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The Daily Ardmoreite
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HOPKINTON – Third-grader Will Masterson practiced his Swahili with Frankline Chepkwony at the Elmwood School on Thursday morning.Chepkwony is an elite Kenyan runner in this year’s Boston Marathon."I learned a couple of words in Swahili," said Will, 9.Will and his classmate Harry Petrie, 9, showed Chepkwony a drawing they made of him for a project in teacher Tom Keane’s classroom. The room was decked out in Kenyan decorations and student projects.

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Dorothy Wackler has been named Cross Timbers Volunteer of the Year. The longtime volunteer was presented the award April 11 during a Cross Timbers cookout honoring the hospice’s volunteers and staff. The event was in recognition of...

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About 20 career and technical students from across Oklahoma put what they learned in the classroom to the test Thursday in the carpentry classroom at Southern Oklahoma Technology Center as judges watched closely.

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Few things are apt to draw an Oklahoman’s attention like the topic of weather. It is not enough to look outside and look at conditions. Weather is a subject to be thoroughly discussed, analyzed and debated.

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The Senate approved legislation Monday adding four additional drugs to the state’s Trafficking in Illegal Drugs Act. House Bill 2589 by Sen. Frank Simpson, R-Ardmore, and Rep. Pat Ownbey, R-Ardmore, adds morphine, oxycodone,...

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Funeral services for Hershel Leo Strawn, 76, of Wilson, are scheduled for 2 p.m. Saturday, April 19, 2014, at the Alexander Funeral Home Chapel of Wilson, with Bro. Jim Roebuck officiating. Interment will follow at the Ringling Memorial...

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Coming up in the east in late April evenings is the constellation Bootes, the Herdsman. Its principal stars form what looks more like a kite than someone who herds animals. Its brightest star, Arcturus, shines a lovely yellow-orange hue. Over to the...

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Ongoing public battles over the reach and authority of prosecutors has cast a shadow over corruption probes in two states. The American Bar Association established a set of standards for prosecutors to use as a guide for professional conduct and...

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As a manager, you would think that knowing your department’s role and value would be an obvious requirement. That said, it’s not as simple as it seems. Definitionally, a department’s role is related to the specific work that it performs. A...

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Did you know that when the colonies of 1776 sent the Declaration of Independence to King George in England, there was no referendum for the people to speak to the issue? Our leadership sent it, and war was the result. Not everyone was happy.

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Welcome to the Berkeley, Calif., of the not-too-distant future, where things aren’t going too well. No phones, no power and — gasp! — no Internet. Yeah, “Transcendence” is another in a long line of movies that starts with the ending, then flashes...

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