Critical shortage: Red Cross calls all donors

BloodDriveTulsaTULSA, Okla.  While thousands of people from across the country responded to the emergency request for blood and platelet donations issued by the American Red Cross in early July, a critical blood shortage remains. The Red Cross urges eligible donors to give now to help ensure blood is available throughout the rest of the summer to meet patient needs.

At times, blood and platelets are being distributed to hospitals faster than donations are coming in, which impacts the ability to rebuild the blood supply. Right now, the Red Cross has less than a five-day blood supply on hand. The Red Cross strives to have a five-day supply at all times to meet the needs of patients every day and be prepared for emergencies that may require significant volumes of donated blood products. Donation opportunities follow.

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Know your risks in sharing

travelAgencyNearly 75 percent of Americans will take a vacation this summer. Many of us will use a ride-sharing or hosting service like Uber, Lyft, Airbnb or Homeaway. They are easy to use and often cheaper than their traditional counterparts. But this booming industry poses risks for both the user and provider.

Whether you’re taking a ride-sharing trip across town or renting out your home to some vacationers, make sure you understand the insurance risks.

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Donald J. Trump’s common sense

DonaldTrumpWithYouConvention Analysis: Predictable Internet trolls are active today as indoctrinated hacks waste time interviewing communists and other Leftist ideologues to dismiss and damage Donald J. Trump and the Republican Party.

Trump’s common sense will prevail and his support will grow.

The Left doesn’t seem to understand the “damn America” propaganda reached climax with President Barack Hussein Obama and the resulting push back drives the rise of Trump’s popularity.

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“Wicked Love” starts production in OK

OKfilmMusicOffice1The Oklahoma Film + Music Office (OF+MO), with producers Kristofer McNeeley of Marvista Entertainment and Stacia Crawford of SaigeBelle Films, have announced the start of production of the feature film “Wicked Love” in Oklahoma City and Guthrie, Oklahoma. The film is utilizing the Oklahoma Film Enhancement Rebate Program and will commence principal photography on July 25, 2016.

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Papa John’s launches Cans for Cookies

PapaJohnsTulTulsa, OK. – With the holidays bringing in the most food donations during the year, summer often marks a difficult period of time for local food banks to meet demand. With this in mind, Papa John’s Pizza in Tulsa decided to bridge the gap and hold a two-week food drive from July 25th until August 7th for the Community Food Bank of Eastern Oklahoma.

“We are always seeking out different ways to make an impact here in Tulsa and this is an opportunity for us to use our Tulsa locations for those in need,” said Eric Murphy, president and COO of Ozark Pizza Company, LLC. “This is our home and we want to make sure we are doing everything we can to make a difference in our community.”

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