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As though the subject has not been beaten to death already, of all the movable players the Thunder might wish to unload in the name of yet additional future draft assets by the Feb. 6 trade deadline, Danilo Gallinari may be the easiest.

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Truly Local shopping isn’t just a nice thing to do to show local spirit. Truly Local shopping in the future may very well be the difference between whether your community grows economically or withers on the economic vine. To be clear, Truly Local isn’t the same as just shopping local, all local shopping isn’t created equal. Truly Local is described as locally owned and operated; this on occasion includes national chains that are locally owned.

The youth program offers cadets activities that are fun and educational, including encampments, airplane and glider flights, SAR exercises and STEM-related projects, CAP 1st Lt. Jeffrey Grant, commander of the Enid Composite Squadron, said.

Every year, people across the country gather around their TVs, often surrounded by an assortment of snacks and drinks, to witness the biggest game of the year: the Super Bowl.

Oklahoma is a state heavily reliant on resource extraction industries. To anyone who has lived in Oklahoma for more than 10 minutes, that’s an obvious statement and just a technical-sounding way of saying that our state depends on prosperity in the oil and gas sector.

Think about how much energy, and how much light, that those stars produce for us to be able to see them from so far away. Stars are indeed incredible powerhouses.

In what is believed to be the first such service in Enid, the congregation of St. Nino Equal-to-the-Apostles Orthodox Christian Church conducted an Orthodox blessing of the waters Sunday, at Government Springs Park.

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At the beginning of the year, most people will set a resolution of becoming physically healthy and join a gym to exercise more. 

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Not everyone would have been able to make it to the League of Women Voters’ and Friends of the Stillwater Public Library’s 2020 Legislators’ Reception. Nor would they have been able to make it to the Chamber of Commerce’s Legislative breakfast. Not everyone is expected to, we’re not giving anyone a hard time.

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Lt. Andy Simmons, a 24-year veteran of the Muskogee Police Department, plans to campaign for the Republican nomination in the election for Muskogee County sheriff. 

State law requires that all public schools conduct no less than two tornado drills each year, and many Cherokee County schools had to put that practice to work twice last Friday as tornado warnings covered the area.

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True love is sweet, but “till death do us part” is easier said than survived. Such is the case of a beautiful girl and her young lieutenant in post-Civil War America. Vivia Thomas was born into Boston wealth in 1840. She was expected to find a husband by attending the various Boston society balls.

“As one digs deeper into the national character of the Americans, one sees that they have sought the value of everything in this world only in the answer to this single question: how much money will it bring in?”

Jurors heard the last two witnesses testimony in Cherokee County District Court Thursday morning in a case against a man accused of first-degree murder.

On Thursday, Jan. 23, representatives of federal and local agencies and volunteers will hit the streets, looking for homeless people so they can be included in the nationwide Point-in-Time count.

A former Checotah Public Schools Information Technology specialist faces multiple charges after he allegedly filmed himself masturbating inside a school and touched a 17-year-old student, said McIntosh County Assistant District Attorney David Pierce. 

A dozen candidates competing to fill four seats on the Muskogee City Council fielded questions that touched on a variety of topics during a two-hour forum sponsored by the NAACP Branch of Muskogee. 

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President Donald Trump's order to launch a drone strike that killed Iranian Revolutionary Guard Gen. Qassem Soleimani, which resulted in the Iraq Parliament's vote to pass a nonbinding resolution to expel all American forces, was executed without an official declaration of war, but Trump did meet the 48-hour notification deadline required by the War Powers Act of 1973.

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DAVIS [ndash] Ruby Jewel Bittle, 89, formerly of Ada, passed away Sunday, Jan. 19, 2020, in Sulphur. Services are at 10 a.m. Thursday at Estes-Phillips Funeral Home Chapel in Ada. Interment will follow at Center Cemetery in Center.