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Demise of death penalty?

A botched execution creates a new chapter in the capital punishment debate.


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Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Zoo welcomes births of Red River Hog piglets


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Jennifer Chancellor
The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden last week welcomed the birth of three Red River Hog piglets.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

OKCFC plans to make Yukon Millers Stadium its home turf for soccer games


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Devon Green
The Oklahoma City Football Club (OKC FC) announced today that the soccer team signed a multiyear lease with the Yukon Public School Board of Education to play at Yukon Millers Stadium. The team expects to be ready for the 2015 North American Soccer League (NASL) season, which begins in April, team organizers said in a Tuesday press statement.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

A rally at the Capitol will raise awareness about the state of women’s health in Oklahoma.


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Devon Green
Women’s Health Day 11 a.m.-2 p.m. May 13 Oklahoma State Capitol Fourth Floor Rotunda 2300 N. Lincoln Blvd. 528-0221
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

MVP award grows Durant’s brand and spotlight on city


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Ben Felder
Kevin Durant was already a global sports star.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


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Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

Johnson 'happy to take up the fight' on capital punishment


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Ben Felder
Sen. Constance Johnson, D-Forest Park, says she is happy to take up the fight against Oklahoma’s use of the death penalty.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

UPDATE: Flaming Lips, Kliph Scurlock part ways. Scurlock responds via Facebook.


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Gazette staff
Indeed Flaming Lips drummer Kliph Scurlock is no longer with the Flaming Lips. After weeks of speculation, the musician formalized the decision with a Facebook status update this week.
 
Friday, May 2, 2014

Skirvin scares


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Gazette staff
With found-footage horror films being all the craze, perhaps a new version could be shot by NBA players staying at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

No clean getaway for suds attacker


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Gazette staff
According to NewsOK, an Oklahoma City man was charged with assault after he — wait for it — squirted baby shampoo on his estranged wife.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Bad granny


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Gazette staff
An 83-year-old woman was arrested for selling pot in Stonewall, a small town southeast of Ada, KFOR-TV reported.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Political pandering at its best


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Gazette staff
Running in a hotly contested primary election means pandering to your base, and for Republicans in Oklahoma, that often means doing anything you can to let people know you don’t like President Barack Obama or his administration.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Now with more Jesus


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Gazette staff
The South is famous for many things — beer, guns, sweet tea, big hairstyles and a fervent love for the baby Jesus among them. But LifeWay Christian Resources, which supplies study materials and ministry resources to the Southern Baptist Convention, believes it could use just a little more Jesus.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Now with more Jesus (part deux)


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Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby owner and Oklahoma native David Green recently launched a public school Bible curriculum. His dreams for it are vast, reported The Washington Post.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

The Republican vote

Races for this year’s conservative elections are crowded.


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Ben Felder

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette’s 2014 election coverage looked at the Democratic Party last week. This week, we take a look at Republican races and the party’s plan for 2014. Look for more coverage in upcoming issues.

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
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