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Oklahoma City hosts U.S. team roping finals

Friday, October 26, 2012

For someone who likes roping cattle, there’s no better place in the world to be this week than State Fair Park.

OMRF receives $3.3 million to study rheumatic diseases

Tuesday, October 9, 2012

The five-year grant, awarded by the National Institutes of Health, will allow scientists to build on current studies into joint and connective diseases and support and fund pilot projects.

City records lowest jobless rate among large U.S. cities

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Oklahoma City’s jobless rate, already the nation’s lowest among large cities, fell 0.2 percentage points in August to 4.6 percent.

OKC sales tax revenue rises 11%

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Sales tax revenue in Oklahoma City is continuing to grow at a level that is unprecedented in recent years.

Magazine puts Oklahoma City in the spotlight

Thursday, October 4, 2012

Once again, we’re seeing more evidence that “Oklahoma City” is becoming one of the latest “buzz communities” — cities that are frequently looked upon as the new trendsetters.

OKC superintendent is all class, makes good on Miami Heat bet

Thursday, September 27, 2012

Wednesday afternoon, Oklahoma City Superintendent Karl Springer Springer taught nearly 20 Miami-Dale kindergartners while wearing a LeBron James jersey--all to settle a friendly wager on the outcome of the NBA finals.

Oklahoma County program wins innovation award

Thursday, September 27, 2012

An Oklahoma County community service program has received national recognition for its efforts to reintegrate offenders into the community.   

OKC capital spending plan studied

Thursday, September 27, 2012

The Oklahoman The Oklahoma City Council is considering a plan to spend $327 million over the next five years on capital improvements for city airports, parking infrastructure and transit. But the most expensive item on the list is dependent on future demand. The council heard presentations Tuesday from the Airports Department and Central Oklahoma