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Mitt money

The Republican presidential front-runner visits OKC on Friday for two fundraising events.


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Clifton Adcock
Republican presidential candidate and former Massachusetts Gov. Mitt Romney is making a fundraising stop in Central Oklahoma to raise money for his campaign, as well as for the state GOP.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Water hogs

Who are the city’s biggest water users?


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Clifton Adcock
This year has been a hard one for Oklahoma City’s water supply.
 
Wednesday, October 19, 2011

Hold the Rice

State Sen. Andrew Rice announces resignation from the Oklahoma Legislature.


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Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma State Senator Andrew Rice, D-Oklahoma City, announced today that he will be resigning from office.
 
Tuesday, October 18, 2011

This one’s Occupied

Watch another video of protesters at Occupy OKC, now in its fifth day of formal protest.


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Clifton Adcock
After five days, the protesters at Occupy OKC still are occupying downtown’s Kerr Park, and plan to continue to indefinitely.
 
Friday, October 14, 2011

Doing a 180

The Myriad Botanical Gardens project takes a major step in redefining downtown OKC.


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Clifton Adcock
On Oct. 15, organizers are hoping to take a major step in redefining downtown Oklahoma City.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Charter connection

OKCPS entered a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit to make the downtown elementary a charter school.


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Clifton Adcock
In a move Oklahoma City Public Schools officials and downtown business leaders hope changes the landscape of public education in the city, the school district entered into a memorandum of understanding with a nonprofit group to make the planned MAPS For Kids downtown elementary a charter school.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Mobilizing the majority

A protest movement geared toward 99 percent of Americans gets started in OKC.


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Clifton Adcock
“Who’s the leader of this mob?” said one man, dressed in a button-up shirt and slacks.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

GOP candidate Childers wins Senate District 43 special election

Takes 60-percent vote in victory over Meador.


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Clifton Adcock
Republican candidate Greg Childers defeated his Democratic rival Tuesday night in a special election for Senate District 43.
 
Wednesday, October 12, 2011

Occupy OKC

Watch interviews with a pair of Occupy movement protesters in Oklahoma City.


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Clifton Adcock
Occupy OKC protesters set up camp in Kerr Park on Monday evening, beginning what they determined an indefinite occupation of the park.
 
Tuesday, October 11, 2011

Pounding the pavement

Everybody’s talkin’ about walkin’ at a transportation program.


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Clifton Adcock
City officials are scheduled to give a presentation regarding biking and walkability from noon to 1:30 p.m. Wednesday at the Oklahoma City Community Foundation, 1000 N. Broadway. Tickets are $10 for the Urban Land Institute Oklahoma’s event, “Moving Toward A Walking/Bike Friendly City.”
 
Monday, October 10, 2011

Downtown digs

More people want to live downtown, but they want to rent, not buy.


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Clifton Adcock
A study commissioned by the city and several downtown and development groups shows that residents have a strong interest in housing downtown.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Senate showdown

Republican Greg Childers and Democrat Kenneth Meador contend for the Senate District 43 seat.


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Clifton Adcock
Voters in Senate District 43 will cast their ballots Tuesday and send a new state senator to the Legislature.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Lockout lookout

How the NBA’s work stoppage could affect OKC’s baseline.


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Clifton Adcock
As the NBA and the National Basketball Player’s Association continue to negotiate a deal that would allow teams to play ball, concern is growing that the regular season may be affected by labor stoppage.
 
Wednesday, October 5, 2011

Controversial Keystone XL pipeline focus of public meeting

Canadian oil pipeline would pass through Sooner State.


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Clifton Adcock
The U.S. State Department is hosting a public meeting Friday to discuss the controversial Keystone XL, an oil pipeline that would bring Canadian crude oil to the United States for processing.
 
Thursday, September 29, 2011

Not horsing around

The city’s Animal Welfare Division is seeking a grant to help struggling equine owners.


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Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City’s Animal Welfare Division is working to get a grant from the American Society for the Prevention of Cruelty to Animals to help struggling horse owners with hay for their animals.
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
 
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