World parent company buys seven papers

The parent company of the Tulsa World, part of the Warren Buffett financial empire, has purchased seven additional newspapers in the Tulsa area.

Tulsans plan for National Day of Prayer May 7

Individual Tulsans and many groups will take part in The National Day of Prayer on May 7 as Christians throughout America continue the traditional of asking God for His favor for the nation.

New law to expand state charter schools

Legislation giving all state school districts the ability to expand public education options has received final Senate approval and has been signed into law by Gov. Mary Fallin. 

Law protects school employees

School employees will soon be protected from liability for acting in their official duty at school functions under legislation signed into law.  

City councilors push homosexuality

Tulsa city councilors continue to promote homosexuality by adding special rights to people based on their sexual lifestyles rather than inherent traits.

'Over-reach' by TSA operatives

A couple of Transportation Security Administration agents have been fired at Denver International Airport because one of them sexually groped passengers.

Gilbert, Bartlett want tax hikes

City Councilor Karen Gilbert, a registered Republican, wants to raise taxes – almost twice as much as Mayor Dewey Bartlett.

In America, all are doing what is right in their own eyes

Last week I was in Florida to see the Passion Play The Story of Jesus that my cousin, Mike Graham, produces each year.  After two performances on Friday and Saturday of each weekend for five weekends, he needs to allow his voice to rest, so he asked me to speak at his church Sunday morning.

Taking a Chance

The Sunday Review Section of the New York Times carried an excellent article by David Leonhardt entitled, "College for the Masses."

Where will American churches be permitted to build?

RLUIPA, the Religious Land Use and Institutionalized Persons Act, is a federal law that was enacted in 2000 in an effort to protect churches primarily from abuse from local governments that used zoning tactics to prevent them from expansion.

OU's Buddy Hield to return in 2015

The Oklahoma Sooner basketball team got a boost Friday as Buddy Hield, the Big 12 Player of the Year, announced he would forego the NBA draft and return to OU for his senior year.

OSU football put on one-year probation

Oklahoma State's football program has been penalized after an NCAA investigation uncovered violations mentioned in a 2013 Sports Illustrated article.

TU opener is 2:30 p.m. Sept. 5

The game time for the season opener for Tulsa football on September 5 against the FAU Owls has been scheduled for 2:30 p.m. at H.A. Chapman Stadium. 

Shock lesbian arrested in Arizona

Phoenix Mercury center Brittney Griner and her lesbian fiancée, Tulsa Shock forward Glory Johnson, were arrested April 22 on charges of assault and disorderly conduct, the Maricopa County (Arizona) Sheriff's Office said in a statement.