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7:52 am
Mon October 17, 2011

Murder Suicide at Coweta

Coweta, OK – COWETA, Okla. (AP) Investigators are releasing the names of a husband and wife who died in a murder-suicide last week in Coweta. Authorities say 53-year-old Teresa Wilson shot her 50-year-old husband, Daryl, in their home before she killed herself. Neighbors say the two were in the process of getting a divorce.

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Local & Regional
9:33 am
Sun October 16, 2011

Liquor Law Changes

Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma's proposed beer law would change market

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The beer market in Oklahoma may be in for a significant change if the sale of strong is approved for convenience and grocery stores.

The Tulsa World reports that 89 percent of beer purchased in Oklahoma has an alcohol content of 3.2 percent, the only kind it's legal to sell in grocery and convenience stores.

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Local & Regional
9:30 am
Sun October 16, 2011

Ultralight crash at Okmulgee

Okmulgee, OK – 2 injured at Okmulgee when ultralight crashes


OKMULGEE, Okla. (AP) Two people sustained injuries when their ultralight aircraft hit a power line and crashed near Okmulgee.

Oklahoma television station KWTV reports the crash occurred Friday night.

The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says the plane had engine trouble as the pilot attempted to land just north of Okmulgee near U.S. Highway 75.

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Local & Regional
9:23 am
Sun October 16, 2011

Election Approved

Tahlequah, OK – Cherokee election observer approves result

(Information in the following story is from: Tulsa World, http://www.tulsaworld.com)

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) An observer from the Carter Center in Atlanta has given his approval of the way the election for Cherokee Nation principal chief was conducted.

The Tulsa World reports that the center has released a report that says the center has confidence in the way the vote counting took place. The Cherokee Nation certified the result on Wednesday.

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Local & Regional
9:20 am
Sun October 16, 2011

Capitol Crumbles

Oklahoma Capitol
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Oklahoma City, OK – Oklahoma Capitol crumbles with no repair money

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The state Capitol has been a symbol of Oklahoma's history and aspirations since it opened in 1917.

It was built on an oilfield with dozens of working rigs that represented the state's hopes for prosperity. Its halls were lined with the portraits of famous residents, including humorist Will Rogers, Olympic champion Jim Thorpe and Soquoyah, creator of the Cherokee syllabary.

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Local & Regional
9:17 am
Sun October 16, 2011

Sunday Morning Quarterback

Undated – Here is the latest Oklahoma sports from The AP

LAWRENCE, Kan. (AP) Ryan Broyles became the NCAA's career receptions leader and Landry Jones threw for 363 yards and three scores as Oklahoma won big over Kansas 47-17 last night. Broyles finished with 13 catches for a school-record 217 yards. His 57-yarder in the second quarter broke former Purdue standout Taylor Stubblefield's record of 316 receptions. The senior from Norman added another TD catch in the fourth quarter.

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What's New?
5:42 pm
Sat October 15, 2011

Sperm

Public Radio 89.5 HD1 – Sperm carry half the genes needed for human life. In this hour of Radiolab: some basic questions and profound thoughts about reproduction. To begin, why so many sperm? We turn to the animal kingdom for answers, which lands us on a tour of sperm battles in ducks, flying pig sperm, and promiscuous whippoorwills. Then, we ponder fatherhood, and wonder...in a world where sperm can be frozen and kept for all eternity...what does the future holds for men? And we end quietly, with a widow struggling to keep some essence of her husband alive.

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Local & Regional
9:22 am
Sat October 15, 2011

Woman Killed in Tulsa County Crash

Sperry, OK – A car and a pick-up collided overnight at Highway 75 and 116th Street North. The Official Okkahoma Highway Patrol report says 24-year-old Lilia Lee of Collinsville ran a stop sign and pulled into the path of an oncoming pick-up truck.

The driver of the truck was injured and taken to the hospital. The OHP says Lee died at the scene and her body was trapped in the wreckage for several hours.

It took the Sperry, Collinville and Skiatook fire departments to extricate her. The road way was shot down for serval hours.

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Local & Regional
9:03 am
Sat October 15, 2011

Payne County Quake

Cushing, OK – Small earthquake recorded in central Oklahoma

CUSHING, Okla. (AP) The U.S. Geological Survey says a small earthquake has been recorded in Payne County in central Oklahoma.

The survey says a 2.6-magnitude quake struck at 4:50 p.m. Thursday about five miles north of Cushing.

A Payne County sheriff's dispatcher said there were no reports of injuries or damage.

Geologists say earthquakes with magnitudes of 2.5 to 3.0 are generally the smallest felt by humans.

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Local & Regional
8:58 am
Sat October 15, 2011

Joplin Rebuild

Joplin, MO – Habitat for Humanity to build 10 houses in Joplin

JOPLIN, Mo. (AP) Ten Joplin families are waiting in anticipation as Habitat for Humanity prepares to build them homes in two weeks.

The families, who lost homes in the May 22 tornado, on Thursday met their sponsors for the project, called Ten for Joplin. Habitat for Humanity will begin the building Oct. 29 and plans to finish by Nov. 13.

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