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4:07 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Budget Talks Move Forward

Governor Brad Henry
State of Oklahoma

Tulsa, OK – Governor Henry says tough choices will have to be made soon.

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Local & Regional
12:18 pm
Mon April 12, 2010

Muskogee Update

Muskogee, OK –

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) Police in Muskogee are providing additional security at two schools following a deadly weekend shooting at a local mall.

Police said Monday that officers are at Muskogee High School and at the district's 7th and 8th grade center. The number of officers at each school was not immediately released.

The shooting Saturday at Arrowhead Mall left 17-year-old Jarrod Reed of Muskogee dead and five other people wounded.

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Local & Regional
11:52 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Fatal Police Shooting

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa police shoot, kill man who threatens suicide

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say an officer shot and killed a man who was threatening suicide when the man pointed a handgun at officers.

Police said in a news release Monday that officers were called about 7:30 p.m. Sunday to an aviation business at Tulsa International Airport. Officers say they found 57-year-old Daniel Leroy Nichols sitting on the pavement holding a handgun and threatening suicide.

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Local & Regional
9:58 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Jones Quake

Jones, OK – Small earthquake recorded near Jones

JONES, Okla. (AP) Another small earthquake has been recorded by the U.S. Geological survey near Jones in central Oklahoma.

The U.S.G.S say a 3.0 magnitude quake was recorded just after 11 p.m. Sunday. No injuries or damage is reported.

Quakes of magnitude 2.5 to 3 are generally the smallest felt by people.


Copyright 2010 The Associated Press.

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Local & Regional
9:22 am
Mon April 12, 2010

Monday's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
10:26 am
Sun April 11, 2010

AG Investigates Charity

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. atty. gen. opens probe of Feed the Children

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma assistant attorney general says the attorney general's office is investigating allegations of misuse of funds at the Feed the Children charity.

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Local & Regional
7:53 pm
Sat April 10, 2010

More Federal Aid for Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – SBA approves declaration request

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The U.S. Small Business Administration (SBA) has approved Gov. Brad Henry's request for an economic injury declaration for five southwest Oklahoma counties where businesses were affected by the January ice storm.

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Local & Regional
7:52 pm
Sat April 10, 2010

Mankiller Remembered

Tahlequah, OK – Cherokee's Mankiller remembered as humble patriot

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) Former Cherokee Nation Chief Wilma Mankiller is being remembered as a patriot who was remarkable for both her strength and humility.

Hundreds of members of the Cherokee Nation and 170 tribal, state and federal officials gathered Saturday at a memorial service for Mankiller in Tahlequah (TAL'-ih-kwah), about 70 miles east of Tulsa. Mankiller led the Cherokee Nation from December 1985 until 1995.

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What's New?
3:38 pm
Sat April 10, 2010

How do emotions shape our worldview?

Public Radio Tulsa – This week on "The Really Big Questions with NPR's Lynn Neary" we ask How do emotions shape our worldview?

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Local & Regional
10:21 am
Sat April 10, 2010

Shooting Spree at Muskogee Mall

Muskogee, OK – 1 dead in shooting at Muskogee, Okla.

MUSKOGEE, Okla. (AP) A Muskogee, Okla., police spokesman says one person is dead and five or six have been injured in a shooting inside the downtown Arrowhead Mall, crowded with visitors attending the annual Azalea Festival.

Shoppers who were inside the mall were told by a public-address announcement to leave as quickly as possible, and gathered outside the mall. Several said they heard four or five shots just before the announcement about 4:15 p.m.

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