The Oklahoma Media Center recently selected the name “Promised Land: A Supreme Court decision places Oklahoma at a crossroads” for a shared topic in 2021. The collaborative will cover the affirmation of tribal sovereignty after the Supreme Court ruling last year.

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A Mooreland juvenile was killed when a car was struck by a semi approximately one mile west of Mooreland in Woodward County Tuesday night, April 13, 2021, according to Oklahoma Highway Patrol.

Muskogee Public Library is partnering with Green Country Workforce Board, formerly Eastern Workforce Board, to offer an online program to help teens prepare for life outside of school.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State health officials Tuesday stopped administering Johnson & Johnson’s COVID-19 vaccine “out of the abundance of caution” as federal regulators revealed rare blood clotting responses in six Americans.

March saw the highest distribution of certain blood products in the 44-year history of Oklahoma Blood Institute. Donors can make appointments to donate at obi.org or walk in to any mobile blood drive or donation center to give. Enid's OBI is at 301 E Cherokee Ave.
 

More than 40 years after Tar Creek began running red with acidic water from underground mines, and after spending more than $300 million to date, a conservation organization named Tar Creek one of the nation's most endangered rivers on Tuesday.

Supporters of U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe expected the worst when he took the stage at Saturday’s Oklahoma GOP convention after his popularity had been tested by refusing to vote to challenge the Electoral College decision in January.

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STILLWATER – The cost to rent cropland held steady through the pandemic last year while pasture rentals fell slightly overall, according to the latest studies by Oklahoma State University Extension.

The Salvation Army’s overarching mission is to share the gospel of Jesus Christ and to meet the human needs in His name without discrimination. To Capt. David Brittle, the commanding officer for the Salvation Army of Enid, that means meeting physical needs before the spiritual ones, such as food, clothing and shelter, per Matthew 25:35-40:

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How many of you began your objective scientific study of birds using one of the most common of them — the American Robin? It has been said that the robin knows, but knows what?

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 WINCHESTER — Amy Thrower found some solace in the fact that a meatpacking plant being built in a town incorporated decades ago to keep industrial development at bay was "at the furthest point possible" from her family's home. 

OKLAHOMA CITY — The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) announced today that due to increasing supply and continued progress in vaccination efforts, it will remove the residency requirement for receiving the COVID-19 vaccine in Oklahoma, allowing residents from neighboring states and beyond to get the vaccine.

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While the pandemic caused many things to slow down or stop, according to the American Red Cross, home fires continue and, in fact, since January 2021, increased 40 percent, compared to this time last year.

Her research was objective, but when she found all that was published was not the truth, she felt an obligation to get involved. Often labeled a troublemaker for the truth she uncovered, she still wanted to “discover the truth and publish it.” Her name was Angie Debo.

Oklahoma’s current trend with new positive cases continues to reflect community transmission, which can be reduced by keeping 6 feet of physical distance from others, wearing face coverings when around individuals from outside the household, avoiding touching your face, and regular hand-washing.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State Epidemiologist Dr. Jared Taylor issued the following statement regarding a recent technical error that revealed COVID-19 cases dating from December 2020:

With all Oklahomans now eligible to receive the Covid-19 vaccine, second shots are ramping up, and with them, concerns about the follow-up dose’s side effects.

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STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahomans are familiar with tornado warnings, but what about bird warnings? New research conducted by Oklahoma State University scientists and published in the “Journal of Applied Ecology” indicates weather radars are effective tools for not only predicting weather but also bird collisions. 

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Technology center students planning for life after graduation and businesses looking for new employees will be able to meet virtually, thanks to Oklahoma CareerTech’s virtual job fair.

People can sign up to actually ride on the 30-mile cattle drive, either as guest drovers or day riders. The cattle drive starts through downtown Pond Creek, goes onto Jefferson, along the east side of Medford, into Renfrow’s pastures, up to the state line and ends with a parade through downtown Caldwell.

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The Oklahoma Beef Council and the Washington State Beef Commission have launched a series of "whiteboard" explainer videos as part of a new national educational marketing campaign that helps educate parents on the importance of feeding babies beef as an early complementary food.

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The Oklahoma Department of Wildlife Conservation's controlled hunts program is open for online applications, with a couple of new options for hunters wanting to safeguard their standing in future drawings.

❝There’s gonna be a lot of changes. There’s going to be some winners, there’s going to be some losers. I just hope the oil and gas business wins because ... There’s a lot of people in Oklahoma that work off oil and gas, and we need it to stay going.❞ — John Donaldson, president of D&J Oil in Enid

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