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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.
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.
police protesters

Councilmember Nice holding Census, voter registration drive in Sept

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Nikki Nice, OkC Ward 7 Council member, has organized a campaign to increase both participation in the U.S. Census and to register more voters.
Oklahoma City Council

Mask mandate extended in Oklahoma City until October 20

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Oklahoma City Council debated extending a city-wide mask requirement, ultimately extending the current ordinance until late October.
Oklahoma County Jail

Jail Trust faces more protests while accepting CARES money

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Oklahoma County Jail Trust accepted over $37 million in CARES Act funds from the County and heard a report on suicide prevention at the jail.
Budget Board

Budget Board hears annual report from CJAC about Oklahoma County Jail

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The Oklahoma County Budget Board heard the second annual report of the Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Advisory Council (CJAC).
OKC Fire

Baez trades firefighter gear for phone, computer to recruit next generation

Lt. Miguel Baez has traded in his protective "turnout" gear and firefighters helmet for a telephone and computer as a recruiters for OKCFD.
Jail Trust

Jail Trust accepts CARES money, hears abbreviated public comment

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority (Jail Trust) heard public comment and accepted CARES money from the county commissioners.
County Commissioners

County Commissioners reinstate public comment after months without

The Oklahoma County Board of County Commissioners voted unanimously to reinstate public comments to their board meetings.
jail trust

Protesters get their time in Jail Trust public forum on CARES Act funds

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The Oklahoma County Criminal Justice Authority or Jail Trust held a meeting Wednesday dedicated to hearing public comment on CARES Act money.