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Oklahoma AG Pruitt joins Nebraska suit against Colorado marijuana law - Tulsa World: Government

Dec 18, 2014

RT @tulsaworld: BREAKING: Oklahoma AG Pruitt joins Nebraska suit against Colorado #marijuana law ow.ly/G8l8C

Political pressure existed to find new execution drug, former DOC official testifies - Tulsa World: Homepagelatest

tulsaworld.com — Oakley was one of several witnesses who testified Thursday on the second day of a hearing in a lawsuit by several Oklahoma death-row inmates asking U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot for a preliminary injunction to halt future executions.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @tulsaworld: Political pressure existed to find new execution drug, former DOC official testifies ow.ly/G8dcZ

Bits and bytes: The Sony hack gives terrorists broad new power - Tulsa World: Homepagelatest

tulsaworld.com — The same day, reports surfaced that U.S. officials have determined that the attack was backed by the North Korean government. There was some back and forth about whether the North Koreans were to blame, but they were the most likely culprit, as the movie features Seth Rogan and James Franco as inept journalists dragooned by the CIA into assassinating North Korean leader Kim Jong-Un.

OU QB Trevor Knight relives "scary moment"

tulsaworld.com — The temporarily paralyzed OU star is cleared to play. Posted: Thursday, December 18, 2014 12:00 am | NORMAN - Trevor Knight, temporarily paralyzed on the football field, called it a "scary moment." The Oklahoma quarterback absorbed a hard hit by three Baylor defenders in a Nov. 8 game.
Dec 18, 2014

Trevor Knight relives "scary moment" leading to temp paralysis. Is he scared of taking another similar hit? #Sooners tulsaworld.com/sportsextra/ou…

OU Sports: Samaje Perine says he has "no doubts" he'll be ready for Clemson

Dec 18, 2014

#Sooners RB Samaje Perine says he has "no doubts" he'll be ready to face #Clemson. bit.ly/16vXd9h

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Dec 18, 2014

RT @OUSportsExtra: First 100 people to buy a new/gift subscription will receive a Barry Switzer signed book + $10 donated to @MHAOKLA tinyurl.com/q9lm4rp

Billy Sims BBQ opens 44th barbecue restaurant, looks toward 100 - Tulsa World: Retail

tulsaworld.com — BBQ chain has 44 locations, looks toward 100 Posted: University of Oklahoma running back and 1978 Heisman trophy winner Billy Sims and business partner Jeff Jackson started small with just a single barbecue restaurant in Tulsa's The Farm shopping center in 2004.
Dec 18, 2014

RT @TulsaWorldBiz: Billy Sims BBQ opens 44th barbecue restaurant, looks toward 100 #Sooners ow.ly/G6CCu #BOOMER! @robertevatt

Education leaders: Millions in state funding for schools could be redistributed - Tulsa World: Education

tulsaworld.com — An error in the way state aid has been calculated for public schools across Oklahoma since 1992 is expected to cause as much as $18 million to be redistributed for the current fiscal year. That could mean an unexpected windfall for some districts and an unforeseen loss for others come January.
Dec 18, 2014

Education leaders say millions in state funding for schools could be redistributed tulsaworld.com/news/education… via @tulsaworld @andreaeger

Cuban-born Tulsans have different perspectives on policy shift - Tulsa World: Homepage2

tulsaworld.com — Tulsa neurologist Jorge Gonzalez left Cuba at age 5 and hasn't been back since. And he won't return, Gonzalez said Wednesday, until the Castro regime is replaced by a democratic government. "(Fidel) Castro has a narcissistic and sociopathic personality, and so does his brother (Raul)," Gonzalez said following the Obama administration's announcement that it intends to normalize relations with Cuba after more than 50 years.
Dec 17, 2014

Cuban-born Tulsans have different perspectives on policy shift - Homepage2 - TulsaWorld tulsaworld.com/homepage2/cuba… via @tulsaworld

OU Sports: Bob Stoops on whether Joe Mixon will rejoin Sooners next year: "We'll see"

Dec 17, 2014

RT @GuerinEmig: I asked Bob Stoops if #Sooners RB Joe Mixon was returning next year. Answer: "We'll see." bit.ly/1xruqhv

Dec 17, 2014

I asked Bob Stoops if #Sooners RB Joe Mixon was returning next year. Answer: "We'll see." bit.ly/1xruqhv

Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson subpoenaed in legal challenge filed by 21 death row inmates - Homepagetest - TulsaWorld

tulsaworld.com — In a court filing Tuesday, the plaintiffs' attorneys say they subpoenaed Thompson and Krise to testify after the state opposed public release of witness statements related to a botched execution. Gov. Mary Fallin appointed Thompson to lead a state investigation into the 43-minute execution of Clayton Lockett.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @ZivaBranstetter: DPS Commissioner fighting subpoena in death penalty legal case. Attorneys didn't want execution records made public. m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @ZivaBranstetter: DPS Commissioner fighting subpoena in death penalty legal case. Attorneys didn't want execution records made public. m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Dec 17, 2014

DPS Commissioner fighting subpoena in death penalty legal case. Attorneys didn't want execution records made public. m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Owasso city councilor moved to donate kidney to casual acquaintance

tulsaworld.com — OKLAHOMA CITY - Until a few months ago, Owasso City Councilor Chris Kelley and Paul Kropp of Oologah were mere acquaintances. Now, thanks to Kelley, they are practically blood brothers. An online service is needed to view this article in its entirety. You need an online service to view this article in its entirety.
Dec 17, 2014

Owasso city councilor moved to donate kidney to casual acquaintance bit.ly/1xrLKTt via @tulsaworld

Tulsa secret Santa pays off Wal-Mart layaways, hands out gift cards - Tulsa World: Features

tulsaworld.com — "This gift to others is really my Christmas present to myself," the secret Santa said through the Salvation Army. "I wanted to help people who work hard to provide Christmas for their family.

Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson subpoenaed in legal challenge filed by 21 death row inmates - Homepagetest - TulsaWorld

tulsaworld.com — Public Safety Commissioner Michael Thompson has been subpoenaed to testify in federal court after attorneys apparently failed to resolve a dispute involving records of an investigation he led. Thompson is opposing the subpoena, saying he was not listed as a witness in the case -- a legal challenge filed by 21 death row inmates -- and was not given proper notice, court records show.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @ZivaBranstetter: Here's our story about today's hearing. The state has my execution statement among 3,000 pages labeled confidential m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Dec 17, 2014

Here's our story about today's hearing. The state has my execution statement among 3,000 pages labeled confidential m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Dec 17, 2014

RT @ZivaBranstetter: DPS Commissioner fighting subpoena in death penalty legal case. Attorneys didn't want execution records made public. m.tulsaworld.com/homepagetest/p…

Holiday party recipes: From gooey chile cheese dip to to a cold mint martini - Tulsa World: Food

tulsaworld.com — Christmas dinner may be filled with traditional holiday dishes, and families can be resistant to change. However, dishes for Christmas parties and even the casual Christmas Eve buffet are more casual, so hosts can have a little fun with the menu and mix it up a bit.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @TWScene: Holiday party recipes: From gooey chile cheese dip to to a cold mint martini ow.ly/G2K7c @NicMarshMid

Brent Venables after being asked about Stoops brothers ties again: 'Quit bringing it up'

tulsaworld.com — Brent Venables thought he was past the "weirdness" last week until he began fielding questions about his ties to Oklahoma and the Stoops brothers.
Dec 17, 2014

RT @OUSportsExtra: Brent Venables after being asked about Stoops brothers ties again: 'Quit bringing it up' #Sooners #Clemson ow.ly/G4sD3

OU Sports: Stoops talks Knight's return plus who will and won't play in bowl game

tulsaworld.com — NORMAN - Oklahoma's Bob Stoops met with the media on Wednesday afternoon as his team continues to prepare for a Dec. 29 contest against Clemson in the Russell Athletic Bowl. Stoops addressed a number of topics, including Trevor Knight's return to practice, the overall health of his football team and a group of signees for the 2015 football season.
Dec 17, 2014

OU Sports: Stoops gives updates on Knight, Perine, Shepard. Plus who won't play in @RussellAthBowl #Sooners #Clemson tulsaworld.com/sportsextra/ou…

OU Sports: One OU staffer wanted Stoops to refrain from punting to Tyreek Hill again -- the special teams coordinator

tulsaworld.com — Stoops admits Jay Boulware wanted OSU to start on its 15-yard line at Bedlam, owns up to the mistake that followed
Dec 17, 2014

Who didn't want Bob Stoops to punt to Tyreek Hill a second time? Jay Boulware, the #Sooners spec teams coordinator: bit.ly/1J447BG

Warden testifies she had no role in drafting execution protocol - Homepagelatest - TulsaWorld

tulsaworld.com — The testimony came during the first day of what is expected to be a three-day hearing in Oklahoma's Western District of federal court. A legal challenge by 21 death-row inmates claims the state's execution process is unconstitutional and asks U.S. District Judge Stephen Friot to issue a preliminary injunction halting upcoming executions.
Dec 17, 2014

Here's our latest on the death penalty trial. I'm in charge of social media here at Camp Accura MDX aka my car. m.tulsaworld.com/homepagelatest…