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Archive for: January, 2018

Capitol Report for January 13: State Chamber boosts trio of school choice ideas … and new concerns about the Julius Jones death sentence

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

The State Chamber of Oklahoma has included three important school choice reforms in the “OK2030” vision document, journalist Patrick B. McGuigan reported on this week’s Capitol Report segment for News9. The CapitolBeatOK editor reviewed the ideas in his weekly discussion with Alex Cameron, a veteran reporter for the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City. In […]

LifeShare has fourth consecutive record breaking year saving 481 lives

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By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – LifeShare Oklahoma has broken its previous records for the four consecutive year by coordinating the donation of lifesaving organs.  Saving 481 lives, 183 donors resulted in 529 organs transplanted in 2017. LifeShare is a nonprofit, federally designated organ procurement organization (OPO) in the state of […]

Cathedral of Hope OKC to honor Sara Cunningham with Hero of Hope award

Oklahoma City activist Sara Cunningham, author of “How We Sleep at Night: A Mother’s Memoir,” will receive the Cathedral of Hope OKC’s Hero of Hope award on Jan. 28.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Cathedral of Hope Oklahoma City United Church of Christ (UCC) will bestow their 2018 Hero of Hope award to activist Sara Cunningham on January 28. The presentation will take place during Cathedral of Hope OKC’s Sunday evening service at 6 p.m. in the sanctuary of […]

Women’s March OKC joins in Jan. 20 weekend of protests

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Saturday, January 20, the Women’s March OKC, themed We Roar – We Soar, will be held on the south Plaza of the Oklahoma State Capital beginning at 11 a.m. The marchers will step off at 11:20 a.m., and proceed south on Lincoln Boulevard (west […]

Women’s group’s Trailblazer luncheon to feature keynote Mary Mélon

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Friday, January 19, the Women Lead Oklahoma organization invites the public to their Trailblazer Luncheon featuring Mary Melon, president and CEO of The Foundation for Oklahoma City Public Schools.  The event will be held at the State Chamber of Oklahoma, 330 NE 10th Street, […]

Capitol Report for Jan 13: State Chamber boosts trio of school choice ideas … and new concerns about the Julius Jones death sentence

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

The State Chamber of Oklahoma has included three important school choice reforms in the “OK2030” vision document, journalist Patrick B. McGuigan reported on this week’s Capitol Report segment for News9. The City Sentinel and The CapitolBeatOK editor reviewed the ideas in his weekly discussion with Alex Cameron, a veteran reporter for the CBS News affiliate […]

Banjo & Ballet on tap for January at Armstrong Auditorium

Banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck with join string quartet Brooklyn Rider at the Armstrong Auditorium on Jan. 16.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter EDMOND, OK – Legendary banjo virtuoso Béla Fleck and the popular string quartet Brooklyn Rider will bring their stylistic range to the Armstrong Auditorium in Edmond on Tuesday, January 16, at 7:30 p.m. Fleck and the quartet will combine their many talents for one night only to showcase the program Night Flight […]

Oklahoma Special Olympics to host 22nd Annual Winter Games Jan. 11-13

Special Olympics athletes from 14 areas in Oklahoma will participant in the 22nd annual Winter Games.  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma 2018 Special Olympics Winter Games will be held January 11 – 13 on the University of Oklahoma campus and in surrounding communities. Special Olympics athletes from 14 areas in Oklahoma are preparing for the 22nd annual event. A record number of nearly 3,400 athletes from across the state are […]

To study “String Theory,” simply enjoy it: Brightmusic’s January 23 concert

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Staff Report On Tuesday, January 23 (yes, it’s 2018 already), Oklahoma City’s Brightmusic Chamber Ensemble will present the third concert of its 2017-18 season, “String Theory.”  Although this is not physics, although you might hear, in the course of the lovely sounds, the music of the spheres. The evening of excellent music will feature chamber […]

Women’s March on Tulsa set for Jan. 20

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter TULSA, OK -. On Saturday, January 20, hundreds are expected to gather for the Women’s March on Tulsa. The event’s mission is to “garner positive change and sustained engagement in women’s rights, human rights, social and environmental justice, worker’s rights and health care for all.” Voter registration prior of […]

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