So far, Big 12 holding its own
The Big 12 Conference hasn't dominated the 2013-14 bowl season, but its teams have definitely held their own.
Why I do this.
There are stories —people’s stories — that come crashing into the newsroom like a tidal wave that ebb me toward the deepest abyss — my all and my heart — twisting into a complete knot and my soul begins to course pure tears, but damming all the impetuous swirling emotions are my will to survive this world and my spite of all the “bad” things in it — poised at my desk, back erect in my seat and banging away at my keyboard.
BOOKWORM: ‘Dogs’ a delightful story with perfect plot
This Christmas, you’re giving up a lot.
ROBBERS CAVE STATE PARK
Have you ever thought about your nice, fuzzy, warm kitty cat turning into a cruel, merciless killer?
Mark McCauley, 57, of McAlester, died Saturday, Oct. 19, at his residence. Funeral services are pending with Bishop Funeral Service of McAlester.
- Clancy: Many factors driving health care reform in America
When Ben Bernanke speaks, the world listens — and pays for it
Words can be expensive, and in the case of Federal Reserve Chairman Ben Bernanke, the price tag is about $12.6 billion each for the 32-word comment he uttered in May to indicate the coming end of the era of loose money.
Spouses of federal workers ﬁnd furlough, well, weird
Nationwide, 800,000 federal employees have been affected by the government shutdown, worrying about jobs, back pay, a sense of purpose. This means there are approximately 800,000 spouses, girlfriends, boyfriends, roommates or otherwise affected parties who have spent the past week worrying about furloughed loved ones. Congress, take my spouse back. Please.
Here's what I've learned about the next generation
Folks hear a lot nowadays about how clueless today’s young people seem to be. I know this to be true because a lot of what those within earshot are hearing comes from me.
EDITORIALS: Shield law needed; No more excuses for inaction on global warming
While there is general support for a federal shield law in Congress and by journalism organizations, a key sticking point has been the seemingly simple question of defining “journalist.” / The remaining uncertainty over global warming — primarily its longer-term impact — hardly justifies inaction. And common sense says that the longer the world waits to properly address this issue, the harsher the consequences will be.
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