Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council tonight is expected to increase the fare for Tulsa Transit's Lift program. "Lift" is a transit program for the disabled. The fee would go from $2.50 to three-dollars.
The Americans with Disabilities Act limits how much the city may charge for the service.
Washington, D.C. – WASHINGTON (AP) President Barack Obama has spelled out one key goal of his health care summit, saying political leaders must determine whether there is "too big a gulf" to find consensus on the divisive issue.
Tulsa, OK – The left lane of westbound I-44 at the 161st E. Ave. junction is now open to traffic, following emergency deck repairs. The right lane of westbound I-44, and both lanes of eastbound I-44 continue to remain closed at this junction until further notice. Also, all lanes of 165th E. Ave. under I-44 will remain closed until further notice as part of this repair project.
Tulsa, OK – Dollar Thrifty Automotive Group, Inc. (NYSE:DTG) today announced that it has extended its vehicle supply agreement with Ford Motor Company (Ford) for an additional year. The agreement will allow the Company to source a portion of its annual vehicle purchases through Ford until August 2013 and can be extended further with joint approval.
Catoosa, OK – CATOOSA, Okla. (AP) Cherokee Nation Chief Chad Smith says the American Indian tribe has no plans to reopen Blue Ribbon Downs in Sallisaw as a racetrack.
Smith told The Associated Press that the track has been unsuccessful under several ownership groups during the past two decades. He says the tribe bought the 100 acres of land on which Blue Ribbon Downs sits for its assets, not to continue operating it as a track.