Tag Archives: Ed Shadid

First National Center in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Feb. 24, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

City approves more TIF districts

TIF districts provide city with development dollars and aid urban renewal efforts but leave some skeptical.

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City council passes anti-discrimination housing measures

New housing measures protect citizens against discrimination because of sexual orientation, disability, age and familial status.

Existing "Tobacco Free Park" sign at a playground area of Will Rogers Park, off North Portland Avenue in Oklahoma City, 12-23-15.  (Mark Hancock)

Metro Briefs: city wastewater, museum money and smoking ban

Oklahoma City Water Utilities Trust chooses new wastewater treatment management, the Chickasaw Nation makes a bid for The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum and Oklahoma City Council bans smoking on OKC property.

Councilman David Greenwell seated after being sworn in on 4-14-2015.  mh

News briefs: House District 85 special election, Parks and Recreation Summer Kick-Off and more

Munson running Less than a year after losing a House race to an incumbent with name recognition and momentum, Cyndi Munson finds herself headed into a special election for House District 85. Munson, a Democrat, lost in November to Rep. David Dank, who had held the seat since 2007. Dank, 76, passed away last month,

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News briefs: Oklahoma City Dodgers drive sales, councilors sworn in and more

Name change Damon Berryhill, head coach of the Oklahoma City Dodgers, said the city’s three magic words when asked to recall his memory playing in the first game when the Chickasaw Bricktown Ballpark opened in 1998. “As far as I was concerned, it was a big-league city,” said Berryhill, as if reading from a script

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