Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma City University names interim law dean
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City University officials say a law professor and associate dean is the new interim dean of the School of Law.
Eric Laity, named to the position on Monday, will begin his new role July 1 and remain until a new dean is chosen to succeed Lawrence K. Hellman. Hellman announced in December he would be returning to teaching and scholarship.
Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House reprimands legislators for her comments
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Oklahoma House has voted to reprimand a lawmaker who denigrated blacks and women during debate last week.
House members took the action Monday on a 76-16 vote against Rep. Sally Kern after she apologized.
Fighting back tears, Kern said her "poor choice of words were hurtful and offensive to many." The Oklahoma City Republican says she asked House Speaker Kris Steele for the opportunity to apologize on the House floor.
Oklahoma City, OK – Victim's brother content with bin Laden death
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma state Sen. Andrew Rice whose brother was killed in the September 2001 terrorist attacks says he's content and satisfied with the death of Osama bin Laden.
Rice says he was watching TV with his wife when his mother called to tell him of a pending announcement. He says hearing the announcement of bin Laden's death was "surreal" and that a part of him never believed bin Laden would be caught.
Washington, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), a senior member of the Senate Armed Service Committee (SASC) and a member of the Senate Foreign Relations Committee (SFR), tonight reacted to the news that Al Qaeda head, Osama bin Laden, was killed by U.S. forces.