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Holiday shopping “with a conscience” begins Nov. 11 at PAMBE Ghana’s annual Global Market

Located at 6516 N. Olie in Oklahoma City, the PAMBE Ghana Global Market sells products from around the world purchased directly from artisans or from certified members of the Fair Trade Federation. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – PAMBE Ghana will begin a year-end fundraising effort with the opening of the Global Market, a seasonal fair trade shop, located at 6516 N. Olie in Oklahoma City. Proceeds raised from the Global Market will go to benefit the La’Angum Learning Center in northern Ghana. […]

Silver Soirée fundraiser to benefit Fred Jones Museum of Art school bus fund

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter NORMAN, OK – The third annual Silver Soirée fundraiser to benefit the Fred Jones Jr. Museum of Art will be held on Friday, October 20 from 7 – 11 p.m. The event will take place at the Railhouse Event Center, 102 W. Eufaula Street, in Norman. Proceeds from the […]

Capitol Report for October 14: Democrats have their own policy and style differences, hopeful report on Gross State Receipts

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

  The October 14 Capitol Report on News9, focused on public policy and other issues impacting Oklahoma, kicked off with an upbeat summary of gross tax revenues for the Sooner State. Patrick B. McGuigan reviewed the most recent information from Treasurer Ken Miller, including a total of $1 billion tax receipts during September. Some of […]

World Against the Death Penalty Day raises awareness of capital punishment flaws

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The World Day Against Death Penalty will be observed around the globe on October 10. Created in 2003 by the World Coalition Against the Death Penalty and supported through more than 180 local worldwide initiatives, the 15th annual World Day Against the Death Penalty is held to raise […]

Capitol Report for Saturday, October 7: McGuigan Lauds Lankford’s ‘SUCCEED’ Act, and reflections on sanctity in times of trouble

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  In this week’s Capitol Report on News9, the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, journalist Patrick B. McGuigan praised the “SUCCEED” Act U.S. Sen. James Lankford has introduced in Congress. Aiming to advance, in Lankford’s summary, “Compassion, Merit, Prevention and Fairness,” the proposal would create a 15-year process to full legal status for young […]

October brings Cocktails for Creatures, pumpkins, butterflies, and more to the OKC Zoo

On Friday, October 20, the Oklahoma City Zoo will become the backdrop for Creature and Cocktails the most frighteningly fun, 21 and older, Halloween party of the year. Photo provided

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – As fall approaches, October brings lots of family fun activities to the Oklahoma City Zoo. The Zoo will once again feature a Giant Pumpkin for the Halloween season. This year’s prized pumpkin weighs a massive 820 pounds and hails from Claremore, Oklahoma. The Oklahoma-grown gourd […]

Oklahoma Historical Society to host Roaring Twenties inaugural gala fundraiser

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY — The public is invited to join the Oklahoma Historical Society (OHS) for an evening of Prohibition-era fun at “A Night in the Life: The Roaring Twenties” on Friday, October 20.  The event will be held from 7–10 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi […]

Capitol Report for September 30: The Case of Julius Jones, oil and gas business is popular, and the delayed special session

News9 Alex Cameron (left0 and Patrick B. McGuigan, CapitolBeatOK editor, give the Capitol Report.  Photo provide.

In this week’s Capitol Report segment, journalist Patrick B. McGuigan called on the Oklahoma Court of Criminal Appeals to open up the state legal system to allow introduction of new evidence in the case of Julius Jones. Attorneys for Jones, now on death row, have gathered new evidence indicating he is innocent in the killing […]

Oklahoma Superstars honored during Children’s Cancer Awareness month

Remington Park jockey Bryan McNeil and Dr. William Meyer present a “Superstar” trophy to Stan Evans, a patient of the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood disorders in children, as mom Lindsey Evans looks on. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – An Oscars-themed event celebrating Children’s Cancer Awareness month was recently held at the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center. Oklahoma children battling cancer, their families and the health professionals who care for them were honored.

“Superstar” trophies were given out on September 20 to the children […]

OK DRS celebrates Deaf Awareness Week with multiple activities

The late Sue Galloway, retired Oklahoma School for the Deaf librarian, is seen beneath photos of her famous ancestors Laurent Clerc, left, and his wife Eliza Crocker Boardman. Photo provided.

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma Department of Rehabilitation Services (DRS) programs for deaf or hard of hearing Oklahomans are honoring Deaf Awareness Week from September 24 through 30. The celebration aims to increase public awareness of deaf issues, people and culture. Activities held this week include educational events […]

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