Bat disease spreading in Oklahoma

Surveillance for white-nose syndrome and the fungus that causes the bat disease found bats in seven counties – Adair, Cherokee, Delaware, LeFlore, Ottawa, Sequoyah, and Woodward counties – have been infected to date.

The fungus, Pseudogymnoascus destructans, was first detected in New York in the winter of 2006–2007 and had spread to Oklahoma by the winter of 2014–2015.    Continue reading

Pelosi promises tax increase if Dems rule

Rep. Nancy Pelosi, Minority Leader, U.S. House

Video Report: Nancy Pelosi has promised that Democrats will work to roll back the tax cuts enacted by President Donald Trump if her party takes over after the midterm elections.

Apparently, the Democrat Party leader believes the American people aren’t having enough of their hard earned money stolen from them already.  Continue reading

U2 launches world tour from Tulsa

U2 lead singer Bono at BOK Center Tulsa tour launch

Following four days of rehearsals inside Tulsa’s BOK Center, veteran Irish rockers U2 unveiled their Experience + Innocence World Tour in front of an enthusiastic audience in the heart of America.

The only disappointment, if there was one, would be if you expected to hear a majority of the band’s older tunes, such as “Where the Streets Have No Name” from their acclaimed album “The Joshua Tree.”  There were no songs from that album included.  Continue reading

Gov. signs Medicaid work requirements

Governor Mary Fallin signs House Bill 2932 on Monday.

OKLAHOMA CITY – Governor Mary Fallin Monday signed legislation that directs the Oklahoma Health Care Authority to apply to the Centers for Medicare and Medicaid Services (CMS) for a waiver that institutes work requirements for Medicaid.

House Bill (HB) 2932 by Representative Glen Mulready and Senator Adam Pugh is a measure requested by the governor.   Continue reading