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OKG Newsletter


Topic: State

Workers under attack

GOP staging a full fiscal assault on the middle class


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
The start of the legislative session had some Democrats here hoping GOP overreach on cultural wedge issues might create voter backlash and fatigue this year that would hurt conservative political candidates in the future.
 
Wednesday, March 30, 2011

Mate this


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff
If there’s one thing we love, it’s Mates of State.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Sweeping down the plains

Oklahoma stands on the frontier of alternative energy as more global companies locate wind farms in the Sooner State.


News

Brendan Hoover
Late last year, Acciona Energy began construction on the Dempsey Ridge Wind Farm located in Roger Mills County, a 132 MW facility consisting of 66 2.0 MW wind turbines located over 10,888 rural acres.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Altered eats

Some commodity crops’ genetically altered counterparts are already pervasive. Will modified wheat still smell sweet?


Features

C.G. Niebank
For some, the phrase “genetically modified organism” might conjure up nightmarish visions of giant plants run amok, as portrayed in “Little Shop of Horrors,” while others embrace the label for efforts by seed and chemical companies to develop better seeds in order to improve food crop quality and yield worldwide.
 
Wednesday, April 20, 2011

Parks and recreation

Get to know Oklahoma, because it’s worth getting to know.


Commentary

Nathan Gunter
Enjoy this upcoming summer vacation, Oklahoma. It’s the last chance you’ll have to visit seven Oklahoma state parks that are set to close due to budget cuts.
 
Wednesday, May 4, 2011

‘Ghost’ hunter

Dan Aykroyd not included.


CFN

Gazette staff
CFN readers may remember state Rep. John Bennett, the Sallisaw Republican noted for authoring a failed bill that  would have allowed open carry of guns without a permit.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Château cash flow

Burgeoning local wineries target Oklahoma palates and score big with sweet and semisweet wines.


Food and Drink Features

Charles Martin
Wine shops and vineyards might be sprouting up all across the state, but Oklahoma remains a tricky place to make a living in the industry, as evidenced by the recent loss of Grape Ranch.
 
Wednesday, May 11, 2011

Students cover tax cuts

The word “irresponsible” to describe the pending income tax cut on Jan. 1, 2012, is probably an understatement.


Commentary

Kurt Hochenauer
Oklahoma college students should expect another increase in tuition costs this fall, in part, because the state Legislature will probably not stop what University of Oklahoma President David L. Boren has called an “irresponsible” tax cut.
 
Wednesday, May 18, 2011
 
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