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.
Tulsa, OK – One less candidate will be running for mayor of Tulsa. Clay Clark will not file for the office this week after all. Instead he is tossing his support to fellow conservative Republican Chris Medlock.
Clark is a former disc-jockey, primarily for weddings and parties, and will join the Medlock campaign as news secretary. He will also oversee the campaign's social media and on line efforts.
Tulsa, OK – The second wave of extreme heat to hit the area this summer is landing Tulsans in the back of ambulances. By 2:30 p.m., EMSA paramedics had treated five patients Saturday with signs of heat-related illness. On Friday, EMSA paramedics cared for four such patients. Given the high number of individuals needing medical care after too much time in the heat, an EMSA Heat Alert has been issued for the remainder of Saturday and for Sunday, July 12.
Tulsa, OK – Thomas Scott Woodward, Acting United States Attorney for the Northern District of Oklahoma, announces the results of the July 2009 Federal Grand Jury.
The following named individuals have been charged with a federal crime or crimes by the return of an indictment by the Grand Jury. The return of an indictment is a method of informing the defendant of alleged violations which must be proven in a court of law beyond a reasonable doubt to overcome the defendant's presumption of innocence.