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Stoops contract: $5 million by 2011
• OU regents also approve raises for
coaches Capel, Coale and others.
                                                                                                For more
                                                                                                Columnist Dave Sittler on OU’s
                                                                                                                                                                    Clinic to get Tisdale name
                                                                                                slick allocation of athletic funds                                  By Shannon muchmore                         Wednesday.
By Guerin emiG                                  revised contract approved                       to academics. B1                                                    World Staff Writer                            The regents also extended Presi-
World Sports Writer                             Wednesday by the OU Board                                                                                                                                       dent David Boren’s contract through
                                                of Regents at their regularly                                                                                          ARDMORE — The University                 2014 and announced that the ath-
  ARDMORE — Bob Stoops                          scheduled meeting in Ard- guaranteed salary increases                                                               of Oklahoma-Tulsa will name its             letic department would contribute
will make nearly $5 million                     more.                         from $1.05 to $1.5 million —                                                          planned north Tulsa speciality              about $7 million to academic pro-
as Oklahoma football coach                        The regents also approved and Sherri Coale, as well as                                                            clinic after OU basketball legend           grams this year, helping prevent tu-
in 2011, should he remain                       raises for OU basketball                                                                                            and Tulsa native Wayman Tisdale,
that long, according to his                     coaches Jeff Capel — his                        See Pay a                                    Stoops                OU’s board of regents announced                                     See CLiniC a

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   DTU era
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   will end;
        Recorded and
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   new voice
        predicted highs for
        the week                                                                                                                                                                                                   envisioned
        • Monday........................ 98
        • Tuesday ..................... 100                                                                                                                                                                        • It will stop provid-
        • Wednesday ................101                                                                                                                                                                            ing downtown ser-
        • Thursday............. 101-10
        • Friday ...................101-102                                                                                                                                                                        vices, but members
        • Saturday..............101-102                                                                                                                                                                            aim to become a voice
        • Sunday.......................... 96
        Source: The National Weather Service
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   for property owners.
        and The Weather Channel

                                                                                                                                                                                                                   By P.J. LaSSek
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   World Staff Writer
        Precautions in
        extreme heat                                                                                                                                                                                                  Downtown Tulsa Unlimited
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   will close its doors Tuesday after

           Reduce outdoor activity,                                                                                                                                                                                52 years of providing downtown
        particularly during the af-                                                                                                                                                                                services and events, such as
        ternoon and late morning.                                                                                                                                                                                  Mayfest, a farmers market and
           Limit alcohol and caf-                                                                                                                                                                                  the annual Christmas parade.
        feine consumption and                                                                                                                                                                                         Although its mission will no
        increase your water intake.                                                                                                                                                                                longer exist, its membership
           Wear loose, lightweight,                                                                                                                                                                                will not disband, DTU Chairman
        light-colored clothing.                                                                                                                                        Emma Lackey, 4, of Glenpool,                Don Walker said Wednesday.
           Spend as much time                                                                                                                                        takes a break from watery fun                    “The plan for the organiza-
        as possible in an air-con-                                                                                                                                   Wednesday amid hot tempera-                   tion is to become a true property
        ditioned building; visit                                                                                                                                    tures at the new QuikTrip Corp.-               owners association and sustain
        a library, shopping mall,                                                                                                                                sponsored 41st Street Plaza, at 41st              a voice in the decisions of the
        community center or other                                                                                                                                Street and Riverside Drive.                       Downtown Coordinating Coun-
        public indoor place if you                                                                                                                               CORY YOUNG/Tulsa World                            cil,” he said.
        don’t have air-conditioning                                                                                                                                                                                   City officials announced in
        at home.                                                                                                                                                                                                   February that the coordinat-
           Play close attention to                                                                                                                                                                                 ing council would be created to
        those at increased risk                                                                                                                                                                                    take over the management of

                                                                                                                                                                 EMsa treats 10
        for heat-related illness,                                                                                                                                                                                  the city’s Business Improvement
        including young children,                                                                                                                                                                                  District, which assesses fees on
        senior citizens, people with                                                                                                                                                                               property within the Inner Dis-
        chronic medical conditions
        such as heart disease or
        high blood pressure, and
                                                                                                                                                                 for heat-related                                  persal Loop to fund the down-
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   town services. The council’s first

                                                                                                                                                                 illness; high-risk
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   meeting is set for next week.

