This month marks the 20th year of MAPS in Oklahoma City. The Oklahoman and NewsOK give you a special presentation looking at the past, present and future of the initiative that transformed a city.
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By William Crum, Staff Writer | Updated: 22 hr ago
Executive director of Good Jobs First Greg LeRoy said TIF projects done well can revitalize economically distressed neighborhoods, set them up for future growth and work in concert with other government efforts to fight poverty, crime and other urban ills.
BY CHRIS CASTEEL, Washington Bureau | Published: Fri, May 22, 2015
Two current governors and a former governor in the Republican presidential race told family stories, stressed their experiences as executives and outlined domestic and foreign policy positions at Southern Republican Leadership Conference in Oklahoma City
BY CHRIS CASTEEL, Washington Bureau | Published: Thu, May 21, 2015
Foreign policy lines got the most enthusiastic applause on the first day of the Southern Republican Leadership Conference in downtown Oklahoma City, where Rick Perry, Scott Walker and Rick Santorum spoke.
Former Texas governor Rick Perry got a warm welcome from Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin and the crowd as one of the day’s last speakers at the 2015 Southern Republican Leadership Conference Thursday. In his casual Texas drawl, Perry outlined what he felt made for an ideal candidate for the next...
Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb sat down with Devon Energy Chairman Larry Nichols Thursday at the Southern Republican Leadership Convention in downtown Oklahoma City for a discussion on the state of the state's energy industry.
By Steve Lackmeyer, Business Writer | Updated: Thu, May 21, 2015
Construction is set to begin in late summer on new development Via Paseo in Oklahoma City’s Paseo District, pending approval from the Urban Design Committee. Construction is set to begin on Pueblo at Paseo next year.
Access to parks and paths for jogging, walking and biking helped make the Washington, D.C., area the fittest of the 50 largest metropolitan areas in the U.S., according to a study out Tuesday.
USA TODAY reports Oklahoma City ranked 48th and is building new trail routes and improving...