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Would a commission proposed in State Question 748 depoliticize redistricting or create a new set of problems?


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Scott Cooper
Should SQ 748 pass, a new commission would be set up to handle such a case before a judge would have to be called.
 
Thursday, September 23, 2010

A judge in Washington, D.C., determined that an airlines worker was wrongly fired after complaining about a lack of training


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Scott Cooper
All Steven Gray wanted was to be properly trained as an airline ramp agent for Delta and Northwest Airlines at Will Rogers World Airport.
 
Thursday, September 23, 2010

Ralph Nader says Oklahoma's regression from its progressive roots to the country's most restrictive ballot access laws is 'criminal'


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Scott Cooper
Once upon a time, Ralph Nader really believed Oklahoma stood on the forefront of the progressive movement.
 
Thursday, September 16, 2010

Would State Question 747's term limits for a host of statewide offices weed out bad apples or lessen institutional wisdom?


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Scott Cooper
Have term limits worked well enough to implement it for all state-elected offices? Those who like term limits have a simple answer: yes.
 
Thursday, September 16, 2010

New poll shows Oklahomans don't have very favorable view of mainstream media, with some exceptions


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Scott Cooper
When it comes to the mainstream press, favorability depends on political party affiliation.
 
Thursday, September 9, 2010

This boulevard is on a diet


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Scott Cooper
Conceptual drawings show six lanes, but Mayor Mick Cornett says he's committed to narrowing the new boulevard to make it more 'pedestrian-friendly.'
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010

With marching orders from the Oklahoma City Council, the MAPS 3 board turns its attention to the senior wellness centers


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Scott Cooper
The MAPS 3 Citizens Advisory Board wanted to send a message to the Oklahoma City Council: We hear you loud and clear.
 
Thursday, September 2, 2010

What the heck is going on with the new convention center?


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Scott Cooper
It was the least popular, most expensive, but heaviest emphasized project in MAPS 3. And now, it is becoming a controversial aspect of the city's future.
 
Thursday, August 26, 2010

Exec stresses Oklahoma City, Tulsa cooperation in children's education


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Scott Cooper
The executive director of the George Kaiser Family Foundation urged leaders in Oklahoma City and Tulsa to work together to help better educate children.
 
Friday, August 20, 2010

The Oklahoma County Juvenile Justice Center seeks grant money for monitoring bracelets


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Scott Cooper
Instead of making some teenagers spend a few nights in detention, they were fastened with ankle bracelets that let staff know where they spent their punishment time.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

James Lankford and Kevin Calvey scramble for money and endorsements before Tuesday's runoff election


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Scott Cooper
The two Republicans are vying for their party's nomination to become the next representative of Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District.
 
Thursday, August 19, 2010

The City Council is considering new criteria for sign technologies and uses in downtown and Bricktown


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Scott Cooper
After enacting new regulations concerning signs throughout the city earlier this year, the Oklahoma City Council is now reviewing special rules just for selected areas of town.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

The older candidate in Senate District 44 who fell three votes shy of winning the nomination still subject to runoff


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Scott Cooper
The seat opened up when incumbent Sen. Debbe Leftwich, a Democrat, announced she would not seek another term.
 
Thursday, August 12, 2010

City receives biggest sales tax check ever at $32M


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Scott Cooper
The August check, which represents receipts collected mainly in the month of July, amounts to $31,992,317.78.
 
Tuesday, August 10, 2010

Group will not appeal city decision on SandRidge development


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Scott Cooper
Preservation Oklahoma will not appeal a ruling by the Oklahoma City Board of Adjustment allowing SandRidge Energy to demolish five buildings in downtown OKC.
 
Friday, August 6, 2010
 
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