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Arts & Entertainment Walker Degerness as Tommy Albright and Mackenzie Menter as Fiona MacLaren are among the 38-member cast presenting the romantic musical  Brigadoon at Oklahoma City University, April 24-26.  The award-winning show, OCU’s season finale, also features a 34-piece orchestra. Three performances: 8 p.m. Friday and Saturday, with a 3 p.m. Sunday matinee, in Kirkpatrick Auditorium, 2501 N. Blackwelder. Tickets ($12-25) from 405.208.56227 or  www.okcu.edu/tickets. Photo provided.

OCU’s production of Lerner & Loewe classic ‘Brigadoon’ set for April 24-26 »

Staff Report Jaded New York tourists stumble across a mysterious Scottish town in the romantic musical  Brigadoon, the April 24-26 finale of Oklahoma City University’s opera and music theater season.…

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Lift every voice – Chorus of 168 will remember those who died in the Murrah Bombing »

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – After weeks of rehearsal, a chorus of 168 voices, drawn from 28 local churches, will remember those who perished in the 1995 bombing of the…

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“The Amish Project”

A Balm in Gilead: The Amish Project proves magnificent and astonishing, a blessing on us »

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Katherine Michelle Tanner delivers a magnificent and astonishing performance in the one-woman show, “The Amish Project”  continuing Saturday night (April 11) and Sunday afternoon (April…

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Gov. Fallin signs death penalty measure, execution critics decry her decision »

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin on Friday (April 17) signed House Bill 1879, a measure allowing the…

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Walk for Earth planned for Earth Day in Oklahoma City »

2015 Earth Walk OKC

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter America’s 45th Earth Day will be celebrated with an Earth Walk on the Oklahoma…

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Losses & Wins & Injuries, O My! How Thunder Can Get Better »

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By Mark Rodgers Bummer. No more NBA in OKC for six months. And what a previous six months’ journey it…

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Gov. Fallin signs death penalty measure, execution critics decry her decision »

Gas Chamber pic

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin on Friday (April 17) signed House Bill 1879, a measure allowing the state to perform executions through nitrogen hypoxia if the current method of execution – lethal injection – is ruled unconstitutional or becomes unavailable. The United…

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State Representative David Dank dies in Oklahoma home »

Oklahoma State Representative David Dank

BREAKING NEWS …. The City Sentinel has confirmed through state Capitol sources that state Representative David Dank, R-Oklahoma City, has passed away. Dank was a leading Republican advocate for Reform of wasteful tax exemptions. He guided a legislative study of tax expenditures that provoked intensive…

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In the News: Hannah Morris joins Americans for Prosperity as Oklahoma Field Director »

Hannah Morris

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report Oklahoma City — Americans For Prosperity Oklahoma (AFP-OK) announced this week that Hannah Morris has been named Field Director serving central Oklahoma. Morris will lead local grassroots efforts to educate Oklahoma citizens on economic policy and mobilize those citizens as advocates in…

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Joe Hight, veteran Oklahoma journalist, to address coverage of disasters and tragedies at SPJ conference Saturday »

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report Joe Hight, a journalist acclaimed for his coverage of the Oklahoma City Murrah Bombing in 1995, will be the featured luncheon speaker Saturday (March 28) at the Region 8 Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) conference at the Gaylord College on the University…

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Education State Rep. Lee Denney, R-Cushing, is a co-sponsor of Senate Bill 782, which would allow rural school districts (at local option) to sponsor a public charter school. Under current Oklahoma law, charters are limited to urban areas. Photo provided.

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation approved in the Oklahoma House of Representatives this week would allow rural school districts to sponsor a charter school. Senate Bill 782, by Sen. Clark Jolley, R-Edmond, and Rep.…

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Government (L-R) Oklahoma Representatives Emily Virgin and Cory Williams, and Norman Mayor Cindy Rosenthal will speak during the 2015 Oklahoma Sierra Club Lobby Day event at the State Capitol on April 8.  Photos provided.

Representatives Williams and Virgin, and Norman Mayor Rosenthal to Speak at Sierra Club annual Lobby Day event

Staff Report The Sierra Club of Oklahoma will hold their annual Lobby Day at the Oklahoma state Capitol on Wednesday, April 8 in Oklahoma City. Supporters will gather at 10 a.m. in Room 412a. Sierra Club…

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Editorial Nathaniel Batchelder, Director of the Peace House OKC

Letter to the Editor: High Court should protect universal and equal rights

by Nathaniel Batchelder To The Editor: In 1967, when the US Supreme Court overturned as unconstitutional all state laws prohibiting interracial marriage, only 17 states still had such laws, including Oklahoma. Some had been in place…

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Commentary Ronald Regan, picture taken from web

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 Mark Rodgers

Losses & Wins & Injuries, O My! How Thunder Can Get Better

By Mark Rodgers Bummer. No more NBA in OKC for six months. And what a previous six months’ journey it has been. While we were lost in the glory of the early college football season, KD’s…

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Health This year OKC ZooFriends has been chosen as the official charity of the The Color Run 5K event, which will be held on Saturday, April 11. Participants will start and end at Remington Park beginning at 9 a.m  Photo provided.

The Color Run, “the happiest 5K on the planet” comes to the OKC Zoo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Color Run™ 5K event, also known as “the happiest 5K on the planet,” is coming to Oklahoma City. The Oklahoma Zoological Society (OZS/ZooFriends) has been chosen as the official charity…

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Faith On March 28, CAIR Oklahoma will host their 9th Annual Awards Banquet, themed “Rooted in Faith: Growing Through Service.” Speakers will include (clockwise from top left) keynote speaker Imam Suhaib Webb; Nihad Awad, Executive Director and co-founder of CAIR; Nadia Enchassi, emcee; John Ederer, Imam at the Islamic Society of Tulsa; Arif Abdullah, Imam & Spiritual Leader at historic Masjid Mu'min in OKC; and Imam Imad Enchassi, founder, imam and president of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City.

CAIR Oklahoma banquet “Rooted in Faith: Growing Through Service” set for March

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Saturday, March 28, the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) Oklahoma Chapter will host their 9th Annual Awards Banquet, themed “Rooted in Faith: Growing Through Service.”  The event will be…

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