Headlines: Transitioning to a New Governor, New Joe Exotic Charges & Westbrook-Less Thunder Wins

Nov 8, 2018

Local Headlines for Thursday, November 8, 2018:

  • Governor-Elect Kevin Stitt begins the transition into office. (NewsOK)
  • Stitt calls win an “absolute miracle”. (Tulsa World)
  • Analyzing the election upset by Congresswoman-Elect Kendra Horn (NewsOK)
  • Outside ousts the leader of the House Democrats. (NewsOK)
  • Republican supermajority grows in the State House. (Journal Record)
  • Joe Exotic faces new counts including violations of Endangered Species Act. (NewsOK)
  • 22 drug possession offenders get clemency recommendations from parole board. (Tulsa World)
  • Family of cancer victim gets $25.5M award in trial against Aetna. (NewsOK)
  • A local pipeline company brings what it does well from one state to central Oklahoma. (Journal Record)
  • SandRidge income increase nearly $12M in third quarter. (NewsOK)
  • SemGroup sees profitable third quarter. (Tulsa World)
  • Sonic gets ready for a change in leadership. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa City Council delays renaming of Brady Street. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa also postpones medical marijuana ordinance. (Tulsa World)
  • Controversial truancy ordinance dies after opposition from schools. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa makes way for a Tourism Improvement District. (Tulsa World)
  • Enid gears up for professional indoor arena football in April. (Journal Record)
  • Even without Russell Westbrook, the Oklahoma City Thunder wins its sixth straight game. (NewsOK)