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OKG Newsletter


Topic: Community

Volunteer community garden helps feed metro's hungry


News

Gina Dabney
Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma 2006 statistics reveal that 79 percent of all clients are food-insecure and 44 percent are experiencing hunger. Helping hungry Oklahomans by servicing and sharing a co...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007

Baptist pastor in Enid censured for blogging about board


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Greg Horton
Enid pastor Wade Burleson has been censured by the trustees of the Southern Baptist Convention's International Mission Board. Burleson has been at odds with the trustees since November of 2005 whe...
 
Thursday, November 22, 2007

Overholser Mansion to be returned to its original glory


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Charles Martin
The Overholser Mansion is a chateau-style structure that's showing its 105 years with crumbling plaster, faded and chipped paint, as well as cracks running along the walls. It was once the opulent h...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Metro media outlets increase focus on serving Hispanic population


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Lisa Janssen
Spanish-speaking football fans of the University of Oklahoma and Oklahoma State University tuned in last weekend to listen to the bedlam game en EspaƱol. For the second time in OU's history, a footb...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Christmas Connection gives choices to metro residents in need


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Lisa Janssen
The Christmas Connection Connection at S.W. 25th Street and S. Hudson Avenue may sound like a seasonal organization, but it's spreading holiday cheer all year round to Oklahomans in need. "The miss...
 
Thursday, November 29, 2007

Airport discontinues 'door-to-door' service


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Stefanie Brickman
 Will Rogers World Airport's Director of Airports said today shuttle service from the main lot to the terminal has been changing for the last 10 days. "Door-to-door" service has given way to a ...
 
Friday, November 30, 2007

Home-based metro program helps young men struggling with behavioral patterns


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Lauren Parajon
Kris Bratton still remembers the pleading in his parents' voices when they woke him up early one Saturday morning last month. "Kris, you need help. We don't want to force you. It's your choice." B...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Guthrie takes weeklong trip back to Victorian times with annual festival


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Charles Martin
Guthrie is now a tourist attraction for the city's vast collection of original Victorian architecture downtown. After massive restoration efforts, the buildings achieved national landmark status and...
 
Thursday, December 6, 2007

Urban League gets OK for $5.1 million housing development


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Emily Jerman
A new affordable housing development in northeastern Oklahoma City should break ground in six months if all goes according to plans. Urban League of Greater Oklahoma City gained the Oklahoma Hou...
 
Friday, December 7, 2007

City crews busy salting routes, clearing trees and repairing traffic signals


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Gazette staff
Oklahoma City street crews are working around the clock to clear ice and trees from City streets, City of Oklahoma City's Kristy Yager said.   The City of Oklahoma City has 75-100 peo...
 
Wednesday, December 12, 2007
 
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