Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma State University at Tulsa Board of Trustees has approved businessman Howard Barnett to be the school's new president.
Barnett was one of two final candidates for the position that was created when Gary Trennepohl announced in March he would return to the OSU faculty full time. University of Kansas administrator Bob Clark was the other finalist.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A preliminary report by federal investigators says a small plane that crashed in a Tulsa park clipped a radio tower's steel guy wire before slamming into the ground and bursting into flames.
All five on board were killed in the Saturday morning crash.
The National Transportation Safety Board released its preliminary report on the crash Wednesday.
Tulsa, OK – Okla says case supports illegal immigrants law
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma attorneys say a recent federal court decision supports a state law requiring companies that do business with the state to use a federal database to verify their workers and contractors are eligible to work in the U.S.
In a letter Friday to the 10th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals, the state cites an August case decided in Maryland federal court to support its argument that Oklahoma's immigration law is not pre-empted by federal law.