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In rain, snow storms or burning heat. In the mud, because the grass is worn away. No good shelter in winter or cool shade in summer. And, those "logging chains" need to go. They weren't made to put on dogs. I wish the people that fit the above description were put on one just for 24 hours. Put that padlocked chain on you and only 6 foot long, 110 degrees and no shade, no cool water, just good old hot sun or 15-degree wind chill in the snow and sleet with 20 mph winds. And NO ONE would care about you — there are lots of dogs around here done this way. I've gotten many phone calls and e-mails over the years at PAWS from neighbors of people doing their dogs this way. I'm sure God has no mercy for people who do this, and you know who you are, I'm sure. How could you not. If you have to treat your dog like this, then you sure don't need one. This is not your pet, it's your prisoner. You're a cruel and unforgivable person with no feelings for any living creature that God put in our care. Remember "you reap what you sow."

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Attorneys for the wife of one of five men that were killed in a Jan. 2018 explosion near Quinton has filed a response to a motion filed by attorneys for the Patterson 219 rig owners asking for a protective order to prevent depositions of two top company executives.

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When the JROTC program was facing closure, there were only about 50 cadets involved — at least 100 are required. Under Nelson and Murray, the program has grown to 76 cadets. Since it’s still under the 100-member mark it remains under probation.

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A system of gages installed along the Illinois River offers a glimpse at what conditions are like at any given moment, and may even help observers predict what could happen in the future, based on historical data.

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Most Americans are in the dark when it comes to investments. They don't know the difference between a mutual fund and parimutuel betting, and "stock" consists of several head of cattle bound for the sale barn. Bonds are a type of surety that get them out of jail when they've had one too many.

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Jurors heard closing statements in Cherokee County District Court Thursday in a case against a man accused of raping a woman in 1993.

The Muskogee County Sheriff’s Office is asking for the public’s help in locating a Gore man who led deputies on a pursuit.

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Russell Westbrook hit three straight free throws at the end of regulation to force overtime.

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An Enid man arrested last week after it was discovered he allegedly recorded a teenage girl in a bathroom was arraigned Thursday on felony charges of peeping Tom with photographic/electronic equipment.

One of the most prestigious chess tournaments of the year began this January in the Netherlands: The Tata Steel Chess Tournament. The annual tournament in the city of Wijk aan Zee, Netherlands began in 1938 and has had several names over the years. It is a 14 player round-robin, two-tiered competition with the top division called “The “Masters” and other division called “The Challengers.”

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Jurors heard opening statements and testimony Jan. 16 during the trial of a man accused of a rape that occurred nearly 26 years ago.

Apparently, it was not easy. However, in the end, Lincoln Riley, perhaps at the order of one of his bosses, or in a fit of common sense over pique or some convoluted sense of program interest, did the right thing.

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The Peak medical marijuana dispensary, also known as the Wade Watts Dispensary, has opened at 1200 E. Wade Watts Avenue McAlester — even though the dispensary’s request for a use after review permit from the McAlester City Council failed to pass a council vote last week.

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President Trump evoked the Wounded Knee massacre in a recent tweet reacting to an Instagram video Sen. Elizabeth Warren posted on New Year’s Eve, the day after she announced she was forming an exploratory committee for a possible presidential run.

Holly Leigh Girard had her first facial 17 years ago and she became hooked on the experience.

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Lost in the din and rhetoric during the debate over the much-needed border wall are the real stories. Stories of the real heartache of the horrific cost of illegal immigration. The cost of the loss of innocent human life. While one side prefers to play politics over the issue, President Trump on Friday put a human face on the misery of what has shamefully become a political game.