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Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman, Ed Shadid, during the recent debate concerning panhandleing, 12-8-15, at City Hall in Downtown OKC.  (Mark Hancock)

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

As the Oklahoma City Council prepares sales tax and bond propositions, conversations continue about how best to spend the funds

Some want the money to fund infrastructure improvements, and others believe the money should go to schools.

Ralph Ellison Library, Thursday, April 20, 2017.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC voters could go to the polls in September to vote on a bond referendum and a possible MAPS tax

The bond referendum and MAPS projects would fund further infrastructure and capital improvement projects in OKC.

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With majority of state in favor of teacher pay raises, question becomes how to fund them

“This was a glimpse of hope that the tide might turn for the better for [teachers], and not just for us, but future teachers and students,” Flores said. “I went home and I felt relieved. I was for it, and I wanted to help.”

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Convention center hotel sparks debate

Questions about its economic benefit to the city surround plans for a convention center hotel.

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City of Oklahoma City conferring with large hotel chain

Dallas-based Omni Hotels & Resorts could be selected to build OKC’s convention center hotel.

Emma Dean Kratochwhill, executive director of SW 29 District/ La 29, poses for a photo at her office, Wednesday, Aug. 31, 2016.  (Garett Fisbeck)

SW 29 District heads toward BID status

La 29 wants to become a business improvement district to further develop the area and attract business.

A couple of runners, one on the trail, one on the grass along the Bert Cooper Trails at Lake Hefner, 1-5-16.  (Mark Hancock)

OKC offers options for beginners to running

Runners in Oklahoma City share a surprising wealth of trails and resources for beginners and experts.

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