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Loaves & Fishes of Northwest Oklahoma is asking the community to help celebrate its ninth birthday by bringing food donations to Loaves & Fishes, 701 E. Maine, from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, for its drive-thru Birthday Party Food Drive

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Loaves & Fishes of Northwest Oklahoma is asking the community to help celebrate its ninth birthday by bringing food donations to Loaves & Fishes, 701 E. Maine, from 3-6 p.m. Friday, Oct. 22, 2021, for its drive-thru Birthday Party Food Drive

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AUSTIN, Texas (AP) — Texas Republicans approved on Monday redrawn U.S. House maps that favor incumbents and decrease political representation for growing minority communities, even as Latinos drive much of the growth in the nation’s largest red state.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Former President Donald Trump on Monday sought to block the release of documents related to the Jan. 6 Capitol insurrection to a House committee investigating the attack, challenging President Joe Biden's initial decision to waive executive privilege.

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SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — North Korea fired a ballistic missile into the sea on Tuesday in a continuation of its recent streak of weapons tests, the South Korean and Japanese militaries said, hours after the U.S. reaffirmed its offer to resume diplomacy on the North’s nuclear weapons program.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration said Monday it is launching a broad strategy to regulate toxic industrial compounds associated with serious health conditions that are used in products ranging from cookware to carpets and firefighting foams.

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A southeast Oklahoma town's refusal to fulfill an Oklahoma Open Records Act request for a settlement agreement with the former police chief caused concern with a district attorney and a state press association executive.

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ENID, Okla. — As Enid grows, so does its need for moving and hauling services.

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City commissioners will reconsider a city code ordinance for recall elections during Tuesday’s regular meeting at 6:30 p.m. in the administration building’s council chambers, following a discussion of the ordinance during the 5 p.m. study session.

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Miss NWOSU Liberty Bird and Miss NWOSU Outstanding Teen Libby Williams will pass on their crowns at the end of the competition in Herod Hall on the Alva campus. Doors open at 3:30 p.m. Tickets are available in the Northwestern business office or from the candidates.

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The U.S. Supreme Court has overturned a lower court’s decision that opened the door for a lawsuit against two Tahlequah Police Department officers who five years ago shot and killed a suspect threatening them with a hammer.

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ENID, Okla. — Adams between Randolph and Broadway will be closed off for the day Wednesday, Oct. 20, 2021, to allow crews to update rooftop HVAC equipment, according to city officials.

Motorists are encouraged to follow detour signs and drive with caution during work, according to a city press release.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Biden administration says it will allow a Guantanamo Bay detainee to provide information to Polish officials about his torture in CIA custody following the 9/11 attacks.

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WOJSLAWICE, Poland (AP) — The Polish witnesses of the German crime in Wojslawice lived for decades with the memories of their Jewish neighbors executed in 1942. They remembered a meadow that flowed with blood, a child who cried out for water from underneath a pile of bodies, arms and legs th…

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A two-vehicle collisionat 2:39 p.m. 1½ miles west of Hennessey on Oklahoma 51 sent several people to the hospital Friday afternoon.

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Canoo has yet to turn a profit and its electric vehicles still are in development, but Oklahoma has offered the company a package of incentives valued at $300 million to help build a factory at MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor and create as many as 2,000 new jobs.

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A retired lawyer and a retired accountant plant 1,000 chestnut trees in Lawrence, Kan. ... What may sound like the set-up to a bad joke is the origin story to Chestnut Charlie’s, a 20-acre chestnut farm owned and operated by Charlie NovoGradac and Debbie Milks.

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MONTGOMERY — It's no secret the South accounted for the majority of the 6,500 Black people killed from lynchings between 1865 to 1950 following the abolition of slavery but lynchings also occurred throughout the U.S.

The YWCA Enid offers, for men and women, domestic violence services including safety planning, victim advocacy, assistance with protective orders, emergency shelter and group or individual counseling; sexual assault services including providing an on-site room for a Sexual Assault Nurse Exam…

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HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — President Joe Biden said Friday he would prefer to cut the duration of programs in his big social services and climate change package rather than eliminate some entirely, as Democrats struggle to win support from moderates by trimming what had been a $3.5 trillion proposal.

Duncan leadership tackled major issues on Tuesday night as they agreed to a bank note for work on the new fire station and potential street repairs while also tending to parking concerns downtown.

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LEIGH-ON-SEA, England (AP) — A long-serving member of Parliament was stabbed to death Friday during a meeting with constituents at a church in England, in what police said was a terrorist incident. A 25-year-old man was arrested in connection with the attack, which united Britain’s fractious…

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ENID, Okla. — Leonardo’s Children’s Museum is adding additional fun to its operations with a Halloween event.

Americans have long had a fascination with zombies, the undead, or corpses that are supposedly revived through witchcraft. The modern zombie tradition derives from Haitian folklore, but the concept of the undead is seen throughout the world.

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ORANGE, Calif. (AP) — Bill Clinton will remain hospitalized overnight as he recovers from a urological infection. But a spokesman said Friday that he was doing better and was in good spirits.

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ENID, Okla. — With enrollment open for the spring and summer 2022 semesters, Northern Oklahoma College is trying to bounce back from previous declines the college attributes to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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