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Archive for: February, 2012

OU College of Law introduces undergraduates to law student life

The University of Oklahoma, College of Law (OU Law) will hold it’s annual Diversity Day program on March 2, in the Dick Bell Court Room. The event allows those interested in pursuing a legal education to experience a day in the life of a law student with OU Law’s faculty and current students.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The University of Oklahoma, College of Law (OU Law) will hold it’s annual Diversity Day program on March 2, in the Dick Bell Court Room, 300 Timberdell Road, Norman, OK, from 9:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. The OU Student Bar Association is hosting the event as a part of their […]

Editor’s Notebook: Group slams proposed Internet taxes, McAffrey begins Senate duties, Israeli couples shares story of “Terror to Triumph”

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor From an editor’s notebook: Americans for Prosperity’s Stuart Jolly is opposing legislative proposals to collect sales and use taxes on Internet transactions, Al McAffrey will assume Senate duties tomorrow (taking a ceremonial oath on Thursday), and an Israeli couple are visiting Oklahoma City to describe their lives since terrorists […]

Occupy This! Lyric at the Plaza hosts Oklahoma City Gridiron Club’s roast of Obama, Fallin and all their pals

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by Publius When in the course of human events, February comes to the calendar — verily it is time for the annual performance of the Oklahoma City Gridiron Club. And now, the annual roast of politics and culture is under way at Lyric on the Plaza (1727 NW 16). This year’s story, “Washington is Cooking […]

State Director for Doctors for America explains the Affordable Care Act

Katherine Scheirman, MD, Oklahoma State Director for Doctors for America and retired US Air Force Colonel (left), supports the Affordable Care Act along with other physicians at a Doctors for America rally in Washington D.C.  Photo provided by Doctors for America

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The Affordable Care Act (ACA), passed by Congress and signed into law by President Obama in March 2010 takes full effect in 2014. Advocates say it will give Oklahoma residents more control over their health care choices. Recently, a local expert and strong supporter of the ACA presented her views […]

Oklahoma City Metropolitan Aluminum Cans for Burned Children Firefighters ask citizens to collect cans for recycling funds

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Staff Report The traditional role of the public safety personnel is rapidly changing. Typically, the public views public safety agencies as a source to mitigate emergencies as they occur. Today, many of these agencies are interacting with the communities they serve, before and after emergencies, through various outreach programs. The Aluminum Cans for Burned Children […]

Basketball Freshman of the Year finalists announced

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor This morning (Wednesday, February 15), the five finalists for the 2012 Wayman Tisdale Freshman of the Year award were announced. (Some fans got the word early, form a twitter release at halftime of the Ohio State vs. Minnesota basketball game on ESPN. The finalists for the honor, recognizing the […]

“My Fair Lady” superb entertainment for fans of renowned musical

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre production of “My Fair Lady” is a triumph. Fortunately for the company but unfortunately for playgoers who don’t already have tickets, the show is sold out through this weekend. In fact, Tuesday’s special Valentine’s night showing contributed to making this the best-selling run in […]

“Give Pugs a Chance” Meet & Greet hopes to match pugs with people

Photo 2 Cutline: Tonka, a 7-month-old black male pug, gets along great with his foster pug sisters and brothers and will make a great addition to a loving home. Contact HBPR at 405-706-1492 to adopt Tonka. Photo by Anita Brenberger

href=”http://www.homewardboundpugrescue.com”> By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Homeward Bound Pug Rescue (HBPR) is hosting the “Give Pugs a Chance” Meet & Greet event on Saturday, Feb. 18, at A-1 Pet Emporium, 9417 N. May Avenue, in Oklahoma City, from 12 noon – 4 p.m. Homeward Bound has pugs and a lot of them. Gail Tucker, Homeward […]

Dr. Robin Meyers inaugural book signing event: “The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus”

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Oklahoma minister Dr. Robin Meyers’ will present his latest book, “The Underground Church: Reclaiming the Subversive Way of Jesus” with a reading and book signing at Full Circle Bookstore, 50 Penn Place, 1900 NW Expressway, in Oklahoma City on Thursday, Feb. 23, at 7 p.m. in the cafe. Meyers, senior […]

In Senate race, Al McAffrey says District 46 oppose end to personal income tax

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by Patrick B. McGuigan State Rep. Al McAffrey, the incumbent Democrat in House District 88, is running hard in the special election to fill the vacancy in Senate District 46. The election will be held Tuesday, February 14, with early voting beginning this weekend. The seat was held until January 15 by Andrew Rice, who […]

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