Tulsa, OK – 'Seabiscuit' horse moves to Tulsa Boys' Home
TULSA, Okla. (AP) An Arkansas-bred horse that portrayed Seabiscuit in the 2003 movie about the famed thoroughbred is now living at the Tulsa Boys' Home.
On Monday, Rich In Dallas arrived at his new home, where he will be used in the home's therapeutic equine program. The Oklahoman reports the 16-year-old gelding eventually will be ridden by more advanced students at the home.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla lawmaker wants penalty for missing deadline
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma lawmaker wants to impose monetary penalties when the Legislature fails to meet its self-imposed deadline for funding public education.
An amendment to legislation pending on the House floor was filed Tuesday by Rep. Danny Morgan of Prague. It says each member of the Legislature will have one day's pay deducted from their salary for each day they miss the April 1 deadline for submitting an education budget to the governor.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A powerful, late-winter storm system has brought a mixed bag of precipitation to Oklahoma, dumping light snow on the Panhandle, rain and a tornado warning for southeast Oklahoma.
The warning was issued for McCurtain County Tuesday afternoon, but emergency management officials and the sheriff's office said there was no confirmation that anything touched down. No injuries or damage were immediately reported.
Tulsa, OK – Friday there should be an answer on whether the governor will ask the attorney general to investigate Mayor Bartlett. In Tulsa today, Governor Fallin said she's been reviewing the packet outlining what Councilor John Eagleton alleges are misdeeds by the mayor.
Eagleton wants an ouster investigation by the A.G., but the governor would have to request it.