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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. It’s because of a new website launched Friday. They can see a clear time line of...
Sleepy people sitting in their cars at the McDonald’s drive-thru lane at SE 44th St. and Shields Boulevard in Oklahoma City Wednesday were in for a surprise. When they pulled up to the window it wasn’t the usual McDonald’s...
Six active disposal wells of the type thought to cause earthquakes are within 2.5 miles of Oklahoma City’s 50-story Devon Tower. Two of those six wells are only 1 mile east of the tower. And, one major fault line - the...
For two years visitors to the Oklahoma State Fair have walked out around construction of a large building about one block long. It took longer to complete than anticipated. The Bennett Event Center opened Tuesday 11 months behind schedule, but...
For Mohammad Tabiai, it’s been a productive process of immigrating from Morocco and ending up an award-winning police officer in the Oklahoma City Police Department. After having received several letters of commendation from his commander, he then received a commendation...
“The taxpaying citizens of the state of Oklahoma should not have to foot the bill for sexual misconduct,” said Oklahoma House Minority Leader Scott Inman Friday. At a Capitol news conference, Inman said the Democratic Caucus was “shocked and appalled”...
The five-month logjam in negotiations over body-worn cameras has finally been broken between the Oklahoma City Police Department and Fraternal Order of Police Lodge #123. The union represents the department’s officers. Police Chief Bill Citty and FOP President Jon George...

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