Denver, CO – Okla. City bomber says he was force fed
DENVER (AP) Oklahoma City bombing conspirator Terry Nichols says prison officials inserted IVs into his veins and force fed him following hunger strikes this year.
Nichols recently filed a handwritten document in a lawsuit filed against Supermax prison officials over the lack of whole grains, unpeeled fruit, and fewer refined foods in his diet. He said he has gone through three hunger strikes since February.
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.
Public Radio Tulsa – Public Radio Tulsa's antenna, located on a tower in Coweta, Oklahoma, has been broken since January, resulting in poor reception in areas throughout Green Country. A new antenna will be installed at the end of August which should result in better FM radio and HD radio coverage on 88.7 and 89.5.