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Police Blotter

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Domestic—An officer was requested to the 300 block of south Osage St. on Wednesday at 5:39 a.m. in reference to a physical domestic that had occurred with Juan Perez Jr. The male subject had already left the scene when officers arrived. A report was taken.
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Nate Lockert and Julie DeWitt

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Nate Lockert and Julie DeWitt are the Pioneer Technology Center (PTC) September Students of the Month. Lockert, a senior at Woodland High School, represents the Welding program at PTC. According to his instructor, he has a willingness to help wherever needed and has truly excelled and been a role model for his classmates. Representing the Business and Information Technology Education (BITE) program, Julie DeWitt is a Blackwell High School graduate residing in Ponca City. She began as a high school senior in BITE Information Technology and after a year of training and serving our country in the National Guard, she returned to finish her certifications. Serving one weekend a month, her instructor says she is an exceptional leader, hard worker, and an outstanding young woman. For more information about Pioneer Technology Center’s programs and services, call 580-762-8336 or visit their website www.pioneertech.edu.
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Gulf Coast braces for 2nd round of flooding in Sally’s wake

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PENSACOLA, Fla. (AP) — Homeowners and businesses along the soggy Gulf Coast began cleaning up Thursday in the wake of Hurricane Sally, even as the region braced for a delayed, second round of flooding in the coming days from rivers and creeks swollen by the storm’s heavy rains