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Roger Skeen - Co-owner Lost Lakes

Will Lost Lakes lose in new proposal?

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...
Burnt-out nuisance property

“Devil’s Den” public nuisance and Holy Angels Church in same block

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...
Cummings sworn in

Cathy Cummings takes seat on The Village city council

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...
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Cathy Cummings wins seat on Village city council

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...
Pete White retires

White takes one last very long OKC Council Meeting in stride

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 Mayor Mick Cornett

Cornett will not run in next election

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...
Brecheen defends SB 694

Urban senators of both parties oppose power grab

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...
Streetcar Groundbreaking crowd

MAPS 3 streetcar line work begins

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...
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Chief to council – “The fear is real”

“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...
OpenbudgetOKC

Code for OKC website gives new level of access to city budget

Residents of The City of Oklahoma City now have clear visual and interactive access to how tax dollars are spent through the city’s budget....

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