A while back I met a man who loved his family, his community and seemed happy with just about every aspect of his life. What surprised an acquaintance of mine,

By Congressman Tom Cole

It is often said that the United States is a nation of immigrants. Indeed, other than our Native American population, that is true.

Hamburgers, hotdogs, homemade ice cream, and lots of time with cousins and the nighttime sky filled with fireworks marked my family’s annual celebration of the Declaration of Independence. The celebration was of not just any declaration.

Hopefully, by now you have noticed the “new look” to our paper this week. A few of the changes may be readily noticeable, but some other changes you may not notice initially.

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