Muskogee, OK – MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Muskogee school officials say three elementary school students were hospitalized after a car hit the school bus they were riding. District Transportation Director Anne Henry says none of the injuries are serious. Police say the driver of the car ran a stop light and hit the bus yesterday morning.
Information from: Muskogee Phoenix, http://www.muskogeephoenix.com
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Metro Chamber of Commerce and 34 regional partners announced the current status of the top initiatives it is collectively championing at the state capitol.
1)-Gilcrease Expressway 2)-OSU Medical Center Funding 3)-A study on municipal finances 4)-Race to the Top Education funding 5)-Oklahoma Workers' Compensation Reform 6)-Institution of a provider fee that would help maximize federal matching funds.
The list was announced in a news conference at the Summit Club in downtown Tulsa.
Pryor, OK – 100 people will soon be out of work at Pryor's Gatorade plant. The facility opened less than three years ago. A news release from the company says the decision to close the plant was not easy, but was necessary considering the overall market conditions.
Manufacturing work has already ceased at the plant The facility will be mothballed in about three months. Gatorade is owned by PepsiCo. The plant cost $180-million and was PepsiCo's largest Gatorade facility.
Tulsa, OK – A sealed corridor of five railroad crossings downtown has been completed. This sealed corridor consists of new gates installed where the Burlington Northern Santa Fe Railroad intersects with Greenwood Avenue, Elgin Avenue, Cheyenne Avenue, Elwood Avenue and Guthrie Avenue.