Tulsa, OK – High Speed rail service gets the attention of the Tulsa City Council in particular, a letter of support. Councilor Rick Westcott a big proponent of high speed rail was concerned with a paragraph that indicted city financial support.
The letter was written in support of an O-Dot grant request. City Risk Officer Cathy Criswell says there was no commitment to any type of funding.
Oklahoma City, OK – Officials brace for revenue report
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State officials are bracing for yet another bleak revenue report.
Oklahoma Treasurer Scott Meacham is scheduled to release the state's revenue collection results for the month of September Tuesday. And it's expected to follow the same downward trend as revenue reports for the months of July and August.
Oklahoma City, OK – Hospitals restrict young visitors to control flu
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Some hospitals in Oklahoma are placing restrictions on younger visitors in an effort to protect patients from the flu including swine flu.
Edmond Medical Center says most children younger than 18 are not allowed in the hospital unless they're a patient. A child with an immediate family member hospitalized would be allowed inside and asked to wear a face mask.
Tulsa, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY Cash and stock worth more than $175,000 was found for 310 people attending the 2009 Tulsa State Fair, State Treasurer Scott Meacham announced today. The money was found for fair patrons who visited the treasurer's "Pot of Gold" booth in the Quik Trip Center.
As administrator of Oklahoma's unclaimed property program, Meacham has more than $300 million for more than 500,000 people.
Oklahoma City, OK – Suspicious devices found along RR tracks in OKC
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City police have made an arrest in connection with the discovery of three suspicious devices along railroad tracks in southeastern Oklahoma City.
Police say 33-year-old Chadwick Everett Baker was found near the scene Sunday night after the devices were found Sunday afternoon. He was booked into the Oklahoma County jail on three complaints of manufacturing a hoax homemade bomb.