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10 Commandments Monument removed under cover of darkness

 

OKLAHOMA CITY — Under the cover of darkness surrounded by armed security, government workers removed the Ten Commandments Monument from the State Capitol Monday night. The liberal Oklahoma Supreme Court had ordered its removal because the justices believe no religious symbols can be displayed on public property. Earlier on Monday, barricades were placed around the […]

Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz resigns after grand jury indictments

 

Embattled Tulsa County Sheriff Stanley Glanz will resign following the release of two misdemeanor indictments and a recommendation of removing him from office as a result of a grand jury investigation. A third indictment, which was sealed, was also returned by the grand jury September 30. The grand jury was triggered after Reserve Deputy Robert […]

Citizens to PSO: stop installation of smart meters

 

In light of a pending decision to saddle PSO customers with a new set of arbitrary fees, the Tulsa 9.12 Project, a conservative grassroots organization, is requesting the Oklahoma Attorney General Scott Pruitt to establish a moratorium on further installation of the problematic utility or water meters (smart meters). PSO is seeking permission from the […]

Tulsa finally begins enforcing certain DT parking meters

 

The City of Tulsa has finally begun enforcement for metered parking in the Brady Arts District Downtown as part of a parking meter pilot program. By ordinance, metered parking throughout downtown, including the Brady Arts District and the Hillcrest Hospital District can be enforced Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. Parking inspectors will […]

Insurance Department hosts forums

 

The Oklahoma Insurance Department and the National Council on Compensation Insurance (NCCI) will host two forums on workers’ compensation on Oct. 21 in Oklahoma City and in Tulsa on Oct. 22. “It is important that the workers’ compensation community stay up-to-date,” Insurance Commissioner John D. Doak said. “These events are packed with information that will […]

Tulsa Police Academy has training

 

The Council on Law Enforcement Education and Training (CLEET) has granted the Tulsa Police Department permission to implement a yearlong pilot program to train peace officers in a basic police academy within the Tulsa region. As part of a pilot program, the City of Tulsa and the Tulsa Police Department will introduce a Regional Police […]

It’s time for prewinter landscaping

    

STILLWATER – With the cooler temperature in Oklahoma, many people are ready to put out their hay bales, scarecrows and pumpkins to decorate for the fall season. While thinking about the decorations, it also is a great time to think about fall and winter landscaping needs. Weeds interfere with the beauty of your landscape and […]

Asset forfeiture subject of recent poll

 

Sen. Kyle D. Loveless, R-Oklahoma City,  joined with the Oklahoma Council of Public Affairs, the Oklahoma Policy Institute and the American Civil Liberties Union of Oklahoma at the state Capitol to release the results of a recent poll commissioned by OCPA and OKPolicy. The poll, conducted by SoonerPoll, asked participants a series of questions relating […]

Lt. Gov. Lamb to honor WWII veterans

 

Oklahoma Lt. Gov. Todd Lamb will speak here on Oct. 10 at a luncheon to honor World War II veterans. University Village Retirement Community will host a celebration in honor of World War II Veterans on Oct. 10 from 11 a.m.-1 p.m. at the Crowne Plaza Tulsa-Southern Hills at 7902 South Lewis Ave. There will […]

Dry September after wet spring

 

Oklahoma is experiencing some drought, thanks to a dry and hot September, according to state climatologist Gary McManus of the Oklahoma Mesonet and Oklahoma Climatological Survey. Flash drought continued to spread across southern Oklahoma and had enveloped nearly 17 percent of the state by the end of September. According to preliminary data from the Oklahoma […]