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OKG Newsletter


Topic: city

Streakin'

Despite the name, Midnight Streak runners will remain fully clothed (sorry, voyeurs) and take off before the witching hour.

 
Wednesday, August 10, 2011

Puzzling proclamations from public figures


Letters to the Editor

Travis Ray Nance
“As the Government of the United States of America is not, in any sense, founded on the Christian religion …” —The first phrase of the Treaty of Tripoli, as submitted by President John Adams, ratified unanimously by the U.S. Senate in 1797.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Water work

As 2012 approaches, the Oklahoma River fills with Olympic and Paralympic hopefuls preparing to make a splash in London.


Sports

Charles Martin
For more than 40 world-class athletes, the road to the 2012 Summer Olympics and Paralympics Games in London runs directly through downtown Oklahoma City. There, the National High Performance Center has made the Oklahoma River a prime spot for athletes to prepare to take on the world.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

‘One-stop shop’

WestTown Resource Center aims to provide the homeless and low-income population with a new model of social service.


News

Brendan Hoover
Extreme weather is just one of many obstacles facing most of the local homeless population. Others include crushing poverty, substance abuse, mental health issues, unemployment, legal issues, domestic violence, chronic medical conditions and more.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

For Pete’s sake

Councilman Pete White floated the idea of 10 City Council wards, but an eight-ward plan will go before council.


News

Clifton Adcock
Although the current Oklahoma City Council redistricting proposal consists of the traditional eight council wards, one council member is proposing adding two wards to the map.
 
Wednesday, August 17, 2011

Rugby this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
So what if the Oklahoma City Crusaders fell a little short in last year’s semifinals? The rugby team promises to bring home the championship trophy this year, and they could probably beat us up, so who are we to argue?
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

‘In the shadows’

After receiving last-minute advice, the Oklahoma Ethics Commission denied giving an interpretation on municipal elections.


News

Clifton Adcock
A request by Oklahoma Gazette to the Oklahoma Ethics Commission for an interpretation on rules and laws governing municipal elections was denied during the commission’s Aug. 19 meeting.
 
Wednesday, August 24, 2011

Tall tales

The Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival includes workshops to help attendees craft their own well-told tales.


Performing Arts

Carmen Forman
Saturday-Monday
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

Midtown mayhem

Inspectors shuttered a new night food market just as it started. Witnesses say there were mistakes on both sides.


News

Clifton Adcock
Several government agencies and vendors are grilling each other over the closure of some mobile food vendors at an outdoor event in Midtown on Aug. 26.
 
Wednesday, September 7, 2011

String this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
The Oklahoma City Philharmonic kicks off a brand-new season with Grammy-winning violinist James Ehnes.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011
 
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