Headlines: Health Agency Cuts, New Tulsa Deputies & Freezing Ticks

Jan 3, 2018

Headlines for Wednesday, January 3, 2018:

  • A revised financial plan from the Department of Health shows more cuts and layoffs. (NewsOK)
  • State officials resume work to fix the embattled Department of Health. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma homeless struggle under freezing temperatures. (NewsOK)

  • Despite a cold end, December was actually warmer than normal. (Tulsa World)
  • The town of El Reno is mourning the loss of three children in a house fire. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa County swears in its first deputies in three years. (Tulsa World)

  • Costs are rising for the new Tulsa city jail expected to open in March. (Tulsa World)

  • A paperwork error forces a delay in OKC school renovation. (NewsOK)

  • OKC park, trail and infrastructure investment fees come up short in 2017. (Journal Record)

  • Fallin appoints a new Oklahoma County judge. (NewsOK)

  • Questions arise about panhandle wind farm. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma’s energy sector helped boost the state’s economy in 2017. (Journal Record)

  • New service at Stillwater airport brings double expected passengers in its first year. (Tulsa World)

  • Cold weather could have an impact on the tick population. (Tulsa World)