Tulsa, OK – The first H-1-N-1 vaccinations in Tulsa County took place today at the Limestone school at Sand Springs. Principal Kristin Arnold says the students were relieved that they got the nasal spray version of the vaccine and NOT a shot.
About 120-students and staff took part. Some parents opted their children out of the program.
Tulsa, Ok – Sen. Jim Wilson said he will introduce legislation for the upcoming session to prohibit health insurance companies from classifying domestic violence as a pre-existing condition. Wilson, a Democrat from Tahlequah, began working on the measure after recent reports stating Oklahoma was one of only eight states that allowed insurance companies to deny claims based on the pre-existing condition of domestic violence.
Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) Eleven Arkansas poultry companies are accusing Oklahoma of foul play, saying the state is trying to introduce new research done by one of its expert witnesses.
The companies said Thursday that expert scientist J. Berton Fisher had a May 2008 deadline to submit a report of his findings, but went back months after to reevaluate some sampling locations to come up with a "new analysis."
Tulsa, OK – City of Tulsa offices will be closed Monday, Oct. 12, for a furlough day due to budget reductions in Fiscal Year 2010, which began in July 2009. Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal.
Trash and curbside recycling services will operate as usual on Monday. The City of Tulsa greenwaste site, 10401 East 56th Street North, also will be open as usual on Monday from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Tulsa, OK – Further bolstering their status as rock legends, KISS announced today that, due to overwhelming demand, they have added five additional dates to their current North American KISS ALIVE 35 TOUR.
On the ALIVE 35 TOUR, KISS has an astounding 40-city lineup in place, but felt it necessary to add the five additional dates so that fans in all parts of the country could have a chance to see the rock legends in concert on what many are calling the "biggest and best KISS show ever."
Tulsa, OK – According to the National Weather Service, Tulsa and surrounding counties are in a Flood Watch area through Friday afternoon, October 9th. The Tulsa Fire Department would like to take this opportunity to warn citizens about the dangers of flash flooding. What most citizens don't realize is that an average of 200 U.S. citizens drown every year from flash flooding. That is more than airline accidents and domestic terrorism. Flash flooding is the most dangerous weather related killer, ahead of earthquakes, tornadoes and hurrincanes.