Many Oklahomans have learned over the years to predict stormy spring weather. During the early afternoon hours prior to an evening outbreak, we can sense impending storms by the atmosphere, humidity, color of the sky or the heaviness in the air.

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Ken Walker -- Oklahoma legislator wants to legalize raw milk delivery to homes

“A Tulsa legislator wants to loosen state regulations of raw milk dairies to allow them to deliver directly to consumers. ‘Basically, my hope is that we can make milkmen legal again,’ said Rep. Ken Walker, R-Tulsa. ‘Since these customers already go to the farm, my sole purpose is to let the farmer deliver to the home.’ Committee Chairman Dale DeWitt, R-Braman, said he is uncomfortable with some of the health risks that broadening the availability of raw milk would carry. ‘The risk is very, very low, but if there was any kind of outbreak of anything from the distribution of raw milk, … it would just literally kill the industry,’ he said.”

According to just filed lobbyist reports, local State Rep. Jason Murphey and Senator Anthony Sykes (R-Moore) were the two of 149 legislators to reject all gifts from lobbyists during the recently concluded legislative session.

Murphey once again succ…