                                                     and rising
        outdoor laborers.                                                                                                                                                                                             The city’s new Tulsa Stadium
           Never leave a child or                                                                                                                                                                                  Assessment District will come

                                                                                                                                                                 temps continue
        animal unattended in a                                                                                                                                                                                     into being July 1 with a higher
        vehicle.                                                                                                                                                                                                   assessment rate than that of the
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   current district, which expires
                                                                                                                                                                 Heat alert today
        Source: eMSa
                                                                                                                                                                                                                      The 30-year annual fee will be
                                                                                                                                                                                           6.5 cents per square foot of land
                                                                                                                                                                                                                   and structure. Of that, 4.3 cents
                Online                               By david harPer                                                  By 8:45 p.m., EMSA para-                     The heat and still air combined                 will go to construct the down-
        Stay up to date on the                       and aLthea PeterSon                                           medics had treated 10 patients                to push the Tulsa metropolitan                    town ballpark, and the remain-
        weather with complete                        World Staff Writers                                           with heat-related illnesses on                area over the Environmental Pro-                  ing 2.2 cents is to pay for down-

        coverage from The                                                                                          Wednesday, as the temperature                 tection Agency’s ozone standard                   town services.
        Weather Channel                                         espite isolated rain                               rose above 100 degrees. As a                  Wednesday.                                           Walker said the newly formed                                  showers across parts                               result, an EMSA Heat Alert that                 At 8:15 p.m., the central re-                   group, which will move to a
        Find out more about Tulsa                               of northeastern Okla-                              began Tuesday was continued for               cording station had recorded an                   smaller office and have only one
        area Ozone alert days.                                  homa, the weather                                  a third straight day on Thursday,             eight-hour average of 0.094 parts                 employee, also wants to act as a                               and air quality com-                               agency spokeswoman Tina Wells                 per million. The west station                     watchdog.
        Find alternative transporta-                 bined Wednesday to put area                                   said.                                         recorded an eight-hour average                       “We want to take a positive ap-
        tion solutions for Ozone                     residents at risk of heat exhaus-                                Also Wednesday, the National               of 0.083 parts per million, and                   proach to assisting downtown,
        alert days                                   tion and respiratory problems.                                Weather Service extended an                   the north facility displayed a                    but at the same time hold the                   More of the same conditions                                 excessive heat warning for north-             0.077 reading for the eight-hour                  city and all players accountable
                                                     are predicted throughout the                                  eastern Oklahoma until at least 7                                                               for the use of the assessment fees
                                                     week.                                                         p.m. Friday.                                                           See HEaT a
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          See DTu a

Woman charged in death knew of meth danger, officer testifies
By matt Barnard                                          Amber Ketcher, 28, Christopher                                                     said she was aware of other fires           cial Judge Allen Klein ruled that
World Staff Writer                                     Stinson, 26, and Bobby Warren, 18,                                         Online                            tied to methamphetamine produc-             evidence against the suspects was
                                                       are charged with felony murder                                                                               tion yet didn’t stop the men from           sufficient for a trial. An arraignment
   A woman who is implicated in a                      on allegations that they caused the                              View a map and list of meth labs in-        setting up the lab, he said.                is scheduled for Monday.
meth-lab fire that killed her hus-                     March 30 Comanche Park Apart-                                    vestigated by Tulsa police since 2008.         “I asked her if she had seen all            The felony murder charge against
band knew about the drug’s vola-                       ments blaze that fatally injured                                                                             the meth lab fires on TV, and she           the three defendants asserts that
tility but still allowed him and her                   Ketcher’s husband, Sean Ketcher.                                                                             said that she had but didn’t think it       Sean Ketcher’s death occurred while
co-defendants to make the drug in                      He suffered massive burns and died                               questioned Ketcher after the crowd-         would happen to her,” Booth testi-          they were in the commission of
her apartment, a police investigator                   the next day, authorities said.                                  ed townhouse where the meth was             fied.
testified Wednesday.                                     Tulsa Police Officer Brian Booth                               being cooked burst into flames. She            On Wednesday afternoon, Spe-                                     See METH a

