OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Activists plan to hold a demonstration calling for "Clean Energy and Peace" when President Obama visits Oklahoma.
The Peace House says protesters will call on the president to end the war in Afghanistan and ignore the calls to seek solutions that don't involve the military to Iran's possible nuclear capabilities. The activists also say they want the federal budget's priorities to be refocused on ending wars and serving human needs.
Obama is scheduled to arrive in Oklahoma City Wednesday night before visiting an oil hub near Cushing on Thursday.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The National Weather Service office in Tulsa reports receiving several phone calls from residents who mistook a strong clap of thunder for an earthquake.
Meteorologist Pete Snyder says he felt his south Tulsa home shake during the thunder Tuesday morning and that people from across the Tulsa metro area called the weather service to ask if it was an earthquake.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Authorities say no injuries have been reported as possible tornadoes moved through southwestern Oklahoma.
Beckham County Emergency Management Director Lonnie Risenhoover says a large storm touched down south of Carter Sunday night and a twister was spotted near Retrop in the southeastern part of the county.
In Greer County, emergency management director Glynadee Edwards said a possible tornado damaged power lines near Willow, but officials hadn't received reports of injuries or additional damage.
The remains of a U.S. Army private arrive at Dover Air Force Base for a transfer ceremony last November. The mortuary at Dover Air Force Base has come under accusations that body parts of the nation's war dead were cremated and the ashes dumped in a Virginia landfill.
The Office of Special Counsel, an independent federal investigative agency, said Friday that Quinton Keel had resigned and that it is in touch with Air Force officials about their final decisions on disciplinary action against the two other accused officials.