Oklahoma News Minute
Fri, 03 May 2013 23:30:00 GMT —
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The National Weather Service in Tulsa says more than an inch of snow fell in parts of northeastern Oklahoma this morning. The unusual May snowfall set a record for the latest snow on record. The previous record for the latest snowfall in Tulsa was April 18.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Late timing and skepticism among legislators have pushed an effort to consolidate state's pension boards into next year. Governor Mary Fallin says the plan to combine the administration of Oklahoma's seven pension systems would save millions of dollars. Republican Finance Committee chairman Senator Mike Mazzei says the plan's savings have been overblown.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Oklahoma Treasurer Ken Miller says overall collections to the state treasury set an all-time monthly record last month. Gross collections in April totaled nearly $1.27 billion. That topped the previous record of $1.16 billion set in December 2008.
TULSA, Okla. (AP) - A Tulsa oral surgeon at the center of a public health scare signed an agreement with the state to provide safe care to locked-up juveniles but apparently violated it. Dr. W. Scott Harrington was required to prevent communicable diseases. Authorities urged Harrington's roughly 7,000 patients to get tested after finding unsanitary conditions at his clinics in March.
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