The Shawnee News-Star
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Week in ReligionWhile 30 percent of Americans feel religion is largely old fashioned and outdated, a majority believe otherwise. In a Gallup poll conducted in May, 57 percent of respondents indicated that religion can answer all or most of today’s problems.The question has been asked by Gallup multiple times since it was first queried in 1957. In that initial poll, 82 percent of Americans believed in the problem-solving of religion, while only 7 percent felt it was outdated.

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When the oldest son came home talking about how he’s studying terrorism in school, I didn’t even wait until after dinner to pull out the pictures. I knew if I hesitated, I’d never tell him what it had been like that Wednesday in Oklahoma City. 

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July 10Word of the Day, Website of the Day, Number to Know, This Day in History, Today’s Featured Birthday and Daily Quote.Word of the Daylouche \ LOOSH \ adjective; Of questionable taste or morality. — Dictionary.com

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As team ropers who also happen to be twin brothers, Clay and Andrew Wieste are often on the same page when they step into the ring. Except, of course, when they're not.

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For Skylar Southerland, summer rodeo travels are about finding a balance between focus and relaxation.

Updated at 10:10 PM

By the time you read this, I will be going on my 11th day with no internet at home.

Updated at 10:09 PM

Lester Leon “Buck” Stapp was born May 19, 1943, in Tecumseh and departed this life Monday, July 7, 2014, in Shawnee at the age of 71.

Updated at 10:08 PM

Zarayas Sherri Ray Pennock, infant daughter of Casey and Autumn (Mitchell) Pennock, passed away Wednesday, July 9, 2014, in Shawnee.

Updated at 10:07 PM

Ben “Rube” Washburn, 89, passed away July 7, 2014, in Woodward.

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Following in an older sibling's footsteps can be daunting, but thank God Greg Poehler had the balls to...

Updated at 8:36 PM

What a letdown. Maybe it was the rain, but this one never caught fire. It was about as entertaining as an afternoon at the DMV. No goals, no momentum, no excitement. Extra time and still no goals.

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