Archive - Jun 24, 2011 - News Article
OPSU to see 5.9 percent increase in tuition and fees
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) â€” State higher education regents approved tuition and mandatory fee increases on Thursday for Oklahoma's public colleges and universities.
By an 8-1 vote, regents approved the tuition-increase proposals for the upcoming school year. They include a 5 percent increase at the University of Oklahoma and a 4.8 percent increase at Oklahoma State University. At OU, full-time in-state undergraduate students now will pay $7,124.50 for a standard course load of 30 hours, while a similar student at OSU will pay $7,107.00
Earlier this week, local band Crucible Divine, nationally released their first CD, "Commitment."
The rock/metal christian band will be hosting a CD signing on Saturday, June 25. The event will take place at Coffeeville, inside Golden Crown, from 1 p.m. - 3 p.m.
If youâ€™re like most Americans, you probably like fast food.
Donâ€™t believe it? Well, in 2010, Health.com says we spent $165 billion on the delicious, sometimes greasy, fast food.
Yes, $165 BILLION.
Thatâ€™s a lot of cheeseburgers, chicken strips and tasty fries. For Texas and Oklahoma, you better believe we are in the top 10 states for fast food consumption.Â
In Texas, Houston, Dallas, San Antonio, El Paso and Corpus Christi were named to the top 10 in Menâ€™s Healthâ€™s annual list of the â€śfattestâ€ť U.S. Cities. Additionally, 20 percent of all 10- to 17-year-olds in Texas are obese.Â
Lifeway Christian Center in Guymon is "blessed to be a blessing," striving to serve the community and has kicked off a brand new program to help neighbors in need.
The purpose of "The Bridge" is to offer food to families who made need a little extra help. Lifeway is working with United, who is weekly donating food items for the outreach.
Pastor Dallas McGlasson said, "It's an outreach for needy families in the city, just to help out."