Long-serving city manager for OKC to announce retirement

OKCTalk has learned that James D. Couch, city manager for Oklahoma City, plans to issue a press release later today announcing his retirement.

Hashed out

Oklahoma City Council to consider ordinance reducing penalties for marijuana possession.
If an ordinance introduced to Oklahoma City Council members on Tuesday passes in four weeks when the council votes on it, Oklahoma County Jail will no longer hold prisoners for possession of marijuana or marijuana paraphernalia.

Operation politician

A former OU professor uses linguistics to launch progressive women candidates into office.
This past spring, applied linguistic scientist Daniela Busciglio was offered a tenured teaching position at University of Rhode Island in Kingston, Rhode Island.

Runoff is on

A breakdown of candidates and their policies prepares voters for Tuesday’s runoff election.
With Election Day just around the corner, candidates have amped up their campaigning efforts while politics buffs add their predictions to the fray. Below is a breakdown of the candidates for seven critical runoff races that will appear on ballots statewide Aug. 28.

Sharply focused

Oklahoma City’s new mayor wants to focus on establishing an education conversation.
On the second floor of Oklahoma City Hall, just inside the mayor’s conference room connected to both the mayor’s office and the council chambers, framed portraits of the city’s past mayors have always hung on the wall.

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Confluence Conference @ Tower Theatre

Confluence Conference @ Tower Theatre

Scrabble Showdown @ Castle Falls Restaurant & Event Center

Scrabble Showdown @ Castle Falls Restaurant & Event Center

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