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MAPs4 vote set for December 10

Patrick B. McGuigan   Oklahoma City, OK – MAPs4, described by city leaders as an “ambitious and unique” package of tax-financed community improvements will be on a special election ballot December 10. The package was sent to voters after a summer of discussion and special meetings, and after surviving a legal challenge from a former […]

Freedom Oklahoma to hold Monday (April 8) march to celebrate Oklahoma’s first openly gay Oklahoma City Council member

Staff Report   OKLAHOMA CITY— Freedom Oklahoma will host a march and rally on Monday, April 8 in the capital city of the Sooner State. According to a press release sent to The City Sentinel, CapitolBeatOK  and other news organizations, the event will celebrate the assumption of office by James Cooper, Oklahoma City’s first openly gay […]

Dr. Ed Shadid to ponder mayor’s race?

Commissioner Maughan, Council Member Stonecipher also consider running for mayor. Patrick B. McGuigan, editor State Sen. David Holt, R-Oklahoma City, announced his candidacy for mayor this week. He is the likely front-runner in the race to succeed incumbent Mayor Mike Cornett, who announced last week he would not seek reelection (see our separate story focused […]

Words of Love for Bob Lemon

by Ed Shadid Oklahoma City – The day after Bob Lemon’s passing on October 22, I was riding in my car with my teenage children. I was explaining why I was sad at his death: That Bob was humble, tried to make the world a better place by investing his financial resources in the community […]

MAPS 4 Neighborhoods / OKC GO Bond Town Hall Meeting set for May 20

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The public is invited to attend the MAPS 4 Neighborhoods / OKC GO Bond town hall meeting on Tuesday, May 24 at the Tower Hotel, 3233 NW Expressway, in Oklahoma City.  The event, hosted by Oklahoma City Ward 2 Councilman Ed Shadid, will take place from 7 – 8:30 […]

Schools First: A Town Hall Meeting on Tax Increment Financing in OKC – hosted by Councilman Ed Shadid

Staff Report On Thursday, May 21, from 6:30-8:30 p.m. at the Tower Hotel (Formerly the Marriott), 3233 NW Expressway in Oklahoma City, OKC Councilman Ed Shadid will host a town hall meeting on Tax Increment Financing in Oklahoma City. To provide public financing of a convention center hotel, for which $70-120 million +land +parking has been asked […]

The City Sentinel endorses Ed Shadid

  Signs of healthy political discourse are seen across Oklahoma City, where a total of 10 candidates are contending in three city council races. For the open Ward 8 seat, three political newcomers are competing. This newspaper has no editorial preference among the contenders. In Ward 6, incumbent Meg Salyer faces Dario Alvarado and Bob […]

Ed Shadid faces three opponents in March 3 election for Ward 2 City Council

By Patrick B. McGuigan Publisher Council Member Dr. Ed Shadid is seeking a second term on the City Council, where he has been a passionate vote for accountability in use of public resources. He is being opposed by three opponents in the March 3 election, including Rev. Major L. Jemison, a well-known east side minister. […]

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