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11:50 am
Tue July 13, 2010

PLANiTULSA Moves Forward

PLANiTULSA

Tulsa, OK – The proposed new comprehensive plan for the city of Tulsa is turned over to Tulsa City Council for adoption.

The Tulsa Planning Commission signs off on the PLANiTULSA new comprehensive plan. The plan comes at a time when Tulsa is losing population. Planner John Fregonese says there is no need to panic. He says Dallas was also losing population until a new plan was adopted there. Since then, Dallas has grown by 82,000.

The plan will serve as a blue-print for Tulsa's future growth.

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11:14 am
Tue July 13, 2010

Getting Tough on Vacant Property Owners

Dwain Midget discusses new plan for neglected property owners.
KWGS News/TGOV

Tulsa, Ok – The head of Tulsa Community Development wants to get tough on owners of vacant houses. Dwain Midget says vacant houses leads to vacant neighborhoods.

Midget wants to create a vacant structure registry that would force owners to maintain vacant property or face stiff fines.

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9:35 am
Tue July 13, 2010

State Gets Grant

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma gets $4.6 million in HUD grants

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Department of Housing and Urban Development has awarded more than $4.6 million in housing assistance to Oklahoma for the elderly and those with disabilities.

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9:34 am
Tue July 13, 2010

Tuesday Morning's News

July 13, 2010 – Listen to this morning's newscast

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3:03 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Inmate on the Run

Stephen Thomas
Department of Corrections

McAlester, OK – Inmate escapes from Oklahoma prison

McALESTER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say an inmate escaped overnight from a McAlester prison.

Oklahoma Corrections Department spokesman Jerry Massie said Monday that 34-year-old Stephen G. Thomas was discovered missing during the 8:30 a.m. head count Monday at Jackie Brannon Correctional Center, a minimum-security prison.

Prison records show Thomas is scheduled for release in 2020 on convictions for injury of a minor child and possession of an explosive device.

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3:03 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Motorcycle Execs Killed in Plane Crash

Highland Street Tracker 950
US Highland

Tulsa, OK – This is a human tragedy beyond imagination. Our hearts and prayers go out to their families. No words can describe the loss the families are experiencing. It was an honor to work with these three men and I know they would want us to continue to build US Highland into a leading U.S. powersports company. They were all true visionaries and will be deeply missed," commented Dr. Steven A. Moell, Chief Executive Officer of US Highland, Inc.

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2:47 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Plane Crash At Mohawk

Tulsa, OK – 3 die when plane goes down in Tulsa, Okla., park

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Authorities say a twin-engine plane whose pilot asked to make an emergency landing at Tulsa International Airport went down instead in a wooded area of a city park northwest of the airport, killing all three people aboard.

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2:34 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

County Disaster Plan

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa County is vulnerable to natural and man-made hazards. The scope of the proposed Tulsa County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plan focuses on the unincorporated areas of county. The Tulsa County Technical and Citizens Advisory Committees identified the 150 natural and man-made hazards deemed to be a threat to the Tulsa County citizens. The Tulsa County Multi-Hazard Mitigation Plans identifies both long and short tern hazard mitigation possibilities.

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2:33 pm
Mon July 12, 2010

Monday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of Monday Morning's Top Local Stories from KWGS

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