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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Children

Hunkered down

Parents who lost children in May 20 tornadoes are fighting mad about what they feel are attempts to sabotage their attempt to get storm shelters built in schools.


News

Tim Farley
Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin and Attorney General Scott Pruitt are trying to sabotage a citizen-led effort to place storm shelters in every public school, say two mothers whose children perished in the May 20 tornado.
 
Friday, October 18, 2013

Piece officers? Ewwww. No.


CFN

Gazette staff
Nothing says “keeper of the peace” like ol’-fashioned sex crimes.
 
Tuesday, October 22, 2013

Ape it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

Stop monkeying around. Wait. Actually, start monkeying around with Curious George: A Halloween Boo Fest, a new movie featuring the lovable primate suitable for all ages. Showings are 10 a.m. and 1 p.m. Saturday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Zoo admission is $5-$8 and free for children 2 and under. Call 424-3344, or visit okczoo.com

Saturday

 
Wednesday, October 23, 2013

Buddy system

The Oklahoma City Barons partner up with Special Olympics athletes to encourage community support.


Features

Liz Blood
“They really care, and they’re not doing it because they have to,” said Chase’s dad, Chad Buell. As a result of the team’s generosity, the Buells became season ticket holders. Buddies events throughout the year include bowling nights and other sporting events.The Oklahoma City Barons hockey team, now entering its fourth playing season, has emerged as a leader in community-building and generosity with its Barons Buddies program.
 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Haunt it


OKG7 things to do

Gazette staff

A lot of candy can be consumed over the course of 30 years. But Haunt the Zoo has also provided families a place to share the magic of Halloween for 3 decades to go along with all the treats. This year’s event winds down Wednesday and Thursday at the Oklahoma City Zoo, 2101 NE 50th St. Tickets are $6-$7 per child and free for accompanying adults. Call 424-3344 or visit okczoo.com.

Wednesday-Thursday

 
Wednesday, October 30, 2013

Sex offenders are now less offender-y?


CFN

Gazette staff
Oklahoma’s sex offender registry is about to get a lot shorter due to a state Supreme Court ruling that prohibits the Department of Corrections from retroactively applying sex offender laws.
 
Wednesday, November 13, 2013

Criminals now stealing from children, too


CFN

Gazette staff
The jobs of child support enforcement officials just got more difficult.
 
Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Wish Lists


News

Gazette staff
What do local notables want this holiday season? Well, Oklahoma Gazette asked ’em. And they told us. Imagine that!  We passed along these lists to Mr. Claus to do with as he sees fit. But for now, we’re reading the list — some of it twice, because it’s that good. We talked to everyone from adult film stars to leading conservative politicians to get insight — and a laugh — from our leading locals. Happy holidays! — Jennifer Chancellor
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Shelter vote stalled

The signature drive to force a vote on storm shelters is on hold while the Oklahoma Supreme Court considers a battle over ballot wording.


News

Tim Farley
Supporters of a movement to build storm shelters in all public schools must wait on a legal decision from the Oklahoma Supreme Court before moving forward.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013

Full of hope

Bags of Hope was started by teenager eager to help women escape domestic violence.


News

M.A. Smith
The South has always been a target for domestic violence. In fact, seven out of ten Southern states, including Oklahoma, were recently declared to have the highest number of domestic violence-related deaths.
 
Monday, December 23, 2013
 
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