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Primary Runoff Results

Yesterday was Primary Runoff Day and though turnout was light a few seats were decided.

Tulsa County Clerk
(race decided in August 28 runoff)

  • Pat Key -- 50.5%
  • Dean Martin -- 49.5%
State Senator District 33 
(race decided in August 28 runoff)
  • Tim Wright -- 46.1%
  • Nathan Dahm -- 53.9%

State Representative District 70
(race decided in August 28 runoff)

You Don't Know Me At All by Rebecca Howard

There’s a darkly funny song by Ben Folds called “You Don’t Know Me At All.”  In it, a couple has the realization that they have absolutely nothing to say to each other and it’s not because they know each other so deeply that words aren’t necessary.  It’s because they have no idea what the other is thinking, nor do they really care much anymore.

Disaster Recovery Center

fdlp logoA Disaster Recovery Center is open in the Mannford Community Center (101 Green Valley Road, Mannford), and will be open 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Monday through Saturday and noon to 5 p.m. Sundays, to assist Creek County fire victims with their FEMA disaster claims.  FEMA representatives say the Center will remain open as long as there is a need. The Center is in the same building as the Mannford Public LIbrary, which has been offering free copying and fax machines.

Indie Lit Revisited by Nick Abrahamson

I’ve been contributing to the Reading Addict long enough now that it’s inevitable I’ll repeat myself from time to time.  I’ll retread over well worn territory as I know I’ve done, but hopefully I can offer a bit of luminescence in between the warmed leftovers.    I’ve championed indie literature in the past, as I hope I’ll continue to do in the future, for many reasons.  For one, it’s honest.  For every James Patterson, there’s a poor recent graduate, who before he earned a fiction fellowship banged away on the k

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