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Nice curves

Chesapeake properties sell to national retail company.


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Kelley Chambers
An Ohio-based real estate investment trust recently purchased three highprofile Oklahoma City retail properties and adjoining land from Chesapeake Energy Corp.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Up and away

Will Rogers World Airport is set for a $70 million terminal expansion.


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Kelley Chambers
U.S. Airways plans to add nonstop service between Oklahoma City and Charlotte, N.C., beginning July 2.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Smart start

Oklahoma City is one of eight cities nationally invited to a seminar about the best use for vacant properties.


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M.A. Smith
Officials say Oklahoma City’s abandoned and vacant properties are reducing property values. They are taking steps to fix the problem.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

The art of science

Nobel Prize winner to speak at USAO Symposium.


News

Devon Green

The Emerson-Wier Liberal Arts Symposium Keynote Address

7:30 p.m. Thursday

Te Ata Memorial Auditorium

University of Science and Arts of Oklahoma

1727 W. Alabama Ave., Chickasha

usao.edu/emerson-wier-symposium

224-3140

 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Nonpartisan race?

Are Oklahoma City mayoral elections truly nonpartisan? Oklahoma Gazette research shows that they may not be.


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Gazette staff
Unless an Oklahoma municipality decides otherwise, state law requires municipal elections to be conducted on a nonpartisan basis. Oklahoma City’s charter provides that no party emblem or party designation shall appear on the ballot, but the charter does not require the election to be conducted “on a nonpartisan basis.
 
Wednesday, March 12, 2014

Wounded warriors

The Gary Sinise Foundation teams up with the community to help a wounded U.S. Army veteran get a home.


News

Devon Green
Rusty Dunagan, a retired U.S. Army staff sergeant, lost two legs and an arm when an improvised explosive device (IED) detonated while he was serving in Afghanistan in 2010.
 
Tuesday, March 11, 2014

Living proof

First downtown resident survey gives snapshot of who lives downtown and what they would like to see going forward.


News

Kelley Chambers
The residents have spoken — downtown residents, that is.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Bright history, vibrant future

The American Indian Cultural Center and Museum has high hopes to bring in 250,000 visitors annually once the project is fully funded and built.


News

Tim Farley
Supporters of a partially built cultural center are confident tourists will come to Oklahoma City to witness an authentic, world-class American Indian experience once the project is complete.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Shaky shelter


News

Jennifer Chancellor
In a News9/Oklahoma Gazette poll, most Oklahomans agree that storm shelters are needed in public schools. But not even our government can agree on the best way to fund the construction.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

Homebound angel track

A war veteran and triple-amputee in Edmond gets a lift — and a home — with help from actor Gary Sinise.


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Jennifer Chancellor
Edmond’s Rusty Dunagan has no regrets about his military service or losing three limbs during a combat patrol in Afghanistan nearly four years ago.
 
Wednesday, March 5, 2014

State movie rebate program in jeopardy

Oklahoma Film and Music Office responds to possible end of film rebate program.


News

Devon Green
The House bill to extend the life of state film incentives and rebates, HB 2580, failed to pass with the requisite number of votes in Monday's legislative session. The bill failed by 5 votes.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Bill to keep film rebates approved


News

Devon Green
UPDATE: After a failure in the House by a very narrow margin yesterday, HB 2580 was reconsidered and passed. HB 2580 requests an extension of the incentive program for films being made in Oklahoma.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Cornett wins Mayor race


News

Kelley Chambers
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett won a fourth term March 4 with 64.3 percent of the vote. He defeated three opponents, including Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

Mayor candidate Shadid concedes with message of hope and change


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Mayoral candidate Ed Shadid conceded with grace, hope and a message for change after losing to incumbent Mick Cornett on Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, March 4, 2014

News9/OKG Poll: Cornett still dominates in pre-election poll

In a suprise, many voters don't know the candidates' party affiliation.


News

Jennifer Chancellor
Likely voters continue to favor incumbent mayoral candidate Mick Cornett by almost a two-to-one margin over his closest opponent as he heads into Tuesday’s election.
 
Monday, March 3, 2014
 
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