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Capitol Hill SNI meeting neighbors

Capitol Hill neighbors have big ideas for Strong Neighborhoods Initiative

Over two hours into the first public meeting for the Capitol Hill Strong Neighborhoods Initiative Tuesday, most of the neighbors were still there and...
Brittany Warrior, mother

Mother shouts “Liar, Liar!” punctuating Fallin’s State of the State address

“Let’s get to work,” meant something different to three protesters in the House gallery as Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin closed her State of the...
State of the State 2018 - Gov Fallin criminal justice reform

Local legislators, Fallin agree on criminal justice reform

Some Oklahoma City legislators agreed with Governor Mary Fallin's push for criminal justice reform in her last State of the State address Monday. But, by...
Homeless Outreach Team in front of Bricktown substation

Police duties, social work mix with Homeless Outreach Team

The Homeless Outreach Team within the Oklahoma City Police Department is tasked to connect the city’s homeless population with agencies and organizations. They have a...
Village leaders celebrate vote for increase

Village voters say yes to streets, parks, capital improvements

Bacon Restaurant on N. May was especially festive for a Tuesday night. Owners Cathy and Sean Cummings were hosting a watch party for a...
The Village tax

Village residents to vote on bonds, sales tax Tuesday

The City of The Village will have its first bond vote in history Tuesday, Jan. 9 for streets, parks and other capital improvements totaling...
Capitol Hill group celebrates neighborhoods

Capitol View, Capitol Hill neighborhoods chosen for next revitalization

The Capitol View and Capitol Hill neighborhoods were selected by the Oklahoma City Council Tuesday for nationally-funded revitalization spending coordinated by the city. The program...
Unloading petitions at city clerk's office

Group determined to call vote for local schools income tax

See updates in this story added Thursday, Nov. 30, 2:30 p.m. The group Save OKC Schools is determined to call for a vote of OKC...
One of many traffic tie-ups downtown OKC

Will OKC streetcars get stuck in traffic?

Will the new streetcars in downtown Oklahoma City end up in traffic snarls just like a car would? It’s a question several readers recently...
Shadid watches petition processing

Local income tax for metro schools one step closer

OKC Councilman Ed Shadid delivered three suitcases to City Hall downtown Thursday containing what he claimed were 16,000 petition signatures for a city income...

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