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CityRep’s ‘Heisenberg’ opens Friday – good choice, good theatre, good for your Valentine

Staff Report   The Oklahoma City Repertory 2017-18 season continues in downtown Oklahoma City over the next two weekends, with a strong two-person show delivered in an intimate setting. Amidst the bustle of a crowded London train station, impulsive American chatterbox Georgie spots Alex, a quiet, older buttoned-down British man, and plants a kiss on […]

Fallin and McCall joust over provider rate cuts and her veto, as spending scrutiny intensifies

Patrick B. McGuigan OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Speaker of the House Charles McCall, R-Atoka, has chided Governor Mary Fallin in wake of last week’s Medicaid provider cuts, saying her veto of a budget plan that emerged in the fall special session was responsible for the crunch. The Oklahoma Health Care Authority announcement of the provider […]

Fallin applauds after Senate passes measure to address ‘our $215 million budget hole,’ calls on House to follow

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin on Monday (November 6) issued the following statement after the state Senate in a bipartisan vote, 37-5, passed House Bill 1035X: “I want to applaud the Republican and Democratic members of the state Senate for passing this measure. We have been in special session six weeks now. […]

Local chapter educates the public during Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter With June being Alzheimer’s & Brain Awareness Month (ABAM), the Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma Chapter wants to raise awareness for the millions of individuals, family members and caregivers who are affected by the disease. “Alzheimer’s disease is not a normal part of aging,” said Alzheimer’s Association Oklahoma Chapter President/CEO Mark […]

4th annual Freedom Oklahoma Equality Run set for June 26 as part of Pride Week

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The fourth annual Equality Run 5K/10K/1-Mile will be at 7:30 a.m. Sunday, June 26, at Myriad Botanical Gardens, 301 W. Reno, in downtown Oklahoma City. Partnering again with OKC Pride, the event takes place during the final weekend of Oklahoma City’s Pride Week, June 20-26. “The Equality Run is […]

PAMBE Ghana Global Market to open offering fair trade goods for holiday shoppers

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The 8th annual PAMBE Ghana Global Market, a seasonal fair trade shop, opens Thursday, November 5, from 12 to 6 p.m. at 6516 N. Olie in Oklahoma City. It continues Tuesdays through Saturdays through December 23. The Market provides destination shopping for unusual holiday gifts, including a wide selection […]

Legislative Black Caucus honors past, present and future at A.C. Hamlin Banquet on Sept. 28

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The 20th biennial A.C. Hamlin Scholarship Banquet – remembering the son of ex-slaves who became the first African American legislator in state history – is scheduled Monday evening (September 28). The banquet will be held at the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum in Oklahoma City, starting with a 6 […]

Democratic House Leader Scott Inman’s Interim study focused on access to quality, affordable child care

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Almost 3,500 licensed child-care facilities operate in Oklahoma, but they’re concentrated in the metropolitan Oklahoma City and Tulsa areas. Consequently, rural areas of the state suffer from a lack of child-care facilities. In addition, recruitment of child-care providers is difficult because of the long hours and comparatively low compensation rates. […]

International Day of Peace is setting for community conversation on law enforcement and citizen rights

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter In observance of the International Day of Peace, on Monday, September 21, an event themed “Healing the Breach” will take place from 6:30 to 8 p.m., at the Great Hall in the University Center, 2501 N.W. Blackwelder at Oklahoma City University. Rev. Jesse Jackson and Oklahoma City Police Chief […]

Join the Arbor Day Foundation in September and receive 10 free trees

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Trees are an important part of every community. They are the world’s single largest source of breathable oxygen. Trees improve air and climate quality, conserve water, preserve soil, and support wildlife. This September, everyone from Oklahoma who joins the Arbor Day Foundation will receive 10 free trees as part […]

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