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Healthcare Worker Talks about Her Experience with the COVID Vaccine

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With distribution underway and plentiful discussion surrounding the COVID vaccines, Mercy Hospital registered nurse Casandra Oakes talks about what her experience getting the vaccine was like. With the strain COVID has had on her workplace, such as a lack of beds and having to send patients to other cities to be treated, Oaks said she views this vaccine as a symbol of hope.

Weekly Coronavirus Updates

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The U.S. is entering the second month of the biggest vaccination effort in history with a major expansion of the campaign, opening football stadiums, major league ballparks, fairgrounds and convention centers to inoculate a larger and more diverse pool of people.

National Gas Prices

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Oklahoma gas prices have risen 5.0 cents per gallon in the past week, averaging $2.00/g today, according to GasBuddy's daily survey of 2,294 stations. Gas prices in Oklahoma are 15.3 cents per gallon higher than a month ago and stand 25.0 cents per gallon lower than a year ago.

Extension Corner: Finding Happiness in the New Year

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As a glass-half-full kind of person, I’m of the opinion that at least we (somewhat) survived and have 2020 behind us. It certainly had its share of challenges that are still lingering and it’s pretty clear we could all use a fresh start.

Lunchtime Learning Sessions Announced for 2021

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The Blaine County OSU Extension Center will be offering Lunchtime Learning Sessions once a month in each county for the new year. Sessions will be held from noon to 1 p.m. at the Watonga Library in Blaine County.

City of Watonga Changes to Municipal Government

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On June 11, 2019 the Citizens of Watonga voted to approve the transition in the form of government, from an aldermanic form of government to a council-manager form of government. Since then, the current City Council has worked to prepare for this transition.

SENIOR CENTER NEWS

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I Everyone! It’s good to be back with you. I’ve been to the Center a couple of times recently.