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Reminder from Election Board Secretary: Party affiliation change deadline approaches

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Staff Report   The deadline for registered voters to change their party affiliation for the upcoming statewide primary and runoff primary elections is March 31, State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax said today (Tuesdsay, March 24). By statute, changing party affiliation is not allowed from April 1 through August 31. All requests to change party […]

OCCDLA requests temporary closure of OK County Courthouse to prevent spread of COVID-19

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  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Oklahoma County Criminal Defense Lawyers’ Association (OCCDLA) has requested that the Oklahoma County Courthouse be closed from Monday, March 23 through Saturday, April 11, to prevent the spread of the COVID-19 coronavirus. According to a release from the Oklahoma State Department of […]

Inasmuch Foundation announces $1.2 million in journalism grants

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Inasmuch Foundation has announced the consolidation of the Ethics and Excellence in Journalism Foundation into the Inasmuch Foundation. An updated logo and website will reflect the new chapter of a singular Inasmuch Foundation. As part of this action, Inasmuch Foundation is launching an initiative aimed […]

A letter from Tulsi Gabbard

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Letter written to the Publisher of The City Sentinel newspaper Our nation is facing an unprecedented global crisis that highlights the inextricable bonds of humanity, and how foreign policy and domestic policy are inseparable. We are all in this together and we must all rise to meet this moment — in service to our country […]

Former Ponca City nursing home resident tests positive for COVID-19

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    The City Sentinel Staff Report   PONCA CITY, OK – A former resident of Ponca City Nursing and Rehabilitation tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, March 17. The resident was discharged from the nursing facility over the weekend to a local hospital after experiencing symptoms. The resident is not expected to return to […]

Commentary: H.J.R. 1027 increases initiative odds by 18.2 times!

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By Steve Fair   The initiative petition is under attack in Oklahoma. House Joint Resolution 1027 (H.J.R.1027) passed the House last Tuesday evening (March 10) at 6:05 pm. The vote was 66-30 with four members not voting. All but five of the yea votes were Republican. All Democrats voted nay. One of the five Republicans […]

State Sen. Stephanie Bice, Republican candidate for Fifth District Congressional seat, comments on national Emergency Declaration

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The City Sentinel Staff Report   Statement of Oklahoma state Senator Stephanie Bice, R-Oklahoma City, concerning the U.S. emergency declaration: “I’m proud of President Trump’s actions [Friday] in declaring a national emergency as a result of the onset of the Corona Virus. By suspending hospital rules, he’s allowing US medical professionals to respond to the […]

ANALYSIS: Like a good neighbor, Stitt seeks sensible collaborations for the public good

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Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – This reporter was skeptical, back in 2018, that Kevin Stitt was serious about pressing for meaningful limits on government. Gov. Stitt has done so in some areas, elevating private-sector models while seeking the public good. In other areas, he has capitulated to the forces seeking bigger government. […]

Thinking about Matters of Faith: Eternal and Temporal

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Dr. Nyla Ali Khan   Preface from Patrick B. McGuigan for CapitolBeatOK.com and The City Sentinel: In the course of human events, of time and fate – and I believe from the grace of a benovolent Creator – Dr. Nyla Ali Khan came to live in our midst. In this commentary, adapted from recent posts, […]

Inaugural mobile People with Disabilities Awareness Day set for March 10

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  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Oklahoma’s first mobile People with Disabilities Awareness Day is set for March 10, marking the first time Oklahomans with disabilities, their families and supporters can take part in the event from work, home or wherever they are. In previous years, Awareness Day brought […]

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