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Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

Two candidates and an incumbent run for the Ward 7 seat on the Oklahoma City Council

T. Sheri Dickerson, Marina Mangiaracina and incumbent John Pettis Jr. will be on the Feb. 14 election ballot.

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.

Crossroads of Commerce exhibit at the Oklahoma History Center in Oklahoma City, Monday, Nov. 9, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

A museum exhibit explores Oklahoma’s economic history

Crossroads of Commerce: A History of Free Enterprise in Oklahoma celebrates the history of Oklahoma’s economic innovators.

Time for middle-out economics

Yet the 2006 tax cut also increased the standard deduction. This eliminated income taxes for some 45,000 moderateincome families and lowered taxes for Oklahomans at all income levels. At the time, lawmakers wanted to make sure tax reduction was both bottom-up and top-down. By contrast, the current governor and Legislature have pushed tax cuts that

Demonizing rich people

Last November, every financial trend pointed to high unemployment and low GDP. Add to these realities the imminent explosion of health care costs, widespread inflation, inevitable tax increases and unsustainable deficits. In 1992, lesser economic factors became a mandate to fire George Bush. How does a president taking extravagant vacation getaways while people lose their

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