Cases of rhinovirus/enterovirus reported in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY  - The Children's Hospital at OU Medical Center is reporting an increase in the number of hospitalizations from respiratory viruses while state and national health officials are trying to identify if those illnesses are related to a virus that has sickened more than 1,000 children across the Midwest.

Democrat lawmaker wants to raise the minimum wage

State Rep. Mike Shelton said he intends to introduce legislation next year that would raise the subminimum wage for service-sector employees whose meager salaries are supplemented with tips.

TPS teacher certification woes

A recent audit showed that 41 teachers in Tulsa Public Schools had lapsed state teaching certificates. This followed the revelation that a top administrator had been employed without the proper credentials.

Letter: Camel's nose

Look at the example of the camel's presence in Michigan. Because of religious ideology, Muslim men are allowed to have as many as four wives at one time. 

Still There Is Little Tangible Progress

The American press and the Obama administration have much in common with the Pharisee in Luke's gospel.  The Pharisee stood by himself and prayed, "God, I thank you that I'm not like other people – robbers, evildoers, and adulterers or even like this tax collector."

Children's nursery rhymes or Bible stories?

If you know anything about me at all, you know that I have recently become a grandfather. My grandson Titus turned a year old just a few weeks ago. Wanting to be good grandparents who don't rely on electronic gadgets to entertain him, my wife and I have bought books that were familiar to us growing up that we can read or sing together.

Good and bad news for TU

The good news is the Tulsa Golden Hurricane has two weeks to figure out and correct what went wrong last Saturday in Florida. The bad news is two weeks may not be long enough.