Tulsa, Okla. – As Tulsa digs out, another storm expected
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa continued to dig out Tuesday from last week's massive blizzard just as another winter storm was making its way toward the state. The National Weather Service issued a winter storm warning for eastern Oklahoma, forecasting 4 to 10 inches of snow from Tuesday afternoon until Wednesday night.
The forecast also calls for wind gusts up to 30 miles per hour, drifting snow and warned that roads could become impassable.
Oklahoma City, OK – Gov. Mary Fallin delivers State of State address
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin says Oklahoma needs to improve its schools to better educate children.
Fallin made the remarks during her State of the State address Monday.
Fallin says lawmakers should restructure spending and educational programs in order to get more money into the classroom. She says that will require cutting down on overhead and educational bureaucracy by sharing administrative resources.
Tulsa, Oklahoma – (Please note: This program first aired in the fall of 2010.) On this edition of our show, we speak with noted sports biographer Jane Leavy, whose new book (which has been getting rave reviews) is called "The Last Boy: Mickey Mantle and the End of America's Childhood." Also known for her acclaimed life of pitcher Sandy Koufax, Leavy here offers an exhaustive, innovative, and deeply informative biography of the Mick that (incredibly) draws upon 500+ interviews.
Tulsa, OK – Public Works is still working around the clock with spreaders assigned to 35 specific routes totaling 1,750 lane-miles. Spreading and plowing routes are prioritized based on traffic counts. There are 118 secondary arterials. These streets are in neighborhoods and run the length of a square mile, between arterial roadways. Crews divided the city into west, central and east sections, and began clearing in the most populated areas within each section first.