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3:36 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Ellis Island: The Story of an American Icon. (Encore Presentation.)

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Local & Regional
2:23 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Officer Charged

Officer Travis Ludwig's booking photo at the Tulsa Jail.
Tulsa County Jail

Tulsa, OK – Drug charges filed against Tulsa police officer

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Drug charges have been filed against a Tulsa police officer who was arrested last week.

Charges of possession of a controlled drug and possession of drug paraphernalia were filed Monday in Tulsa County District Court against 37-year-old officer Travis Ludwig.

Police say they found cocaine and a scale in a duffel bag Ludwig used to clean out his patrol car.

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Local & Regional
12:44 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

8th Graders to College

TCC's Dr. Sandra Massey addressed family and media at Tulsa Middle College High announcement.
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Tulsa, OK – Thirty-four eighth grade students from Tulsa Public Schools are now taking classes at Tulsa Community College's Northeast Campus thanks to a new alternative learning program called Middle College High School. TCC and TPS announce the launch of Middle College High School, the first program of its kind in northeastern Oklahoma, at a news conference Monday.

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Local & Regional
12:19 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

Oneok Sod

Sod is being installed at the new OneOk Field.

Tulsa, OK –
Tulsa's new downtown ballpark is getting grass this week.

Crews from the Riverview Sod Ranch started putting down the sod this morning on the Oneok Field. Ranch oo-owner Christy Brinney says they started in the infield and the outfield will be last.

The disease resistant grass was grown at the Riverview ranch in Leonard.

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Local & Regional
12:08 pm
Mon September 28, 2009

UPDATE: Dryer Death

Tulsa, OK – Attorneys want judge to unseal evidence

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The widow of a Cintas Corp. worker who fell into an industrial dryer and died in 2007 wants a federal judge to unseal for public viewing "more than 90 percent" of the evidence in her lawsuit against the nation's largest uniform supplier.

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Local & Regional
11:30 am
Sun September 27, 2009

Okmulgee County Woes

Okmulgee, OK –
OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Eight officials in Okmulgee County are charged with 38 misdemeanor counts of violating the state's Open Meetings Act.

Those charged include Sheriff Eddie Rice, Okmulgee city Police Chief Joe Prentice, County Commissioner James Connors and Criminal Trust Authority members Richard Larney, Charles Rogers, Bill Holcomb, Leslie Johnston and Billy Green.

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Local & Regional
11:29 am
Sun September 27, 2009

TU Wins

Tulsa, OK – Kinne leads Tulsa past Sam Houston State 56-3

TULSA (AP) G.J. Kinne threw for 264 yards and four touchdowns in two quarters as Tulsa demolished Sam Houston State 56-3 on Saturday in the Hurricane's home opener.

Tulsa (3-1) amassed 517 yards of total offense against the outmanned Bearkats (1-2) of the Southland Conference.

Kinne completed 12 of 15, including touchdown tosses of 16 and 34 yards to Trae Johnson, 63 yards to Damaris Johnson and 30 yards to Slick Shelley.

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Local & Regional
9:46 am
Sun September 27, 2009

The Race for Mayor

Dewey Bartlett, Jr. announces at the Tulsa Press Club he is running for mayor.
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Tulsa, OK – State's 2 senators endorse Bartlett in Tulsa race

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Oklahoma's two U.S. senators, who are both Republicans, have endorsed the GOP candidate in the upcoming Tulsa mayoral race.

Sens. Jim Inhofe and Tom Coburn both issued prepared statements Saturday in support of Dewey Bartlett Jr., who is on the Nov. 10 ballot opposite Democrat Tom Adelson and independents Mark Perkins and Lawrence Kirkpatrick.

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What's New?
10:35 pm
Sat September 26, 2009

Radio Lab: After Life

ON PUBLIC RADIO 89.5 HD1 – Radio Lab stares down the very moment of passing, and then speculates about what may lay beyond. It's an hour of queries, investigation and dreams, after the mortal coil has been shuffled off. Actor Jeffrey Tambor (Arrested Development) breathes life into a short story by neuroscientist David Eagleman.

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Local & Regional
11:32 am
Sat September 26, 2009

Tulsa Teen Killed While Getting off School Bus

A Tulsa Police cruiser
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Tulsa, OK – Tulsa teen shot exiting bus


TULSA, Okla. (AP) Tulsa police say a teenager was critically wounded and later died after being shot as he exited a school bus on the city's north side.

Police say the 16-year-old was shot in the head, back and neck about 4:45 p.m. as he exited the bus. A spokeswoman for Emergency Medical Services Authority says the teen was transported to St. John Medical Center in critical condition. Police confirm the teen died Friday evening.

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