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  1. Taking on hazardous duty after military dischargeRead the original story

    Saturday | The Advocate

    My first job after discharge from the U.S. Navy as World War II ended was as reporter for the McAlester, Oklahoma, News-Capital, our hometown daily newspaper. That day, I had been to the state employment agency, seeking to sign up for what the government called "rocking chair" payments.

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  2. What's next after Supreme Court agrees to review execution protocols?Read the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | Los Angeles Times

    The Supreme Court agreed to consider a challenge from three Oklahoma inmates who argue that the state's method of execution at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester is unconstitutional. The Supreme Court agreed to consider a challenge from three Oklahoma inmates who argue that the state's method of execution at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester is unconstitutional.

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  3. Murals of the "Mad Artist" of McAlester finally being restoredRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday | NewsOK.com

    For more than half a century, four murals painted by a murder convict at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary hung in the prison's rotunda. After decades of deterioration, and several more of being stored in a shed, those murals are finally being restored.

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  4. Supreme Court will review use of lethal injectionsRead the original story

    Friday | UAport

    Richard Wolf, USA TODAY 5:16 p.m. EST January 23, 2015 The gurney in the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla.

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  5. Notes from the SHOT Show: Benelli introduces first over and under shotgunRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 22 | NewsOK.com

    ... of fun semi-customizing the firearm." Both are U.S. Army veterans (Dean is originally from Seiling and Amber from McAlester) who custom-make modern sporting rifles. Their rifles were showcased at six different booths at the SHOT Show and are sold ...

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

    Thursday Jan 22 | 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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  7. Spirit AeroSystems to Release Fourth Quarter and Full-Year 2014 Financial Results Feb. 3Read the original story

    Thursday Jan 22 | Freshnews

    ... aircraft. In addition to its Wichita and Chanute facilities in Kansas, Spirit has locations in Tulsa and McAlester, Okla.; Kinston, N.C.; Nashville, Tenn.; Prestwick, Scotland; Preston, England; Subang, Malaysia; and Saint-Nazaire, France. In the ...

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  8. DMS basketball teams rolls over McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 20 | Durant Daily Democrat

    It was another strong performance by the Lady Lions as they raced to a 20-7 lead after one quarter and never looked back. "There was lots of teamwork and playing together by the girls in this one," head coach Lynetta Lyday said.

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  9. High school football: The Oklahoman's Super 30Read the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | NewsOK.com

    ... ore a December coaching change. Tight end is the main position being discussed for Wood, who played quarterback at McAlester, but he has the body and athletic ability to play a variety of spots.

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  10. Durant Lions overpowered by McAlesterRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jan 18 | Durant Daily Democrat

    The Durant high school basketball squads finished a long stretch of road games on Friday night against the McAlester Buffaloes. It was McAlester's homecoming night and despite Durant's best efforts, the Lions couldn't topple the Buff's.

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  11. Oklahoma carries out its first execution since botched oneRead the original story w/Photo

    Saturday Jan 17 | WDAM-TV Hattiesburg

    ... Oct. 9, 2014 photo, the gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary is pictured in McAlester, Okla. Oklahoma plans to resume executions Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015, after bot... (AP Photo/File). FILE - This July 25, 2014 file ...

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  12. Dying Oklahoma inmate's last words stir questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WTOC-TV Savannah

    Warner was e... . Media witness Sean Murphy, right, of the Associated Press, gives a report of the execution of Charles Warner to the rest of the media in McAlester, Okla, following the execution, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

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  13. AARP Oklahoma names McAlester woman volunteer state presidentRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | NewsOK.com

    Vermillion, a longtime McAlester resident, heads a consulting firm that works with Oklahoma companies to identify skills necessary for employees to be successful. She is former director of the Kiamichi Career Technology campus in McAlester and a past board member of the McAlester Chamber of Commerce.

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  14. Inmate shows no obvious distress in Oklahoma executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WNEM-TV Saginaw

    Warner was ex... . Media witness Sean Murphy, right, of the Associated Press, gives a report of the execution of Charles Warner to the rest of the media in McAlester, Okla, following the execution, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

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  15. Dying Oklahoma inmate's last words stir questionsRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | News Times

    Jerry Massie, spokesman for the Oklahoma Department of Corrections, announces the time of death of inmate Charles Warner to the media at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla., Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015. Warner was executed for the murder and rape of 11-month old Adriana Waller in 1997 in Oklahoma City.

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  16. U.S. inmate's last words stir questions about whether he was in pain during executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | CTV

    ... eir fellow inmates' legal challenge. The gurney in the the execution chamber at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Okla., is pictured, Thursday, Oct. 9, 2014. (AP / Sue Ogrocki, File)

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  17. "My Body Is On Fire"Read the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | WWLP

    MCALESTER, Okla. The state of Oklahoma completed its first execution Thursday night, since the botched lethal injection of a death row inmate last April.

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  18. ShareRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Daily Star

    ... in the three-drug style of lethal injections. Warner's execution went ahead at Oklahoma State Penitentiary in McAlester, Oklahoma, yesterday after a US Supreme Court voted in a split 5-4 ruling to turn down the prisoners' appeal and reject Warner's ...

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  19. Inmate shows no obvious distress in Oklahoma executionRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | KLTV Tyler

    Warner was ex... . Media witness Sean Murphy, right, of the Associated Press, gives a report of the execution of Charles Warner to the rest of the media in McAlester, Okla, following the execution, Thursday, Jan. 15, 2015.

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  20. Executions Resume in OklahomaRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | Examiner.com

    ... row inmates. The first execution held in the state under a new policy regarding executions was carried out in McAlester, Oklahoma, just last night. The inmate who held that dubious honor was Charles Warner, who was put to death by lethal injection ...

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