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OKG Newsletter


Topic: State

Wait for it ...

...and that was disappointing.


CFN

Gazette staff
Less than a year after St. Anthony’s mysterious “the wait is over” campaign, “5320” appeared in a bold, futuristic-style typeface on black billboards around the state.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Ethics-schmethics

This doesn't bode well for the contents.


CFN

Gazette staff
Much like the oft-used “the dog ate my homework” excuse from grade school, the line “the lobbyist ate my ethics report” is not acceptable.
 
Wednesday, February 23, 2011

Uncommonly revealing

Grenache, a ubiquitous grape most often used in blends, nudges its way onto state shelves and menus.


Food and Drink Features

Greg Horton
Depending on whom you believe, Grenache (Garnacha in Spain) is either the first, second or fourth most common grape in the world. The grape is relatively easy to grow and is one of the most frequently blended grapes in the world.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Can it happen here?

Oklahoma could be poised for a fight over unions.


Commentary

Jason Reese
Over the past few weeks, we have seen unrest spread throughout the Midwest. From Ohio to Wisconsin, public employees are taking to the street to protest much-delayed belt-tightening in those cash-strapped states. As we watch these events unfold, one cannot help but wonder if the Sooner State could experience the same.
 
Wednesday, March 2, 2011

Pass the pitcher

Play the CFN Oklahoma Legislature drinking game!


CFN

Gazette staff
Those looking to get their drink on by heading over to the corner Stop and Rob convenience store for their favorite poison may have to wait a little longer.
 
Wednesday, March 9, 2011

'We don't eat puppies'


Letters to the Editor

Brian Crain
State Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, doesn’t like Senate Bill 1712, last year’s legislation crafted to lessen the inhumane conditions found at “puppy mills” in our state. In fact, he dislikes it so much that he has introduced SB 15, which would repeal SB 1712.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

Art suspension

A law requiring state construction projects to include visual art could be suspended if new legislation passes.


News

Clifton Adcock
A bill that would temporarily suspend a law requiring state construction projects to include visual art passed the House March 9 by a vote of 61-26 and will now be considered by the Senate.
 
Wednesday, March 16, 2011

The future of music to be discussed in music industry panel

Veteran industry figures will speak


Music

Rod Lott
For the details on the state of Oklahoma’s local music scene both present and future, attend “Oklahoma Music Business 101” from 1 to 5 p.m. Saturday at The Blue Door, 2805 N. McKinley.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Best of fests

Festival season has sprung up again, and the metro is brimming with options to witness the diversity of Oklahoma’s entertainment culture.


Features

Charles Martin
As the winter chill thaws and Oklahomans get restless for outdoor fun, festivals spring up all across the state, drawing art aficionados, history buffs, food connoisseurs and gearheads.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011

Play nice, y’all!

It's getting red-hot in here.


CFN

Gazette staff
It seems the simmering ideological tension among state House Republicans experienced a bit of a boil-over last week.
 
Wednesday, March 23, 2011
 
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