Tulsa, OK – Two female giraffes have arrived at the Tulsa Zoo and are settling into their new home in the zoo's African Savannah.
The first to reach Tulsa was the 4-year-old female from the Dickerson Park Zoo, "Lexi", and the second female, "Pili", age 2, arrived from the Sedgwick County Zoo. Both females were born on the same day and recently had their birthdays on June 17.
Tulsa, OK – 12-Oklahoma counties have been approved for public assistance by FEMA after severe storms, tornadoes and flooding hit their communities last month. The counties are Blaine, Caddo, Canadian, Delaware, Grady, Jefferson, Kingfisher, LeFlore, Logan, Major, McClain and Osage. State officials estimate damage and other costs for the counties to be around $15 million.
Oklahoma City, OK – State defends legal challenge to Okla. budget SEAN MURPHY,The Associated Press
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An attorney for the state says the transfer of just more than $100 million from a state transportation fund that was used to help balance Oklahoma's state budget this year is "perfectly constitutional" and that he expects the state Supreme Court will agree.