Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Energy experts say increasing Oklahoma's use of renewable energy could have tremendous benefits for the state, but policymakers say mandates aren't the way to achieve that goal.
At a forum on energy policy Monday at Oklahoma Christian University, House Speaker Chris Benge described renewable portfolio standards as a "non-starter" in the Oklahoma Legislature.
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Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma bracing for tough flu season
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) With Oklahoma already among the states hardest hit by swine flu, state health officials are bracing for even more problems once the traditional seasonal flu season begins in about a month.
Two deaths in Oklahoma have been blamed on the swine flu, or novel H1N1 virus, and nearly 30 people have been hospitalized so far this month, including 13 children.
Miami, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Ottawa County prosecutor has filed 10 counts of negligent homicide against the tractor-trailer driver who triggered a deadly pile-up on the Will Rogers Turnpike. Donald Creed was behind the wheel of a rig that plowed into a line of stopped cars June 26. Ten people were killed.
Tulsa, OK – On Saturday, September 26th at River Parks 41st Street Plaza, the Ozone Alert! Program will host a come-and-go End of Season event to celebrate the successful ozone season. The 19th Ozone Alert! Season officially ends with the Tulsa area staying off the Environmental Protection Agency's dirty air list. The end event will celebrate the choices that Tulsan's made all summer long have to keep our air healthy.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Sports Commission and the University of Tulsa today announced Tulsa's selection to host a 2011 NCAA First-Second Round Division I Men's Basketball tournament at the BOK Center.
The Tulsa Sports Commission and host partner, the University of Tulsa, submitted a bid in May and hosted a site visit in August. In a news release from the NCAA Division I Men's Basketball Committee, the current chair, Dan Guerrero, director of athletics at UCLA, estimated approximately 70 cities submitted bids.