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Public school leaders say bond issue will boost education without raising taxes


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Emily Jerman
Continuing the momentum of MAPS for Kids was the message at an economic development lunch Wednesday where discussion of Oklahoma City's upcoming bond issue election formed the main course. Cliff Huds...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Oklahoma folklore now online, thanks to library project


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Emily Jerman
The Metropolitan Library System has made 2,500 songs, stories, interviews and more from its Oklahoma Folklore Collection available online this fall. The year-in-the-making effort is part of increa...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Area trails offer scenic venue for hikers


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Emily Jerman
As temperatures drop and leaves begin to change, the greater metro area offers surprises for hikers and nature-seekers alike. Amid a bevy of lake, refuge and state park offerings, here are four lesser...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

MAPS for Kids eyes North Highland renovation


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Emily Jerman
During a regular board meeting Monday, MAPS for Kids plans moved forward for an Oklahoma City elementary school awaiting improvements, while district officials voiced concern about changing demographi...
 
Wednesday, September 19, 2007

Betty Price reflects on Oklahoma Arts Council career


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Emily Jerman
Desiring more family time, Oklahoma Arts Council Executive Director Betty Price will retire Oct. 1. But the move hardly will mark the end of a lifetime involvement in the arts. "Life is serendipity "...
 
Thursday, September 13, 2007

Elementary schools set MAPS improvements meetings


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Emily Jerman
With a new school year under way, MAPS for Kids community meetings are picking up at area schools slated for improvements.   Three elementary schools will host the first of their meetings in t...
 
Tuesday, September 11, 2007

Linwood students shining, thanks to innovative education


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Emily Jerman
According to a new No Child Left Behind report, Linwood Elementary students exceeded NCLB's "annual yearly progress" benchmarks for the fifth year running, at the same time an increased number of stat...
 
Thursday, September 6, 2007

Capitol exhibit censored, says artist


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Emily Jerman
A University of Central Oklahoma art instructor has claimed some of his works on display in the state Capitol this summer were censored. Photographer Narciso Argüelles said two of his pieces (abov...
 
Thursday, August 30, 2007

OU houses several Galileo originals


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Emily Jerman
By 1632, Italian mathematician, physicist, astronomer and "father of science" Galileo Galilei wrote "Dialogue Concerning the Two Chief World Systems." Today, the scientist's own copy, with his gracef...
 
Thursday, August 23, 2007

OKC school officials confident as new academic year begins


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Emily Jerman
With Oklahoma City children returning to class today, district officials' message during a regular board meeting Monday night was one of preparation and confidence.   New Superintendent John Q....
 
Wednesday, August 22, 2007

Public schools to put $250M bonds to vote


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Emily Jerman
The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education approved putting nearly $250 million in bonds before voters this fall during its Monday night meeting. If passed, the effort " the 2007 Capital Ass...
 
Wednesday, August 8, 2007

Former Oklahoma football coach aiding public school tutoring program


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Emily Jerman
Tutoring programs for Oklahoma City children will benefit through this month's teaming up of a wireless provider and former University of Oklahoma football coach Barry Switzer. Through the en...
 
Friday, August 3, 2007

Mentally ill at risk of homelessness if untreated


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Emily Jerman
For Billy Semler, a self-described quiet man who spent 26 years as a respiratory therapist, the "hellishness" began four years ago. The one-time junior college football player and aerosp...
 
Thursday, July 26, 2007

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Thursday, July 26, 2007

Old Douglass High site may undergo historical preservation


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Emily Jerman
Today, the former Frederick Douglass High School building is overgrown with wildflowers, weeds and scrubby trees. A jumble of broken concrete marks the front entrance. But, having ser...
 
Thursday, July 12, 2007
 
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