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The city of McAlester is embarking on a 24-day period where the city's mandate requiring individuals to wear a mask or other protective face covering in public settings will not be in effect. Read more

What started out as a productive session may possibly end soon (due) to the spreading of the COVID-19 virus. As of Tuesday, March 17, we are heading home with no idea if and when we will return to the people’s house. We are not closing government, and the Legislature will still meet in some … Read more

Deadline week is fully upon us this week. This without a doubt is the busiest week of the entire session. Any House bill not getting heard on the House floor by this Thursday will not be heard this session. Monday, we considered 76 bills. One bill that failed was House Bill 2776. This bill w… Read more

I’ve always thought it interesting that in the history of popular music there are very few songs about battles our nation’s veterans have fought  — and many of those recordings came out in the late 1950s and early 1960s when a wave of historical songs hit the charts. Read more

With the Nov. 6 General Election approaching with the speed of a runaway freight train, many candidates as well as the state and national political parties are proclaiming to citizens they should do their civic duty and get out to vote. Read more

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