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OKG Newsletter


Topic: community

Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. wins national awards


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Gazette staff
The International Downtown Association awarded Downtown Oklahoma City Inc. a Special Achievement Award in Public Spaces Sept. 17 at their annual conference in New York City.   Downtown Oklahoma...
 
Tuesday, September 25, 2007

Festival celebrates contributions of Hispanic residents


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Greg Horton
One good celebraciĆ³n deserves another. Capitol Hill Main Street, a nonprofit community development agency, hosts the second annual Fiestas de Las Americas on Saturday. The festival, livening up Comme...
 
Thursday, September 27, 2007

Slain Okarche priest steps closer to sainthood as his murder is probed


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Rob Collins
The Rev. Stanley Rother was killed in Guatemala by three unknown gunmen on July 28, 1981. While a requested joint Guatemalan-United Nations investigation may shed light into his assassination, the Arc...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Second state biofuel conference scheduled


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Rod Lott
More than 35 speakers from across the nation are scheduled to present at the second annual Oklahoma Biofuels Conference, to be held Oct. 16-17 at The Sheraton, 1 N. Broadway. Among the topics to be d...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Oklahoma folklore now online, thanks to library project


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Emily Jerman
The Metropolitan Library System has made 2,500 songs, stories, interviews and more from its Oklahoma Folklore Collection available online this fall. The year-in-the-making effort is part of increa...
 
Thursday, October 4, 2007

Project Woman Coalition connects uninsured women with breast health providers


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Lauren Parajon
In a recent article published in the journal Cancer, a peer-reviewed journal of the American Cancer Society, researchers found a link between a lack of health insurance and a more advance-stage brea...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Low-income women get leg up in job hunt with help of nonprofit


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Lauren Parajon
Oklahoma City's Suited for Success is a nonprofit organization that provides free professional clothing " all donated " and career development services to low-income women who are preparing to join th...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Historic northwest OKC church undergoing preservation efforts


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Charles Martin
Just because First Presbyterian Church, located on N.W. 25th Street and N. Western Avenue, appears indomitable, doesn't mean that Oklahoma's harsh weather hasn't taken its toll. Water marks and win...
 
Thursday, October 18, 2007

Deadline approaching for nominating at-risk historic sites


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Gazette staff
The end of October marks the deadline for nominating at-risk historic sites to the 2008 Oklahoma's Most Endangered Historic Places list. The annual list, sponsored since 1993 by Preservation Oklaho...
 
Friday, October 19, 2007

The Flaming Lips celebrate alley dedication


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Joe Wertz
Confetti cannons, giant balloons and a monstrous inflated caterpillar creature marked the occasion as fans, freaks and city officials gathered today in Bricktown to celebrate an alley named after loca...
 
Friday, October 26, 2007
 
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