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NORCE legislative study tomorrow in Oklahoma City
Enid state Rep. Mike Jackson requested the legislative study to hear testimony about safety nets for the residents and a comparison to how other states handled shutdowns.
DHS receives $1 million in grant funds
The Oklahoma Department of Human Services (DHS) has been awarded just over $1 million in grants to help state and local organizations prevent long-term homelessness among at-risk youth in foster care and determine the effect of child care on school readiness.
With closure looming, NORCE cuts back on staff
As many as 30 caregivers at Northern Oklahoma Resource Center of Enid will be out of work by Dec. 3, because of a voluntary buyout plan.
Nearly 400 Okla. state workers to be furloughed
Meanwhile, Moss said 9,700 Oklahoma Army and Air National Guard members are no longer participating in their traditional weekend readiness drills.
Miss America has ties to Ada
Marian Kretzschmar was watching the Miss America broadcast Sunday when a picture of Miss New York, Nina Davuluri, flashed across the screen.
Ring lost in ’50s is found
Fifty-seven years later, 1953 Enid High School class ring is found.
Okla. bridges in bad shape
OKLAHOMA CITY — Despite increases in transportation funding and an aggressive program to improve the state’s roads and bridges, hundreds of Oklahoma bridges are outdated and in poor condition, according to a recent analysis of federal bridge data.
Osage Nation battles construction of new wind farm
PAWHUSKA — Construction on a wind farm in Osage County has been temporarily set back.
OG&E warns customers of scam
OG&E is warning customers about a prepaid debit card scam that is targeting utility customers across the country. Scam artists are posing as electric company employees and calling customers to tell them they are behind on their electric bill.
Slain Australian buried in hometown
CANBERRA, Australia — The 22-year-old Australian baseball player slain in a drive-by shooting in Oklahoma was buried in his hometown of Melbourne on Wednesday after a funeral attended by more than 500 mourners. His tearful American ...
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