expense of ou investigations tops $1.5 million

Photo - GRADUATION OU David Boren, left, and New York City Michael Bloomberg, the speaker, Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium at the beginning of the ceremony at University of Oklahoma Norman, Okla., Friday, May 11, 2007. GRADUATION OU David Boren, left, and New York City Michael..

boren cuts ties with the university of oklahoma

Photo - GRADUATION OU David Boren, left, and New York City Michael Bloomberg, the speaker, Gaylord Family - Oklahoma Memorial Stadium at the beginning of the ceremony at University of Oklahoma Norman, Okla., Friday, May 11, 2007. GRADUATION OU David Boren, left, and New York City Michael..

katheleen guzman named interim dean of ou law

NORMAN — Award-winning and Katheleen Guzman has been named dean of University of Oklahoma College of Law, pending final approval of OU Board of Regents. ... Universally known in OU Law as engaging, professor and champion for student success, Guzman has received numerous awards for teaching,..

epa letting states enforce environmental laws

Patrick Riley, Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality in charge of the state's coal-ash program, said the half-dozen sites will be brought up to federal standards. But state officials also try to support the state's flagging industry, are the highest subsidies in the nation to the few..

minority markets see economic growth

The 10 states with Hispanic buying power growth since 2000 are North Dakota, South Dakota, Arkansas, South Carolina, Tennessee, Maryland, Oklahoma, Montana, Pennsylvania and Kentucky. Of those, only Pennsylvania, Maryland and Oklahoma are among the nation's 25 Hispanic consumer markets..

what teacher walkouts changed in our politics

Democratic Drew Edmondson's loss to Republican Kevin Stitt prompted Oklahoma press to dub November election a disappointment for teachers, the story is more complicated, argues Thompson.. ... Republican Oklahoma City, including surprising win for Democrat Kendra Horn over Republican and..

how one murder could reshape oklahoma

His lawyers then raised more intriguing challenge that Oklahoma did not have the jurisdiction to convict him of murder because the crime took place on Creek Nation's lands.. ... The problem, argues Oklahoma, is that Creek no longer exists. In the years leading up to Oklahoma..

oklahoma and kansas enact anti-lgbt laws

Over the week, Governor Mary Fallin of Oklahoma and Governor Jeff Colyer of Kansas have signed laws allowing state-funded adoption and foster care agencies to follow their religious beliefs when placing children with families... ... Even without these laws, nobody is forcing agencies..

ladies’ night

Carrie Blumert, said women deciding to run was primary reason so many were elected Oklahoma on Tuesday.. ... her dream became to stay in Sooner state so long as she saw changes at the capital... ..

us congress rejects anti-lgbt adoption amendment

Currently, Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South Dakota, Texas, and Virginia  have laws in place that are similar to Aderholt Amendment... ... Currently, Alabama, Kansas, Michigan, Mississippi, North Dakota, Oklahoma, South Carolina, South..

america at war: the first year [excerpt]

Five of the battleships, the Arizona, Oklahoma, California, Nevada and West Virginia, were sunk or beached three other battleships, the Pennsylvania,  Marylandand Tennessee, and three cruisers, the Helena, Honolulu and Raleigh, were damaged. The Arizona blew up and was total loss the ..

government waste gets a new warrior

Steve Russell, freshman from Oklahoma's Fifth district, is lieutenant colonel who served 21 years in Army where he helped capture Saddam Hussein during Iraq war.. In the spirit of Oklahoma Senator Tom Coburn, and in the hope of reinforcing his legacy, the report identifies ten specific..

extreme weather batters state budgets

Just last week, 362 tornadoes ripped  through Alabama, Oklahoma, Mississippi, Tennessee, Georgia, Louisiana, and Virginia, the outbreak since 1936. ... All seven states, fact, project 2012 gaps-- Georgia, Louisiana, Mississippi, Oklahoma, Virginia, and Tennessee, according to Center on..

top 10 shameful events in american history

The Choctaw, Creek, Cherokee, Seminole and Chickasaw tribes were forced off their lands Mississippi, Alabama, Georgia, North Carolina and Florida, and required to move to what is now Oklahoma. ... All told, 19,500 Creek, 4,300 Chickasaw, 12,500 Choctaw, 2,833 Seminole and 20,000 Cherokee were..

man facing sex charges has plea rejected by judge

CHAMBERSBURG, Pa - Franklin County Judge Carol Van Horn on Thursday rejected agreement that would have resulted in seven- to prison sentence for Oklahoma man accused of raping his daughter.. ... After his arrest, the wife and three children left Oklahoma and returned to Waynesboro, Pa.,..

campaign launched to stop ross execution

Bud Welch's only daughter, Julie, was 23 when she and 167 others died in Oklahoma City bombing of Murrah Federal Building. ... Ross, like Oklahoma City Timothy McVeigh, has opted to waive further appeals and become, in death jargon, volunteer. ..

berks man won't testify at nichols trial

In making the ruling, Oklahoma Judge Steven Taylor prevented defense lawyers from calling Mark Thomas of Kutztown as in the trial of Terry Nichols. ... Mark Hamm, Indiana State University criminologist, wrote 2001 book that outlined alleged ties between Oklahoma City bombing and ARA. ..

tribunedigital-mcall

Nichols prosecutors pushed for the penalty for his Timothy McVeigh's bombing of Oklahoma City in 1995, the jury deadlocked and he received in prison.. ... Nichols prosecutors pushed for the penalty for his Timothy McVeigh's bombing of Oklahoma City in 1995, the jury deadlocked and he..

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