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Well, in the Orwellian tradition, Crackmaster Barry trotted out a new strategy this week to prove that his signature disaster health care program is working and that the Republicans are just plain wrong. This is, apparently, the new and carefully thought out strategy that vulnerable Democrats are supposed to use in November, and here it is: Since the program is failing, lie about what the original intent of the program was. But make sure that when you lie about what the intent was, that you...

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There are two things that bug me about the shooting in Overland Park by Frazier Glenn Miller.

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Week in Religion

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When you’re 16, the idea that you have to “survive” things can take up a lot of your time. For me, it was trying to survive a gym class where I had to perform gymnastics routines on an actual balance beam and uneven bars. For 16-year-old Frankie...

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God-Man, I like that name for Jesus. God-Man sounds like a superhero. God-Man zinged into my ears during a Sunday service while I was recently in Dayton, and I loved its fresh and unfamiliar sound.

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Word of the Daypunnet \ PUHN-it \ noun; a small container or basket for strawberries or other fruit. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the Day

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I upgraded my mp3 player recently for a new one. I had hit the limit for how many songs I could store on the old one, so if I wanted to add any more music, it meant it was time for a change.

Updated at 12:29 AM

Max F. Dunn, 88, of Edmond, passed away on Sunday, April 13, 2014, at his home.

Updated at 12:28 AM

Rita Permetter was born June 16, 1941, in Ada to the late Alex and Lenora McKinney.

Updated at 12:27 AM

Memorial service for Joseph H. “Tennessee Joe” Nappa, 80, former Shawnee resident, will be 1 p.m., Saturday, April 19, 2014, at Resthaven Funeral Home Chapel with JD Cunningham officiating.

Updated at 12:27 AM

Funeral for Reva Mae Burlison, 88, of Chickasha, will be held at 10:30 a.m., Tuesday, April 22, 2014, in the Southern Oaks Church of Christ. Andy Lashley will officiate and Brian Johnson will assist.

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