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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Clifton Adcock

‘Business as usual’

The pending trial of current and former legislators is heightening awareness of political gamesmanship.


News

Clifton Adcock
The testimony presented at the preliminary hearing of state Rep. Randy Terrill, R-Moore, and former Oklahoma City Democratic Sen. Debbe Leftwich, provided more than enough evidence, according to a judge, to send the two to stand trial on bribery charges.
 
Wednesday, November 16, 2011

Stickin' with the union


Letters to the Editor

Tom Elmore
The back-alley freight transfer line and ramp discussed in “Spur of the moment” (News, Clifton Adcock, Nov 2, Oklahoma Gazette) compares to OKC Union Station’s lamented, 12-track-wide, 8-block-long rail plant and its direct, metro and statewide rail connections only insofar as an outhouse might be compared to the White House.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Protective measures

Amid debate, the Oklahoma City Council voted to add ‘sexual orientation’ to the city’s nondiscrimination policy.


News

Clifton Adcock
During its Nov. 15 meeting, the Oklahoma City Council approved a measure that would prohibit discrimination on the basis of sexual orientation for city employees.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Life is an expressway

ODOT steps it up with near-completion of I-40 realignment and announces start of downtown boulevard construction.


News

Clifton Adcock
One of the engineers on the project said that within months the newly realigned Interstate 40 Crosstown Expressway is expected to begin taking traffic. Construction work for downtown’s new boulevard will begin, although it may look quite different from early renderings.
 
Wednesday, November 23, 2011

Save Elmo!


Letters to the Editor

Stephen N. Kennedy
Regarding “Death to Elmo?” (News, Clifton Adcock, Nov. 16, Gazette), OETA shows documentaries on chimpanzees and gorillas, but I have yet to see a show on OETA about evolution.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Primarily speaking

Republican presidential hopeful Herman Cain schedules a campaign stop for Monday in Oklahoma City.


News

Clifton Adcock

Oklahoma again will play host to a top-tier Republican vying for the party’s presidential nomination.

 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Quaker state

What’s at fault with these Oklahoma earthquakes?


News

Clifton Adcock
Just after Austin Holland learned of the 4.8 magnitude earthquake in Lincoln County, he and other seismologists traveled to the epicenter to gather data from the aftershocks.
 
Wednesday, November 30, 2011

Elmo A-OK?


Letters to the Editor

Carl Hall
Regarding “Death to Elmo?” (News, Clifton Adcock, Nov. 16, Gazette), which concerned a proposal to end state funding for OETA:
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Park after dark

Recent incidents test the calm between Oklahoma City police and Occupy OKC.


News

Clifton Adcock
Unlike the arrests and pepper sprayings that have characterized the Occupy Wall Street movement elsewhere, the relationship between Oklahoma City police and local protesters has not been confrontational.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011

Off the grid

An Oklahoma City couple demonstrates a life of sustainability.


News

Clifton Adcock
Bruce Johnson and Barbara Hagen expected about 15 people to attend their presentation on living “off the grid.” Instead, more than 100 people packed into the room at Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City’s Agricultural Resource Center.
 
Wednesday, December 7, 2011
 
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