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Arts & Entertainment 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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Opening Oct. 3, the state premiere of “Bonnie and Clyde” will kick off Oklahoma City University’s 63rd year of opera and music theater. Photo provided.

OCU Opera and Music Theater season spotlights rebels from the past »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The state premiere of “Bonnie and Clyde”will kick off Oklahoma City University’s 63rd year of opera and music theater. Opening Oct. 3 – 5,…

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Designed especially for ages 4 through 12, these concerts enhance a child's musical education and begin a life-long love of music. Conductor Matthew Troy, has planned concerts titled "Cartoon Classics," "Knights & Princesses," and "A Concert for the Planet."

Oklahoma City Philharmonic announces 2014-2015 season »

Staff Report Coming soon: The 26th season of the Oklahoma City Philharmonic and Maestro Joel Levine. Highlights include pianist Jean-Yves Thibaudet, the concert staging of “Ellis Island: The Dream of…

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Community

Sixteenth annual AIDS Walk OKC steps off to benefit those with HIV/AIDS »

The AIDS Walk Pooch Parade Fashion Show, featuring furry walkers and their companions will begin at 1 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 28. Photo by Dee Goodman.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 2014 OKC AIDS Walk, themed “Step Together,” is set for Sunday Sept. 28…

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A Night With the Sierra Club will honor local activists and environmental champion Bruce Hamilton »

Bruce Hamilton, deputy executive director for the national Sierra Club will be the keynote speaker at “A Night with the Sierra Club” on Saturday, Sept. 27 at Remington Park. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Sierra Club invites the public to celebrate the grassroots environmental organization’s recent…

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OK County Judicial Candidates Forum sponsored by criminal defense group »

The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) recently hosted a Judicial Candidate Forum at the Ron Norick Downtown Library. Candidates participating in the forum included (L-R) Judge Don Andrews, Joel Porter, Judge Roger Stuart, Judge Thomas Prince, Amy Palumbo, Jarrod Stevenson, Aletia Timmons, Judge Donald Deason and Kysha Williams. Photo by Darla Shelden

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) recently hosted a Judicial Candidate Forum…

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OCU Opera and Music Theater season spotlights rebels from the past »

Opening Oct. 3, the state premiere of “Bonnie and Clyde” will kick off Oklahoma City University’s 63rd year of opera and music theater. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The state premiere of “Bonnie and Clyde”will kick off Oklahoma City University’s 63rd year…

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News

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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Gov. Fallin signs criminal justice reform bill »

Recent graduates of the acclaimed Women in Recovery (WIR) program gathered to witness Gov. Mary Fallin's signature on Senate Bill 1278. The new law authorizes the state government to enter a Pay for Success (PFS) program to support an alternative to incarceration for women offenders who complete the WIR program. 
Photo by Houda Ezgazi

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin held a ceremonial bill signing for Senate Bill 1278 on Thursday, June 19 in the Blue Room at the Oklahoma State Capitol. Sen. Kim David, R-Porter and participants of the 31 participants of the Women in…

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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 The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) recently hosted a Judicial Candidate Forum at the Ron Norick Downtown Library. Candidates participating in the forum included (L-R) Judge Don Andrews, Joel Porter, Judge Roger Stuart, Judge Thomas Prince, Amy Palumbo, Jarrod Stevenson, Aletia Timmons, Judge Donald Deason and Kysha Williams. Photo by Darla Shelden

OK County Judicial Candidates Forum sponsored by criminal defense group

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers Association (OCCDLA) recently hosted a Judicial Candidate Forum at the Ron Norick Downtown Library. Hosty Law firm sponsored a luncheon coinciding with the forum,…

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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 picture from web

Oklahoma City’s Kevin Durant: Power and principle, strength and humility, skill and wisdom

  by Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY – Nearly 1,000 readers across varied platforms posting or publishing my work viewed a question I posed on Facebook: “Is Kevin Durant the most powerful man in Oklahoma…

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Health surgery

Surgery Center of Oklahoma: Savings to county government excellent $570,000 in five months

Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – In less than five months, an Oklahoma County health plan reform has saved several hundred thousand dollars in a program benefiting local employees, The City Sentinel has learned.…

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Faith Patrick McGuigan

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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