Oklahoma City, OK – Okla judge says charter school can get state funds
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma County judge has ruled that the state Department of Education must provide what would be the state's first virtual charter school with a district code that will allow it to receive public funding.
Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – For nearly two decades, KAKC AM 970, was Tulsa's top-rated radio station. From the mid 50s to the mid 70s, KAKC ruled the teen and young adult audience, dominating the local radio scene like no other station has before or since.
It was a time of cruising Tulsa's restless ribbon and Pennington's Restaurant; dance crazes and hula hoops; Seeing the USA in your Chevrolet; the 60's counterculture and Vietnam war protests. Through it all, Rock and Roll was our music and KAKC was the soundtrack of our youth!
Tulsa, OK – The accident happened about 9:30 this morning near 3500 North Tisdale Expressway. The worker was hit by roadway equipment where crews were working in the extension of the Gilcrease Expressway toward 41st West Avenue.
Tulsa Police tell KWGS Correspondent Marshall Stewart, on the scene, that the giant scrapper went out of control and struck the worker. The worker was dead at the scene.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett said today he agrees with the Tulsa City Councilors who have stated it's time to move forward with mediation. Bartlett is asking that mediation be scheduled to begin next week.
"Most of the council and I agree, Tulsans have had enough and they want this to be over. We must act now. We need to identify our common ground and begin working together again as soon as possible." Bartlett said.
Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council faces a busy agenda on Tuesday morning. The Council will get an update on the Tulsa Development Authority's efforts to sell the old city hall to Brickhugger, LLC. The company wants to turn the now vacant building into a downtown hotel.
The Council has requested a briefing on the transition of the Tulsa Zoo to a private management firm. Tulsa Zoo Friends has become Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. Former Councilor and Deputy Mayor Tom Baker has been appointed to lead the transition.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former assistant district attorney who oversaw drug cases is disputing allegations by a Tulsa officer charged in a corruption case. Mickey Hawkins says he never gave Tulsa police blanket permission to do as they pleased regarding informants, as claimed by officer Jeff Henderson.
Information from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com