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Camal Pennington, a member of the MAPS 4 Neighborhoods group, at N.E. 50th Street and Everest Avenue in the Wildwood Neighborhood. (Mark Hancock)

MAPS 4 Neighborhoods: Group wants next MAPS to focus on overlooked communities

MAPS 4 Neighborhoods: Group wants next MAPS to focus on overlooked communities

Pennington and Dodson believe it is time to listen to neighborhood leaders first, then spend money how each area needs it.

Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent Rob Neu talks with press about the recently released suspension report at the OKCPS Admin Building in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, April 21, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

News briefs: Suspension rates, downtown hike and more

Suspension rates Superintendent Robert Neu (pictured at right) called the district’s high suspension rate — especially among minority students — an unacceptable culture of sorting students that he plans to stop. During a press conference last week, Neu, who became superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools last year, discussed a recent internal discipline audit and


Commentary: Commercial real estate is growing in OKC

Booming. This word best describes Oklahoma City’s commercial real estate growth and development over the past couple of years. In fact, in 2014, commercial property sales, new construction, renovation, occupancy and rental rates all experienced upward growth trends from the previous year. Construction of new apartment complexes has increased in downtown and Midtown and across

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From Italian beef sandwiches to pickle fries, Cal’s Eatery offers hedonistic hauls

Hedonism, thy name is Gyro Burger. If you look hard enough, there are a few things on the menu at Cal’s Chicago Style Eatery, 7202 W. Hefner Road, that are probably healthy — salads, perhaps, or the grilled chicken sandwich. But let’s be honest with one another. If you’re craving health food, there are other

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