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Freedom anniversaries

Happy Anniversary To Nov. 15: Mr. & Mrs. Donald Reutlinger Nov. 23: Mr. & Mrs. Terry Welty Nov. 30: Mr. & Mrs. Tracy Walker (Note: Send corrections, additions to: freedomcallnews@gmail.com or call 800-305-2111)...

 

Freedom birthdays

Happy Birthday To Nov. 14: Jared Wise, Kay Scates, Don Reutlinger, Barrett Bradt Nov. 15: Danny Whittet, Jennifer Thorton Nov. 16: Darrel DeVine, Angela Sample, David Kirkpatrick, Dalton Hughes Nov. 17: Greg Ledford, Dayna Boham Nov. 18: Natalie...

 

Freedom United Methodist Church news

On Veterans Day Sunday, Nov. 10, the order of services at the Freedom United Methodist Church was: Prelude by Janell Reutlinger Nov. 17 there will be a Thanksgiving Dinner at the Baptist Church in Mooreland at 6:30 p.m. Nov. 21 there will be a...

 

BJCC honors veterans

Staff, volunteer and inmate veterans were honored at a celebration of those in faithful service at Bill Johnson Correctional Center in Alva. Several guests attended to enjoy the program. Veterans Day... Full story

 

Gun rights activist facing charges for rifle in restaurant

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A gun rights activist accused of illegally taking a rifle into an Oklahoma City restaurant is facing a felony charge. Timothy A. Harper, 52, was arrested Tuesday after he violated a state law that bars possessing or carrying a...

 

Oklahoma City police fatally shoot suspect in death of clerk

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma City police say a man suspected of fatally shooting a convenience store clerk during a robbery was himself fatally shot minutes later. Police Capt. Larry Withrow says 39-year-old Justin Anderson was shot to death...

 

County agrees to pay $10M to settle Oklahoma jail death suit

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Officials have agreed to settle a lawsuit over the death of a 37-year-old man, who died in 2011 after lying naked in a Tulsa County, Oklahoma, jail cell for five days with a broken neck. Documents filed in federal court in...

 

Chinese citizen pleads guilty to theft of trade secrets

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a Chinese national employed by a U.S. petroleum company has pleaded guilty in federal court to stealing trade secrets from his employer. Authorities say 35-year-old Hongjin Tan pleaded guilty on Tuesday...

 

Oklahoma prosecutors question proposal to free more inmates

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma’s district attorneys are raising concerns about a proposed new ballot measure aimed at further reducing the state’s prison population. In a statement late Tuesday, Oklahoma District Attorneys Association President...

 

Santa Claus back at work in Germany answering Christmas mail

HIMMELPFORT, Germany (AP) — Santa Claus is at it again, answering thousands of Christmas letters from children around the world at a special post office in the northern German town of Himmelpfort. As part of the annual event organized by...

 

US court rules Kentucky man can get 'IM GOD' license plate

FRANKFORT, Ky. (AP) — A federal court is allowing a Kentucky man to personalize a license plate with the phrase "IM GOD” after a three-year legal battle over the custom engraving. Court documents show Ben Hart, a self-identified atheist, set out...

 

Rescue: 'Unicorn' puppy doesn't notice 'tail' growth on head

JACKSON, Mo. (AP) — A rescued puppy is attracting a lot of attention because of his resemblance to a unicorn. The nearly 10-week-old puppy, named Narwhal, has a tail-like appendage growing from his forehead. Narwhal was rescued over the weekend...

 

NJ will trap turkeys troubling Jersey Shore neighborhood

TOMS RIVER, N.J. (AP) — New Jersey has drumsticked up a plan to deal with flocks of wild turkeys that are ruffling some feathers in a Jersey Shore neighborhood. And it doesn’t involve them winding up on dinner plates in two weeks. The state...

 

Hawaii man proposes to girlfriend while surfing

HONOLULU (AP) — A Hawaii man was surfing with his girlfriend when — instead of hanging 10 — he knelt down on one knee on his board and proposed. Hawaii News Now reported that Lauren Oiye said yes just before Chris Garth dropped the ring in the...

 

Beer insulting California utility PG&E brews backlash

SANTA ROSA, Calif. (AP) — Anger over devastating California wildfires sparked by Pacific Gas & Electric power lines is coming to a head — in a beer. And an outcry is brewing. Steve Doty, owner of Shady Oak brewery in Santa Rosa, announced a new...

 

Israel, Islamic Jihad truce appears holding despite rockets

GAZA CITY, Gaza Strip (AP) — A cease-fire between Israel and Gaza’s Islamic Jihad militant group appeared to be holding Thursday despite an earlier barrage of rocket fire that briefly disrupted a truce to end two days of intense fighting that...

 

Despite female push, Garth Brooks bests Underwood at CMAs

The Country Music Association Awards almost fully honored and highlighted the women of country music — whose songs have been heavily dismissed on country radio over the years — until two words were uttered when they named its entertainer of the...

 

AP-NORC/USA Facts poll: Americans struggle to ID true facts

By NICHOLAS RICCARDI and HANNAH FINGERHUT Associated Press WASHINGTON (AP) — A new poll from The Associated Press-NORC Center for Public Affairs Research and USA Facts finds that regardless of political belief, many Americans say they have a hard...

 

Battle lines harden as Trump impeachment inquiry goes public

WASHINGTON (AP) — With historic impeachment hearings underway, Democrats and Republicans are hardening their arguments over the actions of President Donald Trump as they set out to win over a deeply polarized American public. Democrats say...

 

AP Exclusive: Data shows upswing in child exploitation cases

WASHINGTON (AP) — Homeland Security investigators who uncover child exploitation initiated more than 4,000 cases around the world in the 2019 budget year, resulting in thousands of arrests and the identification of more than 1,000 victims, accordin...

 

Power struggle in Bolivia: Añez at home vs Morales in exile

LA PAZ, Bolivia (AP) — Where does the power line stand in crisis-torn Bolivia? Jeanine Añez, the Senate leader who has claimed the interim presidency of the Andean country, seems to have the backing of the police, the military and the Roman Cathol...

 

Ex-Massachusetts Gov. Patrick announces Dem presidential bid

WASHINGTON (AP) — Former Massachusetts Gov. Deval Patrick announced Thursday he is running for president, making a late entry into the Democratic race less than three months before primary voting begins. In an announcement video, Patrick...

 

Walmart hires off-duty officers ahead of El Paso reopening

EL PASO, Texas (AP) — Walmart has quietly hired off-duty officers at its stores in El Paso, Texas, where a gunman police say targeted Mexicans opened fire in a store in August and killed 22 people. Walmart plans Thursday to reopen the store where...

 

Old dogs, new tricks: 10,000 pets needed for science

SEATTLE (AP) — Can old dogs teach us new tricks? Scientists are looking for 10,000 pets for the largest-ever study of aging in canines. They hope to shed light on human longevity too. The project will collect a pile of pooch data: vet records, DNA...

 

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