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The MVP award grows Kevin Durant’s brand and the spotlight on OKC.


Sports

Ben Felder
Kevin Durant was already a global sports star.
 
Wednesday, May 14, 2014

Council nixes backyard chicken ordinance, approves park acquisition


Ben Felder
A few citizens who currently raise backyard chickens in Oklahoma City spoke in favor of a proposed ordinance that would make the practice legal.
 
Tuesday, May 13, 2014

VIDEO: Events held, scheduled to advocate for end of death penalty


News

Ben Felder
As a pacifist minister, Zachary Gleason longs for the day Oklahoma does away with the death penalty.
 
Monday, May 12, 2014

VIDEO: Dorman criticizes Fallin’s appointment to lead execution investigation


News

Ben Felder
Rep. Joe Dorman took his first public swipe at his gubernatorial opponent over last week’s botched execution.
“I’m here to demand a true independent investigation into the irregularities surrounding the execution of Clayton Lockett last week,” Dorman, D-Rush Springs, said in a press conference on Thursday at the State Capitol.
 
Thursday, May 8, 2014

Stamping out hunger

A local food drive comes at a crucial time for a regional food bank.


News

Ben Felder
Companies that package food are becoming more efficient.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Onward Christian soldier

Steve Green, president of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby, pushes for Bible education in public schools. Mustang Public Schools agree.


News

Ben Felder
Steve Green has high aspirations for his new high school Bible curriculum.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Grounded

Will Rogers World Airport’s strong revenue base includes coffee shops, parking and other retail business.


News

Ben Felder
Jon Cole typically arrives at Will Rogers World Airport about 30 minutes before his mother’s flight arrives from Atlanta.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

MVP award grows Durant’s brand and spotlight on city


News

Ben Felder
Kevin Durant was already a global sports star.
 
Tuesday, May 6, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


News

Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

The Republican vote

Races for this year’s conservative elections are crowded.


News

Ben Felder

Editor’s note: Oklahoma Gazette’s 2014 election coverage looked at the Democratic Party last week. This week, we take a look at Republican races and the party’s plan for 2014. Look for more coverage in upcoming issues.

 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Partisan laws?

Cities feel the squeeze from state lawmakers in a recent round of proposed and approved bills.


News

Ben Felder
In a state in which lawmakers commonly preach local control, the opposite can feel like the status quo to municipal leaders.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Bridge to a new life

A homeless mission heals hearts and homelessness with the state’s largest free drug and alcohol recovery program.


News

Ben Felder
Patricia Ford needed help.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Local stock

Oklahoma City maintains the state’s only fish hatchery, which enriches lakes, ponds and lives.


News

Ben Felder
Oklahoma City’s Parks and Recreation Department stocks more than half a million fish a year into the city’s three lakes and other bodies of water across the city.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Happy birthday

Oklahoma City has packed a whole lot of history into its 125 years.


News

Ben Felder
As American cities go, 125 years is on the young side.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

BREAKING: Botched execution creates new chapter in capital punishment debate


News

Ben Felder
In the end, Clayton Derrell Lockett’s botched execution was still quicker and less violent than that of Stephanie Neiman, the 19-year-old girl he himself executed in 1999.
 
Wednesday, April 30, 2014
 
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