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April 17, 2014

Last week’s filing for state, federal and county offices produced some surprises. U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine, R-Okla., was re-elected as he did not draw an opponent from either major party. Published rumors of a well-funded Republican primary opponent were unfounded. […]

April 17, 2014

STILLWATER – Gardeners all across the state are preparing soil, starting seeds or shopping for plants in preparation for a new gardening season. As the weather begins to warm up, gardening enthusiasts will start to see an increase in outdoor […]

April 17, 2014

(PRNewswire) – In a report by HomeownersInsurance.com, Oklahoma ranked as the most expensive state to insure a home. The report shows that homeowners in the state are paying $1,564, on average, for homeowners insurance. The data is based on the […]

April 17, 2014

Thousands of supporters, students, staff, parents and other well-wishers attended the groundbreaking ceremony March 13 for the new campus of Rejoice Christian Schools in Owasso. The new debt-free campus is possible due to a $50 million donation from the Gibbs […]

April 17, 2014

The World War II Holocaust is most often seen through a Jewish lens. However, many people are unaware that of the 11 million people who died in the Holocaust, five million were not Jewish. In fact, the first group targeted […]

April 17, 2014

An upcoming feature film, Mekko, will be produced in Oklahoma, according to Chief Film LLC and the Oklahoma Film & Music Office. The film tells the story of Mekko, a homeless Native American parolee trying to find his way in […]

April 17, 2014

Seven out of nine city councilors filed for re-election Monday, the first of three days of filing. The Tulsa Beacon will have the complete list in the April 24 edition. A primary election will be June 24 and a runoff, […]

March 27, 2014

Approval of the two propositions on the April 1 ballot would increase sales taxes and grow the size of county government by spending millions on new jail facilities and a new juvenile center. The proposed tax increase is supported by […]

March 27, 2014

The Tulsa Metropolitan Utility Authority wants to raise Tulsa sewer rates almost by double digits. The TMUA will seek a sewer rate increase of up to 9.75 percent plus a water rate increase of 7 percent for the next fiscal […]

March 27, 2014

Tulsa Superintendent Keith Ballard, who about makes five times more than a starting degreed teacher, has canceled classes March 31 to help the teachers lobby for more pay. Conservatives within the Legislature say part of the problem with public education […]