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4:27 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

Cantaloupe Warning Extended to Oklahoma

Oklahoma City, OK – Consumers warned not to eat Rocky Ford cantaloupe due to Listeria outbreak

The Oklahoma State Department of Health (OSDH), the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), and public health officials in multiple other states are investigating an outbreak ofListeria infections. The OSDH is joining other state and federal agencies in warning consumers, especially individuals at high-risk of Listeria infection, not to eat cantaloupe from the Rocky Ford, CO, growing region.

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1:57 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

More Downtown Living

Mayor Dewey Bartlett, joined by Julius Pegues
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – Mayor Dewey Bartlett, joined by Julius Pegues, chairman of the Tulsa Development Authority, and Dale Lancaster, Founding Principal of developer Quad States Companies/Arrington Developers, participated in a groundbreaking today to announce the start of construction of Riverbend Gardens Townhomes in downtown Tulsa.

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Local & Regional
8:50 am
Tue September 13, 2011

New Problem for Immigrants

Tulsa, OK – A shift in prioritizing immigration cases isn't changing the way law enforcement in Tulsa County operates. But Sheriff's Sgt. Shannon Clark says it's helping shine a light on individuals who are taking unfair advantage.

He says they're hearing more about rip-off artists misleading those who may have unrealistic hope of staying here or returning quickly.

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Local & Regional
8:49 am
Tue September 13, 2011

Award Offer In Gun Thefts

Tulsa, OK – ATF offers $5K reward in Tulsa gun shop burglary

TULSA, Okla. (AP) Federal authorities are offering a $5,000 reward for information about a Tulsa gun shop burglary.

Tulsa television station KOTV reports that 26 guns were stolen in the Sept. 4 burglary of Tulsa Firearms.

Bureau of Alcohol Tobacco and Firearms Special Agent Robert Champion says the burglars entered the store through a ventilation system on the roof and that they left through the back door.

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Local & Regional
8:00 am
Tue September 13, 2011

Tulsa Election Day

Tulsa, OK – This is primary election day in the City of Tulsa. Voters are going to the polls today to pick candidates for the Tulsa City Council's November General Election. There are elections in all of the nine council districts.

In Districts One and Five, the winner of today's primary will advance to the council seat. That is because no opposition party filed. Incumbent Democrat Jack Henderson and Republican Chris Trail both drew opponents from their own parties.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Tue September 13, 2011

Tuesday Morning's Top Local Stories

Tulsa, OK – Hear this morning's local news from 89.5/KWGS

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Local & Regional
6:06 am
Tue September 13, 2011

City Council Elections

Tulsa, OK – ***=Winner
DISTRICT #-1
WINNER ELECTED TO COUNCIL
DEMOCRAT:
***Jack Henderson (I) 79%
Twan Jones 10%
Jason Trent III 9%

DISTRICT #-2
WINNER WILL FACE PHILIP OYLER (D)
REPUBLICAN:
Judith Adams 27%
***Jeannie Cue 36%
Mathew Foster 16%
Nancy Rothman 19%


DISTRICT #-3
DEMOCRAT:
***David Patrick 65%
Roscoe Tuner (I) 45%
REPUBLICAN:
***David Bell 73%
Randall Reese 26%

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StudioTulsa
7:09 pm
Mon September 12, 2011

"Alexandre Hogue: An American Visionary"

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Local & Regional
1:00 pm
Mon September 12, 2011

Death From Copper Theft

Drumright, OK – Trial set for Okla. man in copper theft death

(Information in the following story is from: Sapulpa Daily Herald , http://www.sapulpadailyherald.com/)

DRUMRIGHT, Okla. (AP) A judge has ordered a trial for a 19-year-old man charged with second-degree murder in the electrocution of an 18-year-old with whom he was allegedly stealing copper in Drumright.

Trial is set for Sept. 28 in Creek County for Jacob Matherly of Drumright. He has pleaded not guilty.

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Local & Regional
12:59 pm
Mon September 12, 2011

Race for Chief

Bill John Baker
Bill John Baker

Tahlequah, OK – Smith, Baker each make loans to stay in chief race

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

TULSA, Okla. (AP) The candidates for principal chief of the Cherokee have each had to borrow to keep their campaigns afloat.

The Tulsa World reported Sunday that incumbent Chief Chad Smith took out bank loans totaling $40,000.

Challenger Bill John Baker has used a large part of his life savings to loan his campaign $150,000.

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