September 13, 2018 archive

NASA’s Bridenstine vows to make return to moon ‘permanent’

Former Oklahoma congressman Jim Bridenstine, now the Administrator of NASA says when the U.S. returns to the moon, it’ll be to stay.  Permanently. It’s what he said this week in an interview with Tulsa radio station, Talk Radio 1170 KFAQ. Bridenstine discussed the future of NASA, including going back to the moon and possibly even …

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Environmental concerns over growing poultry operations prompt Governor and tribe into action

  The expansion of poultry operations in northeast Oklahoma has the attention of the governor’s office. Gov. Mary Fallin joined Cherokee Nation Principal Chief Bill John Baker this week in announcing the state and tribe are forming a coordinating council to evaluate the growth that has sparked concerns among area residents. Some have held community …

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EPA releases Scott Pruitt’s denial of receiving perks while head of the agency

Former EPA administrator Scott Pruitt says he never received any special gifts or perks while he was in office.  It’s what the Environmental Protection Agency says as it released the former Oklahoma Attorney General’s 2017 financial disclosure report. But the Associated Press reported there were some claimed perks that Pruitt did not claim in his …

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