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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Child advocacy group looks to future as it celebrates 20th anniversary


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Emily Jerman
On this first day of "Child Abuse Awareness Month," an Oklahoma County advocacy program is celebrating 20 years of providing volunteer advocates to speak to judges on behalf of metro children, to re...
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2008

Local nonprofits face more challenges as economy slows


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Lea Terry
Oklahoma ranks second in the nation in generosity, according to a six-year study conducted by NewTithing Group, a philanthropic research organization, which released the figures in 2006. The state's...
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Assumptions about Islam violence to be addressed at conference


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Greg Horton
The Institute of Interfaith Dialog and Wimberly School of Religion at Oklahoma City University are sponsoring "Denouncing Violence in the Name of God: The Case of Islam," an all-day conference Saturda...
 
Thursday, April 3, 2008

Responsible land use, urban development are subjects of new organization


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Lea Terry
After decades of "suburban sprawl," Oklahoma City is seeing renewed interest in urban development. But this urban growth brings up land use and development issues, subjects some in the industry say ar...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Big Read' seeking book lovers for discussion


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Joanna Rus
As part of "The Big Read," a nationwide program that encourages literary reading among adults, the Pioneer Library System will host "Trends in Contemporary Chicano/a Literature with Armando Celayo" " ...
 
Thursday, April 10, 2008

Auto dealership participates in breast-cancer charity


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Rod Lott
Test-driving a car is great, because it allows potential purchasers to try before they buy. And test-driving a BMW on Tuesday is greater, because it also benefits the fight against breast cancer. For...
 
Thursday, April 24, 2008

Holocaust survivor to speak at public remembrance


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Greg Horton
Eliezer Ayalon is the only member of his family to have survived the Holocaust. Because he had a work permit when the Nazis liquidated the Radom, Poland, ghetto in 1942, he was not sent to die in Treb...
 
Thursday, May 1, 2008

Is the Oklahoma City Animal Shelter's goal to switch to being a 'no-kill' by 2010 possible?


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Emily Jerman
The Oklahoma City Animal Shelter says it wants to be a no-kill facility by 2010.  "It's great for us to go no-kill," Unit Operations Supervisor Jon Gary said, standing nearby. "But we're not goi...
 
Thursday, May 15, 2008

American Indian museum secures $25 million more


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Emily Jerman
Progress on an American Indian museum in Oklahoma City has gained momentum with an additional $25 million in funding, part of a much larger state bond package agreement reached late last week. &nbs...
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2008

Christians United for Israel founder heads to OKC


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Greg Horton
John Hagee, the senior pastor of Cornerstone Church in San Antonio, Texas, and founder of Christians United for Israel, will be in Oklahoma City on June 29 as the keynote speaker in a CUFI event, "Nig...
 
Thursday, June 5, 2008
 
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