Oklahoma City, OK – Student poverty increases in Oklahoma
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A new report from the state Department of Education says the growth rate in student poverty is more than double what it has been in previous years.
The findings are in the agency's 2009-2010 Low Income Report released Monday. State Schools Superintendent Sandy Garrett says officials had expected an increase in student poverty due to the slumping economy.
Tulsa, OK – GERONIMO, Okla. (AP) A mobile command center used to support the search for a missing 7-year-old girl is being shut down by the Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation. The OSBI says the search for Aja Johnson and her suspected kidnapper Lester Hobbs goes on but the center in Geronimo is closing today.
Orlando, Fl – The Union Varsity Cheerleaders won the Universal Cheerleaders Association National Championship at the Walt Disney World Resort in Orlando, Florida this weekend. They beat 16 other teams in the Super Varsity division.
Union was leading in the semifinals Saturday and went on to win the Championship in the evening on Valentine's Day. UCA is one of the largest high school cheerleading championships in the United States.