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- How to ID a venomous snake
STILLWATER, Okla. – Most snakes are harmless to humans. They pose no real threat, lack venom and are oftentimes very docile.
- Only seven species of snake found in Oklahoma are venomous
STILLWATER, Okla. – The vast majority of the more than 40 species of snake found in Oklahoma are nonvenomous, but that does not mean they do not strike fear in many people.
- The latest buzz on Zika and Oklahoma
STILLWATER, Okla. – Amid ongoing global concern around Zika and an anticipated spike in international travel with the Olympics set to kickoff in Brazil Aug. 5, Oklahoma State University experts are continuing to monitor mosquito populations across the state.
- Sit back, relax and enjoy the show at your local county fair
STILLWATER, Okla. – The scent of smoked turkey legs and fried…anything really… fills the air as kids and adults alike scream and giggle like 4-year-olds at their first slumber party as they wildly spin around on the Tilt-A-Whirl.
- Beware of bed bugs during summer travels
STILLWATER, Okla. – With the end of summer in sight, plenty of families will be trying to squeeze in a vacation before a new school year begins. Wherever their travels take them, Oklahomans should be on the outlook for any uninvited guests in the form of bed bugs trying to tag along for the fun.
- Hard work, dedication by Tuttle 4-H’er helped bring library to town
STILLWATER, Okla. – Beth Armstrong has always loved to read. When she moved from Norman, Oklahoma, to Tuttle, Oklahoma, in 2008, she was surprised to learn there was no public library available.
- Nutrition Facts Label getting an update
STILLWATER, Okla. – In the coming months, shoppers will begin to see a revamped Nutrition Facts Label stamped on packaged foods lining store shelves after the Food and Drug Administration approved a revised version of the label this spring.