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12:49 pm
Tue August 10, 2010

More Changes at Feed the Children

Tulsa, OK – Daughter of Okla charity founder fired

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The daughter of Oklahoma City-based Feed The Children founder Larry Jones has been fired from the charity.

Spokesman Tony Sellars on Monday confirmed that Larri Sue Jones no longer works for the charity, formed in 1979 by Larry Jones and his wife, Frances. The reason for Larri Sue Jones' dismissal, first reported in The Oklahoman, wasn't released.

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Local & Regional
10:47 am
Tue August 10, 2010

High Temps Impact Power

Oklahoma City, OK – With temps high, OG&E issues electricity advisory

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) With temperatures in Oklahoma soaring into triple figures and power usage records being set, Oklahoma Gas and Electric has issued an electricity advisory for this week.

OG&E's system carried more than 6,500 megawatts of electricity at the peak of demand on Aug. 2 and set a record two days later by carrying more than 6,600 megawatts at the peak. The previous record of 6,473 megawatts was set Aug. 10, 2006.

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Local & Regional
7:47 am
Tue August 10, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

August 10, 2010 – Your Top Local News

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StudioTulsa
7:44 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Science Week: Andrew Levy and His Migraines

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Local & Regional
12:51 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Murder Case Update

Tulsa, OK – Motion filed in ex-Okla teacher's murder case

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Attorneys for a former Tulsa school teacher charged in the death of his wife have asked a judge to move the trial to another county if it's shown that media coverage has influenced court proceedings.

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Local & Regional
12:48 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

Tulsa Prison Bed Gone

Tulsa, OK – DOC says it is eliminating prisoner beds in Tulsa

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) State Department of Corrections officials say they are eliminating some community-level beds in Tulsa in an effort to reduce costs.

DOC Director Justin Jones says the agency has canceled a contract with Avalon Correctional Services, which provided beds for prisoners placed on public works crews. Jones says those prisoners now will be placed in other facilities.

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Local & Regional
12:46 pm
Mon August 9, 2010

State School Standards

Tulsa, OK – Okla. switching to use national school standards

TULSA, Okla. (AP) An independent study indicates that Oklahoma's plans to use national academic standards should proceed smoothly.

Oklahoma plans to start using the Common Core state standards during the next four years. According to the study by the Washington, D.C.-based Thomas P. Fordham Foundation, Oklahoma is one of 11 states where English language arts and math standards are highly similar to those of the Common Core.

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Local & Regional
9:16 am
Mon August 9, 2010

New Center for Tribe

Sulphur, OK – SULPHUR, Okla. (AP) From their ancestral homelands in the southeastern United States to their forced removal to Oklahoma along the Trail of Tears, the history of the Chickasaw Nation is now on display for all to see. The tribe opened the $40 million Chickasaw Cultural Center last month in southeastern Oklahoma. Tribal historian Phil Morgan says the center makes the statement that the tribe has survived and will continue to do so.

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Local & Regional
9:13 am
Mon August 9, 2010

Continuing Coverage: Palmer Discusses Police Corruption

Former Police Chief Ron Palmer
City of Tulsa

Tulsa, OK – Ex-Okla police chief address alleged corruption

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa's former police chief says he accepts some of the criticism about the atmosphere in the police department that may have allowed some police officers to commit illegal acts.

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Local & Regional
9:11 am
Mon August 9, 2010

Fatal Crash Blamed on DUI

Tulsa, OK – Okla man arrested in fatal DUI-related accident

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities have arrested a Tulsa man after he was involved in a fatal car accident while allegedly under the influence of alcohol.

Adam Myers was booked into the Tulsa jail early Sunday on a second-degree manslaughter complaint, three complaints of great bodily injury in a DUI accident and one complaint of driving with a suspended license. Myers hasn't been formally charged.

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