Oklahoma City

City in Oklahoma
Oklahoma City is the capital of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. It's known for its cowboy culture and capitol complex, surrounded by working oil wells. The reflecting pool and empty glass and bronze chairs of the Oklahoma City National Memorial recall the victims of the 1995 bombing of the Alfred P. Murrah Federal Building. The Survivor Tree, an American elm nearly destroyed in the attack, is also part of the memorial.
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Is Oklahoma City a safe place to live?
Considering only the crime rate, the Oklahoma City metro area is as safe as the Oklahoma state average and less safe than the national average.
Is Oklahoma City a bad City?
#5: Oklahoma City However, Oklahoma City has some of the highest crime rates in the state. In 2019, 31,669 incidents of crime were reported and the city's crime rates are 93% higher than the national average.
Is Oklahoma City a good place to live?
Oklahoma City residents make a nice living, and, when that's coupled with an affordable cost of living, that can make it an ideal place to live. The study, reported by CNBC, factored in average annual income in each area, as well as average monthly living expenses, median rent prices, groceries and utility bills.
Why is Oklahoma City so cheap?
What makes Oklahoma City so affordable? The short answer is housing. According to 2018 data from Kiplinger, Oklahoma City has one of the most affordable median home prices compared to other U.S. cities. Oklahoma City's median house price was $148,000 in 2018, compared to the national median of $240,000.
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listen)), officially the City of Oklahoma City, and often shortened to OKC, is the capital and largest city of the U.S. state of Oklahoma. The county seat of ...
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Area code(s): 405 572
Counties: Oklahoma, Canadian, Cleveland, Pottawatomie
Founded: April 22, 1889
ZIP Codes: Zip codes: 73101–73132, 73134–73137, 73139-73160, 73162–73165, 73167, 73169–73170, 73172–73173, 73178...
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Severe storms are possible in eastern OK later today, along the cold front. Timing: Late afternoon through the evening. 9:30AM SUN @kfor #okwx
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OKC: All lanes of westbound I-240 are back open following an earlier crash near Santa Fe Ave. (mm 3).
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On this day in 1975, more than 500 of Oklahoma City’s 597 police officers left their badges at City Hall and went on strike after the City Council voted to raise their pay by 7.5 percent although an arbitration panel……
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GET READY FOR MORE SEVERE WEATHER! A cold front moves in Sunday. This boundary will kick up some storms .. the threat will be S&E of OKC. Tuesday will be a day that needs to be watched - especially late. Tornado threat is coming together -on the 1 yr anniversary of the ice storm!
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At this Tuesday's City Council meeting, Councilors Nice, Carter, & myself will introduce an ordinance that would legalize urban hens in lots less than 1 acre in OKC.
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OKLAHOMA CITY – Synchronizing statewide 911 services, especially for Oklahomans who live along county lines was the topic of discussion before the House County and Municipal Government Committee Thursday.…
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Today, the OKC Utilities Department joins thousands of water utilities in recognizing the national #adaywithoutwater from the #valuewater campaign. We'll share a bit about OK's water history, and highlight the critical role that water plays in our health and economic success.
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OKC: Westbound I-240 is narrowed to one lane between Penn Ave. (mm 1C) and May Ave. (mm 1B) due to a crash. Crews estimate the closure lasting a few hours. Drivers should avoid the area and locate an alternate route or expect delays.
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Turner sees the Governor’s words as a direct shot at an entire community.
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Oklahoma City is the softball capital of the world, and we are always thrilled to welcome @USASoftball’s annual meeting to OKC (where it is held every three years). Between the recent $28 million investment in our facility approved by voters… (1/2)
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COVID-19 vaccine mandate for Oklahoma City police recruits scrapped…
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#USASoftball Council Members, athletes and tournament hosts gather in Oklahoma City for the 90th Annual Council Meeting. 📰
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To delve into OKC's Western heritage and pioneer roots, spend an afternoon at the American Banjo Museum, the National Cowboy and Western Heritage Museum or the ...