Headlines: New Epic Allegations, Opioid Verdict Coming Monday & Carpenter Square’s New Season

Aug 22, 2019

Local headlines for Thursday, August 22, 2019:

  • Investigators are looking into new claims against Epic Virtual Charter Schools. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC School Board member drops lawsuit over Northeast Academy renaming. (NewsOK)
  • Driller in Quinton stops work after earthquakes. (Tulsa World)
  • The judge in the state’s opioid trial plans to release his verdict on Monday. (NewsOK)
  • Tulsa County offers relapse prevention drug to opioid addicted patients. (Tulsa World)
  • An increase in Medicaid reimbursement rates is coming in October. (Journal Record)
  • Phone calls released in Broken Arrow legislator’s DUI arrest. (NonDoc)
  • Former Oklahoma City councilman pleads guilty to misdemeanor tax fraud. (NewsOK)
  • Court uphold $10.25M lawsuit against Tulsa in inmate’s death. (Tulsa World)
  • Cushing Lake gets drained following a spillway leak. (KOSU)
  • Congressman says Oklahomans willing to weather tariffs. (Tulsa World)
  • State takes the lead in wind energy growth. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma Natural Gas customers could see a decline in their utility bills. (Journal Record)
  • OKC advances plan for eight-story tower in downtown. (NewsOK)
  • Aerospace company plans to move to downtown Tulsa. (Tulsa World)
  • State’s pecan crop heading to largest harvest in several years. (Journal Record)
  • Carpenter Square makes big changes for its 36th season. (NewsOK)