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Debating diversity and ward expansion


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Pete White wants to increase the number of wards so minorities can enter local political races on a “level playing field.”
 
Wednesday, February 5, 2014

Shelter petition group files suit against governor


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Tim Farley
Advocacy group Take Shelter Oklahoma filed a lawsuit Monday demanding Gov. Mary Fallin release emails related to an initiative petition that could place storm shelters in all public schools.
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

TW Shannon resigns House Speaker role


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Gazette staff
T.W. Shannon announced today that he is stepping down as Speaker of the House but will retain his House seat representing Lawton area as he runs for U.S. Senate.
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Highlights: Governor's State of the State Address


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Tim Farley
Gov. Mary Fallin delivered her State of the State speech Monday afternoon as the Oklahoma Legislature kicked off its 2014 session.
 
Tuesday, February 4, 2014

Meeting will address possible addition of City Council wards


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Tim Farley
Adding new wards to the Oklahoma City Council will be the focus of a special meeting scheduled 3:30 p.m. Tuesday, Feb. 4 at city hall.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

OKC Council to discuss economy Tuesday


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Tim Farley
The Oklahoma City Council will conduct its annual budget workshop and meeting 8:30 a.m. Tuesday at the Cox Business Services Convention Center.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Tuesday budget meeting rescheduled due to weather


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Tim Farley
An annual budget workshop for the Oklahoma City Council has been rescheduled for 8:30 a.m. Tuesday, Feb. 18.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

Freeze causes city building to flood


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Tim Farley
Work crews have pumped out 1.3 million gallons of water since Sunday from a city office building at 420 W. Main St., according to OKC spokeswoman Kristy Yager.
 
Monday, February 3, 2014

In session

Dozens of laws are proposed for this year’s state Legislature, including changes for judges, divorces, marijuana legalization, militias and more.


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Tim Farley
As the Oklahoma Legislature convenes on Feb. 3, hundreds of bills are stacked and ready for its consideration. From legalizing marijuana to changing how divorces are considered, some may have more impact than others if they’re passed as written. Some of the top contenders for change this year are included below.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Art funding cuts proposed

One of hundreds of bills readied for state Legislature, HB 2850 lays out plans to defund the Oklahoma Arts Council by 2018.


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Devon Green
Experts warn that funding for the arts in Oklahoma may soon hit a crisis point if proposed cuts are approved.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Sarge in charge

Quirky under-the-radar political candidate Joe “Sarge” Nelson makes his fourth mayoral run.


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Tim Farley
Joe “Sarge” Nelson intends to seek the Oklahoma City mayor’s job for the fourth time, but he readily admits victory is farfetched.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

Kicked off

Energy Football Club ushers in another pro ball team, this time soccer, and all the quirky fandom that comes with it.


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Devon Green
In a state with a long history of fevered support of professional, semi-professional and collegiate sports, proper football, or soccer to us Americans, is coming to Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

T.W. Shannon throws hat in Senate race


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Jennifer Chancellor
Oklahoma House Speaker and Lawton Republican T.W. Shannon announced today that he's running for the soon-to-be-vacant seat left by Sen. Tom Coburn (R-Muskogee).
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014

State of the City speech

Mayor discusses MAPS, millennials and more.


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Tim Farley
A prosperous local economy fueled by new jobs, the MAPS brand and a unified spirit among residents is keeping Oklahoma City in the national spotlight, Mayor Mick Cornett said Wednesday during the annual State of the City speech.
 
Wednesday, January 29, 2014
 
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