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Smart start

There are more than 12,000 abandoned properties throughout the city, according to a 2013 study conducted by GSBS Richman Consulting. The report’s authors say vacant and abandoned properties can reduce real estate values by 12 to 29 percent, or an estimated $2.7 billion total loss to Oklahoma City. City Planner Matt Gabrielson said he and

Help Oklahoma City grow with planokc workshops

Studies shot that the city’s population is on target to expand from 600,000 to 900,000 residents over the next four decades, planokc organizers said in a media release. The workshops will offer ideas on how the area could accommodate the growth, including a projected 170,000 jobs. Feedback gleaned from these workshops will be used along

If we build it …

Convention center exhibit hall space increased 36 percent nationally from 2000 to 2011 while attendance at convention center events fell 1.7 percent during the same time period, according to Heywood Sanders, a professor of public administration at the University of Texas at San Antonio and the nation’s leading expert on convention centers and city planning.

Fabric of society

It allows Americans who identify as lesbian, gay, bisexual or transgender to access critical legal and financial information from professionals. Its website, livewoven.com, has educational content. Visitors can watch a video or read an article to learn how they can live their true lives amid the quagmire of complex and competing state and federal laws.

No pain, more gain

—You have to put your money at risk in order to make a decent return. —Your broker only makes money when you do. —Maintaining a stock portfolio is very inexpensive. Not true to all three, she said. “The more you believe the myths, the more of a struggle your retirement will be,” said Miller, author

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