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  1. We the People: Society to hear about Oklahoma History Center resourcesRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NewsOK.com

    ... at 7 p.m. Tuesday at the Pittsburg County Genealogical and Historical Society meeting, 113 E Carl Albert Parkway, McAlester.

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  2. Sunday travel conditionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Mar 1 | NewsOK.com

    ... 35 in the southern half of the state, the eastern portion of Interstate 40, and State Highway 31 northwest of McAlester all have significant icy spots, and drivers should use caution when traveling on those roads. The Sand Springs Police Department ...

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  3. Above Freezing This AfternoonRead the original story

    Sunday Mar 1 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    ... as fans arrived for the big concert."Ready for Miranda!," said one fan.They came from far and wide."We drove from McAlester," said Tangi Heady.Confident that despite the weather, the show would go on."No, I didn't doubt it, Miranda's from Oklahoma ...

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  4. Counterfeit Cashier's Checks of The Bank, N.A., McAlester, Okla.Read the original story

    Saturday Feb 28 | The Office of the Comptroller of the Currency

    ... checks drawn on The Bank, N.A., please contact Vice President Lori Wilson by mail at 201 East Carl Albert Parkway, McAlester, OK 74501; by telephone at (918) 423-2265, ext. 4101; by fax at (918) 421-4156; or by e-mail at lwilson@thebankna.com .

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  5. Alan Crone's Weather Blog: Chance For Snow This WeekendRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Feb 27 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    ... may survive the trip eastward into south-central OK along the Red River Valley into part of southeastern OK. The McAlester area may be on the more "eastern most" locations to pick up some light snow in the south. Most of the precip will remain ...

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  6. Happy birthday Johnny Cash! A look at the Man in Black's 1974 prison performance in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NewsOK.com

    Singer Johnny Cash entertains a truly "captive" audience at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, OK, in January of 1975. Staff photo by J. Pat Carter ran in the 7/13/75 and 1/25/76 Daily Oklahoman.

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  7. McAlester Approves The Purchase Of Police Body CamerasRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Feb 26 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The McAlester City Council has voted unanimously to approve new body cameras for the city's police force. The McAlester News-Capital reports the council approved the purchase of the cameras this week.

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  8. Prison Rodeo might return to McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KOCO-TV Oklahoma City

    FOR MORE THAN SEVEN YEARS, THE RODEO DROVE THOUSANDS OF VISITORS. NOW THERE IS AN EFFORT TO BRING IT ALL BACK.

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  9. Prison rodeos could make a comeback in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | KRMG-AM Tulsa

    There hasn't been a prison rodeo at BigMac since it was all shut down in 2010, but the activity might be returning. The City of McAlester is mulling it over after a professional bull riding group expressed interest in bringing it back.

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  10. Oklahoma town considering reviving prison rodeo traditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | Arkansas Online

    MCALESTER, Okla. - An Oklahoma city is considering bringing back what was the nation's last remaining prison rodeo.

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  11. McAlester Considering Reviving Prison Rodeo TraditionRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Feb 24 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    The Oklahoman reports McAlester city officials have begun discussing reviving the event that allowed inmates to compete in various activities after it closed in 2010. A professional bull riding organization has taken interest in resurrecting the city's tradition.

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  12. Could Oklahoma's prison rodeo return soon?Read the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NewsOK.com

    City officials in McAlester say after a five-year hiatus, the prison rodeo held every year at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary could be on it's way back because of renewed interest from Professional Bull Riders, Inc. Above: People wait in line Aug. 14, 2009, before the Oklahoma State Prison Rodeo in McAlester. Photo by Bryan Terry, The Oklahoman Archives BRYAN TERRY - THE OKLAHOMAN Red, white and blue paint on the back side of the state penitentiary's walls still welcomes passers by to "the only behind the walls rodeo."

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  13. Slippery Roads Wreak Havoc On Green Country DriversRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Crews have been out since 4:00 Monday morning and will be working through the night to treat Tulsa's busiest streets. 2/23/2015 Related Story: Five Vehicles Involved In Wreck In South Tulsa West of Tulsa the snow is causing problems for Bristow which also canceled class Tuesday, and south of Tulsa, Eufaula, Henryetta, and McAlester have all canceled classes as well.

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  14. Man arrested after speeding away in sheriff deputy's cruiserRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | Poteau Daily News & Sun

    Police say that a man who was hand-cuffed from behind drove away with a sheriff deputy's cruiser during a traffic stop. The McAlester News-Capital reports that 33-year-old Temple Clancy was hand-cuffed and placed in the front passenger seat of Deputy Johnny Jenkins' cruiser while officers searched his car.

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  15. McAlester Area Pounded By Second Round Of Winter WeatherRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Some of the heaviest snowfall has been in Pittsburg County. McAlester has already canceled school for Tuesday after a second round of winter weather.

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  16. Wise Owl Organics Announces Price Drop On East African Shea ButterRead the original story

    Monday Feb 23 | Emailwire.com

    Wise Owl Organics announces they have figured out to cut costs on East African Shea Butter and are now lowering the cost! McAlester, OK -- Wise Owl Organics announced today a lower price on their popular East African Shea Butter . The original price of the East African Shea Butter is $38.95.

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  17. Snow Falling Again Across Eastern OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | NewsOn6 Tulsa

    Crone says while the Tulsa metro area will get a dusting of snow, areas south of I-40 in eastern Oklahoma, like McAlester could seen one to two inches of snow. He says temperatures across eastern Oklahoma will remain in the 20s Monday and combined with north winds of 10 to 20 mph could drop wind chills in the single digits.

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  18. Wintry Weather Closes Schools Across OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Feb 23 | News9 Oklahoma City

    ... states, including Oklahoma, Lincoln, Canadian counties, and more. Ada Public Schools, Woodward Public Schools, and McAlester Public Schools are among the schools districts that canceled classes for the day. Meteorologists said an area of snow will ...

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  19. Two die after rollover crash in Pittsburg CountyRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Feb 21 | NewsOK.com

    ... ent after the crash - Larry Waldron, 49, of Pittsburg, to Oklahoma City in critical condition and Bonita Pierce to McAlester, troopers said.

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  20. McAlester school bond issue fails by narrow marginRead the original story

    Friday Feb 20 | KTUL-TV Tulsa

    School officials in McAlester say a recount of votes on a $2.2 million bond proposal found the issue failed by one vote. School bond issues require 60 percent voter approval.

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