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Arts & Entertainment Designed especially for ages 4 through 12, these concerts enhance a child's musical education and begin a life-long love of music. Conductor Matthew Troy, has planned concerts titled "Cartoon Classics," "Knights & Princesses," and "A Concert for the Planet."

Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2014-2015 season »

Staff Report Coming soon: The 26th season of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Maestro Joel Levine. Highlights include pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, the concert staging of “Ellis Island: The Dream of…

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Elizabeth Ellis, also known as “the Divine Miss E” will perform this month at the 34th Annual Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival at the Oklahoma History Center. Photo provided.

Annual Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival welcomes the “Divine Miss E”Elizabeth Ellis »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Arts Council of Oklahoma City’s 34th Annual Oklahoma City Storytelling Festival will be held at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive,…

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Myriad Botanical Gardens and the Urban Ad Coalition Present Film Series »

StaffReport Oklahoma City’s Myriad Botanical Gardens and the newly-formed Urban Ag Coalition have teamed up to present a series of programs designed to raise awareness Series sponsors are TLC Garden…

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Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2014-2015 season »

Designed especially for ages 4 through 12, these concerts enhance a child's musical education and begin a life-long love of music. Conductor Matthew Troy, has planned concerts titled "Cartoon Classics," "Knights & Princesses," and "A Concert for the Planet."

Staff Report Coming soon: The 26th season of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Maestro Joel Levine. Highlights include pianist Jean-Yves…

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Free job training at Rose State College »

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Staff Report The Rose State College Green Jobs Training Institute, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, is currently offering FREE…

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Whatever happened to Pokertribes.com, The State of Oklahoma and It’s Tribe’s on Online Poker & the iGaming opportunity? »

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Sixteen months ago, Oklahoma was on the verge of a stunning transformation for its Native-owned gaming industry, in wake of…

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Local group spotlights National Americans United speaker Rob Boston »

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  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2014 Annual Membership meeting of the Oklahoma City Chapter of Americans United…

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A.G. Scott Pruitt ‘hopes and prays’ a ‘consequential’ ruling hints at ACA’s demise »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s been a rough week for defenders of the Affordable Care Act. A Government Accountability Office investigation found widespread fraud in the application process for premium subsidies under the program (http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/federal-undercover-investigation-signs-up-fake-applicants-for-aca-coverage-subsidies/2014/07/22/743a04fa-11ce-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html), and public opinion polls continue to…

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An analysis: U.S. Interior Department rebuffs BIA meddling in OK Cheyenne & Arapaho governance »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – A seemingly obscure administrative ruling could mean good times will return for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, benefitting the state and regional economy. A decision from the U.S. Interior Board of Indian Appeals gives hope…

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Oklahoma is America’s eleventh most corrupt state, study says »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Hong Kong ranked Oklahoma the eleventh most corrupt state in America. John L. Mikesell, of Indiana, and Cheol Liu of Hong Kong, studied 25,000 convictions of public…

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Col. Steve Russell surges to lead in Fifth District GOP primary, will face Commissioner Patrice Douglas in runoff »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher   Col. Steve Russell — a former state senator and author of an autobiographical book about his U.S. Army unit’s role in the capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein – surged to a first-place finish in last week’s Republican…

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Gov. Fallin signs criminal justice reform bill »

Recent graduates of the acclaimed Women in Recovery (WIR) program gathered to witness Gov. Mary Fallin's signature on Senate Bill 1278. The new law authorizes the state government to enter a Pay for Success (PFS) program to support an alternative to incarceration for women offenders who complete the WIR program. 
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Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin held a ceremonial bill signing for Senate Bill 1278 on Thursday, June 19 in the Blue Room at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Sen. Kim David, R-Porter and participants of the 31 participants of the Women in…

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Free job training at Rose State College

Staff Report The Rose State College Green Jobs Training Institute, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, is currently offering FREE job training for the water and wastewater sector. The training consists of three consecutive weeks of…

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Political neophyte backs Democrats, garners “dark money,” and wants to be GOP state Senate nominee

by Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – As summer’s near-100 degree days persist, one of the most heated legislative campaigns is the Republican runoff in state Senate District 40, where the two remaining contenders are…

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Editorial Connie Johnson

COMMENTARY: For a serious November election, vote for a serious runoff candidate: Connie Johnson

COMMENTARY By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – In 1978, Democrats in the Fifth Congressional District inexplicably nominated Jesse D. Knipp for the U.S. House. He was the quintessential unserious candidate. He humiliated the…

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Commentary Connie Johnson

COMMENTARY: For a serious November election, vote for a serious runoff candidate: Connie Johnson

COMMENTARY By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – In 1978, Democrats in the Fifth Congressional District inexplicably nominated Jesse D. Knipp for the U.S. House. He was the quintessential unserious candidate. He humiliated the…

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Free job training at Rose State College

Staff Report The Rose State College Green Jobs Training Institute, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, is currently offering FREE job training for the water and wastewater sector. The training consists of three consecutive weeks of…

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Sports picture from web

Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant: Power and principle, strength and humility, skill and wisdom

  by Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – Nearly 1,000 readers across varied platforms posting or publishing my work viewed a question I posed on Facebook: “Is Kevin Durant the most powerful man in Oklahoma…

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Health surgery

Surgery Center of Oklahoma: Savings to county government excellent $570,000 in five months

Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – In less than five months, an Oklahoma County health plan reform has saved several hundred thousand dollars in a program benefiting local employees, The City Sentinel has learned.…

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Faith Patrick McGuigan

Mourning and evening: Memories of Things Past, and reflections on the days to come

by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – We gathered July 1, a windy Wednesday at Lake Hefner in north Oklahoma City. Next to the curved walls of the Eisenhower Plaza there were perhaps 100…

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