Archive: 1/11/18: Thursday
Audience Erupts For Dale Girl’s Special Shot
Freshman Emily Chesser, 15, shows her support for the Dale High School Pirates every day they practice. She shoots around with the girl's basketball team and watches them get game-ready. So when she subbed in for the very first time herself Tuesday night against Oklahoma Christian Schools, it was tough for the players not to tear up.
Trump Questions Why U.S. Welcomes People From 'Sh*thole' Countries
President Trump questioned why the U.S. is accepting people from "sh*thole" countries, when lawmakers suggested bringing back legal protections for immigrants from Haiti, El Salvador and African nations as a part of a broader immigration deal, CBS News' Nancy Cordes confirms, citing a person briefed on the meeting.
Community, Business Leaders Make Call For Reform Before Legislative Session
A nonpartisan coalition of business, civic and community leaders have announced a combination of reform and revenue measures to drive efficiencies, eliminate abuse and waste, and raise revenue to support a $5,000 salary increase for teachers and to fund core services. The group has formed "Step Up Oklahoma" with rural and urban representatives from diverse business and organizational backgrounds, it was announced in a press conference Thursday morning at the Oklahoma ...
Business Leaders Discuss Details of ‘Step Up Oklahoma’ Plan
A coalition of business and community leaders released details Thursday of a plan they say will fix the state's budget problem and put the state on a strong financial fitting. However, the next step will be to sell it to lawmakers. A nonpartisan group of business and community leaders calling themselves Step Up Oklahoma is proposing the largest tax plan in state history. They said it's a hard pill to swallow, but it's the only way to get Oklahoma out of the financial crisis it's in. ...