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Arts & Entertainment The Oklahoma Latino Cultural Center is partnering with Oklahoma Contemporary for a Celebration of Latino Culture on Sat. Oct. 20, at the State Fair Grounds. Photo provided

Celebration of Latino Culture set for Oct. 20 at OK Contemporary »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Latino Cultural Center (OKLCC) is partnering with Oklahoma Contemporary to hold a Celebration of Latino Culture. This free,…

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To Benefit CityRep – ‘The Second City’ comes to historic Tower Theatre on October 11 »

Staff Report Join CityRep at the historic Tower Theatre (425 N.W. 23, 73103) to welcome Chicago’s legendary sketch and improvisation comedy theater “The Second City” for a performance of their…

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The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden will host the family-friendly Monarch Madness 5K/FunRun and Festival to raise awareness and funds for monarch butterfly conservation.  Photo provided

OKC Zoo hosts Monarch Festival and 5K/Fun Run to raise funds for butterfly conservation »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden will host two family-friendly events to raise awareness and funds for monarch butterfly…

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Other Options holds Cookie’s Thanksgiving fundraiser, Black & White Party and Bar Wars – Game On to support those with HIV/AIDS »

Paula Love, Shelley Sanders and Lynn Taylor are dressed to the nines at the first annual Black & White party, one of the upcoming events to support Other Options in Oklahoma City.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – “Cookie’s Thanksgiving needs your help,” Other Options executive director Mary…

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Judicial Forums Will Introduce Oklahoma County Candidates to the Public »

(L-R) Candidates for Oklahoma County District Judge Natalie Mai, Stieve Sloan, Heather Coyle and Rand Eddy.  Facebook photos

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In an effort to inform voters, two Judicial Forums will…

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OKC advocates celebrate National White Cane Safety Day on Oct 13 »

Heartland Council of the Blind Vice President Frances Poindexter (left) and her son Steve Herrera walk inside a local shopping mall during National White Cane Safety Awareness Day in 2017. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, October 13, the Heartland Council of the Blind…

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October 17, 2018, 10:34 pm
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News

ANALYSIS: Jackie Short and Bob Anthony answer reporter’s questions but a Progressive won’t; Drew’s trip to Masters gets scrutiny – and a ballot initiative gets important backing »

Jackie Short, an independent candidate and Bob Anthony, Republican candidate, both running for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. File photos

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher From the state’s largest newspaper, two stories of interest as election day nears – and, from a venerable state group comes a boost for supporters of choice in eye care. * Generally speaking if you are running in a statewide race,…

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A Chorus for Coyle – Support Heather on November 6 »

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The City Sentinel Endorsement   Heather Coyle is a solid citizen, and an outstanding attorney. The City Sentinel endorses her in the November general election for the job of judge in the 7th Judicial District, Office No. 8. Candidates for elected judicial office can (carefully)…

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COMMENTARY: Why I will support Natalie Mai for Oklahoma County District Judge »

Natalie Mai is seeking election to the District 7, Office 5  as Oklahoma County District Judge.  Photo provided.

  Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher Oklahoma City, OK – Now an attorney in the Sooner State, Natalie Mai and her mother left their home in Vietnam when the little girl was just 11 years old. They came, as millions of people from around the world…

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Gross receipts to Oklahoma state treasury soar to record heights, Ken Miller says »

In this summer 2017 photograph, Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller was briefing state Capitol reporters. Photo by Pat McGuigan

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – Oklahoma Gross Receipts to the Treasury, which reflect general state economic activity, surged by 14 percent in September – the tenth month of double-digit growth in the past year, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Thursday (October 4). Gross receipts…

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Education The three-hour High Structure – High Love™, training will explain the educational philosophy used at Positive Tomorrows, Oklahoma’s only elementary school specifically serving homeless children.  Photo courtesy Positive Tomorrows

Positive Tomorrows offers training for those working with children living in poverty

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Positive Tomorrows now offers High Structure – High Love™, a three-hour training program developed specifically for educators and professionals who are working with children living in poverty. This…

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Government Mark Myles, candidate for Oklahoma Attorney General.  Photo provided.

Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter assumes ‘responsibility’ for evidence task force, November opponent Mark Myles wonders ‘what took so long, and why now?’

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter announced this week, in a press release from his state government office, he will “assume authority over and responsibility for the Sexual Assault Forensic Evidence…

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The full picture: 401(k) plans vs. public pensions

by Curtis Shelton   Note: Curtis Shelton is a policy research fellow for the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs (OCPA), the Sooner State’s largest public policy research group, which is based in Oklahoma City. OCPA recently…

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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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Commercial Real Estate Summit set for September 20 at Cox Convention Center

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Central Oklahoma Commercial Association of REALTORS® is hosting the 2018 Commercial Real Estate Summit® on Thursday, September 20, 2018. The event will be held from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m.…

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Sports The 2017-18 Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge campaign was spearheaded by OSU Coach Mike Gundy and OU Coach Lincoln Riley.  Photo provided.

Over 800 coaches participate in 4th annual Oklahoma Mentoring Challenge

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Over 800 Oklahoma coaches from 238 communities teamed up with mentoring organizations across the state to participate in the fourth annual Oklahoma Coaches Mentoring Challenge, a…

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Health NewView’s free summer OWL Camp will be held for the first time at YMCA Camp Classen from July 15-21.  Photo provided.

NewView Oklahoma hosts summer Owl Camp for blind and visually impaired children

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma will host its annual free summer OWL (Oklahomans Without Limits) Camp for campers ages 8 to 14 years old who are blind or visually…

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Theologian Matthew Fox to speak in Oklahoma City

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Internationally acclaimed theologian Matthew Fox will lecture, present a workshop, and preach in Oklahoma City, over four days, October 18 through 21. Fox is renowned for…

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