DURANT, OK - We all know next Monday is Memorial Day. But did you know it's also World No Tobacco Day? The Oklahoma Department of Health tells us to celebrate, Westside Family Dentistry in Durant will be performing free oral health screenings on Tuesday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
To schedule an appointment call 580-924-1234.
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By Noah Browning AQQABA, West Bank (Reuters) - A silvery green olive grove set in the red soil of a Palestinian village is a crime scene - testament to a practice so sensitive that it is spoken of only in whispers. One night in late November, Rasha Abu Ara, a 32-year-old mother of five, was beaten to death and strung from a gnarled tree branch as a gruesome badge of "family honor" restored. The rise has led Palestinians to question hidebound laws they say are lax on killers, as well as a reluctance to name and shame in the media and society, which may contribute to a feeling of impunity among perpetrators. "But, it's standard." A week after the crime, Aqqaba mayor Jamal Abu Ara, who is a member of the victim's extended family, and his brothers sat in their village home, smoking cigarettes and choosing their words carefully.