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Headlines: Glossip Execution, Teacher Shortage & U.S.S. Tulsa

Headlines for Wednesday, September 16, 2015:

  • Governor Fallin says the lethal injection of Richard Glossip is moving forward today. (NewsOK)

  • All Oklahoma prisons are locked down following the weekend deaths of four inmates. (NewsOK)

  • Lawmakers are looking into ways to reduce the number of women in Oklahoma prisons. (AP)

  • Oklahoma ranks sixth in the U.S. for the rate of women killed by men. (NewsOK)

  • Republican lawmakers come up with plans to address the state’s teacher shortage. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • County Commissioners group comes under fire for lack of transparency. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahomans will be spared the onslaught of political ads expected during tonight’s GOP debate. (Tulsa World)

  • Muscogee (Creek) chief candidates’ debate ahead of Saturday’s primary. (Tulsa World)

  • The Oklahoma City Council votes unanimously to introduce an ordinance prohibiting panhandlers on medians. (News9)

  • The OKC Council gets more big projects out of the way. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma could be getting wine in grocery stores and cold beer in liquor stores. (Tulsa World)

  • A non-profit clinic serving veterans is closing Friday. (KFOR)

  • Saint Francis plans a $23 million emergency center in Glenpool. (Journal Record)

  • A new U.S. Navy ship is getting its name from an Oklahoma city.  (News on 6)

  • Norman police will have new sirens for their bicycles thanks to residents. (Norman Transcript)

  • The Film Exchange Building gets a sequel. (Journal Record)

  • The Tom Mix Museum in Dewey will keep its collection for now. (Bartlesville Examiner-Enterprise)

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