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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...
John Pettis, OKC Ward 7 Councilman

Pettis resigns Ward 7 OKC Council seat amid embezzlement charges

Ward 7 Oklahoma City Councilman John Pettis has resigned his seat amid charges that he embezzled money from three charities he set up and...
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...
Councilman John Pettis

OKC Councilman Pettis charged with embezzlement

Oklahoma City's Ward 7 Councilman John Pettis, Jr. was charged late Friday with felony embezzlement and intentionally failing to file a tax return to...
Bike lanes at OKC City Hall Bike-to-Work

OKC steps up plans for bike, walk accessibility

The City of Oklahoma City will participate in its 13th annual Bike-to-Work Day Friday, May 18th as staff prepare the comprehensive plan called BikeWalkOKC for improving...
Senator Kay Floyd

OKC senator picked by state Democrats to lead caucus

Oklahoma Senate Democrats elected Senator Kay Floyd, D-Oklahoma City, to be their next caucus leader for the 57th Oklahoma Legislature after John Sparks, D-Norman,...
Pete White Hlth Ctr 2018 Ribbon cut

Pete White Health and Wellness Center opens for all age groups

The ribbon was cut Friday on the newest senior wellness center built with MAPS 3 money in the oldest part of the southside Capitol...
downtown Oklahoma City storms

Information to prepare for severe weather season in OKC

The City of Oklahoma City issued an advisory with links to information the city is providing to help citizens prepare for and respond to...
Convention Ctr architects view bid

New convention center bid comes in $20 million below budget

Three bids on the new Oklahoma City convention center project were opened Wednesday and the low bid was well below the budget of $194...
OKC Council 2018-4-24 David Glover

Okla City Council would increase from eight to 12 in proposed plan

A citizen group pushing for 12 Oklahoma City council members representing 12 smaller wards pitched their plan to the council Tuesday. At present, eight council...