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Topic: clifton adcock

Sprawled out

When bigger isn’t better: City officials consider sprawl’s burden on municipal functions.


News

Clifton Adcock
Urban sprawl is one of the biggest challenges facing Oklahoma City, Ward 2 City Councilman Ed Shadid said at a Sept. 6 community meeting held on the issue.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Alley oops


Letters to the Editor

John W. Hilmes
Let me see if I understand this (News, Clifton Adcock, “Walk the line,” Aug. 31, Gazette): MAPS 3 park subcommittee member Michelle Martin-Coyne, the wife of The Flaming Lips’ Wayne Coyne, wants to walk from Flaming Lips Alley to the proposed (Mick Cornett/ Larry Nichols park) Core to Shore park and the new convention center is in her way?
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Application denied

The OKC Planning Commission told AT&T that cellphone towers and neighborhoods do not mix.


News

Clifton Adcock
Three requests to place cellphone towers near residential areas were rejected by the Oklahoma City Planning Commission at its Sept. 8 meeting, and the requests inspired commissioners to ask city staff to look into the possibility of putting a moratorium on new towers in the city.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

Chicken fight

Lesser prairie chicken populations are dwindling, but some fear an ‘endangered’ designation might stress the economy.


News

Clifton Adcock
A group of energy company officials, agricultural organizations and state officials, along with the director for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, sat down Sept. 8 to talk not so much turkey, but chicken — lesser prairie chicken, to be exact.
 
Wednesday, September 14, 2011

‘Sea change’

The Oklahoman and OPUBCO share conservative values with its new skipper, Colorado billionaire Philip Anschutz.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoman and its parent company, OPUBCO, is to be sold in early October, after more than a century of ownership by the Gaylord family, the paper announced Sept. 15.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

Back to the future

An Art Deco train depot will serve as ‘Grand Central Station’ for the metro’s awaited intermodal transit system.


News

Clifton Adcock
The Oklahoma City Council voted at its Sept. 13 meeting to accept a plan that places the future intermodal transportation hub at the Santa Fe Depot, 100 S. E.K. Gaylord Blvd.
 
Wednesday, September 21, 2011

United we stand

Do you play well with others? A new organization wants to nurture economic security through the proliferation of the cooperative business model.


News

Clifton Adcock
Advocates of cooperatively run businesses are looking to increase their number in the state by holding several meetings to inform others on the concept and how to get started.
 
Tuesday, September 20, 2011

‘Counterstrike’

A book co-written by an OKC native explores how the intelligence community has changed since 9/11.


News

Clifton Adcock
In the years since the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, the United States’ intelligence, investigative and military communities have evolved in a number of ways, according to a new book by New York Times reporters Thom Shanker and Eric Schmitt.
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

What the cluck?


Letters to the Editor

Dale Wares
Regarding Clifton Adcock’s News story “Chicken fight” about lesser prairie chickens in the Sept. 14 Oklahoma Gazette:
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011

SOLD!

The changing face of The Oklahoman


News

Clifton Adcock
A simple headline appeared the morning of Sept. 15 on the NewsOK website. The four words confirmed what some in the journalism world had been whispering about since June: “OPUBCO to be sold.”
 
Wednesday, September 28, 2011
 
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