Public Radio Tulsa – The premise of the contest is simple: Send in your original short story that can be read in three minutes or less. That's no more than 600 words. Your essay must be inspired by the photo provided, and we must receive it by 11:59 p.m. ET on Feb. 28, 2010. We'll read the winning story on-air as well as post some of our favorites on NPR.org. Learn More
Public Radio Tulsa – With an atmosphere of agreement that capping carbon is good for the planet, world leaders are still generating a lot of hot air arguing how to do it. And, the inconvenient truth is that this isn't just an international political problem - the actual process of greening cars, cows, and coal-fired power plants will be even more exhausting than getting 190 countries to sign a treaty. This edition of America Abroad explores the issue - from the Peruvian rainforest where economic development is slashing a weapon in the war on warming, to the U.S.
Public Radio Tulsa – Full coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics is here. You'll find the latest updates from NPR and the Associated Press, athlete biographies, schedules, competition results and medal counts in addition to photos and stories heard on Morning Edition and All Things Considered.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced today that KPMG, a national management consulting firm specializing in business performance services for the public sector, has been engaged to conduct a strategic review of services provided by the City of Tulsa.
The review will be conducted over a 16-week period in order to meet a goal of incorporating some of the recommendations into the budget for Fiscal Year 2011, which begins July 1, 2010.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma Department of Corrections has reduced its staff by 59 as it struggles to deal with the effects of the state's $729 million budget shortfall.
Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie said Friday that even though the agency is slated to receive a supplemental appropriation from the Legislature, officials still had to fill an $11 million gap after being told to trim their budgets by 10 percent for the rest of the fiscal year.