A few headlines from a park bench at the Festival of the Arts.
Still the underdog in a contest that won’t quit, Hillary Rodham Clinton pulled off a feisty act of political survival in the Pennsylvania primary yesterday, defeating Barack Obama to keep her Democratic presidential hopes alive. Clinton won 55 percent to 45 percent.
Meanwhile, Gov. Brad Henry, who said earlier he would not endorse a Democratic presidential candidate until this summer’s national convention, announced this morning he is supporting Barack Obama.
The Oklahoman’s Darnell Mayberry is reporting the lead attorney for the city of Seattle and several Seattle politicians are now willing to negotiate a settlement in the lease dispute with the Sonics ownership group if those talks include the promise of a replacement franchise by the NBA.
This week’s celebrity casualty on Dancing with the Stars was Marlee Matlin. The actress, who is deaf, lost her timing at various points during her mambo Monday with professional partner Fabian Sanchez, and the judges took note.
Today in Oklahoma City, there is the possibility of thunderstorms, but it’s perfect this morning. Expect highs in the upper 70s. There is a 50 percent chance of thunderstorms in the afternoon.