Oklahoma City, OK – Failed democratic gubernatorial candidate Jari Askins is a step closer to becoming a member of the State Supreme Court. She was one of the three people recommended to the post by a judicial revenue panel.
The other candidates are Oklahoma County District Judge Noma Gurich and Appeals court judge John Fischer.
The seat became open when Marian Opala died last fall. Governor Henry is expected to make a choice before he leaves office a week from Monday.
Oklahoma City, OK – Business leaders look to change Okla. liquor laws
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma City business leaders are organizing talks with legislators and the state alcohol industry about changing state law to allow the sale of wine and strong beer in Oklahoma grocery stores.
Greater Oklahoma City Chamber President Roy Williams tells The Oklahoman the state's liquor laws are "archaic" and pose an inconvenience to shoppers.
Tulsa, OK – A man sought in the Christmas slaying of a homeless man in downtown Tulsa has turned himself in at a branch police station. Officers say Paul Joseph Sopsher was questioned by detectives and booked into the Tulsa County Jail on a first-degree murder complaint.