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OKG Newsletter


Topic: council

Study looks at need for convention center hotel subsidies


News

Ben Felder
More study is underway in an effort to determine if the Oklahoma City Council should approve any type of public assistance for a new convention center hotel.
 
Wednesday, April 2, 2014

Islamic advocacy group celebrates SQ755 defeat


News

Ben Felder
Defeating an anti Sharia law amendment was the highlight of the past year for an Islamic advocacy group in Oklahoma.
 
Monday, April 7, 2014

Fowl play

The Oklahoma City Council will reconsider a measure to allow residents to keep chickens in residential areas.


News

Kelley Chambers
In Oklahoma City, cock-a-doodle-do has been cock-adoodle-don’t for those who want to keep chickens in their yards. But that could change soon.
 
Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Metro briefs

Council moves forward on chickens ordinance


News

Ben Felder
The Oklahoma City Council is moving forward on a backyard chicken ordinance. A public hearing was held this week, and the council is expected to cast a final vote on May 13.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Waste not

Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s Festival of the Arts takes on a major sustainability effort during this year’s event.


News

Ben Felder
The inspiration to offer recycling and composting at the Festival of the Arts came several years ago, when volunteers noticed artists were taking their water bottles back to the hotel for recycling.
 
Wednesday, April 23, 2014

Court rules prayer before council meetings are constitutional


News

Ben Felder
Starting a city council meeting with a prayer that favors one religion was ruled constitutional by the U.S. Supreme Court following a 5 to 4 ruling on Monday.
 
Monday, May 5, 2014

Onward Christian soldier

Steve Green, president of Oklahoma-based Hobby Lobby, pushes for Bible education in public schools. Mustang Public Schools agree.


News

Ben Felder
Steve Green has high aspirations for his new high school Bible curriculum.
 
Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Othello's proves its pie is cream of the crop


News

Devon Green
The experts have spoken: the coconut cream pie at Othello’s Italian Restaurant is a culinary work of art.
 
Monday, May 12, 2014

Metro briefs

The Oklahoma Legislature overrides Gov. Fallin’s controversial veto of proposed third-grade student advancement.


News

Ben Felder
Gov. Mary Fallin didn’t hesitate when asked if she thought Oklahomans agreed with her veto.
 
Wednesday, May 28, 2014
 
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