Park Board members frustrated with Tulsa County over lack of progress developing Cousins Park

Cousins Park occupies nearly 45 acres of untouched land at 121st Street and South Delaware Avenue.
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Chronic homelessness rises in Tulsa, despite increasing success getting people into housing

Despite the growth in that population, almost $300,000 has been poured into the community by local non-profit agencies to prevent homelessness, according to the Community Service Council. And at the same time, 587 veterans and 176 chronic homeless people have been housed since 2015.
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Fire department misuse by ‘super users’ appears to be going down. Here’s why.

The Tulsa residents are considered“super users” — a relatively small group of people who account for a disproportionate amount of calls made to the city’s 911 system — sometimes more than 100 times per year — for nonemergency situations.
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School’s out. Summer reading programs are in. Here’s some books the kiddos might like.

The Tulsa City/County Library and A Gathering Place for Tulsa have kicked off children's reading programs. But what to read? Here are some suggestions.
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City announces two Arkansas River pedestrian bridge design finalists

The Arkansas River Pedestrian Bridge Selection Committee has given KKT and MVVA 30 days to modify their concepts in response to the more than 14,000 public comments the city received after announcing the four concept finalists April 17.
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Voting opens for new city flag design as project organizers settle on three finalists

The Tulsa Flag group presented the three finalists to the City Council on Wednesday, and voting is now open to the public.
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Dylan Roberts lives an amazing life that no one quite believes. But he has the videos to prove it.

Tulsan Dylan Roberts has turned his passion for travel and films into a career of documenting the world's worst conflict zones.
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City of Tulsa narrows Arkansas River pedestrian bridge design options to 4

The city initially planned to rehabilitate the century-plus-old bridge and add a second deck in time for the opening of A Gathering Place for Tulsa park in early 2018. But that idea was scrapped in late 2014 because of cost-prohibitive deficiencies in the bridge.
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Parks Department unveils conceptual design plan for Johnson Park at 61st and Riverside Drive

“If we don’t do anything, we’re not going to have anything, and this has been going on long enough,” Parks and Recreation Director Lucy Dolman said Tuesday.
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Map shows Turkey Mountain, park space protected under proposed 50-year lease with River Parks

The city's proposed master lease agreement would not guarantee that park space will remain park space for the term of the lease but would put that decision in the hands of the River Parks Authority.
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