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Archive for: August, 2012

State designates presidential electors, but nationally Americans Elect party abandons campaign

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  By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – The presidential ballot status of Americans Elect remains murky in Oklahoma, even as state election officials face a tight deadline to start preparing official ballot forms.   State members of the party, which gained a ballot line in March, submitted electors Wednesday, in support of the […]

Downsized 12 year old becomes ‘spokeskid’ for child obesity

One year ago Mason Carter Harvey was a 6th grader who weighed 206 pounds.  Today, after losing 85 lbs, Mason has started a campaign called Strive for 85 with a goal to end child obesity.  Photo provided

  By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Preceding the City Arts Center’s annual Midnight Streak 5k run, on Saturday August 11 at State Fair Park, Subway restaurant’s Jared Fogle will announce the 2012 OKC Weight Loss Challenge winners at 9:30 p.m.  Over 4,000 participants have tracked their weight loss for 12 weeks.  First prize will be […]

Brightmusic unveils Tenth Anniversary concerts

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Staff Report Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble has announced its Tenth Anniversary Season of chamber music concerts. This season will consist of five regular concerts, starting in September 2012 and concluding in April 2013, followed by Brightmusic’s second Spring Festival – Schubert and Friends.    The Ensemble will have two performances of each Regular Season concert […]

Income taxes and sales taxes drive Oklahoma revenue increase

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  Staff Report   Driven by increases in income and sales, Oklahoma’s total revenue collections resumed their rise in July after dipping slightly the month before, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced as he released the gross receipts to the treasury report for the first month of the fiscal year. Total treasury collections in July grew […]

City Arts Center plans 8th annual Midnight Streak at State Fair Park

The 8th annual Midnight Streak, a 5-K run for the arts, will take place at 11 p.m. on Saturday, Aug. 11 at City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. at State Fair Park.  Photo provided

By Darla Shelden Contributing Writer   Late night streakers, or rather coolly dressed runners, will gather at the 8th annual Midnight Streak, a 5-K run for the arts, on Saturday, August 11 at 11 p.m. at City Arts Center, 3000 General Pershing Blvd. at State Fair Park. The theme for 2012 is “Cool-er Runnings,” inspired […]

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