Headlines: Epic $530K Fine, Recreational Marijuana Petition & Thunder Lose at Home

Feb 12, 2020

Local headlines for Wednesday, February 12, 2020:

  • Epic One-on-One Virtual Charter School is facing a fine of more than $530,000. (NewsOK)
     
  • Anti-abortion activists show support for bill reclassifying abortion as a homicide. (Tulsa World)
     
  • House passes legislation increasing penalty for domestic violence strangulation. (Tulsa World)
     
  • A bill to protect Oklahoma’s LGBTQ youth is going before lawmakers today. (KOSU)
     
  • Committee advances bill to help with teacher shortage. (Journal Record)
     
  • Cherokee Nation's opioid lawsuit heads to federal court in Eastern District of Oklahoma. (AP)
     
  • Secretary of State gives approval for marijuana petition to gather signatures. (NewsOK)
     
  • Marijuana forum attendees say they don’t want recreational marijuana. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Police say pickup hitting Moore students traveling 80MPH. (NewsOK)
     
  • Blanchard police officer faces accusations of assaulting and strangling his adult son. (News9)
     
  • Tulsa’s new chief eases fears of changes under his leadership. (Tulsa World)
     
  • OU professor comes under fire for racial slur. (NewsOK)
     
  • Community opposes TPS reorganization of its Indian Education Program. (Tulsa World)
     
  • School elections in Northeast Oklahoma. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Public comments derail efforts to expand deer season. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Oklahoma is facing a possible economic downturn. (Journal Record)
     
  • SE Oklahoma wind farm goes online. (NewsOK)
     
  • Allegiant Air plans nonstop flights between Tulsa and San Diego. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Cost to renovate Gilcrease Museum estimated to be $17M more than budgeted. (Tulsa World)
     
  • Fowler Auto and an electric coop give EV charges to new car buyers. (Journal Record)
     
  • Thunder loses its second game in a row at home. (NewsOK)
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