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Crews Cleaning Up 42,000 Gallon Oil Spill Near Cushing

Cleanup is underway near Cushing, after a pipeline ruptured sending 1,000 barrels of crude oil into a nearby creek. Holly Energy Partners said its Osage Pipeline ruptured about a month ago and released about 42,000 gallons of oil into Skull Creek, which feeds into the Cimarron River. The company said...
CUSHING, OK
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Oil Spill Leaks Into Skull Creek Near Cushing; EPA Leading Clean-Up Effort

Crews are working to clean up an oil spill northeast of Cushing in Payne County. According to the Pipeline and Hazardous Materials Safety Administration, on July 8th the Osage Pipeline owned by Holly Energy Partners ruptured, releasing around 1,000 barrels of crude oil into Skull Creek. They say the pipeline was fixed ten days late and is back in service at 20 percent less pressure. A huge cleanup led by the EPA is now underway.
CUSHING, OK
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Oil company agrees to $850k settlement for 2016 Oklahoma earthquake damages

Residents around Pawnee and Cushing are one step closer to winning a class-action settlement involving earthquake damage. The lawsuit was filed following two 2016 earthquakes — one of which set a state record for the largest magnitude ever recorded. The wastewater disposal well operator Eagle Road Oil LLC agreed...
PAWNEE, OK
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Hartke, Orlando, Poston, Encinas win

It’s unknown how much the push for a non-discrimination ordinance to protect Chandler’s LGBTQ+ community played in last week’s election, but the outcome likely assures that Chandler will adopt that ordinance in the near future. The candidates who won the election the five-way race for three City...
CHANDLER, OK
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Oil company agrees to $850k settlement for 2016 Oklahoma earthquake damages

Residents around Pawnee and Cushing are one step closer to winning a class-action settlement involving earthquake damage. The lawsuit was filed following two 2016 earthquakes — one of which set a state record for the largest magnitude ever recorded. The wastewater disposal well operator Eagle Road Oil LLC agreed...
CUSHING, OK
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John Jacob Allen

John Jacob Allen was born on November 2, 1941, in Stroud, Oklahoma, to Anderson and Rose Irene Allen. He departed this life on July 26, 2022, in Cushing, Oklahoma, at the age of 80. John grew up in Stroud, Oklahoma, and attended Stroud Schools. After school, he went to work....
STROUD, OK
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Pedestrian killed in fatal car crash at Seminole Co.

SEMINOLE COUNTY, Okla. (KXII) - An Okemah man was found dead after a vehicle collision Monday afternoon. Oklahoma Troopers said Debra Wilkerson, 68, of Okemah, was driving a Nissan Altima southbound on 11167 Oklahoma State Highway 56 approximately .8 miles north of Cromwell when she struck a pedestrian walking southbound around 4 p.m.
OKEMAH, OK
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LISTEN: Monica Taylor, “Train Take Me Away”

In Their Words: “I think this is my homage to my older family members who took to the trains during the Great Depression to find work… and the coming home, not ever wanting to leave home again. Jimmy LaFave called me one day years ago and asked if I had a song for a children’s album. I said I’d think about it and decided to write a song with states and things that they are known for, with a Woody Guthrie spin on it, as I have written songs before. The album he had heard about had all the songs it needed before he even suggested it, so I just started to play it at home.
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