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8:11 am
Fri March 27, 2015

Headlines: Storm Cleanup, Teacher Union Dues & Ready, Gazette, Go

Headlines for Friday, March 27, 2015:

  • Governor Mary Fallin is declaring a state of emergency for 25 counties. (NewsOK)
     
  • Tulsans are getting back to picking up the pieces this morning. (Tulsa World)
     
  • A bill banning payroll deductions to teachers’ unions heads to the Governor. (Oklahoma Watch)
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Local News
9:17 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Ex-OU Student Apologizes For Racist Chant On Fraternity Bus

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Headlines
7:28 am
Thu March 26, 2015

Headlines: Tornadoes, SAE Apology & Other Lives

Headlines for Thursday, March 26, 2015:

  • Tornadoes tear through Tulsa and its suburbs especially in Sand Springs. (Tulsa World)

  • Western Heights and Moore Public Schools are closing after storms rip through central Oklahoma. (News9)

  • A former OU student publicly apologizes for his involvement leading fellow fraternity members in a racist chant earlier this month.  (KGOU)

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Headlines
8:09 am
Wed March 25, 2015

Headlines: SAE Apology, Vision 2025 & Baby Gorilla

Headlines for Wednesday, March 25, 2015:

  • One of the students at the center of a racist chant at OU plans a public apology today. (Dallas Morning News)

  • Cities in Tulsa County want a penny sales tax extension. (Journal Record)

  • A Duncan man allegedly involved in the shooting death of an Australian baseball player accepts a life sentence with a possibility of parole in 36 years. (NewsOK)

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Headlines
7:55 am
Tue March 24, 2015

Headlines: Rally Snow Day, Doctor Shopping & Supergirls

Headlines for Tuesday, March 24, 2015:

  • Tulsa’s School Superintendent wants to use a snow day for a teacher rally at the capitol Monday. (Tulsa World)

  • A bill to crack down on prescription drug abuse moves a step closer to the governor’s desk. (NewsOK)

  • A New Vision 2025 is coming to Tulsa. (Tulsa World)

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Headlines
8:01 am
Mon March 23, 2015

Headlines: Tea Party Pay, Water Bills and Potholes

Headlines for Monday, March 23, 2015:

  • Congressman Jim Bridenstine pays a former tea party leader $64,000 dollars for a special project. (NewsOK)

  • Law enforcement leaders are calling on legislators to get more mental health evaluations for inmates. (Tulsa World)

  • A chief investigator with Veterans’ Affairs faces charges of faking his credentials as a police officer. (NewsOK)

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Headlines
8:09 am
Fri March 20, 2015

Headlines: Native American Center, Hate Groups and Elephants

Headlines for Friday, March 20, 2015:

  • Hope is waning for a completed Native American Cultural Center in Oklahoma City. (NewsOK)

  • The Myriad Gardens Foundation is changing plans after a new Oklahoma City Convention Center land deal died. (Journal Record)

  • The state Senate is giving its employees more than $200,000 dollars in raises. (NewsOK)

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Headlines
7:12 am
Thu March 19, 2015

Headlines: SAE Racism, Education Money & Texting and Driving

Headlines for Thursday, March 19, 2015:

  • SAE plans to combat racism. (KGOU)
     
  • The cities of Norman and Tulsa are facing lawsuits over credit card fees. (Journal Record)
     
  • Education goes before lawmakers for money. (NewsOK)
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6:27 pm
Wed March 18, 2015

Sigma Alpha Epsilon Announces Anti-Discrimination Plan

Sigma Alpha Epsilon announced Wednesday a plan to eliminate instances of racial discrimination and insensitivity among its members nationwide. The fraternity's move follows the disbanding of its University of Oklahoma chapter for racially offensive actions.

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Headlines
7:55 am
Wed March 18, 2015

Headlines: High-Stakes Testing, Mall Opposition & Unemployment

Headlines for Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

  • An investigation of the County Commissioners Association leads to a shakeup in leadership. (Journal Record)
     
  • Oklahoma City’s Superintendent blames testing on high suspension rates among minorities. (NewsOK)

  • Members of the Muscogee Creek Nation file a petition to remove their chief. (Tulsa World)

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