OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Oklahoma City Airport Trust has selected an Oklahoma City construction company to build a $61.9 million concourse at Will Rogers World Airport. The Oklahoman reports that Timberlake Construction Company will construct the airport's new east concourse with four gates, which will be occupied by Delta Airlines. The project also includes an observation deck, a lobby for people to meet arriving passengers and consolidation of the two existing security checkpoints into one.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - An interactive art experience modeled after Meow Wolf in Santa Fe, New Mexico, has found a permanent home in Oklahoma City. Factory Obscura will have its first permanent location at The Womb, a project co-founded in 2011 by Flaming Lips frontman Wayne Coyne. The Journal Record reports Factory Obscura's goal is to have a business operation similar to Meow Wolf, which includes glowing passageways, lasers, and odd musical instruments that respond to touch.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - Gov. Mary Fallin says she will retire from politics when she steps down as governor in January and will not pursue elective office again. The Oklahoman reports that Fallin on Friday said she wants to spend more time with her family. The 63-year-old Republican has been in politics since she was 35, when she began serving as a state representative.
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) - The Roman Catholic Archdiocese of Oklahoma City says it has received a second credible accusation of child sexual abuse against a former priest. The Oklahoman reports that a spokeswoman for the archdiocese said Friday that church officials have received a letter that accuses former priest Benjamin Zoeller of sexual assault in the early 1970s. Zoeller was a priest at Our Lady's Cathedral in Oklahoma City at the time.
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