By Paul Monies, Business Writer | Published: Mon, Sep 8, 2014
Former customers of Southwestern Bell wanted the Oklahoma Supreme Court to set aside an earlier decision that forbid review of a Corporation Commission case that involved the vote of a bribed commissioner. Justices voted Monday not to reopen the case from 1989.
BY CHRIS CASTEEL, Washington Bureau | Updated: Mon, Sep 8, 2014
State Attorney General Scott Pruitt and colleagues say large volume of cases in 31 states that ban same-sex marriage presents a compelling need for a definitive ruling. They say Oklahoma and Utah cases are ripe for review.
BY WARREN VIETH, JACLYN COSGROVE, ANDREW KNITTLE and PHILLIP O'CONNOR | Updated: Fri, Sep 5, 2014
In 2012, unintentional prescription drug overdoses claimed the lives of 534 Oklahomans. State health authorities say about half of them had taken drugs prescribed by their own doctors. And, had it not been for complaints from the public, their prescribing practices might never have been...
By Chris Casteel, Washington Bureau | Published: Sun, Sep 7, 2014
It will be part of the retiring Republican senator’s legacy that he made a major effort to let the public know how the government subsidizes the wealthy. Rep. Tom Cole, an Oklahoma colleague, calls him a “conservative populist.”
Even with the rain, families and Oklahomans enjoyed a day full of activities at the 18th Septemberfest on Saturday on the grounds of the Governor’s Mansion and the Oklahoma History Center. Hosted by Gov. Mary Fallin and first gentleman Wade Christensen, Septemberfest is a free annual event.