Public Radio Tulsa – Actor Alec Baldwin is the new host of host of The New York Philharmonic This Week, the Orchestra's 52-week-per-year nationally broadcast radio series, because he loves classical music. Listen to the New York Philharmonic radio broadcasts every week on Sundays from 1-3 pm over Classical 88.7 HD1.
Public Radio Tulsa – The links between the Christmas Day Detroit bomb plot and al Qaeda in Yemen are causing further problems for President Obama as he decides what to do about Guantanamo Bay. The U.S. has repatriated hundreds of detainees from the American facility in Cuba, but about two hundred remain, many of them from Yemen.
Public Radio Tulsa – On February 9, watch the encore in HD of A Prairie Home Companion from the audience of the Fitzgerald Theater, the show's longtime home in downtown St. Paul, Minnesota, on the silver screen here in Tulsa. That's when Garrison Keillor with guests including Elvis Costello, Jearlyn and Jevetta Steele, Heather Masse plus the cast of A Prairie Home Companion present a rare on-screen version of the show.
Tulsa, OK – 1.5 % Late Fee on City Utility Bills Takes Effect This Month
Beginning this month, January 2010, the City of Tulsa will assess a 1-1/2 % late fee on past-due balances on City utility bills for water, sewer, stormwater, refuse services and the Medical Service Program.
Customers can avoid late fees with timely payment of bills by the due date.
Although the new policy begins January 1, customers will not see it reflected until they receive bills for January service in February.
Neighboring cities charge late fees of up to 10 percent.
Tulsa, OK – In a news conference held today, Mayor Bartlett announced he has named Mike Bunney to be the city's new Economic Development Director. Bunney is a native of Nowata and a graduate of OU.
He began his business career in Tulsa at the McDonnell Douglas facility as director of finance. He was a site director for Boeing and for the past two years served as the Chief Economic Development Officer for the city of Tulsa.