Thursday, January 21, 2021
www.cnn.com By Stephen Collinson and Maeve Reston   America has chosen Democrat Joe Biden as its 46th president, CNN projects, turning to a veteran voice who has projected calm and compassion, promised a more empathetic and scientific approach to the pandemic, and pledged to stabilize...
www.okcfox.com By Cassidy Mudd   An Oklahoma Democrat will go down in history, not only as the first Muslim to serve in the Oklahoma Legislature but as the first non-binary legislator in the United States. Criminal justice reform activist and community organizer, Mauree Turner,...
www.cnn.com By Harmeet Kaur, CNN   Cori Bush, a progressive community leader and veteran Black Lives Matter activist, won a House seat in Missouri, becoming the state's first Black woman to represent the state in Congress, according to CNN projections. Bush defeated newcomer...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   On November 1, 2020, Billy Duaine Tubbs passed from this world to his eternal home. Billy Tubbs was not only a coaching legend, he was a beloved husband, brother, father, grandfather, and friend. He was born...
www.ardmoreite.com By Drew Butler drew.butler@ardmoreite.com Earlier this month the Journal Record named Mautra Staley Jones the Oklahoma Woman of the Year. Every fall the Journal Record recognizes 50 women from across the state who exemplify exceptional leadership in both their careers and...
Oklahoma Eagle Newswire    The Oklahoma Turnpike Authority (OTA) hosted a virtual ceremony celebrating the opening of the northern section of the new Kickapoo Turnpike as part of the Driving Forward initiative on Tuesday, Oct. 13, at 11 a.m. Those who wish to watch...
www.oudaily.com By Blake Douglas, news managing editor   When newly-named OUPD Chief Nate Tarver graduated from OU with a broadcast journalism degree in the 1970s, his job prospects were bleak. Weeks without callbacks or interviews from Oklahoma City media outlets slowly led him to...
www.hbcudigest.substack.com By Jarrett Carter Sr.   Of all the elements that can determine the success of a college or university - geography, affordability, marketability - academic programming is the greatest among these. The more unique and industrially-relevant a program is, the likelier...
The Oklahoma Eagle Newswire   Russell M. Perry, chairman of Perry Publishing & Broadcasting, will receive the prestigious National Radio Award presented annually by the National Association of Broadcasters. The award will be presented during “The 2020 Radio Show,” scheduled from Oct....
www.nbcdfw.com By Chris Blake and Frank Heinz   Dallas police Chief Renee Hall is resigning at the end of the year, the city manager says. The city announced Tuesday that City Manager T.C. Broadnax accepted Hall's resignation letter, which initially stated she would resign effective Nov....
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