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City council declares synthetic marijuana public health nuisance
McAlester city councilors have passed a measure declaring the sale of synthetic marijuana a public health nuisance.
Debra Louise Rausche
Debra Louise Rausche, 56, died Friday, June 6, 2014, in Hobbs, New Mexico.
Sheriff's deputy treated and released following rollover accident
A Pittsburg County sheriff’s deputy went to the McAlester Regional Health Center on Tuesday following a rollover accident in the Krebs-Alderson area.
- Local FFA members attend leadership camp
The Rev. Wade Watts, Congressman Carl Albert helped pave way for civil rights
Fifty years ago this month President Lyndon Baines Johnson signed the landmark Civil Rights Act of 1964 —and two McAlester residents were among those who helped push the civil rights movement along.
Backlash has begun against gluten-free dieters
The swelling ranks of Americans adopting gluten-free diets have given rise to another hot trend: people calling the whole thing a bunch of baloney.
Friday Night Expo Firework Troubles
The Southeast Expo Center fireworks show ran into problems Friday night.
The problems included a fire, a premature finale, and a tree line that infringed upon the view of many event-goers.
McAlester Fire chief cites inventory
During McAlester Fire Chief Brett Brewer’s 28 years with the McAlester Fire Department, the number of units the department owns and maintains has grown, but a number of those units are of considerable age.
Girl injured in Lake Eufaula boating accident
A personal injury on Lake Eufaula sent a Jenks girl to the hospital after she fell off a boat and the propeller hit her.
Is Okla. spending too much on school administration?
The population of LeFlore County in southeastern Oklahoma is less than a 10th of Oklahoma County’s population.
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