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3:53 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Illinois River Ideal for Fourth

Tulsa, Okla. – Weather reports for the Fourth of July are looking favorable for those who will be out of doors. A popular place for Oklahomans to spend the holiday is the Illinois River, and the Oklahoma Scenic River Commission expects turnouts between 1000-2000 people.

Rafting, floating, canoeing and kayaking are all available through various businesses along the river. Fishing conditions are excellent, cabins and campgrounds are available for rent, and sites along the river offer miniature golf, slides and places to eat.

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StudioTulsa
3:25 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Author/Contractor Aaron Lubeck Presents "Green Restorations"

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Local & Regional
1:42 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

West Nile Virus Confirmed

Tulsa, OK – The upcoming Fourth of July weekend is expected to have thousands of Oklahomans spending time at lakes and rivers all over the state. Tulsans are no exception.

The holiday comes on the heels, however, of the Tulsa Health Department's first confirmation of West Nile Virus carried by mosquitoes in Tulsa County, and officials warn that anyone planning to celebrate out of doors should take precautions.

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Local & Regional
1:41 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Aerospace Lawsuit Tossed

Wichita, Kan. – WICHITA, Kan. (AP) A federal judge has tossed out an age discrimination lawsuit against The Boeing Co. and Spirit AeroSystems filed in the wake of Boeing's 2005 sale of commercial airplane operations in Kansas and Oklahoma.

U.S. District Judge Eric Melgren summarily ruled Wednesday in favor of the two aerospace giants. He found the evidence was insufficient to establish a pattern of age discrimination during the divestiture.

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Local & Regional
12:13 pm
Thu July 1, 2010

Oklahoma Unemployment

Oklahoma City – OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Southeastern Oklahoma counties had the highest unemployment rates in the state for May while the lowest rates were found in the Oklahoma Panhandle and northwestern corner of the state.

The latest figures from the Oklahoma Employment Security Commission show jobless rates of 10.7 percent in Latimer County, 10.6 percent in McCurtain County and 10.5 percent in Hughes County.

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Local & Regional
10:40 am
Thu July 1, 2010

The Broken Arrow Angel's Written Statement

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Local & Regional
10:40 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Child Rapist Sentenced to 6 Life Terms

News conference where BA Police announced Polk's arrest.
KWGS News File Photo
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Local & Regional
10:37 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Oil Field Explosion

Kiefer, OK – 2 men burned in Okla. fuel tank explosion

KIEFER, Okla. (AP) Authorities say two men were badly burned when a fuel-storage tank they were repairing blew up in Kiefer.

Creek County Sheriff's Sgt. Charles Redfern said Wednesday the two men, who weren't immediately identified, were flown by medical helicopter to a Tulsa hospital.

Redfern says one of the men had burns over 80 percent of his body, and the other man also was badly burned. He didn't know their conditions.

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Local & Regional
10:22 am
Thu July 1, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of this morning's Top Local Stories:

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