Undated – COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Oklahoma committed three costly turnovers in last night's 36-27 loss to No. 18 Missouri. Two of the turnovers led to 10 points and the other squelched a drive deep in Missouri territory, and the third-ranked Sooners (6-1, 2-1 Big 12) also missed a chip-shot field goal.
Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's unemployment rate dipped to 6.9 percent in September, one-tenth of a percentage point lower than in August. State officials report that 121,810 people were unemployed last month, less than the 122,800 who were without jobs the previous month.
Tulsa, OK – Free Landfill Days for Tulsans are scheduled for October 23 and 24, at Quarry Landfill, 13740 E. 46th St. North. The City of Tulsa and the Tulsa Authority for the Recovery of Energy host this event and offer it as a service to City of Tulsa utility customers.
Caney, OK – Okla man killed in dump truck-train collision
CANEY, Okla. (AP) Authorities say an Atoka man was killed and a train conductor was slightly injured when the man's dump truck collided with a train at an Atoka County intersection.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 66-year-old George Wendell Maxey was driving the truck north on Folsom Road when the vehicle slowed but failed to yield to the Union Pacific train at a railroad crossing about 9 a.m. Thursday.
Mayor Dewey Bartlett announced today that following a thorough review of the two candidates interested in serving as Tulsa's next Chief of Police, the interview panel has decided to open the position to external applicants.
The Tulsa police chief position, which is currently filled by Interim Chief Chuck Jordan, will be posted online on the City of Tulsa's external job bulletin Monday morning, Oct. 25. The position will be posted for one week.
Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa has been selected to receive a never-offered-before grant from the Environmental Protection Agency for a Brownfields pilot planning program. Tulsa is the only city in Oklahoma to receive the grant. The grant will fund a pilot program highlighting the opportunities of redeveloping brownfield locations. The program will demonstrate how planning for the assessment, cleanup and reuse of brownfield sites supports the revitalization efforts of the areas surrounding the brownfields.