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Archive for: July, 2017

Capitol Report for July 22: Kendra Horn eyes nomination for Fifth Congressional District seat; ‘War for Planet of the Apes’ is Great

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provided.

In this week’s edition of Capitol Report on News9, the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan describes an interview with Kendra Horn, a candidate for the Fifth District congressional seat in central Oklahoma. The CapitolBeatOK editor said Horn told him she thinks winning the nomination and the general election will require […]

First Things, Final Things: A review of ‘War for the Planet of the Apes’

Konoval). They are pivotal characters in the new film, “War for Planet of the Apes.” (20th Century Fox Film Poster.)

Patrick B. McGuigan “War for the Planet of the Apes” picks up 15 years into the imaginative three-part chronology of a not-so-distant future. Writers Matt Bomback and Matt Reeves (also the director) deliver a rock-steady narrative set in the once-American West, quietly evoking beloved classics like “Shane” and “The Searchers” – not to mention some […]

OSU workshop to focus on challenges in floriculture

On Thursday, August 3, Oklahoma State University will host a workshop titled, “The Current Challenges in Floriculture.”  OSU Website Photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter STILLWATER, OK – On Thursday, August 3, Oklahoma State University will host a workshop titled, “The Current Challenges in Floriculture.”  Floriculture, or flower farming, is a segment of horticulture that deals with the cultivation of flowers or flowering ornamental plants for gardens and for the floral industry. During the […]

KRXO radio to celebrate 30th Birthday Bash with The Steve Miller Band at OKC’s Lost Lakes Amphitheater

Legendary guitarist and singer-songwriter Steve Miller and his band will headline the KRXO 30th annual Birthday Bash at Lost Lakes Amphitheather on Sunday, September 17.  Photo by Paul Haggard

By Darls Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Sunday, September 17, KRXO, Oklahoma’s Classic Rock radio (104.5 FM) will celebrate their 30th year with a Birthday Bash event featuring American music legends The Steve Miller Band, Eddie Money and 38 Special.  The festivities will be held at the Lost Lakes Amphitheater, at 3501 NE […]

OKCU to host ‘Secret Paintings’ exhibit this fall

Artist Michael Pearce’s painting “Lady in Red” will be on display from August 21 through October 20 at Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma City University’s Nona Jean Hulsey Gallery will present California artist Michael Pearce’s exhibit of “The Secret Paintings” on Friday, September 1. A public reception will be held that evening from 6 to 8 p.m. The exhibit will be on display from Monday, August 21 through […]

Letter to the Editor: Fossil fuels or Solar & Wind?

Nathaniel Batchelder, Photo provided.

To The Editor: Oklahoma petroleum CEOs Harold Hamm and Larry Nichols surely agree with President Trump and most of Congress that continued production of US coal, oil and gas supersedes concerns about global warming and climate change. That puts the US at odds with the recent G-20 summit of the top 20 world economic powers. […]

FLASHBACK to 2014 – “Eloquent, emotional, thrilling: ‘Dawn of the Planet of the Apes’ speaks to the heart’

Dawn of the Planet of the Apes.  File photo

By Patrick B. McGuigan Editor’s Note: This review of the second film in the ‘Planet of the Apes’ reboot appeared in The City Sentinel newspaper’s July 24, 2014 print edition; we offer it online for readers, as background for the latest film in the series, “Battle for the Planet of the Apes.” The motion picture, […]

Capitol Report for Saturday, July 15: Treasurer Miller’s revenue report upbeat as he considers his next step, supporters of justice march in Turkey

alex and pat

In this week’s news9 Capitol Report, Pat McGuigan discussed the June report on tax receipts to the state treasury, which Treasurer Ken Miller presented a few days ago. Both the report and Miller were upbeat: every category of tax receipts were better than in June 2016. An economic recovery has been underway for some time; […]

Letter to the Editor: ‘Intrinsic Fraud’ – Why the AT&T case still matters

Mike Reynolds, Photo provided.

To The Editor: I have not only followed bribery cases at the Oklahoma Corporation Commission for more than 20 years, I have also assisted law enforcement investigations. On November 3, 2015, I tried to intervene in the $16 billion AT&T bribery refund case, but AT&T claimed my attorney, Jerry Fent, did not follow proper procedure. […]

At Oklahoma City event, Kendra Horn launches campaign for Democratic nomination in the Fifth Congressional District

Kendra Horn, a past coordinator and manager for Democratic candidates and causes, is seeking the party’s nomination in Oklahoma’s Fifth Congressional District. Campaign photo.

Patrick B. McGuigan Kendra Horn, long active in the role of coordinator and manager for Democratic candidates and causes, stepped out with her own campaign for office at a Thursday evening (July 13) event in downtown Oklahoma City. Horn wants the Democratic nomination for the Fifth Congressional District seat in 2018, so she can face […]

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