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American Indian Cultural Center and Museum's first building is complete


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Randall Turk
On a weekday last spring, the Oklahoma Legislature decided what would become of the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum. It authorized a $25 million bond package, ensuring the funding will no...
 
Thursday, October 23, 2008

State's wine industry sees possible salvation from lawmakers


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Randall Turk
Like bubbles rising through a glass of champagne, Oklahoma's fledgling wineries are taking several paths to achieve the same purpose " no matter how odd the environment for them. Owners and represent...
 
Thursday, September 4, 2008

State winemakers closer to wrangling distribution rights


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Randall Turk
Oklahoma winemakers are tantalizingly close to bringing the fruits of their labor to market. The tiny state wine industry has been struggling for years for the right to ship wine directly to:" retaile...
 
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Lawmakers aim to weed out smoking in all public places


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Randall Turk
The Legislature is considering another law that could produce the knockout blow to smoking in public places. For the estimated three out of four Oklahomans who do not smoke, it could be the second luc...
 
Thursday, March 13, 2008

Boren outlines remedies for broken political system in new book


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Randall Turk
University of Oklahoma President David Boren thinks the political system is still the country's best source of hope. But he also says it's long overdue for a makeover. In his new book, "A Letter to A...
 
Thursday, February 28, 2008

Funding issues could stall completion of American Indian museum


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Randall Turk
Since 2006, when construction began for the American Indian Cultural Center & Museum, progress has been slowed by the course of the Oklahoma River and the prospect of dammed-up state and federal f...
 
Thursday, February 14, 2008

NAFTA Superhighway' remains a controversial concept


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Randall Turk
Oklahoma forms the low-slung buckle on the proposed "NAFTA Superhighway," a vast interstate transportation and communications belt that would cut through America's midsection and connect Mexico with C...
 
Thursday, October 11, 2007

Advocates for new Norman library facing questions


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Randall Turk
Many Norman residents believe the city needs a new public library, but nobody knows:" what it will cost, " how it will be financed or " whether public money can be better spent elsewhere. Built in th...
 
Thursday, August 16, 2007

Couple claims state tax policy on hybrid cars unfair


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Randall Turk
Michael Givel and his wife, Rebecca Sherry, have found themselves ensnared in Oklahoma Tax Commission proceedings over a tax credit for their 2006 Toyota Prius. The OTC is relying on ...
 
Thursday, June 28, 2007

Quality-of-life issues resonate in Norman, Edmond mayoral races


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Randall Turk
Voters in Edmond and Norman recently elected mayors whose priorities place "quality-of-life" issues ahead of "growth at any cost." In a March 6 Norman primary, University of Oklahoma ...
 
Thursday, May 10, 2007
 
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