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Arts & Entertainment “Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep,” by Camille Pissarro

Boren: O.U. Seeks Fair solution »

To the Editor of The Tulsa World: Recently the Tulsa World published an Opinion piece about a Pissarro painting, which left out some important facts. [Note: CapitolBeatOK reposted the opinion…

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Science Museum Oklahoma will celebrate the grand opening of its new family exhibition “CurioCity” on Father’s Day, Sunday, June 21. Photo provided.

Science Museum Oklahoma announces grand opening of new “CurioCity” exhibit »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Science Museum Oklahoma will celebrate the grand opening of its new family exhibition on Father’s Day – Sunday, June 21. The new addition, CurioCity,…

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The American Pigeon Museum and Library (APM) will celebrate its first anniversary with new displays honoring the US Army Signal Corps, highlighting the pigeoneers of the Pigeon Service o June 19 and 20 in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided

The American Pigeon Museum celebrates 1st anniversary with events honoring US Army Signal Corps »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The American Pigeon Museum and Library (APM) is celebrating a successful first anniversary with new displays honoring the US Army Signal Corps that highlights the…

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City of OKC closures for Independence Day »

The U.S. flag flew at the 2013 Martin Luther King Day Liberty bell-ringing at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo by Pat McGuigan

Staff Report Oklahoma City government offices will be closed Friday, July 3, in observance of Independence Day. Embark buses will…

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Boren: O.U. Seeks Fair solution »

“Shepherdess Bringing in Sheep,” by Camille Pissarro

To the Editor of The Tulsa World: Recently the Tulsa World published an Opinion piece about a Pissarro painting, which…

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EPA awards Rose State College $200,000 grant for wastewater and water treatment systems training »

The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has announced that
Rose State College will be receiving its second grant for workforce development and job training in the areas of public wastewater and water treatment systems.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Rose State College will receive its second…

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News

Oklahomans respond to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on lethal injection protocols »

Oklahoma State Attorney General Scott Pruitt and former state Senator Connie Johnson and OK-CADP Chair Connie Johnson speak out on the Supreme Court ruling on Glossip v Gross.  Photos provided

by Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocols are constitutional. Responses from Oklahomans were sharply divided. Governor Mary Fallin commented on the majority opinion in Glossip v. Gross: “The Constitution is clearly not…

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Joyful Oklahoma gay rights advocates applaud High Court’s controversial marriage decision »

From left: Troy Stevenson, Freedom Oklahoma Executive Director (at podium) smiles during a rally celebrating the U.S. Supreme Court marriage equality ruling on June 26.  With him are Marty Coltrane, Brett Baldwin, Jim Roth, t. Sheri Dickerson, Mark Henricksen, Freedom OK Chair, Rev. Neill Coffman, and Michael Clark President of OKC Pride.  Photo by Darla Shelden

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – By a 5-4 vote in the case of Obergefell v. Hodges, the United State Supreme Court ruled on Friday (June 26) that the rights and privileges of marriage extend to same-sex couples wishing to marry in all…

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Supporters of the Affordable Care Act applaud U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding subsidies »

The Supreme Court upholds ACA ruling by a vote of 6-3.

by Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled ruled 6-3 to uphold the federal subsidy system in the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely known as “ObamaCare.” State Senate Minority Leader Randy Bass, D-Lawton, said in a statement sent to The City Sentinel:…

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Rep. Morrissette seeks Interim Study focused on Oklahoma’s nutrition challenges »

State Rep. Richard Morrissette

Staff Report State Rep. Richard Morrissette, D-Oklahoma City, has submitted an Interim Study request, asking for time, opportunity and resources to study state priorities and efforts to combat poor nutrition among Oklahomans. In a press release sent to The City Sentinel, the veteran legislator said,…

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Education OSU-OKC’s Student Success and Opportunity Center’s (SSOC) Writing Lab is offering a free Creative Cowboy Humanities Camp for eighth graders from July 6-17 from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. on campus.  Photo provided.

OSU-OKC offers two free summer day camps for students interested in art and transportation

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Oklahoma State University-Oklahoma City (OSU-OKC) will be conducting two free summer day camps in July. OSU-OKC’s Student Success and Opportunity Center’s (SSOC) Writing Lab is offering a free Creative Cowboy…

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Government (L-R) State Senate President Pro Temp Brian Bingman, Jonathan Small, executive vice president for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA) and State Rep. Mike Ritze are critics of the Supreme Court ruling to uphold the Affordable Care Act.

Oklahoma Critics of the Affordable Care Act decry U.S. Supreme Court decision upholding subsidies

by Patrick B. McGuigan Republican elected officials in Oklahoma quickly decried the U.S. Supreme Court’s 6-3 ruling upholding taxpayer subsidies for insurance coverage, the most signficant financial aspect of the Affordable Care Act (ACA), widely known…

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Editorial Broad Street, Charleston, South Carolina

After Charleston: Overcoming the heart of darkness

by Joe Dorman I have struggled with the right words to express my feelings over the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. This tragedy has been heavily publicized and politicized over the past week. My frustration has…

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Commentary Broad Street, Charleston, South Carolina

After Charleston: Overcoming the heart of darkness

by Joe Dorman I have struggled with the right words to express my feelings over the shooting in Charleston, South Carolina. This tragedy has been heavily publicized and politicized over the past week. My frustration has…

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Business Sunbeam Family Services, one of Oklahoma City’s longest serving nonprofits, welcomes Paula Gates as the new director of Early Childhood Services.  Photo provided.

Sunbeam Family Services welcomes Paula Gates as Early Childhood Services Director

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Sunbeam Family Services, one of Oklahoma City’s longest serving nonprofits, is expanding its early childhood development programs. This comes as a result of a federal Early Head Start Child Care…

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Sports Thunder logo horz

Is the OKC Thunder 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 With the 4th of July just around the corner, it is important to remember that many pets are disturbed by the loud sounds of fireworks. Keep your pets safe from the noise in a quiet, sheltered and escape-proof area at home. Photo by Darla Shelden

Tips to keep your pets safe in the summer heat and during the 4th of July weekend

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Summer has arrived with a vengeance and Oklahomans are feeling the heat and so are their furry friends. “Pet owners who enjoy spending time outdoors in the warm weather often…

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Faith Archbishop Paul S. Coakley, leader of the Catholic Church in central and western Oklahoma.  Photo Provided

Defenders of traditional marriage lament Court’s controversial ‘Obergefell v. Hodges’ decision

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – Defenders of traditional marriage on Friday (June 26) lamented the U.S. Supreme Court’s decision extending marriage rights to same-sex unions in all 50 states. The 5-4 vote in…

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