Headlines: Shortey Suspended, High Fire Danger & Tulsa Hoops Preps

Mar 16, 2017

Headlines for Thursday, March 16, 2017:

  • State Senator under investigation for a relationship with a teenage boy gets suspended. (NewsOK)

  • Agencies start implementing $35 million in cuts. (Journal Record)

  • Local businesses near state parks react to word of possible closures. (Journal Record)

  • Retailers push lawmakers for more changes to State Question 780 passed by voters. (NewsOK)

  • Democratic candidates for Governor plan to attend a town hall this weekend. (NewsOK)

  • State lawmakers consider bills giving local control of livestock feed operations. (Journal Record)

  • High winds could increase fire danger in Oklahoma. (KFOR)

  • Planned rate hike gets mixed reaction from Oklahoma financial professionals. (Tulsa World)

  • Owners of a Caddo County wind farm want a lawsuit against them removed from federal court. (Journal Record)

  • Construction of Oklahoma City’s streetcar rail system begins. (NewsOK)

  • OKC gets ready for whitewater season. (Journal Record)

  • Tulsa’s BOK Center is getting ready for college basketball. (Tulsa World)