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Headlines: Drilling, Capitol Repairs & Climate Change Flooding

Headlines for Monday, May 11, 2015:

  • Corporation Commission taking a close look at drilling permits in northern Oklahoma. (Journal Record)
  • A group asking for a moratorium on injection wells is coming to the Capitol today. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma energy companies are still drilling in spite of low oil prices. (NewsOK)
  • Controversial new rules for drilling are coming out for Osage County. (Journal Record)
  • A lawsuit from a convicted murder claims bias at the parole board is keeping him in jail. (NewsOK)

  • Scaffolding is going up around the state capitol to start repairs on the nearly 100 year old building. (NewsOK)

  • Guthrie voters are getting to decide on a school bond issue six months after a less expensive one failed. (NewsOK)

  • Torrential downpours in Oklahoma might become commonplace because of climate change. (Scientific American)

  • Governor Fallin signs a bill providing statewide regulation of ride sharing services like Uber and Lyft. (Journal Record)

  • Cherokee Chief faces three challengers. (AP)

  • Claremore’s airport is growing and getting an aviation school. (Tulsa World)

  • OSU women’s tennis team advances in the NCAA Championship. (KTUL)

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