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‘The Equalizer’ – A parable on the limits of government »

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher “The Equalizer,” now in first-run release, is poignant and violent. For adults who can stomach shocking on-screen killing, this is an important and socially redeeming…

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Front Row ( L to R) Cameron Cobb, Pam Dougherty, David Coffee, Back Row (L to R) Sonny Franks, Michael Corolla in the CityRep production of THE GRAPES OF WRATH. Photo Provided

Spirit, love, justice, laughter: Abiding power in “The Grapes of Wrath” »

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre, in its new collaboration with Oklahoma City University, has hit another home run with the adaptation of John Steinbeck’s…

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Front Row ( L to R) Cameron Cobb, Pam Dougherty, David Coffee, Back Row (L to R) Sonny Franks, Michael Corolla in the CityRep production of THE GRAPES OF WRATH. Photo Provided

CityRep collaborates with OCU for “The Grapes of Wrath” »

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher The Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre company, in another historic collaboration with Oklahoma City University’s School of Theatre, will present the live performance version of “The…

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In football battle of city high schools, U.S. Grant edges Seeworth Academy »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – In a classic defensive struggle between two city schools, the U.S. Grant…

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‘The Equalizer’ – A parable on the limits of government »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher “The Equalizer,” now in first-run release, is poignant and violent. For adults who can stomach…

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Mayflower Wedding announcements for October 6, 2014 »

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OKC Mayflower Congregational Church Associate Pastor Lori Walke officiated all 13 marriages on Monday, October 6 after the US Supreme…

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Free Market Medical Association holds inaugural national conference »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan   The Free Market Medical Association held its first national conference Friday, September 26 and Saturday,…

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Mayflower Wedding announcements for October 6, 2014 »

Megan and Ann Marie Mulkey-Sibbett  - Photo by Darla Shelden

OKC Mayflower Congregational Church Associate Pastor Lori Walke officiated all 13 marriages on Monday, October 6 after the US Supreme Court paves way to same-sex or gay marriage in Oklahoma. Pastor of the OKC Mayflower Congregational Church is Robin Meyers.…

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A.G. Scott Pruitt ‘hopes and prays’ a ‘consequential’ ruling hints at ACA’s demise »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – It’s been a rough week for defenders of the Affordable Care Act. A Government Accountability Office investigation found widespread fraud in the application process for premium subsidies under the program (http://www.washingtonpost.com/national/health-science/federal-undercover-investigation-signs-up-fake-applicants-for-aca-coverage-subsidies/2014/07/22/743a04fa-11ce-11e4-9285-4243a40ddc97_story.html), and public opinion polls continue to…

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An analysis: U.S. Interior Department rebuffs BIA meddling in OK Cheyenne & Arapaho governance »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – A seemingly obscure administrative ruling could mean good times will return for the Cheyenne and Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma, benefitting the state and regional economy. A decision from the U.S. Interior Board of Indian Appeals gives hope…

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Oklahoma is America’s eleventh most corrupt state, study says »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – Researchers at Indiana University and the University of Hong Kong ranked Oklahoma the eleventh most corrupt state in America. John L. Mikesell, of Indiana, and Cheol Liu of Hong Kong, studied 25,000 convictions of public…

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Col. Steve Russell surges to lead in Fifth District GOP primary, will face Commissioner Patrice Douglas in runoff »

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by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher   Col. Steve Russell — a former state senator and author of an autobiographical book about his U.S. Army unit’s role in the capture of Iraqi dictator Saddam Hussein – surged to a first-place finish in last week’s Republican…

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Oklahoma City University Ranked Among Nation’s Top Schools

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – U.S. News & World Report again has ranked Oklahoma City University among the best colleges in the country. The list, released Tuesday (September 9), has OCU ranked number 25 in…

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Government Same sex couples rushed to the Oklahoma County Court House to obtain marriage licenses after the Supreme Court cleared the way for marriage equality.  After 18 years as partners, Barry Bass (left) and Kenny Wright were married that evening at Mayflower Congregational UCC Church.  Photo by Darla Shelden

Same-sex marriage ban in Oklahoma ends, MidTown nuptials follow

          By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The U.S. Supreme Court declined to hear Oklahoma’s appeal on Same-Gender marriage, which came as a surprise to most Oklahomans The decision leaves intact a…

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Editorial Mark Costello

Are Oklahoma City Bureaucrats Smarter Than Harvard?

  By Mark Costello   In 1928, the first Roman Catholic ever nominated for president, Gov. Al Smith of New York, came to campaign in Oklahoma at the height of the Ku Klux Klan’s power. Smith…

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Are Oklahoma City Bureaucrats Smarter Than Harvard?

  By Mark Costello   In 1928, the first Roman Catholic ever nominated for president, Gov. Al Smith of New York, came to campaign in Oklahoma at the height of the Ku Klux Klan’s power. Smith…

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Free job training at Rose State College

Staff Report The Rose State College Green Jobs Training Institute, in partnership with the U.S. EPA, is currently offering FREE job training for the water and wastewater sector. The training consists of three consecutive weeks of…

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Sports football

In football battle of city high schools, U.S. Grant edges Seeworth Academy

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – In a classic defensive struggle between two city schools, the U.S. Grant Generals emerged victorious over the tenacious Eagles of Justice Alma Wilson Seeworth Academy. The contest was…

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Health Dr Keith Smith

Free Market Medical Association holds inaugural national conference

by Patrick B. McGuigan   The Free Market Medical Association held its first national conference Friday, September 26 and Saturday, September 27 in Oklahoma City. Organizers said the conference was intended to provide “insightful best practice…

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Mourning and evening: Memories of Things Past, and reflections on the days to come

by Patrick B. McGuigan Associate Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY – We gathered July 1, a windy Wednesday at Lake Hefner in north Oklahoma City. Next to the curved walls of the Eisenhower Plaza there were perhaps 100…

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