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April’s First Gallery Walk was canceled, but virtual tour of new exhibit continues »

Staff Report   A note from Publisher Pat McGuigan: Unable to make my customary visit to the Paseo Arts District for the First Friday Gallery Walk on April 3, I…

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In response to the coronavirus outbreak (COVID-19), the Paseo Arts Festival has been rescheduled to take place on Labor Day Weekend, September 5-7. Photo by Paige Powell

Paseo Arts Festival rescheduled to Labor Day Weekend, Sept. 5-7 »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK (March 24, 2020) – Originally scheduled for Memorial Day Weekend, May 23-25, the Paseo Arts Festival will now take place on Labor…

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On Wednesday, March 19, Zoo fans can see Cody, a male bobcat, undergo his wellness exam from 10:15 – 11:30 a.m. through Facebook Live due to the temporary closing to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus. Photo provided.

OKC Zoo offers online wildlife interaction during temporary closing »

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma City Zoo recently announced it would close temporarily to help prevent the spread of Coronavirus (COVID-19). In…

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Honoring My Father: Finding Meaning and Purpose in Adversity »

  Nyla Ali Khan   Acknowledging your grief is not self-pity, nor is it a cry for help. On the…

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Homeless Alliance receives $200,000 donation, releases first ever digital Curbside Chronicle »

The new pet-themed April issue of the Curbside Chronicle titled “Paws Everything” is the first ever issue available totally online due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Facebook photo

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Homeless Alliance has received a $200,000 donation from…

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OK Humane raises funds with “Stay Home With Your Pet” shirts
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The Oklahoma Humane Society is raising funds by selling "Stay Home With Your Dog" shirts while social distancing practices are in place. Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden
 City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Humane Society is raising funds by…

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News

In a time of trouble, Amazon moves to support STEM education »

Amazon is committing resources to ensure more students and teachers get access to a computer science education through the “Amazon Future Engineer” program. Photo provided.

  Staff Report   Amazon leadership announced over recent weeks that they are closely monitoring the impact of COVID-19 and working to support local communities, customers and employees during a  difficult time. Schools in Oklahoma are experiencing disruption during the health pandemic and Amazon leaders…

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Court temporarily blocks Oklahoma’s COVID-19 abortion ban »

On Monday, April 6,  a federal district judge in Oklahoma granted a temporary restraining order on the abortion ban ordered by Gov. Kevin Stitt on March 24. Public Domain Photos

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Monday, April 6,  a federal district judge in Oklahoma granted a temporary restraining order at the request of the Center for Reproductive Rights, Planned Parenthood Federation of America and Dechert LLP, allowing providers to…

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Oklahoma statewide candidate filing begins Wednesday (April 8) – Mail, Delivery and ‘drive-through options offered »

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The City Sentinel Staff Report   Oklahoma’s 2020 candidate filing period for federal, state, and legislative offices will occur as scheduled, Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax announced last week. The three-day filing period runs 8:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. on April 8, 9,…

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Democratic National Convention pushed to August 17 due to coronavirus pandemic »

Oklahoma Democratic delegates are seen on the jumbotron during the 2012 Democratic National Convention.  Photo by Jason Madrid

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The 2020 Democratic National Convention originally scheduled for the week July 13, has been rescheduled for August 17 – 20, in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. Due to the unprecedented coronavirus pandemic, Democratic National Convention Committee (DNCC)…

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Education The education, programming and horticultural staff at Myriad Botanical Gardens and Scissortail Park have created the Garden In Place program which offers free seed starting kits for local children and their families. Photo provided.

Free Garden-in-Place starter kits for kids offered by Myriad Gardens and Scissortail Park

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – While many education programs and public events are on hold in Oklahoma City, the education, programming and horticultural staff at Myriad Botanical Gardens and Scissortail…

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Government Attorneys representing Oklahoma death row prisoners contend to resume executions with the same lethal injection protocol announced on Feb. 13, “is a recipe for another execution disaster.”  File photo

Attorneys challenge Oklahoma’s proposed return to “risky and incomplete” lethal injection protocol

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Attorneys for Oklahoma death row prisoners have filed a Motion to Reopen the prisoners’ lethal injection protocol lawsuit, which was administratively closed in 2015 pursuant…

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Editorial A former state representative, Joe Dorman is chief executive officer at the Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy in Oklahoma City.  Photo provided.

COMMENTARY: More school counselors would help diminish adverse childhood experiences

Joe Dorman, Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy   Recently, I was pleased to be a part of a very successful pair of events held in Duncan, sponsored by Pathways to a Healthier You, the Potts Family…

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Commentary Nyla Ali Khan spoke last week at the Oklahoma Bar Association headquarters in Oklahoma City. She drew a large crowd for her address on troubles in her native land: “Revitalization of Federalism and Restoration of Civil Rights in Kashmir.” Khan teaches at both Rose State College in Midwest City and Oklahoma City Community College. 
Photo by Riki Snyder

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan addresses Kashmir crisis for members of Oklahoma “Inns of Court”

  Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City, OK – In a recent speech to Oklahoma members of the national “Inns of Court,” a leading American voice for her native Kashmir — Dr. Nyla Ali Khan –…

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Oklahoma Restaurant Association launches Keep Calm Carry Out website

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK —Urging residents across the state to stay safe, the Oklahoma Restaurant Association (ORA) has launched a website called CarryOutOk.com. ORA encourages Oklahomans to keep calm and carry…

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Sports Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray are among the five 2019 draftees.  Facebook photos

Globetrotters draft pics include Oklahoma National Slam Dunk champion DaQuan Jeffries and Heisman Trophy winner Kyler Murray

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Harlem Globetrotters recently held their 13th annual player draft, selecting talented prospects including three standout collegiate players as well as a two-time Oscar-winning actor and a…

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Health Kaitlin Finley.  Photo provided.

To combat coronavirus, leaders cut healthcare red tape

Kaitlin Finley, OCPA, Policy Research Fellow   Last Friday, President Donald Trump declared a national emergency in response to the coronavirus and issued emergency orders to give healthcare providers the flexibility they need to treat the…

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Faith State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City. Legislative Photo.

State Rep. Tammy West invited to serve as Prison Fellowship member

Staff Report State Rep. Tammy West, R-Oklahoma City, was recently invited to become a member of Faith & Justice Fellowship, a part of Prison Fellowship, which serves prisoners, former prisoners, their families and others affected by…

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