Funding defenders; are we doing enough?

Will America suffer massive causalities in the next major military conflict because we are complacent? Let me give you a specific example: troops in the field have only one all weather lifeline to call for help when under fire. It’s called “Legacy Military UHF SATCOM.” But the satellites are dying.

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Local man convicted of online sextortion

A Broken Arrow man pleaded guilty Friday in U.S. District Court to extorting a woman by threatening to post nude photographs of her online, announced U.S. Attorney Trent Shores.

Ivan David Arroyo III, 27, pleaded guilty to interstate communication with intent to extort.

In March 2018, Arroyo sent messages from three Instagram accounts containing nude photographs of the victim. In the messages, he told the victim to send more suggestive photographs of herself or he would post the nudes publicly, thus harming her reputation. The woman refused.

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Cane competition trains youth for travel

Contestants Nathan England (left) & Avery Carrington both from Jenks, will compete at the 8th annual event.

A record-breaking 33 contestants will convene Thursday, November 14, for the seventh Oklahoma Regional Cane Quest hosted by Oklahoma School for the Blind in Muskogee.

Students from across Oklahoma will start competing at 10 a.m. to earn points and win prizes.

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