Oklahoma Opinion Spotlight
POLL: Are You Surprised That Trump Won Oklahoma?
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — President Donald Trump and Republican U.S. Sen. Jim Inhofe both coasted to easy victories Tuesday in deep-red Oklahoma. Inhofe, 85, a fixture in Oklahoma politics for 50 years, was heavily favored to win his fifth term in office. He defeated Democrat Abby Broyles, 31, an Oklahoma City lawyer and former television reporter, along with a Libertarian and two independents.
POLL: Would You Go On A Virtual Cruise?
In this age of COVID-19, the idea of getting on a cruise ship and heading out to sea with a few thousand strangers might strike one as the height of foolhardiness. However, Theatre Tulsa is offering people a way to have the cruise experience in the comfort and safety of their homes, with “Cruise in a Box,” the second in the company’s series of virtual interactive In the Box events.
POLL: Have You Seen The Oklahoma City Memorial?
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – Local and state authorities are working to save the Oklahoma City National Memorial and Museum Survivor Tree after losing one limb to ice accumulation Tuesday. Oklahoma City Memorial and Oklahoma Forestry Services Crews continue to work on the Survivor Tree after the elm splintered sometime this...
POLL: Will You Participate In Halloween This Year?
Cancellations have been a necessarily evil in 2020, but the Tulsa Health Department has recommendations for how to safely forge ahead with Halloween celebrations in the age of COVID-19. “Public health puts the safety of their community first,” Bruce Dart, THD’s executive director, said on atulsa-health.org page dedicated to Halloween safety.
POLL: Will You Watch Lebron James 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre Doocumentary?
LeBron James and his production company are teaming up with CNN Films to produce an upcoming documentary on the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre. Directed by Salima Koroma, "Dreamland: The Rise and Fall of Black Wall Street" will depict the true, heartbreaking story of one of America's worst race riots. "With...
POLL: Have You Seen The 'Borat 2' Movie?
OKLAHOMA CITY — Jeanise Jones of Oklahoma City didn't even realize that she played a role in "Borat 2" until a week ago when a cousin pointed her out in the trailer posted online for actor Sasha Baron Cohen's new film. Jones had no idea who Cohen was or the...
POLL: Do You Think Local Governments Should Grant Extensions For All Occupational Licenses While Businesses Rally To Financially Recover?
OKLAHOMA CITY — Gov. Kevin Stitt on Friday issued a sixth amended executive order, extending the state of emergency related to COVID-19 that has been in place since March 15. The amended executive order removes the previous extension of all occupational licenses and gives licensees 60 days to pay or...
POLL: Do You Think The Oil Industry Should Be Phased Out?
TULSA, Okla. (KTUL) — Oklahoma is an oil state, so when former vice president and current presidential candidate Joe Biden said he’s planning on phasing out the oil industry, it caused a stir statewide. Many people in the oil and gas industry are unhappy after Biden’s comments during the presidential...
POLL: Do You Agree With Gov. Stitt'S Covid-19 Surge Plan?
OKLAHOMA CITY (KFOR) – With COVID-19 numbers and hospitalizations at an all-time high, Governor Stitt and state health officials announced a new hospital surge plan for COVID-19 patients on Tuesday. The plan has four tiers but is still based around regions. It focuses on the percentage of people, in each...
POLL: Do You Think The Boston Celtics Should Try To Acquire Steven Adams From The Oklahoma City Thunder?
The Celtics could sure use an inside presence. In other words, the Celtics could sure use Steven Adams. The Oklahoma City center is seemingly just what the doctored ordered when it comes to complementing the main pieces on this C's roster. With that in mind, let's throw this potential trade out at you ...
POLL: Do You Think The University Of Iowa Should Pay The Eight Black Players Their Demand?
The University of Iowa said it would not pay a demand from eight Black former football players for $20 million in compensation for alleged racial discrimination they faced playing for the Hawkeyes. The university general counsel’s office released its response Sunday to a 21-page certified letter dated Oct. 5 from civil rights attorney Damario Solomon-Simmons of Tulsa, Oklahoma, who is representing the players. The players also called for the firings of head football coach Kirk Ferentz, offensive line coach Brian Ferentz and athletic director Gary Barta. The university says it has taken steps to improve the environment for Black athletes.
