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7:06 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

The Tulsa Symphony Begins Its New Season with "Fate and Folklore"

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Local & Regional
12:00 pm
Fri September 9, 2011

Super Computer

The sign in front of Tulsa's new City Hall
KWGS News

Tulsa, OK – The Oklahoma Innovation Institute today announced that it has received a major federal grant to fund the institute's flagship asset, a dense memory supercomputer with the only computing capabilities of its kind in the region. The Tulsa Community Supercomputer puts Tulsa on the map with the most competitive technology clusters in the United States.

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11:58 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Day of Caring

Tulsa, OK – More than 4,100 volunteers participated in the Tulsa Area United Way's 20th annual Day of Caring on Friday, Sept. 9.

Volunteers gathered for a free breakfast and program at the Expo Square Pavilion before dispersing across the Tulsa area to work on projects for 61 Tulsa Area United Way (TAUW) partner agencies.

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8:58 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Academy Class Moved Up

Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – More Police officers will be on the Tulsa Streets soon.

The city is moving up its academy class from April of next year to December of this year. Tulsa Police Chief Chuck Jordan says this will help address the department's attrition issue.

Each academy class costs about 400-thousand dollars. If the city revenue picture continues to improve another class this fiscal year could be added.

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8:57 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Tulsans Look for Work as President Speaks

Sign directs people to Job Fair
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – President Obama spells out his jobs program before congress. It comes as Tulsans pour into the Renaissance Hotel to take part in a Tulsa Job Fair.

Over 1,000 people took part in the program aimed at matching workers and businesses.

Oklahoma's delegation in Washington did not care for the President's speech. Senator Inhofe saying the President has failed to learn his lessons and Congressman Sullivan saying the people are tired of speeches and want real solutions.

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7:53 am
Fri September 9, 2011

Friday Morning News

Tulsa, OK – Hear our 6 AM newscasts from this morning on KWGS:

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StudioTulsa
6:12 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

"Julia Child and Paul Child in the OSS" (Encore presentation.)

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1:35 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Union Campaigns

campaign signs are in front of the the Tulsa Fire Fighter's Union Hall
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK – The Tulsa Fire Fighters Union spends the day putting out yard signs on behalf of City Council candidates.

The Mayor has issued an executive order barring city employees from campaigning. Fire Fighters Union President Dennis Moseby says they are not using city employees.

Instead, the Union is using retired fire-fighters and the families of active members to put out the signs.

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Local & Regional
12:45 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Saving homeless pets

Mayor Bartlett addresses reporters outside the animal shelter
KWGS News photo

Tulsa, OK –
The city's animal shelter partners with the Humane Society of Tulsa to save the lives of homeless pets.

Mayor Bartlett says the partnership will reduce the number of cats and dogs being euthanized each year, increase pet adoptions, and save the city 600-thousand dollars

The Humane Society will work with other pet agencies in the effort to adopt out more homeless cats and dogs.

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12:44 pm
Thu September 8, 2011

Tax Credit Review

Oklahoma City, OK – Chairman: Okla. tax credits should face scrutiny

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) The head of a task force examining hundreds of millions of dollars in tax breaks offered by Oklahoma each year says the state's Quality Jobs Program that provides cash rebates to companies that hire new employees should be viewed as a model for other state tax incentives.

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