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.
Tulsa, OK – Peoria is closed at I-44 for the next three months. The flood prevention project, coupled with the I-44 widening is taking a toll on business. Bob McKenzie owns CiCi's Pizza at 49th and Peoria.
He says the impact has already been felt when the on-and-off ramps were closed. Now, with Peoria closed, he says the impact could be huge.
McKenzie has tried to be pro-active by mailing his data base and sending out fliers to regular customers advising of the construction work
Oklahoma City, OK – State leaders were called upon today to immediately meet in special session to stop more than $7 million in budget cuts that will lead to the closing of senior nutrition centers statewide and imperil the lives of thousands of Oklahoma's oldest citizens, state Sen. Kenneth Corn said today.