Oklahoma City, OK – 4 dead in Oklahoma tornado outbreak
TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) Four people have been killed in Oklahoma during an outbreak of violent weather that dropped tornadoes across parts of the Southern Plains.
The Oklahoma Department of Emergency Management said three people were killed at Tecumseh on Monday and that another person died at Oklahoma City. Tecumseh is about 45 miles southeast of Oklahoma City.
Oklahoma City, OK – Deadline for Okla. budget deal fast approaching
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma lawmakers have just three weeks left in the legislative session to craft a budget and either agree on new sources of revenue or impose devastating cuts to state agencies.
Closed-door negotiations are heating up as Democratic Gov. Brad Henry and Republican leaders in the House and Senate figure out how to write a budget for the upcoming fiscal year with about $1.2 billion less than they had to spend last year.
Oklahoma City, OK – Dems dare to challenge Okla GOP, at political risk
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) In the reddest of red states, some Democratic legislators who disagree with the GOP majority's take on abortion, guns and federally arranged health care fear Oklahoma policy is being dictated by some who "put their finger in the wind."
Claremore, OK – Okla. judge rules against Tar Creek trust
CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma attorney general's office isn't sure if a trust overseeing the buyout of homes and businesses in the Tar Creek Superfund site will appeal a ruling that it violated the state's Open Meeting Act.