Archive: 12/14/17: Thursday
USPS Sees Increase In Holiday Shipping Volume
The United State Postal Service (USPS) is seeing a 10 percent increase in volume this holiday season compared to the same period last year. To keep up with the influx, more carriers are clocking in and more are working longer hours, according to the USPS.
SCOTUS Sports Betting Case Could Affect Oklahoma
Here in Oklahoma, it's easy to gamble. Just walk inside one of the state's 70 plus casinos and take your pick, slots, blackjack, poker, and in some locations, you can even bet on horse racing. But, if you want to wager $20 on the Thunder, you're out of luck.
State Auditor Testifies About Health Department Misspending
A state House of Representatives investigation is revealing more details about the Department of Health "misspending” at least $30 million. One week after the agency announced it is laying off 200 employees, we are getting some answers and it appears someone is lying.
Disney, Fox Deal Combines Two Of World’s Biggest Entertainment Giants
Disney (DIS) is buying a large part of the Murdoch family's 21st Century Fox (FOXA) in a deal valued $52.4 billion, including film and television studios, cable and international TV businesses, as it tries to meet competition from technology companies in the entertainment business.
Net Neutrality Vote: FCC Repeals Rules That Affect Internet Speed
The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday overturned "net neutrality," the regulations ensuring that internet service providers such as AT&T (T), Comcast (CMCSA) and Verizon (VZ) treat all website and content equally. The meeting was charged, reflecting the public controversy over whether to preserve or eliminate the Obama-era rules. As if to punctuate the drama, attendees at the FCC hearing were forced to abruptly clear the room over unspecified security conc...