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OKG Newsletter

Topic: Capitol Hill


The redistricting of Oklahoma City’s wards is under way.


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City is starting the process of redrawing its ward boundaries and will be holding a public meeting this month to discuss the plan.
Wednesday, August 3, 2011

Friday night frustration

OKC and Putnam City public schools want a different athletic classification to spur competitiveness on the football field.


Clifton Adcock
Alex Levescy knows about perseverance.
Tuesday, September 11, 2012

Is that a chart in your pocket?


Gazette staff
U.S. Sen. Tom Coburn, R-Muskogee, is to Capitol Hill charts what John Holmes was to porno movies: Both know how to make a big impression.
Wednesday, February 13, 2013

Frank gets clubbed


Gazette staff
The fiscally conservative Club for Growth is going RINO-hunting, and in its sights is “big government liberal” U.S. Rep. Frank Lucas, R-Cheyenne.
Tuesday, March 5, 2013

Bad taste

Letters to the Editor

Kate C. Arnold
I was excited to see your article covering the wonderful Variety Care nonprofit (Rachael Cervenka, “Capitol care,” March 20, Oklahoma Gazette). The work they are doing is truly needed, as Oklahoma is consistently among the 10 states with the highest teen pregnancy rates.
Wednesday, April 24, 2013

The I-word


Gazette staff
It’s been a rough few weeks for the Obama administration, what with a couple of scandals — some more legitimately scandalous than others — rocking the nation’s capital and consuming the 24/7 cable news cycle.
Wednesday, May 22, 2013

Payback politics?


Gazette staff
Who knew weather had, as Stephen Colbert might say, a well-known political bias? That seemed to be the case last week as the tornado that leveled Moore also reignited a long-running debate in Washington, D.C., over federal spending for emergencies. Republicans say Democrats dress up emergency spending bills with unneeded extras, while Dems counter that Repubs don’t want to spend money for victims of natural disasters.
Tuesday, May 28, 2013

Beacon on the hill

A longtime Capitol Hill newspaper closes after 109-year run.


Angela Botzer
Growing up in the newspaper publishing business, David Sellers had journalism and publishing in his blood. When he recently sold the newspaper originally purchased by his father, Eugene Sellers, in 1945, a lot of fond memories were packaged up in the two-story brick building on SW 25th Street.
Wednesday, March 26, 2014

Coney Island, baby

You don’t have to travel to Brooklyn to get to Coney Island.

Food and Drink Features

Doug Hill
Capitol Hill’s Coney Island wiener-in-a-bun shop has been serving them up red hot with chili, cheese and onions for generations.
Wednesday, May 28, 2014