Headlines: Doctor Shopping, Stillwater Drilling & Energy Jobs

Apr 1, 2015

Headlines for Wednesday, April 1, 2015:

  • Governor Fallin signs a bill to crack down on prescription drug abuse. (NewsOK)

  • Two Stillwater city counselors say they got an ultimatum by energy lobbyists to delay a vote on a drilling ban. (Tulsa World)

  • A Stillwater lawmaker says a bill dealing with earthquakes in Oklahoma protects the energy industry. (Tulsa World)

  • A former lawmaker takes a job at OU in response to a racist video that went viral. (NewsOK)

  • Conoco Phillips is getting ready to lay off workers with the decline in oil prices, (Tulsa World)

  • The death toll from last week’s storms grows from one to four. (NewsOK)

  • Prison officials at the Oklahoma State Penitentiary are investigating the death of an inmate as a homicide. (McAlester News Capital)

  • Efforts are underway for improving business in south Oklahoma City. (Journal Record)
     
  • The Oklahoma City Council approves $660,000 to improve the look of Bricktown. (News9)

  • New jobs are coming to Bartlesville. (Journal Record)

  • The Oklahoma City Zoo wants to increase literacy in children. (KFOR)

  • OKC star Kevin Durant undergoes his third foot surgery in less than a year. (KTUL)

  • Oklahoma State’s men’s basketball head coach is staying for an eighth season. (Tulsa World)