Oklahoma City, OK – Judge to rule on ultrasound requirement
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma judge is planning to rule on a lawsuit against an anti-abortion law.
Oklahoma County District Judge Vicki Robertson is to rule Tuesday afternoon on a lawsuit over the law, which requires that women receive an ultrasound before an abortion and listen to their doctor describe the fetus.
Tulsa, OK – To better support student-veterans, The University of Tulsa is proud to announce the opening of the Albert E. Schwab Veterans Resource Lounge. The center provides a central place for veterans to meet and study, as well as consolidates veterans services on campus.
An increased number of military members are returning from deployment and are taking advantage of the Yellow Ribbon Program at TU, which provides 100 percent tuition to qualified veterans. TU has expanded its veterans services to welcome them to campus.
Tulsa, OK – With Tulsa Public Schools embarking on a school reform process, education researcher and consultant Lawrence Lazotte, winner of the 2009 Brock Prize in Education and a leader in the effective schools movement, shares the common qualities found in effective schools. (Encore Program)
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police blame texting teen for outage
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say an accident that left about two dozen people without power in central Tulsa happened after a teenage driver who was sending a text message crashed into a power pole.
The accident happened about 8:45 p.m. Sunday near the intersection of 23rd and Yale. Police say the teen was texting when he looked up at the last second, swerved to avoid a car and crashed into the pole.
ENID, Okla. (AP) Some heavy storms have pounded Garfield County, causing flash flooding and damage at Chisholm High School and several area buildings.
Pieces of tin roofing and tree limbs were scattered across the high school parking lot after the thunderstorms packing high winds and heavy rain rolled through late Sunday night. Some areas reported receiving up to 6 inches of rain.