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VIDEO: Council approves alcohol permit for gun range


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Ben Felder
Noisy trains are a common complaint of residents and businesses in downtown Oklahoma City. But the rail corridor that travels along Interstate 235 might become quieter in a couple of years.
 
Tuesday, May 27, 2014

Pegged with failure, Emerson is a school of triumph


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Ben Felder
The odds were stacked against Jacquelin Pando.
 
Friday, May 23, 2014

Class acts


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Gazette staff
Remember when Oklahoma City didn’t have an NBA team? Well those dark ages are gone. OKC not only has a team but it’s also really good, and the fans reward the team accordingly with their support.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Left of center


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Gazette staff

This gives the phrase “straight-line politician” a whole new meaning.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

It’s a different world since 2008


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Gazette staff
BOK Financial Corporation, a Tulsabased bank that operates many different financial institutions across the county, recently settled out of court on an age and gender discrimination lawsuit that accused the bank of firing two employees of the Bank of Albuquerque.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Promise keeper — not


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Gazette staff
Wes Welker, Kentucky Derby champion. Wes Welker is not a horse — or a jockey (though he could have fooled us). He is a wide receiver for the Denver Broncos. But he still won the Kentucky Derby, or at least made a boatload of cash off it.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Praying with Reba


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma native Reba McEntire wants you to pray with her.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Take that, bad guy


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Gazette staff
After almost a year, justice has been served. Paul Edward Factor of Oklahoma City was accused of stabbing a dog in the face at Beck’s Garage (4217 N. Western Ave.) after a night of carousing last August.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Fallin, Queen of Hearts


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Gazette staff

Texas might execute more people in number, but Oklahoma executes more of its own per capita, according to the Death Penalty Information Center. That’s a status Gov. Mary Fallin probably doesn’t want to lose anytime soon. To quote the Queen of Hearts in Alice in Wonderland: “Off with their heads!” But this isn’t a children’s story.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

One street, one city

OKC’s “second main street” is a journey into the heart of the city’s complicated patchwork of culture, race and income.


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Ben Felder

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette reporter Ben Felder recently walked a 10-mile stretch of 23rd Street to learn more about the residents and businesses along the corridor.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Electoral dysfunction

Laws exist to help regulate the financing of municipal elections, but sources say they’re nearly impossible to enforce.


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Ben Felder
Editor’s note: Watch for more 2014 election coverage from Oklahoma Gazette in upcoming issues.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Women, power

One-third of Oklahoma City's department heads are female.


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Ben Felder
Compared to other city halls in the region, Oklahoma City’s has the most cracks in its glass ceiling.
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

House party

The race in House District 88 is a tight one, with four Democrats fighting for the vote.


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Ben Felder

Editor’s Note: Pick up a copy of next week’s Oklahoma Gazette for a preview of Senate primary races, including a closer look at the Republican race in District 40.

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

Going bananas

Edmond students and teachers act locally to fight global terrorism.


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Danniel Parker
About 40 students and teachers from the University of Central Oklahoma amassed outside of Sprouts Farmers Market in late April. They wielded picket signs with slogans like “Chiquita Funded Terrorism” and “My Family Won’t Eat Sprouts.”
 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014

9/11 Memorial opens with OKC bond


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Ben Felder
When a controversy arose over whether or not the new National September 11 Memorial & Museum in New York City should include a gift shop, one of the first calls officials made was to Oklahoma City.

 

 
Wednesday, May 21, 2014
 
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