Back to school - or no federal funding?

WASHINGTON, D.C. - President Donald Trump on Wednesday threatened to withhold federal funding if America’s schools don’t reopen in the fall despite the coronavirus, and he lashed out at federal health officials over reopening guidelines that he complained are impractical and expe

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(AP) - A two-year audit of Facebook’s civil rights record found “serious setbacks” that have marred the social network’s progress on matters such as hate speech, misinformation and bias.

A donation check was presented to Elgin Public Schools Superinten- dent Nate Meraz, second from left, on Friday, July 2. The gift will go toward updating the Elgin Owls sign on Highway 17. Also pictured, left to right, is Debbie Lovelady, Liberty National Bank Vice President/Loan Officer; Taylor Green, Liberty National Bank Chief Operations Officer; and Logan Nelson, Liberty National Bank Vice President/Loan Officer

ELGIN - With 'go Owls!' in the memo line of a large-sized check, an officer team from Liberty National Bank presented a donation to Elgin Public Schools to update the school highway sign.

Casino Lawsuit Update

OKLAHOMA CITY — Attorneys for the state’s legislative leaders, the Office of the Attorney General and Gov. Kevin Stitt made their case Wednesday before an Oklahoma Supreme Court referee as to who has what authority when it comes to gaming compacts.

Governor Kevin Stitt signed Executive Order 2020-23 on Wednesday, July 8, calling for all United States and Oklahoma flags on state property to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, July 9, 2020, in honor of the life and service of Tulsa Police Sgt. Craig Vincent Johnson.

OKLAHOMA CITY — Governor Kevin Stitt signed Executive Order 2020-23 on Wednesday, July 8, calling for all United States and Oklahoma flags on state property to be lowered to half-staff on Thursday, July 9, 2020, in honor of the life and service of Tulsa Police Sgt.

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Oklahoma's own "Another Pink in the Floyd" tribute band helped rock the park during Medicine Park's two-day music festival and Fourth of July Celebration on Friday, July 3, and Saturday, July 4. Several other area annual Fourth of July celebrations were canceled due to the coronavirus outbreak.

The City of Lawton spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars investigating former City At- torney Frank Jensen, plus more than $100,000 to settle half a dozen tort claims

LAWTON – The City of Lawton spent nearly a quarter of a million dollars investigating former City Attorney Frank Jensen, plus more than $100,000 to settle half a dozen tort claims that were filed against Jen- sen, Mayor Stan Booker and the City Council.

A ribbon-cutting ceremony for the reopening of the Exchange Service’s PXtra shopping center at Fort Sill.

FORT SILL - Soldiers, retirees and families joined Army and Air Force brass last week to celebrate the opening of the Exchange Service’s renovated PXtra.

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