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Streetcar tracks laid in downtown Oklahoma City are part of the MAPS 3 initiative to bring a streetcar transit system to the city. (Photo Laura Eastes)

MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus

MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus

The MAPS 3 tax is anticipated to sunset with a $28.5 million surplus.

The City of Oklahoma City has poured $28.4 million into a four-phase renovation of Santa Fe Station. (Laura Eastes)

With Santa Fe Station renovations complete, the focus is on connecting more modes of transit to the hub

With Santa Fe Depot renovations complete, the focus is on connecting more modes of transit to the hub.

All About Cha offers an array of breakfast items including muffins, toast, bagels and yogurt parfaits. | Photo Garett Fisbeck

All About Cha teams up with the first MAPS 3 Senior Health and Wellness Center

All About Cha teams up with the first MAPS 3 Senior Health and Wellness Center to improve quality of life in the senior community.

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Oklahoma City Council and Omni Hotels & Resorts move ahead on convention center hotel

Last week, the Oklahoma City Council approved an $85.4 million public financing agreement with the luxury hotel chain.

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

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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