The Bryan County District Attorney’s Office dropped a charged against a man who had been accused of sexually assaulting a child.Cody Dean Green, 35, Calera, was charged in February 2013 with child sexual abuse and the charge was recently dismissed.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Those seeking a higher minimum wage in Oklahoma said they’re upset with Gov. Mary Fallin’s decision to sign a bill that prohibits cities from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements.Attorney David Slane, who wrote the initiative petition for Oklahoma City, said that the new law, inked Monday night, threatens an effort to raise Oklahoma City’s minimum wage to $10.10 an hour.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma Highway Patrol troopers could get their first pay raise in seven years under a plan given final legislative approval Tuesday, though it remains unclear whether money will be available in the overall state budget to fund the plan.The House unanimously approved the measure without debate and sent it to Gov. Mary Fallin. The bill, which was previously approved by the Senate, includes all 101 House members as co-sponsors.
Veterans, friends and family are invited to the 90th birthday party for Don James at 1 p.m. April 25 at the Masonic Hall, 3901 W. University Blvd. in Durant.There will be no long speeches or required program, and those attending may stay as long as they want. No gifts, please. James said that he “has you as a friend” and that is all he wants.James is a World War II veteran who served in the Pacific Theater 1942-45. He was in light ordnance as a Browning Autom...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Cities across Oklahoma are now prohibited from establishing mandatory minimum wage or vacation and sick-day requirements under a bill signed into law Monday by Gov. Mary Fallin.Supporters say the measure would prevent a hodgepodge of minimum wages in different parts of the state, while opponents say decisions about the wages should be left up to individual communities.Those against the bill also say it specifically targets Oklah...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A fourth person was charged Monday in the death of an Australian baseball player who was fatally shot as he jogged in a southern Oklahoma neighborhood last summer.Oddesse Barnes, 22, of Duncan, was charged with accessory after murder in the death of 22-year-old Christopher Lane of Melbourne, according to the Stephens County District Attorney’s Office. Lane was preparing for his senior baseball season at East Central University when h...
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — For the first time since a bribery scandal rocked Oklahoma’s Supreme Court 50 years ago, state lawmakers are considering tinkering with the way Supreme Court justices and appellate court judges are selected.Legislation pending in the state House would alter the method for choosing some members of the 15-member Judicial Nominating Commission, which nominates candidates to be selected by the governor to fill vacancies in the state̵...
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