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Headlines: Teachers Rally, Lawton Drought & High Speed Internet

Headlines for Monday, March 30, 2015:

  • Oklahoma teachers are coming to the State Capitol today for the 2015 Brighter Future education rally. (Tulsa World)

  • A new poll shows support for a teacher pay increase. (Tulsa World)

  • A new FEMA rule could change the amount of grant money awarded to Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • Lawton is waiting to hear back from the Oklahoma Water Resources Board on a cloud seeding permit to tackle the drought. (Journal Record)

  • Prison officials are cutting care for the mentally ill as the number of those in need rises. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • A Governor’s panel issues recommendations to deal with nearly 60,000 Oklahomans with intellectual/developmental disabilities. (NewsOK)

  • A battle is brewing over electronic signs in Edmond. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma’s high speed Internet lags behind the rest of the nation. (NewsOK)

  • A spokesman with more than 40 years with the Department of Corrections is retiring. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma's largest electric utility is coming under fire as it asks state regulators to approve a billion dollar plan for environmental compliance and replacement generation.  (NewsOK)

  • Work is starting at the Tulsa Jail and a new juvenile justice center, a year after approval by voters. (Tulsa World)

  • A new study of county health rankings lists Kingfisher County as the healthiest in Oklahoma. (NewsOK)

  • The Oklahoma City Thunder rallies from a 20-point deficit to beat the Phoenix Suns, 109 to 97. (ESPN)

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