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Blair niche project

Pastor labels pending policy ‘an attack on religious liberty,’ urges action against LGBT ‘rights.’


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Clifton Adcock
A measure adding sexual orientation to Oklahoma City’s nondiscrimination policy for city employees is being criticized by one Edmond preacher as “an attack on religious liberty.”
 
Friday, November 11, 2011

Settlement pending

Maps, millions and management comprise terms of Chesapeake’s legal settlement.


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Clifton Adcock
Chesapeake Energy has agreed to settle a lawsuit by shareholders over CEO Aubrey McClendon’s 2008 compensation package, which despite a huge drop in share prices that year, topped $112 million.
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Standing trial

A judge ruled state Rep. Randy Terrill and former Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich should be tried on bribery charges.


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Clifton Adcock
A judge ruled that there was enough evidence for state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, and former Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich to stand trial. The preliminary hearing that wrapped up Nov. 4 began Oct. 31 and ran through most of the week.
 
Wednesday, November 9, 2011

Trimmed TIF

Cost overruns and funding shortfalls have city planners looking for ways to save money on Project 180.


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A major downtown streetscape project is being reduced in scope because of revenue shortfalls in the funding plan and cost overruns, city officials said, dropping E.K. Gaylord Boulevard off the project list.
 
Monday, November 7, 2011

Trimmed TIF

Planners are looking for savings on Project 180.


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Clifton Adcock
A major downtown streetscape project is being reduced in scope because of revenue shortfalls in the funding plan and cost overruns, city officials said, dropping E.K. Gaylord Boulevard off the project list.
 
Friday, November 4, 2011

Spur of the moment

Plans for commuter rail could be complicated by a transfer in ownership.


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Clifton Adcock
Ownership of an Oklahoma City railroad spur critical to future commuter rail plans in the region is scheduled to be transferred from the state Department of Transportation to the Union Pacific Corp. at the end of November.
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Rally in the Hills

Don’t call it a protest, but residents stood their ground at Nichols Hills Drug.


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Clifton Adcock
Every lunch counter seat was taken as people ranging from the very young to very old shared stories and drank the sodas served by the clerks behind the counter. Cooks flipped the burgers on the grill, sending the smell of seasoning and cooking meat throughout the Oklahoma City store.
 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Delayed reaction

A measure to amend the city’s nondiscrimination policy will be revisited at the Nov. 15 council meeting.


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Clifton Adcock

The Oklahoma City Council will consider at its Nov. 15 meeting whether to add “sexual orientation” to the nondiscrimination policy for city employees, after the topic was tabled during its Oct. 25 meeting.

 
Wednesday, November 2, 2011

Rice steps aside

As state Sen. Andrew Rice resigns, Rep. Al McAffrey launches his Senate campaign.


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Clifton Adcock
First elected in 2006, state Sen. Andrew Rice, D-Oklahoma City (pictured), said he is resigning in January 2012 to support his wife. Dr. Apple Newman Rice, who practices medicine, had a career opportunity arise with a private health group in Nashville, Tenn., the legislator said.
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Vice control

OKC police hope to deter participation in the ‘world’s oldest profession.’


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Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council revised city code, allowing the Oklahoma City Police Department to impound vehicles used to facilitate prostitution.
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Mitt happens

Mitt Romney’s two OKC fundraising appearances brought cheers and jeers.


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Clifton Adcock
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney visited Oklahoma City Oct. 21 to hold a fundraiser for his bid for the presidency and headline a fundraiser for the state GOP.
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Creativity abounds at Nov. 1 forum in Norman

More than 30 speakers lined up to address innovation in everyday life.


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Is there really a bad time to be creative?
 
Wednesday, October 26, 2011

Mitt happens

Presidential hopeful Mitt Romney stumps in the Sooner State.


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Clifton Adcock
Republican Presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney visited Oklahoma City Friday to hold a fundraiser in his bid for the presidency and headline a fundraiser for the state GOP.
 
Friday, October 21, 2011

Shannon elected speaker-designate

The sixth-generation Oklahoman has served in the state legislature since 2006.


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The Oklahoma House Republican Caucus elected what will likely be the state’s first black speaker of the House at an Oct. 17 meeting at the state Capitol.
 
Friday, October 21, 2011

Occupational goals

Occupy OKC demands change for the greater good.


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Clifton Adcock
The 21-year Army veteran at first was unsure whether he wanted his name included in this story.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011
 
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