Headlines: Praise for New Embassy, OCPS Renames Three Schools & Gas Prices Increase

May 15, 2018

Headlines for Tuesday, May 15, 2018:

  • Oklahoma’s Congressional delegation praises movement of U.S. Embassy in Israel. (NewsOK)
  • Fallin vetoes bill designed to protect against volatility in energy taxes. (Journal Record)
  • LGBTQ group considers option after Fallin signs adoption bill. (KOSU)
  • OKC drops names of schools from Confederate generals. (NewsOK)
  • Teachers’ union challenges petition to defund pay raises. (AP)
  • Tribes look to state lawmakers as SCOTUS clears the way for sports betting. (Journal Record)
  • OU Athletic Director talks about SCOTU ruling. (NewsOK)
  • Muslim woman says Tulsa officials forced her to remove her head covering. (Tulsa World)
  • AG stands in opposition to panhandle wind farm. (NewsOK)
  • NE OKC leaders look to fill Ward 7 seat from embattled councilor. (Journal Record)
  • Pettis to remain on OK County ballot despite embezzlement charges. (NewsOK)
  • Firstep hopes new kitchen can help women out of substance abuse. (Journal Record)
  • Competition grows for downtown OKC housing project. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma sees an 8 cent rise in gas prices. (Woodward News)