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I’m not quite sure what has happened to the state of Colorado



WASHINGTON — Driving along Colorado’s scenic byways, one might be distracted these days by a series of billboards promoting safe abortions or, dependi… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article. Username Password Remember Me     Forgot Password

Illegals fueling public housing shortage



Housing shortages are plunging New York City and Los Angeles into crisis. Affordable rents are scarce. Families are doubling up. Shelters are jam-pack… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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Dear Readers: Many of you have strong opinions about the college admissions scandal, and because there were so many thoughtful replies, I am devoting … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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Dear Annie. I have a 6-year-old daughter who won’t go to sleep on her own. She has an innate fear of staying alone in her room. We have tried every wa… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

How everyone can modernize immigration laws in the U.S.



When I used to talk to candidate Donald Trump about immigration, I would tell him, Make sure your “big, beautiful wall” has plenty of gates for people… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Their mood swings can be semi-wild



In my line of work, I run into more than a few Democrats whose mood swings of late are frankly semi-wild. Last November, when their party won 41 Repub… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Historic budget agreement reached



A historic $8.2 billion budget agreement has been reached — the highest budget in state history. For the first time, teachers and state employees both… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

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Dear Annie: I have chronic back pain thanks to sciatica. I chose to treat it with physical therapy and exercise, and I take muscle relaxers and or ant… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

The question of craziness I guess depends on your definition



WASHINGTON — When author Mark Childress penned “Crazy in Alabama,” he wasn’t just whistling Dixie.“I haven’t been quoted this much since Roy Moore,” C… Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.

Day was one of the biggest celebrity names in the 20th century



WASHINGTON — Growing up in the 1950s and ‘60s, there was no avoiding the adorable Doris Day. She was cute as a bug, wholesome, winsome and adored, at … Please login below or subscribe to the Ponca City News access this article.


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