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THE NORTHERN

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Oklahoma Humane Society is no longer accepting aluminum cans due to no longer having the time, volunteers or resources anymore. Cans can be taken to the Recycling Center, Ponca Iron and Metal or to the First Lutheran School parking lot to benefit BSA Troop 524.
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COVID results

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One more death has been reported in Kay County due to COVID-19, a male in the age 50-64 age range, bringing the death toll to eight. As of Wednesday morning, a total of 17,893 people have tested positive for the virus and another 407 Oklahomans have died.
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School district gets grant money

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On July 1, 2020, the Ponca City Public School District was notified that they were 1 of 150 schools awarded Incentive Grant funds to help mitigate the impact of COVID-19 through June 30 of 2021. The competitive grant consisted of $8 million dollars set-aside in the Elementary and Secondary School Emergency Relief (ESSER) Funds from the Governor’s Emergency Education Relief (GEER) Fund, which are components of the CARES Act.