Oklahoma City, OK – Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn Coffee and House Speaker Chris Benge urged Oklahoma's Attorney General on Monday to file suit against the federal government, challenging the constitutionality of yesterday's health care legislation.
Public Radio Tulsa – Public Radio 89.5 KWGS is the winner of the 2009 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Metro Radio Feature Single Award. News Director John Durkee produced the story on Tulsa's new homeless and the work of the Salvation Army. John was given the award at the OAB convention in Oklahoma City on March 19, 2010. Listen Now to this award-winning story.
Afton, OK – New owner of resort on Grand Lake unveils plans
AFTON, Okla. (AP) Tulsa businessman Eddy Gibbs says he has big plans for the Grand Lake resort once known as Shangri-La, which he bought earlier this month. It's been called The Peninsula Resort and Club since 2005, but Gibbs said at a meeting in Afton that it would once again be called Shangri-La.
Oklahoma City, OK – 3 earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey reports recording three earthquakes in central Oklahoma in a span of less than seven hours.
A 3.7 magnitude quake was recorded near Prague in Lincoln County about 9:35 p.m. Sunday. That was followed by a 2.7 magnitude quake in the same area about 3:20 a.m. Monday and a 2.8 magnitude quake in the area just after 4:15 Monday morning.
Tulsa, OK – Emergency medical officials responded to a rash of motor vehicle crashes during the late morning and early afternoon hours Saturday, as wintry precipitation began to impact travel. EMSA experienced higher than normal call volume between 9 a.m. and 1:30 p.m. During the 4.5 hour span, EMSA paramedics provided care to 14 people hurt in crashes and four individuals who suffered injuries after falling on wet or snowy surfaces. None of the patients sustained life-threatening injuries.