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OKG Newsletter

Topic: cox convention center

Circuit court

Teen engineers-in-training test their robotbuilding skills on the hardwood for hoops.


Charles Martin
With NCAA’s March Madness reaching a fever pitch, there’s another chance to witness displays of nerves of steel and laser-accurate shooting. From Thursday to Saturday, Cox Convention Center will host the Oklahoma Regional FIRST Robotics Competition. This year’s theme is “Rebound Rumble.”
Wednesday, March 28, 2012

Unconventional concerns

Questions arise from a three-year-old study outlining the need for a MAPS 3 convention center.


Clifton Adcock
A 2009 study on whether Oklahoma City needed a new convention center found that the city’s current facility was too small to compete for a number of events. But size isn’t everything. Another key issue hindering occupancy at the Cox Convention Center, according to the study, is the way in which it is managed.
Wednesday, December 5, 2012

Conventional wisdom

Plans for the MAPS 3 convention center stall pending a decision on where to locate an accompanying hotel.


Tim Farley
Progress on downtown Oklahoma City’s MAPS 3-funded convention center has stalled pending a decision on the location of a convention center hotel.
Wednesday, April 3, 2013

Skirting the law?


Gazette staff
The May 25 arrest of an Oklahoman newspaper reporter for taking inappropriate photos proved irresistible for British tabloids. Screamed one wordy headline in The Daily Mail: “Oklahoma newspaper reporter arrested for ‘taking up-skirt pictures of teen girls’ at emotional graduation for students from tornado-ravaged Moore.”
Tuesday, June 4, 2013

Be reasonable

Freethinkers across the state will gather Saturday for a unique convention that touts science and reason.


Greg Horton
Oklahoma FreeOK Convention
9 a.m. Saturday
Cox Convention Center
1 Myriad Gardens
Wednesday, June 19, 2013