OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More earthquakes have rocked Oklahoma.
A preliminary report from the U.S. Geological Survey shows that a 2.5 magnitude earthquake struck 24 miles northwest of Healdton, in south-central Oklahoma, at 10 a.m. Tuesday.
It had a depth of 3.1 miles.
Another earthquake centered near Edmond struck at around 3:45 p.m. Tuesday. The 2.8 magnitude quake had a depth of 3.1 miles and was located 4 miles southeast of Edmond and 11 miles northeast of Oklahoma City.
STILLWATER, Okla. (AP) — The Oklahoma Center for Respiratory and Infectious Diseases has awarded grants to four projects for research into respiratory infectious diseases.
A total of $158,459 was awarded to principal investigators Wouter Hoff and Marianna Patrauchan at Oklahoma State University; principal investigator Gilbert John at OSU; principal investigator Kenneth Miller at the OSU Center for Health Sciences in Tulsa; and to principal investigator Valentin Rybenkov at the University of Oklahoma.
(Please note: This show first aired earlier this year.) Our guest is the writer Kate Christensen, whose six novels include "The Great Man," which won the 2008 PEN/Faulkner Award. Her reviews and essays have appeared in The New York Times Book Review, Bookforum, Elle, and elsewhere --- and her popular blog can be accessed here. Her latest book is "Blue Plate Special: An Autobiography of My Appetites," an acclaimed memoir, which she discusses with us on today's ST.
A perennial NPR favorite for nearly two decades, acclaimed authors explore Hanukkah stories and memoirs written expressly for the program. Hosted by NPR's Susan Stamberg and Murray Horwitz, they share stories of love and remembrance of this eight night holiday.
This year's stories include "Potatoes" by Tova Mirvis; "Gifts of the Jewish Magis" by Allegra Goodman; "The Two Menorahs' by Daniel Mark Epstein; and "All Good Things Are Surprises" by Robin Hemley. These humorous and heartwarming stories speak to us all about family, love, and the specialness of the holidays.
As people celebrate Thanksgiving and the start of the Christmas shopping season, Tulsa police will be cracking down on unsafe driving. Officer Jill Roberson says special attention will be paid to drinking drivers. She says there will be no tolerance for those arrested on drunk driving offenses.
Also drawing the attention of traffic and motorcycle units will be those not wearing seatbelts, speeders, distracted drivers, and anyone blocking intersections. Roberson says blocking an intersection is a citable offense.
A federal bankruptcy judge is approving the settlement in the U.S. government's antitrust lawsuit against American Airlines and US Airways, clearing the airlines to complete their merger early next month.
Judge Sean Lane ruled Wednesday in New York that the settlement didn't upset American's bankruptcy-reorganization plan, which he had already given conditional approval back in September.
The judge is also rejecting a move by a group of consumers to delay the merger while they pursue their own antitrust lawsuit against the airlines.
Praised for its breathtaking performances, flawless technique, and visionary interpretations, the Meccorre Quartet won second prize – and three additional special prizes – at the London International String Quartet Competition at Wigmore Hall in April 2012. Formed by four of Europe’s most celebrated young string players in 2007 the Quartet now performs extensively throughout the continent. The Quartet’s debut tour in North America is taking place in November 2013 and their first stop was in Oklahoma City as guests of Chamber Music in Oklahoma.
BROKEN ARROW (AP) — Police departments across Oklahoma are beefing up their patrols as the holiday season gets underway.
The Broken Arrow Police Department is adding extra patrol and reserve officers around busy shopping areas on Thursday and Friday. The department is also urging consumers to shop during daylight hours if possible and stay alert to their surroundings. The department says shoppers should always lock their car doors and never leave valuables in plain sight.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) — Second-degree murder charges have been filed against the aunt of two young girls who died in a Tulsa apartment fire.
Court documents show that 23-year-old was charged Tuesday in the Nov. 18 deaths of 18-month Nylah Moses and 4-year-old Noni Moses. The girls died at a Tulsa hospital shortly after being pulled from the burning apartment.
Moses pleaded not guilty and remains jailed without bond. The public defender's office was appointed to assign an attorney for her.