Headlines: Independent Redistricting Petition, Broadway Extension Closing & Thunder Crushes Lakers

Jan 4, 2018

Headlines for Thursday, January 4, 2018:

  • Petition calls for independence in legislative district lines (NewsOK)

  • Ongoing special session is keeping legislative lawyers busy. (Journal Record)

  • Former St. Gregory educators struggle to find work (NewsOK)

  • Former OKC Mayor Humphreys submits resignation for OU Board of Regents. (NewsOK)

  • Charter & Virtual Charter Schools top the list of state allocated dollars. (Tulsa World)

  • Highway construction stalls over a lack of state funding. (Journal Record)

  • Broadway Extension in OKC is closing as the widening project at I-44 continues. (NewsOK)

  • Lawsuit challenges Tulsa law banning city employees from political campaigns. (Tulsa World)

  • Electric lines could tie proposed panhandle wind farm to a Tulsa substation (Tulsa World)

  • American Airlines workers get a bonus after the federal tax cuts. (Tulsa World)

  • Architects unveil designs for 17-story downtown OKC Omni Hotel. (NewsOK)

  • Construction companies expect increase in business for 2018. (Journal Record)

  • Frigid temperatures don’t concern winter wheat farmers as much as drought. (NewsOK)

  • A Chickasha baker is finding sweet success. (Journal Record)

  • OKC Thunder easily takes down the Los Angeles Lakers. (NewsOK)