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3:07 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

Science Week: P.W. Singer Traces the Rise of Robotics in Warfare

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Local & Regional
2:41 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

The Final Homecoming

Oklahoma City, OK – Remains identified as missing Vietnam War soldiers

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The Department of Defense says the remains of two Vietnam War soldiers one from Oklahoma and one from Nebraska have been identified.

Officials announced Wednesday that the remains of U.S. Army Chief Warrant Officer 1st Lt. Donald Wann of Shawnee and 1st Lt. Paul Magers of Sidney, Neb., will be returned to their families for burial with full military honors.

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Local & Regional
2:14 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

Owasso and PSO Form Partnership

PSO power plant at Oologah.
KWGS News

Owasso, OK – The Public Service Company of Oklahoma and the City of Owasso announce a joint project. It will upgrade the PSO electric distribution system to all 13-thousand PSO customers in Owasso with a new state of the art technology.

PSO held an afternoon news conference at the Owasso City Hall to make the announcement.

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Local & Regional
2:08 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

Dora The Explorer Busted in BA

Broken Arrow, OK – Broken Arrow Police discover a mobile meth-lab inside a child's "Dora The Explorer" back pack. The parents are in custody. The children have been turned over to D-H-S.

Police made the discovery after a traffic stop in Broken Arrow last night. 34-year-olds, Cecil and Melissa Martin were arrested at the scene. The children ages one-and-two were in the car with their parents when the traffic stop was made on BA's east side.

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Local & Regional
1:50 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

CONTINUING COVERAGE: Chief Addresses Corruption

Tulsa, OK – The ongoing corruption probe into the Tulsa Police Department has acting Police Chief Chuck Jordan giving a pep-talk. He says not all the badges were tarnished.

A federal grand jury has indicted several officers for witness tampering and drug related charges.

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Local & Regional
1:49 pm
Wed August 11, 2010

Insurance Fee Opposed

Kim Holland

Oklahoma City, OK – State Chamber opposes new insurance claims fee

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The State Chamber of Oklahoma wants to side with Insurance Commissioner Kim Holland in her challenge of a new state law designed to raise up to $240 million for the state's Medicaid program.

The State Chamber on Tuesday asked the Oklahoma Supreme Court to allow it to file a friend of the court brief in the case.

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Local & Regional
11:12 am
Wed August 11, 2010

Oklahoma Traffic Cameras and the Uninsured

Tulsa, OK – Plan for cameras to enforce insurance laws halted

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma is for now dropping a plan to use highway traffic cameras to identify those who are driving without auto insurance.

State Treasurer Scott Meacham says two problems arose. One is that there is no company that has all the insurance verification data of all 50 states.

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11:05 am
Wed August 11, 2010

State Revenue Up

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. revenue collections continue positive trend

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State officials say the new fiscal year got off to a good start with revenue collections for July exceeding both last year's collections and the official estimate.

State Treasurer Scott Meacham released the preliminary July figures on Tuesday. They show that collections for the month totaled $370 million. That's about 10 percent above collections in July 2009 and nearly 12 percent above the official estimate.

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11:01 am
Wed August 11, 2010

State House Probe

Oklahoma Capitol
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Oklahoma City, OK – Investigated lawmakers propose House changes

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Two state lawmakers at the center of an investigation into possible corruption at the state Capitol are proposing changes to the House legislative process.

State Reps. Randy Terrill and Mike Christian sent an e-mail Wednesday detailing their 10-point "Member's Bill of Rights" to their House colleagues, including Speaker-Designate Kris Steele.

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Local & Regional
7:37 am
Wed August 11, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

August 11, 2010 – Tulsa's Top Local News Stories

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