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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.

Oklahoma City 'Best Place' for Military Retirees to Launch Second Careers

Wednesday, November 9, 2011

The Oklahoman When Thomas Tassinari retired from the U.S. Air Force in 2008, he could have returned to Boston to be near his parents, or he could have relocated to Seattle to be near his wife's family. Instead, after spending several years working with AWACS as an airborne communications system operator at Tinker Air Force Base, he chose to spend his

Urban Teacher Program Benefits Oklahoma City School District

Friday, August 26, 2011

Improving our struggling inner-city public schools is a slow process. It starts by placing more effective teachers in the classroom, educators who will inspire their students to dream big and improve their lot in life.

Oklahoma City businessmen tout CNG plan online

Sunday, July 31, 2011

Oklahoma City businessmen Bob Hammack and Ron Mercer have devised a plan to make compressed natural gas more accessible as a gasoline alternative while saving the financially strapped U.S. Postal Services.