Tulsa, OK – We could learn tomorrow (Thursday) the name of a new tenant at the old Pine and Peoria Albertson's store. The old store closed when Albertson's left Oklahoma in 2007, leaving the area without a name-brand supermarket.
The Tulsa Economic Development Corporation is ready to make a $2-million dollar loan available to the grocer who wants to reopen the store. The Tulsa City Council has agreed to back the loan.
Chandler, OK – CHANDLER, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has been recorded near Chandler in central Oklahoma but appears to have caused no damage or injury. The geological survey reports the quake had a magnitude of 3.3 but authorities say they received no calls from residents.
Tulsa, OK – An announcement is expected tomorrow (Wednesday) as Tulsa attempts to get a WNBA franchise. Oklahoma City businessmen Bill Cameron and David Box are the two lead investors.
Cameron is an owner of the Oklahoma City Thunder, chairman and CEO of American Fidelity Assurance and chairman of First Fidelity Bank. Box is a concert promoter and owns the Greens Country Club in Oklahoma City.
There are 13-teams in the WNBA League with a national television contract with ESPN.