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Coburn praises Romney's pick for VP

Wednesday, August 22, 2012

Coburn spoke for about 10 minutes and answered questions afterward at a Tuesday breakfast meeting sponsored by the Greater Oklahoma City Chamber.

Grocers gobble up 'big box' space

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Grocery stores' appetite for Oklahoma City keeps nibbling away retail space one big-box store at a time.

Oklahoma universities break enrollment records

Tuesday, August 21, 2012

Many colleges and universities across the state, including the state's three largest institutions, began their fall semesters Monday. And those three largest schools — the University of Oklahoma, Oklahoma State University and the University of Central Oklahoma — are breaking enrollment records.

City nearly leads nation in hotel occupancy rates

Friday, August 17, 2012

If you’re looking for proof that Oklahoma City’s investment in itself has turned it into a regional weekend getaway destination, consider that it trails only Oahu, Hawaii, in hotel room occupancy growth.

Oklahoma City School Board approves more than 200 contracts in single meeting

Tuesday, July 3, 2012

The Oklahoma City School Board began the 2013-12 fiscal year by voting on a massive list of contracts and agreements.

Three Oklahoma City-area schools are among list of seven worst-performing in state

Friday, March 30, 2012

Oklahoma educators, officials agree an intensive partnership could help underachieving schools, but what that means is yet to be defined. The state Education Board also approved new school assessment guidelines to replace No Child Left Behind.

OKC, groups coming together for I-240 retail corridor

Tuesday, February 28, 2012

Retail through the southern side of Oklahoma City along Interstate 240 is getting a closer look by city leaders.

Oklahoma City education leaders say they will fight state takeover of schools

Thursday, February 23, 2012

The superintendent of the Oklahoma City School District and the city's school board president announced Wednesday they would fight any takeover of struggling schools by state officials.