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pay:                                                                                                        “We are very grateful that he has
                                                                                                            expressed his passion to stay and                                                                                                                CliniC:                             Wayman Tisdale
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 Health Center
                                                                                                            build this program, and create it as a                                                                                                           The Tisdale center
athletic director Castiglione                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    Cost: $20 million
                                                                                                            destination job.”                                                                                                                                is expected to be
was happy with the regents.                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                      Location: 36th Street North
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 and Harvard Avenue
From a1                                                                                                     Joe Castiglione
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             completed in about                  Size: 43,000 square feet
                                                                                                            On OU men’s basketball head coach Jeff Capel                                                                          SALARIES                   20 months.                          Services: Urgent care, car-
baseball coach Sunny Golloway and softball                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       diology, advanced mrI and
coach Patty Gasso. Staff members for Capel,                                                                 interest in the 34-year-old coach after OU’s                                                                      The previous annual            From a1                             CT, outpatient surgery, en-
Coale and Stoops were given raises as well.                                                                 past two seasons.                                                                                              salaries of oklahoma                                                  doscopy and chemotherapy
   Stoops’ reworked deal, which was extend-                                                                   “What he is attempting to build with the                                                                     coaches whose raises were         ition increases and layoffs.        Expected opening: Early 2011
ed two years through Dec. 31, 2015, allows                                                                  program is outstanding,” Castigloine said                                                                      approved by the oU Board             The Tisdale announcement
for a current guaranteed $2.975 million. It                                                                 of Capel. “It’s important for continuity, be-                                                                  of regents on Wednesday,          was a fitting tribute, many
also calls for a $700,000 annual stay bonus,                                                                cause people around the country are seeing                                                                     and their new annual guar-        said.                             the NBA for 12 seasons.
first payable Oct. 1. Meaning, when Stoops                                                                  Oklahoma basketball in a very special way.                                                                     anteed figures:                      OU-Tulsa President Gerard         The board of regents also
takes the sideline for the next OU-Texas                                                                    He and our team have opened people’s eyes,                                                                                                       Clancy said in a telephone in-    approved extending Boren’s
game, he will be making $3.675 million.                                                                     and hopefully made it attractive to be part of                                                                 Football                          terview that it “honors Way-      contract until November
   An additional bonus, termed in the                                                                       this program and its growth and where it’s                                                                     • Bob Stoops, head coach          man and his commitment to         2014. However, Boren did not
contract an “Additional Stay Benefit,” of                                                                   headed …                                                                                                       — $2.925 million to $2.975        both excellence and service       receive an increase in salary.
$800,000 will be paid following Jan. 1, 2011.                                                                 “We are very grateful that he has ex-                                                                        million (will be $3.675 mil-      to the community.”                   Boren, 68, has been OU’s
Factoring in the $700,000 bonus already in                                                                  pressed his passion to stay and build this                                                                     lion oct. 1)                         The clinic has special sig-    president since 1994, when
place, as well as the automatic $200,000 an-                                                                program, and create it as a destination job.”                                                                  • Brent Venables —                nificance because of Tisdale’s    he left the U.S. Senate for the
nual private-funds bump also built into the                                                                   Coale, who steered the OU women to                                                                           $345,000 to $395,000              battle with cancer, a disease     post. An endowed chair in his
contract, Stoops stands to make $4.875 mil-                                                                 their first Final Four since 2002 last season,                                                                 • Kevin Wilson —                  that will be treated at the $20   name was approved Wednes-
lion in 2011. And that is before performance-                                                               closed in on the $1 million mark Wednesday.                                                                    $285,000 to $385,000              million clinic to be built at     day, and regents said they
based bonuses also included in the deal.                                                                    Regents approved a $60,000 guaranteed in-                                                                      • Bobby Jack Wright               36th Street North and Har-        want to raise $500,000 for it.
Should the Sooners compete for the Big 12                                                                   come hike to $900,000, with performance-                                                                       — $245,000 to $255,000            vard Avenue, he said.                The regents also approved
championship and a BCS bowl that season,                                                                    based bonuses built in as well. Coale’s con-                                                                   • Jackie Shipp — $225,000            Tisdale died in May at age     OU’s fiscal year 2010 budget
as is typical under the coach, Stoops would                                                                 tract continues through July 1, 2017.                                                                          to $240,000                       44 of complications from          of $1.5 billion, which includes
clear the $5 million mark.                                                                                                                                                                                                 • Cale Gundy — $220,000           bone cancer.                      $3 million from the athletic
   All told, his seven-year pact is worth                                                                   Baseball, football assistants                                                                                  to $235,000                          The     Wayman       Tisdale   department to academic pro-
$30.125 million.                                                                                                                                                                                                           • Jay Norvell — $210,000          Health Center is expected         grams. Athletics usually do-
   “This university is so fortunate to have                                                                    Golloway, whose Sooners bounced back                                                                        to $235,000                       to be completed in about 20       nates $1 million a year to aca-
a terrific leader, an outstanding football                                                                  from two straight shaky seasons to win 44                                                                      • James Patton —                  months. Site preparation will     demics and donates some of
coach, a person with impeccable character                                                                   games and host an NCAA regional last year,                                                                     $220,000 to $235,000              begin in the fall, Clancy said.   its revenue. The total amount
