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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

State's largest newspaper announces cost-cutting measures


News

Rob Collins
As far as local news cycles go, the biggest announcement Sept. 3 was arguably the official, and largely anticipated, naming of the Oklahoma City Thunder. But, earlier in the afternoon, the state's lar...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

A Kindertransport kid found his way to Oklahoma


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Greg Horton
On Sept. 1, 1939, the last Kindertransport departed Nazi-occupied territory bound for England. From December 1938 to September 1939, an estimated 10,000 Jewish children " from infants to age 17 " were...
 
Thursday, September 11, 2008

Simple changes can help people go green, save money


News

Valerie Kramer Davis
Even though the leaves are changing to orange and it may feel cool, green is still hot. And with the change of season, there is a plethora of things you can do to help out Mother Earth and your wallet...
 
Thursday, September 25, 2008

The Classen becomes first complex on recycling pickup route


News

Jake Dalton
Directly south of Oklahoma City's landmark Gold Dome stands another eye-catching architectural wonder, extending 20 stories into the sky: The Classen Luxury Apartments. The Frank Lloyd Wright-inspir...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

State, OU form partnership on pedestrian walkways


News

Charles Martin
Ronnie Neal only saw a brief flash of the vehicle that nearly killed him last year. Neal was a deputy for the Oklahoma County Sheriff's Department, patrolling the streets on a motorcycle alongside his...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

American Indians fighting HIV/AIDS face two obstacles


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S.E. Ruckman
A silent war is being waged in Indian country. The enemy is a cunning disease robbing health and long life. In this fight, mothers, grandparents and teens are warriors who want to reduce current sta...
 
Thursday, October 2, 2008

OPUBCO eliminates 155 positions, 14 percent workforce cut


News

Rob Collins
Something was in the air Oct. 8 at The Oklahoman. Last month, the state's largest daily newspaper announced the company's 1,100-member workforce would be downsized in two stages: an initial phase of e...
 
Thursday, October 16, 2008

Congregation uses innovative nonprofit ministry to build new church


News

Greg Horton
Westside Christian Church, an Oklahoma City congregation, has teamed with an Enid nonprofit ministry to build a new facility by using an innovative construction partnership. Howard Faerber, Westside's...
 
Thursday, November 6, 2008

Bucking national trends, local organizations witness OKC youth volunteerism rise


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Jenny Coon Peterson
It isn't really all that surprising anymore to read that Oklahoma City has bucked a national trend, but here's a new one to add to the list: volunteering. YOUNG AND ACTIVE IN OKCCREATIVITY AND VIBRA...
 
Thursday, November 6, 2008

Organization provides urban space for artists to cross-pollinate, get creative


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Lea Terry
As an Oklahoma-based artist, Chad Mount sees the city's creative class growing stronger and more diverse. Now, he hopes Uptown United, a new performance venue he co-founded, will provide a platform fo...
 
Thursday, November 13, 2008
 
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