Public Radio Tulsa – A Tulsa Summertime Tradition!
Ever since 1947, concerts performed by the Starlight Band have provided great live music to Tulsa-area audiences each and every summer. Usually held at the River West Festival Amphitheater, these free concerts offer big-band and orchestral music in a relaxed outdoor setting that's informal, family-oriented, and accessible to those with disabilities.
Classical 88.7 HD1 – Sunday's New York Philharmonic This Week celebrates conductor Alan Gilbert's first season as Music Director. Maestro Gilbert will conduct two works: Al Largo, a world premiere New York Philharmonic commission by Magnus Lindberg, and Beethoven's Missa Solemnis. Don't miss this program recorded live at Avery Fisher Hall, Sunday afternoon June 27 from 1-3 pm on Classical 88.7 HD1.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. state revenue shows improvement
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State revenue is projected to improve over the coming year, a sign that Oklahoma is slowly pulling out of the national economic slump.
The state Board of Equalization Monday certified revenue that will be available to pay for state services during the fiscal year that begins July 1. That certification is more than $308 million more than revenue estimates the board approved in February.
Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma unemployment rate reaches 6.7 percent
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) New figures show more Oklahomans were out of work in May than in April or during the same period in 2009.
According to the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission, Oklahoma's unemployment rate was 6.7 percent, a slight increase over the 6.6 percent rate reported in April. The agency says the rate represented 119,430 people.
Tulsa, Ok – The Tulsa City Council will take up a proposed settlement with the county again tomorrow. After a two hour closed door meeting today, the council failed to approve an agreement to settle fairgrounds utility bill dispute with the county. The settlement was worked out with a mediator.