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  • Tulsa’s Global District is experiencing significant growth and city leaders want more. The city is constructing a new $3 million pool in a public park. The identity of a man shot and killed by Tulsa police has been released. Tulsa police say they’ve apprehended a man accused of stealing hundreds of cars. This week, Tulsa city council updated its right-of-way ordinance to penalize people who block sidewalks. Musician Zach Bryan says he wants to help Oklahoma tornado victims. The U.S. Census Bureau has a new breakdown on where populations are growing and shrinking in the country. A project to renovate a dilapidated hospital in North Tulsa has received federal funding.
  • The Department of Justice is looking to join the Muscogee Nation in suing Oklahoma’s second-largest city. A top law enforcement officer in eastern Oklahoma is accused of double dealing. The historic Greenwood neighborhood in north Tulsa could be federally recognized as a monument. Four Oklahoma tribes are working with the National Park Service to preserve their historic sites and resources.
  • A major Tulsa-area hospital system has confirmed it was the target of a cyber attack. Tulsa’s transit system will be increasing fares soon. A new water feature on the Arkansas River is about to open. A contractor has filed a lien on the American heartland property in Craig county. The average minimum winter temperature in Tulsa is now 5.5 degrees warmer than in the past. A new state fund for people impacted by recent tornadoes will soon be available.
  • A body has been found in Osage County. A Sheriff says scams are targeting tornado victims. It’s going to be a stormy week in Green Country. A man who was sentenced to death for the killing of a Tulsa bank security guard is no longer fit to be executed. An iconic bridge along historic Route 66 in Caddo County has reopened to traffic. Latino Oklahomans are raising the volume of their opposition to a recently passed law.
  • The oldest living survivor of the Tulsa Race Massacre, Viola Fletcher, turns 110-years-old today. The University of Tulsa is enjoying a Mayfest with clear weather and a wealth of art and music. A new study has found that medical school graduates were less likely to apply for residency positions in states with abortion bans and restrictions, like Oklahoma. The Oklahoma City Thunder suffered their first loss of the NBA Playoffs last night.
  • A bill to up the age of sexual consent to 18 in Oklahoma won’t pass this session. An Oklahoma tribal nation is spreading awareness about missing and murdered indigenous people. The leader of the State Senate is concerned over reports the Oklahoma Department of Education did not submit permission to use data to a national media company that ranks education institutions.
  • A statewide advocacy group is calling for an investigation into the Tulsa County Family Center for Juvenile Justice. A Tulsa church is reacting to the latest news from their governing body regarding LGBTQ rights. Oklahoma’s new system for state vehicle services aims to fill a void in Catoosa. A renowned Chickasaw-Choctaw artist died this week.
  • Tulsa City Councilor Grant Miller entered a not guilty plea in his misdemeanor domestic assault case. Oklahoma joins a handful of states aiming to change the status quo of American immigration enforcement. If you enjoy an extra hour of sunshine in the evenings, Oklahoma’s elected officials have good news. The Satanic Temple is looking to participate in a school chaplain program, should the measure pass the state legislature.
  • Tulsa Police Chief Wendell Franklin is retiring. President Biden has declared a major disaster in Oklahoma. The U.S. Postal Service is moving some of Tulsa’s mail processing center functions to Oklahoma City. Osage Nation police are investigating a potential act of vandalism to a landmark tree in Pawhuska. City councilors are considering updating Tulsa’s right-of-way obstruction ordinance to penalize people who block pedestrian traffic.
  • A Tulsa city councilor has been charged with misdemeanor domestic assault and battery. A Tulsa-area official has been named to a state-wide position by the governor. Oklahoma lawmakers have a message for people affected by the tornados that roared through Oklahoma this weekend: help is on the way. Price gougers beware: Oklahoma has enacted the Emergency Price Stabilization Act in 12 counties following the destructive tornadoes that hit across the state over the weekend. A broadway musical that’s based in Tulsa has been nominated for several awards.