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Julia Kirt and Jonathan Fowler speak during Oklahoma Arts Day 2015 at the Oklahoma State Capitol. (Garett Fisbeck)

News briefs: Givitt, Mayor’s Development Roundtable and more

Charity shopping Supporting local makers of handcrafted products while also assisting area-based charities is the mission of Givitt, an online store. “We started by putting together a network of local artists, makers and brands and putting their products on our site,” said Tristan Torres, a co-founder of Givitt, which launched last November. “We then give

Letters to the Editor: May 6, 2015

Oklahoma Gazette provides an open forum for the discussion of all points of view in its Letters to the Editor section. The Gazette reserves the right to edit letters for length and clarity. Letters can be mailed, faxed, emailed to jchancellor@okgazette.com or sent online at okgazette.com. Include a city of residence and contact number for

A rendering of the future GE Oil and Gas Research Center being built northwest of downtown Oklahoma City. (Provided)

News briefs: Livable Streets Summit, GE oil and gas research center and more

Livable Streets Urban Land Institute is hosting the Livable Streets Summit, a three-day conference focusing on pedestrian, cycling and other open street issues, next week. Running May 14 through 16, the conference will feature special guests Jeff Risom (pictured), Sean Benesh and Dr. Rebecca Sanders; a guided bike tour; and bike olympics. Registration is $25

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

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