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President Theodore [“Teddy”] Roosevelt was born in 1858 to wealthy parents in NYC who provided him the sheltered and pampered life typical of his class e.g., servants, tutors, and Ivy League education. They also gave him asthma which turned out to have been a blessing for the response it elicited from him. Because he was the proverbial 98-pound weakling, his dad advised him to engage in the manly arts. Teddy did, and with a vengeance began a lifelong pursuit of body building,...

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Mike and Renee Lewis announce the engagement of their daughter, Jennifer Dawn Lewis, to Jake Ryan Dockery, son of Bennie and Jeanne Dockery of Earlsboro.

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It's almost blockbuster-movie season (“The Amazing Spider-Man 2,” “Godzilla,” “X-Men: Days of Future Past” and “Maleficent” all come out next month), and you'll want to stay on top of the new releases with the best movie apps out there. Below are...

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Your website is up and running with loads of information about your company. You're hoping to connect with potential clients who are searching for your products and services. But, unfortunately, the phone isn’t ringing.

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If you rely on the moonlight for a nightlight when it shines in your window, you might reconsider in the wee hours of Tuesday, April 15. Better yet, plan to get up and take a look at a rare and awesome sight, a total lunar eclipse.

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Last week, a man was savagely beaten by an angry mob after he accidentally hit a kid with his pickup on a Detroit street. Steve Utash stopped to help David Harris, a 10-year-old boy he struck while on his way home from work. That’s when a group of...

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“When your child joins the military, you can either fight it or embrace it. There’s an enormous amount of pride, but it’s scary,” said Linda Lee Cozzens of Braintree, Mass., a 55-year-old married mother of three. She and her husband, Mark, embraced...

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“Moneyball” was a baseball movie that wasn’t about the sport of baseball but the business of baseball, based on a real story. That one did pretty well at the box office. So, reasoned Hollywood, let’s make a football movie that’s not about the sport...

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Word of the Daytirade \ TY-raid; tih-RAID \ noun; A long angry speech; a violent denunciation; a prolonged outburst full of censure or abuse. — Dictionary.comWebsite of the DayThe Raw Storywww.rawstory.com

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Tish Taylor-York and Chuck York of Shawnee announce the birth of a daughter, Chloe Lynsey York.

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