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Matt Pinnell for Lieutenant Governor of Oklahoma

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The City Sentinel Endorsement   Matt Pinnell is a strong, clear and consistent multi-issue conservative. Despite a massive funding disadvantage in the nomination process, he worked hard to gain the Grand Old Party’s support for his bid to become lieutenant governor. For a Republican, Pinnell’s consistency and conservatism is a good thing, not a bad […]

#JusticeforJulius Awareness Month includes prayers, protests and a film at Auditorium at the Douglass

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, November 1, a free public screening of the ABC documentary The Last Defense will be held at the Auditorium at the Douglass, 600 N. High Avenue, in Northeast Oklahoma City. Doors open at 6 p.m. The newly renovated venue, part of the historic Douglass […]

Prices for Glasses far higher in Oklahoma than in neighboring states, RetailData analysis finds

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Staff Report A new analysis released Sunday (October 21) by Yes on 793 found thatOklahoma patients are paying 35 percent more for children’s eyewear products and 15 percent more for adults compared to patients in neighboring states. “Oklahoma patients and families should not be paying substantially higher prices for the same glasses that patients in […]

LifeShare Foundation to host inaugural 5K to raise organ donation awareness

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The LifeShare Foundation will hold its inaugural ‘Little Red Heart’ 5K Run and 1 Mile Walk on Saturday, November 3, as they continue to raise awareness and provide education on the importance of being an organ donor. Participants in the 1 Mile Walk will step […]

ANALYSIS: Jackie Short and Bob Anthony answer reporter’s questions but a Progressive won’t; Drew’s trip to Masters gets scrutiny – and a ballot initiative gets important backing

Jackie Short, an independent candidate and Bob Anthony, Republican candidate, both running for the Oklahoma Corporation Commission. File photos

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher From the state’s largest newspaper, two stories of interest as election day nears – and, from a venerable state group comes a boost for supporters of choice in eye care. * Generally speaking if you are running in a statewide race, you talk to reporters for the largest news organization hereabouts. […]

COMMENTARY: Why I will support Natalie Mai for Oklahoma County District Judge

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  Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher Oklahoma City, OK – Now an attorney in the Sooner State, Natalie Mai and her mother left their home in Vietnam when the little girl was just 11 years old. They came, as millions of people from around the world have done before them, to seek a better life in […]

Gross receipts to Oklahoma state treasury soar to record heights, Ken Miller says

In this summer 2017 photograph, Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller was briefing state Capitol reporters. Photo by Pat McGuigan

Staff Report   Oklahoma City – Oklahoma Gross Receipts to the Treasury, which reflect general state economic activity, surged by 14 percent in September – the tenth month of double-digit growth in the past year, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced Thursday (October 4). Gross receipts of $1.2 billion during the past month are the highest […]

In November, Mark Myles aims to defeat appointed Attorney General Mike Hunter

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Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In an interview, the Democrat seeking to become attorney general of Oklahoma took aim at the appointed Republican incumbent, Mike Hunter. A wide-ranging exchange with Mark Myles included his “fundamental criticism” – Hunter’s lack of qualifications for the job. He also questioned Hunter’s lack of full transparency […]

Kirkpatrick Foundation to convene second ANIMAL Conference on Oct. 22 & 23

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By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The Kirkpatrick Foundation will host its second ANIMAL Conference, a two-day forum of ideas, impact and inspiration regarding animal wellbeing. The event will be held on Monday and Tuesday, October 22 and 23 at the Skirvin Hilton Hotel, 1 Park Avenue, in downtown Oklahoma City. […]

OCCA denies petition in Julius Jones death penalty case

From left: Pro bono attorney Michael Robles of Crowell Moring and Dale Baich discuss details of the case with Julius Jones’ family members Madeline, Antionette and Anthony Jones during the DNA hearing. Photo by Darla Shelden

  By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Friday, Sept. 28, 2018 UPDATE Oct. 9, 2018 : The U.S. Supreme Court has rescheduled the Jones v. Oklahoma case for the SIXTEENTH time – with the next possible conference date of Oct. 29.  The petition was first filed by Jones’ attorneys in November 2017. OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – Today, the Oklahoma Court […]

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