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 By Chris Maple    Sports    September 20, 2019 

NWOSU Women's golf: Masch, Watts lead after day one at the Ranger Invite

ENID, Okla. – Northwestern's women's golf team had a strong showing in the opening round, leading after the opening day, posting a team total of 342 as they entered the final round in front by 28 strokes at Meadowlake Golf Course. Ashley Watts and...

 

Why carbon dioxide has such outsized influence on Earth's climate

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Jason West, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (THE CONVERSATION) Climate Explained is a collaboration between The...

 

Lady Rangers schedule finalized

ALVA, Okla. – The 2019-2020 basketball season is only a few months out. The Lady Ranger's basketball schedule has just been released. The season will open with the MIAA/GAC Classic against Northeastern Oklahoma State on Nov. 8 at 5 p.m....

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 30, 2019

D2 ADA Academic Achievement Honors for 2018-19

CLEVELAND – The Division 2 Athletics Directors Association (D2 ADA) announced the 2018-19 recipients of the D2 ADA Academic Achievement Awards. The Academic Achievement Awards, in its 12th year, is a program that recognizes the academic...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 30, 2019

NWOSU men's golf slated 10th in preseason poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. – The Great American Conference has released its annual preseason coaches' poll. The Northwestern Oklahoma State men's golf team looks to improve on a last place finish in 2018. The Rangers will enter the season ranked 10th in...

 
 By John Clapp    Local    August 23, 2019

Ignoring the wrong thing

“My people are destroyed for lack of knowledge: … thou hast forgotten the law of thy God” (Hosea 4:6). Remember the first day of high school? The fear of algebra, assorted classes across the campus, and older students walking the halls – a...

 

US new home sales slid 12.8% in July

WASHINGTON (AP) — Sales of new U.S. homes fell a steep 12.8% in July, but the drop came after revisions to June sales showed the sales highest growth in 12 years. The Commerce Department said Friday that new homes sold at a seasonally adjusted...

 
 By Chris Maple    Sports    August 16, 2019

Rangers selected 7th in GAC preseason poll

RUSSELLVILLE, Ark. –The 2019 football season is right around the corner. Northwestern Oklahoma State University finds themselves improving ever so slightly from last season’s preseason poll coming in seventh in the GAC rankings compared to...

 

Walmart pulls violent game displays but will still sell guns

NEW YORK (AP) — Walmart has ordered workers to remove video game signs and displays that depict violence from stores nationwide after 22 people died in a shooting at one of its Texas stores, but the big box retailer will continue to sell guns. In...

 
 By AP    Interesting Items    August 2, 2019

How Trump's latest China tariffs could squeeze US consumers

WASHINGTON (AP) — The latest tariffs President Donald Trump plans to impose on Chinese goods would cost U.S. households an average of $200 a year, some economists estimate, and would start to bite consumers and retailers just as the holiday...

 

False assumptions

Have you ever thought you had something with you, only to find out that you didn't? Perhaps you thought your child was beside you at the store, but they weren't. Perhaps you thought you had your...

 

Insider Q&A: Joseph Stiglitz touts 'progressive capitalism'

WASHINGTON (AP) — Many of the economic policies being pitched by Democratic presidential candidates are rooted in the ideas pioneered by Joseph Stiglitz, a Nobel Prize-winning economist who teaches at Columbia University. In his new book "People,... Full story

 

Report: Hackers using telecoms like 'global spy system'

LONDON (AP) — An ambitious group of suspected state-backed hackers has been burrowing into telecommunications companies in order to spy on high-profile targets across the world, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said in a report published Tuesday ....

 

Experts: Spy used AI-generated face to connect with targets

LONDON (AP) — Katie Jones sure seemed plugged into Washington's political scene. The 30-something redhead boasted a job at a top think tank and a who's-who network of pundits and experts, from the centrist Brookings Institution to the right-wing...

 

Threat of Mexican tariffs, US companies in the crossfire

The surprise announcement by President Donald Trump of an escalating tariff regime against Mexico is sending ripples through almost every economic sector in the U.S., hammering American companies that sell automobiles or run railroads, grow...

 
 By Rev. John Clap    Local    May 24, 2019

One common event

Humanity is truly a diverse lot. We come in different shapes, sizes and colors. We come from different backgrounds, we have various degrees of beliefs and values, each of us have a different set of circumstances that determines everything from our...

 

Mounting tensions with Iran, China leave oil prices in flux

NEW YORK (AP) — A rare mix of geopolitical tensions in the Middle East and China is tugging oil prices in opposite directions and creating uncertainty over where they might land. Deteriorating trade talks between the United States and China, the...

 

N. Korean cargo ship seized by US arrives in American Samoa

PAGO PAGO, American Samoa (AP) — A North Korean cargo ship seized by the U.S. because of suspicion it was used to violate international sanctions arrived at the capital of this American territory, where it will undergo inspections. The Wise Honest...

 

AP Exclusive: Mysterious operative haunted Kaspersky critics

LONDON (AP) — Keir Giles' first thought was that the man's cheap-looking suit didn't seem right for a private equity executive. The man seated in front of him at the London hotel claimed to live in Hong Kong, but didn't seem overly familiar with...

 
 By John Clapp    Local    April 12, 2019

Do I need God?

After pastoring for 26 years, I have gained an interesting perspective on humanity. I have seen good and bad. I have seen prosperity and poverty. I have seen joy and sorrow. I have seen gracious and selfish. Ask anyone who works in customer service...

 

Chevron vaults into new league on $33B Anadarko acquisition

Chevron is buying Anadarko Petroleum for $33 billion, energizing its oil and gas drilling capabilities in Texas and the Gulf of Mexico while vaulting itself into a new league. The combined company will remain far behind Exxon Mobil Corp. and Royal...

 

Please make the pain stop

Human suffering. In our world of internet and television, we are exposed to scenes of human suffering daily. We look around and see so many struggling with sorrow and pain. It is overwhelming at times...

 

APNewsBreak: Undercover agents target cybersecurity watchdog

NEW YORK (AP) — The researchers who reported that Israeli software was used to spy on Washington Post journalist Jamal Khashoggi's inner circle before his gruesome death are being targeted in turn by international undercover operatives, The...

 

We all suffer, but hope for Heaven is powerful

The oldest book of the Bible addresses the singular aspect that all humanity faces, that of suffering. The ancient poem of Job addresses human suffering on a level that few would ever experience. The...

 

US cybersecurity firm: Hackers stole EU diplomatic cables

LONDON (AP) — Hackers have spent years eavesdropping on the diplomatic communications of European Union officials, a U.S. cybersecurity firm said Wednesday, an operation disrupted only after researchers discovered hundreds of intercepted documents...

 

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