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Heads Up: If my posts go ‘missing in action” during these interesting times

Patrick B. McGuigan NOTE: This essay is adapted from a post that appeared the evening of Constitution Day (September 17) on the facebook pages for CapitolBeatOK and The City Sentinel newspaper. OKLAHOMA CITY – Should one or another of the Facebook pages with which I am affiliated go “missing in action,” I have no intention […]

An explanation for recent posts, and a request for help

Patrick B. McGuigan   OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – In recent weeks, at the CapitolBeatOK (CBOK) website, I have made a point of weaving into the daily “aggregation” (stories on the CBOK website designated as “Top Oklahoma stories”), we weaved in the work of journalists featured in newspapers large and small, and online sites, from across […]

Bixby superintendent says turnout push was ‘simply a reminder,’ district patron believes it was ‘improper’

Patrick B. McGuigan, Publisher In July, independent journalist Stacy Martin reported on a Bixby Public Schools-based effort, organized by teacher union members, that impacted the results in three state legislative primary elections on June 26. As I reported separately for CapitolBeatOK in mid-July, “The referenced districts were House districts 67 (Scott McEachin, incumbent), 69 (Chuck […]

Capitol Report for December 30: Good economy, government mismanagement, Fallin’s liberal shift, execution moratorium, legislative turnover and Democratic gains

In the New Year’s weekend edition of Capitol Report for the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, Patrick B. McGuigan laid out some of listing of the top state government news stories. In first place (mentioned last week), is the financial scandal at the Oklahoma Department of Health. In second, McGuigan told News9’s Alex Cameron, […]

Capitol Report for November 21: A war to win, refugees in need, praise for Positive Tomorrows

Staff Report News9’s Capitol Report this week began with a memorable remark from the late Ronald Reagan: “Of the four wars in my lifetime, none of them came about because America was too strong.” Patrick B. McGuigan discussed the Islamic State’s attacks on Paris. He recalled that President George W. Bush had a moment where […]

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