Headlines: Democratic Budget Plan, Damaging Storms & Distracted Driving

Oct 6, 2017

Headlines for Friday, October 6, 2017:

  • House Dems put pressure on Republicans while unveiling a solution to fix the budget. (Tulsa World)

  • Superintendent Joy Hofmeister is warning of lower test scores amid new standards. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa FOP deletes controversial Las Vegas shooting post. (Tulsa World)

  • US lawmakers from Oklahoma support 20-week abortion ban. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma‚Äôs Congressional delegation might consider ban on bump stocks. (NewsOK)

  • Ethics Commission hears opposition to rule change for lawmakers to lobbyists. (Tulsa World)

  • Storms affect damaged infrastructure statewide. (Journal Record)

  • Former DHS Adoptive Parent of the Year gets jail time for child abuse. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa-based aerospace manufacturer pens possible $1B contract with Airbus. (Tulsa World)

  • A new addiction treatment facility breaks ground in Edmond. (NewsOK)

  • OKC Zoo issues rabies warning after bat found on the grounds. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa Fire Department increases its fleet. (Tulsa World)

  • OKC Leadership Summit focuses on ways to make the city grow. (Journal Record)

  • OKC Boathouse building named in honor of Aubrey McClendon. (NewsOK)

  • Gamers gather in Oklahoma City to raise money for a good cause. (Okie Geek Podcast)

  • Study finds new car electronics are distracting drivers. (NewsOK)