Headlines: Step Up Support, Industrial Hemp & OU Planet Discoveries

Feb 8, 2018

Headlines for Thursday, February 8, 2018:

  • A new poll shows broad support for the Step Up Oklahoma plan. (KOSU)

  • Small oil producers join in support of Step Up Oklahoma. (StateImpact OK)

  • Step Up Income Tax changes could impact poorer Oklahomans. (Journal Record)

  • State workers don’t want to be left out of the Step Up Oklahoma plan. (NewsOK)

  • Lawmaker proposes bill to allow the study of industrial hemp growth. (NewsOK)

  • A bill putting restrictions on the Governor’s cabinet advances in the House. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma’s Senators differ on views over the U.S. budget deal. (NewsOK)

  • A Tulsa jury doesn’t take very long to decide the fate of a suspected killer. (Tulsa World)

  • Multiple agencies conduct what they are calling a major drug sweep in Tulsa County. (KWGS)

  • Court ruling on tribal land could impact future cases. (Journal Record)

  • AG diversifies donors for election campaign. (NewsOK)

  • LGBTQ group gets UCO student organization to rescind invitation to speaker. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma City considers marketing to riders of its coming streetcar. (Journal Record)

  • SandRidge considers merger proposal from Midstream. (NewsOK)

  • Valiant Midstream plans a natural gas system in southeast Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • Kansas horse association turns to Oklahoma. (Journal Record)

  • A team of OU astrophysicists say they have detected planets in another galaxy. (KGOU)

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