Tulsa Transit and Tulsa GAS to Bring “Art in Motion” to Mayfest’s KidZone

Students from the Tulsa Girls Art School Project, Inc., will transform a 35-foot Tulsa Transit bus into moveable art during Mayfest on Saturday, May 15, to kick off the Art in Motion bus painting project.

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Ozone ALERT! 20th Season Kick-Off Today

Drillers and Tulsa set for Ozone ALERT! kick-off beginning at 11:30 am at ONEOK Field

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Tulsa Police Officer Resigns

TULSA, Okla. – Thomas F. Fees has resigned from the Tulsa Police Department. Fees’ resignation is a part of a resolution of criminal charges through the Tulsa County District Attorney’s Office. The charges stemmed from an investigation conducted by the Tulsa Police Department at Oscar’s Gastro Pub, 1738 s. Boston Avenue on February 7, 2010. Fees was placed on administrative leave immediately following the incident.

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Sport Clips To Help With Gulf Oil Spill Cleanup Efforts Through Hair Donation

GEORGETOWN, Texas, May 7 /PRNewswire/ — It’s a big, hairy deal when a national franchise such as Sport Clips mobilizes its stores to help with an oil spill cleanup. Today, the men’s and boys’ hair care provider is asking its 690 stores to gather the hair that’s vacuumed up throughout the day and package it for use by Matter of Trust, an organization that makes oil-soaking mats and booms from hair and fur.

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Images from the BP Oil Spill in the Gulf of Mexico

An April 20, 2010 explosion at the BP Deepwater Horizon oil rig in the Gulf of Mexico has created an enormous oil spill that is threatening to reach shore at four U.S. states, Florida, Louisiana, Mississippi and Alabama. The slick has reached the Mississippi Delta. A catastrphic environmental disaster is eminent.

The oil spill as seen from the International Space Station by astronaut Soichi Noguchi. Taken May 4, 2010. Credit: /JAXA/Noguchi

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Tulsa Monthly Sales tax Collections Exceed Projections, up 3.71 Percent

TULSA, Okla. – For the first time in 14 months, Tulsa’s sales tax collections increased compared to the same period last year, although collections since the beginning of the fiscal year are still below last year’s totals.

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AZA Report Fuels Need for Zoo Governance, Finance Reform in Tulsa

TULSA, Okla. – A report from the Association of Zoos and Aquariums () highlighting maintenance and staffing needs at Tulsa’s Zoo re-affirms the urgency to transition the Zoo to private governance with additional funding as soon as possible, according to Phil Lakin, of the Tulsa Community Foundation (). Lakin was tapped last fall to lead a City and Tulsa Zoo Friends task force in the examination of new governance and financial restructuring for the Zoo.

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First Non-Latin Domain Names Go Online

Arabic language can now be used in an entire Internet address name

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Volunteer Work Crews in Tulsa Need to Contact Mayor’s Action Center

Some 73 groups and individuals have responded to the City’s mid-April call for volunteers to help with mowing, graffiti removal and other projects throughout Tulsa.

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TPD Steps up DUI & MIP Patrols for Graduations and Memorial Day

TULSA, Okla. – The Tulsa Police Department will be conducting directed patrols this coming Saturday May 8th in preparation for the up coming college and high school graduations and the upcoming Click It or Ticket campaign for the Memorial Day weekend. With overtime funding from the Oklahoma Highway Safety Office, officers will be on roving patrols from 7 p.m. until 3 a.m. Officers from all Three Uniform Divisions as well as Motorcycle and Reserve officers will concentrate on areas of Brookside, Cherry Street, downtown and other areas of Tulsa.

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Restaurant fundraiser to help Tulsa transplant patient

Debbie Richards desperately needs a liver transplant but faces significant expenses. Community members can help with the costs by eating out May 14 and 21.

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Fund Established to Aid in Wildlife Eaffors Surrounding BP Gulf Oil Spill

National Wildlife Federation and Partners Launch Second-Fastest Mobile Text2Give Campaign in History

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Girl Scout Ambassador Helps Mothers

Currently, one in five children in Oklahoma lives in poverty, which is why Girl Scout Ambassador Miranda McClung is devoting her Gold Award project to collecting vital supplies for infants and children in crisis or emergency situations.

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