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Living proof

Modeled after a similar report in Kansas City, Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. (DOKC) launched its first downtown residents survey last fall to gather data about downtown residents and people considering moving downtown to see what was on their minds. “We started with Kansas City’s questions as a rough draft and then tweaked it,” said DOKC

Iron Aidan

Aidan Carroll Photo: Ryan John Lee Aidan Carroll was not like most kids. Although the 2002 Classen School of Advanced Studies graduate played in a rock band or two, his real love was jazz. He became obsessed with it while fellow students consumed Top 40 hits. “I loved the challenge that jazz gave me,” the

Monkey business

See, during a Dec. 12 speech at the chamber, Inhofe told the audience that the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” did not, as some people might have thought, mean bestiality also was being allowed in the military. The remarks, which some took as a slam against homosexuals, quickly drew fire. The chamber issued a

Monkey business

See, during a Dec. 12 speech at the chamber, Inhofe told the audience that the repeal of “don’t ask, don’t tell” did not, as some people might have thought, mean bestiality also was being allowed in the military. The remarks, which some took as a slam against homosexuals, quickly drew fire. The chamber issued a

Funny farm

That’s when Oklahoma’s senior senator decided to clarify the issue of gays in the military by talking about bestiality. According to the Tulsa World, Inhofe assured the audience that lifting the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy did not, in fact, legalize bestiality in the military — just in case you were wondering. Riding the

Funny farm

That’s when Oklahoma’s senior senator decided to clarify the issue of gays in the military by talking about bestiality. According to the Tulsa World, Inhofe assured the audience that lifting the military’s “don’t ask, don’t tell” policy did not, in fact, legalize bestiality in the military — just in case you were wondering. Riding the

OKC Chamber CEO’S chronology is incorrect

Regarding the Point/Counterpoint Commentary in the Jan. 19 Oklahoma Gazette by Roy Williams (“Point: Revise outmoded liquor laws”), president and CEO of Greater Oklahoma City Chamber of Commerce, and Bill Bishop (“Counterpoint: Paying the price”), owner of The Grape Wine & Spirits in northwest Oklahoma City: Bishop makes several very valid points regarding the very

Decisions, decisions

Regarding Clifton Adcock’s “Raising Arizona” (News, Jan. 12, Gazette): Gov. Mary Fallin faces a huge dilemma when state Rep. Randy Terrill’s antiimmigrant bill reaches her desk. Does she veto it and risk infuriating her Tea Party supporters who elected her? Or does she sign it and infuriate the fat cats in the State Chamber of

All is Bright

Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma7:30 p.m. Monday Fee Theatre, Casady School9500 N. Penn 7:30 p.m. Tuesday St. Paul’s Episcopal Cathedral127 N.W. Seventhhttp://www.brightmusic.org Free Performing pieces by such musical masters as Schoenberg and Strauss, the Brightmusic Society of Oklahoma hosts its third free program of the season, “Sounds from Vienna,” at different venues on Monday and Tuesday.

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