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The fight over whether a Wendy’s fast-food restaurant belongs at the southwest corner of Arlington and Crownpoint Boulevard flared up again Thursday.

This summer marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo space program’s historic accomplishments that led to Neil Armstrong taking the first steps onto the surface of our moon.

Chickasaw Nation Gov. Bill Anoatubby praised Rear Adm. Kevin Meeks, Chickasaw, for 32 years of service to Native Americans through the U.S. Public Health Service Commissioned Corps, which administers the Indian Health Service.

Oklahoma News

Hattie Beachboard believed that her daughter was so talented that she hoped someone would discover her. Molly was born in 1939 in Oklahoma City and grew up in Tennessee, where she began singing and yodeling on the family farm. While living in Tucson, she performed at children’s shows, recitals, and churches. At a grammar school performance, “singing cowboy” Rex Allen heard Molly sing “Lovesick Blues.” He liked her rendition so much that he had her sing it on his popular radio show a few days later. She soon became a featured singer on the radio show.

Being a strong-willed person isn’t a bad thing, as I might have previously perceived. Nowadays, I see it as a reflection of God in my life.

National News

SALEM, Mass. – A Massachusetts teenager convicted of the fatal stabbing and decapitation murder of a high school classmate has been sentenced to life in prison.

ALBANY, N.Y.  – New York’s liberal Democratic Gov. Andrew Cuomo was admonished by a progressive group Tuesday for subverting an unpopular new law allowing undocumented immigrants to qualify for state driver's licenses.

JANESVILLE, Minn.  — Police report a man intending to burglarize a home in this Minnesota farm town offered to share meth with the owner when he discovered the uninvited visitor.

ALBANY, N.Y.  – Legislation adding New York to the roster of states legalizing recreational use of marijuana won’t be enacted into law this year.

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. – A kindhearted message on the tailgate of his pickup truck has made Cody Barlow, self-described straight county boy from Oklahoma, an unexpected poster boy for LGBTQ advocates.

PLATTSBURGH, N.Y. – It wasn’t quite a classic children’s story, but first responders from the local fire department nonetheless achieved beloved status recently for rescuing a high and dry brood of ducks in this northern New York community.

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ADA [ndash] A visitation for Viviane Hope Duncan will be held from 2 to 4 p.m. Sunday at Criswell Funeral Home. Viviane Hope, the infant daughter of Richard and Melissa Duncan, was born and died Wednesday, July 17, 2019, at a local hospital. Survivors include her parents, Richard and Melissa…