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Adoptable Pets

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THIS SWEET cat is Lenix and he is around 5 years old. He is declawed and gets along with other cats. He would love a nice quiet home where he could relax and lay in a comfy cat bed in the warm sun light! For adoption information, contact the Northern Oklahoma Humane Society.

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OK board of education sets meeting

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OKLAHOMA CITY — State Superintendent of Public Instruction Joy Hofmeister announced that she will propose a Continuous Learning Plan to the State Board of Education this week to complete the school year for Oklahoma students without reopening school buildings during the global pandemic. While the education of schoolchildren will resume with distance learning, there will not be traditional, in-person instruction or extracurricular activities, instead following critical safety guidance from the Centers for Disease Control with regard to social distancing for students, staff and school families.
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Blood drives are scheduled

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Hundreds of blood drives have been cancelled due to escalating concerns regarding coronavirus. These cancellations will result in the loss of thousands of blood units, but blood can’t wait. Blood donation is safe and critical to preventing a blood shortage. Local patients need life-saving blood now more than ever.
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Comfort food using just one pot

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In this week’s column I’m going to continue to offer simple recipes to make for the entire family. The recipes today will focus on easy one pot wonders for maximum flacor and minimum cleanup. These easy dinner recipes eliminate the need to figure out what sides to cook with your main dish, because each recipe provides your protein, vegetables, and gains all in one dish.
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Visits ‘by appointment only’

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OKLAHOMA CITY— Effective Friday, March 20, 2020, all office visits to Oklahoma Human Services (OKDHS) will be ‘by appointment only.’ If customers cannot be served online or have difficulty with online service, they can call (405) 522-5050 for assistance or to schedule an appointment. During the appointment process, the call center team will work to solve the customer’s needs using all of the tools available to them first.