Exclusive: Big dreams and big incentives offered in Tulsa’s rejected bid for second Amazon headquarters

The bid, obtained by The Frontier, shows that while Tulsa offered the trillion-dollar company all it had available, it couldn't — and maybe shouldn't — have gone to the lengths of the winning bidders.
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Hall-Harper: Comments defending Tate Brady were ‘white privilege in action’

Hall-Harper, Tulsa's lone black councilor, was visibly troubled by the comments made Wednesday, and said that she would eventually vote in favor of the name change.
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City councilor defends complicated legacy of early Tulsan Tate Brady, despite his being a ‘Ku Klux Klanner’

The comments were made during a public meeting on Wednesday as discussions were taking place about potentially changing the name of a street that was once named after Tate Brady.
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Joe Exotic calls new charges of wildlife trafficking, tiger slayings a ‘witch hunt’

In an email from jail to The Frontier, Maldonado-Passage said the new charges are part of an ongoing effort to frame him. “This is now a witch hunt,” Maldonado-Passage said in the email.
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Starting Nov. 1 through Dec. 31, The Frontier is eligible for a matching gift opportunity from NewsMatch, a national call-to-action that support nonprofits like us.
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As time on council nears an end, Ewing proposes another name change to controversial downtown street

Saying he regretted the "lame" compromise adopted in 2013, District 4 City Councilor Blake Ewing proposed on Friday to change the controversial "M.B. Brady Street" to "Reconciliation Way."
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Prejudice and prosecution: Juror racism at issue in Tulsa County DA election

A transcript from a court hearing where a potential juror admitted she was racist has become a piece of ammunition against Tulsa County District Attorney Steve Kunzweiler. He says the instance was taken out of context.
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Joe Exotic kept an AR-15 he said was ‘For Carole’

Investigator testified "Joe would have nothing to lose to try and follow out his original plans and have her killed — or have one one of his cultish followers do it.”
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Entrepreneur says he’s been cut out of Oklahoma tribe’s online poker venture

It was Fereidoun Khalilian — "Prince Fred," or “Khalifa,” as he sometimes signs emails — who put the concept of a Native-owned poker website together. The Iowa Tribe later changed the name of the venture, said his software didn’t work and now won’t even take his phone calls.
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Gathering Place officials mostly mum as ‘Second Amendment Rally’ outside park nears

The rally was planned after a group member was evicted from the park during its grand opening last month for open carrying a handgun. Park officials have said they have a strict no guns allowed policy.
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