LANGSTON, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma State University/A and M Board of Regents have approved a ban on electronic cigarettes and other smoking devices on the Stillwater campus.
The board voted Friday during a meeting in Langston to immediately ban e-cigarettes, hookahs, vapor devices and clove cigarettes until more research on their safety is completed. The OSU Student Government Association and other groups support the ban.
State health officials have favored a ban on e-cigarettes — saying they aren't regulated and are increasingly used by teenagers.
The Metropolitan Environmental Trust will open a recycling center at 11th Street and Cincinnati Avenue in downtown Tulsa. It will replace a center at Admiral Place and Louisville Avenue closed this year.
Tune in on Saturday the 7th at 10pm for the next presentation of All This Jazz, right here on Public Radio 89.5-1. (We'll also offer, per custom, a 7pm re-airing of our program on Sunday the 8th on Jazz 89.5-2, which is our station's all-jazz HD Radio channel.)
Each week, ATJ conveys modern jazz, both recent and classic, from Coltrane and Chet to Miles and Moody, from Wynton and Weather Report to Scofield and Sandoval. Also, the second half of our two-hour program always carries a "theme."
On today's edition of StudioTulsa on Health, we welcome Chase Curtiss, the CEO and founder of Sway Medical, a Tulsa-based software company that is focused on, per its website, "reinventing the way medical outcomes are measured.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — An art show featuring photographs of people staying in motels along Route 66 will be unveiled next month in Tulsa.
Livings Arts will show Western Doughty's Route 66: Room #116 project starting Jan. 3 and running through Jan. 23. The show depicts everyday people and their experiences in Route 66 motels since the historic highway opened in the 1920s.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — At least two deaths have been blamed on a winter storm sweeping through Oklahoma that has brought snow and ice and bone-chilling temperatures.
Oklahoma City police say an unidentified man was discovered dead under an overpass in an area where transients are known to congregate. On Thursday, a 5-year-old boy from Fort Gibson was killed when a van he was riding in overturned on an icy road.