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University of Oklahoma students to host OUr Safety Protest on Sept. 3

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – On Thursday, September 3, University of Oklahoma students will gather on the OU North Oval in front of Evans Hall from 12:30 – 1:30 p.m. for the “OUr Safety Protest.” The event will be held to raise awareness about the “inadequate preparation and response to the […]

OCCHD launches ‘Crush the Curve’ COVID-19 testing platform

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma City-County Health Department (OCCHD) is launching a new online testing platform, Crush the Curve, powered by Qualtrics, which focuses on three steps: assess, test and contact trace.  The assessment, testing and contact tracing solution will streamline OCCHD’s COVID-19 testing process. Beginning September 1, individuals can access […]

OK Humane to host Night at the Drive In fundraiser featuring Homeward Bound

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, Join the Oklahoma Humane Society on Thursday, September 10, for a Night at the Drive-In, showing the family-friendly animal-themed feature presentation Homeward Bound. The evening will take place at the Winchester Drive-In, 6930 S Western Avenue, in Oklahoma City. Gates open at 6:30 p.m.  Show begins at dark […]

Oklahoma Senators Thompson and Standridge encouraged by state’s Top 10 ranking for highway bridges

The City Sentinel Staff Report Oklahoma City – Senate Appropriations Chair Roger Thompson and Transportation Committee Chair Rob Standridge issued statements soon after last week’s announcement that Oklahoma had gone from 49th in the nation to a Top Ten state for the condition of its highway system bridges. The two Republican leaders said, in a […]

EMBARK launches Flowbird, mobile downtown OKC on-street parking app

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY– EMBARK, Oklahoma’s public transit agency, has announced the launch of the Flowbird mobile app, a more convenient way to find and pay for on-street parking in downtown Oklahoma City. Earlier this year, the City of Oklahoma City and EMBARK announced the selection of Flowbird to provide a more efficient parking solution offering a fast, […]

Virtual “Protect Yourself AIDS Walk OKC” fundraiser scheduled for September 20-26

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel Reporter OKLHOMA CITY – The “Protect Yourself, AIDS Walk OKC” 22nd Annual Fundraiser will kick off virtually on Sunday, September 20.  Just as many nonprofits have had to adjust due to COVD-19, AIDS Walk OKC is taking the walk virtual this year in order to protect the health of the community. […]

National Women’s History Museum celebrates 100 anniversary of the 19 Amendment

By Darla SheldenCity Sentinel ReporterOKLAHOMA CITY – On Wednesday, August 26 the National Women’s History Museum will celebrate the 100th anniversary of the ratification of the 19th Amendment with a full day of virtual programming and the launch of its new non-partisan voter engagement initiative, Women Vote, Women Win. Founded in 1996, the National Women’s […]

COMMENTARY – Blended Memory: Kashmir’s Cultural Front and America’s Nineteenth Amendment

Dr. Nyla Ali Khan  As we celebrate the ratification of the Nineteenth Amendment in the United States (on August 18, 1920), which gave women the right to vote, I am reminded of the rights that the women of Jammu and Kashmir enjoyed as early as 1947.  Because of the propaganda from every side, several people don’t realize that.  Women […]

Oklahoma Commission on Status for Women welcomes newly elected officers

Staff Report  The Oklahoma Commission on the Status of Women (OCSW) a state commission, has elected its officers for the 2020-21 year. The commission informs the legislature and executive branch on issues impacting improvement of opportunities and quality of life for Oklahoma women. “The new officers will continue guiding the commission on its mission of […]

Stephanie Bice secures Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police support as she seeks GOP nod to challenge Kendra Horn

Staff Report Stephanie Bice, conservative Republican candidate for Congress in Oklahoma’s Fifth  Congressional District, has earned the endorsement of the Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police. “I am grateful to have the support and endorsement of the Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police,” Bice said. “The hardworking men and women of Oklahoma’s law enforcement put their lives […]

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