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  • State of the Nations Women’s security raised by American Indian leader

    The president of the National Congress of American Indians urged the House on Thursday to pass the Violence Against Women Act so Native Americans and Alaska Natives can “protect their own people and surrounding communities against brutality.”

    February 15, 2013 1 Photo

  • Pope's resignation no shock to Ada woman Pope's resignation no shock to Ada woman


    Unlike many Catholics, Linda Schaefer was not shocked to learn that Pope Benedict XVI is retiring at the end of this month.


    February 14, 2013 1 Photo

  • No Saturday delivery


    The U.S. Postal Service’s decision to eliminate weekend delivery will affect businesses that send out bills and receive payments in the mail, said Mellanie Jones, marketing director for Rolling Hills Hospital in Ada.


    February 7, 2013

  • 528-year-old remains are king


    He wore the English crown, but he ended up defeated, humiliated and reviled.


    February 5, 2013

  • High Honor Chickasaw leader attends Obama inaugural


    Jefferson Keel was just another face in the crowd when he first watched presidents George W. Bush and Barack Obama take their oaths of office.


    February 1, 2013 1 Photo

  • Obama launches push for immigration overhaul


    President Barack Obama is hailing bipartisan Senate efforts to overhaul the nation’s patchwork immigration laws, welcoming “a genuine desire” to tackle an issue that has been stalled for years. 


    January 30, 2013

  • SQUID25.jpg Slate: The giant squid stalker

    The enigmatic giant squid can grow to 35 feet or longer, and its eye is as big as your head. But it lives about 1,000 feet below the surface and deeper, and it had only been glimpsed a few times at the surface and photographed alive once.

    January 26, 2013 1 Photo

  • Jim Inhofe at Ada Airport 01-27-12 a.jpg Pentagon ends ban on women in combat


    The Pentagon’s decision to end the ban on women in combat does not necessarily mean that all battlefront jobs will be open to women, U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe said Thursday.


    January 25, 2013 1 Photo

  • Why everyone Is rushing to mine asteroids in outer space

    Last year, a startup called Planetary Resources backed by a bunch of billionaires announced plans to send robotic ships into outer space to mine asteroids.

    January 25, 2013

  • iStock_000014098259XSmall.jpg Is weight-loss surgery the right answer for overweight teenagers?

    What should parents do when eating right and exercising aren't  enough, and a teen's obesity problem goes from something that can be self-managed to something that’s out of control?

    January 25, 2013 1 Photo

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