Seat demo aids parents
Safe Kids Oklahoma, the Moore Police Department and Nottingham Square Apartments will conduct free child car seat installations from 10 a.m. to noon Wednesday at 2444 N Nottingham Way. Technicians will show how to properly use and install child car seats, and new car seats will be available at a reduced cost. Participants should bring proof of assistance such as WIC or TANF and the child must be present.
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Black mass faces outcry
Mayor Mick Cornett’s office received more than 450 emails and calls between Wednesday and Sunday opposing the “black mass” that a satanic group plans to stage Sept. 21 at the Civic Center Music Hall in downtown Oklahoma City. Catholic Archbishop Paul Coakley criticized the event last week. Coakley said city leaders should reconsider allowing the presentation in a public building. Civic Center General Manager Jim Brown said last week that the same basic group, under different names, has leased space for similar events three times since 2010. Nobody attended the group’s the most recent “mass” Brown said.
Indian Clinic sets kids’ fair
Oklahoma City Indian Clinic will hold a back-to-school children’s health fair offering physical exams, immunizations, sports physicals, dental, vision, hearing and behavioral health screenings for patients 4 to 10 years old. The event is at 4913 W Reno Ave, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Friday and 9 to 11 a.m. Saturday. For more information call 948-4900, ext. 467, or visit okcic.com.
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Moth gets leader name
A new species of moth discovered in the Appalachian Mountains has been named in honor of a former Cherokee Nation leader, said Julie Hubbard, Cherokee Nation spokeswoman. The Cherokee Attakullakulla is a brownish white moth named for the Cherokee leader Attakullakulla, one of six Cherokee ambassadors to travel to London in 1730.
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