Starbucks baristas in OKC NW 23rd store first in state to win union vote

The Starbucks store crew at the N.W. 23rd and Robinson store in Oklahoma City are the first in Oklahoma to win outright the vote to unionize.
bus rapid transit

OKC Bus Rapid Transit line one step closer with new bus reveal

The first new bus in the nine-bus Rapid Bus Rapid Transit line was revealed Thursday. Free Press talked to some officials about the new line.

Sisteria combine textures, influences into stage presence, musical power

Sisteria is a band right on the cusp of their full power, even after less than a year of performing together.
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Police shoot southeast OKC man while executing search, arrest warrants

Members of the Oklahoma City Police Department shot a man they thought was pointing a lethal weapon at the police helicopter.

Data breach at OKCPS third-party vendor exposes student information

A data breach at a third-party tech vendor could have exposed sensitive information about individual students in Oklahoma City Public Schools
Starbucks first union vote

Nichols Hills Starbucks workers get union votes, but can’t celebrate yet

Partners who work in the 63rd and Grand Starbucks in OKC and other partners from across the metro got a provisional win for unionization.
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As union vote begins, OKC NW 23rd Starbucks baristas receive support

Starbucks workers from across Oklahoma City and community members came to the NW 23rd store May 1 to support them as voting begins.
Oklahoma County Sheriff

Pack of dogs kill eastern Oklahoma County resident over weekend

The Oklahoma County Sheriff believes a pack of dogs killed Anita Mears in rural eastern Oklahoma County on her property.
Festival of the Arts

Dreams and memories on display at OKC Festival of the Arts

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The OKC Arts Council’s Festival of the Arts is still primarily about spotlighting the city’s impressive (and lucrative) fine arts community.
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Incoming Arts Council OKC exec director introduced at Arts Festival

The Arts Council of OKC publicly introduced its new executive director, Angela Cozby, on the first day of the OKC Arts Festival.