Tulsa, OK – Gov. Brad Henry announced today that more Oklahoma counties have been approved for federal disaster aid to assist with infrastructure damage and response costs related to the Christmas Eve blizzard and the January 28 ice storm.
Oklahoma City, OK – Senate President Pro Tempore Glenn Coffee and House Speaker Chris Benge urged Oklahoma's Attorney General on Monday to file suit against the federal government, challenging the constitutionality of yesterday's health care legislation.
Afton, OK – New owner of resort on Grand Lake unveils plans
AFTON, Okla. (AP) Tulsa businessman Eddy Gibbs says he has big plans for the Grand Lake resort once known as Shangri-La, which he bought earlier this month. It's been called The Peninsula Resort and Club since 2005, but Gibbs said at a meeting in Afton that it would once again be called Shangri-La.
Oklahoma City, OK – 3 earthquakes recorded in central Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey reports recording three earthquakes in central Oklahoma in a span of less than seven hours.
A 3.7 magnitude quake was recorded near Prague in Lincoln County about 9:35 p.m. Sunday. That was followed by a 2.7 magnitude quake in the same area about 3:20 a.m. Monday and a 2.8 magnitude quake in the area just after 4:15 Monday morning.