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Paseo Arts Festival returns May 23, 24 and 25 »

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts District’s 39th annual Paseo Arts Festival will take place May 23, 24 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and May 25 from 10 a.m.…

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The Gaylord-Pickens Museum is hosting NRG! Exhibits’ America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66, now through August 29, presented by Dolese Bros. Co.  Photo provided.

America’s Road: The Journey of Route 66 traveling museum exhibit now showing in Oklahoma City »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Gaylord-Pickens Museum is hosting America’s Road Exhibits: The Journey of Route 66, presented by Dolese Bros. Company now through August 29. This show shares…

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HIS PRECIOUS: Charles Ross plays every part in the one-man “Lord of the Rings” show June 4-7 at CityRep.  Photo provided.

One Man, One Weekend, One Show (several times): CityRep’s “One-Man Lord of the Rings” »

Staff Report Sure, Dave Letterman will soon leave his full-time gig. But those with a passion for social commentary, meaty reflections on important issues and fall-out-of-your-chair laughter need not despair.…

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Community

Is OKC title worthy? »

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Back to the future: How a healthy Thunder will go all the way by Mark Rodgers Sports Editor OKLAHOMA CITY…

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Oklahoma City residents asked to call 211 to report flooding »

Severe flooding overtook much of the Oklahoma City metro on Saturday, May 23 as seen in this photo taken at NW 18th and May Avenue.  Photo by Justin Cliburn

Staff Report Oklahoma City residents whose homes were flooded by the Memorial Day weekend rains are asked to call 211…

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Miracle or Providence? Oklahoma House unanimously encourages OU to return ‘Shepherdess’ »

“Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep,” by Camille Pissarro

by Patrick B. McGuigan Editor OKLAHOMA CITY –  As the end of the 2015 legislative session neared there were a…

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Oklahoma City residents asked to call 211 to report flooding »

Severe flooding overtook much of the Oklahoma City metro on Saturday, May 23 as seen in this photo taken at NW 18th and May Avenue.  Photo by Justin Cliburn

Staff Report Oklahoma City residents whose homes were flooded by the Memorial Day weekend rains are asked to call 211 beginning at noon on Sunday, May 24 to report if their homes, mobile homes or apartments were flooded. The information will be used to identify…

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Miracle or Providence? Oklahoma House unanimously encourages OU to return ‘Shepherdess’ »

“Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep,” by Camille Pissarro

by Patrick B. McGuigan Editor OKLAHOMA CITY –  As the end of the 2015 legislative session neared there were a few bills still under consideration as the House of Representatives pressed to finish its business and adjourn “sine die.” On the floor of the chamber…

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Schools First: A Town Hall Meeting on Tax Increment Financing in OKC – hosted by Councilman Ed Shadid »

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Staff Report On Thursday, May 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Tower Hotel (Formerly the Marriott), 3233 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City, OKC Councilman Ed Shadid will host a town hall meeting on Tax Increment Financing in Oklahoma City. To provide public financing of a convention center…

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Anti death penalty coalition announces former State Senator Connie Johnson as new board chair »

Constance "Connie" Johnson

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty has announced the election of its new Board Chair, former Oklahoma State Senator and candidate for Oklahoma Democratic Party Vice Chair, Constance “Connie” Johnson.  Also newly elected is OK-CADP Vice Chair…

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Education Harding Fine Arts Academy (HFFA) students and staff are taking part in the Rocktown Youth Mentoring program, which enables at-risk students to gain confidence and face the world with a healthier outlook.  Photo provided.

Rocktown Youth Mentoring Program helps students gain confidence to face today’s challenges

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Harding Fine Arts Academy (HFFA) students and staff are taking part in the Rocktown Youth Mentoring program, which enables at-risk students to gain the confidence to face the world with…

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Government Oklahoma State Capitol

Working late, to leave early: Oklahoma state budget proposal assailed but may pass soon

by Patrick B. McGuigan City Sentinel Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – A budget proposal with support from Governor Mary Fallin, House Speaker Jeffrey Hickman, R-Fairview, and Senate President Pro Temp Brian Bingman, R-Sapulpa, is not particularly popular,…

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Editorial E. Melvin Porter

Editor’s Notebook: Porter honored, Asset Forfeiture Reform garners backing, OKPOP Bond proposed

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, members of the Oklahoma state Senate honored former state E. Melvin Porter, Sen. Kyle Loveless garners broad support for his proposal to reform civil…

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Commentary Patrick McGuigan, Publisher, The City Sentinel

This Journalist’s Creed: In Love, Meeting Jesus, Along The Way

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Edmond, Oklahoma – I saw Him last summer at Lake Hefner, when our Jewish community prayed for three young men, children of Abraham murdered in another spurt of violence aimed at…

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Business On Friday, May 8, Dress for Success will launch its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at its newly renovated boutique and career center at 710 N. Broadway Avenue in Automobile Alley in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

Dress for Success OKC opens boutique and career center in Automobile Alley

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Dress for Success has come to Oklahoma to champion the cause of disadvantaged women. On Friday, May 8, Dress for Success will launch its opening with a ribbon cutting ceremony at…

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Is OKC title worthy?

Back to the future: How a healthy Thunder will go all the way by Mark Rodgers Sports Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – We’ve grown spoiled by deep playoff runs around here lately. The Thunder have dominated the…

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Health Sarah Getto, an Oklahoma singer-musician-songwriter will perform at People with Disabilities Awareness Day, noon to 4:30 p.m., on Monday, April 20, at the state Capitol. Nine hundred Oklahomans with disabilities and advocates are expected to attend.  Photo provided

Musical artist Sarah Getto to entertain at Disabilities Awareness Day at State Capitol

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Award-winning Oklahoma singer-musician-songwriter Sarah Getto will be the featured performer at the 21st People with Disabilities Awareness Day from noon to 4:30 p.m. on Monday, April 20. Event organizers estimate 900…

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Faith 125 YEARS OF SERVICE: St. Joseph's Old Cathedral Parish celebrated 125 years of service on May 1, with a Sacred Liturgy and reception on the Feast of St. Joseph the Worker. The event drew members of the parish, former parishioners from across the Archdiocese of Oklahoma City, and several members of the Roman Catholic liturgy. Among those present were Rev. John Michalicka (at far left, front row), Rev. Louis Lamb (emeritus pastor, third from left) and (beginning fourth from Left), Archbishop Emeritus Eusebius Beltran, Archbishop Paul Coakley, Rev. Price Oswalt (now pastor at St. Joseph), and St. Gregory's Abbot Rt. Rev. Lawrence Stasyszen, O.S.B.. Also participating were Revs. William Novak and Michael Chapman. 
The City Sentinel, - Photograph by Fran Kozakowki

St. Joseph Old Cathedral marks 125 years of service to community

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Not long after the Land Run of April 22, 1889, atop a spot known as “Blue Hill” to the founders of this city, a group of 16 families…

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