Tag: State

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

State Sen. Ralph Shortey Resigns

FeatureThe Associated Press- March 22, 2017

Oklahoma Sen. Ralph Shortey resigned Wednesday amid child prostitution charges. Read More

Vaping Is A New Trend to Heart Disease

Vaping Is A New Trend to Heart Disease

FeatureVictor Quezada- March 7, 2017

Despite being touted as a healthy alternative to smoking cigarettes, evidence suggests vaping still could lead to problems like heart disease. Read More

Trump’s Move on Transgender Rights Causes Concern at UCO

Trump’s Move on Transgender Rights Causes Concern at UCO

NewsSiali Siaosi- March 3, 2017

President Trump's recent decision to roll back protections for transgender students has the LGBTQ+ community at UCO worried. Read More

Plenty of Problems with Oklahoma Abortion Bill Besides ‘Host’ Comment

Plenty of Problems with Oklahoma Abortion Bill Besides ‘Host’ Comment

OpinionMegan Prather- February 17, 2017

Oklahoma State Rep. Justin Humphrey prepares to speak before a Public Health Committee at the State Capitol in Oklahoma City, Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2017. Humphrey submitted House Bill 1441 requiring ... Read More

Lawmakers Jump the Gun with New Laws

Lawmakers Jump the Gun with New Laws

NewsElizabeth Spence- February 17, 2017

New gun laws introduced at the Oklahoma Capitol allow the state's residents to open-carry firearms without a permit. Read More

Oklahoma Town Cancels Dance in ‘Footloose’ Fashion

Oklahoma Town Cancels Dance in ‘Footloose’ Fashion

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 8, 2017

Town leaders in Henryetta, Okla. are canceling a Valentine's Day dance because of an arcane city ordinance. Read More

Texting and Driving Could Cost Drivers

Texting and Driving Could Cost Drivers

Main StoryEriech Tapia- February 6, 2017

VIDEO: Texting and driving continues to be a danger despite laws that make the act illegal. Read More

Oklahoma Lawmaker Accused of Harassment Submits Resignation

Oklahoma Lawmaker Accused of Harassment Submits Resignation

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 2, 2017

State Rep. Dan Kirby, R-Tulsa, announced plans to resign on Saturday, two days after a special House committee recommended he be expelled from office. Read More

Rare National Fire Advisory Issued for Oklahoma

Rare National Fire Advisory Issued for Oklahoma

FeatureThe Associated Press- February 2, 2017

A national fire advisory has been issued for Oklahoma as much of the state struggle with extreme drought. Read More