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9:38 am
Fri June 25, 2010

Off Session Studies Planned

Retiring House Speaker Chris Benge.

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. House interim studies announced

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma House Speaker Chris Benge has approved 68 interim studies to be conducted prior to the start of the 2011 Legislature in February.

The studies announced Thursday include child welfare services, agency consolidation, math education in Oklahoma schools, tax credits and incentives and a review of recent government modernization efforts.

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9:30 am
Fri June 25, 2010

Friday's Top Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear a recap of Friday morning's Top-Local-Stories

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Local & Regional
5:45 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

iPhone Sales are Brisk

People flock to AT&T stores, like this one near 17th and Yale, to buy the new iPhone.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Apple Inc.'s newest iPhone is seling briskly around the world today, including here in Tulsa.

Thousands have been lining up outside stores to snag one -- amid concerns of supply shortages.

Some stores -- including ones in Tokyo, Miami and San Francisco -- sold out within hours as the iPhone 4 went on sale in the U.S., France, Germany, the U.K. and Japan.

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3:49 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

Methamphetamine Ring Follow Up

Local & Regional
2:17 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

Remembering: Hannah Atkins

Oklahoma City, OK – Atkins' body lies in state at Capitol

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The body of Hannah Atkins, the first black woman elected to the Oklahoma House, has been brought to the state Capitol to lie in state.

Atkins died June 17 at the age of 86. Her closed casket was placed in the Capitol's second-floor rotunda Thursday.

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2:15 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

Impound!

Oklahoma City, OK – Got Car Insurance? If you don't your car could soon be impounded. Governor Henry has signed legislation allowing law enforcement to impound cars without insurance. The bill is from Bartlesville lawmaker Steve Martin.

Martin says an estimated 28-percent of cars on Oklahoma roads are without insurance. The law goes into effect November first.

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2:14 pm
Thu June 24, 2010

Owasso Soldier Killed in Afghanistan

Spc Andrew Looney of Owasso.
US Army/Fort Campbell, KY

Fort Campbell, KY – Spc. Andrew R. Looney, 22, of Owasso, Okla. died June 21 when an insurgent detonated a suicide vest next to a traffic control point outside of Lar Sholtan Village, Afghanistan.

Looney was an infantrymen assigned to Company C., 2nd Battalion 327th Infantry Regiment, 1st Brigade Combat Team. He joined the Army July 2007, and arrived at Fort Campbell in February 2009.

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10:52 am
Thu June 24, 2010

Thursday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
6:17 pm
Wed June 23, 2010

Mayor Vetoes Portions of Budget

Mayor Bartlett talks with reporters.
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett issued a veto on specific items of the recently passed budget ordinance for the City of Tulsa for FY 2011, as well a veto of the decision by the Council to transfer $746,500 to the General Fund from the Tulsa Authority for the Recovery of Energy fund. The TARE money was meant to fund $630,000 for city-wide mowing, and $116,500 for graffiti abatement.

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