like Coach Stoops,” OU athletic director Joe                                                                was given a three-year extension through                                                                       • Josh Heupel — $156,000             The basketball star’s older    of support expected from
Castiglione said after the regents adjourned,                                                               the 2013 season. He will make a guaranteed                                                                     to $200,000                       brother, Weldon Tisdale, was      athletics this year is about $7
“with a proven record of success. With Jeff                                                                 $201,000 under terms of the new deal.                                                                          • Chris Wilson — $185,000         in Ardmore on Wednesday           million.
Capel and Sherri Coale, you see there’s a                                                                      “You don’t always reflect on one year,”                                                                     to $195,000                       for the announcement. He             “This additional support
common thread of characteristics. ... We feel                                                               Castiglione said when asked if Golloway’s                                                                                                        said the new center has the       from the Athletics Depart-
just as grateful to have them leading our pro-                                                              extension was a result of his ’09 success,                                                                     Men’s basketball                  potential to make a major dif-    ment has helped the univer-
grams. We’re grateful that our president and                                                                “although it does validate things are being                                                                    • Jeff Capel, head coach          ference in the health of north    sity avoid tuition increases
our board show the leadership and demon-                                                                    done the right way. I think this year estab-                                                                   — $1.05 million to $1.5           Tulsa residents.                  for students and layoffs of
strate their support for what we’re trying to                                                               lished some momentum in our program that                                                                       million                              “One of the problems we        faculty and staff,” Boren said.
achieve.”                                                                                                   we haven’t had in a while.”                                                                                    • oronde Taliaferro               often face is a lack of edu-      “I appreciate the support
                                                                                                               Among OU staffs. Capel assistants Mark                                                                      — $174,000 to $186,000            cating the community on           from the department in help-
Basketball                                                                                                  Cline, Oronde Taliaferro and Ben Betts all                                                                     • mark Cline — $156,000           the necessity of making sure      ing continue to promote aca-
                                                                                                            received $12,000 raises in guaranteed in-                                                                      to $168,000                       we keep our bodies in check       demic excellence in a tough
   Capel, who last season coached the OU                                                                    come. But the raises issued Stoops’ assis-                                                                     • Ben Betts — $141,000 to         and checked,” he said. “And       economic year. I especially
men to 30 victories and their first Elite Eight                                                             tants varied.                                                                                                  $153,000                          I think this will help draw       am grateful that this support
appearance since 2003, had his contract ex-                                                                    Offensive coordinator Kevin Wilson was                                                                                                        some attention to the need        will help us lighten the bur-
tended two years through June 30, 2016.                                                                     given the highest bump, $100,000, to a                                                                         Women’s basketball                for individuals to make sure.”    den on Oklahoma families by
As with Stoops’ contract, there are annual                                                                  guaranteed $385,000. Defensive coordina-                                                                       • Sherri Coale, head coach           Wayman Tisdale was too         having no tuition increases
bumps built in — $50,000 through the 2011-                                                                  tor Brent Venables was next at $50,000, to                                                                     — $840,000 to $900,000            humble to think of his name       this year.”
12 season, then $70,000 through 2013-14 and                                                                 $395,000.                                                                                                      • Jan ross — $147,600 to          being on a building, and he          Also at the meeting, regents
$80,000 through 2015-16 — and two tiers of                                                                     Quarterbacks coach Josh Heupel, per-                                                                        $158,000                          would have been floored,          approved the first phase of
bonus money allowed.                                                                                        haps cashing in on the success of Heisman                                                                      • Chad Thrailkill —               Weldon Tisdale said.              the Schusterman Center Li-
   Capel receives a stay bonus of $1.1 million                                                              Trophy winner Sam Bradford, received a                                                                         $101,800 to $109,000                 “On behalf of Wayman’s         brary at the main OU-Tulsa
following June 30, 2014, and what is termed                                                                 $44,000 raise, to $200,000.                                                                                    • Stacy Hansmeyer                 wife, Regina, and his family,     campus.
a “supplemental” stay bonus of $400,000                                                                        Other staff raises ranged from $25,000                                                                      — $86,500 to $92,000              we consider it a great honor         The 22,000-square-foot
following June 30, 2016. Should he remain                                                                   (Jay Norvell) to $15,000 (Cale Gundy, Jackie                                                                                                     to have this center named af-     building has a budget of $8.8
OU coach through the 2013-14 season, Capel                                                                  Shipp and James Patton) to $10,000 (Bobby                                                                      Baseball                          ter him. … It is momentous,”      million and includes reading
is in line to receive $2.84 million.                                                                        Jack Wright and Chris Wilson).                                                                                 • Sunny Golloway, head            he said. “Honored is probably     rooms, an information gallery
   As it stands, his current guarantee of $1.5                                                                 The regents also bumped Gasso’s salary                                                                      coach — $187,800 to               not a strong-enough word.”        and library staff offices.
million makes him the third-highest paid                                                                    to $133,000 and approved contracts for new                                                                     $201,000                             Wayman Tisdale was an all-
coach in the Big 12 Conference, behind Kan-                                                                 coaches Ryan Hybl (men’s golf, $100,000)                                                                                                         American at Booker T. Wash-         World staff writer Guerin Emig
sas’ Bill Self and Texas’ Rick Barnes, where-                                                               and John Roddick (men’s tennis, $99,800).                                                                      Softball                          ington High School and for            contributed to this story.
as before he ranked sixth. It also symbolizes                                                                                                                                                                              • Patty Gasso, head coach         three years at OU. He played
what Castiglione hopes is a pre-emptive                                                                                                    Guerin Emig 581-8355                                                            — $124,440 to $133,000            for the 1984 U.S. Olympic           Shannon Muchmore 581-8378
strike against programs that have shown                                                                                                                                                                                  basketball team and was in

