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The LLC that owns and operates Lost Lakes Amphitheater and Water Park has now hired metro attorney Eric Groves to help them oppose a sudden proposal introduced last week, May 16 in the Oklahoma City Council. Less than 30 business days...
The City of Oklahoma City proposes new controls on noise coming from the private park Roger Skeen is confused by his city’s actions as they consider changes to a Planned Unit Development just approved April 11. He thought the City of...
It’s called “the devil’s den” by some who live on the street. They say they fear it and for good reason. The abandoned metal two-story building at 1345 NW Third St. was the last place that Charles Eugene Davis ever...
Cathy Cummings, well-known north metro restaurateur and activist, was sworn in and took her seat on The Village city council Monday night. Decisive win She won a decisive victory against the Ward 4 long-term incumbent Chris Bernardy in the April 4...
Cathy Cummings won her run-off against former City of The Village councilman Chris Bernardy. Village voters gave Cummings a decisive win with 79 percent of the vote. She received 700 votes to Bernardy’s 191. “I’m just excited to sit down with...
Council members were saying their public goodbyes to Ward 4 Councilman Pete White at the end of the Oklahoma City Council meeting Tuesday. The south Oklahoma City attorney has been in some sort of service to the city since 1980,...
Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett announced Wednesday that he will not seek re-election when his term ends in one year. He has served for the last 13 years, longer than any other mayor in the city’s history. Cornett sat down with...
A bill intended to stop Oklahoma cities and counties from passing ordinances against discrimination revealed a divide between rural and urban senators Monday. Senate Bill 694 by Sen. Josh Brecheen, R-Coalgate, would prohibit cities from passing certain types of ordinances...
Tuesday a crowd larger than usual for a groundbreaking attended the start of construction for the MAPS 3 streetcar track line for Oklahoma City. Enjoying the good fortune of a sunny day with temperatures in the 70s, city officials, staff,...
“The fear is real,” said Oklahoma City Police Chief Bill Citty to the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday. His point was that some Oklahoma City residents have true fears that local police will start doing front line work of immigration enforcement. Some...

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