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Dorman looks for boost following new poll numbers


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Ben Felder
Joe Dorman’s statement following the release of a gubernatorial poll had a bit of “I told you so” in it.
 
Thursday, July 24, 2014

We’re No. 2!


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Gazette staff
Oklahomans are a proud bunch, and we’re especially proud of the progress we have made in the last few years. We have an NBA team and a fancy new skyscraper in downtown OKC, and food trucks are sprouting up like weeds — portable, delicious weeds.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Drink or drive or shoot, but not all three


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Gazette staff
Drunk, driving and shooting a gun.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Big Love’s


CFN

Gazette staff
Bet you wouldn’t have thought the biggest company in Oklahoma would run a chain of gas stations, truck stops and convenience stores.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

More teachers needed


CFN

Gazette staff

Looking for a new career? Area schools might have your answer.

 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Something is a-fowl at Triple S Ranch


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Gazette staff
Make sure you have your ducks in a row if the feds come a-knockin’. A ranch outside of Hughes County learned that the hard way.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

We’re No. 8!


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Gazette staff
All these numbers, all the time.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

One step closer

The LGBT community celebrates another court victory involving gay marriage.


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Ben Felder
“Someone once said it would be a cold day in July before marriage equality ever comes to Oklahoma,” Scott Hamilton joked last Friday.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Healthy debate

Faced with a shortage of mental health access, Oklahoma City Council approves adult patient beds for an eastside facility.


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Ben Felder
As the Oklahoma City Council considered whether or not to close beds at an eastside mental health facility, Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty not only argued in favor of the facility but said more beds were needed across the city.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Tailored to fit

Marriage equality messages reflect Oklahoma culture.


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Ben Felder
Marriage equality advocates have tailored their message for the Oklahoma market, trying to appeal to the religious and conservative communities of the state.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Metro briefs: It's back to school for student booted for gay marriage

A student expelled from Southwestern Christian University after her same-sex wedding says she’ll be enrolling at the University of Central Oklahoma.


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Ben Felder and Kory D. Oswald
After being expelled from Southwestern Christian University (SCU) for marrying her same-sex partner, Christian Minard is enrolling at the University of Central Oklahoma (UCO).
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Full story: Expelled for love

UCO accepts gay student who was expelled from SCU for marrying her girlfriend.


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Kory B. Oswald
A lot has changed recently for Christian Minard. She married the love of her life in March and, with approximately one semester to go before earning her sports management degree from Southwestern Christian University (SCU), was promptly expelled from the school earlier this month. It has been a media frenzy for her ever since.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Alcohol tax lawsuit takes hundreds of restaurants to court

Oklahoma Gazette News: Alcohol tax lawsuit takes hundreds of restaurants to court


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Ben Felder
A disagreement over how restaurants are required to advertise and charge the state’s mixed drink tax for alcoholic beverages landed in a Canadian County courtroom Wednesday as hundreds of restaurants were named as defendants in a lawsuit.
 
Wednesday, July 23, 2014

Neu criticizes Common Core repeal, changes hiring process


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City school superintendent Robert Neu said the governor’s decision to repeal Common Core standards, and the state Supreme Court’s vote to uphold Gov. Mary Fallin’s decision, put the district in a “real difficult position.”
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014

School board votes down contract with enterprise schools


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Ben Felder
The waiving of a 5 percent administration fee for two enterprise schools in Oklahoma City caused half of the school board to vote against a contract renewal two weeks before school is scheduled to start.
 
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
 
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