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April 17, 2014

Quick Hits

CHICKASHA —

Traffic

Rain today may cause slippery road conditions today.

Weather

Today is expected to be cloudy with occasional rain showers and a high of 58F. Tomorrow is expected to be cloudy in the morning with sun in the afternoon and a high of 72F.

Events

The USAO Showband Dance and Concert will be at 7:30 p.m. tomorrow at the Chickasha Elks Lodge.

The Friends Fur Change Benefit Garage Sale will begin tomorrow at 8 a.m. and end Saturday at 2 p.m. at 1801 Carolina Avenue in Chickasha.

Tomorrow's Headlines

Governor Mary Fallin signed a bill April 14 that prohibits cities or subdivisions from establishing a mandatory minimum wage rate or number of sick days that an employer can grant to employees. Read more about the response in Grady County in tomorrow's issue of The Express-Star.

At Friend School, Mrs. Howard's kindergarten class released some of the butterflies that have already emerged from their chrysalis on Thursday. See pictures in tomorrow's edition of The Express-Star.

A man was arrested yesterday for shoplifting from a convenience store and proceeding to urinate on the side of the building. Read more in tomorrow's edition of The Express-Star.

There is still no word on the reason for Tuttle coach Phil Koons' sudden resignation earlier this week.Tuttle confirmed Tuesday that they had received his resignation letter on Monday.

Chickasha girls soccer embarks on a big task tomorrow night when they take on the top-ranked team in 4A District 2 Bridge Creek. The Lady Bobcats are undefeated this season while both teams have not lost a game in district.

Fightin' Chicks baseball takes a trip to Elgin tomorrow night in a 5 p.m. non-district contest. Chickasha currently sits second in the 5A District 2 rankings with a 16-8 (8-2) record. They most recently beat Ardmore 9-1 and 9-7 in a double-header on Tuesday.

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