  dTu:                                                                     was the lowest bidder.
                                                                              DTU’s contract with the
                                                                           city expires Tuesday. DTU
                                                                                                                                                      Paul Strizek, the Public
                                                                                                                                                   Works Department’s man-
                                                                                                                                                   ager of planning contracts,
                                                                           has held the contract, with                                             said the city would use the
  The organization                                                         annual renewal, since the                                               assessment fees to keep the
  had held a down-                                                         current assessment district                                             lights on and to maintain
                                                                           was formed in 1979.                                                     the public rights of way,
  town services con-                                                          Walker said that if DTU                                              landscaping and sidewalk
  tract since 1979.                                                        had won the new services                                                furniture.
                                                                           contract, it would have re-                                                Any needed maintenance
  From a1                                                                  mained open.                                                            other than that provided by
                                                                              As of Tuesday, other                                                 Unlimited Sweepers will be
  that all downtown property                                               DTU-sponsored functions                                                 handled by the department,
  owners are paying,” he said.                                             such as economic develop-                                               and the city will cover the
     The new assessment                                                    ment, marketing and special                                             cost, he said.
  fees will pay for all of the                                             events will cease, he said.                                                “Over the years, DTU has
  maintenance and economic                                                    Mayfest’s board will take                                            done a fabulous job main-
  development plans and a                                                  over the festival’s manage-                                             taining downtown,” Strizek
  significant portion of the                                               ment, and the Convention                                                said. “In my opinion, most
  ballpark, he said.                                                       and Visitors Bureau will                                                people just take it for grant-
     As the city attempts to                                               take over the DTU market-                                               ed what DTU has done.”
  provide downtown services,                                               ing Web site, he said.                                                     Walker said he did not
  “DTU wants to be respect-                                                   DTU has been paying                                                  know who will continue the
  ful and assist in the transi-                                            for the electricity for the                                             Christmas parade, farmers
  tion to a new organization                                               specialty “acorn” lights in-                                            market, Devour Downtown,
  for services,” he said.                                                  stalled as part of the down-                                            and other events DTU has
     DTU lost in the bid-                                                  town street improvements                                                sponsored.
  ding this month to provide                                               from the 2006 third-penny                                                  DTU was formed in 1957
  some maintenance services                                                sales tax program, he said.                                             as a nonprofit organization
  downtown, such as land-                                                     After the lights were in-                                            with a mission to bring mer-
  scaping and street sweep-                                                stalled, he said, neither the                                           chants back to downtown
  ing.                                                                     city nor property owners                                                following the development
     The city awarded the ser-                                             accepted responsibility for                                             of Utica Square.
  vice contract to Unlimited                                               them, “so DTU just paid the
  Sweepers and Cleaners LLC                                                bill because we knew the                                                             P.J. Lassek 581-8382
  of Oklahoma City, which                                                  lights had to be on.”                                                     

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