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Paseo First Friday Returns in July »

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. After cancellations due…

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The University of Oklahoma School of Dance has announced two new endowed scholarship accounts in the support of dance majors - The Maria Tallchief (pictured) Endowed Scholarship and The Marjorie Tallchief Endowed Scholarship. Photo provided.

OU School of Dance announces two new endowed scholarships honoring Maria and Marjorie Tallchief »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK ― The University of Oklahoma School of Dance has announced the establishment of two new endowed scholarship accounts in the…

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A photographer, PAA Artist in Residence Sam Charboneau will create a new body of work in her PACC studio for one year beginning July 1. Photo provided.

Paseo Arts and Creativity Center names Sam Charboneau inaugural Artist in Residence »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Paseo Arts Association (PAA) has named Sam Charboneau as its first artist in residence in the organization’s new Paseo Arts…

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Special edition of ’20/20’ to feature “The Last Defense” examining Julius Jones death row case airs July 14 on ABC »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A special edition of ABC’S ‘20/20’ airing Tuesday, July 14,…

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Oklahoma leaders support Pardon & Parole Board members Doyle and Luck, community calls for McCall resignation »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – A story that appeared in the Guthrie News Page…

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OKC VA launches “Wear it for Them!” face mask campaign »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – With the recent spike in coronavirus cases in Oklahoma,…

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News

Analysis: Musings on ‘McGirt’, the most significant federal court decision in Oklahoma’s history »

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher, The City Sentinel   Note: This essay is adapted and considerably expanded from a quartet of posts on Facebook yesterday. On Thursday (July 9) the U.S. Supreme Court issued the most significant legal decision in Oklahoma’s history. Justice Neil Gorsuch wrote,…

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Oklahoma Governor Kevin Stitt visits Red Rock, discusses gaming compact and other issues with Otoe-Missouria tribal members, local legislators »

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  Staff Report   Red Rock, Oklahoma — Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt visited Red Rock, Okla. today, where he met with members of the Otoe-Missouria Tribe and local legislators to discuss the tribe’s new gaming compact. Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of the Interior…

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Attorney General Mike Hunter joins major Oklahoma tribal nations to comment on ‘McGirt’ decision »

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Staff Report The office of Attorney General Mike Hunter joined with the Muscogee (Creek), Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, and Seminole Nations to release a joint statement Thursday (July 9) after the U.S. Supreme Court ruled 5-4 against the state in the ‘McGirt v. Oklahoma’ case. The…

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COMMENTARY: In the search for justice, the job of advocates is to advocate »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In news parlance, state Attorney General Mike Hunter “drove the news cycle” on Monday, July 6. In a passionate presentation, he pulled together (with backing materials for reporters and to the public) the government’s case against…

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Education Students presented their work fpr the 2020 National History Day competition themed, “Breaking Barriers in History” in the form of papers, documentaries, performances, exhibits or websites. Facebook photo

2020 Oklahoma National History Day Competition winners announced

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — Ten students representing five Oklahoma school systems received recognition for their projects during the 2020 National History Day (NHD) contest. The national contest is the…

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Analysis: Pardon and Parole Board Review of Death Sentences: Two Paths

By Randy Bauman, ACLU of Oklahoma, Of Counsel June 23, 2020   Julius Jones is seeking relief from his death sentence per a procedure clearly allowed by law and regulation. Under Article 6, Section 10 of…

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COMMENTARY: Saving Julius Jones: A time for truth, and a time for wisdom

  By Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher of The City Sentinel Thursday, June 11, 2020   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma state Pardon and Parole Board is asking Attorney General Mike Hunter whether or not they…

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Commentary Nyla Ali Khan spoke last week at the Oklahoma Bar Association headquarters in Oklahoma City. She drew a large crowd for her address on troubles in her native land: “Revitalization of Federalism and Restoration of Civil Rights in Kashmir.” Khan teaches at both Rose State College in Midwest City and Oklahoma City Community College. 
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Dr. Nyla Ali Khan addresses Kashmir crisis for members of Oklahoma “Inns of Court”

  Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City, OK – In a recent speech to Oklahoma members of the national “Inns of Court,” a leading American voice for her native Kashmir — Dr. Nyla Ali Khan –…

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Comanche Nation signs historic gaming compact with State of Oklahoma

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Below is a transcript of remarks made by Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson, Sr. at a press conference announcing and signing an historic agreement between the…

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Sports Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray are among the five 2019 draftees.  Facebook photos

Globetrotters draft pics include Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Harlem Globetrotters recently held their 13th annual player draft, selecting talented prospects including three standout collegiate players as well as a two-time Oscar-winning actor and a…

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OKC VA launches “Wear it for Them!” face mask campaign

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – With the recent spike in coronavirus cases in Oklahoma, the CDC, the US Surgeon General and other doctors are now urging the widespread use of…

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Faith The Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City and The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma will host “Fighting Hate Online,” a  ZOOM event scheduled for June 25 at 7 p.m.  Photos provided.

Interfaith Alliance and Jewish Federation to host “Fighting Hate Online” ZOOM event on June 25

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Fighting Hate Online, a ZOOM online event, co-sponsored by The Interfaith Alliance of Oklahoma and the Jewish Federation of Greater Oklahoma City, will be held…

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