Wednesday, December 11, 2019

Government

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Braums loses bid before OKC Planning Commission

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It just wasn't Braum’s day in the Oklahoma City Planning Commission Thursday. Braum’s wants to buy and demolish the Classen Grill building and the Donnay...

New OKC muni courthouse designed for public access, ease

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Judge Philippa James has been on the Oklahoma City Municipal Court bench for 20 years and has lived with the problems of the old...
Tim Rogers at Capitol Hill construction tour

Rogers out as executive director of Metropolitan Library System

Friday morning came and the Metropolitan Library System of Oklahoma County no longer had Tim Rogers as their executive director. He was fired by unanimous...
Hall, Whitaker, Bailey

Two cited for heroism in truck driver rescue

Robert Hall and Gary Bailey received citations from the Oklahoma City Fire Department Monday for their daring rescue of Mark Whitaker from his burning...
Save OKC Schools panel

Save OKC Schools launches 90-day petition drive for local income tax

Phylesia Dailey thinks her daughter is getting a good education at Cleveland Elementary in Oklahoma City Public Schools. She also believes all children in the...
Carlos Moreno - Jennifer Pahlka

Code for America brigades in Oklahoma promote good government

Since 2009, Code for America has been making a positive impact on governments mostly at the local level. “This is really about people helping people,”...
Council deliberates on hotel

OKC Council approves convention hotel deal

After a decade of discussions and debate, the City of Oklahoma City voted 7-2 Tuesday to enter an agreement with Omni Hotels to build...
Balderrama gets Major's insignia from Chief Citty

Paco Balderrama first Hispanic major in OKC PD history

Paco Balderrama was promoted to the rank of major in the Oklahoma City Police Department Tuesday. He is the first officer from Hispanic culture to...
Save our OKC Schools newser

Local income taxes proposed to support OKC schools

Oklahoma City residents will pay a ¼ of 1 percent extra income tax to support local schools if voters approve a plan by one...
City of Okla City Council June 20

OKC Council decides sales tax proposal amid tensions

Sharp tensions rose Tuesday between the eight Oklahoma City Council members as they decided what projects voters would be asked to approve in an...