Headlines: Teacher Union Demands, Wal-Mart Employee Bonuses & Thunder Throws Shade

Mar 9, 2018

Headlines for Friday, March 9, 2018:

  • The largest Oklahoma teachers union lays out demands from the state legislature. (NewsOK)

  • Leader of the state Senate says $10K pay raise is very unrealistic. (Tulsa World)

  • Senate passes bill allowing schools to use property taxes for teacher pay. (Journal Record)

  • House approves bill to end educational and experience requirements for prison wardens. (Tulsa World)

  • Police arrest US Grant student with a loaded gun in his backpack. (NewsOK)

  • Attorneys for Robert Bates try again to overturn his conviction. (Tulsa World)

  • Task Force meets to discuss untested rape kits in Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • Wal-Mart employees in Oklahoma get a bonus.  (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa developer heads to Arkansas to help with medical marijuana. (Tulsa World)

  • Businesses look at their long-term loans as interest rates threaten to climb. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma moves closer to matching national average in stock market wealth. (NewsOK)

  • Startup focuses on moving water for oil and gas. (Journal Record)

  • Defense contractor expansion in OKC could bring more jobs to the metro. (NewsOK)

  • An OKC dentist buys a spot formerly owned by a chocolate store. (Journal Record)

  • Possibly the oldest survivor the 1921 Tulsa Race Riots dies at the age of 99. (Tulsa World)

  • Thunder beats the Suns at home. (NewsOK)