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IgniteOKC to present the best ideas in 5 minutes and 20 slides on May 25

by Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY, OK – The tenth installment of IgniteOKC will feature 13 speakers showcasing some of Oklahoma City’s best new ideas on Thursday, May 25.  The event will take place from 7-10 p.m. at the Lyric Theatre at The Plaza, 1727 NW 16th St. in Oklahoma City. Doors will open at […]

Capitol Report for May 7: Oklahoma’s Charter Schools, and a conservative’s lament

In this week’s Capitol Report on News9, the CBS News affiliate in Oklahoma City, Patrick B. McGuigan applauded Oklahoma’s charter schools, pointing to the bipartisan efforts of the late John Bryant, a Republican, and of Sandy Garrett, a Democrat. ‘ Their work established such schools for Oklahoma in 1999. He praised educators Janet Grigg and […]

Actress Susan Sarandon discusses her activism seeking to stop Richard Glossip’s execution

by Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor Exclusive to The City Sentinel Actress Susan Sarandon has long opposed capital punishment. However, her activism has intensified and become more focused as she seeks to stop or delay the scheduled September 16 execution of Richard E. Glossip. In an email exchange, The City Sentinel asked Sarandon to explain what […]

Oklahoma Treasurer says gross receipts slip again in June

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – For a second consecutive month, and the fourth time this fiscal year, monthly Gross Receipts to the Treasury were less than collections from the prior year, State Treasurer Ken Miller announced at a State Capitol news conference on Wednesday (July 8). June gross receipts fell slightly below $1 billion and […]

EPA awards Rose State College $200,000 grant for wastewater and water treatment systems training

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) announced Rose State College will receive its second grant for workforce development and job training. The federal grant provides $200,000 to the College to train 80 unemployed or underemployed people (including veterans) to work at public wastewater and water treatment systems. The highly prized […]

Oklahomans respond to U.S. Supreme Court ruling on lethal injection protocols

by Patrick B. McGuigan, Editor OKLAHOMA CITY – The U.S. Supreme Court has ruled 5-4 that Oklahoma’s lethal injection protocols are constitutional. Responses from Oklahomans were sharply divided. Governor Mary Fallin commented on the majority opinion in Glossip v. Gross: “The Constitution is clearly not intended to prohibit the death penalty by lethal injection or […]

Sunbeam Family Services welcomes Paula Gates as Early Childhood Services Director

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Sunbeam Family Services, one of Oklahoma City’s longest serving nonprofits, is expanding its early childhood development programs. This comes as a result of a federal Early Head Start Child Care Partnership Grant. The five-year $3 million dollar program is one of the largest grants awarded in Oklahoma by Health […]

Oklahoma City residents asked to call 211 to report flooding

Staff Report Oklahoma City residents whose homes were flooded by the Memorial Day weekend rains are asked to call 211 beginning at noon on Sunday, May 24 to report if their homes, mobile homes or apartments were flooded. The information will be used to identify portions of the City that may have been flooded and […]

Sister Cities OKC honors former Gov. George Nigh with Global Vision award

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Each year Sister Cities OKC recognizes an individual for outstanding leadership. They recognized a leader who has fostered its core mission, promoting the image, economic development, culture, business and educational projects connecting OKC and the world. “Connect globally, thrive locally.” The Honorable George Nigh, former governor of Oklahoma, was awarded the prestigious Sister […]

Paseo Arts Festival returns May 23, 24 and 25

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The Paseo Arts District’s 39th annual Paseo Arts Festival will take place May 23, 24 from 10 a.m.-8 p.m. and May 25 from 10 a.m. – 5 p.m. More than 80 visual artists will fill the Historic Paseo Arts District, selling original artwork in a wide variety of media, from […]

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