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Arts & Entertainment The American Banjo Museum Hall of Fame inductee Bela Fleck will be honored during the 2018 Banjo Fest from September 6 – 8 in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

OKC’s Banjo Fest 2018 scheduled for September 6-8 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK─ The American Banjo Museum will present the 2018 Banjo Fest from September 6 – 8.  The focus of the event will be…

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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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Community

A Date with Iris on N. Western Avenue – Sidewalk Sale Thursday and Friday »

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Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – The annual sidewalk sale is underway at one our favorite small businesses – “A…

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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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BREAKING NEWS

Weather

July 20, 2018, 5:46 am
Intermittent clouds
Intermittent clouds
77°F
real feel: 75°F
humidity: 59%
wind speed: 9 mph S
wind gusts: 9 mph
sunrise: 6:30 am
sunset: 8:44 pm
Forecast July 20, 2018
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Partly sunny
Partly sunny
106°F
 
News

Matt Pinnell, candidate for lieutenant governor, calls for Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy’s resignation »

Lieutenant Governor candidate Matt Pinnell .  Photo provided.

Staff Report TULSA, OK – Lieutenant Governor candidate Matt Pinnell has called for his fellow contender, Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Dana Murphy, to resign from her position with the Commission. The request came amid the Corporation’s ongoing consideration of the Wind Catcher Energy Project — one…

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Puzzle of Nitrogen Execution Could Present Issues for State »

A tank filled with liquid nitrogen is seen outside of Compressed Gas & Supply, Inc. in Oklahoma City on July 6, 2018.

By Ben Botkin – Oklahoma Watch Tuesday, July 17, 2018 Reprinted with permission from Oklahoma Watch.   The condemned man enters the room where he will draw his last breath. He will be restrained in some way, perhaps strapped to the T-shaped platform where other…

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COOP Ale Works to make OKC’s 23rd Street Armory its home »

Artist rendering of COOP Ale Works $20 million redevelopment of Oklahoma City’s historic 23rd Street Armory as its new brewery. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – COOP Ale Works has announced that it will be redeveloping Oklahoma City’s historic 23rd Street Armory building as its new brewery. The Oklahoma Office of Management and Enterprise Services (OMES) recently accepted the company’s proposal to acquire and redevelop…

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

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

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – NewView Oklahoma will host its annual free summer OWL (Oklahomans Without Limits) Camp for campers ages 8 to 14 years old who are blind or visually…

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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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