Oklahoma City, OK – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma's utility regulator is set to meet today to take public comments about a proposed federal rule that would curb pollution in the oil and gas industry as part of an effort to reduce haze. State officials say the plan by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency could increase energy bills in Oklahoma by at least 15 percent.
Mannford, OK – Some quick action by fire fighters from Keystone and Mannford! A large wildfire was brought under control before it reached homes east of Mannford along Highway 51. Several homes were evacuated as a precaution.
Tulsa, OK – Tulsa School Board members express concerns over Project School House. Board member Anna America says there needs more parental input before changes are enacted.
Board Vice President Lana Turner Addison wants to be sure there is more input from principals and faculty.
This comes just one week before the three proposals for cost savings and consolidations are expected to be announced for the school district. The administration assured the board more input would be sough prior to a board vote set for May.
Tulsa, OK – Beginning Monday, March 21, the OKDHS will begin accepting applications from those who need assistance paying their energy bills, specifically those whose services are nearing or have been cut off.
Tulsa, OK – 3 killed in motorcycle collision on Oklahoma road
OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Authorities say three people were killed when two motorcycles collided on an Okmulgee County road.
The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says 20-year-old Bixby resident Shane Reed, 20-year-old Beggs resident Travis Flud and 17-year-old Kali Hull of Tulsa all died of massive injuries at the scene of the accident about 7:02 a.m. Sunday on Adams Road.