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Diana Baldwin has been an Oklahoma journalist since 1976 and came to The Oklahoman in 1991. She covered the Oklahoma City bombing and covered the downfall of Oklahoma City police forensic chemist Joyce Gilchrist misidentifying evidence. She wrote the original stories about the wrongdoings at Feed the Children. She came to The Oklahoman as the features editor. She covered the courts and law enforcement most of her career. She is now assigned to cover all aspects of Edmond. Baldwin has won more than four dozens state, regional and national awards for her work. She is a founding member of FOI Oklahoma, the state's freedom of information organization. Before coming to The Oklahoman, Baldwin worked at Duncan and Ardmore newspapers. She is a University of Oklahoma graduate.
The Oklahoman's Diana Baldwin chatted with readers Thursday about downtown Edmond roads, restaurants and businesses. Join her chat every third Thursday of the month at 2 p.m. Below is an unedited transcript of the chat.
NewsOK 1:26 p.m. Hey everyone. We'll get started with our chat at 2 p.m. Diana will be logging in then, but you can start submitting your questions now. Diana Baldwin 2:01 p.m. Welcome to Edmond Live Chat. Send your questions in and we will get started. Jack 2:01 p.m. Anything we can look forward to for the city in 2015? Diana Baldwin 2:03 p.m.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Published: Thu, Dec 18, 2014
A proposed development with houses costing $300,000 to $350,000 on small lots didn’t get an approval recommendation from the Edmond Planning Commission this week. Neighbors opposed the new development.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Thu, Dec 11, 2014
Edmond extends contract to provide public transportation services to the new U.S. Social Security Administration office in Oklahoma City. The contract is for six months while more information is gathered.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Wed, Dec 10, 2014
Groundbreaking for Edmond’s new hotel and conference center is scheduled for Jan. 12. A building permit is close to being issued for the complex on the northwest corner of Interstate 35 and Covell Road.
By Diana Baldwin, Staff Writer | Updated: Sat, Dec 6, 2014
Sherry’s Drug, a longtime Edmond pharmacy, paid $43,000 to settle claims involving violations of the controlled substances act. Sherry Ross, the owner, said she did not admit liability in the settlement.