Headlines: No Jury in Opioid Trial, Governor Gets Hemp Bill & the Flaming Lips' Newest Album

Apr 12, 2019

Local Headlines for Friday, April 12, 2019:

  • Oklahoma’s case against opioid manufacturers is going before a judge, not a jury. (NewsOK)
  • State retirees are going to have to wait for any kind of Cost of Living Adjustment. (Tulsa World)
  • Train bill gets back on track in the legislature. (NewsOK)
  • Governor Stitt signs legislation allowing strong beer and wine on golf courses. (NewsOK)
  • An industrial hemp bill is going to the Governor. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma farms are growing in size, but not quantity. (Journal Record)
  • Questions grow over Second Amendment advocate arrested while armed in park. (Tulsa World)
  • OKC’s Paco Balderrama becomes city’s first Hispanic deputy chief. (NewsOK)
  • Advocates call for more transparency in city’s Equality Indicator hearings. (Tulsa World)
  • Tulsa hosts the first municipal naturalization ceremony in the state. (Tulsa World)
  • Union H.S. band gets invited to 2020 Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. (Tulsa World)
  • Flaming Lips release 15th studio album on Record Store Day 2019. (NewsOK)