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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

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.

House District 85 includes the area on the north side of the Northwest Expressway in this view from the May Avenue overpass.  mh

Candidates in HD85’s GOP primary election face challenges

As the primary election for HD85 nears, Republican contenders expect challenges due to low voter turnout.

Death by a thousand cuts

Oh, but it can. The state Legislature this session passed House Bill 2032 to decrease the maximum Oklahoma personal income tax rate from 5.25 percent to 5 percent in 2015 and then again to 4.85 percent in 2016 if there is sufficient revenue growth. When fully implemented, the Oklahoma Tax Commission estimates the measure will

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