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1:51 pm
Tue August 17, 2010

TPS Logo Change

TP'S new logo

Tulsa, OK – The public received its first look at the new logo for Tulsa Public Schools. The logo, donated by Walsh Branding of Tulsa, will eventually be emblazoned on all TPS buses and other district-related gear. The Public Information Office planned changes to the district's identity system to occur as part of regular maintenance, so there will be no additional cost.

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Local & Regional
12:15 pm
Tue August 17, 2010

Council Briefed on Zoo

Zoo Transition Chief Tom Baker
KWGS News Photo/TGOV

Tulsa, OK – Former Tulsa Fire Chief and Deputy Mayor Tom Baker gave the Tulsa City Council a briefing on the efforts to turn the operation of the Tulsa Zoo over to a private management firm. The City will continue to own the zoo, however, the day-to-day operations will be handled by Tulsa Zoo Management, Inc. TZMI's board recently named Baker to head the transition effort.

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Local & Regional
12:14 pm
Tue August 17, 2010

Water from the Sky?

A heavy thunderstorm moves over the Tulsa skyline.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Rain. Not a lot, but enough to cool us down.

Forecasters said it could happen and it did. Thunderstorms rumbled through Tulsa during the end of the morning rush hour. Strong to severe storms could be possible later today from Tulsa to the southeast. The National Weather Service says heavy rain will be possible from Tulsa to the northwest.

Click on our "Weather and Traffic" icon on our homepage for all the latest weather information.

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Local & Regional
11:27 am
Tue August 17, 2010

Art or Ugly

Councilor Christiansen says wall titles are not aligned.
KWGS News Photo/TGOV

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa City Councilor Bill Christiansen will be the first to tell his trade is that of an aviator, not art critic. But, like everyone, he has an opinion. One word sums up the art work on the new sound barrier along 169- between Memorial and Mingo. That word is: "ugly".

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Local & Regional
11:26 am
Tue August 17, 2010

"Click it---or---ticket" is working

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Oklahoma City, OK – Seat belt usage increases in Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State officials say more Oklahomans are wearing seat belts this year than in 2009.

The Oklahoma Highway Safety Office says a 2010 study found that usage in combined types of motor vehicles has increased 1.7 percent since last year, from 84.2 percent to 85.9 percent.

Officials say usage in pickup trucks also increased by 1.7 percent, jumping from 76.7 percent to 78.4 percent.

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Local & Regional
10:04 am
Tue August 17, 2010

Gaming in Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK – Okla tribes paid $118.2 M in gaming fees to state

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Indian tribes paid $118.2 million in gaming fees to the state last fiscal year, helping to ease budget cuts at some state agencies.

Office of State Finance records show the state received $33.3 million from the Chickasaw Nation; $22.7 million from the Choctaw Nation and $12.2 million from the Cherokee Nation. Twenty-seven other tribes paid the state about $50 million.

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Local & Regional
10:01 am
Tue August 17, 2010

Trial Delayed

Tulsa, OK – Jury selection delayed in Okla man's murder trial

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Jury selection has been delayed in the murder trial of a former school teacher who is accused of fatally shooting his wife more than two years ago.

Court officials planned to begin the selection process for jurors Monday in the trial of John Robert Kastner, but it has been delayed because defense attorney Pete Silva was ill. Jury selection proceedings are still scheduled for this week at the Tulsa County courthouse.

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Local & Regional
8:11 am
Tue August 17, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

August 17, 2010 – The Top Local News on this Tuesday Morning

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StudioTulsa
6:30 pm
Mon August 16, 2010

Education Week: Diane Ravitch

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Local & Regional
3:08 pm
Mon August 16, 2010

SEDC Comes to Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Southern Economic Development Council (SEDC) announced today the organization will hold its 2013 annual conference in Tulsa. It is the first time Tulsa has hosted the event.

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