OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Mary Fallin has appointed David Stewart, a business executive with experience in a variety of enterprises, as chief administrative officer of the Oklahoma Ordnance Works Authority (OOWA), which operates the MidAmerica Industrial Park in Pryor.
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Fallin urges Okla. Legislature for health care fix
Gov. Mary Fallin proposed a last-minute legislative change on Friday to the state's Insure Oklahoma program that would direct $50 million in state tobacco taxes to pay for more than 9,000 people who are expected to lose their health insurance under the program.
Click It or Ticket: Claremore PD to take part in national mobilization
The Claremore Police Department will participate in the annual “Click It or Ticket” mobilization set for Monday through June 2.
UPDATE: Recent county tax vote could be invalid
Voters went to the polls on Tuesday passing the renewal of the Rogers County One-Cent Sales Tax, however doubts over legal publication of the election are creating concern that the election could be invalid.
Oklahoma receives ‘A’ grade on political disclosure
Oklahoma has received a grade of “A” from a national nonprofit group for its disclosure laws about how independent groups spend money to influence voting for certain candidates.
MAP: Tornadoes carve across North Texas communities
As many as 10 tornadoes touched down soouthwest of Dallas, Texas on Wednesday.
Tornadoes tear through East Texas; 6 people killed
A pack of tornadoes killed at least six people and injured dozens more in East Texas Wednesday night.
At least 6 confirmed dead in Texas tornadoes
A rash of tornadoes slammed into several small communities in North Texas overnight, leaving at least six people dead, dozens more injured and hundreds homeless. The violent spring storm scattered bodies, flattened homes and threw trailers onto cars.
Firefighters battle BNSF train engine fire
Commuters contacted authorities after spotting a train fire Thursday morning near Catoosa.
Deadline extended for tax exemptions
Rogers County Assessor Scott Marsh is extending the deadline to May 31 for residents to file tax exemption due to the move to the new building.
Inhofe becomes co-sponsor of bill targeting IRS
Oklahoma’s senior U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe is co-sponsoring a bill filed amid reports that the Internal Revenue Service specifically targeted conservative groups.
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