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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.

Unfortunately, it’s all too conventional

In preparing the MAPS 3 campaign, those who advocated for intensive convention center expansion had two significant problems. First, polling showed overwhelming opposition of 75 to 80 percent. Second, the preposterous conclusion of a 2008 Convention, Sports and Leisure (CS&L) study (never released to the public) was that to triple our existing convention busi ness,

A healthy start

The fair begins at 5:30 p.m. and will include physical and mental health screenings, as well as offer information about:• counseling services, • nutrition, • diabetes, • substance abuse, • smoking cessation, • aging, • trauma, • suicide prevention and • cancer detection and prevention. Participants will include:• The Oklahoma City County Health Department, •

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