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OKC Cinco de Mayo 2018 moves to Wiley Post Park »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2018 Oklahoma City Cinco de Mayo celebration will be held on Sunday, May 6, from 1 – 10 p.m. Through…

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Over 250 performers will delight festival goers on three stages during the 2018 Festival of the Arts in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

OKC’s annual Festival of the Arts opens April 24 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The annual Festival of the Arts returns to Oklahoma City’s Bicentennial Park at 500 Couch Drive at Walker Avenue, from…

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On April 17, Brightmusic will continue the 2017-18 season of great chamber music with "Old and New" -- a collection of works building on the local group's excellent repertoire. In this file photo from May 2017, Brightmusic winds (with cello and double bass) perform "A Great Night for Winds." For information on this month's performance, visit Brightmusic’s website at http://www.brightmusic.org. Photo credit:  www.performingartsphotos.com-Michael Anderson.

Brightmusic: Savoring memories of a March “Montage” – anticipating April’s “old and the new” »

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – In wake of the stirring “Montage of Sound” concert held in March, Brightmusic is preparing for an April 17 concert celebrating a range of…

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CASA presents “An Evening to Remember” fundraiser in May »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CASA (Court Appointed Special Advocates) of Oklahoma County will host…

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ChoiceMatters question: After teacher raise, what is the plan to improve Oklahoma schools? »

ChoiceMatters Executive Director Robert Ruiz.  Photo provided.

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – With teachers poised to receive the largest salary increase in state history, parents and…

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OCU President Robert Henry honored at recent retirement ceremony »

Robert Henry receives the Hatton W. Sumners Foundation Distinguished Public Service Award during the Much Ado About Robert” retirement ceremony April 7.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY – The Hatton W. Sumners Foundation honored Oklahoma City University President Robert…

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Reflections: DREAM a little dream for them – Still hoping for wisdom on immigration policy impacting those who are undocumented »

In every state, undocumented workers pay millions of dollars in state and local taxes. Graphic from FWD.us, an advocacy group founded by Facebook executive Mark Zuckerberg.

Patrick B. McGuigan This essay consists of not-so-rambling thoughts on immigration policy, driven by recent developments in the news. I am sometimes frustrated with the operational definitions of certain liberties that seem to animate the contemporary version of the American Civil Liberties Union (ACLU), but…

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1889 Institute recommends school districts start “conversion schools” »

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The 1889 Institute, an Oklahoma state policy think tank, has published “Conversion Schools: Local Districts Have No Excuse.” A short paper, released March 29, points out that school districts now have the power to free themselves of many of the…

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Editor’s Notebook: Conservative Linda Murphy seeks GOP nod for Superintendent, local teachers return to classes, pro-life students walk out around the nation »

Linda Murphy, candidate for Republican nomination for superintendent of Public Instruction.  Photo provided.

  Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – From an editor’s notebook, a conservative educator runs for superintendent of public instruction, local public school teachers are returning to work after the end of their strike/walkout, and here and there across the nation, pro-life students have…

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OEA ends strike after some districts call teachers back to work »

Oklahoma State Capitol.  File Photo

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma public school teachers strike ended Thursday, but most tax-financed schools in the Sooner State will not resume classes until next week. The Oklahoma Education Association, the state’s largest labor union, announced at a press conference held Thursday…

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1889 Institute recommends school districts start “conversion schools”

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The 1889 Institute, an Oklahoma state policy think tank, has published “Conversion Schools: Local Districts Have No Excuse.” A short paper, released March 29, points out that school districts now have…

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Government ChoiceMatters Executive Director Robert Ruiz.  Photo provided.

ChoiceMatters question: After teacher raise, what is the plan to improve Oklahoma schools?

CapitolBeatOK Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – With teachers poised to receive the largest salary increase in state history, parents and education reform groups are now asking legislators to focus on improving Oklahoma schools and boosting student…

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Editorial Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel.  File Photo

Meeting Jesus, Along the Way (2017)

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – I saw Him in the summer of 2014 at Lake Hefner, when our Jewish community and friends prayed for three young men, children of Abraham murdered in another spurt of…

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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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Business John, a Curbside Chronicle vendor, sells papers in front of Leadership Square in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

Oklahoma City’s Curbside Chronicle wins Google Challenge

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Curbside Chronicle is the winner of the popular vote in the Google.org Impact Challenge. Funds received by the organization total $100,000. Google.org granted $50,000 to four organizations,…

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Sports This month soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona.  Photo provided.

FC Barcelona to host Soccer Camp in Oklahoma City and Tulsa

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from…

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Health The Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund will host a breakfast rally at the Oklahoma Sports Hall of Fame Event Center on March 20 with Paige Rawl, who was born HIV positive.   Paige Rawl Twitter photo

HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day includes activism and rally with author Paige Rawl

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As part of HIV/AIDS Advocacy Day, the Oklahoma AIDS Care Fund invites the public to join HIV activists from across the state to a breakfast rally with author…

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Faith CAIR-Oklahoma will host its 12th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 7, at the Sheraton - Reed Conference Center in Midwest City. Photo provided.

CAIR-OK to host 12th annual banquet with keynote Imam Khalid Latif

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Council on American–Islamic Relations (CAIR) Oklahoma will host its 12th Annual Awards Banquet on Saturday, April 7, at the Sheraton – Reed Conference Center, 5750…

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