Wine Tasting to benefit Prevent Blindness OK

PreventBlindnessOKPrevent Blindness Oklahoma (PBO) and Decopolis present a wine and cocktail tasting to benefit PBO. In addition to the delicious drinks, guests will enjoy live music, light hors d’oeuvres and shopping at Decopolis in the Art Deco District from 6pm-8pm on August 14. Complimentary attached garage parking is available as well as street parking. Limited tickets are available for $25.

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Inhofe: Ukraine needs our help

Armed pro-Russia protesters prepare for the battle with Ukrainian police on the outskirts the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk on April 13, 2014 (AFP Photo/Anatoliy Stepanov)

Armed pro-Russia protesters prepare for the battle with Ukrainian police on the outskirts the eastern Ukrainian city of Slavyansk  (AFP Photo/Anatoliy Stepanov)

WASHINGTON, D.C. – U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe (R-Okla.), ranking member of the Senate Armed Services Committee (SASC), Wednesday released the following statement on the situation in Ukraine:

“While Russia is committing an act of war by firing rockets and heavy artillery into Ukraine, the Obama Administration continues to sit idly by, assessing a very obvious crisis.

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Lankford votes to authorize lawsuit against Obama

Rep. James Lankford, OklahomaWashington– Representative James Lankford (R-Okla.) released the following statement of support yesterday after the House passed H. Res. 676, which provides authority to initiate litigation for actions by the President inconsistent with constitutional duties:

“I am humbled today to stand up for the millions of Americans who are fed up with the President’s unwillingness to faithfully execute the law,” said Lankford.

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Sims and Johnson Shock Seattle

ShockTulsaLogoTULSA, OK— It’s been a good couple of games for Tulsa Shock rookie Odyssey Sims and third year veteran Glory Johnson.

The recently crowned Big 12 Player of the Year put in another 20+ point performance as the Shock (10-17) topped the Seattle Storm (9-19) 80-74 in front of a home crowd of 4,735 in the BOK Center on Tuesday night.

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Commissioner running on our time less work

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners Patrice Douglas, Dana Murphy, and Bob Anthony

Oklahoma Corporation Commissioners (from left) Patrice Douglas, Dana Murphy, and Bob Anthony

Why would the Oklahoma Corporation Commission (OCC) with limited notice and no definitive study reduce their meeting schedule from five days a week to two?

A recording of the OCC’s February 18, 2014 meeting suggests the change directly linked to Commissioner Patrice Douglas’ effort to win a seat in Congress from the Fifth District of Oklahoma. Thus the question for all Oklahomans: Are we paying this corporation commissioner to run for Congress?

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