Lubbock, TX – LUBBOCK, Texas (AP) Two deadly blasts in two days in Texas have involved workers who have accidentally hit natural gas lines. One explosion was yesterday in the Texas Panhandle while the first was Monday southwest of Dallas and involved Oklahoma-based C&H Power Line Construction Services.
Tulsa, OK – Live Nation announced today that Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers BOK Center date has now been confirmed as the venue's second anniversary concert. After months of negotiation the September 22nd date has officially been added as a stop on their 2010 North American tour. Tickets go on sale Saturday, June 19th at 10 a.m.
Tulsa, OK – Southbound US-75 closed at I-244 due to a hole.
Southbound US-75 is closed at the I-244 junction due to a hole discovered in the left lane. Due to recent rains, erosion of the side of a nearby concrete bridge drain is compromising the pavement in this area. Traffic is being detoured around this area using westbound I-244. There is no time estimate on repairs at this time. Drivers should avoid the area until further notice.
Oklahoma City, OK – Candidates for Congress, Okla. AG file on 2nd day
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two candidates have filed for congressional seats and another has formally entered the race to become Oklahoma's next attorney general on the second day of the state's three-day election filing period.
Perennial candidate Jim Rogers of Midwest City filed Tuesday as a Democrat to run for a U.S. Senate seat now held by Republican Tom Coburn. The 75-year-old Rogers joins three GOP candidates who filed Monday, including Coburn.