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Arts & Entertainment Filmmaker and activist Fraser Kershaw has worked with remote communities in Latin America to make fundamental changes in awareness and acquisition of clean water. Photo provided.

Activist Fraser Kershaw speaks at OU Film Forum about social responsibility and the global water crisis »

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   Fraser Kershaw, the host of a new documentary film, Behind the Water, recently visited the University of Oklahoma Film and Media Studies…

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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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Community

Jubilee Partners to launch school in support of urban at-risk youth »

Volunteer Melanie Gering (left) works with elementary students participating in the Jubilee Partners After School Program. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter On Wednesday, Dec. 17, Jubilee Partners, a non-profit organization dedicated to the support of…

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Community Chanukah Lighting scheduled for Dec. 16 »

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Staff Report   Leaders of the Oklahoma City Jewish community have extended their invitation to a ceremonial lighting of a…

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Local Amnesty group plans letter writing event for human rights »

: Members of Amnesty International Oklahoma Group #238 (L-R) Thom Gallagher, Lydia Polley, David and Betty Craighead and Joseph Siefert participate in the Amnesty International Write for Rights Global Write-A-Thon each December by writing cards and letters to prisoners of conscience around the world and to all prisoners on Death Row in Oklahoma. Photo by John Walters.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The world’s largest annual human rights event will take place from Dec. 1 –…

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Oklahoma City Catholic Archbishop Paul Coakley hailed for outstanding leadership »

Catholic Archbishop Paul S. Coakley of Oklahoma City speaks at the recent award ceremonies of the Catholic Leadership Institute. Photo Provided

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher   OKLAHOMA CITY – The Roman Catholic archbishop of Oklahoma City, Paul S. Coakley, is…

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Return Fort Reno to the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma. »

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    Staff Report   Fort Reno was taken from the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in 1883 “for military purposes exclusively.” It was to be returned in 1948 when the military left. However, the Government instead transferred the property to the U.S. Department…

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Councilman Shadid hosts town hall meeting to discuss PlanOKC and its implications for Ward 2 »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter After several years of development, the Oklahoma City Comprehensive Plan, known as PlanOKC, has been completed by the OKC Planning Department. City Council Member Ed Shadid will host a town hall meeting Thursday, Dec. 4 to discuss the plan…

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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 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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Return Fort Reno to the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma.

    Staff Report   Fort Reno was taken from the Cheyenne & Arapaho Tribes of Oklahoma in 1883 “for military purposes exclusively.” It was to be returned in 1948 when the military left. However, the…

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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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Community Chanukah Lighting scheduled for Dec. 16

Staff Report   Leaders of the Oklahoma City Jewish community have extended their invitation to a ceremonial lighting of a Hannukkah (also spelled Chanukah) Memorah on Tuesday evening (December 16). The event will begin at 5…

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