Headlines: Recreational Marijuana Pushback, Rape Kits & “Killer of the Flower Moon” Movie

Jan 13, 2020

Local headlines for Monday, January 13, 2020:

  • Recreational marijuana petitions get opposition from medical marijuana officials. (NewsOK)
  • Gov. Stitt wants the leader of state education appointed rather than picked by voters. (NewsOK)
  • Task force on criminal justice reforms asks the governor for a one-year extension. (NewsOK)
  • Statewide rape kit system take effect. (NewsOK)
  • Oklahoma County deputy says he plans to run against his boss. (NewsOK)
  • Spirit AeroSystems announces layoffs in Tulsa and McAlester. (Journal Record)
  • Congressional funding for Route 66 awaits action. (Tulsa World)
  • Oklahoma is emerging as a leader in promoting healthy workplaces. (Journal Record)
  • Tulsa ranks in the top 20 of cities across the nation for car thefts. (Tulsa World)
  • New book tells the story of beatified Oklahoma priest. (NewsOK)
  • Grove elementary school gets book vending machine. (Tulsa World)
  • Philbrook gets a new contemporary art curator. (Tulsa World)
  • The movie adaptation of “Killers of the Flower Moon” begins filming this spring. (Tulsa World)