A recent report from Pollstar, a leading industry publication, listed the top United States venues for ticket sales for January 1 - June 30, 2009. The BOK Center ranked #9 in the United States and #23 in the World, edging out major markets like Los Angeles, Miami and Dallas.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Emergency Medical Services Authority responded to a number of calls involving people overcome by the heat, including one case in Tulsa involving a death.
A heat advisory remains in effect for most of the state through Wednesday.
The dead man died after being found unconscious at a west Tulsa construction site Monday. He showed symptoms of heat-related illness and alcohol use is suspected to have complicated his medical condition.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's prisons need a lot of work. That's according to a private study that says state facilities need more than half a billion dollars in renovations and expansions. The study urges lawmakers to add an extra 2,600 beds.
Tulsa, OK – Ex-councilor, radio host seeks Tulsa mayoral post
TULSA, Okla. (AP) A former city councilor-turned-conservative radio talk show host says he wants to be Tulsa's next mayor.
Chris Medlock opened his campaign on Wednesday, saying he wants Tulsa voters to prove one doesn't have to be a millionaire or come from a famous political family to be the mayor of Oklahoma's second-largest city.
Tulsa, OK – There will be no lay-offs in the Tulsa Fire Department. While not thrilled with the idea, the Tulsa Fire Fighters Union membership voted to accept eight furlough days rather than have a personnel cut-back.
As City revenue continues to drop, Tulsa's new budget calls for workers to be off---without pay-- for eight days during the year. Had fire fighters not agreed to accept the furlough days, the rank and file would have been reduced by20-to-30 fire fighters.