Associated Press http://kgou.org en Office Of Civil Rights Enforcement Files First Lawsuit http://kgou.org/post/office-civil-rights-enforcement-files-first-lawsuit <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;"><font color="red">Oklahoma's</font>&nbsp;attorney general has filed an anti-discrimination lawsuit against a Miami restaurant and its owner over allegations of sexual harassment of employees.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 23:19:20 +0000 Associated Press 27328 at http://kgou.org Office Of Civil Rights Enforcement Files First Lawsuit Opposition To Mandatory Minimum Wage Law http://kgou.org/post/opposition-mandatory-minimum-wage-law <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Organizers seeking a higher minimum wage in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are upset with Gov. Mary Fallin's decision to sign a bill that prohibits cities in the state from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 22:58:19 +0000 Associated Press 27327 at http://kgou.org Opposition To Mandatory Minimum Wage Law Abortion Drug Bill Passes The Senate Easily http://kgou.org/post/abortion-drug-bill-passes-senate-easily <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A bill that would restrict the use of abortion-inducing drugs in&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;has easily passed the state Senate.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 20:00:45 +0000 Associated Press 27308 at http://kgou.org Abortion Drug Bill Passes The Senate Easily New Species Discovered By Oklahoma Student http://kgou.org/post/new-species-discovered-oklahoma-student <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A salamander first discovered by a University of Tulsa doctoral student in 2011 is being hailed as a new species in an international journal for animal taxonomy.</p> Tue, 15 Apr 2014 19:55:58 +0000 Associated Press 27307 at http://kgou.org New Species Discovered By Oklahoma Student 58 Automatically Win Due To No Opposition http://kgou.org/post/58-automatically-win-due-no-opposition <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">With the candidate fields set, campaigns for state House and Senate seats across&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;are ramping up, but half of the state House and nearly one-third of the state Senate members can mothball their campaigns for another cycle.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:28:29 +0000 Associated Press 27261 at http://kgou.org 58 Automatically Win Due To No Opposition Vote To Ban Sex Offenders From State Parks http://kgou.org/post/vote-ban-sex-offenders-state-parks <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>&nbsp;House of Representatives has voted to prohibit habitual or aggravated sex offenders from entering a neighborhood, town, county or state park.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 23:16:20 +0000 Associated Press 27260 at http://kgou.org Vote To Ban Sex Offenders From State Parks Fourth Person Charged In Death Of Australian Baseball Player http://kgou.org/post/fourth-person-charged-death-australian-baseball-player <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">A fourth person is charged in the death of an Australian baseball player in southern&nbsp;<font color="red">Oklahoma</font>.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 21:43:46 +0000 Associated Press 27251 at http://kgou.org Fourth Person Charged In Death Of Australian Baseball Player Fort Sill Apache Recognized As Tribe In New Mexico http://kgou.org/post/fort-sill-apache-recognized-tribe-new-mexico <p style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">New Mexico's highest court has ordered Gov. Susana Martinez to recognize the Fort Sill Apache as a New Mexico tribe.</p><p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">The state Supreme Court unanimously made the decision Monday after hearing from lawyers in the case.</span></p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 19:45:58 +0000 Associated Press 27234 at http://kgou.org Fort Sill Apache Recognized As Tribe In New Mexico Bridenstine, Pruitt, Others Get Free Pass In November Elections http://kgou.org/post/bridenstine-pruitt-others-get-free-pass-november-elections <p>U.S. Rep. Jim Bridenstine (R-Okla. 1) won re-election to a second two-year-term Friday when no candidate filed to run against him at the end of the three-day filing period.</p><p>The freshman GOP House member who represents Tulsa and much of Northeast Oklahoma was among several candidates who did not draw an opponent in their race, and will take office immediately after the November elections.</p> Mon, 14 Apr 2014 13:42:00 +0000 Associated Press & Brian Hardzinski 27211 at http://kgou.org Bridenstine, Pruitt, Others Get Free Pass In November Elections Oklahoma Secures Non-Compounded Execution Drugs http://kgou.org/post/oklahoma-secures-non-compounded-execution-drugs <p><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Lawyers for the state of&nbsp;</span><font color="red" style="font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">Oklahoma</font><span style="color: rgb(51, 51, 51); font-family: Verdana, Helvetica, Arial, sans-serif, Geneva; font-size: 15.454545021057129px; line-height: 15px;">&nbsp;said in a letter to attorneys for two death row inmates that no compounded drugs would be used in the Sun, 13 Apr 2014 17:57:00 +0000 Associated Press & KGOU Staff 27112 at http://kgou.org Oklahoma Secures Non-Compounded Execution Drugs