Tulsa, OK – Evangelist Oral Roberts' life and legacy were celebrated today against the backdrop of Oral Roberts University (ORU), by a gathering of more than 4,000 with a host of who's who from the Evangelical and Charismatic communities at the Mabee Center in Tulsa. Granville Oral Roberts was a man who obeyed God and popularized the Pentecostal movement in the 20th century. Roberts, 91, passed away in a Newport Beach, Calif., hospital on Dec. 15, due to complications from pneumonia, following a fall that broke several bones the previous weekend.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oral Roberts still had the title of chancellor of the university that bears his name when he died last week at age 91.
University officials say the school will be able continue to make improvements that followed a crisis that culminated in 2007 with the ouster of Roberts' son, Richard Roberts, who had run the school since 1993.
Tulsa, OK – Inhofe calls trip to Copenhagen successful
TULSA, Okla. (AP) Global warming skeptic U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe of Oklahoma says his whirlwind trip to Copenhagen to visit a climate change meeting gave him ample opportunity to spread his message.
Inhofe told the Tulsa World's Washington bureau Friday that he spent about four hours on the ground in Denmark earlier this week, during which he was able to deliver his thoughts about climate change to reporters.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Bartlett is spending the weekend reviewing budget cutting proposals submitted by his department heads. The city cannot spend money it does not have and with sales tax revenue sinking each month, the city must cut spending. Little is left but personnel.