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Aid for Wildfire Victims... an update

In spite of the wildfires, Mannford students head back to school tomorrow (August 16). As residents of Creek County and other communities around the state try to find normalcy in the wake of the wildfires, more help arrives.

Governor Fallin has requested disaster relief funds from the federal government. There is no timeline on when this requres will be filled or denied. Any notice will definitely appear on this blog.

Why Do the Good Die Young? by Cindy Hulsey

I just learned that David Rakoff died yesterday at the age of 47.  Why do the good die young?  Rakoff was a contributor to NPR’s This American Life and was also a fine writer of humorous essays with bite.  In his last collection, Half Empty

Tulsa Race Riot of 1921 Historic District National Register Nomination Report

The City of Tulsa is working with the Oklahoma State Historic Preservation Office (SHPO) to complete a National Register of Historic Places nomination for the 1921 Race Riot, including the historic Greenwood business district.

The Case for the Slow Build by Nick Abrahamson

It occurred to me that the prolific output of James Patterson, writer of the immensely popular Alex Cross novels, very much resembles the pace of his novels:  frenetic, vociferous, the printing press spitting out pages for his next in perfect harmony with readers turning the pages of his latest.

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