Archive: 12/21/17: Thursday
Street Crews Prepping OKC Bridges For Possibility Of Ice
Oklahoma City street crews are preparing for the possibility of freezing drizzle on Friday by pre-treating bridges and overpasses. In a press release sent to News 9, city officials said crews will be "on hand to salt streets along the city's snow routes if snow or ice begins to accumulate on the roadway." They also offer these preparation tips: The Office of Emergency Management offers these tips and more at okc.gov/prepare: • Have more than one way ...
Kirk Humphreys Resigns From OU Board Of Regents
Kirk Humphreys, the former mayor of Oklahoma City and a current member of the OU Board of Regents, resigned his position on the board, effective the start of the spring semester. Humphreys announced the decision at a special meeting called by the board on Thursday. The meeting comes after Humphreys made controversial comments about homosexuals on a Sunday morning public affairs program on KFOR-TV. Humphreys has since apologized for the comments, and he listened to members of the uni...
GOP Tax Bill Fact-Check: How Both Sides Stretch The Truth
You wouldn't know it from President Donald Trump's rhetoric, but the tax overhaul coming into effect is heavily tilted to the rich. It also leaves "Obamacare" in place, despite his assertion that the tax plan repeals the health care law. Nothing about the plan provides the fuel to achieve economic growth at the levels he's predicted.