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9:08 am
Wed March 31, 2010

Wednesday's Top Stories

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

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Local & Regional
2:29 pm
Tue March 30, 2010

City Council Action

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa City Council tables a proposal to create a savings account. The emergency fund will come up again next week. Some councilors favor the proposal so that the city would have a reserve account to draw upon in lean financial times.

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Local & Regional
10:56 am
Tue March 30, 2010

Good Friday at City Hall

Tulsa, OK –

City Hall and other City offices will be closed on Friday, April 2, for Good Friday. Public safety and mission critical operations, however, will operate as normal. Residents who need assistance with a water emergency may call 596-9488 day or night, and for a sewer problem call 669-6100.

Trash service in Tulsa also will operate as normal on Friday, including any scheduled curbside recycling.

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Local & Regional
9:42 am
Tue March 30, 2010

FOP Fund Raiser

Tulsa, OK – On Wednesday March 31, 2010 Members of the Oklahoma Fraternal Order of Police (FOP) will be raising funds from 6:00 AM to 8:30 AM at several locations in the Tulsa Metro Area. The funds will be collected to support the continuing care of 6 year old Jeremiah Mitchell, who was affected by the bacterial meningitis outbreak at the Oolagah/Talala schools.

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Local & Regional
9:39 am
Tue March 30, 2010

Tuesday's Top Stories

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

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StudioTulsa
4:21 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

A Conversation with the Noted Photographer Jose Galvez

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Local & Regional
3:46 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

New Washinton Coach

The entrance to Tulsa's Washington High School.
Tulsa Public Schools

Tulsa,OK – Darrell Hall is the new coach of Booker T. Washington High School. Hall, previously the head football coach of the Star Spencer Bobcats in Oklahoma City, led his team to a 4A state title last season.

"He's been very successful at Star Spencer, where he's been the head coach for over a half a decade," said Dr. Stephanie Spring, the district's athletic director. "He won the state championship there this year and he'll bring a competitive attitude and the expectation of winning to BTW. I look forward to great things to come."

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Local & Regional
12:29 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

Budget Work Closed

Oklahoma Capitol
KWGS News

Oklahoma City, OK – While members fret, doors closed on budget

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) While state lawmakers work on bills ranging from abortion to an opt-out of a new federal health care plan what many say they want is a hand in the roughly $6 billion state budget.

But the work is taking place among a handful of state leaders and mostly behind closed doors as the state faces an estimated $1.2 billion shortfall.

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Local & Regional
12:20 pm
Mon March 29, 2010

Overtime Costs

Tulsa, OK – TULSA, Okla. (AP) A late December snowstorm across Oklahoma resulted in nearly $706,000 in overtime pay to state Department of Transportation workers in January.

The pay reported by the Office of State Finance led all state agencies in overtime although the Department of Corrections had more overtime hours worked.

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