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5:38 pm
Wed September 14, 2011

"Finding Math in Everyday Activities with Young Children"

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Local & Regional
4:52 pm
Wed September 14, 2011

Carter to Observe Tribe Vote

Tahlequah, OK – Carter Center to observe Cherokee chief election

TAHLEQUAH, Okla. (AP) A team from the Carter Center will observe the scheduled Sept. 24 election of a principle chief for the Cherokee Nation in Oklahoma.

The election was scheduled after a June election ended with both incumbent Chief Chad Smith and challenger Bill John Baker twice being declared the winner following counts and recounts.

The Carter Center said in a news release Wednesday that it is sending observers because of uncertainty following that election.

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Local & Regional
11:11 am
Wed September 14, 2011

Avis Walks Away

Dollar-Thrifty headquarters on 31st Street in Tulsa.
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Tulsa, OK – Avis bows out! The car rental firm says it is no longer interested in acquiring Tulsa based Dollar Thrifty.

Avis and Hertz have been in a bidding war for the company. So much so, that the D-Tag board asked the firms to put up their best offer or go away.

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Local & Regional
9:47 am
Wed September 14, 2011

More DHS Criticism

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. DHS attorney denies open meetings violations

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) An Oklahoma Department of Human Services attorney denies that DHS commissioners violated the state's Open Meeting Act but promises they'll do a better job of informing the public.

Attorney Charles Waters says in a letter to Oklahoma County District Attorney David Prater that there has been "no blatant disregard of law." The letter said commissioners will work to make agenda items clearer about possible commission actions.

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Local & Regional
7:53 am
Wed September 14, 2011

Wednesday Morning News

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

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StudioTulsa
7:14 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

"Beijing Welcomes You"

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Local & Regional
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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Local & Regional
1:57 pm
Tue September 13, 2011

More Downtown Living

Mayor Dewey Bartlett, joined by Julius Pegues
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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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