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The Homeless Alliance rallies the community to end homelessness with art show on Paseo »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter This month, artists who are experiencing homelessness will display their work at an art show in the Paseo District in Oklahoma City. An opening…

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“Simply Red” photography by Alan Ball

First Friday Gallery Walk at Paseo to feature photographer Alan Ball and artist Renee Lawrence »

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Contemporary Art Gallery, as part of this month’s First Friday Gallery Walk in the Paseo Arts District, will present “Forever More” by Alan Ball and…

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On Wednesday, February 27, Turtle Rock Farm will host the “Creating Earth Mandalas—Inner and Outer Landscapes” retreat.  Photo provided.

Turtle Rock Farm offers retreats for self exploration and revitalization »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Located in north central Oklahoma, Turtle Rock Farm is a Center for Sustainability, Spirituality and Healing. In February it will offer a variety of…

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Community

Annual Plasticulture Conference featuring Itzhak Esquira set for Feb. 13 »

Israeli greenhouse and plasticulture specialist Itzhak Esquira will be a guest speaker at the 10th Annual Plasticulture Conference sponsored by the Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry on Sat., Feb. 13 at the Mid America Technology Center in Wayne.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry will host its 10th Annual Plasticulture…

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The Y urges everyone to take the pressure off during American Heart Month »

During February, American Heart Month, the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City urges everyone to help prevent heart disease by lowering their blood pressure.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter For February, American Heart Month, the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City urges everyone in…

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Planned Parenthood promotes prevention and responsibility during National Condom Week (Feb 10 – 16) »

People can stop by their closest Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma health center during the week of Valentine’s Day (Feb. 10 – 16) to pick up free condoms, information, candy, and “Just Wear It” bumper stickers. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma will be celebrating the effectiveness of latex condoms during…

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BREAKING NEWS

Weather

February 11, 2016, 5:15 pm
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real feel: 57°F
humidity: 34%
wind speed: 9 mph N
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 7:22 am
sunset: 6:07 pm
Forecast February 11, 2016
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News

Analysis – The Blaine Truth: How an obscure historical Nativism could (but doesn’t have to) undo school choice »

Andrew Spiropoulos

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation proposed in the 2016 session of the Oklahoma Legislature, which convened on February 1, would empower parents and guardians to access their education tax dollars for uses they deem fit. Building on existing programs such as the…

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The Y urges everyone to take the pressure off during American Heart Month »

During February, American Heart Month, the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City urges everyone to help prevent heart disease by lowering their blood pressure.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter For February, American Heart Month, the YMCA of Greater Oklahoma City urges everyone in the community to help prevent heart disease by lowering their blood pressure. As a leading community-based network committed to improving the nation’s health, The Y…

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Analysis, Part Three: Mary Fallin gets it – the problem with prisons, and the challenge of reform »

Mary Fallin blue shirt

By Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Rhetorically, Governor Mary Fallin has long supported prison reform and careful scrutiny of criminal justice policy. In practice, however, she has taken three years to get the point where she appears more than ready to press for significant…

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Analysis Part Two: Here and there in Fallin’s speech, spending boosts and policy reforms »

Gov. Mary Fallin

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – In her State of the State address, Governor Mary Fallin devoted most of her time and attention to the budget challenges she and lawmakers must face in the 2016 legislative session. But she looked at a handful…

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Education Andrew Spiropoulos

Analysis – The Blaine Truth: How an obscure historical Nativism could (but doesn’t have to) undo school choice

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Legislation proposed in the 2016 session of the Oklahoma Legislature, which convened on February 1, would empower parents and guardians to access their education tax dollars for uses they…

6:16 am / Read More »
Government Gov. Mary Fallin

Analysis Part Two: Here and there in Fallin’s speech, spending boosts and policy reforms

By Patrick B. McGuigan, editor OKLAHOMA CITY – In her State of the State address, Governor Mary Fallin devoted most of her time and attention to the budget challenges she and lawmakers must face in the…

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Editorial ncsw

OPINION Gratitude for 10 years of ‘the peak of education in Oklahoma

by J.R. Gray OKLAHOMA CITY – I have been in Catholic Schools all of my life, and for the past ten years, I feel that I have been granted the peak of education in Oklahoma. Bishop…

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Commentary Patrick McGuigan, Publisher, The City Sentinel

This Journalist’s Creed: In Love, Meeting Jesus, Along The Way

by Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Edmond, Oklahoma – I saw Him last summer at Lake Hefner, when our Jewish community prayed for three young men, children of Abraham murdered in another spurt of violence aimed at…

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Business Israeli greenhouse and plasticulture specialist Itzhak Esquira will be a guest speaker at the 10th Annual Plasticulture Conference sponsored by the Oklahoma Dept. of Agriculture, Food and Forestry on Sat., Feb. 13 at the Mid America Technology Center in Wayne.  Photo provided.

Annual Plasticulture Conference featuring Itzhak Esquira set for Feb. 13

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry will host its 10th Annual Plasticulture Conference on Saturday, February 13 at the Mid America Technology Center, 27438 State Highway 59, in…

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Sports The Sooner Stilettos participated with the OU Women’s Basketball Team in an “Uncommon Spirit, a week of  Uncommon Service to the community.” Featured are Coach Jan Ross, OU Women’s Basketball Team, Sooner Stiletto President Mary Blankenship Pointer and Major Carlyle Gargis from the Salvation Army. The volunteers assisted clients in selecting groceries for food assistance at the Salvation Army. Photo Provided

‘Sooner Stilettos’ – continuing to mentor and inspire University of Oklahoma players and students

by Patrick B. McGuigan, editor Members of the Sooner Stilettos have emerged as role models and leaders in a program that emphasizes scholarship and pride among the young women who pass through the OU women’s basketball…

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Health People can stop by their closest Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma health center during the week of Valentine’s Day (Feb. 10 – 16) to pick up free condoms, information, candy, and “Just Wear It” bumper stickers. Photo provided.

Planned Parenthood promotes prevention and responsibility during National Condom Week (Feb 10 – 16)

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Planned Parenthood of Central Oklahoma will be celebrating the effectiveness of latex condoms during National Condom Week, February 10 – 16. People can stop by their closest PPCO health center…

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Faith The Oklahoma Conference of Churches 2016 Annual Day at the Legislature will feature keynote speaker Bryan Welch, CEO of B the Change Media, who will address participants on Environmental Concerns that face Oklahomans. Photo provided.

OCC’s Day at the Legislature attendees will be “Advocating for Justice”

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The public is invited to attend the 33rd Annual Day at the Legislature (DAL) on Monday, February 29. This year’s event is themed, “Advocating for Justice:  Environmental and Criminal.” Hosted…

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