Headlines: Execution Secrecy, Earthquake Study & Testing

Mar 17, 2015

Headlines for Tuesday, March 17, 2015:

  • A Senate panel barely passes a bill to ban teachers from paying union dues through their paycheck. (NewsOK)

  • Secrecy might have led to the botched execution of Clayton Lockett last April. (Tulsa World)

  • Electric company OG&E defends its call to raise customer rates as much as 15-percent by 2019. (NewsOK)

  • An Oklahoma City MAPS 3 oversight subcommittee meets to talk about a new Convention Center. (Journal Record)

  • New study focuses on earthquakes and injection wells. (Tulsa World)

  • Medical waste including used vials and syringes found in the Arkansas River in eastern Oklahoma.  (KFOR)

  • A House committee starts Spring Break by approving a bill to cut down on tests for Oklahoma students. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma City is getting the state’s first computer science academy. (NewsOK)

  • For St. Patrick’s Day, people are wearing the green, but golfers aren’t hitting the green. (Journal Record)

  • The Thunder put up a good fight but fell to the Dallas Mavericks, 119 to 115. (ESPN)