Tulsa, OK – DHS foster care lawsuit carries $4.2M lawyers bill
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TULSA, Okla. (AP) A lawsuit against the Oklahoma Department of Human Services has run up $4.2 million in fees to private lawyers who are defending the state against allegations its foster care system is rife with substandard care.
Holdenville, OK – Okla city bans pseudoephedrine in anti-meth effort
HOLDENVILLE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma city of Holdenville has banned the sale of pseudoephedrine, a popular cold medicine that is among the key ingredients in making methamphetamine.
Holdenville took the step after being urged by Claremore anti-meth activist David Starkey, who says he wants the drug banned as a way to protect innocent victims harmed by meth addiction. Starkey says he hopes other cities also enact the ban.
Oklahoma City, OK – Audit requested of state dollars for museum
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Senator Patrick Anderson is asking for an audit of state dollars used to build the American Indian Cultural Center and Museum.
Anderson's request on Friday came a day after committee approval of a bill authorizing up to $40 million in state bond money for the museum that's being built along downtown Oklahoma City's river front.