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Internet initiative goes viral, triggers for multi-state “Walk for Choice”


By Danniel Parker Staff Writer The internet’s offers life at the speed of thought. Type in a few paragraphs on Tumblr, Twitter or Facebook, click send, and within days you are responsible for a nationwide grassroots rally. That is what 21-year-old Chicago Medicaid recipient Raven Geary did in response to HR 3. The bill eliminates […]

Made in Oklahoma Coalition offers Valentine’s Day recipe


Heart-healthy Steak Salad with Feta and Walnuts is a low-calorie treat made with love Surprised a loved one this Valentine’s Day with a heart-healthy, low-calorie dinner. The Made in Oklahoma Coalition (MIO) has created thes the following recipe for steak salad with Feta cheese and walnuts: Ingredients Two cups fresh Bibb lettuce Two tablespoons light […]


Filmmaker George Adams

Staff Report The multi-award winning documentary, “Panic Nation,” is an intense look at how state sponsored immigration laws have taken a foot-hold on America. As the film continues a successful festival run, acclaimed producer/director George Adams (an Oklahoma resident) brings the film home for an Oklahoma City premiere on Thursday February 17th, 6:30 p.m. at the […]

Oklahoma City Educare names director

Malana Means

Staff Report The board members of Oklahoma City Educare have named  as the new director of the year-round early childhood school for low-income children from birth to 5 years old, said Oklahoma City Educare chair Bob Ross. Means has served as interim director of early childhood programs for Sunbeam Family Services and Educare since October. […]

Outgoing City Councilman Sam Bowman bids farewell

Sam Bowman

“I will resign from the City Council in April 2011. I began my career in 1965 with the Salvation Army.  My life’s work has been devoted to community and public service.  These last 8 years serving on the City Council, have arguably, been the best of times in the history of Oklahoma City. The level […]

Gold dome announces new monthly networking social Event to Provide Business Connections and Rollout of “Bistro Under the Dome”

Inside the Gold Dome shows some of the 625 gold-hued tiles made it an architectural feat in when it was built at Classen Bank in 1958.

Staff Report The Gold Dome announced today the hosting of “Business Social Under the Dome” once monthly on a Thursday, at 1112 N.W. 23rd in Oklahoma City. The monthly business socials are geared to: Offer local business professionals opportunities for more face to face networking, provide potential tenants and event planners a chance to tour […]

What’s missing?


By Marlys Johnsen Norris Columnist Some people spend a whole lifetime trying to find the missing ingredient in their life. They fill their lives with material things, events, wealth, travel, work, people, socials, sports, drugs, sex, even religion trying to find the ingredient that will make them feel complete. Shouldn’t they believe that one of […]

Superintendent Sandy Garrett says goodbye


On Monday, January 10, I will complete 20 years of service as Oklahoma’s State Superintendent of Public Instruction. I would like simply to thank The City Sentinel for publishing my column over the years. We sought to cover timely topics related to children and public schools, and to provide information of use to parents, grandparents, […]

Former OKC television reporter to spread painful, inspirational message of organ donation

Phil Van Stavern and his grandson Nick. Photo provided.

By Reg Green Special to the City Sentinel Phil Van Stavern was only five years old when his parents were told: “Phil will probably die as a child.” Blood had been found in his urine and, it turned out later, both his kidneys were diseased. Van Stavern was a respected, long-time television journalist in Oklahoma […]

Group seeks unprecedented injunction to stop S.Q. 755

Among those assailing a ballot proposition banning use of foreign law, including “Sharia” in state courts, arre, from left, Nadia Enchassi, Imad Enchassi (Iman of the Islamic Society), and Nathaniel Batchelder of the Human Rights Association. The Iman and Batchelder both spoke at a press conference in support of a lawsuit filed seeking to stop the state election board from certifying passage of State Question 755. Photos by Patrick B. McGuigan

The head of the Oklahoma chapter of the Council on American-Islamic Relations (CAIR-OK), Muneer Awad, has sued to prevent the Election Board from certifying Tuesday’s referendum on State Question 755. On Monday, U.S. District Judge Vicki Miles-La-Grange issued an injunction stopping certification of the election results. At a state Capitol press conference with 11 television […]

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