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1:17 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

Twins Found Abandoned Twins

Shawnee, OK – Call led Shawnee authorities to abandoned twins

SHAWNEE, Okla. (AP) Authorities in Shawnee say a phone call to dispatchers led to the discovery of twins left in a pickup truck outside a fire station.

The twin boy and girl were found about 6:30 a.m. Saturday in the back of the truck owned by fire Lt. Chuck Tade that was parked outside the station.

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Local & Regional
12:29 pm
Mon May 3, 2010

New Bidder for D-TAG

Dollar-Thrifty headquarters on 31st Street in Tulsa.
KWGS News Photo

New York City, NY – Avis to Dollar Thrifty: We will top Hertz bid

NEW YORK (AP) Avis says rival rental car company Dollar Thrifty is selling itself too cheaply to Hertz, and promised to top the buyout offer announced last week.

In a letter to two top executives at Dollar Thrifty, Avis said Monday it wants Dollar Thrifty to open its books before it counters the $1.17 billion offer from Hertz Global Holdings.

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Local & Regional
10:33 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Economic Update

Omaha, NE – The Business Conditions Index for the Mid-America region climbed for the fifth straight month, pointing to a growing economy in the months ahead, according to the April Business Conditions survey of supply managers and business leaders in a nine-state region.

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StudioTulsa
9:34 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Veto Showdown

Oklahoma Capitol
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Oklahoma City, OK – Henry vetoes set showdown in Okla. Legislature

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) More political showdowns are likely between Oklahoma lawmakers and Gov. Brad Henry after the GOP-controlled Legislature successfully overrode the Democratic governor's vetoes of two abortion bills.

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Local & Regional
9:31 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Alzheimer's Expected to Spread

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahomans with Alzheimer's expected to increase

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A neurologist at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center says better recognition of Alzheimer's disease and an aging population mean the incidence of the disease is likely to grow in Oklahoma.

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StudioTulsa
9:30 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Alzheimer's Expected to Spread

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahomans with Alzheimer's expected to increase

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) A neurologist at the Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center says better recognition of Alzheimer's disease and an aging population mean the incidence of the disease is likely to grow in Oklahoma.

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Local & Regional
9:13 am
Mon May 3, 2010

Abortion Law on Hold

Oklahoma City, OK – Attorneys agree to block on Okla. ultrasound law
TIM TALLEY,Associated Press Writer


OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Attorneys for Oklahoma Attorney General Drew Edmondson have agreed to a court order requested by abortion providers to temporarily block enforcement of the state's new abortion law.

The law requires pregnant women to have an ultrasound and hear a detailed description of the fetus before they can get an abortion.

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Local & Regional
9:22 am
Sun May 2, 2010

Self-Governance Permit

Tahlequah, OK – Keetoowah Band gets self-governance nod from US

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) The United Keetoowah Band of Cherokee Indians says the federal Interior Department has approved its application for the agency's Self-Governance Program.

The announcement made last week culminated years of effort intended to obtain the designation.

Participation in the program will give the tribe greater flexibility in its use of Bureau of Indian Affairs funding for tribal programs.

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Local & Regional
9:18 am
Sun May 2, 2010

Arrow Trucking Update

Tulsa, OK – Official says defunct firm's workers may get $720K

TULSA, Okla. (AP) A bankruptcy court official says former employees of Arrow Trucking Co. may be able to get more than $720,000 in wages owed them when the Tulsa trucking company shut down in December.

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What's New?
6:51 pm
Sat May 1, 2010

Can Science Explain What We Believe?

Public Radio Tulsa – Wherever we look, in every corner of human history, we find religion. No other living species has it why do we? How did it evolve, and what's it for?

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