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Archive for: April, 2017

WildCare Oklahoma is having a Baby Shower and you’re invited!

WildCare Oklahoma will host its annual Baby Shower on Saturday, April 29 from 2 – 5 p.m., which is free and open to the public.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NOBLE, OK – WildCare Oklahoma only opens its doors to the public twice a year and one of those opportunities to visit will be Saturday, April 29. The much anticipated WildCare annual Baby Shower will be held from 2-5 p.m. and admission is free. The facility is located at […]

Oklahomans to ‘brave the shave’ at St. Baldrick’s OKC event to fight childhood cancer

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Report OKLAHOMA CITY – St. Baldrick’s OKC will hold its 2017 annual fundraiser in support of the St. Baldrick’s Foundation on Sunday, April 23. The event will be in the Western Avenue Corridor at NW 42nd and Western, adjacent to VZD’s Restaurant and Bar and Becks Garage. Registration will begin at noon, with […]

OCC Annual Benefit Breakfast set for April 20

The Oklahoma Conference of Churches Annual Benefit Breakfast will feature speakers Kim Moyer, state director of Marsy’s Law for Oklahoma, and the Rev. Dr. William Tebbernee, OCC executive director. Photos provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, April 20, the Oklahoma Conference of Churches will host its annual Benefit Breakfast at St. Paul’s Cathedral, 127 NW 7th St., in Oklahoma City. The free breakfast will be prepared by the Brotherhood of St. Andrew.  Donations will be accepted to support OCC’s many ministry […]

Capitol Report for April 15: As the wind blows, hope for criminal justice reform, paying for success

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On Saturday’s News9 segment, “Capitol Report,” analyst Patrick B. McGuigan said the Legislature has begun to deal with revenue and policy challenges the state faces. The Legislature passed the proposal to accelerate the “sunset” for the zero-emissions credits that “incentivized” the state wind energy industry in recent years. The CapitolBeatOK editor pointed out the wind […]

Investigation Discovery channel greenlights 5th episode of award winning filmmaker Joe Berlinger’s docu-series ”Killing Richard Glossip”

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Staff Report As Richard Glossip sits on Oklahoma’s death row awaiting a new execution date, the  true crime network, Investigation Discovery has greenlighted an all-new 5th episode of the documentary series premiering tonight, “” Produced by RadicalMedia in in Association with Third Eye Motion Picture Company, the first four episodes of “Killing Richard Glossip” will begin […]

State Rep. David Brumbaugh ‘has passed suddenly’

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Staff Report State Rep. David Brumbaugh, R-Broken Arrow, passed away Saturday evening, his family said. The news came in a press release from the office of Speaker of the House Charles McCall, R-Atoka. Rep. Brumbaugh had served House District 76 since 2010. He has served as the current Republican Caucus Chair since 2014 and was […]

Oklahomans should prepare for another active tick season

Experts anticipate this year’s tick season will be longer and possibly more intense after recent mild winters and wet springs. Hard ticks, such as the American dog tick and the lone star tick, will be a main concern for Oklahomans. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK – Oklahomans have enjoyed a mild winter but that could mean an active tick season approaching. It is likely more ticks have survived and we should become familiar with how to deal ticks. A new report from the Oklahoma State University Cooperative extension states that the “most […]

Dialogue Institute Honors Thunder player, University President and Philanthropist at 13th annual Friendship Dinner

At the 2017 Friendship Dinner, hosted by Oklahoma’s Dialogue Institute, from left: Ipek Gecay, Ranger Cline, Morgan Nash, Amanah Fatima, and Alan Levenson. Photos by Nazarene Harris

By Nazarene Harris NBA Thunder player, Enes Kanter is American, Turkish and an Oklahoman, but not necessarily in that order. “The minute I was traded here,” Kanter said to a crowd of nearly 350 at the Friendship Dinner hosted by Oklahoma’s Dialogue Institute, “it felt like home. In airports and grocery stores people came up […]

Impressions and Questions: Could documentary ‘Killing Richard Glossip’ end up saving him?

Attorney Don Knight, a member of Richard Glossip’s legal team, is seen at the Oklahoma City premiere of the documentary “Killing Richard Glossip” held at the Paramount Cinema.  Photo by Darla Shelden

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Many lawyers speak at great length, even when that is not necessary. 
Don Knight, lawyer for Richard Glossip, can speak with a few words, when necessary. Concerning the potential impact of an Investigation Discovery (ID) documentary called “Killing Richard Glossip” set for broadcast on April 17 and 18, at […]

On both offense and defense, Oklahoma criminal justice reformers advance the ball

At a Blue Room ceremony in the state Capitol, Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin (center, in the red jacket) stands with participants and supporters of the new WIR (Women in Recovery) ‘Pay for Success’ initiative. At left is state Rep. Leslie Osborn, at right is state Sen. Kim David. Photo: Gov. Fallin’s office. Photos by Shelley Zumwalt, Office of the governor

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin has praised the first recipient of Oklahoma’s new “Pay for Success” (PFS) system  – Family & Children’s Services (F&CS) a Tulsa-based prison diversion program. PFS will operate under the umbrella of the acclaimed Women in Recovery (WIR) organization, also based in Tulsa. A celebratory event hailing […]

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