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Arts & Entertainment Nationally produced playwright Amy Wheeler (right) says her parents Jim and Jo Wheeler, both Oklahoma City University graduates, instilled in her the passion to tell stories. Photo by Tom Marks.

OCU presents “Two Birds And A Stone” by nationally recognized Oklahoma playwright Amy Wheeler »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Amy Wheeler, a native Oklahoman and nationally produced playwright, will attend the state premiere of her play “Two Birds and a Stone” at Oklahoma…

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‘Vigilant in how we treat each other’ – Dr. King’s last hours at ‘The Mountaintop’ »

    By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – Widely described as one of the most powerful fictitious portrayals thus far of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. in his…

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Martin Luther King, Jr., as someone we could know, at ‘The Mountaintop’ »

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher The new production from the Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre remains controversial in some circles. It shows us a Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. who is…

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Community

Sunbeam Family Services adds Robin Waters and Erin Engelke to executive team »

Sunbeam Family Services of Oklahoma has announced the addition of Robin Waters (left) as Chief Financial Officer and Erin Engelke as Chief External Relations Officer to the executive team of the 107 year-old social service agency.  Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Sunbeam Family Services of Oklahoma has announced the addition of Robin Waters as Chief…

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Rabbi Riskin announces historic curriculum for Israeli schools during visit to Oklahoma »

Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaks at Oklahoma City’s Chabad Community Center, February. 17, 2015. Photo by Fran Kozakowski.

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher During a visit to Oklahoma, Israeli Rabbi Shlomo Riskin unveiled plans for historic curricula detailing…

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Patients must battle more than cancer for their lives »

By Susan Logan I was told I had a tumor in my breast when I went in for my annual…

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Deformed pup dumped at OKC shelter needs community support »

The OKC Animal Shelter is seeking help from the metro community for a badly injured terrier mix that was recently dumped in the shelter’s lobby with chain markings around his neck and badly deformed legs.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On a cold weekend morning in Oklahoma City, a badly injured terrier mix was…

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Ed Shadid faces three opponents in March 3 election for Ward 2 City Council »

DR. Ed Shadid, James Cooper, Rev. Major L. Jemison, Suzanne Nichols, VOICE Facilitator.  Photos by James Nimmo.

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Council Member Dr. Ed Shadid is seeking a second term on the City Council, where he has been a passionate vote for accountability in use of public resources. He is being opposed by three opponents in the March 3 election,…

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U.S. Supreme Court to hear Oklahoma capital cases, activists want ‘stay’ of all executions »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Last week, a day before the historic U.S. Supreme Court decision to take another look at pending executions in Oklahoma, Sister Helen Prejean, a well-known opponent of capital punishment, circulated to the The City Sentinel and other news organizations…

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Diverse group of Oklahomans named 2014 Human Rights Award winners »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – A diverse group of Oklahomans have been named 2014 Human Rights Awards winners. Recognition for each came on Human Rights Day — Wednesday, December 10th — at a ceremony held in the House Chamber at the…

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From the Capitol Beat: Oklahoma’s top 10 news stories for 2014 »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – From the Capitol Beat, a perspective on the top state public policy news stories of the year that was. The Oklahoma economy remains, despite emerging signs of severe stress for the oil and gas industry, the…

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Return Fort Reno to the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. »

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    Staff Report   Fort Reno was taken from the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in 1883 “for military purposes exclusively.” It was to be returned in 1948 when the military left. However, the Government instead transferred the property to the U.S. Department…

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Oklahoma City’s ASTEC charter school gains ‘excellence’ distinction

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   ASTEC Public Charter Schools were given the distinction level of “Excellence,” by Certified Healthy Schools. In a release sent to CapitolBeatOK, school officials said they were “proud of the work…

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The City Sentinel endorses Ed Shadid

  Signs of healthy political discourse are seen across Oklahoma City, where a total of 10 candidates are contending in three city council races. For the open Ward 8 seat, three political newcomers are competing. This…

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Op ed by Marilynn Knott..

by Marilynn Knott.. On January 29 we the people will execute Richard Eugene Glossip for allegedly paying Justin Sneed to kill Barry Van Treese in 1997. I say allegedly because it was essentially Glossip’s word against…

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Commentary Ronald Regan, picture taken from web

For Kids: Tear Down That Wall

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   Education is the source of personal reformation and the pathway to achievement of dreams. Throughout my carrer in writing, reporting and teaching, I have supported education reform in the broadest…

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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 football

In football battle of city high schools, U.S. Grant edges Seeworth Academy

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – In a classic defensive struggle between two city schools, the U.S. Grant Generals emerged victorious over the tenacious Eagles of Justice Alma Wilson Seeworth Academy. The contest was…

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Health

Patients must battle more than cancer for their lives

By Susan Logan I was told I had a tumor in my breast when I went in for my annual mammogram. I never expected to be diagnosed with breast cancer, but a 3D mammogram showed a…

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Faith Rabbi Shlomo Riskin speaks at Oklahoma City’s Chabad Community Center, February. 17, 2015. Photo by Fran Kozakowski.

Rabbi Riskin announces historic curriculum for Israeli schools during visit to Oklahoma

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher During a visit to Oklahoma, Israeli Rabbi Shlomo Riskin unveiled plans for historic curricula detailing advancements over the last 50 years in Jewish-Christian relations and understanding the Christians who live in…

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