Oklahoma City, OK – Bill to ban women selling eggs passes state House
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has passed a bill that would ban women from selling their eggs.
The bill passed the House by an 85-8 vote and now heads to the Senate. Its author, Rep. Rebecca Hamilton, D-Oklahoma City, says the measure is necessary because women are being injured by the procedure used to obtain the eggs.
She says low-income women and college students are particularly vulnerable to enticements to undergo the procedure.
Stillwater, OK – Pickens gives another $100-million to Oklahoma State
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) Billionaire oilman T. Boone Pickens says he's giving $100 million to fund a major endowment for scholarships at Oklahome State University, his alma mater.
Pickens is announcing his gift at an event Friday to announce the start of a $1 billion campaign to raise money to fund scholarships, faculty positions, research and buildings at the Stillwater school.
Tulsa, OK – Two highly-anticipated widening projects are set to get underway on Monday, March 1. While this does mean the addition of two more construction zones in Tulsa, both of these projects will be making major improvements to portions of US-169 and I-44. Details of the projects are as follows: