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Arts & Entertainment The 2019 Neighborhood Arts programs is a series of family friendly performances that will take place through July 26 at your local library.  Facebook photo

Metropolitan Library System summer Neighborhood Arts program begins »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Metropolitan Library System has announced its schedule for the 2019 Neighborhood Arts programs, a series of performances that will take…

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Four Acclaimed Musicians kick off Brightmusic Summer Festival Thursday at St. Paul’s »

The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Oklahoma City – The first concert of the 2019 Brightmusic Summer Festival (“Intimate Portraits in Chamber Music”) is slated for 7:30 p,.m. Thursday, June…

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The Paseo Art Space (3022 Paseo) is proud to welcome artist Sharon Sudduth and her exhibition “100 Faces: A Human Kaleidoscope,  Photo provided.

Get in Tune with June at Paseo First Friday Gallery Walk »

Staff Report As Oklahoma’s first arts district, the Paseo Arts District continues to grow with restaurants, galleries and retail. The community is invited to the First Friday Gallery Walk every…

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Getting to know Nyla: Appreciating Rose State’s Professor Khan »

Top, from left: Gen. Rita Aragon (ret.), Nyla Ali Khan, Patrick B. McGuigan; Bottom Row: Verbus M. Counts and his wife Sandra. Photo by Rebecca Thompson, from Dialogue Institute luncheon, June 11, 2019.  Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel   Oklahoma City – Professor Nyla Ali Khan delivered a memorable speech at the…

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OK-CADP elects 2019-2020 board officers »

Rev. Don Heath and Dr. Elizabeth Overman have been re-elected as OK-CADP’s executive board chair and vice chair respectively, for OK-CADP’s 2019-2020 term. Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Coalition to Abolish the Death Penalty (OK-CADP) has…

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Remington Park to host 2nd annual Oklahoma BBQ Championship »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2nd Annual Oklahoma BBQ Championship “Festival of the Pig”…

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BREAKING NEWS

Weather

June 18, 2019, 3:59 pm
Partly sunny
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87°F
real feel: 92°F
humidity: 49%
wind speed: 9 mph SW
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 6:15 am
sunset: 8:48 pm
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News

Lawyers, Activists seek Clemency for Julius Jones. Case issues detailed »

Federal Public Defenders Amanda Bass and Dale  Baich, representing Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones, plan to press for clemency for their client.  Photo by Darla Shelden

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Lawyers for Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones plan to press for clemency for their client. The news was shared at a recent event supporting Oklahoma’s leading organization coordinating efforts to end capital punishment in Oklahoma. Lawyers…

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Getting to know Nyla: Appreciating Rose State’s Professor Khan »

Top, from left: Gen. Rita Aragon (ret.), Nyla Ali Khan, Patrick B. McGuigan; Bottom Row: Verbus M. Counts and his wife Sandra. Photo by Rebecca Thompson, from Dialogue Institute luncheon, June 11, 2019.  Photo provided.

Patrick B. McGuigan, The City Sentinel   Oklahoma City – Professor Nyla Ali Khan delivered a memorable speech at the Oklahoma City headquarters of the Dialogue Institute, with the theme, “Building Community and Engaging Young People in the Process of Democracy.” The presentation was a…

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After nine months, University of Oklahoma has not answered Open Records Request »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan and Stacy Martin   Oklahoma City, OK, June 17, 2019 – Nine months ago today, our Open Records request was “snail-mailed” to the Open Records Office at the University of Oklahoma. That letter, dated September 17, 2018 sought to recover from…

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The Value of Fathers and Father Figures »

Travis Arnold, president and CEO of Feed the Children.  Photo provided.

Travis Arnold Time spent together over a meal is something that strengthens relationships, develops positive behaviors, creates connections and provides stability for our kids. In many situations for adults, the lack of a consistent mealtime stems from an inability to provide food for the table.…

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Education Although most young people can type on cellphone and I phone keyboards, and most use computer keyboards frequently, the discipline of "home keys" and other aspects of traditional typing are often missing from their skill sets. Photo Provided

Oklahoma City Public Schools students gain “college- and career-ready” typing (keyboarding) skills

Staff Report   The local school district’s first-ever Keyboarding Competition was fun, participants say – and it inspired students in grades 3-8 to master typing. In the age of computers that is an essential skill which…

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Government Curtis Shelton. Photo provided.

In education funding, appropriations don’t tell the whole story

by Curtis Shelton, OCPA Research Fellow   With a budget agreement officially announced common education in Oklahoma is set to receive $157.5 million in additional appropriated funding for the upcoming fiscal year. This $157.5 million is…

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Editorial After a recent setback in the Oklahoma v. Julius Jones case, the legal team working for Jones, a death row inmate, has filed a new petition with the U.S. Supreme Court. The Jones conviction is among the most prominent of controversial death row convictions helping to sustain national debate over the wisdom of public policy surrounding executions and the death penalty itself. Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: Let’s call the whole thing off: As policy and for principle, no more executions

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher and Editor OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Mon., Jan. 28, 2019 – Over the past several years, doubts about the validity of death sentences and executions in this state, both past and pending,…

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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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Ward 7 Council Member Nikki Nice to host forums on June 13, June 25

Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Ward 7 Oklahoma City Council Member Nikki Nice will host two community forums this month: A panel discussion with black elected officials on Thursday, June 13, and a conversation…

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Sports Zaydyn Applegate, Muskogee Special Olympics was named Athlete of the week last October.  Facebook photo.

Special Olympics Oklahoma kicks off 50th Anniversary with 2019 Winter Games

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK. — Special Olympics Oklahoma will kick off their 50th anniversary with the annual State Winter Games January 10 through 12. Nearly 2,700 Special Olympics Athletes are expected to…

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I2U Culinary Solutions creates new wellness concept for metro hospitals

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Co-founders Jonathan Stranger, Brent Wilson and Dr. Steven Sands, have embarked on a new health and wellness venture working with hospitals and their patients in the metro…

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Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and wife Nechoma will be honored at this week’s “Aspire to Inspire” gala

by Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma City – On behalf of the Chabad Community Center, friends of Rabbi Ovadia Goldman and his wife Nechoma are hosting an event deemed “Aspire To Inspire.” The Goldmans have served the…

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