Headlines: 'Constitutional Carry' Advances, Expensive OKC Council Race & Thunder Beats the Grizzlies

Feb 8, 2019

Local headlines for Friday, February 8, 2019:

  • A gun bill known as constitutional carry passes its first hurdle at the Capitol. (Tulsa World)
  • Legislative leaders attend forum after first week of session. (Journal Record)
  • Lawmakers seek new changes to alcohol laws. (NewsOK)
  • Governor Kevin Stitt calls for more diversity on the OU Board of Regents. (Tulsa World)
  • OU lays off another 28 non-teaching workers. (Tulsa World)
  • Correction reform supporters say it will bring relief to overcrowded prisons. (Journal Record)
  • The nomination of Patrick Wyrick to the federal bench heads to the full US Senate. (NewsOK)
  • The race for city council in Oklahoma City gets expensive. (Journal Record)
  • Four candidates seek open seat to lead the Cherokee Nation. (Tulsa World)
  • Two more Oklahomans die from the flu as hospitalizations increase 29%. (Tulsa World)
  • OCPS seek public input on closing school building’s use. (NewsOK)
  • Delta Dental plans a new headquarters in a former northwest OKC church (Journal Record)
  • Bob Stoops holds a press conference in move to XFL. (NewsOK)
  • Another Russell Westbrook triple-double leads to another Thunder win. (NewsOK)