Cycle safely through spring

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Dust off your bike and feel the wind in your face as you peddle through the neighborhood. Bikes have been around for over 200 years. Karl von Drais of Germany patented the velocipede in 1818. It had no peddles. The rider sat on the frame and moved by kicking the ground. Pedals were added to […]

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Celebrate Earth Day on April 22, 2019

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Earth Day April 22, 2019 In 1970, millions protested to rid our cities of smog, clean up our waterways and protect dying animal species. That first Earth Day led Congress and President Nixon to create the Environmental Protection Agency and Clean Water and Endangered Species Acts. Today, the Earth Day movement has grown to over […]

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Mother Earth’s Guardian Angel or Corporate Greed’s Satanic Shield?

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The War over SB 1003 (Environmental Audit Immunity) Opinion is so divided about SB 1003, which would shield internal corporate environmental, health and safety audits from public or court view, that combatants can’t even agree on its name. Backers say it would entice chemical and energy industries to make safety and stringent environmental protection core […]

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Listen for Lightning

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Lions can really roar. That’s why the National Weather Service made Leon the Lion its mascot to promote lightning safety. Leon says, “When thunder roars, go indoors.” Since nowhere outside is safe in or near a thunderstorm, find a safe place. Here’s a fun game to check your knowledge: https://www.weather.gov/media/safety/presentation/Lightning_Game.swf To learn more, visit: www.weather.gov/lightning

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Hope for America from DC


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December 25, 2018 We pray for public officials, rulers and leaders in our own time. Give them wisdom in decrees and decisions, a will for the common good, and the courage to work for peace in local communities and among the nations. – Prayers of the People, St. Andrew’s Episcopal Church midnight, Dec. 24 With all […]

December 25, 2018

Remember Jason Nichols Aug. 28


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Positive Politics by John M. Wylie II Our 2nd District Congressman since 2013 apparently doesn’t want the job, regularly saying ethics rules shackle citizen legislators. His growing wealth says otherwise, but up to now voters had little chance to help him come home. That will change Aug. 28 if registered Democrats and Independents vote for […]

August 18, 2018

Thanks for the great reviews


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Thanks to readers who have given great reviews. 5 stars: Author Wylie weaves a superb mystery-suspense using the book of Revelation and fictionalized historical events of the Byzantine Empire. Readers will savor history lessons while sight-seeing present-day Athens, the Grecian countryside, and sky-high monasteries in search of early Christian documents and art. The author blends […]

August 13, 2018

Positive Politics: For Beau Williams


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Independents can vote in the Democratic primary simply by asking for a ballot. WYLIE ENDORSES BEAU WILLIAMS FOR CORPORATION COMMISSIONER OOLOGAH (June 18, 2018)—John M. Wylie II, 2004 Democratic nominee for Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner and Oklahoma Journalism Hall of Fame publisher, today endorsed Beau Williams as the Democratic nominee for the OCC seat now held […]

June 18, 2018