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5:18 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

Labor Day Celebration on Big Band Saturday Night

Join me this weekend on Big Band Saturday Night as we celebrate Labor Day! The great tunes and the wonderful memories plus your requests. It all starts at 8 PM on 89.5!

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12:02 pm
Sat August 30, 2014

BusinessWorld Book Show Podcast (8/30/14)

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This week on BusinessWorld, the guys have been reading all summer long and have a bunch off books to share with listeners.

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Local & Regional
9:41 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Review of Oklahoma's Execution Protocols Due Soon

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TULSA, Okla. (AP) — The governor's office says a report examining Oklahoma's execution protocols after the botched lethal injection of an inmate four months ago could be issued next week.

Alex Weintz, a spokesman for Governor Mary Fallin, said Friday the report will examine what went right and wrong during the April 29th execution of Clayton Lockett, who took about 43 minutes to die after Lockett's lethal injection began.

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Local & Regional
9:38 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Trial Date Set for Woman Charged in Tulsa Fire Deaths

TULSA, Okla. (AP) — A trial date has been set for a woman charged in the deaths of her two young nieces in a Tulsa apartment fire.

The Tulsa World reports 24-year-old Miashah  Moses is charged with second-degree murder in the November deaths of the children.

District Judge James Caputo set Moses' trial date for December 1st.

Moses pleaded not guilty to the charges. Her defense attorney had filed a motion to dismiss the charges, but the judge denied it.

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Local & Regional
9:34 am
Sat August 30, 2014

US: Standards, Not Politics, Behind Oklahoma Sanction

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — The U.S. Department of Education says achieving high academic standards — not politics — was behind its decision to deny Oklahoma education officials the authority to decide how to spend some of the federal education money the state receives.

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Local & Regional
9:28 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Prosecutors Charge OKC Officer with Rape

Daniel Holtzclaw
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — An Oklahoma City police officer has been charged with 16 counts that include rape and sexual battery after authorities said he attacked at least eight women while on patrol.

Prosecutors on Friday charged 27-year-old Daniel Holtzclaw, who also faces charges of forcible oral sodomy and indecent exposure.

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Local & Regional
9:13 am
Sat August 30, 2014

Lawyer: Oklahoma LB Shannon Innocent, Should Play

File photo of Frank Shannon
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OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Frank Shannon's lawyer says the Oklahoma linebacker is innocent of sexual assault, and she believes coach Bob Stoops should allow her client to play in Saturday's opener against Louisiana Tech.

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Kind of Blog: An Occasional KWGS Jazz Journal
2:31 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Next Time on All This Jazz: "Pop" Goes the Solo! (or, Jazz Greats Doing Pop & Rock Hits)

Please come along for the next broadcast of All This Jazz, beginning at 10pm on Saturday the 30th -- right here on Public Radio 89.5 (KWGS-FM)...and online via live stream at PublicRadioTulsa.org.

In the first half of the program, we'll hear from the SF Jazz Collective, Jimmy Cobb, Mathias Eick (shown here), and many more.

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Local & Regional
1:21 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Tulsa Cops Cracking Down on DUI Drivers this Weekend

Drunk Driving crackdown this weekend.
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On this last holiday weekend of the summer, Tulsa Police will be on the lookout for drunk and impaired drivers. A DUI checkpoint will be set up near a busy Memorial Drive intersection. Craig Murray is the police department’s traffic safety officer, and he says there will be no tolerance for anyone arrested on suspicion of driving impaired…they will go to jail.

The special enforcement crackdown is part of the ‘Safer Summer in Tulsa’ campaign.

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StudioTulsa
12:51 pm
Fri August 29, 2014

Now on View at Living Arts of Tulsa: "Chandelier & Other Luminous Objects"

Aired on Friday, August 29th.

On this edition of StudioTulsa, we speak with Steve Liggett, artistic director of the nonprofit Living Arts of Tulsa (located downtown at 307 East Brady). Liggett is also the curator of "Chandelier & Other Luminous Objects," which opened in early August and will remain on exhibit at the Living Arts gallery through September 25th -- and which Liggett tells us all about on today's program.

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