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September 24, 2012

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TAHLEQUAH — Monday, Sept. 24

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. at 812 E. Ward.

Much Ado About Knitting will meet from 10 a.m. to noon at the Tahlequah Public Library. Beginners and advanced knitters are welcome. Call (918) 456-0421.

Baby Lap Time will be at 10 a.m. at the Tahlequah Public Library.

Grief Support Group will meet at Grace Living Center Northwest at 10 a.m.

Senior lunch is served daily at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Cookson grief support group will meet at 6 p.m. at the Cookson United Methodist Church.

Veterans of Foreign Wars bingo is at 6:30 p.m. at the VFW building on Choctaw Street, next to Sequoyah City Park.

Cookson Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m., at Cookson Methodist Mission.

Northside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m., at 412 W. Seneca. Call 456-4856.

Remembering (grief recovery) will meet at 7 p.m., call (918) 431-3703 or (918) 931-8263 for directions.

Tuesday, Sept. 25

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. at 812 E. Ward.

Pre-school Story Time will be held from 10:30-11 a.m. at the Hulbert Community Public Library.

Senior lunch is served daily at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Let’s Face It Al-Anon will meet at noon at 1112 Rozell, off of Fourth St. For more information, call (918) 453-2710.

Southside Alcoholics Anonymous smoking meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge game room.

Tenkiller Area Community Organization will meet at 7 p.m. A potluck dinner will precede the meeting at 6:30 p.m.

Wednesday, Sept. 26

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 a.m., noon, 5:30 p.m. (women only) and 8 p.m., at 812 E. Ward.

Weight Watchers will meet at 9 a.m. (weigh-in 8:30 a.m.) one block north and one block east of Holiday Inn Express on Bypass.

Senior lunch is served daily at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Kiwanis Club will meet weekly for lunch at noon at the NSU University Center. Call (918) 316-1112.

Tahlequah Public Library Chess Club will meet at 4 p.m. in the library meeting rooms. Call (918) 456-2581.

Just for Today Narcotics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m. at the Unitarian Church, 104 N. College, downstairs.

Thursday, Sept. 27

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 a.m., noon and 8 p.m. at 812 E. Ward.

Weight Watchers meets at 10 a.m., noon, 4 and 5:30 p.m., one block north and one block east of Holiday Inn Express on bypass.

Senior lunch is served daily at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Let’s Face It Al-Anon will meet at noon at 1112 Rozell, off of Fourth Street. Help is offered for friends and families affected by alcoholism. For more information, call (918) 453-2710.

TOPS weight loss support group will meet at 5 p.m. at Go Ye Village, 1201 W. Fourth St. Call (918) 458-5366.

Southside Alcoholics Anonymous smoking meeting will be from 6-7 p.m. at the Elks Lodge game room.

Friday, Sept. 28

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 a.m., noon, 5:30 p.m., and 8 p.m., at 812 E. Ward.

Toddler Tales meets at 9:30 a.m. at the Tahlequah Public Library.

Preschool story hour is held at 10:30 a.m. at the Tahlequah Public Library.

Senior lunch is served daily at the Senior Center from 11:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m.

Northside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 7 p.m., at 412 W. Seneca. Call (918) 456-4856.

Saturday, Sept. 29

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 8 a.m., noon and 8 p.m., at 812 E. Ward.

Let’s Face It Al-Anon will meet at noon at 1112 Rozell, off of Fourth Street. Help is offered for friends and families affected by alcoholism. For more information, call (918) 453-2710.

Celebrate Recovery will meet at 6:30 p.m., at Abundant Life Fellowship, 1330 N. Cedar Ave. For more information, call (918) 458-0040.

Sunday, Sept. 30

Eastside Alcoholics Anonymous will meet at 11 a.m. and 7 p.m., at 812 E. Ward.

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What to you think of a state Legislature proposal to forbid cities from raising the minimum wage? Choose the closest to your opinion.

The federal government should set the minimum wage across the board.
States should be allowed to raise their minimum wages, but not cities.
Both states and cities should be allowed to raise their minimum wages.
Cities should be allowed to raise their mimum wages, but not states.
There should be no minimum wage at all.
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