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One of many traffic tie-ups downtown OKC

Will OKC streetcars get stuck in traffic?

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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...
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...
Cummings sworn in increase

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...
Pickets outside Sen Lankford's office

Sen Lankford’s office picketed over border child separations

A group protesting the current U.S. policy of separating children from families attempting to cross the border gathered outside Senator James Lankford's OKC offices...
City of Okla City Council June 20

OKC Council decides sales tax proposal amid tensions

Sharp tensions rose Tuesday between the eight Oklahoma City Council members as they decided what projects voters would be asked to approve in an...
Stage and lake at lost lakes

Lost Lakes owners say new proposal threatens financial harm

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...
Save OKC Schools panel

Save OKC Schools launches 90-day petition drive for local income tax

Phylesia Dailey thinks her daughter is getting a good education at Cleveland Elementary in Oklahoma City Public Schools. She also believes all children in the...
OKC Economic Development Trust mtg 2018-5-14

Amazon deal one step closer after Econ Dev Trust vote

The Oklahoma City Economic Development Trust voted Tuesday to offer a $1.7 million incentive to Amazon to bring a new fulfillment center to the...
O'Connor, Shadid, incentives

Amazon incentive deal approved by OKC Council over objections

Two Oklahoma City Council members challenged a $1.7 million Amazon incentive deal as being unnecessary for Amazon to build a distribution center in the...
election board voting

Voting begins for next OKC mayor, OKCPS board member

Four county election boards opened for early voting from 8 a.m. to 6 p.m. Thursday for voters to decide who will be City of...