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Primary prepping

With recent visits from Newt Gingrich and Ron Paul, all the GOP presidential hopefuls have visited the Sooner State.


News

Clifton Adcock
The two Republican presidential candidates who had yet to come to the state finally made their way to Oklahoma, in preparation for the primary Tuesday.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Leap into action

Happy leap year! For 13 potential things to do off the beaten path with this extra day, read on.


Features

Phil Bacharach, Rod Lott, Tricia Dameron, Clifton Adcock
Every four years, February earns an extra day on the calendar due to the moon cycles or black magic or something — we’re not sure. But we do know this gives you 24 extra hours to get out and do something different in this great state of ours.
 
Wednesday, February 29, 2012

Stunning discrepancy

OKC police dispute an Amnesty International report that the department leads the nation in stun-gun deaths.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Police Department is taking issue with a recent report by Amnesty International listing the force as having the highest number of Taser-related deaths among U.S. law enforcement agencies.
 
Monday, March 5, 2012

Fade out

A Senate bill phases out incentives that lure filmmakers to the state.


News

Clifton Adcock
A plan to pay for income tax cuts by doing away with several tax credits and incentives is facing some push back from a group that contends the measure essentially would end moviemaking in Oklahoma.
 
Wednesday, March 7, 2012

Open books

The City Council passes symbolic support for increased transparency in campaign financing.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council passed a resolution March 6 supporting any effort by the Legislature or the state Ethics Commission requiring more disclosure in campaign financing.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Looking ahead

A temporary transformation of a city block seeks to make a lasting impression on residents and developers.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Urban Land Institute wants to make a tactical strike on blight by introducing a vision that, if only briefly, will put people in an interactive rendering of what could be.
 
Wednesday, March 14, 2012

Ledger report

Allegations of a ‘slush fund’ emerge when a state audit finds questionable accounting practices under the former state schools superintendent.


News

Clifton Adcock
A recently released investigative report by state Auditor and Inspector Gary Jones’ office accused the state Department of Education under former Superintendent Sandy Garrett of maintaining a secret “slush fund.”
 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012

Drip, drip, drip

The slow-going battle for water rights in southeast Oklahoma now heads to the federal court system.


News

Clifton Adcock

In the latest move over a fight about water, a lawsuit to determine water rights in southeast Oklahoma was removed from state court when the U.S. Department of Justice filed action March 12 to bring the case to federal court.

 
Wednesday, March 21, 2012
 
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