Headlines: Teacher Walkout Date, Medical Marijuana Opposition & OSU Beats OU in Big12 Tourney

Mar 8, 2018

Headlines for Thursday, March 8, 2018:

  • State’s largest teachers union announces plans for a possible statewide teacher walkout. (NewsOK)

  • Governor, Superintendent say understand teachers’ frustrations. (Tulsa World)

  • John Marshall students walkout over school violence. (NewsOK)

  • Hale Junior High students protest violence in schools. (Tulsa World)

  • House Republicans say they want to keep Charles McCall as their Speaker. (Tulsa World)

  • Interfaith leaders call for changes to House chaplain program (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma could join other southern states placing work requirements on Medicaid. (Journal Record)

  • Senate passes bills giving lawmakers more control over revenue. (Tulsa World)

  • Justice reform group introduces wish list for lawmakers. (NewsOK)

  • Allegations increase over misuse of money at state police pension offices. (NewsOK)

  • Mental health issues in Oklahoma could last a generation at least. (Journal Record)

  • Former Bixby High football players plead not guilty to rape. (Tulsa World)

  • Opponents to medical marijuana launch a political action committee. (NewsOK)

  • Texas political consultant gets sued by Oklahoma lawmakers over GPS tracker. (NewsOK)

  • Changes could be coming to utility payments for Oklahomans. (Journal Record)

  • Immigration officials consider OKC for new detention facility. (NewsOK)

  • Devon plans to sell acreages to buy back stock. (NewsOK)

  • Tulsa allows anyone to take private from right of ways. (Tulsa World)

  • Money magazine names OKC a top travel destination. (NewsOK)

  • Art show focuses on younger artists. (Journal Record)

  • Cowboys top the Sooners in bedlam play in the Big 12 tournament. (NewsOK)