Oklahoma Chief Medical Examiner Dr. Jeffery Gofton is resigning. State Health Department commissioner Dr. Mike Crutcher confirms Gofton has sent his resignation by e-mail to members of the board that oversees the medical examiner’s office.
Filing period for Oklahoma is Monday through Wednesday this week. Yesterday, 185 candidates filed — 99 fewer than filed the first day of filing for the 2004 presidential election year.
General Motors is closing four truck and SUV plants in the U.S., Canada and Mexico as surging fuel prices hasten a dramatic shift to smaller vehicles. None in Oklahoma. The iconic Hummer brand may be discontinued.
Shuttle Discovery’s astronauts prepared for the first spacewalk of their mission Tuesday and the installation of Japan’s giant lab to the international space station.
A massive blaze that destroyed part of the back lot at Universal Studios was accidentally ignited by workers using a blowtorch on the roof of a movie set building facade.
Arizona State beat Texas A&M 3-0 last night in Game 1 of the Women’s College World Series. The best of 3 final continues tonight at Hall of Fame Stadium.
Today in OKC: Mostly sunny. Highs in the upper 90s. Southerly winds 20 to 30 mph.
Gunnar Peterson dropped in on the OPUBCO Studios on Friday and left us in stitches. Seriously, one of the funnest interviews I’ve been a part of.
Gunnar is author of the book “The Workout” and it’s a good book if you’re into diets and workouts. I read it the day before the interview and told my staff this guy would either be a jerk or a really cool guy. It’s written in a light hearted style. But the pic at the back was surfer dude material. Fortunately Gunnar was laid back and provided us with a nice, casual interview.