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News of the day – voting, obesity and a Nazi flag

Carrie Coppernoll Modified: April 18, 2013 at 12:23 pm •  Published: June 30, 2010

Cars. The Oklahoma City Council seeks bids for demolition of the Oklahoma State Fair grandstand and speedway. The demolition will leave more room for fried Twinkies and pizza-on-a-stick.

Accidents. An Oklahoma City woman seeks the return of a Nazi flag her husband brought back from his time as a prisoner of war in World War II; the flag was accidentally sold. So, if you’re the Nazi who bought the flag, could you be a dear and return it?

Politics. Friday is the deadline to register to vote in the primary July 27. So Democrats have until Friday to vote in the only election that will matter for them.

Health. A new study ranks Oklahoma as the sixth fattest state. Take that, Mississippi.

Crime. Narcotics agents arrest suspected cartel members in Oklahoma City. You know, guys, if you wanted to hide out and disappear, you should have gone to southeast Oklahoma.

Crime. A police dispatcher in McLoud is accused of stealing marijuana from the polcie evidence locker. Stealing: a bad idea. Stealing from the police: an even worse idea.