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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Ben

Candidate’s comments feed into state’s homophobic reputation


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Ben Felder
Oklahoma’s famous hospitality hasn’t always extended to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender community.
 
Thursday, June 12, 2014

The education factor

Oklahoma’s June 24 primary vote is especially important for the state superintendent of public instruction.


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Ben Felder
As Joy Hofmeister discussed her views on high-stakes testing and the need for more school funding, Joe Dorman sat several feet away and politely clapped.
 
Wednesday, June 18, 2014

Metro briefs: Bad voters?


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Ben Felder
Toby Keith, the country music star who often sings about America’s greatness, has been less than patriotic when comes to voting.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Going to pot

Sen. Connie Johnson views the marijuana legalization effort as good public policy, not as a campaign tactic.


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Ben Felder
Connie Johnson and Mary Jane make for a good match — politically speaking, that is.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Empty promises

Lobbyists and big money might contribute to the growing number of abandoned properties across the city.


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Ben Felder
Banks and realtors successfully convinced the state Legislature this year to halt Oklahoma City’s effort to control the growing number of abandoned properties.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Minority candidates show strength in primary


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Ben Felder
Sí se puede. That was the chant from inside La Oaxaqueña Bakery on Oklahoma City’s south side.
 
Wednesday, June 25, 2014

Primary school

There’s a lot to learn from last week’s primary races. Sophia and Dunnington advance to a runoff in the Democratic primary, educators rally around a new Republican candidate and minority candidates attempt to break new ground.


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Ben Felder
Jason Dunnington and Paula Sophia held watch parties at next-door establishments last week in the Plaza District, which was fitting — and convenient for reporters — as the two Democratic candidates would emerge from the House District 88 primary as the top vote-getters in a hotly contested race that will decide the next representative.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

School board welcomes new superintendent


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Ben Felder
At 12:01 a.m. on July 1, Robert Neu, the city’s new superintendent, received a text message that initially left him a little confused.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Stage Center material to be donated to artists


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Ben Felder
Stage Center is coming down, most likely this month. But some of the material from the downtown theater will be donated to local artists.
 
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

New OKC school superintendent embarks on transition plan


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Ben Felder
Robert Neu has a plan.
 
Monday, July 7, 2014
 
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