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Topic: Tim

Not in my backyard

Community takes up fight against new Salvation Army location on the corner of 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue.


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Tim Farley
The Salvation Army’s march to the NW 10th Street and Pennsylvania Avenue area has drawn protests from neighbors, but the relocation plans are moving forward.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Failing forethought

The A-F school grading system also shows which schools might need the most resources — internal and external — to succeed.


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Tim Farley
Hunger, poor living conditions and an unstable family life impact a child’s ability to learn more than classroom teaching, studies from education experts show.
 
Tuesday, November 19, 2013

A modest proposal

Looking for love in the right place — one couple finds it through Oklahoma Gazette’s crossword puzzle page.


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Tim Farley
Lindsey Miller has worked every crossword puzzle published by Oklahoma Gazette for several years, but little did she know the Nov. 20 edition would include a special message designed just for her.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Fair trade

An Oklahoma City councilman wants to break eight wards into 10 in an effort to promote district parity both in service and across ethnic and racial lines.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Councilman Pete White isn’t giving up on a plan to increase the number of wards from eight to 10.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

It still hurts

Time can repair a lot of things, but learning how to live a different life after a major disaster is an ongoing process.


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Tim Farley
With the exception of time, life hasn’t changed much for Joy Waldroop during the last six months. She still hurts, agonizes and grieves. New bricks and mortar can’t replace her loss.
 
Wednesday, November 27, 2013

Crushed plans

Opponents of a recycling center’s proposed location aren’t giving up, despite a unanimous city council decision.


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Tim Farley
Upset over a recent Oklahoma City Council decision, several west OKC business executives haven’t given up their battle to prevent a regional recycling center from locating near them.
 
Wednesday, December 4, 2013

Urban education renewal

The University of Central Oklahoma offers a unique prep academy for teachers who want to teach in urban schools.


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Tim Farley
Teaching in an urban school district like Oklahoma City often is viewed as challenging or even a last resort for some, but first-year teacher Heather Berry says it’s “fun.”
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Moving on

Rick Cain helped re-introduce public transit to the metro area. He retires in February.


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Tim Farley
When Rick Cain took the reins as chief of the Central Oklahoma Transportation and Parking Authority (COTPA) 10 years ago, most Oklahoma City residents didn’t know public transit existed.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

Face value

It looks as though some land owners get monetary incentives to let things rot, according to those suffering from dropping property values.


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Tim Farley
Oklahoma City Council members took the first step toward cleaning up vacant and abandoned homes and buildings, but not without protests from a group of realtors.
 
Wednesday, December 11, 2013

What's to hide?

Nothing, says mayoral candidate Ed Shadid. But a battle looms to keep his divorce records private.


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Tim Farley
Disclosing sealed court records connected to Oklahoma City mayoral candidate Ed Shadid’s divorce in 2007 outweighs embarrassment or harm it may cause the Ward 2 councilman, his ex-wife or their children, according to a leading expert on government openness and public records.
 
Monday, December 9, 2013
 
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