Archive: 03/15/18: Thursday
House Reveals Teacher Pay Plan With No Way To Fund It
House Republicans presented a plan they say would give teachers large raises, more than they are demanding over six years, and even more if they continue teaching. But there’s a problem with the plan. Lawmakers didn’t identify a way to pay for the $700 million plan. “This plan today is a plan that I think is achievable” said Representative Charles McCall (R) House Speaker, flanked by teachers and members of Professional Oklahoma Educators. That plan...
Fire Threat Still Extreme; Storms Possible SundayMarch Madness is here, and we're not just talking about basketball. We've got a little bit of everything in the weather mix the next couple of days. See also: Current Conditions & 9-Day Forecast The fire threat is still extreme across the Sooner State. Temperatures got into the 70s on Thursday and will again on Friday. Temperatures Thursday night will only drop to the low 50s. It will be a cooler and a lot less windy on Saturday, which is also St. Patrick's Day. But it won't be...
School, 911 Employees On Leave After Autistic Student Drowns In River
A 14-year-old autistic boy who wandered away from his New York school and apparently drowned was marked as being in class by three school employees even though surveillance video shows him getting off the school bus and walking away from campus, authorities said Tuesday.
Cleveland Teen Blows Kisses During Livestock Show, Wins Reserve Champion
A Green Country teenager won a big prize during Oklahoma’s largest youth livestock show, but he also won over a lot of hearts. Gavin Fuss is a 13-year-old Cleveland boy with Downs Syndrome, won Reserve Grand Champion with his Poland Gilt pig at the Oklahoma Youth Expo on Friday
Trends, Topics & Tags: Russian Man Saws Off Portion Of Car In Order To Park
We've all had to deal with bad parkers or people who take up multiple parking spaces. But one man in Russia decided he wasn't going to deal with a bad parking job. So, he cut off the corner of someone else's car so he could fit in the parking space next to them.