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A 21 Gun Salute Ceremony

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A 21 Gun Salute Ceremony was held at Veteran’s Plaza on Friday at noon to honor POW/MIA Armed Services members from the state of Oklahoma. Mayor Homer Nicholson and State Representative Ken Luttrell, both Veterans themselves, were in attendance and speeches were given by Homer Nicholson and Mike Seals, as well as many other veterans who were there to honor those who have served and who are still missing. Stickers were placed next to the list of POW/MIA armed services members who were identified and brought back to their families after serving at war and this was followed by a 21 gun salute. (News photos by Jessica Windom).
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Aldi grocery store

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Aldi grocery store, which is located at 1000 E. Prospect Ave. in Ponca City, will be closing at 6 p.m. on Sunday, Sept. 20th through Monday, Nov. 2nd, 2020 temporarily for remodeling. The newly remodeled store will feature a brand new look, an expanded fresh section, a new easy-toshop store layout and aisle after aisle of savings. Aldi encourages customers to visit the most nearby location at 1188 N. Perkins Rd. in Stillwater, OK while construction is ongoing. For more information and other Aldi locations please visit aldi.us.(News photo by Jessica Windom)
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‘Absolutely surreal.’ Florida Panhandle hit with severe flooding from Hurricane Sally

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A last-minute eastern wobble brought the Category 2 winds of Hurricane Sally _ and two feet of rain _ to the Florida Panhandle overnight. Although the storm made landfall in Alabama early Wednesday, it brought hurricane and tropical storm force winds from Pensacola to Panama City.
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Everyday Cheapskate

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Dear Mary: My wife and I are having a disagreement. I want to lease a new car now, because ours is old and paying for repairs is like flushing money down the drain. She wants to keep it until we can afford to buy a better car. I hate car trouble and think peace of mind is something to be considered. I’m sure we can afford the payment, but she’s not. What should we do? -- James R.
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Medicare Part-D open enrollment

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The Medicare Part-D prescription drug open enrollment period is October 15 thru December 7. The coronavirus continues to impact our lives and this year it will impact how we address prescription drug comparisons for area Medicare recipients. There will be changes to the new 2021 Medicare Health and Drug Plans. You have the chance to compare your current Medicare coverage to the new 2021 Medicare plans to determine the right plan for you at the lowest possible cost.
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Everyday Cheapskate

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Simple Record-Keeping If the paper monster has you buried under an avalanche of receipts, bank statements, ATM slips, investment records, paycheck stubs and bills, then read on. The good news is you can probably throw most of it away without worry.