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OKG Newsletter

Topic: ward 2

Challengers in Oklahoma City Council races discuss online photos

Photos in revealing poses, of Confederate flags


Clifton Adcock
Candidates for the four City Council seats up for grabs are entering the final round of campaigning prior to the March 1 primary election.
Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Money wins

Candidates raising the most money either won the Oklahoma City Council primary or made the runoff.


Clifton Adcock
In the three City Council races decided March 1, winning candidates far outspent their competitors and were partially funded by the same donors, records show.
Tuesday, March 29, 2011

'Mo' money

A group running candidate attack ads is receiving indirect funding from the OKC Chamber.


Clifton Adcock
A group conducting an aggressive campaign, spending more than $400,000 in favor of certain City Council candidates and against others, is being funded by members of an economic development group founded by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.
Monday, March 28, 2011

Shadid’s surge

Ed Shadid defeats Charlie Swinton in OKC’s Ward 2 runoff election


Clifton Adcock
Oklahoma City spinal surgeon Ed Shadid came out on top in Tuesday’s Ward 2 Oklahoma City Council runoff election.
Wednesday, April 6, 2011

CFN Quote of the Week


Gazette staff
“It’s just people celebrating life and accepting everyone for who they are, accepting our diversity. That’s indicative of a ‘big-league city’— to celebrate our diversity that everyone is accepted here, everyone is protected here. It is a human rights issue.
Wednesday, June 29, 2011

Overcoming Momentum’s legacy


Doug Loudenback
The Committee for Oklahoma City Momentum, a recently formed nonprofit organization, spent $486,041 to support and oppose candidates during the recent Oklahoma City Council elections in Wards 2, 5, 6 and 8.
Wednesday, July 6, 2011

Ambulance alert

Debate over EMSA’s future heats up at City Council.


Clifton Adcock
The debate about whether the city should switch its ambulance service from Emergency Medical Services Authority to the fire department is heating up.
Friday, August 19, 2011

Sprawled out

When bigger isn’t better: City officials consider sprawl’s burden on municipal functions.


Clifton Adcock
Urban sprawl is one of the biggest challenges facing Oklahoma City, Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid said at a Sept. 6 community meeting held on the issue.
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Park after dark

Recent incidents test the calm between Oklahoma City police and Occupy OKC.


Clifton Adcock
Unlike the arrests and pepper sprayings that have characterized the Occupy Wall Street movement elsewhere, the relationship between Oklahoma City police and local protesters has not been confrontational.
Wednesday, December 7, 2011