Tulsa Metro rent rises

Tulsa Metro sees 6.3% increase in median rent, 9th smallest in U.S. Amid a historic run of inflation over the last year, the cost of housing—especially rent—has been one of the most significant pressures on household finances. Renters in many markets are seeing increases of 20% or more as they sign new leases, and with the nationwide rental vacancy rate at just 5.6%, renters have few alternatives to find more affordable options.

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Twitter, Elon Musk and Veritas

As Elon Musk delays a possible purchase of Twitter based on questions of company truthfulness (real users vs. bots), America’s trusted truth-teller James O’Keefe Monday released undercover video of a Twitter Sr. Engineer who downloaded with what employees think of their own organization, Musk and American Values.

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Firefighter emergency medical transport

Legislation giving firefighters statutory authority to transport patients to the hospital in emergency situations has been signed into law.  Senate Bill 1515, by Sen. Darrell Weaver, R-Moore, and Rep. Mike Osburn, R-Edmond, was signed by Gov. Kevin Stitt on Monday.

Weaver filed the legislation in response to a situation where an Oklahoma City firefighter was disciplined for his decision to drive a 3-year-old burn victim to the hospital in his fire truck after waiting 20 minutes for an ambulance to arrive.

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Oak Ridge Boys celebrate ‘Light’

NASHVILLE, Tenn. – When you talk about history, The Oak Ridge Boys can “dig a little deeper” than most. The GRAMMY® Award-winning, Country Music Hall of Fame and Gospel Music Hall of Fame members released their ‘Light’ album 50 years ago, paving the way for what would soon become an historic transition into country music and to heights The Oak Ridge Boys had only dreamed of.

“That album was the apex of The Oak Ridge Boys’ career in Gospel music,” said Oak Ridge Boys member Duane Allen.

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