As a growing number of districts implement nontraditional schedules or mandate virtual school, parents are facing the difficult dilemma of how to tackle the unexpected full-time responsibilities of educating their children while continuing to financially support their families.

This weekend saw an extended family getting back together, as the annual Hanor Smokin’ Red Dirt BBQ saw hundreds descend on Enid to cook, judge and eat barbecue just like old times.

"We want to see this (COVID-19) go away," said Woodward resident Robert Solloway. "We want to get back to work and get the economy going the way it was before (the pandemic)."

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Ever since social media became a mainstream phenomenon on the internet, there have been concerns about individuals' privacy, considering all the data that gets put out daily.

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Oklahoma Gas & Electric is warning customers of the potential for scams targeting some customers by phone and e-mail.

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Oklahoma Department of Corrections continues to develop and expand the skills of its staff to professionalize its workplace from prison yards to probation offices.

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Time to empty out the piggy banks to help small businesses. Oklahoma banks are asking consumers to deposit their spare change at their local bank or coin-cashing machines as the pandemic-related shutdowns has created a coin shortage.

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A deeply divided state school board refused Thursday to mandate statewide safety requirements for districts when they reopen next month.

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Honey B. Craine is excited about the new bicycle racks that are going to be added to the Depot District.

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Quilts are an excellent medium for telling a story too grand for words. Quilt blocks can act as book chapters, encouraging viewers to investigate further. The Oklahoma History Quilt is an embroidered masterpiece depicting 300 years of Oklahoma history, a testament to Camille Phelan’s tenacity and love of history.

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The Stillwater Board of Education had more questions than answers Thursday as it wrestled with the details of what school will look like when it starts. Stillwater Public Schools had announced the board could be pushing its anticipated start date for the fall semester one to two weeks later, but had a lot to consider before changing the date.

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For 15 years, Zoë Institute, in partnership with the Cherokee County Christian Ministerial Alliance, has operated Hands of Grace Warehouse to assist area residents in need.

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A community controversy over whether to mandate the wearing of masks in public or in businesses was taken up by Cherokee County's Economy Recovery Task Force Thursday morning, July 23.

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Sunshine Convenience Store, 2700 N. York St., was robbed Thursday afternoon, said Lynn Hamlin, Muskogee Police Department spokeswoman.

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This is the time of year when the night sky turns brighter than ever, because during the second of half of the Earth's journey around the sun is when people living in the northern hemisphere can see a myriad of meteors.

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An officer received a suspicious package in the mail with unknown substances inside, the Norman Police Department said Thursday. 

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