TECUMSEH, Okla. (AP) — Heavy rainfall is causing flooding in parts of Oklahoma.
The National Weather Service has issued a flood warning for the Little River near Tecumseh. The river was at 15.4 feet on Thursday morning — more than 4 feet above flood stage. Forecasters say the river is expected to crest at near 16 feet before dropping below flood stage Thursday afternoon.
The weather service says the flooding will likely damage crops and pastures and affect rural roads along the river.
On this installment of ST, a discussion of the marriage equality movement in our country. Hard to believe, perhaps, but the right for same-sex couples to marry was granted to the people of Massachusetts only ten years ago. A lot has happened in the last decade --- and by now, given that 20 different states have approved same-sex marriage, it's obvious that a lot of Americans have changed their minds and/or embraced gay-marriage tolerance, especially younger Americans.
The Tulsa County Sheriff's Office holds a news conference to show off counterfeit currency recovered this morning. Along with the funny money, the department arrested two people.
The sheriff's office says:
NEWS RELEASE: "These arrests are significant for metropolitan Tulsa, as well Northeast Oklahoma, as it is unknown at this time where these individuals may have passed the counterfeit currency. The Tulsa County Sheriff’s office is working with the Secret Service in conjunction with this investigation."