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Oklahoma voters narrowly approve Medicaid expansion
Source:  The Miami News-Record
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 22:40

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) " Oklahoma voters narrowly decided on Tuesday to expand Medicaid health insurance to tens of thousands low-income residents, becoming the first state to amend its Constitution to do so.With 100% of precincts reporting unofficial results, State Question 802 passed by less than 1 percentage point. The question fared well in metropolitan areas, including Oklahoma City and Tulsa, but was overwhelmingly opposed in rural counties.Idaho, Maine, Nebraska and Utah [...]

No small potatoes
Source:  Butler County Times Gazette
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 22:37

PRATT—More than 39,000 pounds of white potatoes (times 3) were made available to 25 Kansas communities, last week, all part of a COVID-19 relief program put together by U.S. President Donald Trump. In Pratt, the Hope Center on 300 S. Main Street was Grand-Central-Potato-Station on Tuesday afternoon and Wednesday morning as more than 50 people came in to pick up 500 pounds of free potatoes."Many of the people who came in here picked up potatoes to give to others as well, so [...]

Cattle are susceptible to heat
Source:  Butler County Times Gazette
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 22:37

HUTCHINSON—Heat stress in cattle is an issue in Kansas during the summer. With temperatures this week expected to soar to 106 degrees Fahrenheit in western Kansas and above 101 in central Kansas, ranchers need to give extra care of their animals. Along with the severe high temperatures, other factors can affect cattle."Some cattle are more vulnerable than others," said Bradon Wiens of Wiens Wagyu in Plains, Kansas. "Having a calf on them [...]

A man and his dog
Source:  Butler County Times Gazette
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 22:37


Virtual music festival shared from Russell
Source:  Butler County Times Gazette
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 22:37

RUSSELL—The Ad Astra Music Festival begins a sixth summer of collaborative concerts and celebration of community this month, despite the ongoing pandemic. Because Ad Astra is committed to bringing exceptional and diverse performances to the communities of western Kansas, this time an all-new virtual format will be used to share performances. The 2020 season features four unique musical experiences spanning two weekends in July. All performances will be streamed live in central time and [...]

Oklahoma Voters Approve Medicaid Expansion, Decide Legislative Races
Source:  KOSU
Wednesday, 01 July 2020 00:00

Oklahoma becomes the 37th state to expand Medicaid, Stephanie Bice and Terry Neese advance to Congressional District 5 Republican runoff, and more than half of Oklahoma legislative races are now decided.

Dossett, Rogers win state Senate primaries; four legislative incumbents beaten
Source:  The Purcell Register
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 23:30

Tulsa Democrat Monroe Nichols, Tulsa Republicans Carol Bush and Sheila Dills and Republican incumbent Mark Vancuren all won re-election with primary victories.

'Not Your Old-School Aryan Nation Guy': Army Case Highlights Evolving Threat
Source:  KGOU
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 23:23

When Army Pvt. Ethan Melzer found out last April that he was deploying to Turkey, U.S. prosecutors say, he began to plot. He allegedly browsed jihadist propaganda, including an ISIS account of attacks on American forces. In it, militants referred to a "harvest of the soldiers." But the ambush 22-year-old Melzer was planning, authorities say, was driven by a different ideology. A federal indictment unsealed this month accuses Melzer of passing sensitive military information to fellow members of a Satanic neo-Nazi supremacist network, the Order of the Nine Angles . The target: Melzer's own unit. While the case hinges on contacts with white supremacists, jihadist references are laced throughout. In May, prosecutors say, Melzer slipped information to someone he took for an al-Qaida operative. Court papers show a conversation where an alleged neo-Nazi asked Melzer if they were "literally organizing a jihadi attack," to which he replied, "Yes probably." "They didn't draw a distinction, didn

'Not Your Old-School Aryan Nation Guy': Army Case Highlights Evolving Threat
Source:  KOSU
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 23:23

When Army Pvt. Ethan Melzer found out last April that he was deploying to Turkey, U.S. prosecutors say, he began to plot. He allegedly browsed jihadist propaganda, including an ISIS account of attacks on American forces. In it, militants referred to a "harvest of the soldiers." But the ambush 22-year-old Melzer was planning, authorities say, was driven by a different ideology. A federal indictment unsealed this month accuses Melzer of passing sensitive military information to fellow members of a Satanic neo-Nazi supremacist network, the Order of the Nine Angles . The target: Melzer's own unit. While the case hinges on contacts with white supremacists, jihadist references are laced throughout. In May, prosecutors say, Melzer slipped information to someone he took for an al-Qaida operative. Court papers show a conversation where an alleged neo-Nazi asked Melzer if they were "literally organizing a jihadi attack," to which he replied, "Yes probably." "They didn't draw a distinction, didn

State, Congressional Primary Election Results
Source:  Bartlesville Radio
Tuesday, 30 June 2020 23:21

The Primary Election has come to a close, and the results for many congressional and state races are in. In the GOP Corporation Commissioner race, Todd Hiett won. Hiett received 74.59-percent of the vote (266,061 votes). His opponent, Harold Spradling, received 25.41-percent of the vote (90,631 votes). State Question 802 to expand Medicaid in Oklahoma was approved with 50.48-percent of the vote (340,279 votes) on Tuesday night. 333,761 Oklahomans voted against SQ802. Prevailing from the Democratic Ballot in the Oklahoma United States Senator Race was Abby Broyles, who received approximately 60-percent of the vote on Tuesday night. Broyles defeated Sheila Bilyeu, R.O. Cassity Jr., and Elysabeth Britt for the candidacy. She will go up against the incumbent, Sen. Jim Inhofe, who received 74-percent of the vote in the GOP race. Sen. Inhofe defeated J.J. Stitt, John Thompkins, and Neil Mavis for the candidacy. Sen. Inhofe and Broyles will face off in the General Election on Tuesday, Nov. 3rd. The last day to register for the General Election is Friday, Oct. 9th. The deadline to request an absentee ballot is Tuesday, Oct. 27th. The following dates are when early voting will take place in October: Thursday, Oct. 29th, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Friday, Oct. 30th, 8:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Saturday, Oct. 31st, 9:00 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Also appearing in the General Election in November will be United States Representative for District One of Oklahoma Kevin Hern going against Democrat candidate Kojo Asamoa-Caesar, who defeated Mark Keeter. Asamoa-Caesar won 63.63-percent of the vote (34,830 votes) to become the Democratic candidate. Rep. Hern ran unopposed on the GOP ballot. United States Representative for District Two of Oklahoma, Markwayne Mullin, won the GOP race as the incumbent. Mullin won nearly 80-percent of the vote (53,116 votes) to defeat Joseph Silk and Rhonda Hopkins, and he will remain as Oklahoma’s District Two United States Representative. Election coverage on KWON AM 1400, FM 93.3 was sponsored by Phillips 66, Tolson Insurance Agency, and Chinowith & Cohen Realty.

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