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OKLAHOMA CITY — For the first time in decades, lawmakers might get a pay cut as the citizen board tasked with overseeing them said their recent performance might not warrant their lucrative salaries.

WASHINGTON D.C. — As October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, the Postal Service is reminding customers that they can help fund breast cancer research by purchasing the Breast Cancer Research Stamp, a semi-postal stamp issued to help raise funds for breast cancer research.

Members of the Pontotoc County Historical and Genealogical Society recently presented a certificate to M.E. Carr for a lifetime membership in the society. The certificate was presented to him by the president of the society, JaNell Fleming.  

Oklahoma News

  • By Dana Eversole | CNHI News Oklahoma

Bullying Awareness Week is an opportunity for people at the grassroots level in communities around the world to get involved in this issue - not by waiting for someone else to take action, but rather for everyone to work together to prevent bullying in communities through education and awareness.

  • By D.E. Smoot | CNHI News Oklahoma

A planned closure of a downstream lock on the McClellan-Kerr Arkansas River Navigation System suppressed the amount of cargo shipped by barge in September to and from the Port of Muskogee.

National News

  • by Kay and David Scott | CNHI Travel Writers

While famed American architect Frank Lloyd Wright understandably didn’t live to see the 150th anniversary of his 1867 birth, hundreds of buildings and many more pieces of furniture he designed remain as timeless today as when they were constructed over a century ago. Homes, churches, hotels, and schools designed by Wright remain popular destinations both for architectural professionals and lay people fascinated by his strikingly beautiful designs.

  • Roger Pielke Jr., Professor, University of Colorado

High school football participation may have peaked. That’s the argument I make in a recent analysis for the international sports governance association Play the Game.

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