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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Farley

Standing up for hope

Sooner Stand Down helps homeless veterans with everything, including backpacks, healthcare, sobriety and life skills.


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Tim Farley
Air Force veteran Rickey Bell doesn’t blame anyone except himself for being homeless and without a full-time job.
 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Popularity contest

In the race toward election day, mayoral candidates trumpet their endorsements. But how important are they, really?


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City mayoral candidates already have received major endorsements from public safety unions and neighborhood groups, but those alliances may not be as significant as years past, according to a group of independent political consultants.
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Fire department gets 'cost-of-living' adjustment

Fire dept. gets raise, health benefit approval


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City firefighters received a wage increase and increased health benefits as part of a union agreement approved by the city council Tuesday.
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Take a hike?

Proposed bus fare increases would hit hard those who most need public transportation.


News

Tim Farley
Proposed fare increases for Oklahoma City’s mass transit service prompted Kimberly Mitchell to take action.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

No raises?

Pay increase decision put off until December.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch and two other high-level administrators will have to wait until mid-December to know if they’ll receive annual salary increases.
 
Wednesday, November 6, 2013

No raises?

Pay increase decision put off until December.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Manager Jim Couch and two other high-level administrators will have to wait until mid- December to know if they’ll receive annual salary increases.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Shelter battle

Lawsuit claims conflict of interest, Take Shelter Oklahoma wants state Attorney General removed from a storm shelter petition drive.


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Tim Farley
Thousands of dollars in campaign contributions from leading business executives could force Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to disqualify himself from a legal battle involving a statewide storm shelter petition drive.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Banned?

City council member wants e-cigarettes banned.


News

Tim Farley
Although e-cigarettes are promoted as a way to stop a bad habit, Oklahoma City Ward 4 Councilman Pete White wants them banned.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Not in my backyard

Community takes up fight against new Salvation Army location on the corner of 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.


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Tim Farley
The Salvation Army’s march to the NW 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue area has drawn protests from neighbors, but the relocation plans are moving forward.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Failing forethought

The A-F school grading system also shows which schools might need the most resources — internal and external — to succeed.


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Tim Farley
Hunger, poor living conditions and an unstable family life impact a child’s ability to learn more than classroom teaching, studies from education experts show.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013
 
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