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Plans for downtown park taking shape

Friday, December 14, 2012

The Oklahoman The focus of an urban park proposed for just south of downtown Oklahoma City will be a “great lawn” that will rival that of the one at Central Park in New York City. At six acres, the proposed public gathering place will be almost half the size of the Central Park lawn but six times larger than the open space at Myriad Botanical Gardens

Architectural foundation will honor OKC's mayor

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Oklahoma City Mayor Mick Cornett is set to receive a national architecture award next year in recognition of his role in advancing MAPS 3.

Teachers union leader: Poor leadership crippling OKC school district

Thursday, December 13, 2012

Working for or with Oklahoma City Public Schools can be an unbelievable experience.

Boost for Uptown 23rd

Tuesday, December 11, 2012

Revitalization efforts on NW 23rd Street are poised to receive a $10,000 boost from the city.

Oklahoma City School Board chairwoman challenges opponent’s candidacy

Saturday, December 8, 2012

A hearing is set to determine if Marcia Muhammad can appear on the Feb. 12 ballot for chairman of the Oklahoma City School Board given her deferred felony conviction.

Elections shape up for Oklahoma City metro-area school board races

Thursday, December 6, 2012

There will be elections in February for three Oklahoma City School Board seats, two seats on the Putnam City School Board and seats on the Yukon, Norman and Deer Creek school boards. Candidate filing for the Feb. 12 annual schools elections closed at 5 p.m. Wednesday.

American cities to Millennials: Don't leave

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

The hot pursuit of young professionals has been at the core of American cities' urban revival for more than a decade. It worked. They came, they played, they stayed.

Douglass High School mess reflects a systemwide failure

Tuesday, December 4, 2012

On the first day Douglass High School students walked the halls of their new building, the Oklahoma City School Board chairman at the time stood before students with a message of hope.