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An alert from the Oklahoma Department of Corrections led to officers intercepting an alleged planned drop of narcotics on prison grounds in McAlester.

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After recently being diagnosed with cancer, Jim Wilson, a former Democratic state senator and veteran of the Vietnam War, died Sunday on Veterans Day. He was 71.

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JUST BEFORE the annual Tahlequah Veterans Day Parade took to the streets Saturday, a wreath-laying ceremony downtown at Cherokee Square brought members of local organizations together to pay solemn tribute to service members.

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Muskogee police shot and killed a Ponca City man Monday after he allegedly pulled a gun while officers attempted to arrest him, according to a news release from Muskogee Police Department Public Information Officer Lincoln Anderson.

One person was injured Sunday when a Chinook helicopter, operated by the Oklahoma National Guard, landed during the Veterans Day Memorial Parade and Ceremony at Reaves Park, city of Norman officials said.

A need to help disadvantaged children have a better life motivated Edmond resident Thomas Guild to write his newly released autobiography, “Abandonment, Adoption, and the Search for Identity.”

HARTSHORNE — Warren Puckett can still fit into his U.S. Navy uniform — and the science teacher put it on again Monday to participate in Veterans Day activities at Hartshorne Public Schools.

Woodring Wall of Honor and Veterans Park is scanning those letters for a public collection and will honor Utsler in a Legacy Award presentation during the "Celebrate America" concert at 6:30 p.m. Thursday at Central National Bank Center.

Oklahoma smokers are encouraged to quit tobacco for a day, or a lifetime, during the Great American Smokeout on Nov. 15. Since 1970, the annual event has represented a new start for tobacco users around the country.

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All the banks and most businesses remained closed on Nov. 11, 1918, but it was not due to a financial crisis in Muskogee. In the early hours of the morning, the Monday edition of the Muskogee Daily Phoenix hit the streets. Its banner headlines announced the signing of an armistice signaling the end of the world war. 

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Gardeners often overlook using dwarf conifers in a landscape. They look for bright color in blooming perennials or shrubs, yet color, texture and form are a conifer’s middle name. Equally important, conifers provide a sense of framework and structure to a garden plan.

"The timeline, the adjustments that have had to been made, they're not easy. They're disappointing every time. I'm doing the absolute most due diligence that I can to keep moving forward ... I know that it will be (over soon) and I'm still optimistic it will be beautiful and an asset." — Romy Owens, artist 

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Once again America has awakened to the news of a terrible mass shooting, this one occurring at a country music bar in Thousand Oaks, Calif., where college students gathered to drink beer and do some line dancing.

A Stillwater mother found herself not knowing where to go or what to do when her daughter, a student at a local elementary school, came home on Halloween and reported being in pain when she used the bathroom. The mother says she found what appeared to be injuries to the child’s private area, including redness and a scratch.

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We just concluded elections across Oklahoma and the United States. Being able to vote and participate in the electoral process is a critical part of our democracy. At Cherokee Nation we are adamant about honoring and paying respects to those who have fought for the liberties we enjoy every day and hold so dear. Reflecting on the sacrifices that brave men and women have made over the years gives us perspective on the cost of freedom and democracy.

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A giant sign with a marijuana leaf promoting Capitol Cannabis is one of the first signs of medical marijuana flowering in McAlester.

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Despite the cold weather, a large crowd of former military personnel gathered at the Cherokee Nation Veterans Center Friday, as the tribe hosted its annual Veterans Appreciation Day.

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Three Adair County law enforcement officials accused of assaulting a suspect involved in a vehicle chase last year pleaded not guilty late last month.

Hard to believe so many people move off and leave their pet or go dump it on someone. I can't believe how many people just don't care. They get a pet whether it's a dog or cat knowing if it isn't spayed or neutered that there will be litters and yet they never got this done. Then all of a sudden, "she's going to have babies." Well what do you expect? We need the adults to be educated about the pets they get for their families. People have to realize the overload that's put on shelters and people they dump the animals on and the cost to them because of it.

A new program designed to detect vehicles without insurance launched in high traffic areas throughout Oklahoma on Nov. 1.

The Cherokee County veterans organizations assist retired service members, active-duty service members, and their families by helping them get the benefits they need, offering them a place to socialize, and sending care packages to troops overseas.

As the temperatures in northeast Oklahoma begin to fall, Tahlequah residents are looking forward to variety of seasonal activities.

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PITTSBURG, Kan. — Dagmar Weiss Snodgrass, 85, was one of the many children in Berlin who lived through the atrocities and hardships of World War II, but she never lost sight of her hopes.

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An Enid man and woman were arraigned Thursday on charges of felony child neglect after police found them in a home along with multiple bags and containers of marijuana.

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Enid Police Department have arrested a third person in connection with a Tuesday night home invasion, an official said Thursday.

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Enid residents will get to see their town, and maybe some familiar faces, on the big screen Friday, as AMC Classic theater in Oakwood Mall will begin showings of "Wildlife."