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This weekend, August 2 - 4, 2013, is Oklahoma's Sales Tax Holiday weekend.
Beginning at 12:01 am on Friday, August 2, 2013 and ending at twelve midnight on Sunday, August 4, 2013, Oklahoma will hold a sales tax holiday giving shoppers the opportunity to purchase certain clothing and shoes free of sales tax. This includes state and any local sales taxes.
Born in Oklahoma and raised in Tulsa, songwriter and multi-instrumentalist J. J. Cale died last week at the age of 74.
NPR's Dan Bobkoff writes, "His music took the edges off honky-tonk and blues, dressed them in a smoking jacket and ascot, and made them smooth." You can hear Cale's smoking jacket and ascot adorned combination of blues, country, and rock on these cds:
I spend a lot of time writing about books that I’ve recently finished. Many of these titles are newly published, which means that they likely have a long list of holds at the library. Considering that you might want to check out some titles after reading about them, I thought I’d do an overview of some of my favorite titles that are a little older and less in demand—although no less impressive or enjoyable! All annotations are from NoveList.
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