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Posted at 1:00 PM

U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), senior member of the Environment and Public Works (EPW) Committee, sent a letter Tuesday to Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Administrator Gina McCarthy urging the EPA to withdraw its proposed new control requirements for petroleum refineries. In the letter, Inhofe highlights that the new requirements are not justified by a sound risk assessment; do not provide meaningful benefits to human health or the environment; and fail to comply with...

Posted at 12:00 PM

A legislative study held today at the Oklahoma State Capitol showed the need to improve the process of prisoner transfers between county jails and state prisons.

Posted Oct 29, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Oklahoma’s average price Tuesday for self-serve regular gasoline – $3.02 – is a dime above the price one week ago, according to AAA, while motorists in a majority of other states are enjoying lower pump prices.

Posted Oct 28, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The state’s failure to accept federal aid for health care programs contributes to the overall poor health of Oklahomans, and is proving costly because uninsured Oklahomans seek uncompensated medical care in hospital emergency...

Posted Oct 27, 2014 at 12:00 PM

The combination of rising costs, a growing population of seniors and inadequate funding has resulted in problems and delays in services provided to Oklahoma’s aging population, according to a Department of Human Services...

Posted Oct 24, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Chickasaw Nation Governor Bill Anoatubby and Oklahoma Governor Mary Fallin announced today that the state and the tribe have signed a compact to offer "Chickasaw Nation" license plates to Chickasaw citizens.

Updated Oct 24, 2014 at 9:38 AM

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH) Acute Disease Service (ADS) announced the first laboratory-confirmed cases of flu in Oklahoma today. One case is in an Oklahoma County resident who is under the age of five; the child was...

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 1:00 PM

State Rep. John Bennett said today that yesterday’s study on the state’s care of seniors and veterans identified a gap of communication between state care centers and private mental health care and hospice home care.

Posted Oct 23, 2014 at 12:00 PM

Attorney General Scott Pruitt issued a scam warning Tuesday after several Oklahomans received phone calls from someone claiming to be a sheriff’s office.

Updated Oct 22, 2014 at 2:16 PM

A Los Angeles Times report on Sunday revealed every Ebola patient treated in the United States will generate eight 55-gallon barrels of medical waste each day.

Posted Oct 20, 2014 at 3:00 PM

Deer-mating season will soon be in full swing and the chances of striking a deer with your vehicle are rising as well. In Oklahoma in 2011, the latest year for which statistics are available, there were 467 reported crashes involving...

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