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Oklahoma Farm Bureau Safety Services will present an auto accident prevention course from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m. Oct. 2 and 3, at the Pontotoc County Farm Bureau Office, 1027 W. Main, Ada.

A Coalgate woman was injured Wednesday when she wrecked while avoiding an animal in the roadway.

  • By Wade Burleson CNHI Oklahoma

ENID — The First Amendment of the United States Constitution states, “Congress shall make no law respecting an establishment of religion, or prohibiting the free exercise thereof; or abridging the freedom of speech … “ ​

WASHINGTON — As Senate Republicans make a final stab this year at undoing former President Barack Obama’s health care law, health care advocates are urging their legislators to vote against the measure.

St. Philip’s Episcopal Church in Ardmore will host a hymn festival at 7 p.m. Friday, Sept. 29. Presented by the Southern Plains Chapter of the American Guild of Organists in Norman, the event, which is free of charge, will feature nine professional organists. The performers will creatively i…

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  • James Neal | Enid News & Eagle

Amidst all this bombastic saber rattling, it may be hard to see what role we, as individual Christians, play in bringing about a more peaceful world.

  • Jeff Mullin | CNHI News Oklahoma

The award, according to the AFA's website, is given annually "to the AFA chapter which has distinguished itself in all fields of the AFA mission ..."

National News

  • By The Washington Post

News this month has been dominated by the massive storms that have roared out of the Atlantic to threaten the United States. First came Hurricane Harvey, which brought devastation to Texas. Then Hurricane Irmarampaged through the Caribbean before slamming into Florida. So it is understandable that Americans might feel a certain weariness about storms. But it is important that the destruction and pain being experienced by our compatriots in Puerto Rico not be ignored or overlooked.

  • By Rick Maese, Marissa Payne | The Washington Post

Aaron Hernandez, the former New England Patriots' player who committed suicide in April while serving a life sentence for murder, suffered from chronic traumatic encephalopathy, the neurodegenerative disease linked to the bruising hits on the football field, according to a Boston University study of his brain.

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  • By Jill Nolin | CNHI News

The massive storm packed 60-mile-per-hour winds and even more powerful gusts. Those winds stretched out more than 400 miles beyond the storm’s center, enveloping the entire state. Three people were killed in Georgia.

  • By Wendy Pearl | Rare Country

Last year, Dolly Parton set up a foundation to help people who lost their homes in the wildfires that ravaged Gatlinburg, Tennessee, and her beloved Smokey Mountains. Her charity has already handed out $9 million to the fire victims. But now, five people have been indicted after being caught in an elaborate scheme to allegedly defraud the charity of monies intended for real victims.

  • By Katherine Shaver | The Washington Post

WASHINGTON - The question of whether flushable wipes - used by potty-training toddlers and people looking beyond traditional toilet paper - are clogging sewer systems will be hashed out in federal court, where a manufacturer has sued the District of Columbia over a new city law regulating when such wipes can be labeled "flushable."

  • By Travis Hairgrove | CNHI News

Officials in Quinlan, Texas, said the woman was attending a Sept. 8 football game at Hobart Lytal Memorial stadium when several members of the crowd made school administration aware of her t-shirt. Officials called the t-shirt "offensive, portraying violence, and threatening."

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