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10:06 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Verdict in Murder Trial

Bartlesville, OK – Okla. man convicted of murder in fatal shooting

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

BARTLESVILLE, Okla. (AP) A Washington County jury has convicted a Bartlesville man of first-degree murder in a fatal shooting on New Year's Eve.

The panel found Kyle Eulitt guilty Thursday in the shooting death of 22-year-old Ronald Watts. The Tulsa World reports that jurors recommended a sentence of life in prison.

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8:05 am
Sat September 3, 2011

Tulsa Judge Tabbed for Higher Court

Oklahoma City, OK – Fallin chooses Thornbrugh for civil appeals court

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Gov. Mary Fallin has selected District Judge Tom Thornbrugh to fill an Oklahoma Court of Civil Appeals vacancy.

Thornbrugh has served as district judge in Tulsa County since 1997 and is currently presiding judge. He has overseen more than 200 jury trials involving civil and criminal matters.

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Local & Regional
1:01 pm
Fri September 2, 2011

Cherokee Freedmen Protest

Local & Regional
11:39 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Redistricting Challenge Tossed

State Senator Jim Wilson
State of Oklahoma
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11:37 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Oklahoma Parks

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11:30 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Grass Fires Continue

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8:09 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Gun Pointed at Wildfire Chopper

A similar helicopter is pictured fighting a fire near Turley.
KWGS News

Noble, OK – Okla. troopers say rifle pointed at helicopter

NOBLE, Okla. (AP) The Oklahoma Highway Patrol says someone pointed a rifle at an Oklahoma National Guard helicopter that was helping battle a fire in Cleveland County.

Trooper Betsy Randolph said the incident occurred about 4:40 p.m. Thursday in Noble. Randolph says a Blackhawk helicopter equipped with a bucket was picking up water at a pond near 48th Street and Etowah Road when the pilot noticed a man on an all-terrain vehicle pointing a rifle at the aircraft.

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8:08 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Over Ride

Tulsa, OK – One-minute: 23-seconds.

That is how long it took the Tulsa City Council to over-ride Mayor Bartlett's veto last night. The mayor had vetoed a ballot question that called for a vote on a change of government to a City Manager form with a weak mayor.

City Councilor Roscoe Turner was the force behind the proposal. He denied it was a council power grab.

The council voted 8-to-one to over-ride the veto. G-T Bynum was the lone no vote.


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8:05 am
Fri September 2, 2011

Cloud Steps Down

Jeff Cloud
Corporation Commission

Oklahoma City, OK – Okla. Corporation Commissioner to resign post

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) Oklahoma Corporation Commissioner Jeff Cloud says he's resigning his post after nine years on the regulatory panel.

Cloud announced Thursday he is stepping down by the end of the month to take a job as vice president of natural gas with Enid-based Continental Resources.

The three-member Corporation Commission regulates public utilities, railroads and the state's oil and gas industry.

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