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Look what's going on downtown McAlester tonight
Tonight, area residents are invited to join other community members in front of the old Hunts building at the northwest corner of Choctaw Avenue and Second Street in downtown McAlester to listen and to play music in an open street jam, karaoke, cruise-in and to enjoy one of McAlester's two downtown districts. Set-up starts at 6 p.m., jam will be underway by 7 p.m. and at approximately 8 p.m. karaoke all the while cars cruise in. Everyone should feel free to bring lawn chairs and grills, instruments and music equipment, or classic, modified, modern -- all -- show cars. There are no contests or prizes planned, just community fellowship.
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- Look what's going on downtown McAlester tonight
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Meadows' walk-off leads Buffs
McAlester starting pitcher Mason Ross struck out 14 in a complete seven-inning outing, and Chad Meadows' fielder's choice scored Zach Baugh in the bottom of the seventh to give the Buffaloes a 5-4 walk-off win against the Pryor Tigers on Thursday at Mike Deak Field in McAlester.
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A columnist for Slate advocates incentivizing Americans to lead healthier lives through revising the tax code to reward preventative health.
Tax deduction for a gym membership?
April marks another tax season when millions of Americans will deduct expenses related to home ownership, children and education from their annual tax bill. These deductions exist because of their perceived value to society; they encourage behaviors that keep the wheels of the economy turning. So why shouldn't the tax code be revised to reward preventive health?
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