Headlines: Step Up Oklahoma, Flu Deaths & Raspberry Shakes

Jan 12, 2018

Headlines for Friday, January 12, 2017:

  • Oklahoma business leaders call for legislative, executive reform to raise revenue for the state. (NewsOK)

  • The state’s case against opioid manufacturers gets a trial date. (Journal Record)

  • A bill going before lawmakers taxes opioid distributors to help fund addiction treatment. (NewsOK)

  • A third flu death in Tulsa County brings the statewide total to 22. (Tulsa World)

  • All five Oklahoma Reps back surveillance bill. (NewsOK)

  • Humphreys retains position on John Rex Charter Board. (NewsOK)

  • Bixby Schools begins search for new superintendent. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa School officials hear from public on institutional names. (Tulsa World)

  • Town of Warner fires two city workers for racist comments on Martin Luther King, Jr. Day. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma moves a step closer to solving long term drought issues. (Journal Record)

  • Street outside First National center partially reopens after falling debris. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa baker sues Oregon farm over fruit contaminated with rock. (Tulsa World)

  • Major national brands are expressing interest in a west downtown OKC hotel. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma sweet oil tops $60 for the first time in three years. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma Geological Survey provides computers to raise awareness of earthquakes. (NewsOK)