Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. DHS attorney denies open meetings violations
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma Department of Human Services attorney denies that DHS commissioners violated the state's Open Meeting Act but promises they'll do a better job of informing the public.
Attorney Charles Waters says in a letter to Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater that there has been "no blatant disregard of law." The letter said commissioners will work to make agenda items clearer about possible commission actions.
Oklahoma City, OK – Consumers warned not to eat Rocky Ford cantaloupe due to Listeria outbreak
The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and public health officials in multiple other states are investigating an outbreak ofListeria infections. The OSDH is joining other state and federal agencies in warning consumers, especially individuals at high-risk of Listeria infection, not to eat cantaloupe from the Rocky Ford, CO, growing region.
Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett, joined by Julius Pegues, chairman of the Tulsa Development Authority, and Dale Lancaster, Founding Principal of developer Quad States Companies/Arrington Developers, participated in a groundbreaking today to announce the start of construction of Riverbend Gardens Townhomes in downtown Tulsa.
Tulsa, OK – A shift in prioritizing immigration cases isn't changing the way law enforcement in Tulsa County operates. But Sheriff's Sgt. Shannon Clark says it's helping shine a light on individuals who are taking unfair advantage.
He says they're hearing more about rip-off artists misleading those who may have unrealistic hope of staying here or returning quickly.