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Archive for: February, 2012

Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma promotes prevention and responsibility during National Condom Week

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Staff Report Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma (PPCO) will be celebrating the effectiveness of latex condoms during National Condom Week, Feb. 10 – 17. People can stop by their closest PPCO health centers during the week of Valentine’s Day to enter a “guess the number of condoms in the jar” contest and to pick up […]

Oklahoma City citizens join nationwide call for “No War with Iran”

Dr. Ebrahim (Abe) Soltani, computer education technology associate professor at Langston University asks, “Why do we have to have a war to solve problems? Why not peace?” Photos by Darla Shelden.

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Citizens from the Oklahoma City metro area recently held a public rally in front of the Gold Dome. They joined some 50 other cities hosting demonstrations last week delivering the message;”’No War with Iran.” A newly formed group, Americans Against the Next War (AANW), is a coalition of Oklahoma City […]

Jason Reese wants District 46 voters to give him a chance

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor Last Saturday (Feb. 4), Jason Reese, running for the state Senate District 46 seat vacated by Democrat Andrew Rice on Jan. 15, told The City Sentinel, “The first thing voters ask me is rarely a particular issue. They normally want to know who I am as a person. I […]

Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will visit Oklahoma on Thursday

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor Republican presidential candidate Rick Santorum will visit Oklahoma Thursday, The City Sentinel has learned. Santorum is one of the four hopefuls in the Grand Old Party who are still campaigning for the presidency. He will be on the state’s Tuesday, March 6 “Super Tuesday” primary ballot. Santorum will be […]

Town hall meeting to focus on improving Oklahoman’s health

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      Staff Report Residents are invited to learn how they can improve public health in Oklahoma by attending a free health fair and town hall meeting on Thursday, February 16 at the Marriott Hotel, 3233 NW Expressway. The meeting is hosted by Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid. The health fair begins at 5:30 […]

Medical oversight board meetings goes paperless

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By William F. O’Brien Contributing Writer Reams of paper used to prepare board books for members in for board meetings at the Oklahoma Board of Medical Licensure have been replaced by electronic board books, said deputy director Regi Varghese. Previously, the board prepared huge agenda for its eight members. Agenda items often included and related […]

Putnam City Grad to Represent the United States at the Venice Biennale

Putnam City High School graduate Miles Yeung is among four top University of the Arts students selected to go to prestigious Venice arts events. Photo provided.

Staff Report Oklahoma Cityan among four top dance students selected for International Festival of Contemporary Dance PHILADELPHIA, PA – Four University of the Arts dance students have been selected to participate in the Arsenale della Danza dance workshop at La Biennale di Venezia (the Venice Biennale), one of the world’s highest-profile celebrations of the arts. […]

Gridiron 2012 to “occu-pie” the mind

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Staff Report February is here, so it won’t be long before the state’s finest parody on politics, policy and people hits the stage. Hold the dates: February 22, 24 and 25. Rehearsals for the 2012 OKC Gridiron Show began Sunday, January 8. The script and the casting are complete. This year’s show, titled “Washington is […]

Televangelist Oral Roberts grandson, Randy Roberts Potts brings The Gay Agenda performance art project to Oklahoma City

:  On the set of “The Gay Agenda” when it was presented in Dallas, TX, Keaton Johnson (left) and Randy Robert Potts chat in their storefront living room.  Photo by Ange: angefitzgerald.com

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Opening at 7:00 p.m., Friday, Feb. 10, Randy Roberts Potts, grandson of Oklahoma televangelist Oral Roberts, will present “The Gay Agenda” a demonstration of what gay domestic life looks like. “The Gay Agenda” project will be held at Cole Dewey Designs, 1704 NW 16 in the Plaza District in Oklahoma […]

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