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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Oklahoma

Hey! Do this

For the week of 2/9


Features

Gazette staff
Don't know what to do with your honey for Valentine's Day/week? Check it out here.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

D-I-V-O-R-C-E

Conditions are ripe for marital strife in Oklahoma, where divorce comes sweeping down the plains.


Features

Malena Lott
Love may be a many-splendored thing, but in Oklahoma, love often turns into a country song, à la Tammy Wynette’s 1968 No. 1 hit, “D-I-V-O-R-C-E.” Unfortunately for Oklahoma, as the decades roll by, the state can’t seem to get out of the top-five ranking for highest divorce rates in the U.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

On duty

Trekkies, rejoice!


CFN

Gazette staff
The Feb. 1 snowstorm presented perilous challenges and dangerous conditions for Oklahoma City residents, as ice- and snow-covered roadways made getting around almost impossible.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Discrimination contemplation

A recent study provides evidence of LGBT employment discrimination in Oklahoma.


News

Greg Horton
A new study from The Williams Institute, a think tank affiliated with University of California School of Law in Los Angeles, provides evidence of discrimination against LGBT people in Oklahoma. The study, titled “Employment Discrimination against Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual, and Transgender People in Oklahoma,” combines data from national surveys and state statistics.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

OKC Chamber CEO’S chronology is incorrect


Letters to the Editor

None
Williams is simply incorrect on his chronology. He stated current Oklahoma alcohol laws date to statehood 103 years ago. Oklahoma came to statehood absolutely prohibiting possession, sale, consumption, manufacture (and I think transportation) of alcohol: complete and total prohibition.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Quality control


Letters to the Editor

Brett Grimes
The idea that Texas liquor laws have a negative impact on selection and price in that state is an outright fallacy. Most major cities in Texas have robust selections in grocery and chain stores, and have thriving niche liquor stores with items the bigger stores rarely stock.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Counterpoint: Separation anxiety

The Constitution is under fire by the right-wing assault


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
The bills would also appear to directly violate Article 2, Section 5 of the Oklahoma Constitution, which states: “No public money or property shall ever be appropriated, applied, donated, or used, directly or indirectly, for the use, benefit, or...
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Point: Legislate morality

Expand school choice, outlaw killing innocent life


Commentary

Jason Reese
The church-state separation fetishists are at it again. Now the Oklahoma chapter of Americans United for Separation of Church and State are decrying efforts by the Oklahoma Legislature to teach creationism in public schools, create vouchers or other mechanisms for school choice and define the beginning of human life.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

You, robot

Science Museum Oklahoma guests can watch FIRST Robotics team members participate in a number of challenges.


Kids

Courtney Silva
FIRST Robotics — “FIRST” stands for “For Inspiration and Recognition of Science and Technology” — is an organization dedicated to inspiring young people to be engaged in the fields of science and technology.
 
Wednesday, February 9, 2011

Bite Size

Contestants chosen for contest


Bite Size

Carol Smaglinski
The Oklahoma Cattlewomen’s Association and the Made in Oklahoma Coalition have announced their choices for the Beef Cook-Off this Saturday in the Carriage Hall building at State Fair Park. The competition is part of the annual Oklahoma City Home & Garden Show.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011
 
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