Mandatory smart meter installation has begun

Despite a growing list of concerns about radiation and invasion of property, Public Service Co. has started installing about 290,000 smart meters in the Tulsa metro area.

No new spending

Rep. David Dank, R-Oklahoma City, said the Subcommittee on Revenue and Taxation he chairs will decline to hold hearings on any measures that have a negative fiscal impact on the state budget.

Curbing texting

A bill aimed at curbing the dangerous trend of texting while driving easily passed out of a House committee.

Gas chamber proposal

The Senate Judiciary Committee advanced legislation that would allow the state to utilize nitrogen hypoxia as an alternative method for executing death row prisoners. 

Vote no on $415m TPS bonds

On March 3, voters in the Tulsa Public School District will decide the fate of a $415,000,000.00 property tax increase.

Facts don't trump a 'good story'

Brian Williams, the news anchor of the NBC Nightly News has been suspended without pay for six months after he apologized on the air for lying about his reporting on the invasion of Iraq in 2003.

Courageous judge in Alabama

Chief Justice Roy Moore of the Alabama Supreme Court says that the federal government is overstepping its authority and violating the 10th Amendment to the U.S. Constitution by trying to redefine marriage in his state.

Letter: Obama doing nothing against ISIS

Regarding the president's recent remarks at the National Prayer Breakfast, while it is not an outright lie to suggest that barbaric acts have been committed in the name of Christ, the president's remarks, and especially the reference to the Crusades, are both historically inaccurate and contextually inappropriate. 

Letter: America must wake up, repent

Speaking at the National Prayer Breakfast recently at the Washington Hilton in Washington, D.C., President Obama talked about how "professions of faith have been used both as an instrument of great good, but also twisted and misused in the name of evil."  

A Big Step Forward

To most observers the Tulsa Public School Board did itself proud when they unanimously voted to hire Dr. Deborah Gist as TPS new superintendent.

KSU sweeps Oklahoma

Oklahoma (17-8, 8-5 Big 12) has won every game at home this season except one – against Kansas State. 

TCU upsets O-State

For the first time in history, Oklahoma State (17-8, 7-6 Big 12) had won three games in a row against Top 25 teams. The loss Saturday against unranked TCU (15-10, 2-10) ended that streak

ORU loses at home

ORU suffered only its second loss at home Saturday night as the Golden Eagles fell to South Dakota, 83-70, at the Mabee Center.

UConn swamps TU

Connecticut (14-9, 7-4), who won the national championship last season, held Tulsa (17-7, 10-2) to its lowest total of the year with a 70-45 win last Thursday night in Connecticut.