Oklahoma City, OK – Russian grain export ban helps Okla. wheat farmers
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma wheat farmers who held onto their grain rather than selling it during the recent harvest are benefiting from Russia's ban on grain exports.
Russian has banned exports of its wheat because of severe drought and wildfires that destroyed about 20 percent of the crop. The ban means countries in Africa and the Middle East are now looking elsewhere for wheat.
Tulsa, Okla. – North Tulsa has long borne the stigma of being one of Tulsa's most underdeveloped areas. The North Tulsa Economic Development Initiative, established three years ago, seeks to change both that stigma and the underlying problems in the area that contribute to its bad reputation.
Dr. Lana Turner-Addison chairs NTEDi's Education Sub-Committee.
Oklahoma City, OK – Court ref hears arguments on Medicaid funding bill
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for Oklahoma's Insurance Department says a law to raise money for the Medicaid program is unconstitutional and a lawsuit against it should be considered by the state Supreme Court.
Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland has sued to overturn the law that imposes a 1 percent fee on paid insurance claims.