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To My Students, to my Friends, and to my Readers: A Summer Reading List »

Patrick B. McGuigan With affection and appreciation, here is a summer reading list for those who have been my students across the years, from the college level in the late…

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The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has reopened offering the Outdoor Safari Walk to see many of the Zoo’s favorite animals.  Photo provided.

OKC Zoo reopens with Outdoor Safari Walk »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Since being temporarily closed for almost two months to help prevent the spread of the coronavirus, COVID-19, the Oklahoma…

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Tulsa Ballet will stream live performances of Shibuya Blues and Extremely Close, free of charge, on Friday, May 1 at 7 p.m. and Saturday, May 2 at 12 p.m. (CST), via the Tulsa Ballet YouTube channel. Facebook photo

Tulsa Ballet to stream Shibuya Blues and Extremely Close performances live »

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter TULSA, OK – Tulsa Ballet will present a double bill of Shibuya Blues, an abstract piece about one of the busiest districts in…

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Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt signs emergency proclamation including downtown curfew »

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The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Oklahoma City – Mayor David Holt Sunday night signed a proclamation of a state…

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OKC Pride Alliance to host Virtual Pride Week featuring online Parade this month »

OKC Pride will host the first ever Virtual Pride Week Festival & Parade from Monday, June 15, through Sunday, June 21. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In solidarity with the majority of Pride events worldwide,…

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Photo Gallery – May 30-31 Property Damage on Classen Boulevard »

The Ace Bindery on Classen Boulevard in Oklahoma City suffered exterior damage overnight on May 30-31, including to windows facing the busy thoroughfare.

Photos and Notes by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, as the sun lowered in the western…

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The Sociopolitical and Historical Context That Shaped Women Like My Grandmother in the 1940s »

Decades ago in Kashmir: Akbar Jehan, grandmother of Nyla Ali Khan Lady Mountbatten, and Rajkamuri Amrit Kaur. Provided Photo.

Nyla Ali Khan   In what ways are women present in political contexts? Kashmiri women, from different walks of life, have managed against all odds to express their agency during the plethora of political, social, and military transformations in the past nine decades. During the…

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Oklahoma City Mayor David Holt signs emergency proclamation including downtown curfew »

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The City Sentinel Online, Staff Report Oklahoma City – Mayor David Holt Sunday night signed a proclamation of a state of emergency in Oklahoma City that includes a curfew for parts of downtown due to violent actions by people near the police station since 9…

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Photo Gallery – May 30-31 Property Damage on Classen Boulevard »

The Ace Bindery on Classen Boulevard in Oklahoma City suffered exterior damage overnight on May 30-31, including to windows facing the busy thoroughfare.

Photos and Notes by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, as the sun lowered in the western sky, a demonstration took place to protest of the death, several days earlier, of George Floyd in Minneapolis. Demonstrators protested his death and that of…

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ReMerge taps Jenna Morey as new executive director »

Jenny Morey, former Vice President at Goodwill Industries of Central Oklahoma, will serve as the new executive director of ReMerge starting June 1.  Facebook photo.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – ReMerge has announced that Jenny Morey will become its new executive director. Morey will take over upon the retirement of Terri Woodland on June 1.  Woodland has served as the organization’s leader since its founding…

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Imagination Library literacy program enacted into state law

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma is on its way to having its own Imagination Library — a literacy program providing free books to encourage children to read. Sen. John Haste,…

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Government House Majority Leader Mike Sanders receives the 2019 Oklahoma Legislator of the Year Award from members of the American Legion Department of Oklahoma. Pictured left to right are: Tim Smith of Ft. Gibson; Carl Kuykendall, State Adjutant, Rep. Sanders; Michael Taylor of Bethany; and Jimmy Ching, State Commander. Photo Provided.

Stitt signs Sanders, Bice Dyslexia Screening bill

The City Sentinel Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – A bill requiring dyslexia screening for early elementary students not reading on grade level was signed into law by the governor on Tuesday (May 19).. House Bill 2804,…

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Editorial Patrick B. McGuigan, publisher of The City Sentinel.  File photo

An Easter Message from “Mr. McGuigan”

    by Patrick B. McGuigan Thursday, April 9, 2020 Dear Students (and readers and friends): For as long as I can remember, I have loved to write, and to read. And, since 1976 I have…

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Commentary Nyla Ali Khan spoke last week at the Oklahoma Bar Association headquarters in Oklahoma City. She drew a large crowd for her address on troubles in her native land: “Revitalization of Federalism and Restoration of Civil Rights in Kashmir.” Khan teaches at both Rose State College in Midwest City and Oklahoma City Community College. 
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Dr. Nyla Ali Khan addresses Kashmir crisis for members of Oklahoma “Inns of Court”

  Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City, OK – In a recent speech to Oklahoma members of the national “Inns of Court,” a leading American voice for her native Kashmir — Dr. Nyla Ali Khan –…

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Comanche Nation signs historic gaming compact with State of Oklahoma

The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Below is a transcript of remarks made by Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson, Sr. at a press conference announcing and signing an historic agreement between the…

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Sports Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray are among the five 2019 draftees.  Facebook photos

Globetrotters draft pics include Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Harlem Globetrotters recently held their 13th annual player draft, selecting talented prospects including three standout collegiate players as well as a two-time Oscar-winning actor and a…

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Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services Responds to COVID-19 Pandemic

The City Sentinel Staff Report   Though Oklahoma’s first COVID-19 case wasn’t identified until March 6, Citizen Potawatomi Nation Health Services (CPNHS) was already prepared. On Feb. 28, CPN (Citizen Potawatomi Nation) Chief Medical Officer George…

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Virtual Interfaith Community Conversations set for Monday, April 20 and Thursday, April 23

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Faith community leaders are invited to participate in the first Interfaith Alliance Community Conversations Facebook Live event on Monday, April 20, from 5:30-7 p.m. The conversation,…

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