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 By MATTHEW DALY    Regional    January 18, 2018 

Arizona's GOP senators denounce Trump attacks on news media

WASHINGTON (AP) — President Donald Trump's use of the terms "fake news" and "enemy of the people" is "shameful" and reminiscent of words infamously used by Soviet dictator Josef Stalin to describe his enemies, Republican Sen. Jeff Flake said...

 

Oklahoma politicians stunned by discovery of possible spying

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A Republican lawmaker's discovery of a magnetic box containing a high-tech tracking device affixed to the bottom of his truck is being investigated by Oklahoma officials, who also revealed that four other GOP legislators have...

 

Oklahoma county jail inmates found unresponsive, dies

NORMAN, Okla. (AP) — Authorities say a man arrested for trespassing when he refused to leave a Norman hospital has died after being found unresponsive in the Cleveland County jail. Sheriff Todd Gibson says the man was found unresponsive in his...

 

Hearing reset for son of slain Oklahoma labor commissioner

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A pretrial hearing has been delayed for an Oklahoma City man charged in the fatal stabbing of his father, who was Oklahoma's labor commissioner at the time of his death. Court records show Wednesday's scheduled hearing for...

 

Schools in Oklahoma, Texas close due to flu outbreak

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — More than a half dozen school districts in Oklahoma and one in Texas have closed for at least a day because of a flu outbreak. In Oklahoma, the Cleveland and Union City schools both closed for a day earlier this week, while...

 

Oklahoma officials warn against drones near air force base

ENID, Okla. (AP) — Officials at a northern Oklahoma air force base are asking the public to keep recreational drones away from aircraft after a near collision on a training flight. Lt. Col. Eric Schmidt works at Vance Air Force Base. He told the...

 

Grand jury investigating football player sexual abuse case

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A multicounty grand jury is investigating a case accusing officials at an Oklahoma high school of waiting too long to tell police after a 16-year-old football player reported being sexually assaulted by several teammates. The...

 

Tulsa Artist Fellowship is accepting 2019 applications

TULSA, Okla., Jan. 17, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- The Tulsa Artist Fellowship (TAF) is accepting 2019 applications for its year-long fellowship program. TAF will award up to 30 fellowships in 2019 totaling more than $1 million in stipends, free housing...

 

Plans announced for wind project in western Oklahoma

WOODWARD, Okla. (AP) — Plans are underway for another major wind project in northwest Oklahoma. Quinbrook Infrastructure Partners announced Tuesday that it's entered a joint venture with Elawan Wind to build a wind farm known as the Persimmon...

 

Kansas chief justice argues court system needs more funds

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Kansas Supreme Court Chief Justice Lawton Nuss has told legislators that judicial branch employees are so underpaid that the problem threatens the state's ability to provide justice. Nuss made an aggressive pitch for greater...

 

Wichita Eagle promotes employee as its new general manager

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — The Wichita Eagle has promoted an employee with more than three decades of experience as its general manager. The Wichita Eagle reported on Wednesday that Dale Seiwert will be responsible for The Eagle's publishing,...

 
 By JOHN HANNA    Regional    January 18, 2018 

Kansas lawmakers get hour of training on sexual harassment

TOPEKA, Kan. (AP) — Dozens of Kansas lawmaker's received an hour of sexual harassment training Wednesday designed to get them to speak up if they know about misconduct after an outside group said the Legislature's anti-harassment policy was...

 

Signed copy of Eisenhower's book donated to Kansas State

MANHATTAN, Kan. (AP) — A one-of-a-kind signed copy of a President Dwight D. Eisenhower's wartime memoirs has been given to Kansas State University. Eisenhower was the supreme Allied commander during World War II and wrote "Crusade in Europe"...

 

Several drug-related arrests at Newton High School

NEWTON, Kan. (AP) — Authorities arrested seven people, including five minors, as part of an investigation into drug activity at Newton High School. The arrests Wednesday morning were the result of a two-month investigation by a Harvey County Drug...

 

Catholic university cancels LGBTQ exhibit amid complaints

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — A Catholic university in Wichita canceled an exhibit intended to highlight contributions to the arts by LGBTQ Kansans after it heard "community concerns" that the exhibit would expose students to "evil." The exhibit, "Rainbow...

 

Affidavit: Special ed teacher inappropriately touched teen

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Court documents say a teacher at a special education center in Wichita inappropriately touched a student with Down Syndrome and had her touch him. The Wichita Eagle reports that 59-year-old Tommy Tarrel Rains has been charged...

 

Natural gas leak in truck blamed for large Wichita fire

WICHITA, Kan. (AP) — Authorities have determined the cause of a fire that caused more than $2 million in damage and losses at a truck maintenance facility in southwest Wichita. Wichita fire Lt. Jose Ocadiz says employees were doing mechanical work...

 

Missouri teacher charged with sexual contact with student

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. (AP) — A southwest Missouri teacher has been charged with having sexual contact with a student. The Springfield News-Leader reports that 30-year-old Elizabeth Ashley Morgan, of Lebanon, has been released on $5,000 bond after the...

 
 By Tom Vilsack    Regional    January 18, 2018 

What the 2018 farm bill means for urban, suburban and rural America

(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) (THE CONVERSATION) Since the turn of the year, Congress and the Trump administration have been haggling over legislative priorities for...

 

Auditors raise more concerns about Denver VA hospital costs

DENVER (AP) — Government auditors raised concerns Wednesday about the cost of medical equipment and furniture for a new veterans hospital in suburban Denver that is already vastly over budget. The Government Accountability Office told the House...

 
 By TOM MURPHY    Regional    January 18, 2018 

Walmart offers way to turn leftover opioids into useless gel

Walmart is helping customers get rid of leftover opioids by giving them packets that turn the addictive painkillers into a useless gel. The retail giant said Wednesday that it will provide the packets free with opioid prescriptions filled at its...

 

Oklahoma oil and gas trade groups support industry tax hike

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Two of Oklahoma's largest oil and natural gas industry trade groups say they support a plan to increase the state's energy production tax as part of a broad tax plan to help fund a teacher pay raise and stabilize state...

 

Oklahoma prisons director says overcrowding crisis worsening

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Oklahoma's prisons are crumbling, guards are overworked and underpaid, and the problem is expected to worsen in coming years as more men and women are sentenced to long stretches behind bars, the head of the state's Department...

 

OSBI investigating possible threat against Oklahoma lawmaker

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma State Bureau of Investigation says it is looking into a potential threat against a state lawmaker who says he discovered a tracking device beneath his pickup truck. The Oklahoman reports Republican Rep. Mark...

 

Texas man pleads guilty in fatal Oklahoma highway shootings

ARAPAHO, Okla. (AP) — A Texas man has been sentenced to life in prison after pleading guilty to killing two people as he drunkenly shot at vehicles while driving along a freeway in Oklahoma. Custer County District Attorney Angela Marsee says...

 

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