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      Oklahoma Groups, Speakers Commemorate White Cane Safety Day

      OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma groups are marking White Cane Safety Day to help remind motorists that blind pedestrians have the right of way.

      A ceremony is set for 1:30 p.m. Monday at the Outlet Shoppes at Oklahoma City, with NewView Oklahoma, the Heartland Council of the Blind, and the U.S. Veterans Administration.Participants will hear from a number of speakers, including Oklahoma House Speaker Kris Steele.NewView Oklahoma employs more than 70 blind and visually impaired people in a range of occupations.NewView is a private, nonprofit organization and used to be known as the Oklahoma League for the Blind.
      (Copyright 2012 The Associated Press. All rights reserved. This material may not be published, broadcast, rewritten or redistributed.)
      10/15/2012 3:40:23 AM (GMT -5:00)

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