitewater superpark promises world-class size, technology and allure.


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Tim Farley
When world-class kayaker Scott Shipley was preparing for the Olympics in the 1990s, he was forced to travel overseas because proper training facilities were not available in the United States.
 
Wednesday, October 9, 2013

Another convention center?

A petition has been filed to halt funding the MAPS 3 convention center in downtown Oklahoma City, which would cost an estimated $250 million.


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Tim Farley
A citizens group led by Oklahoma City’s Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid plans to ask voters to prevent the construction of the MAPS 3 downtown convention center.
 
Wednesday, January 8, 2014
 
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