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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

Letters to the Editor: Aug. 7, 2014

Who’s to blame? Donald Smith (Commentary, Letters, “No war,” July 16, Oklahoma Gazette) wishes to remind those of us with “short memories” that the United States sent troops into Iraq at the order of George W. Bush. I wish to refresh his memory and ask him if he remembers 9/11. Does he remember which Middle

What the frack?

Amberlee Darold, who previously worked as a contracted geophysicist for the U.S. Naval Research Laboratory, was added to the University of Oklahoma-based state agency to conduct research with fellow seismologist Austin Holland. Even having a second seismologist on the staff — which also includes scientists studying water, coal and other geological pursuits — hasn’t seemed

Quake questions

Credit: Brad Gregg Earthquakes measurable on the Richter Scale are now commonplace in Central Oklahoma. The “why” part has puzzled experts, but last week University of Oklahoma seismologist Katie Keranen and two other researchers weighed in with a report attributing a series of November 2011 earthquakes near Prague — including one of a 5.7 magnitude

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