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It seems America is no different than any other nation of Earth, in that change and new challenges are constantly molding and sometimes overtaking our lives.

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I must say that we live in a solar system rich with variety and intrigue.

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It’s spooky season here at the Enid Public Library, and we’re welcoming in the cooler weather in style! What can you expect this October at the library? Here’s a sneak peek!

The Enid News & Eagle wrote an editorial earlier this week asking whether it would be helpful for the City of Enid to designate a trick-or-treat night or times, as some cities do in Oklahoma and other places around the country. Several readers responded on Facebook with their own thought…

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Do you sit and think about things in general? Think about it.

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So, why do we like certain things? Or, on the flip side, why do we dislike certain things and are selective in our brains over our own personal histories here on this planet?

If producers are interested in increasing revenue from land assets, one way is to explore recreational leasing. One of the most common recreational leases in Oklahoma are hunting/fishing leases. It is important to determine the landowner’s liability and to protect their assets when allowing …

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October is here, market watchers, and that means the fourth quarter is upon us! And it finally rained … in areas.

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“I may have grown up in the Age of Aquarius, but I’m growing old in the Age of the Acronym.” — Roy Peter Clark

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“To Him who is able to keep you from falling and to present you before His glorious presence without fault and with great joy to the only God our Savior be glory, majesty, power, and authority through Jesus Christ our Lord, before all ages, now, and forevermore. Amen.” — Jude 24-25

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There’s nothing we hate more in the newspaper business than to make a mistake in a story and have to run a correction. However, because we preach transparency and accuracy, it’s imperative that we quickly run a correction and apologize for the mistake.

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We live in a state all too familiar with the scourge of domestic violence. In 2020, Oklahoma saw a record number of domestic abuse cases reported to law enforcement agencies, 27,089 in all.

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Oklahoma Department of Agriculture, Food and Forestry (ODAFF) and Oklahoma Cooperative Extension Service are teaming up once again this year to offer two more opportunities for applicators, farmers or residents to properly dispose of any unwanted pesticides.

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Earlier this week I was out and about and decided to get myself a drink at one of the local eateries. I went through the drive-thru and was handed my beverage and a straw. I unwrapped my straw, stuck it in my drink, put it up to my lips, and just CRINGED.

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Howdy market watchers. Rain prayers are working, but still needed. Better chances return this next week for Oklahoma, Texas, Kansas and Nebraska as wheat planting gets underway.

As Oklahomans contemplate the potential relocation of Afghanistan refugees to our state, many have reasonable concerns. Yet those who have the most to fear from true Afghan refugees may be individuals currently cocooned in far-left college faculty lounges and “woke” corporate boardrooms, not…

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Here’s what readers have been talking about and commenting on this week.

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Do you remember those wonderful days when school started? Think about it.

One of the great myths of politics is that the policy stances of medical associations reflect the views of most doctors. But that claim is being dispelled more and more as medical associations continue to take political stances far afield from the mainstream of society.

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We’ve all likely experienced coincidence in our lives. They seemingly come out of nowhere, and usually just remain just an anecdote for us to relate — or, in my case, I simply can’t explain them.

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I love historical fiction, especially if it’s based on actual people from history. I remember when I came across Syrie James’ “The Secret Diaries of Charlotte Bronte,” a historical fiction novel based on Bronte’s life. It mixes in a lot of historical facts but it’s told in a fictional world.…

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Fall is right around the corner, and it is time to begin the process of closing down our gardens for the winter months to come.

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There was a crisis avoided, for now at least, in the grain markets as the USDA released the September WASDE and Crop Production reports. While yields and ending stocks were raised for both corn and beans, they were largely in line with expectations at a time when crop ratings are at historic lows for this time of the year.

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Beware, so long as you live, of judging men by their outward appearance. ~ Jean de La Fontaine, French poet and fabulist

We asked readers on Facebook to tell us where they were when the terrorist attack occurred on Sept. 11, 2001, and how those attacks impacted them. We are featuring some responses here. For all responses, see our Facebook page at facebook.com/enidnews.

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War ... It seems, humans enjoy killing each other and taking the land and the resources of the vanquished throughout world history

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Who’s to say that Martians, were they to exist, would have faces similar to us Earthlings? ... It is this automatic assumption that we, or things that look familiar to us, are a universal standard.

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Since it came from the 1892 campaign, presumably Peter William Dickman owned it when he made the run in 1893. Was it a cherished possession that he kept safe? Did he use it to wipe his brow? Did he use it as a flag to mark his claim? 

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