Tulsa family surprised with trip of a lifetime

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Until she walked in the door, Faith thought this was a normal trip to Panera. Her family stopped on their way to ring the bell and celebrate one year since the end of her cancer treatments. “She didn’t tell me anything she just said okay so...
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Throwback Tulsa: Martin Luther King Jr. spoke in Tulsa 61 years ago today

The Rev. Martin Luther King, fresh off the success of the Montgomery bus boycotts, spoke to an overflow crowd at the First Baptist Church of North Tulsa on July 28, 1960. The 31-year-old minister had recently positioned himself as the voice and face of the rising civil rights movement and was on a cross-country mission to mobilize black communities, encouraging them to vote in the upcoming presidential election in November 1960.
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Sapulpa Elks Lodge opens cooling station as temperatures rise

SAPULPA, Okla. — The Elks Lodge in Sapulpa is opening a cooling station to help people in need as temperatures continue to rise in Green Country. The organization is opening their building at 24 South Poplar Avenue to offer a free place to cool down and to hydrate. The building will be open everyday through Saturday, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
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Tulsa Officials Address Rent Assistance As CDC Eviction Moratorium Set To Expire

A federal moratorium on evictions is set to expire this weekend, but Tulsa officials say assistance is still available. There are millions of dollars yet to be applied for in a rental assistance program that’s part of federal COVID-19 relief. Tulsa County and the City of Tulsa are working together to encourage people to take advantage of it, especially with the expiration July 31st of a federal moratorium on most evictions.
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Foundation sends two Tulsa kids who have battled life-threatening illnesses to Orlando

TULSA, Okla. — A national foundation that sends children who have battled life-threatening illnesses on vacations is helping out two kids from the Tulsa metro area. Cancer survivor Frank Squeo created Baking Memories 4 Kids in 2012. He gives kids with life-threatening injuries or a terminal illness a chance to go on a week-long trip to Orlando, Florida to visit all of the major theme parks. Each family gets to go for free, and they even get to jump in the front of the line for each ride.
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Programs Available For Tulsa Tenants As Eviction Moratorium Nears Expiration

Even though the CDC eviction moratorium is ending this weekend, there is help available to help tenants pay rent and utilities, so they won't have to worry about evictions. Nonprofits like Restore Hope Ministries said just because the federal moratorium is ending, doesn't mean assistance is. Landlord Scott Gordon hasn't...

Eviction moratorium set to expire Saturday, help still available

TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — The moratorium on evictions stops at the end of the week, but the benefits renters have to save them from eviction will still be available. Renters will still be able to get their back rent and three months of upcoming rent paid for. Federal relief money...
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Tulsa Non-Profit Lends A Hand To Pet Owners As They Turn Their Life Around

TULSA, Oklahoma - A Tulsa non-profit is going the extra mile for pet owners who need drug/alcohol rehabilitation or mental health treatment.Pause 4 Paws takes care of pets while their owners get the help they need to take their lives back. Tonight at 5, meet a woman who says the organization helped save her life.