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Streetcar brand strategy revealed

Wednesday, July 27, 2016

EMBARK unveiled Bermuda Green, Clear Sky Blue and Redbud as the colors for the brand identity of MAPS 3’s Oklahoma City Streetcar.

OKC-based Boeing lab to enhance aircraft sustainment capabilities

Monday, July 18, 2016

Boeing recently opened a new engineering, research and development lab facility in Oklahoma City that will design, test and apply modernization technologies for legacy aircraft such as the C-17 Globemaster III and the Airborne Warning and Control System (AWACS).

O'Connor: Economic development and quality schools

Thursday, July 14, 2016

Cities with high-quality public schools are more economically competitive.

17-story apartment tower proposed for downtown OKC

Tuesday, July 12, 2016

Times Square OKC, a project that will include a 17-story apartment tower, at least 36,500 square feet of retail and a seven-story garage, is being proposed for the last remaining undeveloped property in downtown's Central Business District.

Learn more about RIVERSPORT Rapids

Monday, July 11, 2016

Oklahoma City’s new $45 million MAPS 3 whitewater rafting and kayaking center – RIVERSPORT Rapids – celebrated its grand opening in May and is a game changer for Oklahoma City.

Wheeler District Ferris wheel set to open, marks beginning of development

Saturday, July 2, 2016

The former Santa Monica Pier Ferris wheel, featured in 28 movies, is once again set to be the star performer with a debut Monday for the July Fourth holiday along the Oklahoma River.

Oklahoma City Public Schools board names Lora superintendent

Friday, July 1, 2016

The Oklahoma City Public Schools Board of Education on Friday named Associate Superintendent Aurora Lora as superintendent of Oklahoma City Public Schools. Her contract will be negotiated. Lora had been leading the district on a temporary basis since April. The school board in April voted to part ways with district Superintendent Rob Neu. Neu had been

OMRF researcher makes finding on colitis and colon cancer

Tuesday, June 28, 2016

An Oklahoma Medical Research Foundation scientist has discovered that certain sugars produced by the body play an important role in the development of colitis and, ultimately, colon cancer. The new finding could potentially lead to therapies for ulcerative colitis, Crohn's disease and colon cancer.