Emma!

All eyes on Taylor-Joy in Oscar-nominated ‘Emma.’

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At OkC Museum of Art, Autumn de Wilde’s directorial debut adaptation of Jane Austen’s Emma. is showing the weekend of April 10-11.
Board of County Commissioners

Commissioners meet two days over masks, pending litigation, terrorism

The Oklahoma County Commissioners spent two days attempting to work their way through a flawed agenda that they eventually accomplished.
Oklahoma County Jail

UPDATED – Water to be off at Oklahoma County Jail eight hours Thursday

Water at the Oklahoma County Detention Center (Jail) is scheduled to be off for around eight hours Thursday for planned repairs.
Barbara Young

Barbara Young takes Ward 3 in the OKC City Council runoffs

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Barbara Young claimed victory over Jessica-Martinez Brooks to represent Ward 3 in the OKC City Council runoff race Tuesday night.
Bradley Carter

Carter wins Ward 1 seat in the OKC City Council runoffs

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Bradley Carter will head for the Oklahoma City Council to represent Ward 3 following his victory in Tuesday night’s runoff election.
Jake Merrick

Republican Jake Merrick wins special election for State Senate District 22

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Republican Jake Merrick will fill the vacant District 22 State Senate seat after a landslide victory in Tuesday night’s special general election.
Paula Lewis

Paula Lewis wins in Board Chair race for Oklahoma City Public Schools

Paula Lewis, incumbent Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education Chair, has won another four years as Chair of the Board of Education.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust subcommittee adds new members, takes on hardest issues

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The Detention Center Action Committee (DCAC) of the Jail Trust continues to dig deeper into Oklahoma County Jail issues and expand membership.
protest leaders

OKC activist files federal civil rights lawsuit against OK County DA Prater

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An OKC activist filed a federal lawsuit against Okla. County DA David Prater April 6, 2021 for an arrest during a county meeting Aug 12, 2020.
BoCC

County Commissioners give reasons for staying with Jail Trust for now

Monday evening two Oklahoma County Commissioners gave their reasoning for voting to stay with the Jail Trust and not dissolve it.
Jail

Jail Trust Chair says rumor is not true that CEO Williams is being fired

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Rumors persist that Jail Trust CEO/ jail administrator Greg Williams has been fired or has resigned. Trust Chair Tricia Everest denies it.
BoCC

Commissioners keep Jail Trust, allow Sheriff to participate in TV production

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After taking up the future of the Jail Trust, the Oklahoma County Commissioners decided not to dissolve the trust.
Jail

Oklahoma County Commissioners to consider ending Jail Trust

Now, the whole idea of a Jail Trust seems to be in question for Oklahoma County Commissioners who will meet Monday morning at 9 a.m.
Big Ink

‘Big Ink’ at Artspace Untitled reveals depth, detail of woodblock printing

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Artspace at Untitled launched an exhibition featuring an array of artists and their work with woodblock printing at the exhibition "Big Ink."
Paula Sophia

Manhood, from the inside out, part 4 — Snips and Snails and Puppy-Dogs’ Tails

Looking back upon my childhood, I can see how my father’s violence impacted me and how his behavior created divisions in our family.
tiny homes

Pivot, Inc. adds new tiny homes to relieve youth homelessness

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Pivot, Inc. is an Oklahoma City based service provider offering aid to young people experiencing homelessness in Oklahoma City.
OKCPS

OKCPS Board of Ed demands State Board of Ed rescind charter school funding vote

The OKCPS Board of Ed passed a resolution demanding the State Board of Ed rescind their vote to create equal district and charter funding.
Cicada

‘Cicada’ applies a doc aesthetic to its fictionalized same-sex romance

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Director Matt Fifer and writer Sheldon D. Brown created and star in "Cicada", a gorgeously ragged version of their own lives as young gay men.
Jail

Jail Trust focuses on Health Dept criticism, staffing, medical contractor

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The Jail Trust held a special meeting on recent events and deaths. CEO Greg Williams reported on current staffing and operations at the Jail.

Opinion

Forbes’ annual billionaires list is not a dream board – it is a horror show

This week, Forbes magazine announced its annual list of the world’s billionaires, and Oklahoma is typically well represented on the list, with Tom and...

With crisis at Ok County jail, Calvey descends into right-wing rage

Ok County Commissioner Kevin Calvey posted a seething batch of lies to his Facebook page. It was a reminder of just how craven Calvey can be.

Stitt’s war on Gist, Tulsa Public Schools over COVID response rages on

Governor Kevin Stitt's comms team went after Tulsa Public Schools and Supt. Deborah Gist over recognition for COVID response. Why?

Zumwalt’s efforts at Employment Comm could be new ‘Oklahoma standard’

Shelley Zumwalt holds a Masterclass almost daily on how to do your job like your state depends on it. Is this the new "Oklahoma Standard"?

We need an armistice in conservative America’s never-ending culture war

If it feels like you are being asked to take sides on every topic, it is because everything is a wedge issue now.