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Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

Ralph Ellison Library, Thursday, April 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC voters could go to the polls in September to vote on a bond referendum and a possible MAPS tax

The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.

Ashley Terry, Wheeler District director, and Sam Day, Director of Urban Design, pose for a photo in the Wheeler District, Thursday, March 23, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Wheeler District development moves forward

District leaders prepare for phase one of the expansive development plans.

Karen Waddell, president and CEO of Lynn Institute, sits with Collaaborative Chair Greg Jones, Thursday, Jan. 12, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Lynn Institute and collaborative continue to work to improve the NE OKC community

Organizers work to improve health, wellness and quality of life for citizens in northeast Oklahoma City.

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Ward 1 candidates prepare for Feb. 14’s Oklahoma City Council election

Jonathan Clour, Chris Gordon and incumbent James Greiner are vying for the council seat.

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Chicken-Fried News: Interior work

Tribal leaders and Oklahoma City mayor Mick Cornett are among those who support Mary Fallin’s candidacy for secretary of the interior.

Georgie Rasco, executive director of The Neighborhood Alliance of Central Oklahoma, poses for a photo, Tuesday, Nov. 22, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Neighborhood improvement projects could be listed in a 2017 bond proposal

“No one knows more about the neighborhoods than the citizens,” said Kristy Yager, City of Oklahoma City public information director.

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

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