POLL: Do You Think They Should Allow Bibles And Let People Practice Their Religion In The Comfort Of Their Apartment ?
Federal housing officials will investigate allegations of religious discrimination at a Tulsa-area senior apartment complex. U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development Secretary Ben Carson initiated a complaint against the owner and manager of Carriage Crossing Apartments in Coweta. The owner is Vintage Housing Inc. in Tulsa. The manager is Wilhoit Properties Inc. in Springfield, Missouri.
POLL: Do You Agree With Oklahoma'S Mask Mandate?
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — A requirement to wear masks in Oklahoma City in an effort to slow the spread of the coronavirus was extended to Dec. 7 on Tuesday by the City Council. “I think it's important that we know again that masking reduces the transmission of infection in the community by 70-85%,” Oklahoma City/County Health Department Director Patrick McGough said before councilors approved the extension from the original Oct. 20 expiration date.
POLL: Will You Be Venturing Out To See The Okc Ballet At Scissortail Park?
OKLAHOMA CITY - Friday October 9, you can enjoy a night of free ballet under the stars at Scissortail Park. Amanda Herd-Popejoy with OKC Ballet joined News 9 to talk about the unique performance. For more info about how to attendCLICK HERE.
POLL: Do You Think It Is A Good Idea For Senator Lankford To Quarantine After Being In Contact With Senator Lee?
OKLAHOMA CITY - Oklahoma Senator James Lankford announced Friday that he will enter quarantine after contact with Utah Senator Mike Lee. Senator Lee announced that he has tested positive for COVID-19. "I spoke with United States Senator Mike Lee -- he informed me he tested positive for COVID-19," Senator Lankford said via a Facebook post Friday afternoon. "We met several times this week & while I am not experiencing symptoms, upon recommendations of doctors & to ensure health & safety of others I will quarantine through Oct. 12. Praying for Mike's full recovery."
POLL: Do You Think The Veteran Appreciated His Birthday Celebration?
OKLAHOMA CITY — Community members gathered Friday to celebrate an Oklahoma World War II veteran’s 100th birthday. The celebration took place at OKC’s Westside Lions Club. Staff Sgt. Raymond Duncan served as an Air Force crew chief mechanic while stationed in England during World War II. “I was in World...
POLL: Do You Think The Nba Teams Will Find Great Head Coaches To Fill Their Current Vacancies?
Currently, there are six head-coaching vacancies in the NBA. They belong to the Philadelphia 76ers, Houston Rockets, Los Angeles Clippers, New Orleans Pelicans, Indiana Pacers and Oklahoma City Thunder. Video: Can Heat pull off upset over Lakers in NBA Finals? (NBC Sports) Naturally, there has been a multitude of reports...
POLL: Do You Think Tulsa County Is Doing Enough To Protect Its Residents From Covid-19?
Tulsa County residents now can monitor COVID-19’s presence by ZIP code to better inform their decisions on what the hazard is where they live or venture locally. The Tulsa Health Department launched its own color-coded risk map Monday that is based on active cases in individual ZIP codes. The map portrays the risk in four categories: low (green), moderate (yellow), high (orange) and severe (red).
POLL: Do You Think It'S A Good Idea To Withdraw The Plan And Get More Feedback On The Project?
Tulsa - The group behind a development project at 31st and Peoria said they are withdrawing their plans to build the development. The project would build residential and retail space on the corner of the intersection. The planning design group now said it wants to get more feedback from neighbors...
POLL: Do You Agree With Yate'S Decision To Sue Media Outlets For Quoting Him?
TULSA, Okla. — A Tulsa police major is suing several media companies for publishing comments he made in a radio interview in June. Major Travis Yates has filed a lawsuit against Comcast, Gannett, Public Radio Tulsa, Gatehouse Media and others, saying their reports portrayed him in a "false light." During...
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