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OKG Newsletter


Topic: City

Firefight


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City firefighter’s union has yet to ratify a contract with the Oklahoma City Council for this fiscal year, but an agreement may be in reach.
 
Wednesday, January 12, 2011

Laugh tracks

One-upsmanship abounds for two local comics releasing albums


Performing Arts

Joshua Boydston
With a comedy market as small as Oklahoma City, you can bet there will be a little friendly competition between the area’s standup comics. Two of them — BradChad Porter and Leah Kayajanian — are in the midst of their very own.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Poll position

OKC residents give Mayor Mick Cornett a strong approval rating in an exclusive poll


News

Clifton Adcock

A recent poll shows a majority of Oklahoma City registered voters surveyed approve of Mayor Mick Cornett’s job performance. A majority of those polled had no opinion on the job performances of City Manager Jim Couch or their respective councilperson, although a majority approved of the job performance of the Oklahoma City Council as a whole.

 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

‘Radical’ retooling

The Oklahoma City Council and Oklahoma City Public Schools embrace bold measures to improve the school district


News

Clifton Adcock
On a cold January night in a crowded conference room on the third floor of the Oklahoma History Center, a radical plan intended to fundamentally change Oklahoma City Public Schools was unveiled to city leaders.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Point: Revise outmoded liquor laws

The business community in Oklahoma City believes the time has come to review laws


Commentary

Roy Williams
The year 1907 was pretty important for our state. It was the year the territorial period ended, and Oklahoma was established as the 46th state. It was also when the state’s laws concerning the sale of alcohol were written into the Oklahoma Constitution.
 
Tuesday, January 18, 2011

Man cave?

Homeownership in the metro skews slightly toward males


Features

Gazette staff
Who is the typical homeowner in Oklahoma City? According to a recent survey conducted by The Media Audit, it’s probably a male ... but just barely.
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

The Go! Team

Photographer Benjy Russell is among the 36 artists showing at City Arts Center’s 'Café City Arts.'


Visual Arts

Courtney Silva
On Friday, go! To “Cafe Go,” that is — City Arts Center’s 18th annual installment of “Cafe City Arts,” which allows the gallery to offer free admission to its year-round exhibits.
 
Tuesday, January 25, 2011

Positive perceptions

Residents are generally pleased with the direction Oklahoma City is taking


News

Clifton Adcock
An overwhelming majority of Oklahoma City’s likely voters believe the municipality is on the right track and has done a good job handling the MAPS funds, according to a recent poll.
 
Wednesday, January 26, 2011

Just looking

What does a OKC homeowner actually look like?


Features

Gazette staff
What does the typical homeowner in Oklahoma City look like, literally? According to a recent survey conducted by The Media Audit, whites comprise 79.8 percent of all homeowners among adults age 18 and older in town.
 
Wednesday, February 2, 2011
 
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