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Arts & Entertainment In September, “A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline” will star Julie Johnson at The Civic Center Music Hall’s Freede Little Theater.  Photo provided.

CityRep prepares for 2017-18 season »

Staff Report Oklahoma City – Oklahoma City Repertory Theatre (CityRep), Oklahoma’s award winning professional theatre, recently announced its 2017-2018 Season. The equity troupe’s sixteenth season includes Oklahoma premieres, legendary performances…

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Oklahoma City University will host a free screening of the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” about the life of writer James Baldwin on Wednesday, August 30. YouTube photo

OKCU to host screening of civil rights documentary honoring James Baldwin »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University will screen the critically acclaimed documentary “I Am Not Your Negro,” on Wednesday, August 30. The screening,…

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Kruger Brothers to headline Banjo Fest in Oklahoma City on Sept. 9 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK─ The American Banjo Museum will present the return of the internationally renowned Kruger Brothers to Oklahoma as the headliners of this year’s…

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Text-to-give campaign launched to help end homelessness in Oklahoma City »

Text HelpOKCHomeless to 41444 to help the fight against homelessness in Oklahoma City.  File photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Making a contribution to help the fight against homelessness in…

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Girl Scouts to host 6th Cookies & Cocktails competition »

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Girl Scouts Western Oklahoma will host its 6th annual Cookies…

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Planned Parenthood Great Plains to host annual CHOICE gala in Oklahoma City »

CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will feature the female performance troupe Broad Comedy on August 26 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner…

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Planned Parenthood Great Plains to host annual CHOICE gala in Oklahoma City »

CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will feature the female performance troupe Broad Comedy on August 26 at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – CHOICES 2017, an annual art sale, silent auction, and dinner benefiting Planned Parenthood Great Plains (PPGP) will be held Saturday, August 26. at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum, 1700 NE 63rd Street. The…

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Republican responses to tobacco fee spike illustrate party divisions »

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Staff Report From Oklahoma conservatives at the state Capitol in Oklahoma City – all around the Sooner State, in fact – first-wave responses to last week’s widely anticipated state Supreme Court decision axing a tobacco tax levy were all over the proverbial map. While the…

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Commentary: The Great Armageddon tour of 2017 »

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State Rep. Jason Murphey This year’s legislative session was dominated by a group of “raise taxes at all costs” ideologues who deployed aggressive strategies to advance an array of principle-betraying tax and fee increases upon the people of Oklahoma. In my last column, I wrote…

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Fast and Furious: Democratic Party leaders assail GOP in wake of court ruling on tobacco tax »

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Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Although widely anticipated, the Oklahoma state Supreme Court’s unanimous decision striking down the tobacco “fee” enacted in May is provoking reactions ranging from shocked to celebratory. To be sure, the judicial ruling has also provoked political positioning in anticipation of…

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Education Ray and Pat Potts will be honored with the OKCU Meinders School of Business Hall of Honors Lifetime Achievement Award on October 19.  Photos provided.

OKCU Hall of Honor to recognize new inductees

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma City University’s Meinders School of Business will honor five business and community leaders during the 31st annual Oklahoma Commerce & Industry Hall of Honor luncheon on…

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Government teven Vincent is a Democratic candidate in the August 8 special primary for state Senate District 45. Photo Provided

Senate District 45 Primary: Steven Vincent for the Democrats … and for a good Republican

Editorial, The City Sentinel On Tuesday, August 8, state senate District 45 voters in the two major political parties will choose their nominees. The election is necessitated by the departure of Kyle Loveless, the Republican incumbent…

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Commentary: Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission – Read the Report!

Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher The City Sentinel; founder, CapitolBeatOK.com OKLAHOMA CITY, OK, April 27, 2017 – The new Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission report is a transformative moment in the history of, and the debate over, capital…

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COMMENTARY: Getting the right answer by changing the question: If left-wing academic bias is a given, why should taxpayers finance it?

by Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – You have to love a policy wonk who asks a question different from the one people assume is “the question” of the day. Neal McCluskey is such a wonk.…

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Why is civic involvement important?

By Jack L. Werner, Ph.D. A to Z Inspections In my opinion every business owner should be an active member of their local chamber of commerce, a civic organization, such as Rotary, and their professional association.…

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Sports This month soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma City and Tulsa by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona.  Photo provided.

FC Barcelona to host Soccer Camp in Oklahoma City and Tulsa

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This summer two soccer camps will be hosted in Oklahoma by acclaimed Spanish soccer club FC (Futbol Club) Barcelona. The Oklahoma City camp will be held from…

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Health Emily Cheng from Oklahoma City is the newest board member for the Commission for Rehabilitation Services which governs the Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services. Photo provided.

OKC disability services coordinator named to DRS’ governing board

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Governor Mary Fallin has recently appointed Emily Cheng of Oklahoma City to the Commission for Rehabilitation Services. The commission is the governing board for the Oklahoma…

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Faith Oklahoma City’s Church of the Open Arms celebrated its 20th anniversary on Saturday, April 22.  COA website photo.

Oklahoma City’s Church of the Open Arms celebrates 20th anniversary

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – in 1997, the Church of the Open Arms was founded to offer full participation by lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) people. This year, Open Arms…

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