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Cornett talks transportation with U.S. Senate committee


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s relationship with the federal government concerning transportation projects isn’t perfect, but it’s getting better, Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett told a congressional committee Thursday.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

City sales tax falls short of expectations


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Ben Felder
Sales tax collections fell short of initial estimates in March, but city officials don’t believe it’s time to panic just yet.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Fields & Futures partners with Energy soccer


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Devon Green
Oklahoma City’s Soccer Team, the Energy FC recently welcomed local business leader Tim McLaughlin as an equal partner in their management team.
 
Thursday, March 27, 2014

Beacon on the hill

A longtime Capitol Hill newspaper closes after 109-year run.


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Angela Botzer
Growing up in the newspaper publishing business, David Sellers had journalism and publishing in his blood. When he recently sold the newspaper originally purchased by his father, Eugene Sellers, in 1945, a lot of fond memories were packaged up in the two-story brick building on SW 25th Street.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Friday's party before the party


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Devon Green
Midtown is hosting a Open House Block Party (OHBP), 6-9 p.m. Friday. Midtown businesses will open their doors offering special treats for shoppers during the party.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Family wants investigation into conduct of officer


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Ben Felder
The family of a man who died while in police custody is asking for an independent investigation into an officer who was involved in a shooting on Sunday morning.
 
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Barry Switzer’s roundabout praise


CFN

Gazette staff
Stop the presses. This is shocking, just shocking!
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Let’s go to the movies


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Gazette staff
The state’s television and film industry’s tax rebate program is still alive and well. For now.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Stealing from children


CFN

Gazette staff
Crooks broke into a school bus lot and stole eight batteries worth about $1,300-$1,500, Muskogee Public School spokesperson Wendy Burton told The Muskogee Phoenix.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Black Hole Mary


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin has earned an award not many leaders would be proud of.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Ghosts of McClendon


CFN

Gazette staff
Chesapeake Energy Corp. only thought it had heard the last of its co-founder and former CEO who was pushed out last year. News9 reported Michigan Attorney General Bill Schuette recently filed criminal charges against Chesapeake for what he alleged were dirty dealings back in 2010 when Oklahoma native Aubrey McClendon was still at the helm.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What happens in Washington stays in Washington


CFN

Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Oklahoma, might not be leaving Las Vegas, but he is leaving Washington, D.C. And despite the 2,400 miles between the two cities, Coburn said D.C. has much in common with Sin City.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

What the frack?

What is hydraulic fracturing, or “fracking”? Is the practice contributing to the spike in Oklahoma earthquakes? Scientists’ conclusions differ.


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Angela Chambers
With the state’s earthquake swarm and national exposure adding a heavy workload to the Oklahoma Geological Survey, a new colleague joined the once-solitary seismologist at the survey last month.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Moore’s code

The city council passed a measure to ensure new homes in Moore will be built to withstand strong winds.


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Kelley Chambers
Over the past 42 years, Marvin Haworth has built homes all around Moore and has, unfortunately, seen some of those same homes reduced to piles of rubble after being hit by tornadoes.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014

Hope and dignity

Be The Change founder helps lead Oklahoma City’s homeless population to hope and homes.


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Joey Stipek
On a February morning, Jonathan Roberts braces himself, first for the freezing weather and then for what he will encounter in a wooded area near northwest Oklahoma City. He is headed for a homeless encampment created out of signs, shopping carts, beat-up tents and whatever else can be reclaimed to provide warmth and shelter.
 
Tuesday, March 25, 2014
 
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