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Crushed plans

Opponents of a recycling center’s proposed location aren’t giving up, despite a unanimous city council decision.


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Tim Farley
Upset over a recent Oklahoma City Council decision, several west OKC business executives haven’t given up their battle to prevent a regional recycling center from locating near them.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Onward and upward

Oklahoma Gazette will continue its support of arts and entertainment communities in new ways as the city’s alternative news source readies for its 35th year in OKC.


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Tim Farley
The leadership of an annual Halloween event highlighted by pole dancers, zombies, flaming skeletons and other crazy characters dancing through downtown Oklahoma City streets has changed its focus.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Fisher’s kings

Bruce Fisher is the first African-American member of the Capitol Preservation Commission. He will tell Oklahoma’s history through the Capitol Art Collection.


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Dawn Watson
Oklahoma has many stories. Bruce Fisher wants to help tell them through the state Capitol Art Collection.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Blame it all on Gov. Christie


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Gazette staff
When discussing the current mode of operation in the U.S. Congress, you can really just boil it down to the basics: compromise = bad, bipartisanship = get outta here!
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Don’t ‘Get Stoned’


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Gazette staff
OKC-formed rock act Hinder has split with lead singer Austin Winkler after a rocky year.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Shiny suburbs


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Gazette staff
We win again! Movoto Real Estate Blog voted Midwest City and Moore as the No. 1 and No. 2 most affordable suburbs in the country.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Oh, they’re still here


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Gazette staff
The Affordable Care Act isn’t causing a mass exodus of healthcare providers from individuals who already have independent coverage, Tulsa World recently reported.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Godspeed, good man


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma City residents were fortunate Don Bown was their city manager during a period when good times and tragedy placed OKC in the national spotlight.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Kings of Leon advise One Direction


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Gazette staff
If there’s one thing Kings of Leon know how to do, it’s party. Just listen to their lyrics: “What a night for a dance, you know I’m a dancing machine” (“Revelry”) or, of course, “Oh, she saw my party, she saw my party” (“My Party”).
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Relief

Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project partners with Red Cross, Salvation Army, United Way, Christian volunteers — and a home bathroom company.


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Giancarlo Gonzalez
The rebuilding continues six months after the Moore tornado. As the weather cools, 41 case managers, drawn from the Oklahoma Disaster Recovery Project (ODRP), work tirelessly to help their neighbors return to a life of normalcy. Businesses donate to alleviate the sense of total loss for some residents.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Weight converters

Thanks to a free wellness program, losing pounds can make a world of difference in OKC residents’ lives.


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Angela Chambers
A major car accident left an Oklahoma City woman with significant pain and a long recovery. This led to substantial weight gain, which resulted in high blood pressure and other health complications.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Tango steps

For six years, Turkey Tango has helped feed the needy a high-quality Thanksgiving meal.


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Greg Horton
This year’s Turkey Tango will be the sixth consecutive year that Oklahoma City restaurants have partnered with Culinary Kitchen, 7222 N. Western Ave., to feed the needy on Thanksgiving.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Fair trade

An Oklahoma City councilman wants to break eight wards into 10 in an effort to promote district parity both in service and across ethnic and racial lines.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Pete White isn’t giving up on a plan to increase the number of wards from eight to 10.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

It still hurts

Time can repair a lot of things, but learning how to live a different life after a major disaster is an ongoing process.


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Tim Farley
With the exception of time, life hasn’t changed much for Joy Waldroop during the last six months. She still hurts, agonizes and grieves. New bricks and mortar can’t replace her loss.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Rebirth

Many storm-ravaged local businesses have rebounded with the help of the communities of Moore


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Mark Beutler
Driving the stretch of Interstate 35 through Moore, it is difficult to imagine the destruction left just a few months ago. Six months after an EF-5 tornado ripped through the area on May 20, signs of life are everywhere. Businesses have re-opened, houses and neighborhoods are going up and residents are beginning to see a light at the end of the tunnel.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013
 
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