Floods expose need to repair Oklahoma dams

Curtis Sollars sits in his wet front yard in west Tulsa at West 12th Street and 51st West Ave. Friday, May 31, 2019. Sollars never evacuated, because he said he loves all his neighbors and wanted to keep their stuff safe. His wife Connie did evacuate, but is now back home. "You live in the river bottom, you can expect water," Sollars says. But he wants his electricity turned back on. The mosquitos are becoming a nuisance. (Mike Simons/Tulsa World via AP)

By: Brian Brus The Journal Record | June 6, 2019 OKLAHOMA CITY – Floods across the state have brought to attention Oklahoma’s complacency in maintaining its watershed and conservation dam system, conservation officials said. State legislators have approved about $2 million for systemic ...

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Group files lawsuit over liquor distribution law

By: Molly M. Fleming The Journal Record OKLAHOMA CITY – The Institute for Responsible Alcohol Policy filed a petition Tuesday with the Oklahoma Supreme Court, asking the court to rule that Senate Bill 608 is unconstitutional. Gov. Kevin Stitt signed the bill into law ...

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