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Keystone Pipeline online poll results
The Daily Press polled its online readers, asking “Should the Keystone Pipeline Project be allowed to come through Oklahoma?”
Blueberry facts and recipe
Blueberries are perfect fresh, just savor their juicy flavor.
Penny-size generally, the indigo blue, pumpkin-shaped fruit is sweet or tart, depending on ripeness.
John Hair Museum upcoming events
Traditional arts and cultural classes to be held at the John Hair Museum over the next few months offer United Keetoowah Band members and the community at large the opportunity to add to their repertoire.
2014 Movies in the Park schedule
Movies in the Park is a free community event in Norris Park in downtown Tahlequah. Movies begin when it gets dark, but the community is encouraged to get there early to set up a blanket or lawn chairs.
Oklahoma brewing companies
Oklahoma is home to about a dozen craft brewing companies.
New Survey: Oklahoma Native Americans Say Personal Health Problems Are Their Most Important Challenge
A recent survey completed by AARP and the Oklahoma Area Tribal Epidemiology Center (OKTEC) suggests personal health problems are the number one concern of American Indians when asked “what is the single most important problem or challenge facing Oklahoma Native Americans in mid-life?”
Respondents to the survey stated other challenges faced were: staying healthy, the cost of living, retirement and transportation.
Stilwell Strawberry Festival winners
From growers, to bakers to parade entries, there are many winners involved in the Stilwell Strawberry Festival.
The growers who provide the tasty homegrown red fruit are very competitive each year, in hopes of having the top berry. One amazing fact about the older growers like Harold Brannon is how they can tell one variety from another by sight and taste.
Murrell Home slave exhibit
Daisy Allen, a Northeastern State University junior from Hulbert interning at the George M. Murrell Home, is helping develop an exhibit focusing on slavery as it existed in Oklahoma’s only remaining antebellum plantation home.
The building is a historic site maintained by the Oklahoma Historical Society.
“The Cherokees adopted the institution of slavery in the Southeast before they moved to Indian Territory and brought slaves with them to their new western homes,” Allen said. “Most Cherokee slave owners were from the mixed-blood element of the tribe, who treated their human property like the white planters in the states where they had lived before removal.”
Cherokee County farmers' markets
Cherokee County touts two farmers' markets. Each offer a variety of fresh fruits, vegetables, baked goods and more.
Infant immunization locations
April 26 through May 2 is National Infant Immunization Week.
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