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Virginia court upholds Oklahoma argument

July 12, 2013

OKLAHOMA CITY – A decision this week by the Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals backs Oklahoma’s argument in the state’s health care case that it has the right to sue the federal government over the law’s large employer mandate.
The Virginia case involved whether Liberty University had “standing” to sue the federal government over the health care mandate and whether the Anti-Injunction Act applied to the case. The State of Oklahoma has argued the same issues in federal court in its lawsuit against an IRS rule that goes outside of the law.

Choctaw Nation gifts Salvation Army

July 12, 2013

A gift of $50,000 was presented to the Salvation Army from the Choctaw Nation to assist with ongoing relief efforts for victims of the tornados that ravaged the central Oklahoma area this Spring. The money was raised through a week of fuel sales and donations at the Choctaw Travel Plazas in southeast Oklahoma. Profits for that designated week’s gas sales were allocated for the disaster relief.   

Magic Archeologist a hit at Buckley

July 12, 2013

The Magic Archeologist visited Buckley Public Library Wednesday and showed the many surprises he had dug up in his explorations. In the afternoon Steve Crawford shared many sleight of hand actions with the teen Summer Reading Program participants. Buckley Summer Reading Programs are sponsored by Southeast Public Library System of Oklahoma, the Oklahoma Department of Libraries, Institute of Museum and Library Studies and local sponsors. Programs will continue until July 31.

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