Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Eastern Oklahomans are filling up the Salvation Army's cooling station in downtown Tulsa as they look for relief from the sweltering summer heat. Executive Director Arletta Robinson at the Salvation Army's Center of Hope says the facility can handle up to 500 people.
Tulsa, Oklahoma – On this edition of our show, with Oklahoma's primary elections set to happen very soon --- that is, on July 27th --- we offer the third of our in-depth conversations with the state's leading gubernatorial candidates. Our guest today on StudioTulsa is Congresswoman Mary Fallin, who represents the State of Oklahoma's 5th Congressional District. (You can visit her website at www.maryfallin.org.)
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY -- An Oklahoma judge granted an injunction Monday blocking enforcement of a state law that would require women seeking abortions to have an ultrasound and listen to a detailed description of the fetus.
Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich set a pretrial hearing for Jan. 21 and directed that the state not enforce the law, which was passed by legislators during their 2010 session. A temporary restraining order against the law had been in effect since May.
Oklahoma City, OK – A limited amount of summer cooling assistance funds will be made available across the state through the federal Low-Income Home Energy Assistance Program, which is administered through the Oklahoma Department of Human Services.
Oklahoma City, OK – Arguments set on Okla. abortion law
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oral arguments are scheduled on a request to block a state law requiring pregnant women to have an ultrasound and hear a description of the fetus before getting an abortion.
The hearing is set Monday before Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich. The law was temporarily blocked in May after the Center for Reproductive Rights in New York sued to have it declared unconstitutional.
Tulsa, OK – Heat warning extended in parts of Okla., Ark.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) The National Weather Service is extending an excessive heat warning for parts of eastern Oklahoma and western Arkansas.
The weather service in Tulsa on Sunday extended the excessive heat advisory until 7 p.m. Tuesday for 25 counties in eastern Oklahoma and three in western Arkansas. A heat advisory is in effect until 7 p.m. Tuesday in northwestern Arkansas.