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Jim Couch Headshot

Three community leaders receive awards from Downtown Oklahoma City, Inc.

Jim Couch, Leslie Batchelor and Mark Beffort are being recognized for their work in the development of OKC.


Thunder majority owner Clay Bennett Credit: Shannon Cornman Home games at the Chesapeake Energy Arena routinely sell out. Signs of Thunder mania, from car flags to T-shirts, are everywhere. Lengthy, glowing profiles about the team and its relationship to OKC have appeared everywhere from The New York Times to USA Today. The team’s devoted following

School board bucks

Unofficial results from the Oklahoma County Election Board show that Hardin, a former development officer for the Oklahoma School of Science and Mathematics, received 51 percent of the vote, or 3,376 total votes. An entrepreneur and founder of Friends of Northwest Classen High School Foundation, Hardin had outraised Monson by a nearly 5-to-1 margin in

Thunder on

James Harden Credit: Shannon Cornman While several national media outlets recently have ranked the Oklahoma City Thunder as among North America’s top professional sports franchises, the team has other things on its collective mind these days: namely, the start of a new season and the challenge of winning an NBA championship. Losing to the Miami

Turnabout’s fair play in the NBA

Credit: Brad Gregg Four years after the SuperSonics departed the city to become the Oklahoma City Thunder, Seattle’s city council appears poised to spend some money to secure a proper venue to entice an NBA franchise. With huge backing from a hedge fund manager named Chris Hansen, Rain City has agreed to build a $490

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