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Headlines: Teacher Pay Passes, STEM Mentoring & Boynton is Staying

Headlines for Thursday, March 29, 2018:

  • For the first time in 28 years, a tax increase is on its way to the governor’s desk.  (KOSU)
  • Coburn vows to kill the revenue bill to provide teacher raises. (Tulsa World)
  • Students talk about the impact of cuts to their education. (NewsOK)
  • A controversial tax increase on hotels and motels is likely getting repealed. (Journal Record)
  • OCPS is allowing teachers to work rather than walkout. (NewsOK)
  • TPS considers options for Monday’s scheduled walkout. (Tulsa World)
  • Faith groups offer place for kids in possible walkout. (NewsOK)
  • A bill lowering the threshold for lawmakers to raise revenue fails in Senate committee. (KOSU)
  • The Oklahoma State Department of Health appoints a new interim commissioner. (NewsOK)
  • Piedmont group home for abused, neglected children plans to close. (NewsOK)
  • Mentoring program helps elementary children learn math skills and life skills. (Journal Record)
  • State Secretary of Education says minorities are getting more access to higher education. (NewsOK)
  • Study shows alarming statistics on mental health in Tulsa. (Tulsa World)
  • OG&E customers could see cuts in their electric bill. (NewsOK)
  • Wind energy supports lobby for the industry. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa considers permitting ordinance for commercial vehicles at TIA. (Tulsa World)
  • New OKC mayor looks ahead to his first term in office. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa’s mayor expresses excitement about the city’s upcoming park. (Journal Record)
  • OKC beef jerky seller gets visit from the federal Small Business Administrator. (Journal Record)
  • OSU’s head basketball coach signs a new contract. (NewsOK)
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