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Group recognizes Regional Food Bank

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OKLAHOMA CITY – The Oklahoma Institute for Child Advocacy (OICA) recently conducted its annual awards and fundraising ball, despite the limitations caused by COVID-19. OICA holds the annual Heroes Ball each summer to recognize those Oklahomans who have worked to improve the quality of life for the state’s youngest residents and to raise money for OICA’s ongoing mission of child advocacy.
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Adoptable Pets

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PHINEAS IS a rowdy little guy. He is 2 months old and ready to rule your roost! Kittens love to have a friend, so if you have the room, he’d love it if you adopted one of his siblings too! He has 3 still at the shelter! For adoption information, contact the Northern Oklahoma Humane Society.
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Nursing homes report increase

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WASHINGTON, D.C. — The American Health Care Association and National Center for Assisted Living (AHCA/NCAL), representing more than 14,000 nursing homes and assisted living communities across the country that provide care to approximately five million people each year, released a report today showing nursing homes in the U.S. have experienced an alarming spike in new COVID cases due to community spread among the general population according to recent data recently released from the Centers for Medicare & Medicaid Services (CMS).
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Everyday Cheapskate

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It’s been many years now since I switched from commercial laundry detergent to making my own powdered and liquid homemade laundry detergent. The ingredients are simple, the process quick and easy. But the real reason I made the switch? Money.
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'Make It' HEALTHY

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Friday is surgery day for me. Although I’ve been in tremendous pain the last several months, I’m still not ready to have surgery. I’m guessing the fact that I’ll be down several weeks has me not looking forward to it. I’m going to meal prep a lot this week so I can grab meals out of the freezer to heat up for dinner. This week’s recipe is going to feature some easy meals your entire family will love.
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Everyday Cheapskate

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I pretty much hate to buy things I know I can make for less money — without even taking into account the time required to find them in a store. Take cleaning products, for example. Knowing I can make homemade cleaners for pennies that cost dollars in a store just makes me happy. It’s a no-brainer.