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Newton discusses education funding at Chamber breakfast Friday


February 18, 2018

Lynn L. Martin

Carl Newton

Fresh from a week in the hospital, Oklahoma Representative Carl Newton (R-House District 58), spoke to a crowd in Alva Friday morning at the Chamber of Commerce's monthly "Eggs & Issues" breakfast.

"If you ever wanted to know what your representative looks like on painkillers, I'm here," Newton said, to laughter from the crowd. "I just got out of the hospital yesterday afternoon, so don't ask me any tough questions, please. My mind is a little thick."

Despite the painkillers, he was happy to be bringing good news.

"The nice thing is, our economy is turning around," he said. "We lack $4...

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