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‘Killing Richard Glossip’ world premiere to be held in Oklahoma City »

By Patrick B. McGuigan A private screening of the first episode in Discovery ID’s documentary “Killing Richard Glossip” is slated for Wednesday, April 5 at the Paramount Cinema in Oklahoma…

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The final concert of the Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will feature the internationally renowned Mnozil Brass band on April 4 in Stillwater.  Mnozil Brass Facebook photo.

OSU’s Allied Arts season finale presents international ensemble Mnozil Brass »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK – The Oklahoma State University 2016-2017 Allied Arts series will close out this season with the performance of the internationally renowned Mnozil…

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The Oklahoma Zulus are co-presenters of The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture on March 31.  Oklahoma Zulus Twitter photo.

Oklahoma City Get Down celebrates hip-hop culture March 31 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Friday, March 31, rap artists Guerrilla Breed and the Oklahoma Zulus will present The Oklahoma City Get Down, a celebration of hip-hop culture. The event…

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OPINION: A modest proposal, from one ‘loyal and true’ — Why not raise the roof? Or the ceiling? »

Nancy Lieberman. Slate.com

Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel editor and publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – May it please the court of public opinion,…

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COMMENTARY: Senator Shortey’s Shortcomings »

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by Steve Fair Last week the Oklahoma State Senate unanimously voted to strip Senator Ralph Shortey, R-Oklahoma City, of his…

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COMMENTARY: Shortey, and the fork in the road »

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By Sean Cummings Do as I say not as I do. I often heard this as a child. Usually, it…

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Society of Professional Journalists, Oklahoma, will celebrate 2017 awards in Stillwater »

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Society of Professional Journalists Oklahoma (SPJ OK) Professional Chapter will feature acclaimed Pulitzer Prize winner and Washington Post Investigative Editor David Fallis as the keynote speaker as the chapter honors the state’s top journalists during its annual awards banquet…

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Curtain Call for the Oklahoma City Gridiron: When a good thing ended, they paid it forward »

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Publius OKLAHOMA CITY – It seems that all good things must come to an end. And, it is incontestable that the Oklahoma City Gridiron’s annual parodies (held between 1928 and 2015, with only a brief time off during the Second World War) were a good…

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Treasurer Ken Miller: Oklahoma’s Gross Receipts show slight improvement over prior year »

Oklahoma State Treasurer Ken Miller.  Photo provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury in February were slightly higher than those in the same month of last year. It marked a second month of positive growth following 20 months of contraction, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced this week. February…

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Adventure Week in the Gardens set for Spring Break  »

On Touch-A-Truck Tuesday children participating in Adventure Week at the Myriad Gardens, March 13-17, are invited to touch a truck and talk to the drivers. Photos by Carl Shortt Jr.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Myriad Botanical Gardens has a week of fun-filled Spring Break activities for kids planned from Monday through Friday, March 13-17. Adventure Week at the Gardens will feature activities and workshops under the Pavilion, on the Pavilion lawn and…

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Education OFE President Craig Story (left) and LEF Outreach Chair Beth Johnson (right) present a 2016 Outstanding Program Award for Local Education Foundations in recognition of an early childhood art studio sponsored by the Education Foundation of Muskogee. Accepting on behalf of the foundation are Melony Carey (second from left), director of Secondary Education for Muskogee Public Schools, and Alice Adair, foundation president. OFE Facebook Photo

Nominations sought for Outstanding Public School Foundation Programs

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Foundation for Excellence is seeking nominations for its 2017 Outstanding Program Awards for Local Education Foundations. Each year the foundation recognizes innovative programs sponsored or administered…

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Government State Rep. George Young.  Photo provided.

Good words about George Young – minister, legislator, community leader

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – State Representative George E. Young, Sr., D-Oklahoma City, flows in and out of the news naturally, as a direct and inevitable result of his involvement in myriad community causes, and effective…

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Editorial OK County Sheriff

COMMENTARY: No to the Magic Christian: The front-runner for Oklahoma County Sheriff is the worst choice. Both Taylor and Macy are better

Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher and editor OKLAHOMA CITY – In the Republican primary, two well-qualified men have stepped up, seeking to take the place of former Sheriff John Whetsel, who resigned a few weeks ago. R.…

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Commentary Patrick B. McGuigan

COMMENTARY: Getting the right answer by changing the question: If left-wing academic bias is a given, why should taxpayers finance it?

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – You have to love a policy wonk who asks a question different from the one people assume is “the question” of the day. Neal McCluskey is such a wonk.…

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Business Retiring after 10 years as Executive Director of the Pioneer Library System in January, Anne Masters stands in front of Norman Public Library West which houses the administrative offices for the library system. Photo by Shevaun Williams

Pioneer Library System’s Executive Director announces retirement

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Anne Masters, the Executive Director of the Pioneer Library System since 2007, has announced her retirement, effective in January 2017. A reception open to the members of the PLS community…

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Sports Nancy Lieberman. Slate.com

OPINION: A modest proposal, from one ‘loyal and true’ — Why not raise the roof? Or the ceiling?

Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel editor and publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – May it please the court of public opinion, and more importantly OSU Athletic Director Mike Holder. Herewith my credentials, in condensed resume form: Patrick…

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Health Wrinkles Roy Shelden, a blind and diabetic pug rescued by Homeward Bound Pug Rescue and Adoption of Oklahoma, is seen after surgery performed at Neel Veterinary Hospital.  Photo by Darla Shelden

‘Furry person’ Wrinkles the pug needs your help (really money!)

Contribute to Homeward Bound Pug Rescue of Oklahoma’s “gofundme” page! Patrick B. McGuigan March 5, 2017 Wrinkles surgery and Go Fund Me Page www.gofundme.com/wrinkles-needs-u-s Oklahoma City – I have written previously about the life and death…

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Faith The third annual Oklahoma Muslim Day at the Capitol designed to connect the Muslim community with lawmakers, promote civic engagement and educate attendees on issues of equality and social justice. Photo provided.

CAIR-OK to host annual Muslim Day at the Capitol and Awards Banquet

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – On Thursday, March 2, the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK) will host its 3rd annual “Oklahoma Muslim Day at the Capitol.” The morning…

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