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And not a drop for drinking?


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Gazette staff
Voting can be a useful tool, whether it’s deciding the next governor, approving changes to the Constitution or selecting the next American Idol. However, there are some situations in which voting might not be the best solution.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Thou shalt not budge ... yet


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Remember the 10 Commandments monument? You know, the enormous one that seems to scream, “Hey, you! Look at me!” and has graced the lawn in front of the Oklahoma State Capitol since November 2012?
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Westbrook to release fashion line


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As prodigious as he is on the basketball court, Russell Westbrook has made just as many waves off of it. Not because he’s getting in trouble with the law or anything like that, but — let’s face it — the man has style.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Take a number


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Aaaaand we’ve made another list. Big-league status indeed! In yet another media company’s quest to deliver more bite-sized, easily digestible, scientifically ridiculous and irrelevant information, we have made CNN Money’s list of most stressed cities.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Power shift?

Oklahoma is one of the lowest-ranked states in the nation when it comes to its male-to-female ratio of lawmakers.


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Ben Felder
While she appreciated the compliment, Cyndi Munson didn’t always appreciate that her looks were what some noticed first about her photo on a campaign flyer.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Still on track

The time is now for city leaders to choose a streetcar technology.


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Ben Felder
City officials and members of the streetcar subcommittee believe the project to build a downtown streetcar remains on track for a late 2017 completion, even though state and city law, along with some confusion over wires, set the project back a few months.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Metro briefs

Guyutes gets green light


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Ben Felder
Allied Arts worked with the site’s owner to distribute hundreds of items from Stage Center to various art groups. Approximately 250 theater seats, 150 stage lights and 20 exterior flood lights were removed from the theater and donated through Allied Arts.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

Petition underway to overturn possible fee on solar and wind users


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Ben Felder
Alternative energy advocates and liberal organizations say a new Oklahoma law penalizes wind and solar power users, but supporters claim it is merely a tool to address the growth of alternative energy use by individual households.
 
Wednesday, July 9, 2014

New OKC school superintendent embarks on transition plan


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Ben Felder
Robert Neu has a plan.
 
Monday, July 7, 2014

Civic Center events continue to spark free speech debate


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Civic Center has recently become the site for culture wars over free speech, religious freedom and the role of government institutions as event managers.
 
Thursday, July 3, 2014

Curses!


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Gazette staff
Dammit, Oklahoma City. Why is it that every time we teeter on the edge of Big League City status, something happens to nullify the progress we have made?
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Seeing double


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Gazette staff
You might not see eye to eye with Tim Murray, the Republican candidate for Oklahoma’s 3rd District, but you don’t have to worry about him owning or using a robot look-alike. According to a press release from Timothy Ray Murray, “Rep. Frank D. Lucas is no longer alive and has been displayed by a look alike.”
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

We’re No. 9


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Gazette staff
We’re miserable. C’mon. Admit it.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Oh, shoot


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Gazette staff
A cannon projectile fired at a fun show (Did we just say fun show? We meant gun show.) recently traveled almost two miles before blasting a 15-inch hold in a Wyandotte couple’s home.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Hobby Lobby’s deceptive practices


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Gazette staff
Hobby Lobby’s self-righteous stance on a host of issues ranging from healthcare to same-sex marriage makes it so much fun to highlight the deceptive practices of this Oklahoma City-based company.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
 
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