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  • Dreams for the next 14 years

    On Monday I’ll be the proud aunt of a 14-year-old niece. For 14 years, I’ve had the chance to get used to her being 14 someday, and I’m still not there. Maybe in another 14 years, I’ll realize that she’s not a baby anymore....

    April 13, 2014

  • Midwest City reunions set

    Midwest City High School class reunions for 1970 to 1979 will be hosted in June at the Midwest City Community Center....

    April 13, 2014

  • Not typical boy behavior

    Q: My 18-year-old son and a slightly younger friend recently found some mice and decided to dispose of them. They drowned one and set the other one on fire. When I confronted my son for torturing animals, his response was “They’re just ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Readers respond to co-teaching issue

    We’ll say it again, we love our readers. Thanks to all of you who had comments about our column from the mom regarding her daughter in co-taught classes. We would like to remind you that our column is based solely on our experiences as ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Callery Pear is a beautiful invader

    You have probably noticed that trees are beginning to break bud and bloom with beautiful flowers. One of the earliest, and certainly one of the showiest, is the Callery Pear. One cultivated form of this tree is commonly called “Bradford ...

    April 11, 2014

  • How About News Cliff Notes?

    Long before the ubiquitous “For Dummies” books arrived on the scene, there were those handy dandy Cliff Notes. They were study guides written by teachers on everything from literature to math to those critical alphabet tests like SAT, ACT, ...

    April 11, 2014

  • Seeking pet insurance advice before getting a new puppy

    Dear Dr. Fox: Hello. How do I get information about pet insurance? We have a dog who is almost 4 years old. We would like to get another but would like to have some sort of way to offset the cost of vet bills for a new puppy. Do you have ...

    April 10, 2014

  • Thanks for helping secure my VA accreditation

    Today, I would like to say thank you to Veterans Corner supporters who wrote letters in support of my VA accreditation. Last week, I received a notice welcoming me as an approved claims agent for the preparation, presentation and ...

    April 9, 2014

  • Personal sound amplification products can help seniors

    Dear Savvy Senior, What types of amplification products can you recommend to help people with hearing impairment? My 62-year-old husband has some hearing issues but doesn’t think he needs a hearing aid, so I’m looking for some alternative ...

    April 8, 2014

  • 1970 Karmann Ghia a keeper

    Ron Tucker’s 1970 Volkswagen Karmann Ghia (KG) Type 14 was an uncommon sight on a busy Saturday morning in Norman. He was driving the unusual yellow coupe east on Robinson Street and parked briefly at a shop which allowed for a closer ...

    April 6, 2014