Breonna Taylor

Protest in OKC focused on Breonna Taylor death in Kentucky

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Wednesday night 80-100 people gathered at NW 23rd and Classen to protest the lack of charges for officers involved in Breonna Taylor's death.
Jail Trust, ICE

After meeting, legal counsel nixes vote to remove ICE from jail

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Jail Trust legal counsel says that the motion to remove ICE from the Oklahoma County Jail did not pass after all per the Trust's bylaws.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust ousts ICE, moves forward on CARES spending

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The Jail Trust passed a narrow vote to kick ICE out of the Okla County Jail and agreed on a path to spend CARES money before Dec. 31.
deadCenter

Tower Theatre offering music industry video series for OKC musicians

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Tower Theater partners with Chad Whitehead in the lead are providing a video series targeted to musicians and bands in the OKC metro.
City Hall

COVID comes to OKC City Hall – top staff test positive

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City Manager Craig Freeman and two other top City of Oklahoma City staff have tested positive for COVID-19.
OKCPS

OKCPS shifts plan – youngest students return to buildings in October

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Superintendent Sean McDaniel announced that Pre-K and Kindergarten students will be returning to campus October 19.

OKC Park Commission approves privately-funded sculpture for Mesta Park

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The Oklahoma City Park Commission took action on a proposal for a new public art piece in Perle Mesta Park.
Oklahoma City Council

City Council agrees to Cox Center plan, hears about Lower Scissortail Park

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City of OKC Council discussed a film studio sound stage idea in Cox Convention Center and heard plans for the next phase of Scissortail Park.
Clara Luper Educational Services Center

Big traffic changes at Classen and 5th could result if OKCPS has its way

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The Board of Ed for Oklahoma City Public Schools will vote on a resolution Monday night asking the City to permanently close a nearby street.
Oklahoma Contemporary

Oklahoma Contemporary arrives with opening in Automobile Alley

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Oklahoma Contemporary is now open after a long journey of moving to a new spot in Automobile Alley in Oklahoma City.
Demonstration bike lane

OKC Trails Committee considers e-bikes on multi-use trails, defers action

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The Oklahoma City Trails Advisory Committee hosted a conversation on allowing electric bikes (e-bikes) on the city's multi-use trails.
food

Food distribution by OKC Jewish community center meets growing need

Food insecurity in Oklahoma City showed at a food give-away by the Chabad Community Center for Jewish Life and Learning in The Village.

Opinion

Trump wants electoral system “quadruple trainwreck” Nov. 3

We are now in the midst of a stone-cold constitutional crisis. It seems that Pres Trump wants a quadruple trainwreck on November 3.

Hypocrisy, duplicity drive Senate GOP’s push for a Ginsburg replacement

Senate Republicans are showing duplicity and hypocrisy in their headlong rush to install a replacement for Supreme Court Justice Ginsburg.

We must secure the legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg, the quiet badass

Upon the death of Ruth Bader Ginsburg: Before we fight for the future, we must know what now lies in our past.

Gov Stitt’s anti-science response to COVID-19 is making Oklahoma sick

This week, Stitt both engaged in utterly irresponsible behavior and defensive messaging about his health policy.

Woodward’s “Rage” depicts Trump presidency in an unstoppable tailspin

Woodward discovers that Trump is not merely the wrong person for the job; he is openly hostile to doing anything correctly.