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State Tipoffs Involving Oklahoma Newsletter for Sunday July 12, 2020 ( 7 items )  

Angelo State University: Security Studies Prof Publishes New Book on George Marshall
SAN ANGELO, Texas, July 10 -- Angelo State University issued the following news release: Dr. William A. Taylor, an associate professor of global security studies at Angelo State University and holder of the Lee Drain Endowed University Professorship, has published his fourth book, titled "George C. Marshall and the Early Cold War: Policy, Politics, and Society." Published through University of Oklahoma Press, Taylor's book highlights George C. Marshall's critical role in the early Cold War. Th  more

DEQ and the Office of the Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment Announce Funding for Electric Vehicle Charging Stations
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, July 8 -- The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality issued the following news release: The Oklahoma Department of Environmental Quality (DEQ) and the Office of the Oklahoma Secretary of Energy and Environment are announcing a grant program funded by the Volkswagen Settlement Environmental Mitigation Trust aimed at building out Oklahoma's light-duty electric vehicle (EV) charging stations. Applications will be accepted starting today, July 7, 2020, through Septemb  more

Okla. A.G. Hunter Reiterates Facts From Julius Jones' Trial
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, July 7 -- Oklahoma Attorney General Mike Hunter issued the following news release: Attorney General Mike Hunter released a summary of the trial transcript that shows the overwhelming evidence of guilt of convicted death row inmate Julius Jones. The transcript directly refutes numerous instances of misinformation provided to the public in recent months by advocates for Jones. The release of the transcript summary comes after the attorney general met with the family of P  more

OU College of Medicine Researcher Earns Federal Grant to Study Stress-Induced Irritable Bowel Syndrome
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, July 10 -- The University of Oklahoma's College of Medicine issued the following news: Anyone who suffers from irritable bowel syndrome can testify to its signature trait: It gets worse during times of stress. However, women with irritable bowel syndrome appear to have more severe abdominal pain than men when they're under stress. An OU College of Medicine researcher is moving closer to understanding why, and the National Institutes of Health recently validated the pro  more

Public Service Company of Oklahoma Part of Effort to Promote Home Energy Aid Month Online Campaign
TULSA, Oklahoma, July 10 -- Public Service Company of Oklahoma issued the following news release: With July's temperatures on the rise, many Oklahomans face an increased need for financial assistance to help pay their home energy bills. The current Coronavirus pandemic has also compounded the need for assistance. That's what makes this year's Home Energy Aid Month so important. Home Energy Aid Month (HEAM) is an annual effort between PSO, The Salvation Army, City of Tulsa and other local utili  more

Southwestern Oklahoma State University's Wiggen Elected Officer of National Organization
WEATHERFORD, Oklahoma, July 8 -- Southwestern Oklahoma State University issued the following news release: Dr. Todd Wiggen, coordinator of the Reach Higher Flex Finish program at Southwestern Oklahoma State University in Weatherford, was recently elected to a two-year term as secretary for the Association of Leadership Educators (ALE). Wiggen will serve until July 2022 in the position. The ALE was formed in 1990 as the premier international professional association for leadership educators. T  more

University of Oklahoma: Pediatric Cancer Center Leader Meyer to Retire
OKLAHOMA CITY, Oklahoma, July 9 -- The University of Oklahoma's College of Medicine issued the following news on July 8: For most, July 2020 may be an unremarkable space on the calendar. But for those in any way connected with pediatric hematology-oncology - the practice, the patients and families, providers - the date is significant, marking the end of an era. July 31 is when William Meyer, M.D., steps away from his practice at the Jimmy Everest Center for Cancer and Blood Disorders in Childre  more