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Archive for: March, 2012

Oklahoma wines receives Gold and Bronze medals at Florida State Fair

The 24th Annual Florida State Fair International Wine Competition chose two Canadian River Winery wines for recognition. Canadian River Chocolate Merlot won a Gold Medal in the competition and Canadian River 2011 Muscat Canelli was awarded a Bronze Medal. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The 24th Annual Florida State Fair International Wine Competition chose two Canadian River Winery wines for recognition. Canadian River Chocolate Merlot won a Gold Medal in the competition and Canadian River 2011 Muscat Canelli was awarded a Bronze Medal. These Oklahoma wines were chosen from this year’s 1,067 entries from […]

Oklahoma County Democrats and Doctors for America host event about Affordable Care Act

:  Oklahoma State Director for Doctors for America, Katherine Scheirman, MD, was interviewed by NPR during a rally held in Washington D.C.  Photo provided by Doctors for America

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The Oklahoma County Democratic Party (OCDP) is hosting a health care forum to discuss the Affordable Care Act. The event, “People Over Politics: What You Should Know About the Affordable Care Act,” is set for Monday, April 2, from 5:30 p.m.to 8 p.m. at the Local 1141 IBEW Union Hall, […]

Great Cloth Diaper Change event hopes to break record and gain supporters

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By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer One day before Earth Day, communities around the world will gather together in an attempt to break the Guinness World Record for the most cloth diapers changed simultaneously. The 2012 Great Cloth Diaper Change will be held on Saturday, April 21, in the Page room at the Science Museum Oklahoma, […]

Oklahoma City prepares for presidential visit, Obama’s critics and fans comment

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Barack Obama is making his first visit to Oklahoma as president of the United States. Although no appearances open to the general public have been announced, both fans and critics of the first-term Democratic chief executive are organizing to advance their conflicting views. This evening (Wednesday, March 21) in Oklahoma City, […]

CAIR-OK 6th Annual Awards Banquet – Making Democracy Work – presents Muslim community leading voices

Dr. Imad Enchassi, founder and Executive Director of the Mercy Education Foundation, will give a motivational speech for CAIR banquet participants.  Enchassi is also founder, Imam and President of the Islamic Society of Greater Oklahoma City. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer The 6th Annual Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR) banquet, themed Making Democracy Work, will be held on Saturday, March 31, from 5 until 8:30 p.m., at the Oklahoma City Marriott, 3233 NW Expressway. Registration begins at 5 p.m. and the dinner and program follow at 6 p.m. The annual awards […]

Planning a garage sale in Oklahoma City? Permits required of residents

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Staff Report The warm and sunny weekends of summer bring to mind not only planting flowers and picnicking, but also the great American tradition of garage and yard sales. Typically, starting in the summer, homeowners kick into active de-clutter mode, and garage sales are a great opportunity to make some extra cash, pass along unwanted […]

At OCU, a “leap” into philosophy provided by Harvard Professor Michael Sandel

Harvard University Professor Michael Sandel smiles after his recent lecture at Oklahoma City University. Sandel delivered an engaging lecture touching on several questions of political philosophy. He praised OCU President Robert Henry as “a distinguished judicial leader who is now bring his concern for the liberal arts to OCU.” Sandel joked, after polling his diverse audience on a variety of issues, “Oklahoma City is a liberal place.” Photos by Patrick B. McGuigan

By Patrick B. McGuigan Executive Editor The “big questions” of life and human existence are at stake every single day in America, in the lives of individuals, of families, and within work places. That is one way to express the belief that animates the work of Professor Michael Sandel, an acclaimed philosopher and Harvard University […]

A Senate Review

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COMMENTARY By Senator Ron Justice The past two week were hectic as we spent long hours on the floor trying to meet our deadline. We successfully worked on nearly 300 bills during that time, which was no easy task. This week, we’ll return to our committees to begin consideration of House measures. The next three […]

Pittman calls for federal investigation of city’s VA Medical Center

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Staff Report In letters to the U.S. Office of Special Counsel and Congressman James Lankford, state Rep. Anastasia A. Pittman has called for a federal investigation of employment practices, alleged civil rights violations and patient care at the Oklahoma City Veterans Affairs Medical Center, which is in her state legislative district. “My office has received […]

“Street ARTini” event will benefit the arts in Central Oklahoma

: From left to right; Trevor Bruner, Lindsay McIntyre, Deborah McAuliffe Senner and Joseph McIntyre attended ARTini 2011. Lindsay and Joseph McIntyre are the 2012 ARTini event co-chairs.  Photo provide by Bryan Cook

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer Catalyst, Allied Arts’ young professionals group, is gearing up for this year’s ARTini fundraiser to benefit the arts in Central Oklahoma. The event will be held on Friday, April 20 from 7 to 11 p.m., at the Oklahoma City Farmers Public Market, 311 S Klein, Oklahoma City. It will bring […]

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