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Fireworks fun requires caution

More than a year of COVID-19 precautions and vaccinations has Oklahomans looking to Independence Day as a fireworks-punctuated opportunity to reconnect with friends and neighbors. That enthusiasm could leave the community open to other risks: accidental injuries and fires.
Using a fire extinguisher

Fri, Sep 07, 2018

It only takes a short, few minutes for a spark to grow into a blaze. Knowing when and how to use a fire extinguisher can help save lives and property.

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Evacuating in the event of wildfire

Fri, Sep 07, 2018

Wildfires can be unpredictable, but there are a few ways families can prepare ahead of time in case they need to quickly, safely evacuate.

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Preparing financially for emergencies

Fri, Sep 07, 2018

Preparing ahead of possible disasters involves more than putting together an emergency kit and making an emergency plan. It also involves making sure your money and assets are protected.

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Extension providing help and hope through poverty simulation

Thu, Aug 23, 2018

OSU Cooperative Extension and the Salvation Army partnered recently to lead a poverty simulation to give participants a chance to experience living on the poverty line.

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Planning ahead can help families manage back-to-school costs and stress

Mon, Jul 23, 2018

As the back-to-school season ramps up, doing some advanced planning will help parents and students get down to the business of heading back into the classroom without busting the budget or stressing out.

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New-school-year jitters are normal for students and parents

Mon, Jul 23, 2018

While a new school year is bound to create lots of anticipation for Oklahoma students and their parents, it also is likely everyone is a little nervous, too.

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Safely celebrating Independence Day with fireworks

Wed, Jun 27, 2018

Following a few easy safety precautions will help ensure accidents and injuries do not dampen the Independence Day fireworks fun.

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