Cole: Tribes, state move forward on water accord
Mediation efforts between two southeastern Oklahoma tribes and the state of Oklahoma are moving forward and U.S. Rep. Tom Cole is seeing progress that could ultimately resolve the conflict.
Need for Electoral College is challenged
U.S. Rep. Tom Cole peered into the proverbial tea cup, read the leaves and came to an unusual conclusion.
Vanoss board seat open
People interested in serving on the Vanoss School District Board of Education may file to run for the on the board in December.
Sample ballots ready; early voting slated
Sample ballots now are available at the Pontotoc County Election Board office for voters who want to get a preview of what will be at stake in the general election on Nov. 6.
Paddack seeks final term in state Senate
After serving eight years in the Oklahoma Legislature, Sen. Susan Paddack is seeking another term in office.
City council to interview five for CM job
Ada is moving closer to hiring a new city manager.
Nonvoters are trying to tell us something
There's one electoral bloc that both parties can vilify at their leisure: those U.S. citizens who refuse to vote.
Commissioners discuss pay scale for employees
Pontotoc County Commissioners and elected department officials spent more than two hours Monday morning grappling with a pay scale they hoped would be fair to all departments.
Maryland leans toward approval of same-sex marriage
Maryland voters are leaning toward legalizing same-sex marriage next month, something that has never happened at the ballot box anywhere in the nation, a new Washington Post poll finds.
Obama has the Ohio atheist vote. Will it grow?
President Barack Obama's multiple references to Planned Parenthood in the second presidential debate showed how keen he is to sway female voters in swing states. He may have emboldened another demographic in the process, without making an overt appeal.
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