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Arts & Entertainment The 2019 Glitter Ball will take place Saturday, January 19 at 8 p.m. at the Tower Theater in Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo

Tower Theater site for 2019 Glitter Ball this month »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The fourth annual Glitter Ball will take place from 8 – 11 p.m., on Saturday, January 19 at the Tower…

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‘Russian Romantics’ – January 15 Brightmusic concert to enliven a New Year »

Staff Report The Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present significant works by Sergei Rachmaninoff and Sergei Taneyev in “Russian Romantics,” its third concert of the 2018-19 season Tuesday, January 15, 2019.…

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The American Banjo Museum will host a live performance of traditional music of the open prairie on banjo, fiddle, and mountain dulcimer with Wayne Cantwell on Saturday, Jan. 5.  Photo provided.

American Banjo Museum hosts events to kickoff the New Year »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The public is invited to enjoy a lineup of special events for January to ring in the New Year at…

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Community

Regional Food Bank responds to Federal Government shutdown »

The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has announced that anyone impacted by the federal government shutdown can seek food assistance at over 1,300 community-based partner agencies throughout central and western Oklahoma.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Regional Food Bank of Oklahoma has announced that anyone…

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In his first release Gross Receipts report, Oklahoma Treasurer Randy McDaniel says tax revenue grew 13.2 percent during 2018 »

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  Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury grew at a double-digit pace, increasing by more…

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Oklahoma County 4-H to host Chili Cook Off and Auction fundraiser »

Members of 4-H Clubs across Oklahoma County will be cooking up their own favorite chili recipes to compete against other local 4-H Clubs to create the “Best Tasting Chili.” Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma County 4H Club will hold its Annual Chili…

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News

Innocence Project’s Vanessa Potkin to address Julius Jones and wrongful convictions at OK-CADP fundraiser »

Director of Post Conviction Litigation for the Innocence Project and an Executive Producer of the ABC documentary “The Last Defense” - examining the death row case of Oklahoma prisoner Julius Jones, Vanessa Potkin will be keynote speaker at the 2019 OK-CADP Annual Dinner on June 8. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 28th Annual Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) Awards Dinner & Meeting will feature Innocence Project’s Director of Post Conviction Litigation, Vanessa Potkin as keynote speaker. The event will be held Saturday, June…

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Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund prepares for Red Tie Night 2019 »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund (OACF) will host the 27th “Red Tie Night” on Saturday, March 9, 2019 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  The gala will begin with cocktails at 6 p.m., followed by…

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Northeast OKC Renaissance to continue in 2019 »

Northeast OKC Renaissance was designed to engage the local community and attract people from throughout the metro to visit Northeast Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Hosted by Northeast OKC Renaissance Inc (NEOKCR). ONE OKC is an annual street festival that was formed to represent the “culturally rich, and economically vibrant vision of the future of Northeast Oklahoma City. Its goal…

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Home for the Holidays’ – Central Oklahoma family benefits from Rumsey gift »

The recipients of the Rumseys’ philanthropy are the Trejo family, which includes parents Ruben and Trinidad, and their three children, one of whom has special needs.  Photo provided.

Staff Report   Yet another Oklahoma family celebrated the holidays in their very own home, thanks to the generosity of retired business owners Gary and Diane Rumsey. This past fall the Rumseys donated $90,000 to Central Oklahoma Habitat for Humanity, to underwrite the full construction costs…

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Education Dr. Sean McDaniell, the new Oklahoma City Public Schools Superintendent, is guiding a “Pathway to Greatness” process aiming to improve local tax-supported schools in the state’s largest district. Photo by Oklahoma City Free Press.

From Oklahoma City Public Schools – Final Criteria Data for ‘Pathway to Greatness’

Staff Report On Friday, December 21, Oklahoma City Public Schools (OKCPS) released what a press release called “our final sets of criteria data as we continue our work to redesign our district for the future through…

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In his first release Gross Receipts report, Oklahoma Treasurer Randy McDaniel says tax revenue grew 13.2 percent during 2018

  Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury grew at a double-digit pace, increasing by more than $1.5 billion, during calendar year 2018, Oklahoma state Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. Gross…

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Editorial Curtis Shelton, Policy Research Fellow.  File photo

The full picture: 401(k) plans vs. public pensions

by Curtis Shelton   Note: Curtis Shelton is a policy research fellow for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), the Sooner State’s largest public policy research group, which is based in Oklahoma City. OCPA recently…

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Commentary The City Sentinel publisher, Patrick B. McGuigan

Editor’s Notebook: No blathering allowed at Auditor’s debate, prescient thinking about water, practical curriculum, and “agency capture” in Oklahoma governance

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook, a debate among three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the state Auditor and Inspector’s job, an “old” commentary on water policy now seems the first draft of history,…

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Business Mike Howard’s chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and his passion for old maps led to the creation of a new business opportunity that would give Penney room to roam. Photo provided.

A puppy named Penny and a passion for maps creates a business opportunity

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A chocolate Labrador Retriever named Penney and a passion for old maps led Oklahoman Mike Howard to an unexpected business opportunity. After collecting vintage maps for…

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Sports Zaydyn Applegate, Muskogee Special Olympics was named Athlete of the week last October.  Facebook photo.

Special Olympics Oklahoma kicks off 50th Anniversary with 2019 Winter Games

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — Special Olympics Oklahoma will kick off their 50th anniversary with the annual State Winter Games January 10 through 12. Nearly 2,700 Special Olympics Athletes are expected to…

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Free Total Wellness classes offered for adults

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City-County Health Department. (OCCHD) has announced their schedule for free Total Wellness classes. The classes will feature an interactive weight loss program for adults to prevent…

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Faith The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service through programs such as “Standing on the Side of Love,” that seeks to harness love’s power to stop oppression.  Facebook photo

First Unitarian Church celebrates first 125 years

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The First Unitarian Church of Oklahoma City is celebrating 125 years of service in the OKC metro area. An anniversary celebration was held on November 25…

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