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Sophia, Dunnington advance to runoff in Democratic primary


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And then there were two.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Utah ruling seen as positive for marriage equality in Oklahoma


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Same-sex couples have the right to marry according to the U.S. Constitution, the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals ruled Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

What does Utah same-sex marriage ruling mean for Oklahoma?


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Recognition of same-sex marriage in Oklahoma, along with a showdown on the matter at the Supreme Court, drew closer following a federal appeal court’s ruling on Wednesday.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

United

Hate groups threaten to splinter metro communities, but other groups pull together to fight bigotry and discrimination.


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Each year, the Southern Poverty Law Center (SPLC) locates hate groups on a nationwide map, pinpointing organizations dedicated to exploiting bigotry, racism and discrimination.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

The education factor

Oklahoma’s June 24 primary vote is especially important for the state superintendent of public instruction.


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As Joy Hofmeister discussed her views on high-stakes testing and the need for more school funding, Joe Dorman sat several feet away and politely clapped.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Easy ride

Oklahoma City’s Spokies bike share program continues to grow.


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Spokies, the two-year-old bike share program, has demonstrated a steady rise in ridership and will be managed entirely by the City of Oklahoma City this fall.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

VIDEO: Film and concert showcase sound of Memphis


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deadCENTER Film Festival continues tonight with a free film and concert on the Great Lawn at the Myriad Gardens.
 
Saturday, June 14, 2014

Candidate’s comments feed into state’s homophobic reputation


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Oklahoma’s famous hospitality hasn’t always extended to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

VIDEO: Council Roundup: Budget approved, Spokies on the rise


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A $1.1 billion budget, which will go into effect July 1, was approved by the Oklahoma City council on Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, June 11, 2014

ELECTION 2014: Your choice. Or not.

Closed primaries and low voter turnouts impact election results in big ways.


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This year’s elections will give Oklahoma residents a choice.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


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Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Costly living

The Oklahoma City Housing Authority serves nearly 16,000 people, mostly working-class.


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Public subsidized housing gave Laurinda Gaddis a chance.
 
Tuesday, June 10, 2014

Neu guy

The new superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools, Robert Neu, says he’s ready to help smooth the system’s rough trek.


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Ben Felder
Robert Neu’s journey to Oklahoma City began years ago by looking into broken eyes.
 
Friday, June 6, 2014

Booze and bullets

Wilshire Gun shooting range might soon start serving alcohol on its premises.


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Ben Felder
The city council approved an alcohol permit for Wilshire Gun shooting range, 615 W. Wilshire Blvd., last week. Jeff Swanson, representing Wilshire Gun, said the shooting range would not allow customers to handle firearms after they had a drink of alcohol. Driver’s license scans would be used to monitor those who drink, Swanson said.
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014

Graduating with class

Pegged with failure, Emerson High School produces tales of triumph.


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The odds were stacked against Jacquelin Pando.
 
Wednesday, June 4, 2014
 
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