Luther, OK – Fire trucks donated to small Okla. town of Luther
LUTHER, Okla. (AP) The widow of a collector of government trucks has donated three fire vehicles to a small Oklahoma County fire department.
Luther firefighters had entered a national contest hoping to win a new pumper truck for their agency, recording a video that gained popularity on the Internet. They finished second, which meant no new vehicle.
Claremore, OK – OU regents consider budget for Cancer Institute
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) University of Oklahoma regents are set to vote on increasing a proposed budget for a major project at the university's Health Sciences Center campus in Oklahoma City.
During their meeting Monday in Claremore, regents are scheduled to consider approval of a $133.5 million project budget for the OU Cancer Center. That's $3.5 million more than the amount regents approved for the project during their May meeting.
Thomas, OK – Fallin traveling by train through western Oklahoma SEAN MURPHY,Associated Press Writer
THOMAS, Okla. (AP) U.S. Rep. Mary Fallin is embarking on a whistle-stop train tour through several western Oklahoma cities as part of her campaign to become Oklahoma's next governor
Fallin and her supporters gathered Monday morning outside the Wheeler Brothers grain company in Thomas in Custer County. The Fallin campaign leased a two-car passenger train with a caboose for the event.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Ethics Commission OKs education PAC transfer
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Ethics Commission says a political-action committee supporting a ballot measure to increase education funding can keep nearly $1.7 million in contributions from a national teacher's group.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Brandon Weeden passed for 409 yards and six touchdowns, three to Justin Blackmon, and Oklahoma State set a school record for total offense in a 65-28 victory against Tulsa on Saturday night.
Weeden's left the game after one series in the third quarter, following an 81-yard scoring pass to Blackmon, the sixth-longest pass play in school history. He completed 23 of 32 passes.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa trial prosecutors say case nearly complete
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Prosecutors say they expect to rest their case Monday in the first-degree murder trial of a Tulsa man accused of killing his wife the night before she would have discovered a web of lies.
Former Tulsa high school teacher and coach John Kastner is charged in the June 2008 shooting death of Lori Kastner while she slept.