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10:19 am
Tue October 26, 2010

Overnight Robbery With Shovel

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Police says a lone bandit robbed the Fiesta Mart at 15th and South Harvard early this morning with a camping shovel. Police says the man entered the store and held the shovel in a threatening manner. He demanded cash and cigarettes. After getting both, he fled the store. The clerk was not injured.

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2:39 pm
Mon October 25, 2010

A Tulsa Anti-Poverty Project

Tulsa Community Foundation CEO, Phil Lakin.
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Tulsa, OK – Tulsa will copy New York City in an effort to help the unemployed and under-employed struggling in this down' economy. Tulsa is one of eight cities to receive funding under the Serve America Act. The Tulsa Community Foundation will help coordinate the three anti-poverty programs, which have already proven successful in New York City.

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2:39 pm
Mon October 25, 2010

Mid Town Bank Robbery

Mid-First Bank at 21st and Birmingham
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Tulsa, OK – A man walked into the Mid-First Bank near 21st and Lewis and asked about opening an account. He apparently quickly changed his mind.

He told the clerk he had a gun and demanded cash. He then fled into a neighborhood. No one was injured.

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10:44 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Wrong Man

Stillwater, Oklahoma – Former soldier Shawn Dunbar of Stillwater says a case of mistaken identity that resulted in his arrest for an assault in Junction City, Kan., has interrupted his VA benefits for an ailment stemming from his war service in Iraq.

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10:42 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Oklahoma National Guard Home

Norman, Oklahoma – Members of the Oklahoma National Guard's 1-45th Agri-Business Development Team are home after deployment to Afghanistan. The 60 soldiers were welcomed home yesterday afternoon by family and friends at the Norman Armed Forces Reserve Center. The soldiers spent 10 months in Afghanistan training Afghans on agricultural techniques.

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9:46 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Gubernatorial Dig?

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – Republican gubernatorial candidate Mary Fallin has said she believes her experience as a wife and mother of six children is a key distinction between her and her opponent. Some thought the comment was an inappropriate dig at Democrat Jari Askins, who's single. Askins said she always assumed she would marry, but believes she's still best qualified even though she didn't.

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9:25 am
Mon October 25, 2010

Virginia AG Campaigns in Oklahoma

The Oklahoma State Capitol.
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Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The Virginia attorney general who filed one of two lawsuits against the federal government challenging the health care law is campaigning in Oklahoma. Virginia's Kenneth Cuccinelli is visiting the state today to support fellow Republican Scott Pruitt who is running for attorney general against Democrat Jim Priest.

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9:20 am
Mon October 25, 2010

DOC Asks for $35 million

Oklahoma City, Oklahoma – The board that oversees the Oklahoma prison system says it needs nearly $35 million more to operate the state's penitentiaries. The state Board of Corrections voted Friday to ask the Legislature for the additional money as a budget supplement.

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9:26 am
Sun October 24, 2010

Local Sports Review

Undated – COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) Oklahoma committed three costly turnovers in last night's 36-27 loss to No. 18 Missouri. Two of the turnovers led to 10 points and the other squelched a drive deep in Missouri territory, and the third-ranked Sooners (6-1, 2-1 Big 12) also missed a chip-shot field goal.

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