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Info on informants

A lawsuit connected to the Murrah building bombing suggests that FBI informants include a number of journalists nationwide.


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Jerry Bohnen
If Salt Lake City attorney Jesse Trentadue is right, there are journalists around the country who also happen to be informants for the FBI.
 
Wednesday, October 31, 2012

School shakeup

An OKC school principal resigns amid allegations that he rigged student grades and attendance.


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Jerry Bohnen
Embattled Douglass Mid-High School Principal Brian Staples resigned last week in the wake of a an Oklahoma City Public Schools investigation into allegations of grade-tampering and other misconduct.
 
Tuesday, October 30, 2012

The principal's office

The Douglass High School principal is placed on administrative leave pending an investigation on charges of grade-tampering.


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Jerry Bohnen
Amid accusations of grade-tampering and lying about student attendance records, Frederick A. Douglass Mid-High School Principal Brian Staples was placed on administrative leave yesterday, pending an investigation by the Oklahoma City Public Schools district.
 
Thursday, October 11, 2012

Back at school

Protesters greeted students at the first day of class of Douglass High School.


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Jerry Bohnen
Car horns blared from passing motorists, and the morning sun promised another scorching day as nearly a dozen protesters gathered Wednesday morning outside Frederick A. Douglass Mid-High School at 900 Martin Luther King on the first day of the new school year. The protesters — some of whom had been fired by the Oklahoma City Public Schools district — tried drawing attention to their allegations of grade-tampering by principal Brian Staples.
 
Thursday, August 2, 2012

Municipal money

More than 220 OKC employees earn more than $100,000 annually.


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Jerry Bohnen
Salaries on parade: It’s one of the more popular issues of Parade magazine, listing the salaries of people around the country.
 
Monday, July 2, 2012

To the letter

The OKC school district begins investigating charges of grade-tampering by a high school principal.


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Jerry Bohnen
The Oklahoma City school district has quietly begun investigating allegations of falsification of attendance records and grades leveled by former teachers, employees and students against the principal of Frederick A. Douglass Mid-High School. The disclosure came following the June 4 district board meeting in which a former teacher and an official of the Oklahoma City NAACP made second appearances bringing the allegations to the board’s attention.
 
Monday, June 18, 2012

All's Wells that ends well

Tales of Wells Fargo TV star Dale Robertson bid goodbye to his Yukon home and Hollywood memorabilia in a recent auction.


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Jerry Bohnen
Friends say the only reason Dale Robertson continued acting in Hollywood was to get back to Oklahoma and raise horses on the Haymaker Farms ranch he built north of Yukon.
 
Wednesday, May 30, 2012
 
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