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Arts & Entertainment As an official representative of the United States. Canterbury Youth Voices will be the official vocal musical unit of the 2020 D-Day events held in Normandy, France. Facebook photo.

Canterbury Youth Voices to perform at 2020 D-Day Commemoration in France »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Canterbury Youth Voices (CYV) has been selected to perform at the D-Day Memorial Parade and Musical Salute to the Veterans in…

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Artist Jesse Bagget's piece "Strangers" will be featured at the July First Friday Paseo Walk on July 6.  Photo provided.

Fourth Annual “Print on Paseo” opens First Friday (July 6) Gallery Walk »

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The July Paseo Arts District’s First Friday Gallery Walk will take place on July 6, from 6 – 9 p.m. Over 20 galleries will…

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The OKC Zoo has announced that a new male Western lowland gorilla was born at the Zoo’s Great Escape day room early Tuesday morning, June 19.  Photo provided.

OKC Zoo announces birth of a male Western Lowland gorilla »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo and Botanical Garden has announced the arrival of a new male Western Lowland gorilla. The baby…

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NewView Oklahoma hosts summer Owl Camp for blind and visually impaired children »

NewView’s free summer OWL Camp will be held for the first time at YMCA Camp Classen from July 15-21.  Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma will host its annual free summer OWL (Oklahomans…

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$425,000 renovation completed on The Winds House and The Winds Family House »

New exterior photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In its 30th year of operation, the A.I.D.S. Support Program,…

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COMMENTARY: At OU, refreshing leadership »

Conservative “think tank” leader Jonathan Small says new University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly (pictured here) is providing “refreshing leadership” for the Norman-based institution. Photograph by Whitney Bryen, Oklahoma Watch (http://oklahomawatch.org/).

  Jonathan Small   More than three months ago, I said incoming University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly was a…

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BREAKING NEWS

Weather

July 17, 2018, 4:57 am
Partly cloudy
Partly cloudy
76°F
real feel: 82°F
humidity: 87%
wind speed: 2 mph SW
wind gusts: 2 mph
sunrise: 6:28 am
sunset: 8:46 pm
Forecast July 17, 2018
day
Partly sunny with thundershowers
Partly sunny with thundershowers
94°F
 
News

State Rep. Claudia Griffith dies, colleagues honor her legacy and character »

Oklahoma state Rep. Claudia Griffith.  Facebook photo

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma state Rep. Claudia Griffith, a Norman Democrat, died Saturday (July 14) of a heart attack. Her passing triggered an immediate outpouring of sorrow from members of the Legislature on both sides of the aisle. State Rep. Jon Echols, R-Oklahoma City, said…

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Jane Fonda joins the “Unstoppable Women Workers” delegation on Capitol Hill »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This week, Academy award winning actress and activist Jane Fonda went to Capitol Hill along with a delegation of domestic workers and farmworkers, as well as other prominent activists, to lobby Congress for safe and dignified…

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The massive medical marijuana mess – rules, reactions and stormy conditions. But, wait a minute »

Oklahomans overwhelmingl voted to legalize medical marijuana .  File photo

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – There is an old adage from Oklahoma’s favorite son, Will Rogers. He commented sagely on the state’s utterly unpredictable weather patterns. Many Okies know it by heart: “If you don’t like the weather in Oklahoma, wait a minute.” Updated…

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ABC’s “The Last Defense” examines Oklahoma death row inmate Julius Jones’ case July 10, 17 & 24 »

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By Patrick B. McGuigan and Darla Shelden Friday, July 6, 2018 OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The ABC documentary series, “The Last Defense,” executive produced by Academy award winning actress Viola Davis, will air the three final episodes beginning Tuesday, July 10 at 9 p.m. Central…

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Education Born with cerebral palsy, Edmond resident Max Boevers has been matched with Maureen, a two-year-old black Labrador/Golden retriever cross from Canine Companions for independence.  Photo provided.

Assistance dog becomes Edmond resident’s perfect match

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Max Boevers family of Edmond recently completed two weeks of training and was matched with a skilled assistance dog from Canine Companions for Independence. Canine…

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Government Oklahoma state Rep. Claudia Griffith.  Facebook photo

State Rep. Claudia Griffith dies, colleagues honor her legacy and character

Patrick B. McGuigan Oklahoma state Rep. Claudia Griffith, a Norman Democrat, died Saturday (July 14) of a heart attack. Her passing triggered an immediate outpouring of sorrow from members of the Legislature on both sides of…

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Editorial Conservative “think tank” leader Jonathan Small says new University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly (pictured here) is providing “refreshing leadership” for the Norman-based institution. Photograph by Whitney Bryen, Oklahoma Watch (http://oklahomawatch.org/).

COMMENTARY: At OU, refreshing leadership

  Jonathan Small   More than three months ago, I said incoming University of Oklahoma President Jim Gallogly was a terrific hire. Since then, Gallogly has focused on the core work of a university, showing a…

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Commentary The City Sentinel publisher, Patrick B. McGuigan

Editor’s Notebook: No blathering allowed at Auditor’s debate, prescient thinking about water, practical curriculum, and “agency capture” in Oklahoma governance

Patrick B. McGuigan From an editor’s notebook, a debate among three candidates seeking the Republican nomination for the state Auditor and Inspector’s job, an “old” commentary on water policy now seems the first draft of history,…

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Business John, a Curbside Chronicle vendor, sells papers in front of Leadership Square in downtown Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

Oklahoma City’s Curbside Chronicle wins Google Challenge

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The Oklahoma City Curbside Chronicle is the winner of the popular vote in the Google.org Impact Challenge. Funds received by the organization total $100,000. Google.org granted $50,000 to four organizations,…

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Sports Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son of legendary Globetrotters showman and current coach Sweet Lou Dunbar, was selected in the Harlem Globetrotters 2018 player draft.  Photo provided.

Former OCU player Lou Dunbar II drafted to Harlem Globetrotters

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The world famous exhibition basketball team, the Harlem Globetrotters, announced their 12th annual player draft, selecting five players, including Lou Dunbar II of Oklahoma City University, son…

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Health Natl HIV Testing Day art

National HIV Testing Day – June 27

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – National HIV Testing Day is Wednesday, June 27, and the Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) encourages everyone between the ages of 13 and 64 to…

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Faith gala art

Center of Family Love sets Fifth Annual Gala, honors Bishop Slattery and CFL founder Loosen

Staff Report The Center of Family Love and the Oklahoma Knights of Columbus will host the 5th Annual Gift of Love Gala on Saturday, June 16, 2018 at 6 p.m. at the National Cowboy & Western…

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