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OKG Newsletter

Topic: act

Remembering segregation

Letters to the Editor

Wanda Jo Stapleton
I write with a heavy heart because on June 6, five men on the U. S. Supreme Court gutted the Voting Rights Act, thus erasing fundamental protections against racial discrimination in voting. What the court did takes me back in my mind to the dehumanizing days of segregation in Oklahoma.
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Rock it

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
With the album Stop the World, alternative-rock act Aranda is just getting started. The Oklahoma City duo plays at 7 p.m. Thursday at Diamond Ballroom, 8001 S. Eastern, opening for Chevy Metal, the 1970s classic-rock cover band led by Foo Fighter Taylor Hawkins. Tickets are $14. Call 677-9169 or visit diamondballroom.net.


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Aranda interview    

Wednesday, July 31, 2013

Contraception empowers women


Ryan Kiesel
Almost a century has passed since Margaret Sanger was arrested in Brooklyn. Her crime? Establishing a clinic dedicated to offering free contraceptives to women.
Tuesday, September 10, 2013

Uhhhh, might he be right this time?


Gazette staff
For all intents and purposes, sports are big (like, really big) businesses. Both collegiate and professional sports routinely rake in billions of dollars each year, yet, for whatever reason, these organizations were deemed untouchable — something the feds ought to keep their dirty little hands off of, no matter how high the dollar amounts.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

‘It’s a fairness issue’

A 9-year legal struggle involving LGBT rights might finally come to a conclusion


Greg Horton
Gay Phillips and Sue Barton have been a couple for 29 years. For the past nine, they’ve been fighting the state of Oklahoma to recognize their marriage. They joined a federal lawsuit filed by Tulsans Mary Bishop and Sharon Baldwin in 2004 after state voters passed a same-sex marriage ban.
Wednesday, September 18, 2013

Oh, they’re still here


Gazette staff
The Affordable Care Act isn’t causing a mass exodus of healthcare providers from individuals who already have independent coverage, Tulsa World recently reported.
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

The Best Films of 2013

Tuesday, December 31, 2013



Gazette staff
When you think of actors who could potentially play a rugged, iconic rock star like Gregg Allman, All-American Rejects frontman Tyson Ritter doesn’t scream “Eureka!”
Wednesday, January 22, 2014

Sister Act

OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Nuns get a bad rap. But if you’re a believer in divine cinema classic Sister Act, you know the convent can get down with the best of ’em. Celebrity Attractions brings the Broadway musical comedy, produced by Whoopi Goldberg herself, for eight celestial performances, beginning 7:30 p.m. Tuesday through May 25 at Civic Center Music Hall, 201 N. Walker Ave. Tickets are $20-$65. Call 297-2264 or visit okcciviccenter.com.

Tuesday, ongoing

Tuesday, May 13, 2014

VIDEO: Parents urge governor to sign reading team act


Ben Felder
Parents are urging Gov. Mary Fallin to sign a bill that would allow them to work with teachers to decide if a third-grader who struggles with reading should be promoted to the fourth grade.
Tuesday, May 20, 2014