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Headlines: Students Walk Out, Nitrogen Gas Executions & Oklahoma City Tourism

Headlines for Thursday, March 15, 2018:

  • Oklahoma students walk out marking a month since deadly school shooting in Parkland, Florida. (NewsOK)

  • State Senate passes bill to raise teacher pay, but fails to provide a funding mechanism. (Tulsa World)

  • City of Tulsa joins in call to raise teacher pay. (Tulsa World)

  • OKC Schools get ready for closure with possible walkout. (NewsOK)

  • State workers consider logistics for joining teachers in walkout. (NewsOK)

  • TPS to change Lee Elementary School to Lee School. (Tulsa World)

  • Tulsa considers jail time for parents of truant students. (Tulsa World)

  • Controversial Medicaid bill heads to the Governor. (Tulsa World)

  • Senate approves bill to increase speed limit on turnpikes to 80MPH. (Tulsa World)

  • Senate approves “Ball and Dice” legislation. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma could be the first state to use nitrogen gas for an execution. (NewsOK

  • Taxpayers could foot the bill for a lawsuit at the Oklahoma County jail. (Journal Record)

  • Assistant Tulsa DA joins in race for top job. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma's race for governor could soon look more presidential. (Journal Record)

  • Corporation Commission hears arguments over a proposed wind farm in the panhandle. (Journal Record)

  • State Supreme Court gives approval for injured oil workers to sue well operators (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma’s cities are working to get their sales taxes. (Journal Record)

  • Tourism survey gives OKC high marks, but says works still needs to be done. (Journal Record)

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