Tulsa, OK – The lines were long as over five-thousand people waited to get H1N1 flu vaccinations in Tulsa. The crowd yesterday gathered at the Exchange Center on the fairgrounds to get the vaccinations. This was the first time that anyone, over the age of six-months, could get the vaccine.
The Tulsa Health Department's Melanie Christian says they processed people through the line at a rate of 900-per hour. All together, 5,296 people were vaccinated yesterday.
Oklahoma City, OK – AAA expects increase in Thanksgiving travelers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The number of people expected to travel at least 50 miles from home during the Thanksgiving holiday is expected to rise both nationwide and in Oklahoma over last year.
A survey by AAA predicts nearly 38.4 million Americans will be traveling. That's a 1.4 percent increase over 2008. The number includes an increase in the number of those driving while the number of people flying to their destinations is expected to fall by 2.1 percent.
Norman, OK – Palin's book signing tour to include Norman stop
NORMAN, Okla. (AP) Former Republican vice presidential candidate and Alaska Gov. Sarah Palin will stop in Norman as part of her national book tour.
Palin will sign copies of her book "Going Rogue: An American Life" starting at 7 p.m. on Dec. 3 at Hastings Books. The 413-page memoir with 16 color photos published by Harper-Collins went on sale Tuesday.
Palin will sign books bought at Hastings and store manager Rob Wood says customers will be limited to two signed books each.
Stillwater, OK – OBN, Stillwater police make drug-related arrests
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Stillwater police and Oklahoma Bureau of Narcotics agents have announced 64 arrest warrants for people illegally buying pseudoephedrine.
Pseudoephedrine is a key component in making methamphetamine and customers are limited by state law to buying 9-grams per month without a prescription. It's found in many over-the-counter cold medications.