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TB case confirmed for individual associated with early childhood center; public meeting Monday night
A case of tuberculosis has been confirmed for someone affiliated with William Gay Early Childhood Center at McAlester Public Schools, with approximately 50 individuals believed to have come into contact with the individual who has contracted the illness.
- Update: substance found at Post Office Sunday tests negative as a dangerous material
- Police, Fire respond to call of powdery substance found at McAlester Post Office.
Jr. Sunbelt update: Tennessee to play Texas in championship
By beating Oklahoma Gold early this morning, Tennessee punched its ticket to tonight's championship game against Texas.
McAlester man charged with manslaughter in 2013 boating accident
A McAlester resident has been charged with a felony count of first-degree manslaughter in McIntosh County in connection with the 2013 death of an Oklahoma City man in a Lake Eufaula boating accident.
MPD arrest McAlester Wal-Mart employee, alleged $40k embezzlement
McAlester Wal-Mart employee was arrested Tuesday after a report of an alleged embezzlement of more than $40,000, according to McAlester Police Det. Sgt. Chris Morris.
Narconon faces federal lawsuit
A federal lawsuit against Narconon and the Church of Scientology seeks an immediate injunction to prevent the unauthorized use of counseling certifications, trademarks and logos along with compensatory, statutory and punitive damages, plus attorneys’ fees.
- MISSING MAN FOUND! SILVER ALERT CANCELED!
Poor scores for nearly 16 percent of Oklahoma's 3rd graders
The Oklahoma State Department of Education released figures Friday that show nearly 80 percent of third graders are eligible to advance to fourth grade based on their reading test scores.
"As an educator, the emphasis our state has placed on a single test, on a single day to determine whether or not our eight and nine-year-olds are prepared for the next grade level is unfair and disappointing," said Linda Hampton, Oklahoma Education Association president.
Read more in the Sunday edition of the McAlester News-Capital. We will include results of local school districts.
Jury finds in favor of city in McAlester v. Randy Green lawsuit
A Pittsburg County jury has delivered a unanimous verdict in favor of the city of McAlester in the city’s lawsuit against former City Manager Randy Green and Green’s counter-suit against the city.
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