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- Preventing outdoor falls in the winter
STILLWATER, Okla. – Slips and falls can happen so fast, especially outside in snowy or icy conditions. Of course, there are no guarantees against the occasional accident, but taking a few simple precautions could cut the chances of taking a tumble while outdoors this winter.
- Be safe when using electric space heaters
STILLWATER, Okla. – When families want to ward off winter’s chill in a specific part of the home, electric space heaters may be good option.
- Used safely, fuel-burning appliances make it easy to chase away the chill
STILLWATER, Okla. – Fuel-burning appliances such as fireplaces and wood stoves are popular and reliable ways to chase away winter’s chill. However, operating these types of appliances, especially this time of year, does come with some risks.
- First-of-its-kind 4-H camp is big success
STILLWATER, Okla. – Going to a 4-H camp has long been a favorite activity of club members around the state. However, this opportunity has posed somewhat of a challenge for some 4-H’ers – until now.
- Food safety concerns during a power outage
STILLWATER, Okla. – Extreme weather is as much a part of Oklahoma as the waving wheat and the wind coming right behind the rain. Tornadoes and scorching temperatures are not at all unusual, and neither is frigid cold weather.
- Internet options for low-income households exist in Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. – Life in the 21st century has increasingly become interdependent with internet access, yet the cost of maintaining a monthly connection exceeds what far-too-many Oklahomans can afford, helping to promote a very real “digital divide.”
- Checking your credit after the holidays
STILLWATER, Okla. – It is hard enough to think about what is going to happen during the always hectic holiday season, let alone what to do after the wrapping paper stops flying and the refrigerator is bursting with leftovers. However, one task that should be at the top of everyone’s post-holiday to-do list is checking their credit report.