“Every generation has to change the music,” Minner said, “otherwise, your mom might come to the party.”
“Victims can be taken to court over and over, sometimes over a period of years,” Peery said. “The right to a speedy trial doesn’t happen for victims. … The process of the court just re-traumatizes victims.”
A misinterpreted law led the Oklahoma Tax Commission to fail to distribute funds to 419 school districts.
For Brian Chambers, life after deployment is a struggle in some ways. “I was a special missions aviator in the Air Force for eight years. We were everywhere — Afghanistan, Iraq, Africa — and I was lucky; I didn’t sustain serious injury physically, but I do have some issues mentally. It’s hard to explain, but…
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“A lot of people that get a team have done it for numerous years, but we always have room for new people as well,” he said.
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A Pennsylvania man convicted of child molestation hid out in Muskogee and worked at Wal-Mart for nearly 20 years.
Doing some simple math, that also equals a possible 400-575 students who might have lost a ride to school. It was no easy swipe, either. The batteries weigh an estimated 50-60 pounds each, and the perps had to cut through a fence to get to the busses. A ninth battery was found dropped nearby, reported…