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The City Sentinel: For George Young, again

The City Sentinel Endorsement State Rep. George Young, an Oklahoma City Democrat, is running for the Senate District 48 position. In the November 6 general election, he has the endorsement of The City Sentinel. As we commented in backing him this spring for the primary election, he is “a man of integrity and character.” An […]

Criminal justice reform advocates back Task Force measures at Capitol Rally

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – Criminal justice reform advocates from around the state gathered at the State Capitol on Wednesday (May 11) to urge legislators to advance the remaining Justice Reform Task Force bills, developed through the work of a panel chosen by Governor Mary Fallin, this session. Advocates say that passage of the bills […]

Oklahoma Legislator George Young Praises Death Penalty Review Commission Report

Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter OKLAHOMA CITY – Oklahoma Legislative Black Caucus Chair-elect Rep. George Young has given high praise to the recently released Oklahoma Death Penalty Review Commission report. Young thanked the bipartisan commission for its work reviewing Oklahoma’s death penalty process. The commission, comprised of 11 members – both men and women from different […]

Oklahoma state Rep. George Young in delegation to Center for Health Care Services in San Antonio

Staff Report Oklahoma state Representative George Young, D-Oklahoma City, joined a delegation of legislators from five Southern Legislative Conference (SLC) member states at The Center for Health Care Services (CHCS) in San Antonio, Texas, November 14-15. Participants in the delegation had the opportunity to learn about the innovative strategies CHCS is using to help San […]

Bill Clinton Rocks OKC’s Hillary GOTV Rally

By Darla Shelden City Sentinel Reporter Former President Bill Clinton spoke to about 300 enthusiastic Hillary Clinton supporters on Sunday evening, February 21. The crowd was packed into the Northeast Academy in Oklahoma City during what was themed a Hillary Clinton GOTV (Get Out The Vote) Rally. President Clinton’s main message that evening was the need for inclusion for […]

Commentary: Let’s believe it, and live it: Thou Shalt Not Kill

To the Editor: Richard Glossip is on Oklahoma Death Row for murder.  He is facing an execution date that is quickly approaching.  There are too many inconsistencies to move on, unimpeded toward the taking of his life.  I have had an opportunity to hear much of the detail of this case and personally experienced the […]

A.C. Hamlin Parkway to be dedicated May 23 in Logan County

Staff Report OKLAHOMA CITY – The late Rep. A.C. Hamlin is going to get his due. In honor of Albert Comstock Hamlin — the first African American elected to the Oklahoma House of Representatives. Oklahoma Department of Transportation crews will soon install signs on Interstate 35 between Waterloo Road and Charter Oak Road in Logan […]

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