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Safety tips when giving kids electric toys

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Youngsters’ eyes light up each holiday season at the sight of toys. Gift-giving during the holiday season is practiced by people of various faiths and backgrounds, and the joy of giving is only increased when witnessing the excited children unwrap gifts.

Answering common questions about handwashing

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Prior to 2020, people may never have imagined they would devote so much of their focus to handwashing. But handwashing took center stage in 2020, as organizations such as the World Health Organization and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention touted it as an important safety measure against the COVID-19 virus.

Six health based resolutions

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Resolutions that focus on health and fitness are made each year. Numerous people are eager to lose weight, improve their physical fitness levels or even stop habits that can hinder their mental or physical wellness. As the new year ticks closer, individuals can explore these popular resolutions as they get on the path to better health.

Rolling on down the road; Texoma gets a Roller Derby League

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Roller skates were invented in 1743 for a performing arts show. Even though the inventor is unknown, the art of roller skating is well-known. It hit a frenzy in the 70s, 80s and touched the 90s until inline skates were born. While some women dream of lazily skating around the rink and holding their beau’s hand, other women, like Lindsey Manley and others dream of using their skates for a contact sport.

Volunteer safely during the pandemic

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Volunteers are vital to the survival of many charitable organizations. Without people willing to offer their time and expertise free of charge, many nonprofits would find it difficult, if not impossible, to meet their missions.

Holiday dinner cancelled for COVID-19

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ADA – For the first time in its history, Ada’s annual Community Thanksgiving Dinner will not take place due to safety concerns related to the Covid-19 pandemic. “We found it was prudent to forgo the Community Thanksgiving Dinner this year,” said East Central University professor Jeanene Taylor, who along with ECU’s Human Services Club has organized the dinner for years.