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Through tragedy, the Oklahoma standard shines bright

STILLWATER, Okla. – The Oklahoma standard. This is a phrase that weaves itself into conversations when Oklahomans are looking directly into the face of adversity – and even when they are not. Whether spoken by those who are in need of help, or those who are stepping up to lend a hand where needed, those three words describe the very fiber of each Oklahoman.

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OSU, public libraries team up to bridge ‘digital divide’ in rural Oklahoma

OSU, public libraries team up to bridge ‘digital divide’ in rural Oklahoma

STILLWATER, Okla. – Oklahoma State University’s Division of Agricultural Sciences and Natural Resources and public libraries in four Oklahoma towns are joining forces to provide broadband access to residents in some of the state’s more rural areas.

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Extension focus on small businesses could pay big dividends

STILLWATER, Okla. - Dreaming about launching a small business or expanding an existing one and actually doing it are two very different things, right? Sure, the possibilities are endless, but figuring out the best path to success can be overwhelming.

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Shorebirds struggling to make 10,000-mile migration trip

Shorebirds struggling to make 10,000-mile migration trip

STILLWATER, Okla. – Pack your bags. You are joining up with a group of shorebirds on the nearly 10,000-mile, one-way trip from the southern tip of South America to Alaska.

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Antlers 4-H’er gives back to her community via blessing and book boxes

STILLWATER, Okla. – Although she is just 13 years old, Lauren Robertson is making a difference in her community, thanks to her involvement in 4-H and the need for a citizenship project.

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OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions

OSU team helping producers tackle farm financial decisions

STILLWATER, Okla. – A team of Oklahoma State University agricultural economists is making it easier than ever for producers to become better aware of sound farm financial planning practices and Farm Service Agency programs that may help their operational bottom line.

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Drought is everyone's concern

Drought is everyone's concern

STILLWATER, Okla. – It is unlikely a wheat producer living in rural Oklahoma and an accountant comfortably settled in one of the state’s urban centers will view drought in the same way.

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A beautiful nightmare

STILLWATER, Okla. – There are plenty of reasons people choose to plant Bradford pear trees on their property. They are the same reasons cities, parks, grocery stores and neighborhoods line roadways with them.

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Containers add a touch of whimsy to your gardening efforts

STILLWATER, Okla. – Gardens are a wonderful addition to any home. Dressing up the landscape certainly adds to the curb appeal when flower beds are filled with a colorful assortment of perennials, annuals, shrubs and even vegetables.

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Another drought? Well, maybe.

Another drought? Well, maybe.

Say the word drought and for some people it immediately conjures up images of long, hot summers or, for others, it may trigger reminders of the brutal 1930s Dust Bowl. However, the hard, uncomfortable truth is Oklahoma is always a few weeks away from being at the mercy of this weather phenomenon and the potentially devastating impacts it can leave in its wake.

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