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During Mayor Mick Cornett’s four terms, he has led the city through one general obligation bond program and the MAPS 3 sales tax initiative. Tuesday, voters decide whether to back the
2017 General Obligation Bond program and two sales tax initiatives. | Photo Gazette / file

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future

Tuesday, OKC votes on Mayor Cornett’s plan for the city’s future. The ballot includes a $967.4 million bond referendum as well as two sales tax propositions to address safety and streets.

Damaged roads on North Classen Boulevard, Thursday, July 6, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

Sept. 12’s election will include propositions for improvements to infrastructure

Oklahoma City voters could deliver a $730.5 million investment for roads through a combination of proposed sales and property taxes

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Commentary: Spending to reduce debt

I want to agree with Oklahoma Gazette Editor-in-Chief Jennifer Chancellor’s May 14 statement on public radio that Oklahoma City’s investments in infrastructure help level the playing field between rich and poor. The MAPS accomplishments are revitalizing OKC, now the envy of hundreds of American cities. True, most improvements benefitted our downtown and the bankers and

Soundcheck: The Okee Dokee Brothers

“There’s a participatory culture in all of our performances,” Mailander said. “We like to break down the barriers between the performer and audience. It turns what’s normally a passive experience for the listener — like watching TV — into a more active one.” He and Lansing, better known as kid-friendly folk duo The Okee Dokee

Book learning

The book relays the story of Rachel, who finds herself rescued and captured by pirates. She applies lessons she’s learned from her five brothers to earn the pirates’ trust. Her tale is filled with adventure and weaves a web on the importance of family. Anna said she came up with the idea on a family

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