Arkansas River is receding in Northeastern Oklahoma as the U.S. Army Corps of Engineers scales back releases from the hydroelectric dam near Tulsa.
Storms dropped more than 20 inches of rain on parts of the region over the past month and pushed the Keystone Lake reservoir to record levels.
The river fell into the minor flood stage at about 7 a.m. in Tulsa County Friday morning, according to data from the National Weather Service. The river had climbed to the major flooding stage (over 23 feet) during the worst of the flooding.
Turkey’s Greek, Armenian, and Assyrian Christians, who predominated in the region before its colonization by Turkic Muslims, were subjected to a “staggered campaign of genocide” from 1894 to 1924, which reduced them from 20 per cent of the population to less than 2 per cent, according to Israeli researchers.
Now the political season where divisiveness rules the day, the bevy of President wannabes’ interest in maternal health is suspect. After all, none of them have joined the many maternal health advocates who praised the President for signing into law the Preventing Maternal Deaths Act which gives grants to the states to help identify the causes of maternal mortality.
JPost.com: Israel does not rush to battle, but its willingness to sacrifice is the guarantor of its existence, Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu said Tuesday, just a day after he agreed to a ceasefire in the south instead of a much wider military campaign in the Gaza Strip against Hamas and Islamic Jihad.