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Candidates interested in filing for town trustee and town clerk/treasurer of the Town of Oktaha will file Declarations of Candidacy beginning 8 a.m. July 12.

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America's democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by h…

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WASHINGTON (AP) — The Senate on Saturday acquitted Donald Trump of inciting the horrific attack on the U.S. Capitol, concluding a historic impeachment trial that exposed the fragility of America's democratic traditions and left a divided nation to come to terms with the violence sparked by h…

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U.S. Senator James Inhofe said Tuesday he was not going to join a group of senators who plan to object the results of the 2020 Presidential Election.

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ATLANTA — After three counts of the same 5 million ballots, Georgia Secretary of State Brad Raffensperger announced Monday his office will recertify the results: President-elect Joe Biden won Georgia.

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HARRISBURG -- Former Vice President Joe Biden has won Pennsylvania and with it, the presidential election, according to The Associated Press.

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President Donald Trump and challenger Joe Biden are intensifying their efforts to persuade uncommitted voters to pick sides in the closing days of the presidential election campaign.

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Muskogee residents Elexis Watson and Haylee Dawn Davidson have earned spots on the Rogers State University President's Honor Roll for Summer 2020.

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Four Checotah family members died in a small plane crash in Crawford County, Ark., according to the sheriff's office.

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Daniel Lewis Lee, convicted in the 1996 murder of three family members in Arkansas, was executed by lethal injection shortly after 8 a.m. Tuesday at the U.S. Penitentiary Terre Haute, Indiana. It was the first federal execution in 17 years.

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ATLANTA — Georgia’s coastal cities were quick to shutdown beaches to curb the spread of COVID-19. That was until Gov. Brian Kemp’s shelter-in-place order late last week reopened the beaches.

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WASHINGTON — FEMA announced that federal emergency aid has been made available for the state of Oklahoma to supplement the state, tribal and local recovery efforts in the areas affected by the Coronavirus Disease 2019 (COVID-19) pandemic beginning on Jan. 20, 2020, and continuing.

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GREENTOWN, Ind. -- With their vows read and rings exchanged, Henry and Emily Riffles sealed their first moments of married life with a kiss Saturday, the wedding party and family looking on from proper social distance.

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ALBANY, N.Y. -- Harvey Weinstein, the Hollywood producer sentenced to 23 years in prison for rape and sexual assault, has tested positive for the novel coronavirus, officials connected with the state prison system said Sunday.

Tax season is approaching, and the Social Security Administration has made replacing your annual Benefit Statement even easier. The Benefit Statement, also known as the SSA-1099 or the SSA-1042S, is a tax form mailed each year in January to people who receive Social Security benefits. It sho…

Scientists at the National Institutes of Health found that women who use permanent hair dye and chemical hair straighteners have a higher risk of developing breast cancer than women who don’t use these products. The study published online Dec. 4 in the International Journal of Cancer and sug…

Before you know it, it will be time for the holidays again. The U.S. Postal Service has your back with all the mailing deadlines you need to know for the expected delivery of cards and gifts to your loved ones, whether they’re overseas or across the country. 

WASHINGTON, D.C. — U.S. Secretary of Agriculture Sonny Perdue announced the “OneUSDA Internship” opportunity for Summer 2020. As part of the Federal Pathways Program, the OneUSDA Internship Program will provide students a way to explore serving their country through a career in government wh…

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NORMAN, OKLA. — A New Jersey-based pharmaceutical company caused an Oklahoma opioid crisis that led to thousands of deaths, and must pay $572.1 million to fix it, a Cleveland County, Oklahoma, district judge ruled Monday.

WASHINGTON – Two members of Oklahoma’s congressional delegation saw floor action this week on their legislation, and House members cast a significant vote in the on-going battle between Democrats and President Trump over congressional oversight into the Russia Investigation.

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Lawyers who represent a man trying to win his freedom after being convicted of the 1984 murder of an Ada woman appear to have won a partial victory on Tuesday in their quest for sanctions against those responsible for withholding potentially exculpatory evidence.

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TAHLEQUAH – For the sixth consecutive year, Cherokee Days is returning to the Smithsonian’s National Museum of the American Indian in Washington, D.C.

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WASHINGTON — Oklahoma’s delegation was split on Thursday’s votes for a $333 billion spending package that includes funding for a physical barrier along the U.S.-Mexico border and would avoid another government shutdown.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — The Muskogee Little Theatre organizers worked hard to ensure that the Tulsa Ballet would travel to bring the magic of “Peter and the Wolf” to Muskogee schoolchildren during the day and power of dance to the community in the evening.

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BOSTON — GasBuddy, the only company connecting drivers with their Perfect Pit Stop, predicts that 2019 will feature a yearly national average of $2.70 per gallon, representing a 3 cent drop versus 2018, but warns that the national average could surge to over $3 per gallon as soon as May.

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A partial government shutdown looms over the nation after President Donald Trump refused to sign a spending bill Thursday.

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BOSTON — It's no surprise that the holiday season is the most stressful time of the year. With the extra errands and traveling the holidays call for, a lot of that jingle-bell stress is transferred to the roads by the way consumers drive. In fact, GasBuddy, the only smartphone app connecting…

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A U.S. Postal Service employee said a teleconference is scheduled Monday afternoon to discuss how an executive order issued by President Trump to close the government on Wednesday will affect mail deliveries that day.

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HOUSTON (AP) — He was the man who sought a "kinder, and gentler nation," and the one who sternly invited Americans to read his lips — he would not raise taxes. He was the popular leader of a mighty coalition that dislodged Iraq from Kuwait, and was turned out of the presidency after a single…

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