Oklahoma City, OK – Swine flu seen as declining in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State health officials say the swine flu appears to be declining in the state.
But officials also warn that pandemics come in waves.
State Health Department spokesman Larry Weatherford says the number of people hospitalized has fallen significantly each of the past three weeks. He says the decline gives people a chance to get vaccinated in the event another wave of swine flu comes through the state.
Oklahoma City, OK – Jones sues over lost elections
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Republican Party Chairman Gary Jones has filed a lawsuit that claims he was cheated out of election as state auditor and inspector in 2002 and 2006.
Jones filed the lawsuit Monday in Logan County. It asks for unspecified damages from former Auditor and Inspector Jeff McMahan and his wife, former state Sen. Gene Stipe and former Auditor Clifton Scott, among others.
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Oklahoma City, OK – More are applying for Salvation Army jobs
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Salvation Army officials in Oklahoma City are seeing an increase in the number of people applying for jobs as bell ringers in the agency's annual Red Kettle campaign.
Spokeswoman Heidi Brandes says with the number of people out of work applications for the $7.25 an hour job ringing a bell is up 20 percent over previous years. The agency has 278 applications so far and is still taking them.