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Water wait

A task force hopes to resolve a legal battle over water rights pitting two American Indian tribes against city and state officials.


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Mary Fallin, water, water rights, Chickasaw Nation, Choctaw Nation, Sardis, OKC, Oklahoma legislature, politics, Aubrey McClendon, Oklahoma City
 
Wednesday, May 16, 2012

Under pressure

Allegations mount against Chesapeake Energy CEO Aubrey McClendon as investors watch the stock price plummet.


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It’s fair to say that the past few weeks have not been kind to Chesapeake Energy co-founder, board chairman and CEO Aubrey McClendon.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Redundant or relevant?

Consultants review Core to Shore in the context of MAPS 3, while a city councilman questions the study.


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Oklahoma City Council last week approved a review of the six-year-old Core to Shore plan to develop the area between downtown and the Oklahoma River.
 
Wednesday, May 9, 2012

Water war

Stakes are big in the battle over water rights.


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The rain came down so hard, it resembled waves crashing outside the floor-to-ceiling windows on the third floor of the Oklahoma City University Meinders School of Business building.
 
Wednesday, May 2, 2012

Supply and demand

No longer a shady practice, ticket scalping got the A-OK from City Council.


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The Oklahoma City Council voted unanimously last week to repeal a 30-year-old ordinance capping the amount one can legally charge for an event ticket, while also creating a ticket-scalper buffer zone around Chesapeake Energy Arena.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

Fame, Sweet fame

Does this OKC woman have time to be a worldwide Internet sensation?


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Sometimes people find fame, sometimes fame finds people — and sometimes the stars just happen to align where the two find each other.
 
Wednesday, April 25, 2012

A reluctant partnership?

Two low-performing OKC public schools are among seven statewide that will receive special intervention.


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As the pieces in state Superintendent Janet Barresi’s school reform mechanism begin moving, leaders of low-performing schools are expressing some trepidation over what they see as an uncertain future for their schools.
 
Wednesday, April 18, 2012

Takeover trouble

The city’s request for operators of the MAPS 3 senior wellness centers has generated little interest.


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Although the Oklahoma City Council has approved plans laying out two MAPS 3 projects, council members expressed concern that one of the projects has drawn little interest from operators that eventually will be needed.
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Walk this way

In the midst of a recall campaign, Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker will share his message with a friendly OKC audience.


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Clifton Adcock
Embattled Wisconsin Gov. Scott Walker is scheduled to visit Oklahoma City this evening, and some in organized labor are planning to roll out their own welcome wagon.
 
Wednesday, April 11, 2012

Audit now, money later

Fallin, state lawmakers say a bond issue for the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum is contingent on an audit.


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State Senators today announced that an agreement had been reached with Gov. Mary Fallin and legislative leaders that an audit must be conducted of the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum.
 
Thursday, April 5, 2012

War of the womb

A legal tug-of-war proceeds as the legislative and judicial branches consider abortion rights.


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The battle over abortion rights has hit a fever pitch in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Chipping in

OKC leaders contribute $9 million toward the partially constructed American Indian Cultural Center & Museum.


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The Oklahoma City Council pledged to chip in the remaining $9 million required to get matching state funds for the completion of the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum.
 
Wednesday, April 4, 2012

‘Collateral’ soldier

An initial responder to the controversial New Baghdad helicopter assault shares his experience in an OKC appearance.


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Wednesday, April 4, 2012

Artful move

City Arts Center announces move from fairgrounds for Automobile Alley


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The Kirkpatrick Family Fund and City Arts Center announced today that the arts center, currently housed at the Oklahoma State Fair Park, will move east to Automobile Alley near downtown.
 
Friday, March 30, 2012

Take me to the river

OKC’s rising tide lifts the future for the Boathouse District.


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Mike Knopp was sorting through some old photos when he found one of himself standing in a sandy ditch and looking 10 years younger.

 
Wednesday, March 28, 2012
 
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