Tulsa, Okla. – Oklahoma is commonly known for its female incarceration rate of more than twice the national average, but a fledgling program, Women in Recovery, hopes to change that. The first six to complete the program celebrated their graduation today.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla unemployment up slightly in June
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State officials say Oklahoma's unemployment rate increased in June.
The Oklahoma Employment Security Commission said Tuesday that the jobless rate last month hit 6.8 percent, an increase from 6.7 percent in May. According to the agency, there were 120,350 people unemployed in June.
The agency says the unemployment rate for June 2009 was 6.7 percent.
Tulsa, Oklahoma – On this edition of StudioTulsa, with Oklahoma's primary elections set to happen very soon --- that is, in one week, on July 27th --- we offer the fourth and final installment in our series of in-depth conversations with the state's leading gubernatorial candidates. Our guest today is Republican State Senator Randy Brogdon, who represents District 34 (which is basically Owasso and some surrounding areas). (You can visit his website at www.randybrogdon.com.)