Archive: 2/3/17: Friday
Colonial DayHundreds of fifth graders took a trip back in time today. It was all part of the 15th annual Colonial Days. Nearly 600 kids dressed in costumes participated in interactive activities like colonial dancing, games and even a patriot-loyalist debate. They even brought in some famous faces -- George Washington, Benedict Arnold and Ben Franklin. The event is usually held at the state capitol. However, due to all the construction going on they held it at the First Presbyterian C...
Pet Of The Week: Meet Pepper
Pepper is a 1-year-old black and tan Long Haired Dachshund mix. Don’t let her shaggy appearance fool you; she’s an absolute doll! This sweet girl likes to go for long walks and to snuggle on laps. She gets along with other dogs and loves all people! She can be a little shy at first but warms up quickly. She and her sister, Chili, are very close and always together. They would love to be adopted together!
Groups Sue Governor's Office Over Lack Of Transparency
On Friday, an Oklahoma County judge denied a summary judgment request by both a local non-profit and a local newspaper in their attempt to get the Oklahoma Governor’s office to fulfill their Open Records request which was made in the summer of 2014.
Teacher Pay Raises A Top Priority During Oklahoma’s 2017 Legislative Session
State legislative leaders this week released their priorities for this session. Besides bridging an estimated $900-million budget gap, lawmakers on both sides agreed teacher pay raises should be at the top of their "to-do lists."
New Court Filing Details Baylor Football Coaches Handling Of Sexual Assault Cases
A new court filing detailed allegations that former Baylor University football coach Art Briles ignored sexual assaults by players, failed to alert university officials or discipline athletes and allowed them to continue playing.
Procedural Vote On Betsy DeVos Expected Friday
The Senate will hold a procedural vote Friday to move forward on the confirmation of Betsy DeVos as President Donald Trump’s education secretary -- but the decision of two Republicans senators to oppose her could cause trouble for her final confirmation vote next week.