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Martin Luther King, Jr., as someone we could know, at ‘The Mountaintop’ »

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   The new production from the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remains controversial in some circles. It shows us a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who…

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Portrayals of Dr. King, his wife and close allies highlight a stirring “Selma” »

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   “Selma” powerfully captures the character, vision and magnetism of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. – and, thankfully, that of his wife. David Oyelowo as…

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Director’s quest reaches a noble end, faithful to Tolkien’s moral vision »

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher In “The Hobbit” conclusion, director Peter Jackson reaches the end of his “Ring” cycle, brilliantly bringing to life J.R.R. Tolkien’s Middle Earth. The sub-title is…

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Sister Helen Prejean and Richard Glossip ask Gov. Fallin for 60-day reprieve »

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Sister Helen Prejean and Richard Glossip ask Gov. Fallin for 60-day reprieve NOTE: This is adapted from a press release…

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Whirling Dervishes to perform for peace, love and humanity in OKC next month »

On Feb. 6, the Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma City will present a live performance of the Whirling Dervishes of Rumi Turkish Sufi Music Ensemble at 7:30 p.m. at the Oklahoma City Community College Visual and Performing Arts Center, 7777 S. May Ave. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday, Feb. 6, the Dialogue Institute of Oklahoma City will present a live…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., as someone we could know, at ‘The Mountaintop’ »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   The new production from the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remains controversial in some circles.…

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Oklahoma Sierra Club announces new executive director »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Chapter of the Sierra Club has announced as of Jan. 5, Johnson…

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Oklahoma capital cases, activists want ‘stay’ of all executions »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Last week, a day before the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision to take another look at pending executions in Oklahoma, Sister Helen Prejean, a well-known opponent of capital punishment, circulated to the The City Sentinel and other news organizations…

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Diverse group of Oklahomans named 2014 Human Rights Award winners »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – A diverse group of Oklahomans have been named 2014 Human Rights Awards winners. Recognition for each came on Human Rights Day — Wednesday, December 10th — at a ceremony held in the House Chamber at the…

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From the Capitol Beat: Oklahoma’s top 10 news stories for 2014 »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – From the Capitol Beat, a perspective on the top state public policy news stories of the year that was. The Oklahoma economy remains, despite emerging signs of severe stress for the oil and gas industry, the…

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Return Fort Reno to the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. »

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    Staff Report   Fort Reno was taken from the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in 1883 “for military purposes exclusively.” It was to be returned in 1948 when the military left. However, the Government instead transferred the property to the U.S. Department…

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Councilman Shadid hosts town hall meeting to discuss PlanOKC and its implications for Ward 2 »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter After several years of development, the Oklahoma City Comprehensive Plan, known as PlanOKC, has been completed by the OKC Planning Department. City Council Member Ed Shadid will host a town hall meeting Thursday, Dec. 4 to discuss the plan…

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Oklahoma City’s ASTEC charter school gains ‘excellence’ distinction

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   ASTEC Public Charter Schools were given the distinction level of “Excellence,” by Certified Healthy Schools. In a release sent to CapitolBeatOK, school officials said they were “proud of the work…

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Sister Helen Prejean and Richard Glossip ask Gov. Fallin for 60-day reprieve

Sister Helen Prejean and Richard Glossip ask Gov. Fallin for 60-day reprieve NOTE: This is adapted from a press release submitted by the Oklahoma Coalition Against the Death Penalty   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Sister Helen…

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Op ed by Marilynn Knott..

by Marilynn Knott.. On January 29 we the people will execute Richard Eugene Glossip for allegedly paying Justin Sneed to kill Barry Van Treese in 1997. I say allegedly because it was essentially Glossip’s word against…

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For Kids: Tear Down That Wall

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   Education is the source of personal reformation and the pathway to achievement of dreams. Throughout my carrer in writing, reporting and teaching, I have supported education reform in the broadest…

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Free job training at Rose State College

Staff Report The Rose State College Green Jobs Training Institute, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, is currently offering FREE job training for the water and wastewater sector. The training consists of three consecutive weeks of…

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Sports football

In football battle of city high schools, U.S. Grant edges Seeworth Academy

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – In a classic defensive struggle between two city schools, the U.S. Grant Generals emerged victorious over the tenacious Eagles of Justice Alma Wilson Seeworth Academy. The contest was…

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Free Market Medical Association holds inaugural national conference

by Patrick B. McGuigan   The Free Market Medical Association held its first national conference Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 in Oklahoma City. Organizers said the conference was intended to provide “insightful best practice…

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Meeting Jesus … along the way

By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY — I saw Him last summer at Lake Hefner. Members of the Jewish community gathered to pray for three young men, children of Abraham, who were murdered in another…

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