Sunday, January 26, 2020

Why we are launching two types of opinion pieces on Free Press

After three years of my resisting any policy or cultural opinion pieces in Free Press, I have decided to adopt two types of articles.
point in time homeless count

Point-in-time count sends volunteers into city in search of homeless

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The 2020 point-in-time count of Oklahoma City's persons who are experiencing homelessness sent volunteers out Thursday to find those who are often overlooked.
Martin Luther King, Jr. Day

Martin Luther King Jr. Day events dominated by youth, young adults

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From the silent march in the morning to the ringing of the bell to the program at noon and the afternoon parade, youth dominated all activities of MLK Day.
Oklahoma City Council

Driving with loaded pistol, vaping marijuana center stage at City Council

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The issue of driving with a loaded pistol and whether or not vaping of tobacco producst would be allowed came before the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday.
town hall

Horn’s MLK weekend town hall honors justice leaders past and present

Fifth District Congresswoman Kendra Horn's town hall honored local leaders past and present in civil rights and justice Saturday and took questions.
students

Over 4,000 suspensions in OKCPS first semester alone

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Oklahoma City Public Schools leaders are trying to sort out the deeper causes of a 37% increase in suspensions compared to the first semester last year.