Headlines: Test Score Results, Increasing Voter Turnout & Colored Powder Ban

Oct 12, 2017

Headlines for Thursday, October 12, 2017:

  • Oklahoma schools are looking over predicted lower test results for students. (Tulsa World)

  • Budget cuts are taking their toll on school athletics. (Journal Record)

  • Concerns rise over student athlete injuries. (Journal Record)

  • A long serving Tulsa City Counselor says he won’t seek reelection. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma County Commissioner Willa Johnson also says she won’t seek another term. (KFOR)

  • Getting people to Oklahoma’s polls is harder than it sounds. (Journal Record)

  • Opening statements begin today in the fourth murder trial of a former Tulsa police officer. (Tulsa World)

  • Officials hope deck of cards can help solve cold cases. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma City receives a permit to get water from the Kiamichi Basin. (NewsOK)

  • Grant helps UCO expand services to veterans. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma City sees another bump in sales tax revenue. (NewsOK)

  • Nonprofits turn to golf tournaments to raise money. (Journal Record)

  • Owasso hosts Special Olympics soccer tournament. (Tulsa World)

  • OKC considers banning colored powder for rainbow-themed fun runs. (Journal Record)