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Arts & Entertainment Concert 4 in this season’s superb Brightmusic performances of classical chamber works is set for 7:30 p.m. March 19 at St. Paul’s Cathedral in downtown Oklahoma City. Six superb musicians will perform a wide ranges of works highlighting “the richness of woodwinds.” For information: www.brightmusic.org.
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‘Reeds-A-Plenty’ – On March 19, at St. Paul’s, experience Brightmusic’s richness of winds »

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble presents its fourth concert of the 2018-19 season at 7:30 p.m. on Tuesday, March 19. “Reeds-A-Plenty” features a diverse sampling of…

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(L to R) Congressman Stephen Collins (BEN AFFLECK) and D.C. reporter Cal McAffrey (RUSSELL CROWE) in a blistering political thriller about a rising congressman and an investigative journalist embroiled in a case of seemingly unrelated, brutal murders--?State of Play?.

Despite flaws, ‘State of Play’ (2009) is among the best movies ever made about journalism »

Patrick B. McGuigan   Note: This film review is lightly revised and expanded from a review first printed ten years ago in The MidCity Advocate, former name of The City…

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The 35th annual Omelette Party, hosted by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, will be held on Friday, March 8 at the Bricktown Events Center. Facebook photo

35th Annual Omelette Party themed “EGG-changed Fairy Tale” set for March 8 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 35th annual Omelette Party, hosted by the Oklahoma City Museum of Art, will be held on Friday, March 8. …

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Community

Human Community Network forum set for March 30 »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City’s Human Community Network (HCN) will meet on…

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Shotgun the therapy dog brings smiles to Sunbeam’s Emergency Senior Shelter residents »

Shotgun, a certified therapy dog provides love and support to residents at Sunbeam’s Emergency Senior Shelter and to clients visiting the Sunbeam Counseling program.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In 2012, Jessica Welp rescued a Border Collie named Shotgun…

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Oklahoma City Interfaith leaders respond to atrocity in New Zealand »

Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand during a press conference at the state Capitol.  Photo by Bill O'Brien.

Staff Report   Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand on Friday (March 15). Speakers at…

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News

COMMENTARY: ‘The more things change, the less they stay the same’ »

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by Joe Dorman   Jaded observers of Oklahoma politics often express their cynicism with the phrase, “the more things change, the more they stay the same.” In other words, while we may think we are making a difference, in reality, we are all just spinning…

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2019 Oklahoma Medal for Excellence winners announced »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence has announced the winners of its 2019 Oklahoma Medal for Excellence awards honoring five outstanding educators in Oklahoma’s public schools. The awards will be presented at the 33rd annual Academic…

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Moody’s Investor Service gives Oklahoma City government top-notch bond rating »

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Staff Report Moody’s Investor Service cited Oklahoma City “management’s ability to navigate challenging financial times” in revising its outlook to stable for the City’s top-notch bond rating. Moody’s affirmed the City of Oklahoma City’s Aaa rating in a report issued in February, revising last year’s…

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Oklahoma Mentor Day honors 86 Oklahoma mentors »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Last month, eighty-six outstanding Oklahoma mentors were honored during the seventh annual Oklahoma Mentor Day, presented at Oklahoma State University by the Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence and its David and Molly Boren Mentoring Initiative. “The…

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Study says charter schools can deliver more bang for the buck

by Mike Brake Top charter schools can deliver more learning per dollar spent, on average, than regular public schools, according to a new study by a former Oklahoma Secretary of Education. Dr. Robert Sommers, of CF…

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Oklahoma State Senate approves Rob Standridge’s ‘Oklahoma First!’ legislation

Staff Report   The full Senate has given approval to a bill aimed at ensuring more state contracts are awarded to Oklahoma businesses. Sen. Rob Standridge is the principal author of Senate Bill 376, the Oklahoma…

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Editorial After a recent setback in the Oklahoma v. Julius Jones case, the legal team working for Jones, a death row inmate, has filed a new petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Jones conviction is among the most prominent of controversial death row convictions helping to sustain national debate over the wisdom of public policy surrounding executions and the death penalty itself. Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: Let’s call the whole thing off: As policy and for principle, no more executions

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 – Over the past several years, doubts about the validity of death sentences and executions in this state, both past and pending,…

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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 Former University of Oklahoma star Trae Young met at the Santa Fe Family Life Center in February after announcing the facility would serve as official home of Trae Young Youth Basketball. Plans for the future include basketball camps and a tournment at the facility. Young also pledged to support existing SFFLC programs. Photo Provided

Santa Fe Family Life Center announced as home of Trae Young Basketball

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – University of Oklahoma standout turned NBA player Trae Young announced recently that the Santa Fe Family Life Center (SFFLC) will serve as the Official Home of Trae Young Youth Basketball.…

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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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I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Co-founders Jonathan Stranger, Brent Wilson and Dr. Steven Sands, have embarked on a new health and wellness venture working with hospitals and their patients in the metro…

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Faith Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand during a press conference at the state Capitol.  Photo by Bill O'Brien.

Oklahoma City Interfaith leaders respond to atrocity in New Zealand

Staff Report   Faith leaders in Oklahoma City addressed the atrocity in New Zealand on Friday (March 15). Speakers at the gathering said they were horrified at events in Christchurch, New Zealand, where two mosques were…

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