Oklahoma State Election Board Secretary Paul Ziriax says voters have until Friday Aug. 1 to register to vote in the Aug. 26 Runoff Primary Election.
Voter registration forms can be downloaded from the Oklahoma State Election Board's website. They are also available at county election boards, post offices, tag agencies, libraries and some other public locations.
Voters must either register in person or mail their registration forms in and have them postmarked by the deadline.
Congressman Tom Cole (OK-04) will host three town hall meetings across the Fourth District of Oklahoma in the month of August.
He invites constituents and members of the press to join him as he speaks in Frederick, Newcastle and Purcell, providing an update on the issues facing the district and answering questions from the audience.
Tuesday, August 5 at noon Banc First Conference Center 201 S. Main Street Frederick, OK 73542
Tuesday, August 26 at 5:30 p.m. Newcastle Community Center 705 NW 10th Street Newcastle, OK 73065
The Attorney General’s Office is now conducting a review of the Workers Compensation Commission after questions were raised about its compliance with the Open Meetings Act.
According to published reports, Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater launched an investigation July 21 of the newly created Workers Compensation Commission after questions were raised about its compliance with the Open Meetings Act. Prater closed that investigation after meeting Friday with the Attorney General’s Office.
Gov. Mary Fallin is complaining to federal officials about the potential cost to Oklahoma from unaccompanied immigrant minors who are released from a temporary shelter at Fort Sill and placed with sponsors in the state.
In a letter Monday to President Barack Obama, Fallin complained that Oklahoma taxpayers are being forced to subsidize the costs for education and health care for children who are placed with sponsors in Oklahoma.
Margot Adler, one of the signature voices on NPR's airwaves for more than three decades, died Monday at her home in New York City. She was 68 and had been battling cancer.
Margot joined the NPR staff as a general assignment reporter in 1979. She went on to cover everything from the beginnings of the AIDS epidemic to confrontations involving the Ku Klux Klan in Greensboro, N.C., to the terrorist attacks of Sept. 11, 2001.
Long before the written word, stories were conveyed audibly through voice and music, and/or visually through art. They were used to explain significant events like natural disasters, conflicts, and histories. Myths, legends, fairytales, fables, ghost stories, heroic tales, epic adventures, religions, and origin stories grew from acts of storytelling.