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8:57 am
Tue May 25, 2010

Bell's Back--- But not in Tulsa

The old Bell's Amusement Park was on the fairgrounds.
City of Tulsa

Coweta, OK – Okla. park signs lease with Wagoner County

COWETA, Okla. (AP) An amusement park that lost its lease with Tulsa County has signed an agreement with a neighboring county.

Bell's Amusement Park official Robby Bell signed a 50-year lease with Wagoner County on Monday during the county commissioner meeting.

The deal hinges on whether Wagoner County voters approve a quarter-cent sales tax increase to pay for acquiring the property where the park, an expo center and other attractions would be located.

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Local & Regional
8:56 am
Tue May 25, 2010

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Story

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

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Local & Regional
8:51 am
Tue May 25, 2010

Disaster Aid Okayed

Oklahoma City, OK – Governor: White House approves disaster assistance

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Brad Henry says the White House has approved his request for disaster assistance for seven Oklahoma counties recently affected by severe storms.

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Local & Regional
2:39 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

River Accident

Tulsa, OK –
A man is pulled from the Arkansas River in full cardiac arrest. The Tulsa fire department says the man's kayak went over the low water dam this morning near 31st and Riverside Drive. The man was tossed from the kayak and was found floating in the fast moving water about a mile away.

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StudioTulsa
2:23 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Life-Lessons via Bread-Making in "52 Loaves"

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Local & Regional
12:10 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Man arrested for attempting to spread HIV

Daniel Paul Hedge
Tulsa County booking photo
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Local & Regional
12:09 pm
Mon May 24, 2010

Monday Morning's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
11:41 am
Mon May 24, 2010

Busy Agenda Ahead of Council

Councilor Jack Henderson
KWGS News Photo

Tulsa, OK –
Tulsa City Councilor Jack Henderson will again tomorrow attempt to get other councilors to buy onto his idea. He wants a one-cent city sales tax hike earmarked for public safety. In the past, the council has rejected the idea.

Parking meters will get the attention of the city council as well. The council will consider setting a uniform parking rate and hours for the city's meters. Right now, parking meters are not enforced after five-p-m .. that would be extended to eight under tomorrow's proposal.

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Local & Regional
11:34 am
Mon May 24, 2010

City and county to talk

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Local & Regional
9:27 am
Mon May 24, 2010

More Budget Woes

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. prison chief, patrol official see shortfalls

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma prison and highway patrol officials say the $6.7 billion budget crafted by the governor and legislative leaders falls short of what's needed to ensure the public's safety.

The budget for prisons was trimmed by 3 percent, and the budget for the Department of Public Safety was cut by 1 percent.

Justin Jones, director of the Oklahoma Corrections Department, said the shortfall at his agency could be as much as $46 million.

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