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Oklahoma's Patti Page: November 8, 1927 - January 1, 2013

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Patti Page, grammy-winning singer with a voice described as "silky" and "comforting," was born Clara Ann Fowler in Claremore, Oklahoma and graduated from Tulsa's Webster High School. She died earlier this week in California.

City of Tulsa Neighborhood Meetings Scheduled

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City of Tulsa representatives will meet with community and neighborhood leaders and any interested citizens to discuss community needs and priorities for federal funding for programs and projects in the coming year.

The meetings will all be at 6 p.m. on the following dates and locations.

Help for Oklahomans Facing Foreclosure

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Homeowners who are facing mortgage troubles or foreclosure may qualify for legal aid. The Oklahoma Attorney General's Office and Legal Aid Services are providing free legal assistance through the program Resolution Oklahoma.

Oklahomans with lower incomes or seniors should first contact Legal Aid Services at 888-534-5243 to learn if they qualify for the income-based assistance. Homeowners who don't meet the income-based need guidelines can still apply for a voucher worth up to $5,000 in legal services, according to Attorney General Scott Pruitt.

cliff averted... mid fall

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Well, Congress did it... in mid-fall our lawmakers managed to broker a deal and leverage a vote all to keep the United States from hitting the bottom.

Connect Through the Written Word

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If you have ever received a letter in the mail or a nice holiday greeting, you know how nice it feels. For many people it can be an intimidating task to write a letter, send a greeting card or address an envelope. Tutors, this might be a good opportunity to talk about writing with your adult learner and offer your assistance. The winter holiday season provides the perfect setting to connect with people far (or near) through written communication.

It’s always a good time to write to someone and it does not need to be complicated. To whom will you write?

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