Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY -- Very few of Oklahoma's nearly 7,000 obsolete or structurally deficient bridges are slated for replacement or renovation using federal stimulus money, partly because of a requirement that stimulus projects start quickly, an Associated Press analysis has found.
Oklahoma City, OK – 4 Oklahoma counties post double-digit unemployment
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission show four Oklahoma counties reported double-digit unemployment rates last month.
The commission's county-by-county unemployment figures for June released late Thursday show Hughes County in east-central Oklahoma had the highest rate at 11.1 percent. McCurtain and Latimer counties each posted figures slightly below 11 percent, while Noble County was at 10.2 percent.
OKEMAH, Okla. (AP) A coalition of Tulsa-area oilmen have helped increase to $160,000 the reward offered for information in the shooting deaths of two girls near the town of Weleetka last summer.
Lee Levinson of LPD Energy Corp. and Eddie Rongey of Dexxon Inc. spoke for the coalition Thursday during a news conference held by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation at the Okfuskee County Courthouse. The previous reward was $40,000.