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Archive for: November, 2017

Capitol Report for November 18: Startling (and serious) Health Department scandal … and Holt dominates mayor’s race

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

On the latest Capitol Report on News9, the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, journalist Patrick B. McGuigan focused on the burgeoning scandal at the state Department of Health. Holding a front page story from The Oklahoman, the state’s largest newspaper, he has characterized as “startling” allegations that agency funds intended to help people living […]

A, B, C, through the letter Z – David Holt amasses broad-based support in race for Mayor

David and Rachel Holt, with their children. Photo Provided.

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Last week, the mayoral campaign of David Holt circulated to news organizations and via the Internet a long list of names of community leaders and grass-roots neighborhood activists from across the metropolitan area who support his campaign to lead the Sooner State’s capital city. This story reflects an edited compilation, […]

OKC Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign features Oklahoma artists including Wayne Coyne

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY –  The 2017 Wrap Up Homelessness Campaign is now underway giving Oklahoma City residents the opportunity to help those who are transitioning through homelessness. The Curbside Chronicle has partnered with local artists to design holiday wrapping paper for sale to the public. Individuals selling this festive wrapping […]

Oklahoma trial lawyers to host 8th annual Day of Kindness

The Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association will host its 8th annual Day of Kindness this month serving thousands of Oklahoma families just in time for Thanksgiving. Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Trial Lawyers Association will host its 8th annual Day of Kindness this month serving thousands of Oklahoma families just in time for Thanksgiving.. The annual turkey distribution provides a free turkey to families in need of food at five different sites across the […]

Sonja Martinez to host 27th annual Christmas AIDS Benefit to support Winds House

Sonja Martinez will host her 27th Annual Christmas AIDS Benefit on Monday, December 4, at the COPA in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter
. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City performance artist Sonja Martinez will host her 27th Annual Christmas AIDS Benefit on Monday, December 4, at the COPA, 2200 N.W. 39 Expressway.

Dinner starts at 6 p.m. with entertainment beginning at 8 p.m.  All proceeds, including tips, will go to support The Winds […]

Oklahoma County 4-H Club Chili Supper & Auction set for Nov. 18

Members of 4-H Clubs across Oklahoma County will be cooking up their own favorite chili recipes to compete against other local 4-H Clubs to create the “Best Tasting Chili.” Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma County 4H Club will hold its annual ChiliSupper and Auction fundraiser on Saturday, November 18.  The event will take place at the OSU Extension Conference Center, 2500 NE 63rd Street, in Oklahoma City. According to organizers, some of the best homemade chili around […]

Great American Smokeout joins OK Humane for Partners for Life Pet Adoption on Nov 18

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Wellness Now Tobacco Use Prevention Workgroup is joining with the Central Oklahoma Humane Society to host the “Great American Smokeout (GASO) Partners for Life Pet Adoption.” The event will take place at the Oklahoma City-County Health Department, 2600 NE 63 Street on Saturday, November […]

Capitol Report for November 11: Bipartisan Nightmare as “the center will not hold,” Health Department turmoil, strong tax receipts, honoring Veterans

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

  In this week’s Capitol Report on News9, the CBS affiliate in Oklahoma City, analyst Patrick B. McGuigan surveyed what he said is a time of “bipartisan nightmare and evidence of institutional collapse.” In the nation’s capital, in wake of the indictment of Paul Manafort and the guilty plea of George Papadoupulos, news broke that […]

Barbara Boxer shares the “Art of Tough” with Sally’s List candidates and supporters

Sally’s List interim executive director Sara Jane Rose with former US Senator Barbara Boxer at the Sally’s List annual Luncheon on Nov. 3.  Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Newspaper OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As the saying goes, “dynamite comes in small packages,’ so goes petite (4’11”) but tough Senator Barbara Boxer, the keynote speaker at this year’s annual Sally’s List Luncheon. Boxer rallied Sally’s List candidates and their supporters at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum on […]

COMMENTARY: Living Without Fear

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By Jenifer Cortes Gray   I once was an undocumented immigrant. My family brought me here when I was four. I had no choice and lived for 20 years in the shadows.  Growing up I did not realize I was any different than anyone else. I was a Girl Scout, went to church, and in […]

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