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Live and learn — or don’t


CFN

Gazette staff
We need to face the ugly truth: Sometimes people refuse to learn from their mistakes. Take Tulsa native Christopher M. Miller, for example.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Bad driver


CFN

Gazette staff
The devil is in the details, and it’s always that one careless mistake that comes to haunt you. That’s a lesson Jaime Valenzuela-Buelna learned the hard way during a traffic stop.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Throwing stones at glass houses


CFN

Gazette staff
Three years after her hyperbolic statement that called the “agenda” of the gay community worse than that of a terrorist, Rep. Sally Kern still defends her opinion. Janet Parshall, host of radio show In the Market recently interviewed Kern on the subject, News Channel 4 reported.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Hamm conundrum


CFN

Gazette staff
Corporate CEOs often are pleased to tout their accomplishments and the growth of their companies thanks to their efforts. But in the case of Continental Resources CEO Harold Hamm, who is going through a divorce, he might want to ratchet up the company’s success to some other dude.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Kind of awesome


CFN

Gazette staff
Put yourself in the shoes of snack bar company Kind. You’re looking for an endorsement deal from a well-known athlete, one who embodies the essence of your company (and its name) better than anyone else.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

TIF love

Increased use of tax incentive districts help support the development of some of OKC’s largest projects.


News

Ben Felder
Some of Oklahoma City’s largest developments — the revitalized Skirvin Hilton Hotel, the Oklahoma Health Center complex and the massive Project 180 downtown streetscape renewal program — would not have been possible without the use of tax incentives, say city officials and economic developers.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Council offers tax incentives for two companies


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Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council voted recently to offer tax incentives to General Electric Co. and Baker Hughes Inc. for new facilities expected to create hundreds of high-paying jobs. Baker Hughes will receive $850,000 and General Electric will receive $1 million, assuming each company meets job creation expectations.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Take Shelter Oklahoma files lawsuit against attorney general


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Ben Felder
Take Shelter Oklahoma, a group that had been collecting signatures to force a ballot question to use $500 million in state bonds to build shelters, filed a lawsuit against Attorney General Scott Pruitt last year after he changed the language on its petition and ballot.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Residents asked to register storm shelters


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Ben Felder
The City of Oklahoma City is asking residents to register their storm shelters with the city’s Action Center. Residents can visit www.okc.gov and click on the “register your storm shelter” link under the Action Center icon.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Booze clues

Now that festival season is upon us, follow this simple primer on what’s legal.


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Angela Chambers
As Oklahoma City welcomes the winter-weary to enjoy outdoor spring festivals, it’s time for a friendly reminder about drinking do’s and don’ts.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Building hope

A northeast OKC community looks for opportunity in new retail development.


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Ben Felder
As John Pettis Jr. strolls across NE 23rd Street, a man stopped at a red light opens his door to give the Ward 7 councilman a wave and a thank-you.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Closer, but not equal

A marriage equality ruling might not solve all of the problems facing our community.


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Ben Felder
As the national mood surrounding same-sex marriage continues to shift toward acceptance, judges across the country — including in Oklahoma — have ruled that couples of the same gender have the right to marry.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

School’s in

Laws governing Oklahoma’s charter schools could be strengthened if new legislation passes this session.


News

Brendan Hoover
Public education advocates are rallying around a bill that would strengthen the laws governing Oklahoma’s charter schools.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Prohibition fight

Oklahoma City’s history with alcohol is an explosive one.


News

Ben Felder
Byron Gambulos wasn’t willing to back down. Instead, he was prepared to fight.
 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014

Charity champions

Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits shares money and prestige with its seventh annual ONE Awards.


News

Devon Green

Oklahoma Center for Nonprofits ONE Awards

5:30 p.m. to 9 p.m. Saturday

Southern Hills Country Club

2636 E. 61st St., Tulsa

oklahomacenterfornonprofits.org

463-6886

 
Wednesday, April 9, 2014
 
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