Headlines: Senator Shortey Latest, Family Leave Rejected & Pokes Start Tournament Play

Mar 17, 2017

Headlines for Friday, March 17, 2017:

  • The Cleveland County District Attorney files charges against State Senator Ralph Shortey. (NewsOK)

  • South OKC voters feel betrayed by Shortey. (NewsOK)

  • Lawmakers face an order to pay back ten million dollars to the lottery Trust fund. (Tulsa World)

  • Cutting mental health care spending can hurt patients. (Journal Record)

  • The State Senate rejects a measure extending unpaid family leave. (NewsOK)

  • Early childhood education advocates testify before Congress. (Tulsa World)

  • Altus calls on lawmakers to use state military commission on wind farms. (NewsOK

  • Osage Tribal members vote Monday on Same Sex Marriage. (Tulsa World)

  • OK County Sheriff candidates promise changes to the office. (Journal Record)

  • Governor Fallin enlists a former Tulsa State lawmaker as her new General Council. (AP)

  • Indie Trunk Show includes 8-year-old entrepreneur. (Tulsa World)

  • St. Patrick’s Day marks the closing of OKC’s Pump Bar. (Journal Record)

  • Local Wal-Mart workers receive bonuses. (Tulsa World)

  • Health groups set site on northeast OKC. (NewsOK)

  • Russell Westbrook gets another triple-double in a win against Toronto. (NewsOK)

  • OSU hopes to move forward in NCAA. (NewsOK)