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Headlines: Fallin Backs Trump, OHP Faces Shortage & TU Removes Name

Headlines for Thursday, May 5, 2016:

  • Governor Fallin throws her support behind Donald Trump. (NewsOK)

  • Governor Fallin signs legislation requiring insurance companies to cover autism treatment. (Tulsa World)

  • Lawmakers are working to fix a loophole in Oklahoma’s sodomy laws. (NewsOK)

  • A bill heading to the governor gives the Scenic Rivers Commission to the Grand River Dam Authority. (Tulsa World)

  • A new bill at the State Capitol hopes to stop an oil and gas tax break which could cost the state millions. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • The Oklahoma Highway Patrol is facing a trooper shortage. (Journal Record)

  • The State Board of Corrections meets today to discuss changes to private and state prisons. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • A budget shortfall in Oklahoma City forces changes in public safety. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma City defends its anti-panhandling bill in a federal lawsuit. (NewsOK)

  • A 36-year Labor Day tradition is coming to an end amid budget cuts. (NewsOK)

  • Ties to the Ku Klux Klan force a naming change at the University of Tulsa. (Tulsa World)

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