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  • Oklahoma City Council considers expansion of panhandling-free zones

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    The Oklahoma City ordinance is to be introduced Tuesday. If it advances, a public hearing would be Jan. 26 and the measure could be adopted Feb. 9.

  • OKC inequality increases but gap is greater elsewhere

    William Crum | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    The gap between the well-to-do and lower-income households increased in the Oklahoma City metro area between 2007 and 2014. The new analysis was released last week by the Brookings Institution. Q: Why do we care? A: Mayor Mick Cornett touted Oklahoma City’s relatively low rate of...

  • New panhandling limits sought by Oklahoma City council members

    William Crum | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    Just weeks after a controversial measure to curb panhandling took effect, the Oklahoma City Council will take up new limits intended in keep panhandlers away from schoolchildren. The proposed expansion of panhandling-free zones also would amount to a pre-emptive...

  • What to do in Oklahoma on Jan. 18, 2016: Take part in Oklahoma City's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade

    Brandy McDonnell | Updated: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    Today's featured event: Take part in Oklahoma City's annual Martin Luther King Jr. Parade, which will begin at 2 p.m. at NW 7 and Robinson, near St. Paul's Episcopal Cathedral. The parade, which draws tens of thousands of spectators every year, this year has the theme "The Color of Unity."...

  • #OKC Boxscore for Monday, Jan. 18, 2015

    By William Crum Staff Writer wcrum@oklahoman.com | Published: Mon, Jan 18, 2016

    William Crum: The week in review, and the week ahead, in Oklahoma City civic affairs.




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