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Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.

The Ada Sunrise Rotary Club hosted an appreciation luncheon for local first responders Friday at the Aldridge Hotel Ballroom. The event was intended to show support for area emergency personnel during the ongoing coronavirus pandemic situation. 

Oklahomans will get their opportunity to grab some of their favorite fair food after all. The Oklahoma State Fair will host a Fair Food To-Go event from Aug. 20-23 at the state fairgrounds.

Congressman Tom Cole congratulated East Central University, located in the Fourth Congressional District of Oklahoma, after it was named a National Leadership Grants for Libraries recipient by the Institute of Museum and Library Services.

Oklahoma Gov. Kevin Stitt and Oklahoma Department of Commerce Executive Director Brent Kisling visited Ada Friday.

A controversial state question that would reform the state’s criminal justice system has qualified for November’s general election ballot, supporters say.

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Ada City Schools Board of Education members voted Monday to delay the district’s start date by nearly two weeks for the 2020-2021 school year.

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Earl D. Lawson's death by COVID-19 was doubly cruel.

INDIANAPOLIS – Federal health officials report a disproportionate number of coronavirus deaths occur in the nation’s nursing homes, but the agency tracking their morbidity rates maintains a database riddled with incomplete information and errors.

STILLWATER, Okla. – The governing board of Oklahoma State University Friday ordered the removal of the name of the state’s 9th governor from campus halls because of his racist reputation.

MOODY, Ala. – A veteran Alabama police officer was shot and killed Tuesday night in a standoff between police and two suspects at the Super 8 motel in this suburban community 22 miles east of Birmingham.

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