Headlines: High-Stakes Testing, Mall Opposition & Unemployment

Mar 18, 2015

Headlines for Wednesday, March 18, 2015:

  • An investigation of the County Commissioners Association leads to a shakeup in leadership. (Journal Record)
  • Oklahoma City’s Superintendent blames testing on high suspension rates among minorities. (NewsOK)

  • Members of the Muscogee Creek Nation file a petition to remove their chief. (Tulsa World)

  • Oklahoma’s Lieutenant Governor is traveling the state with an eye on the Governor’s seat in four years. (Oklahoma Watch)

  • A group of Tulsans opposes a new outlet mall planed near Turkey Mountain. (Tulsa World)

  • Critics of planned rate hikes by OGE go before the Corporation Commission. (Journal Record)

  • Oklahoma’s unemployment fell below four percent. (NewsOK)

  • Oklahoma’s Attorney General joins 22 counterparts in other states in opposing a ban on ammunition. (Tulsa World)

  • A quiet start to severe weather in Oklahoma is coming close to breaking a record. (KOCO)

  • A Bixby native and OSU student advances on the NBC talent show, “The Voice”. (KJRH)

  • The Thunder is getting forced to play without another one of its stars. (NewsOK)