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Smoky haze greets drivers to downtown Tulsa

It’s a bad sign, stepping out of the front door into a strong odor of grassfire. Or maybe it’s housefire. Hard to tell the difference before that first cup of coffee. The City of Tulsa has posted a notice that … Continue reading

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Texas, Oklahoma burn-bans cramp grillers.

An extreme heat alert can be dealt with, but you take away a man’s God-given right to outdoor grilling, and there is heck to pay. Such is the state of affairs across much of the MidSouth, where extreme drought conditions … Continue reading

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Texas Governor Rick Perry Blasts Obama for Ignoring Fires.

While Oklahoma and Arkansas residents worry about too much rainwater, Texas is still operating under a burn ban that covers most of the state – 211 of the 254 counties – still suffering under drought conditions and grassland fires. Texas … Continue reading

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Wet Tuesday Reduces Fire Danger

They’d love to have it in Western Oklahoma: a day of on and off showers. It might even be worth the risk of some embedded heavy storms. Landowners are trying controlled burns in the western part of Oklahoma, as continuing … Continue reading

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