TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oral Roberts still had the title of chancellor of the university that bears his name when he died last week at age 91.
University officials say the school will be able continue to make improvements that followed a crisis that culminated in 2007 with the ouster of Roberts' son, Richard Roberts, who had run the school since 1993.
Tulsa, OK – Inhofe calls trip to Copenhagen successful
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Global warming skeptic U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma says his whirlwind trip to Copenhagen to visit a climate change meeting gave him ample opportunity to spread his message.
Inhofe told the Tulsa World's Washington bureau Friday that he spent about four hours on the ground in Denmark earlier this week, during which he was able to deliver his thoughts about climate change to reporters.
Public Radio Tulsa – On the December 17th edition of StudioTulsa, we presented a conversation between host Rich Fisher and our longtime book reviewer, Nancy Pearl. Now a librarian based in Seattle, and formerly a bookseller and librarian right here in T-Town, Nancy is also the author of a bestselling series of books about books (which includes the titles "Book Lust" and "More Book Lust").
Public Radio Tulsa – If you plan on giving a year-end gift to Public Radio Tulsa, here are some important deadlines to know in order to use your gift on your 2009 tax return. Checks must be postmarked no later than December 31.
If you're planning on making a credit card gift, this must be mailed by Christmas Eve or can be done online up until 2 p.m. on December 31st . Thank you for your continued support of Public Radio Tulsa now and throughout the year.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett is spending the weekend reviewing budget cutting proposals submitted by his department heads. The city cannot spend money it does not have and with sales tax revenue sinking each month, the city must cut spending. Little is left but personnel.
Wagoner, OK – Okla. man gets prison term for kickback scheme
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A Wagoner man has been sentenced to one year and a day in prison after he pleaded guilty to conspiring to solicit kickbacks in the awarding of a private security subcontract to protect U.S. government officials and contractors in Afghanistan.
Federal prosecutors say 42-year-old Bryan Lee Burrows also was sentenced Friday to two years of supervised release by U.S. District Judge Leonie M. Brinkema.