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OKG Newsletter


Topic: education

Wilson Elementary transitions from struggling inner-city to accomplished arts school


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Jenny Coon Peterson
On a recent Tuesday, a small crowd gathered to mark the groundbreaking of MAPS for Kids construction at Wilson Elementary, 2215 N. Walker. It was the culmination of years of work to turn the sch...
 
Thursday, March 5, 2009

Oklahoma City school board chair questions if a money problem exists


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Scott Cooper
The new chair of the Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education is still uncertain if a problem exists with the 2007 bond issue. "I really don't know if there is a problem," said board c...
 
Thursday, March 19, 2009

UCO hosts conference highlighting press


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James Lovett
The University of Central Oklahoma Mass Communication Department presents "The Press in Crisis"Reinventing America's News Business," a media conference and panel discussion, Wednesday and Thursd...
 
Tuesday, March 31, 2009

Sister has been constant OKC presence since 1973


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Greg Horton
When the subject is Midtown, the City Council can expect to have a habit-wearing nun sitting in the gallery. Even when she doesn't speak up, which is often, Sister Veronica Higgins attends the m...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Expo deals with the business end of game design


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Charles Martin
Having a hard time selling Mom on the idea that video games are a legitimate use of time? Want to show that the hours spent pouring attention over every detail in "Halo" or perfecting technique ...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Author, music critic visits to lead analytical media discussion


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Joe Wertz
Celebrated rock critic Chuck Klosterman will be in Norman next week to speak about his experiences working in the media and share his observations on pop culture. STUDENT-ONLY ...
 
Thursday, April 9, 2009

Tort reform takes a hit from Oklahoma lawmakers


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Scott Cooper
The tort reform movement took a step backwards April 22 as the state Senate voted down one law suit reform bill while passing another which will be tweaked. House Bill 1602 failed to get the ...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Algae can produce 30 times more energy than other potential biofuel crops


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Carol Cole-Frowe
Pond scum used to be an unsightly, nasty inconvenience. But lowly algae are now being touted by some as the crop that can completely replace the world's need for fossil fuel. The single-cell...
 
Thursday, April 23, 2009

Training seminar gives police officers information to recognize, thwart terrorism


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Brent Battle
Three days before last Christmas, police arrested Steven Jordal as he prepared to enter the Elephant Bar Restaurant in the Penn Square Mall parking lot. The Iraq War veteran had a bag concealing...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009

Environmental initiative brings together state agencies, private organizations


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Jenny Coon Peterson
A new Web site page through the Oklahoma chapter of The Nature Conservancy is linking environmental education opportunities throughout the state. The Conservation Education Initiative connects s...
 
Thursday, April 30, 2009
 
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