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In an Enid Pride press release, organizers stressed Pride is "a family-friendly event geared to be welcoming to and attended by the general public," drawing in "hundreds of visitors from across the region."

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Area residents in need will soon have more opportunities to get staple items, as Sweetwater Foundation is making "Community Care Chests" available here.

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After stealing a bread truck and fleeing authorities bought a Tahlequah man a 10-year suspended sentence, he was arrested again Aug. 15 for armed robbery.

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The Department of Health and Human Services and the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services have issued a report following an investigation into a W.W. Hasting Hospital nurse's reuse of the same medication-filled syringes on several patients.

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Shelters around the country have so many adoptable pets in them. Muskogee City Animal Shelter is no exception. The Muskogee shelter has six cats and approximately 25 dogs at this time (this number changes day to day), that are available for adoption. These animals are either strays that have been picked up by the Animal Control officers or pets that their owners have surrendered to the shelter.

The man said he spanked the girl multiple times July 21 using a wooden paddle, and the woman admitted to police about using a wooden paddle on the girl on the same day, according to court documents.

The man was charged in May with two misdemeanors — fraudulently appropriating gift cards from Game Stop and concealing four shirts and an Xbox embezzled from the store.

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A McAlester man has been charged with two felonies and a misdemeanor in connection with a shooting that occurred outside a local residence earlier this week.

With the Tax Increment Financing, or TIF, District proposed for a new retail shopping and restaurant business along U.S. Highway 69 gaining traction, city councilors have been told to expect more action regarding a separate proposed TIF District in downtown McAlester.

OKIE 811 and Oklahoma Pipeline Awareness Liaison partnered Wednesday to present a safety day for area emergency responders, utilities, oil and gas companies, and municipal and county personnel at Chisholm Trail Expo Center.

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A Duncan High School student riding a bicycle was involved in a wreck with a truck Wednesday afternoon as classes let out the first day of the school year.

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Besides the national media, the press includes community newspapers. Not publishing rumor or innuendo, community journalists strive to provide a consistent source of reliable, fact-based reporting on topics of local interest.

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In our efforts to treat the mental health care needs of our veterans, we provide a wide range of care and services. While there is a significant focus on PTSD (post-traumatic stress disorder) and other conditions that can be the result of military service in both males and females, there is ongoing effort on our part to make sure that there are programs in place to address as many of the issues experienced by veterans as possible. One such issue is that of grief and loss.

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In a country where the majority of the population speaks English, one school in Tahlequah is immersing its students in their native tongue.

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Tuesday's gathering of the Cherokee County Community Health Coalition needed extra seating at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, with many local health agencies and organizations represented to hear from Tom Bates, interim commissioner for the Oklahoma State Department of Health.

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Forget for a moment what seems to be the underlying motives for the prosecution of Paul Manafort. Let's pretend he was not, at one time, President Trump's campaign chairman. Instead, let's look at what he's accused of.

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Norman, commonly known as the “City of Festivals” will add another festival to its repertoire this weekend.

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An arrest warrant with a bond amount of $25,000 is out for a Stillwater man accused of choking, slapping and hitting a woman with different objects during a seven-hour period at the Stonegate apartment complex.

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A McAlester man remained in the Pittsburg County Jail early Tuesday while another man was hospitalized following an overnight shooting on the city's west side.

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Now into its second year, the investigation by Robert Mueller into possible collusion with Russia or obstruction of the FBI by President Trump or members of his administration continues its march.

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ENID, Okla. — Col. Corey Simmons, commander of the 71st Flying Training Wing at Vance Air Force Base, spoke to the Enid Rotary Club Monday to introduce himself, and to update club members on projects at the base and progress toward increasing pilot production. 

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The state's recent teacher pay raise boosted morale in school districts, according to a recent Oklahoma State School Boards Association Survey, but it's had little immediate effect on Oklahoma's "severe teacher shortage." 

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University of Oklahoma general counsel Anil Gollahalli sent a letter on Aug. 7 informing the City of Norman that if the city doesn't increase it's contribution to the CART public transportation system by $300,000 by Aug. 31, OU will eliminate Saturday service and CART's secondary zone (access and pricing changes for residents depending on whether they live in CART's primary or secondary zone).

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