Tulsa, OK – Due to the recent reductions in staffing, the Tulsa Police Department has been forced to evaluate ways to maintain the staffing levels in order to respond to priority 911 calls. As a result, the department has temporarily suspended responding to certain property crimes and report calls.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsans hear from former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice. She made two stops in Tulsa today. She made stops at ORU's Mabee Center and at a luncheon at the Southern Hills Marriott. Rice received a standing ovation after being introduced by Mayor Bartlett at O-R-U.
Public Radio Tulsa – Speaking of Faith host Krista Tippett's latest book, Einstein's God: Conversations About Science and the Human Spirit, will be released February 23. Drawn from the program, the conversations in this profoundly illuminating book reach for a place too rarely explored in the ongoing exchange of ideas the nexus of science and spirituality.
Oklahoma City, OK – A measure to allow school districts to use state textbook allocations for instructional expenses passed the Senate Appropriations Subcommittee on Education Wednesday. Sen. Gary Stanislawski said Senate Bill 1784 would help school districts struggling financially due to budget cuts.
WARNER, Okla. (AP) State fire officials say a blaze that heavily damaged an all-purpose arena in Warner was deliberately set.
The fire erupted at the RangeLine Arena before dawn on Tuesday. The flames were so intense, they burned through the metal roof and warped the beams of the 46,400 square-foot building, which hosts everything from motorcycle races to rodeo events.
Public Radio Tulsa – Public Radio 89.5 KWGS is the winner of the 2009 Oklahoma Association of Broadcasters Metro Radio Feature Single Award. News Director John Durkee produced the story on Tulsa's new homeless and the work of the Salvation Army. Listen Now to this award-winning story.
Public Radio Tulsa – StudioTulsa encourages its listeners to submit commentaries for airplay consideration. Recently, host Rich Fisher concluded the show with the following remarks: "This is the time of the program when we occasionally feature a member of our community sharing a personal essay or commentary on a civic issue - or just about life in Tulsa - people like Barry Friedman, Connie Cronley, and Jeff Martin.
And while you'll still hear from them regularly, to borrow a sports metaphor, we're looking to expand the bench a little bit.