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Def Leppard & Journey co-headline Tulsa tour

Promising to be the Tour of the Year, two of the world’s greatest rock bands – DEF LEPPARD and JOURNEY – are teaming up for a massive co-headlining North American tour composed of both stadium and arena concerts, half the shows being closed by Journey and half by Def Leppard. The tour, promoted by Live Nation, will feature complete sets and all-new production from both bands, and an arsenal of their hits such as “Pour Some Sugar on Me,” “Lights,” “Photograph,” “Don’t Stop Believin’,” “Rock of Ages” and “Faithfully.”  Continue reading

Education bills filed this week

State Senator Micheal Bergstrom filed two bills this week aimed at helping to recruit and retain teachers in Oklahoma public schools.

First, Senate Bill 1188 would allow a certified classroom teacher to earn a tuition waiver worth 12 credit hours of resident tuition each year the teacher is employed by an Oklahoma public school district to be used for the postsecondary education of the teacher’s child or children.  Continue reading

Rep. Bridenstine to host Bill Nye

Bill Nye and Rep. Jim Bridenstine

Congressman Jim Bridenstine announced today that Bill Nye “The Science Guy” and CEO of the Planetary Society will be his guest at President Trump’s State of the Union Address on January 30th.

Bill Nye has excited children and adults about science for decades on platforms ranging from his PBS show to The Big Bang Theory, his books, and public appearances.  Congressman Bridenstine said, “Bill Nye has been inspiring countless young people to enter the fields of science, technology, engineering and math since before we used STEM as an acronym.  Continue reading

Culture investments reflected in bottom line

You’ll never see the word “culture” on a company’s P&L statement, but it’s proven that a company’s culture is reflected in its bottom line.

Today’s work force, especially among millennials, rates companies they want to work for based on their culture. From a recruitment and retention standpoint, culture is critical, but how do characteristics of environment translate to profitability?   Continue reading

Golden Gloves State Championship in Tulsa

Neida Ibarra, Tulsa Golden Gloves Competitor

The Oklahoma Golden Gloves State Championship will be held January 27 & 28 at the Greenwood Cultural Center in Tulsa. Male and female amateur boxers ages 17-40 from around the state will compete in this two-day district feeder tournament, with state champions to be determined in each weight division. Winners will advance to face the corresponding Kansas championship team in the regional tournament in Wichita this April. Continue reading