Oklahoma City – Gov. Mary Fallin has signed eight bills that she says help fulfill her campaign promise to make Oklahoma a more business friendly state and reduce the size and cost of state government.
Fallin signed the bills Tuesday with GOP legislative leaders watching. They're intended to overhaul the state's workers' compensation laws, consolidate state agencies and information technology services, and create a fund the governor can access to help lure businesses to the state.
Grove, OK – Buildings damaged when storms hit Delaware Co.
GROVE, Okla. (AP) The National Weather Service says a possible tornado struck in Delaware County where homes and buildings were damaged, but no injuries reported.
Meteorologist Joe Sellers in Tulsa says investigators will tour the area in northern Delaware County Monday to determine if it was a tornado that struck Sunday night. He says several mobile homes near West Siloam Springs were damaged.
Joplin, MO – NEW: Official: Tornado hits hospital in Joplin, Mo.
JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) Authorities say a tornado has hit a Joplin hospital and caused the roofs of two city fire stations to collapse.
Jasper County Emergency Management Director Keith Stammer says a tornado hit the St. John's Regional Medical Center on the city's south side. He said there are multiple reports of injuries from the twister that struck around 6 p.m. Sunday.