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Comanche Nation signs historic gaming compact with State of Oklahoma

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The City Sentinel Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Below is a transcript of remarks made by Comanche Nation Chairman William Nelson, Sr. at a press conference announcing and signing an historic agreement between the Comanche Nation and the state with a new gaming compact. “The Constitution of the United States gives authority of […]

Oklahoma Restaurant Association launches Keep Calm Carry Out website

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  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 out their meals from local establishments. The new website will inform the public on which restaurants are providing carry […]

Rachel Hubbard named KOSU’s new executive director

KOSU and Oklahoma State University has named news veteran Rachel Hubbard as the station’s new executive director.  Photo provided.

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK — KOSU and Oklahoma State University have named 20-year news veteran Rachel Hubbard as the station’s new executive director, effective Feb. 24. Leading KOSU into its next chapter, Hubbard will strive to maintain the member-supported public radio network’s journalistic excellence while continuing its mission […]

Objectstream adds Vaughn Turner to Senior Leadership Team

Vaughn Turner, a retired Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) executive, has joined integrated services company Objectstream in Oklahoma City. Photo provided.

Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Objectstream, an integrated services company delivering expertise, insights and tailored approaches to help clients in the aviation, technology and cybersecurity sectors, recently added retired FAA (Federal Aviation Administration) executive Vaughn Turner to the company’s award-winning and rapidly growing team. Turner will serve as a Senior Vice President, Aerospace […]

Taylor Ketchum, Suzanne Singleterry serving as vice presidents at Jones PR

Taylor Ketchum and Suzanne Singleterry to vice president positions.

The City Sentinel, Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Jones Public Relations (Jones PR), an Oklahoma-based integrated communications agency, has promoted agency directors Taylor Ketchum and Suzanne Singleterry to vice president positions. “With a combined 15 years in building their careers at Jones PR, Taylor and Suzanne have dedicated themselves to supporting Jones PR’s […]

For a change of pace, read the wisdom of a respected pool specialist and businessman

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Staff Report   Editor’s Note: September hints a transition from summer to fall, but weeks of swimming fun remain for many Oklahomans. For a change of pace, here are insights (in question/answer format) from Howard Fleming, a widely respected businessman who has specialized in keeping Oklahoma pools safe. What is a pH level, and what […]

Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission approves nearly $142 million airport construction program

The Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission has announced more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are scheduled for fiscal years 2020-2024 as part of their Airport Construction Program (ACP).  Facebook photo

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – During the August declaration of Aviation and Aerospace awareness month, the Oklahoma Aeronautics Commission (OAC) has announced more than $142 million in airport infrastructure projects are scheduled for fiscal years 2020-2024 as part of their Airport Construction Program (ACP). OAC oversees the development of a […]

Movie-making Team for Oklahoma’s Al Mertens lands honors at Asia Pacific Film Festival

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher   When judging was over at a recently-concluded film festival (held in three locations, that last stop in Alaska), the news for Al Mertens of Oklahoma could not have been better. At the Asia Pacific International Filmmaker Festival, “Lord Finn” (directed by Mertens, who also wrote the screenplay) won for best […]

Ward 7 Council Member Nikki Nice to host forums on June 13, June 25

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Staff Report   Oklahoma City, OK – Ward 7 Oklahoma City Council Member Nikki Nice will host two community forums this month: A panel discussion with black elected officials on Thursday, June 13, and a conversation with Mayor David Holt on Tuesday, June 25. In comments sent to CapitolBeatOK, Councilwoman Nice said: ““It’s going to […]

Treasurer Randy McDaniel reports: New Record High for Gross Receipts

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Staff Report     OKLAHOMA CITY – Gross Receipts to the Treasury reached a record high in April and demonstrate the Oklahoma economy has continued to expand, State Treasurer Randy McDaniel announced this week. Reports on total state revenue collections in April and over the past 12 months show growth of more than 12 percent, […]

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