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Capitol summit to discuss women's incarceration, health and leadership


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Emily Jerman
In the beginning of her poem "A Life Worth Living," state resident Barbara Saunders writes of women forging such an existence in the midst of a risk-laced environment: prison " which she experienced f...
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008

American Indian organization calls for Land Run re-enactment ban


News

Emily Jerman
On the anniversary of the Land Run of 1889, representatives of an American Indian organization are asking the state to ban re-enactments of the event in public schools. S.P.I.R.I.T., or Society to Pr...
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2008

D.A. investigation into Porter reveals thought process of school board members


News

Emily Jerman
According to board member Gail Vines in Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater's investigation report, former Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent John Q. Porter tried to create positio...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Child advocacy group looks to future as it celebrates 20th anniversary


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Emily Jerman
On this first day of "Child Abuse Awareness Month," an Oklahoma County advocacy program is celebrating 20 years of providing volunteer advocates to speak to judges on behalf of metro children, to re...
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Springtime ripe for viewing planets


News

Emily Jerman
Using a downloadable astronomy tool named SkyGlobe, Bill Wilburn " who helps man Science Museum Oklahoma's planetarium shows in his off time " can keep tabs on the heavens above from his office or hom...
 
Thursday, March 27, 2008

Media ethics to be explored at two-day UCO seminar


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Emily Jerman
When University of Oklahoma journalism professor and grad studies director David Craig tells new acquaintances his area of specialty " ethics in the media " he gets a common response: laughter. Peopl...
 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

D.A. clears former superintendent of criminal allegations


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Emily Jerman
Former Oklahoma City Superintendent John Q. Porter came out clean in an investigation into allegations of potentially criminal misconduct made against him earlier this year, per a report released toda...
 
Friday, March 7, 2008

Sequoyah's name pops up everywhere except the Hall of Fame


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Emily Jerman
More than 100 years ago, the Oklahoma and Indian territories made efforts to enter the United States as separate states. Those championing the cause for the Indian territory "“ what is now eastern Okla...
 
Thursday, March 6, 2008

Festival explores life, music of Beethoven


Music

Emily Jerman
After beginning research into Classical/Romantic composer Ludwig van Beethoven's letters " and those written about him " six months ago, Katie Davis came to a startling realization. "I feel like I kn...
 
Thursday, February 21, 2008

Delaying sex gives teen opportunity to succeed, claims abstinence administrator


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Emily Jerman
The message rang loud and clear from the Pauls Valley church: Teens, abstain from sex. Bethlehem Baptist Church's Rev. Michael Eaton's words during the recent "youth Sunday" sermon echo a stand Okla...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

Former Westminster teacher aiding education of West African village


News

Emily Jerman
Alice Azumi Iddi-Gubbels " a native of northeastern Ghana, but more recently a teacher at Westminster School in Oklahoma City " has established Pambe Ghana, a new nonprofit charged with changing educa...
 
Thursday, February 7, 2008

Preservation organization to announce state's endangered sites


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Emily Jerman
Preservation Oklahoma will announce its annual list of the state's "most-endangered historic places" Thursday night at the Gaylord-Pickens Oklahoma Heritage Museum. Featuring 12 sites nominated by th...
 
Wednesday, January 30, 2008

Porter, Hudson resign their positions


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Emily Jerman
Former Superintendent John Q. Porter and Oklahoma City Public Schools board Chairman Cliff Hudson both resigned today as part of a settlement agreement approved during a 4 p.m. special meeting.  ...
 
Thursday, January 24, 2008

KGOU celebrates quarter century as NPR source station


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Emily Jerman
An open house 6 p.m. Friday and staff and volunteer reunion 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Saturday in KGOU's new campus studio in Copeland Hall will celebrate the public radio station's first 25 years. Before go...
 
Thursday, January 17, 2008

Report: Council member questioned bid process in Porter's former district


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Emily Jerman
Lack of competitive bidding over reading program software was questioned in suspended Superintendent John Q. Porter's former school system while he was there, according to a Washington Post report. F...
 
Thursday, January 10, 2008
 
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