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1:05 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

A Chat with the Celebrated Classical Pianist Joseph Kalichstein

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Local & Regional
12:28 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

Drought Hurts Christmas Tree Crop

Tulsa, OK – Oklahoma drought claims Christmas tree farm

PURCELL, Okla. (AP) The drought in Oklahoma this year has left a Purcell Christmas tree farmer with no choice but to fold up his operation.

Bill Raisey told Tulsa television station KOTV that the drought killed so many of his Christmas trees that he is unable to recover.

The 83-year-old says this year's heat and drought was the worst he seen in 20 years of farming trees. Raisey says he lost more than 1,000 trees this year.

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Local & Regional
12:18 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

Burrrrrrrr

Tulsa, OK – Freeze warning in effect for much of Oklahoma

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Temperatures dipped into the 20s overnight in Oklahoma, though more moderate weather is in the forecast.

The National Weather Service issued a freeze warning for 59 counties in western, central and eastern Oklahoma through 10 a.m. Friday. The temperature was in the 20s and lower 30s over much of the state Friday morning.

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Local & Regional
12:15 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

More Testimony

Debbe Leftwich/Randy Terrill
State of Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Testimony to resume in Oklahoma bribery charges

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Testimony is scheduled to resume in a preliminary hearing that will determine whether a state legislator and a former state senator should stand trial on felony bribery charges.

Rep. Randy Terrill of Moore and ex-Sen. Debbe Leftwich of Oklahoma City will return to Oklahoma County District Court on Friday.

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Local & Regional
12:10 pm
Fri November 4, 2011

Occupy Tulsa Before the Council

Occupy Tulsa Protesters go before City Council
KWGS/TGOV

Tulsa, OK – Occupy Tulsa goes before the Tulsa City Council seeking a permit to stay in the city park and to waive fees and insurance. Organizer Samuel Mollick says they can't afford it.

The Council took no action on the request. No one from the parks department was at the meeting. Ten people were arrested at the park last night.

A crowd on the sidewalk sang "The Star-Spangled Banner" as officers took the protesters into custody at the Chapman Centennial Green park in downtown Tulsa.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Fri November 4, 2011

Friday Morning News

Tulsa, OK – Hear this morning's Top Local Stories from KWGS

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StudioTulsa
6:21 pm
Thu November 3, 2011

Proposed Charter Changes for the City of Tulsa: A Discussion

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Local & Regional
11:06 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Hornsby to Help

Anti-bullying news conference is held at ball park.
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Tulsa Public Schools today announced it will team up with the Tulsa Drillers, in conjunction with the Tulsa Metro Chamber's Partners In Education program, to deliver anti-bullying curriculum into elementary schools in the district.

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Local & Regional
9:06 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Health Care Reform

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. legislative panel to study health care law

JENKS, Okla. (AP) A legislative panel studying how the new federal health care law will affect Oklahoma is holding its fourth meeting.

The Joint Committee on Federal Health Care Law will hold a daylong meeting Thursday at the Tulsa Technology Center in Jenks.

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9:04 am
Thu November 3, 2011

Lawsuit Settled

Jay, OK – Okla. county to settle lawsuit for $13.5 million

JAY, Okla. (AP) Delaware County commissioners have decided to settle a federal lawsuit by former female jail inmates for $13.5 million.

Commissioners voted unanimously Wednesday for the agreement, which District Attorney Eddie Wyant says was in the county's best interest.

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