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FENTON TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — The viral pandemic has triggered a cascade of price hikes throughout America's auto industry — a surge that has made both new and used vehicles unaffordable for many.

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When videographer Jack Quirk moved to Hennessey in 1980, he had no idea that 40 years later he’d still be there, so rooted into the community.

When Johnny Cafarella was promoting a Gorgeous Ladies of Wrestling (GLOW) event a few years ago in Oklahoma City, he and a GLOW performer stopped in a Mexican restaurant, which served Enid-based Maria Rae’s salsa.

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Visit Enid, the city’s convention and visitors bureau, is entering its 11th year, and director Marcy Jarrett said the three-person team has fulfilled the two directives they received when the bureau was founded.

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Howdy market watchers. Let it snow indeed. Well, it looks like all the meteorologists agree this time … it’s going to be a snowmageddon starting today.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — In a stark sign of the economic inequality that has marked the pandemic recession and recovery, Americans as a whole are now earning the same amount in wages and salaries that they did before the virus struck — even with nearly 9 million fewer people working.

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Howdy market watchers. February is here and the cold is coming with it.

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Even after stepping aside as CEO, Amazon founder Jeff Bezos will likely keep identifying new frontiers for the world's dominant e-commerce company. His successor, meanwhile, gets to deal with escalating efforts to curtail Amazon's power.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt outlined a plan Monday to recruit businesses and workers who want to move out of states with prolonged coronavirus closures and high tax rates.

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Another bout of selling gripped the U.S. stock market Friday, as anxiety mounts over whether the frenzy behind a swift, meteoric rise in GameStop and a handful of other stocks will damage Wall Street overall.

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Lts. Casey Von Schriltz, Zeke Frazee and Sgts. Shawn Ramsey, Tyler Evans and Kevin Everley received their new badges from Chief Brian O'Rourke Tuesday afternoon and will take on their new roles Feb. 1.

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General Motors has set a goal of making the vast majority of the vehicles it produces electric by 2035, and the entire company carbon neutral, including operations, five years after that.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Stuck in the grip of a viral pandemic, the U.S. economy grew at a 4% annual rate in the final three months of 2020 and shrank last year by the largest amount in 74 years.

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Kenna Wilson, Integris Bass Baptist vice president and chief nursing officer, has been named interim chief hospital executive and will assume Mathew’s role until a permanent replacement has been found.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — President Joe Biden is set to announce a wide-ranging moratorium on new oil and gas leasing on U.S. lands and waters, as his administration moves quickly to reverse Trump administration policies on energy and the environment and address climate change.

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A recent study by financial analysis firm SmartAsset analyzed tax data to determine the “best places for small business owners,” and ranked Major and Kingfisher counties second and third in the state, respectively.

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Howdy market watchers. After a year gone by that we thought was untoppable, it was yet another eventful week to kick off the new year.

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Howdy market watchers. Where the wind comes sweeping down the Plains. That’s how the week ended and not just in Oklahoma, but across much of the U.S. winter wheat belt. With consecutive rain and snowstorms in recent months, producers are getting anxious to get back into the fields to topdres…

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In observance of the Martin Luther King Jr. holiday, city of Enid administration offices, Animal Welfare, Public Library of Enid and Garfield County and recycle center will be closed Monday.

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 Enid Young Professionals (EYP) recently completed a fundraiser to support the CDSA YouthBuild program, which has been recognized as a national model for at-risk youth diploma completion and job training programs.

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Howdy market watchers. Well, we’re 10 days in, and it’s already an unprecedented year. Last week’s events at our nation’s Capitol still does not seem possible. There is undoubtedly more to the story for which we may never truly know or long may know of the full details.

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President Donald Trump on Wednesday vetoed the annual defense policy bill, following through on threats to veto a measure that has broad bipartisan support in Congress and potentially setting up the first override vote of his presidency.

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Here's what the COVID relief package — part of a $2.3 trillion spending bill passed by Congress and now awaiting the president's signature — could mean for you, your family, your home or your business.

It’s the most wonderful time of the year market watchers! The markets will be closed next Friday for Christmas Day and so this will be my last chance, in print at least, to wish you and your family a very Merry Christmas!

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Howdy market watchers, Hopefully by the time of this reading, it’s snowy white outside. Just in time for the holidays on this anything but usual end to the year.

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ENID, Okla. — Great Plains Bank purchased a developed lot and will build its new location in The District, joining Colton’s Steakhouse, Hideaway Pizza, a Jiffy Trip convenience store, an Apex Cinema movie theater and a Big Air trampoline park in the retail corridor.

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Two decades into the 21st century, full-time female workers in Garfield County still make less than two-thirds as much as their male counterparts, according to U.S. Census data featured in a recent report.

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