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Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


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Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Bridge to a new life

A homeless mission heals hearts and homelessness with the state’s largest free drug and alcohol recovery program.


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Ben Felder
Patricia Ford needed help.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Local stock

Oklahoma City maintains the state’s only fish hatchery, which enriches lakes, ponds and lives.


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Parks and Recreation Department stocks more than half a million fish a year into the city’s three lakes and other bodies of water across the city.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

I Love OKC

Get on it. You still have time to experience your city this year.


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Angela Botzer
Oklahoma City just turned 125 years old. To hallmark the metro’s well-established and celebrated eclecticism, Oklahoma Gazette shares some of OKC’s notable local eateries, attractions and cultural landmarks. Here’s why we love OKC and you should, too.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Happy birthday

Oklahoma City has packed a whole lot of history into its 125 years.


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Ben Felder
As American cities go, 125 years is on the young side.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Monkey see, monkey shave

St. Baldrick’s celebrants go bald in continuing efforts to raise money for childhood cancer research.


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Devon Green

St. Baldrick’s Day on the Plaza

1-4 p.m. Sunday

Velvet Monkey Salon

1701 NW 16th St.

stbaldricks.org/events/velvetmonkey

443-0675

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in 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, April 30, 2014

Thunder players remain focused on Memphis as league reviews racist remarks


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Ben Felder
Racist remarks attributed to Los Angeles Clippers owner Donald Sterling cast a shadow over the NBA this weekend, but players with the Oklahoma City Thunder — which is deadlocked with Memphis in the opening round of the playoffs — say they are focused on the court.
 
Monday, April 28, 2014

Streetcar route could impact street parking


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Ben Felder
Fitting a streetcar system into downtown Oklahoma City was never intended to be a seamless process, city officials said this week.
 
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Drinkin’ and gunnin’


CFN

Gazette staff
Because some of Oklahoma’s finest contributions to the advancement of human civilization have started with the words, “Hold my beer and watch this,” an Oklahoma City gun range has taken the steps necessary to be the first gun range to serve liquor by the drink.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Capitol crumble


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Gazette staff
What do the gray bat, the American burying beetle and the Oklahoma State Capitol building have in common? All are endangered.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Starring Mary Fallin as Obama?


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s Republican lawmakers have long been champions for local control. That is unless it’s an issue they disagree with.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Yay for inmates!


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Gazette staff
It appears that Houston-based Sysco Foods tried to get a free meal from the state of Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Missed connections


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Gazette staff
Craigslist isn’t just for selling old couches or posting sad-but-hopeful missed connections notes anymore. No, really. It’s for stopping crime. You’ve been warned.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Chenoweth Thunders up


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Gazette staff

Broken Arrow native and Broadway star Kristen Chenoweth will be inducted into the Hollywood Bowl Hall of Fame in June. This award celebrates the talent of performers who “have established themselves as true superstars — with appearances on screen, stage, recordings, and at the Bowl,” according to Hollywood Bowl’s website.

 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014
 
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