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A black man was accused of killing a cop in 1910; the rest is history

A black man was accused of killing a cop in 1910; the rest is history

With no eyewitnesses, no murder weapon and only the barest of circumstantial evidence, the men on the jury were asked to convict a man and send him to his death simply because he was black and wore winter attire near the murder of a white man.

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Cover Story: The playing field levels as more businesses and young professionals return to OKC

For decades, America’s top-tier cities represented a handful of metropolitan regions that seemed to have a monopoly on innovation and culture. Cities like Oklahoma City, in the heart of “fly-over country,” lacked a seat at the table when it came to world-class entertainment and cutting-edge business. Even simpler facets of urban life, such as specialty

John Johnson speaks at the Association of Central Oklahoma Governments office in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, June 17, 2015.  (Garett Fisbeck)

OKC metro forms regional transit authority

Cities in the metro have banded together and formed a regional transit authority, a step toward a future integrated commuter transit system.

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Senate Bill 782 would expand charter school availability statewide

If Gov. Mary Fallin endorses Senate Bill 782, school districts outside Oklahoma City and Tulsa could open charter schools.

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News Briefs: OKC Mayor’s Development Roundtable, charter schools, bike laws and more

Senate Bill 68 would allow OKC and Tulsa to sponsor charter schools, but not everyone thinks it should be passed.

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