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All in to win

“The only chance that [Ed] Shadid had was to have a very small turnout election,” said Pat McFerron, referring to Cornett’s challenger on the March 4 ballot. McFerron, who is a partner with CMA Strategies and worked on the mayor’s campaign, said the fact that turnout for last month’s mayoral race nearly doubled from the

Dorman says he’s an underdog who’s gaining ground

“Just like the NCAA bracket where I see the underdogs are doing very well this year, I think we are going to see the same thing happen on Nov. 4,” said Dorman, referring to the annual NCAA basketball tournament currently in action and the date Oklahomans will vote for governor. “As the election moves toward

Racey moves

Created by Hui Cha Poos in 2008, Race Dance has produced and participated in more than 50 performances throughout OKC, including original productions, Hip Hop Nutcracker, Racey and Raceless. Inspired by cabaret-style shows, A Racey Affair will feature seductive performances designed to bring out the naughty side of the audience. Because of the mature themes,

Letters to the Editor: March 11, 2014

It passed the House Education Committee last year but failed to be heard on the floor of the House. It can still be heard on the House floor this year. The bill promotes dishonest anti-science claims and would allow objectively false, unscientific materials to be presented in public school science classes. It was copied, almost

Gazette Poll: Big win, again

Two polls conducted prior to the election by Oklahoma Gazette and News 9 adjusted for the demographics of traditional voters in Oklahoma City elections and predicted that Cornett would carry 63 percent of the March 4 vote. Cornett earned 31,514 votes and 66 percent of the total. Shadid’s campaign, dramatically out-financed by Cornett’s campaign and

Mayor candidate Shadid concedes with message of hope and change

Hundreds of supporters gathered at the watch party, held at Oklahoma City Public Farmer’s Market.   “You can win, even in loss,” the Ward 2 Councilman said. “You can lose the battle and win the war, and that’s what’s happening. There is a movement growing in Oklahoma City. There is questioning and a dialogue and

Cornett wins Mayor race

At a watch party at Grill on the Hill, 324 SW 25th St., more than 100 supporters, including four city council members and Gov. Mary Fallin, turned out to await election results. Just before 9 p.m. Shadid, who got 34.4 percent of the vote, conceded the race. Throughout the evening, state Sen. David Holt, Cornett’s

LIFE

Oklahoma City University is partnering with the Oklahoma Humanities Council to present Ellison at 100: A Centennial Symposium to celebrate author Ralph Ellison’s 100th birthday. Ellison is the author of the novel Invisible Man, many short stories and essays on jazz, literature and American culture as seen in Shadow and Act and Going to the

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