Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma State Department of Health says the number of swine flu cases in the state has risen to 114.
Scott Sproat, the Health Department's chief of emergency preparedness and response, says state health officials have yet to see a plateau in the number of swine flu reports, even during what typically is a slow season for flu cases.
Oklahoma City, OK – Edmondson says he's running for governor
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Attorney General Drew Edmondson has announced plans to run for governor, saying his huge environmental lawsuit against Arkansas poultry companies should be resolved by the end of the year.
Edmondson, a Democrat, said Wednesday he hopes to succeed Democratic Gov. Brad Henry, who is completing his second and final term.
Edmondson joins Lt. Gov. Jari Askins in the race for governor.
Tulsa, OK – The City of Tulsa and Tulsa County have joined in a cooperative effort to widen East 101st Street at South Memorial Drive. The City of Tulsa will provide the cost of materials and Tulsa County will provide labor for construction. Tulsa County will post message boards in the project area to notify motorists of traffic conditions.
Tulsa, OK – Britney Spears in association with AEG Live is bringing "The Circus Starring Britney Spears" to the BOK Center in Tulsa on Tuesday, September 15. Tickets go on sale Friday, June 19 at 10:00am and are available online at www.bokcenter.com, Reasor's stores, Arby's Box Office or by calling 1-866-7-BOKCTR.
Sand Springs, OK – SAND SPRINGS, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a possibly impaired driver crashed into three bicyclists in Sand Springs killing two and injuring the third.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 30-year-old Angela Voss of Owasso was dead at the scene and 34-year-old Matthew Edmonds of Tulsa died later at a Tulsa hospital. The third cyclist was treated and released at a Tulsa hospital.