Headlines: Bill Deadline, School Threat Arrests & Reba McEntire Hosting ACM Again

Mar 2, 2018

Headlines for Friday, March 2, 2018:

  • Chaos at the Capitol on deadline day. (Journal Record)

  • Lawmakers appear to backtrack on changing State Question 640. (Tulsa World)

  • Senators call out pastor who claimed shootings, hurricane were “Wrath of God”. (Tulsa World)

  • Governor gets bill to help fund Oklahoma’s university medical schools. (Tulsa World)

  • Broken Arrow Republican Representative says he’s not seeking reelection. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma County DA David Prater to seek a fourth term. (NewsOK)

  • Pruitt promises to sit in coach on his next flight (Tulsa World)

  • Authorities arrest an Okay school student over rifle pics on social media. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma school threats and arrests increase since Florida shooting. (NewsOK)

  • Sand Springs students hold a walkout over education cuts. (Tulsa World)

  • Special prosecutor files charges for a sexual assault on a Bixby football player. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa sees an increase in pedestrian fatalities. (Tulsa World)

  • A second strain of flu is now affecting more Oklahomans than the primary strain. (Tulsa World)

  • SE Oklahoma sees record rainfall. (Tulsa World)

  • GPT tax ballot petition for education goes before the state’s high court. (NewsOK)

  • Judge hears arguments in two cases brought by Oklahomans over earthquakes. (Journal Record)

  • The economy of Oklahoma--- and our neighbors--- continues an upward journey. (AP)

  • Tulsa food desert is getting a grocer. (Tulsa World)

  • The former Chase Tower in downtown OKC goes up for sale. (Journal Record)

  • Hip-hop artist opens a restaurant in northeast OKC. (Journal Record)

  • Reba McEntire plans to host the Academy of Country Music Awards. (NewsOK)