Tulsa, OK – Colleagues, It is with great sadness that I inform you that TU President Emeritus Ben Henneke passed away on Friday evening, November 13. Ben was a powerful force in the evolution of TU, having served the university in numerous capacities for nearly eight decades. He truly has been a statesman for the university, and his legacy will live on in the hearts and minds of those he influenced as a teacher and mentor.
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Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Police say two of the four people whose bodies were found in a burning home in Oklahoma City were pregnant and the owner of a Nevada brothel featured in an HBO reality series says he fears one of those pregnant women was his employee.
Authorities had earlier said one of the four victims was a pregnant woman. Police have not released identities or cause of death for those killed.
Tulsa, OK – The economic news is not good for the Tulsa Public Schools. The monthly distribution from the state was over one million dollars short according to school superintendent Doctor Keith Ballard. Based on a meeting he had yesterday in Oklahoma City, he now fears a worst-case budget scenario will play-out. Figures from the state indicate an 8-to-10 million dollar shortfall is not out of the question.