Rep. Quinn to serve on Capitol Repair Cost working group
Rep. Marty Quinn is among 10 legislators appointed by House Speaker T.W. Shannon to examine the potential costs of repairing Oklahoma’s State Capitol building.
Health board takes no action on Tulsa dentist
Members of the Oklahoma Board of Health met in secret Tuesday to discuss an oral surgeon whose dirty clinics caused a health scare but took no action against his license and said there was no sense of panic among those examining his offices at Tulsa and Owasso.
Low turnout for Sales Tax Renewal vote
Rogers County voters are heading to the polls in small numbers today and early projections show less than two percent of the 51,000 registered voters participating.
Senate gives final OK to $7.1B budget bill
The Oklahoma Senate gave final legislative approval on Tuesday to a $7.1 billion general appropriations bill to fund state government for the upcoming fiscal year, overcoming the objections of Democrats and some Republicans who say the plan’s priorities are misguided.
IRS focus on Tea Party groups to be subject of criminal probe
Attorney General Eric Holder ordered a criminal investigation into the Internal Revenue Service's targeting of small-government advocacy groups for extra scrutiny.
At 81, Oklahoma alumnus finally attends graduation
Harold Newland, 81, participated in commencement at the University of Oklahoma on Friday and got a new copy of the accounting degree he earned nearly 55 years ago. Newland missed graduation after earning the degree and has thought of returning to Norman ever since.
UPDATE: Fallin signs bill to slash income tax rate in 2015
Gov. Mary Fallin signed a bill into law Monday that cuts Oklahoma’s top income tax rate to 5 percent in 2015 and provides $120 million for improvements to the state Capitol.
Christie weight-loss step may be key to a presidential campaign
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie's acknowledgment of having secret stomach surgery may reassure voters who've wondered whether he's fit to be president.
DA: Too soon to talk charges against Tulsa dentist
Tulsa County’s top prosecutor says no decision has been made on filing criminal charges against a Tulsa oral surgeon at the center of a public health scare.
Boston chief wasn’t told FBI got Tsarnaev warning
FBI agents did not tell Boston police they had receiving warnings from Russia’s government in 2011 about suspected bomber Tamerlan Tsarnaev and had performed a cursory investigation, Boston Police Commissioner Edward Davis told Congress Thursday, in the first hearing into last month’s terror attack on the Boston Marathon.
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