Hyperlocal Blog: Pedaling past Lincoln and Jefferson with Tulsa’s bike-share program on my mind

Phase 1 of Tulsa Bike Share was supposed to launch in the spring. The starting date has been pushed back to the fall to allow time for the bikes to be built.
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Mayor’s budget likely won’t include more money for Tulsa Jail, but that doesn’t mean deal with county is dead

Mayor G.T. Bynum presents his first city budget Wednesday, and although administration officials aren’t sharing details, the proposed budget is not expected to include more money to cover the cost of holding municipal inmates in the Tulsa Jail.
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Testimony in Arkansas death penalty case part of media witness role

During testimony Tuesday, I agreed with the state’s attorney who cross-examined me that I’m not a doctor nor a scientist. However, I took issue with her assertion that our research wasn't scientific.
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Ziva’s setting her sights on bigger targets, but not before teaching us a few tricks

I knew that being around Ziva every day would rub off on me. I’ve always done best when I’ve been forced to sink or swim, and working next to her seemed like jumping into a very deep pond.
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Happy that I’m leaving? Don’t be. The Frontier is here to stay

After about 30 years as a journalist based in Tulsa, I'm leaving for a new opportunity. But The Frontier is here to stay and nothing could make me happier.
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That time Brad Pitt was a no-show but the city changed its approach to solving problems anyway

The Urban Data Pioneers met Friday to begin changing the culture regarding how city employees use data to identify and solve problems.
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For a new reporter, Jay Cronley was a curmudgeonly godsend

Somehow, out of all the people at the Tulsa World that I now think of as friends, Jay was the first person to make me feel like I really belonged.
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My struggle with ‘white silence’

I initially scrolled past the video. But then I began to question myself. Is it wrong of me to do that? By ignoring the video am I ignoring its reality? Am I ignoring the pain incidents like that cause and the people they hurt?
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Another rise in violent crime in Tulsa in 2016

In Tulsa, compared to the first six months of 2015, the same period in 2016 saw a 24 percent increase in violent crime. Still, the overall violent crime rate in Tulsa remains low compared to historic standards.
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Blake Ewing wants you to read these angry New Year’s Eve texts about his lawsuit …

I informed Councilor Ewing that the plaintiff did not agree that the lawsuit had been settled. Nevertheless, I received numerous angry texts from Ewing Saturday night and since he said that I should share them with readers, feel free to read them.
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