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For those feeling festive this time of year, the average cocktail or between-meal snack just won't cut it.

Tahlequah locals are in luck, though, as a variety of holiday beverages and treats are available in the city - or can be whipped up at home.

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The board returned from executive session at 1:31 a.m. Wednesday at the Administrative Services Center and voted unanimously to adopt findings of fact presented in the termination hearing before voting to fire Mike Dods, the former campus police chief.

In theory, Oklahomans vote for politicians whom they can count on to represent their interests at the statehouse. In practice, though, many lawmakers have been inclined to represent their own best interests, and those of their key donors.

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The Muskogee County Board of Commissioners heard from a local liquor store owner Monday morning on the topic of opening such stores on Sundays. 

EDMOND, Okla. — Gov. Kevin Stitt said research tells him that Oklahomans want more federal dollars in the state’s health care system. The governor would also like more federal dollars, but wants to avoid a constitutional state question.

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To begin with, from 50,000 feet, you are able to confirm for yourself that our nation’s capital was built in a marshy, low-lying area. It’s what people from the Deep South like me call a “swamp.” And, that’s pretty much all you need to know about Washington, D.C. – which stands for “District of Columbia,” by the way, and is what our founders chose to call the place, as the seat of our constitutional national power and authority.

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Last summer, Gov. Kevin Stitt made clear his intent to renegotiate gaming compacts that have defined how tribal casinos operate in Oklahoma. The tribes have signaled a willingness to discuss changes, but have been taken aback by the governor’s insistence that the compacts expire at the end of this year.

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For more than a week starting in mid-September, Oklahoma’s prisons were locked down. Routines were interrupted as visitation was canceled, classes were put on hold and inmates were allowed to shower only three times per week. They were largely confined to their cells or bunks.

Editor’s note: Leanne Ho is non-binary, and uses they/them pronouns. Non-binary or non-conforming gender is a gender identity that is not exclusively male or female. Many (but not all) non-binary people use they/them pronouns instead of pronouns such as he or she.

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Deputies with the Cleveland County Sheriff's Office have been given a new less-lethal weapon for their arsenal when fighting crime in the streets.

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There’s something about rekindling your younger days by having a plush Baby Yoda. And now some are putting a tractor beam on the elusive bounty hunter, It makes you feel like a kid again. It allows you to relive your childhood.

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A Kay County investigator is coming to Enid High School on Monday to interview staff members about allegations leveled against administrators by the Oklahoma Education Association and former Enid Public Schools campus police chief Mike Dods, according to Heath Merchen, the attorney representing Dods.

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The city of Enid is closing in on several critical hurdles for the Kaw Lake Water Pipeline Project, some high, some low, each capable of hindering the $315 million effort, or worse.

Cherokee County has a number of fine charitable and civic organizations, and all are worthy of community support. But one - My Friends and Me - is among the most innovative, super-active organizations to grace Green Country in a long time.

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While the years have clouded their memories, this day remains vivid for Don Hamilton of Muskogee, Jason Todd of Fort Gibson and Charles McCollough of Porter.

 The Norman Police Department responded to a residence in the 3000 block of Pheasant Run just after 10 a.m. Thursday in reference to a welfare check. Officers found a deceased adult male inside the home, according to a new release.

A battle between state officials and Native American tribes over a hotly debated gaming compact could spill into federal court if the two sides can't reach an agreement by Jan. 1, Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt said Thursday.

I have a lot to learn about finding and keeping inner peace, and my best teachers remain my children — especially in my memories of that time before the world got its hands on them.

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Former City Administrator Ed Carr announced his intention to sue the city of Tahlequah for several purported violations.

A savings strategy adopted a year ago by city councilors appears to be paying off, doubling the amount of money the municipality holds in reserve for emergencies and providing more than $500,000 this year for special projects. 

Standing before a judge, and with family members looking on, Sabrina Robledo, 25; Jeremy Selvidge, 28; Gage Houston, 21; Brian Hatfield, 23; and Scott Miller, 28, each swore to defend and uphold the U.S. Constitution and were given their badges.

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