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1:54 pm
Fri August 27, 2010

Council Rejects Mediation

City Hall at One-Technology Center
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Tulsa, Okla. – City Council is refusing to mediate with the Mayor. At yesterday's meeting the Council voted against closed-door mediation as a way to confront its disputes with Mayor Bartlett.

Instead it suggested a series of public sessions for negotiating with the Mayor, in order to promote transparency.

The Mayor was disappointed with the Council's decision, and hopes to be able to convince councilors Bynum and Eagleton, who were the sole votes in favor of the Mayor's offer, to engage in mediation.

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Local & Regional
11:06 am
Fri August 27, 2010

Chief Charged

Chelesa, OK – Okla police chief charged with drug counts

CLAREMORE, Okla. (AP) Rogers County prosecutors have charged the police chief of Chelsea with 12 felony drug counts.

Jeremy Wayne Murrell faces a Sept. 1 arraignment on charges of obtaining a controlled substance by fraud. The 34-year-old Murrell was arrested Aug. 13 on the complaints, posted $12,000 bail and was released.

Chelsea Town Coordinator Kenny Weast says Murrell, who has been police chief for more than a year, was placed on indefinite paid leave.

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Local & Regional
10:50 am
Fri August 27, 2010

Troops Deploying

Oklahoma City, OK – 60 Okla. Guard ag soldiers headed to Afghanistan

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) More than 60 Oklahoma National Guard soldiers will be honored as they depart for an agricultural mission in Afghanistan.

The farewell ceremony for the 2-45th Agri-Business Development Team will be at 1 p.m. Sunday at the Armed Forces Reserve Center in Mustang. It will replace another agribusiness unit that already deployed.

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Local & Regional
10:40 am
Fri August 27, 2010

School Improvement List Released

Oklahoma City, OK – 90 Oklahoma schools on school improvement list

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Ninety Oklahoma schools are on the state's school improvement list during this school year under standards set by the federal No Child Left Behind law.

The Oklahoma State Department of Education released the list Thursday during a meeting of the state Board of Education.

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StudioTulsa
6:18 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Energy Researcher Roger Stern

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Local & Regional
3:45 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Prisoners Released Early

Grove, Oklahoma – For the 4th time in 2 years, Delaware County voters rejected a sales tax increase to expand the county jail.
Now inmates are being released and bonds are being lowered to reduce over crowding.
The current jail was built to house 62 inmates- but has about 70 prisoners right now.
The tax proposal would have added 100- beds to the jail.

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Local & Regional
3:19 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Inmates Released Early

Grove, Oklahoma – For the 4th time in 2 years Delaware County voters reject a sales tax increase to expand the county jail.
Now inmates are being released and bonds lowered to reduce over crowding.
The current jail was built to house 62 inmates- but has about 70 prisoners right now.
The tax proposal would have added 100- beds to the jail.

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Local & Regional
3:15 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

American Airlines Slapped with Record Setting Fine

American Airlines

Dallas, Texas – American Airlines is hit with a 24-million dollar fine.
The FAA claims American Airlines performed poor maintenance of its' airplanes, causing thousands of delayed and cancelled flights.
The maintenance in question is wiring inside the wheel wells. The federal agency says the wiring problems could have led to fires and explosions.
24-million dollars is the largest safety penalty ever levied by the FAA.
American says they will challenge the fine.

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Local & Regional
3:12 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Chelsea Police Chief Charged

Claremore, Oklahoma – The police chief for the city of Chelsea, is charged with 12 felony drug counts.
The charges accuse Chief Jeremy Murrell of obtaining more than 3-thousand pills from doctors and pharmacies across the state.
The Chief was arrested, paid 12-thousand dollars in bail and was released. He is on indefinite paid leave.

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Local & Regional
3:12 pm
Thu August 26, 2010

Chelsea Police Chief Charged

Claremore, Oklahoma – The police chief for the city of Chelsea, is charged with 12 felony drug counts.
The charges accuse Chief Jeremy Murrell of obtaining more than 3-thousand pills from doctors and pharmacies across the state.
The Chief was arrested, paid 12-thousand dollars in bail and was released. He is on indefinite paid leave.

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