Public Radio Tulsa – TechNation focuses on the impact of technology in our lives. Hosted by Dr. Moira Gunn, TechNation presents interviews with people from every aspect of our lives - from internet entrepreneurs to scientists, from astronauts to media critics, from sci-fi novelists to politicians. In Gunn's words, "Everyone is a piece of the puzzle. Everyone is essential."
Public Radio Tulsa – Friday's Documentary of the Week features features true stories told live on stage without scripts, notes, props, or accompaniment. The Moth Radio Hour mixes humorous and heartbreaking tales told with honesty, bravery, and wit. In this episode: a batboy for the New York Yankees goes on a wild goose chase for a left-handed bat-stretcher; an Irish-Catholic family obsessed with the Kennedys dedicates a summer to spying on their idols; a comedian experiences the ultimate heartbreak; and a drill sergeant faints at the sight of blood.
Tahlequah, OK – TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) The husband of former Cherokee Nation principal chief Wilma Mankiller says Mankiller has been diagnosed with advanced pancreatic cancer.
Charlie Soap, Mankiller's husband, made the announcement Tuesday in a news release issued by the American Indian tribe. Soap says the 64-year-old Mankiller has stage 4 metastatic pancreatic cancer but offered no other details. He asked that the public respect the family's privacy.
Tulsa, OK – All four Tulsa School Bond issues will pass. The bonds required at least 60% of the yes vote. With over 75% of the total vote counted, all measures were passing with over 70% of the yes vote.
The $354-million will be used for books, buses and building renovation. The package is the largest school bond question in state history. Tulsa School Superintendent Doctor Keith Ballard says Tulsa voters understand the school district is on the right track.
Tulsa, OK – Removing the white snow has taken a lot of the City's green.
The public works department has spent over 200-thousand dollars in just overtime to keep the streets cleared. They have spent over a half-million dollars in supplies---but were only budgeted for less than half of that.