The first work is being done on a rapid bus route that will run up and down Peoria Avenue.
A consultant is working with Metro Tulsa Transit Authority and INCOG on where and what size bus stop platforms will be. James Wagner with INCOG said they needed to start now to coordinate with street rehab projects on Peoria, but don’t expect to see anything soon.
StoryCorps, the renowned oral history project, will soon be collecting stories in Tulsa at the Guthrie Green. Their Airstream mobile recording studio will be parked across from the Zarrow building. Interview someone at StoryCorps; get a CD; and send one to the Library of Congress. Public Radio Tulsa is proud to host StoryCorps in northeastern Oklahoma beginning October 16. Learn More about StoryCorps.
With the mid-term congressional elections coming up, Oklahomans are being urged to vote by mail to avoid long lines on election day. Absentee applications are now being taken. Tulsa County Election Board Secretary Patty Bryant says any registered voter may request an absentee ballot, you don’t need a special reason to do so.
You may download an application from the Tulsa County Election Board site or pick one up in person at the Board at 555 North Denver Avenue.
On this installment of ST, we speak with the award-winning Canadian actor, playwright, and humorist Rick Miller, who will present his one-man show, "Boom," on Saturday the 20th at 7:30pm at the Tulsa PAC's Williams Theatre. As Miller tells us by phone, his 100-minute production offers a sweeping, fascinating, and maybe even educational exploration of the Baby Boomer generation -- from Che Guevara to Janis Joplin, from Buddy Holly to Nikita Khrushchev, and from Walter Cronkite to Martin Luther King, Jr.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Governors from across the western United States are heading to the National Weather Center in Norman for a two-day forum on how drought conditions are affecting the energy industry.
An initiative of Western Governors' Association Chairman Gov. Brian Sandoval of Nevada, the two-day forum begins Thursday and will include a welcome from Oklahoma Gov. Mary Fallin.
A bond revocation hearing is set for next month for Salina Police Chief Clarence William Gregory. He was charged during the summer with lewd molestation involving two young girls in his town. He was released on $100,000 bond on the condition that he stay away from the girls.
The Mayes County District Attorney filed a motion to have the bond revoked. In the motion, the DA claims Gregory has been spotted following the girls' school bus and watching them walk inside school. He reportedly has been sighted at a ball field where one of the girls was playing.
Today, voters in Scotland will go to the polls to answer the question, "Should Scotland be an independent country?" The result will have huge implications for the United Kingdom, and will be watched by separatist movements from Spain to Iran to China. We bring you the reaction from both the "Yes" and "Better Together" camps and talk to people around the world who have their own particular interest in seeing whether Scotland will vote to go it alone.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than one quarter of Oklahoma's public schools received a grade of F or D on annual report cards released by the state Department of Education.
The State Board of Education gave final approval Wednesday to the letter grades, which are being posted on the department's website.
The report shows 16 percent of Oklahoma schools received A grades, 26 percent received a B, 28 percent got a C, 17 percent a D, and 11 percent received an F. Nearly 30 schools, or 2 percent, did not receive a letter grade.