OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Gov. Mary Fallin is warning state agency heads to look for ways to save money amid more than $60 million in mandatory spending increases on health care and reports of lackluster collections to the state's general revenue fund.
Fallin said Monday the state will need to make up $60 million in federal matching funds next year for Oklahoma's Medicaid program as a result of an increase in the state's per-capita income.
The National Weather Service in Tulsa has issued a WINTER STORM WATCH for all of the KWGS Listening area. It goes into effect on Thursday morning. Below, you may read the statement, as issued, by the NWS Office in Tulsa.
...WINTER STORM WATCH IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
THE NATIONAL WEATHER SERVICE IN TULSA HAS ISSUED A WINTER STORM WATCH FOR SNOW...SLEET...AND FREEZING RAIN...WHICH IS IN EFFECT FROM THURSDAY MORNING THROUGH FRIDAY AFTERNOON...
Tulsa Mayor Dewey Bartlett (right) takes the second oath of office for his second term Monday. U.S. District Court Judge Claire Eagan (left) administers the oath as Bartlett's wife, Victoria, looks on.
On this edition of ST, we are talking about the life and work of Dorothea Lange (1895-1965), the influential American documentary photographer and photo-journalist who's best known for her Depression-era photographs; her "Migrant Mother" is surely among the most recognized images to emerge from the 1930s. Our guest is Elizabeth Partridge, the goddaughter of Lange and an award-winning author of numerous books.
(Please note: This interview first aired earlier this year.) Nikola Tesla (1856-1943) was a key player in the electrical revolution that transformed life itself at the dawn of the twentieth century. His inventions, patents, and theoretical work formed the basis of modern AC electricity, and significantly contributed to the development of radio and TV. Like his competitor Thomas Edison, Tesla was also one of America's first celebrity scientists --- yet he's not nearly as famous as Edison today. Why? Our guest is W.
Get ready for a round of winter weather in northeast Oklahoma. The National Weather Service in Tulsa says freezing rain, sleet, and snow will all be possible this week.
Forecasters say tomorrow should be some 15 degrees above normal but that will change suddenly on Wednesday when a cold front sweeps through. The Weather Service says freezing rain and sleet will be possible Wednesday night into early Thursday. During the day on Thursday the precipitation will transition to all snow. The snow should continue through the weekend.