Insurance broker Magoon & Associates will offer free, confidential, one-on-one assistance to individuals and families enrolling in health care coverage through the Affordable Care Act from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m., Wednesdays, starting March 12, in the lobby of the main campus of Eastar Health System in Muskogee, Okla.
Under the Affordable Care Act, most Americans must have health insurance by March 31 to avoid a tax penalty. Insurance experts point to March 15 as the last day to apply for coverage to have it in place by the deadline.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma County district judge has scheduled a hearing to determine if two death row inmates will get a temporary restraining order halting their executions.
Clayton Lockett and Charles Warner sued the Oklahoma Department of Corrections on Feb. 26 challenging a state law that says no one can disclose the drugs used in state executions. The inmates' lawyers say there is no guarantee the drugs to be used are pure and that the men could suffer needlessly before dying.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The Oklahoma Arts Council and Oklahoma Historical Society are partnering to pay tribute to artist Allan Houser.
Receptions are scheduled Monday at the state Capitol and at the Oklahoma History Center for Houser, a Chiricahua Apache artist famous for his sculptures and drawings.
Guests will include Houser's son, Phillip Haozous, and David Rettig, the curator of collections for Allan Houser Inc. in Santa Fe, N.M. During the reception, the Native American caucus will formally recognize the Houser family.
BROKEN ARROW, Okla. (AP) — Northeastern State University's Broken Arrow campus plans to host the grand opening of the Lesley L. Walls Vision Center.
The 7,000-square-foot, state-of-the-art facility provides low vision and neuro-optometric services for clients in the greater Tulsa area. The clinic began offering services in early February, and a grand opening is planned on March 25.
A former Oklahoma Christian University student was aboard that ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight that disappeared between Kuala Lumpur and the Vietnam coast. 50-year-old Phil Wood was a 1985 graduate of the school. He was living in Malaysia.
Interpol says no country checked its database that held information about two stolen passports that were used to board an ill-fated Malaysia Airlines flight with 239 people on board.