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In the wake of a face covering ordinance approved Monday night by the Tahlequah City Council, law enforcement leaders are explaining to the public their roles in the mandate.

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The Tahlequah Public Schools Board of Education swiftly made its way through the agenda of Tuesday’s special meeting, approving all items.

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Oklahoma child care providers who have maintained active status since March 15 may be receiving supplemental payments through CARES Act Coronavirus Relief Funds.

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Local task force representatives confirmed that positive COVID-19 cases are increasing ahead of scheduled school reopenings.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — Oklahoma’s governor plans to allow school teachers and staff to opt out of his highly touted monthly COVID-19 testing plan when educators begin to return for in-person instruction.

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Ever since social media became a mainstream phenomenon on the internet, there have been concerns about individuals' privacy, considering all the data that gets put out daily.

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The city of Tahlequah will hold its second meeting about the dog park on Thursday, Aug. 6, at 6 p.m. at the Tahlequah Armory Municipal Center, 100 N. Water St.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – Gov. Kevin Stitt announced more details Tuesday about “Learn Anywhere Oklahoma,” a new initiative that will use the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief Fund to provide statewide access to digital content for both core classes and advanced coursework to students in kindergar…

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Tahlequah city officials voted 3-1 to pass a citywide mandate on “face coverings” during an Aug. 3 meeting.

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A local float operator’s cutout board for guests to take pictures with has been criticized by community members who say the feature is an example of cultural appropriation, and the co-owners have decided to remove it.

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OKLAHOMA CITY — A “flood of inmates” are using a recent U.S. Supreme Court ruling to try to get released for crimes committed on Oklahoma’s Indian reservation lands, the state’s attorney general said Monday.

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The Cherokee County Board of Commissioners, during an Aug. 3 meeting, agreed to limit public access to the courthouse, as COVID-19 cases continue to surge.

Northeastern Health System has announced the addition of 3D mammography to its imaging departments. The advanced technology takes aim at improving breast cancer detection, reducing false-positives, and cutting patient call backs.

OKLAHOMA CITY – State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced that 175 Oklahoma school districts have been awarded mobile internet access and devices through 50,000 Verizon Unlimited 4GE data plans and Jetpacks, following a competitive grant process.

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“These circumstances don’t define us,” said Sequoyah High School Class of 2020 Salutatorian Chelbie Turtle in front of an empty gym.

NORMAN, Oklahoma – An online option that will allow adults 50 and above living in Oklahoma to participate in noncredit courses, with topics ranging from national security issues to “The Haunts of Elvis Presley,” has been launched by the Osher Lifelong Learning Institute at the University of …

WACO, Texas – Sophia Lydie Berry, of Tahlequah, is among more than 5,300 Baylor University students who have been named to the Dean's Academic Honor List for the spring 2020 semester.

An invasive species is an organism that is non-native to a region and whose introduction to a region causes or is likely to cause economic harm, environmental harm, or harm to human health.

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The state’s largest virtual public charter school is seeing hundreds of new students from across the state enrolling each day.

Officials with the District Attorney's Office say charges may be amended, depending on the circumstances of the crime, for a defendant to become eligible for a deferred sentence.

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STILLWATER – Ally Qualls of Webbers Falls was approved for a Oklahoma Rural Rehabilitation Corp. Scholarship. She was presented the award by Logen Gipson, farm loan officer of the Farm Service Agency in Tahlequah.

Returning to school in fall 2020 poses new challenges for schools, including implementing new policies to keep our children and educators healthy. Social distancing, cleaning and disinfection, hand hygiene, use of cloth face coverings are all things that administrators, educators, parents an…

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With face masks being required at more public places and businesses due to the coronavirus pandemic, some people may be altering their habits - especially when it comes to what takes place under the facial covering.

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